Focus As you quiet yourself for this brief time, be willing to be open to God in whatever way that may take place. Read Luke 14:12-14 (ESV) 12 He said also to the man who had invited him, “When you give a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich […]
Focus Let yourself become open to God and the knowledge that comes from the Word. Ask God for a peace at this time. Read Isaiah 6:1-4 (ESV) 1 In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. 2 Above him stood […]
Patricia Newberry Huitt, 90, of Eastland, Texas, died April 24, 2022. Pat was a member of Newberry Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Red River Presbytery) near Millsap, Texas. Born to a prominent pioneer family, the log cabin in which Pat was raised is now located at the Doss Heritage and Cultural Center in Weatherford, Texas.
Othema McConnell, 101, of Garland, Texas, died April 21, 2022. She was a long-time Sunday school teacher at Searcy Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Arkansas Presbytery) in Searcy, Arkansas.
Focus Stop and thank God for being present with you today. Ask for God’s guidance as you hear God’s voice through scripture and the writer. Read Psalm 122 Song of Praise and Prayer for Jerusalem A Song of Ascents. Of David. 1 I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of […]
Focus Experience silence in the midst of your busy day. Take some time to relax into a time to be with God. Read Psalm 122 New Revised Standard Version Psalm 122 Song of Praise and Prayer for Jerusalem A Song of Ascents. Of David. 1 I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to […]
George Cicero Mays, 83, of Greeneville, Tennessee, died April 23, 2022. He was currently serving as treasurer of the Presbytery of East Tennessee. George attended Gass Memorial Cumberland Presbyterian Church from 1946 until it closed. There he served as an elder, clerk, and treasurer for more than 30 years. He then attended Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian […]
Cumberland Road podcast: Mark Davis – The Church Showing Unconditional Love & Acceptance This week on the Cumberland Road podcast is guest Mark Davis. Mark is an ordained elder and recently retired magazine editor and team leader for the Communications Ministry Team of the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination. In our conversation, he shares about the impact […]
Bob L. Mayberry, 94, of Ada Oklahoma, died March 21, 2022. He was a life-long Cumberland Presbyterian at the Covenant Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Red River Presbytery), formerly Latta Cumberland Presbyterian Church, in Ada. Bob was also a long-time subscriber to the Cumberland Presbyterian magazine.
Focus Pay attention to the tension in your body. Let go of it and any expectations to do anything other than God’s will today. Prepare yourself to hear God’s word. Read Revelation 2:8-11 New Revised Standard Version The Message to Smyrna 8 “And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: These are the words […]