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To Make New And Deeply Rooted Disciples Of Jesus Christ.

Our Vision Is:
Inviting and Welcome All - Sharing Jesus- Changing Lives
How Often Are You Amazed?


I'm not talking about simply being impressed with something or someone...


No, how often are we amazed...
How often is something so amazing that we are at a loss for words?


When was the last time you were "AMAZED" by Jesus?


I often wonder if we've lost our ability to amazed...
or
If our faith in Jesus has become so routine that we no longer find amazement in it...






Sermon Title:
"How To Be Amazed"
Luke 2:41-52
Christmas Eve
Worship Service Video

December 24
Christmas Eve
Sermon Video

December 24


Title: "Welcoming The Guest"

Scripture: Luke 2:1-20
Worship Service Video

Sunday, December 27
Sermon Video

Sunday, December 27


Title: "Trusting In The Small Gift"

Scripture: Luke 2:21-40
Please Keep Those With COVID-19 In Your Prayers.


Susie Belveal

Erlene Hagburg

Family of Buddy Foster
Why God Gave Choice

Bible Study
Link:
Click Here For Link To Study



Once you click on the link, you will be directed to the Bible.

First, to Carissa's Message on Genesis 1-11
Click Here To Listen To Carissa's Message

Next, watch the Genesis 1-11 Video below.
Video For Bible Study
Questions For Reflection:

1: What image stood out to you in the video and why?

2: How did Carissa’s message challenge or encourage you today?


Read:

Genesis 1:26-28, 2:16-18, 3:1-15


God created humanity in the image of God and called them to partner with him in expanding his creation. But partnership requires trust, so God gave humanity the freedom to make their own choices. Sadly, the first humans made the choice to trust their own wisdom over God’s. This began a downward spiral of selfishness, violence, and pain for humanity. But God intervened with humans to their place of true partnership.

Question 1:

Knowing good and evil seems like a good thing, but in this story we see humans choose their own definition of good and evil over God’s. How does the story help us understand what is not good about eating from the tree of knowing good and evil?


Question 2:

Consider the irony and deception in the snake’s words when he says, “When you eat from the tree, your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil” (Genesis 3:5). Review Genesis 1:26-31 and 2:15-17. How are the humans already made like God? And what do they already know about what is good and bad?

Question 3:

In order to reject God’s warnings, what did the first humans have to believe about God, themselves, and the fruit? Be specific. Now consider a time in your life when you neglected God’s warnings. How can you relate with the first humans?

Question 4:

In order to appreciate and heed God’s warnings, what do you need to believe about God, yourself, and something you struggle to avoid? Be specific and write out your answer. Why do you or don’t you believe the truths on your list?

Question 5:

Review Genesis 3:7-8 and identify what kinds of things are lost after the first humans reject God’s warning. How have similar consequences followed your own regrettable choices?

Question 6:

The consequences that humans face for neglecting God’s warnings are difficult, but God promises hope. Review God’s promise in verse 15. What do you observe? Identify a specific area in your life where you sense your need for redemption. With this in mind, how does this promise specifically impact you today?

Question 7:

How can these reflections turn into a prayer? Take time now to thank God for Jesus, who fulfilled God’s promise and made a way for us to live in fellowship with God again. Be honest with God about the ways you have trusted your own understanding over his wisdom. Lift up the list you wrote in question four and ask for God’s Spirit to rewrite it on your heart.

Thank you for your support of the life-transforming and life-changing ministries of First United Methodist Church!


You can give to the church by any of the four methods below.
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Instructions:
a) On the right side of the giving page you will a place to sign in or a box to "create profile."
You will be asked to sign in if you have created a profile.  If this is your first time using FUMC Borger's online giving option, you will be asked to create a profile.
b) After signing in or creating a profile, enter the amount you wish to give in the boxes to the left on the giving page.  You can give to the General Budget, Missions, Memorials, and Mission Possible Kids.  There is also an option to help offset the processing fee for paying online.
c) Once you've entered the amount, choose the donation frequency: one time, weekly, biweekly, and monthy.  If you set up recurring payments, you will have to enter donation start and end dates.
d) Click on continue and follow the instructions.

2) Mail donation to the church.
Address:
200 N. McGee St
Borger, TX 79007

3) Bring Donation to the Church Office.
If you want to bring your donation to the church office, please call before coming.  I have instructed the church staff to work on a reduced schedule to minimize their chances of coming into contact with the virus.
Church Phone Number: 806-273-7583

4) Give by Text on your smartphone
Instructions:
a) Text Phone #: 806-553-1877, Type "Give", and send the text.
b) Click the link you receive
c) Fill out the form
d) click finish
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