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Unlikely Vessels
I Corinthians 1:26-29

I Corinthians 1:26-29)says, "For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called. But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty; and the base things of the world and the things which are despised God has chosen, and the things which are not, to bring to nothing the things that are, that no flesh should glory in His presence."

God delights in calling and using those the world passes by and counts as nothing. One old preacher said, "God isn't looking for golden vessels, God isn't looking for silver vessels, God is looking for yielded vessels." I think that is true.

It is amazing what God can do through someone's life who doesn't have to have the credit. You may feel like you do not have much to offer. If that is the case, then you are perfect! When God does great things through you, then He will get the credit. People will know it was Him and not you!

God is looking for yielded vessels that He can use in a dynamic, community-altering way. Why not say today, "Here I am Lord, use me;" and after praying that simple prayer, get ready. God may bring some amazing opportunities your way to step out and be used for His glory.

By Bayless Conley

For Your Information

     For the months of January, February and March, we will not be having our Sunday Night Bible Studies. In lieu of this service we are encouraging our Men and Women to join the Bible Studies that will be going on throughout the week.
     The ladies will be meeting on Sunday nights at 6 PM at various homes.
     Likewise, the men will be having their study on Saturdays at 8 AM. The men will be going through Spiritual Leadership by J. Oswald Sanders.
     If you missed signing up for this or are interested in joining, please see Pamela Bish for the ladies, and Pastor Robinson for the men. We pray and hope to see you involved in these studies.

PLEASE NOTE - We will be forgoing our monthly meals for January, February, and March

January 19 - Annual Business Meeting at 7:30 PM

February 5 - Soup Cook-Off

     Visit us at www.fbcmidway.com for more information about our church, as well as previous sermons. Our website has much to offer.


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210 Front Street| PO Box 545 | Midway | Pennsylvania 15060

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