Posts from July 2020

Posts from July 2020

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The Life of Joseph

The life of Joseph has always been one that stands out to most who have done any study of the Old Testament. He was the favorite in many respects of his father and the source of much jealousy from his brothers. They sold him at a young age to traders headed for Egypt and it was in that foreign land he would spend the rest of his days. His life was a bit like a good roller coaster, several peaks…
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Remember Not to Forget 

It is astounding how many people God will use to bless us in an incredible number of ways during a lifetime. The people who bless us seem to be remarkably diverse – they have different backgrounds, personalities, gifts, and are different ages. They have different skin tones and appearances. What they all have in common is that they blessed us at some point in our lives. Whether in great or small ways, these people invested in us, and our lives…
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What Those Who Belong To God Must Do 

It really is that simple! We must not overcomplicate the desires of God when it comes to those who are in a right relationship with Him. Will you allow Paul to make four simple points that really sum up what those who belong to God will do. You can read it simply from your copy of God’s word in 1 Timothy 6:11-12. Oh yes, so much more could be said, but when the man of God is contrasted with the…

An Update from Your Elders

Texas Governor Abbott issued a mandate on Thursday for all Texans to wear a mask when out in public to help curb the increase in recent COVID-19 cases throughout the state. Our Westside elders “strongly recommend” members comply with the spirit of the Governor’s executive order in our assemblies out of concern for one another’s health as well as a desire to obey the laws of our state government. Your cooperation in this would be most appreciated. Children 10  and…