Crag Ministries Newsletter – November 2014
Have you ever traveled to visit someone’s house that you’ve never been to before? Those of you who have ever been given that task know that it can sometimes be quite an adventure. No matter how clear the directions, it seems as if you always have difficulty finding at least one street or turn. As you search and scope out streets signs you almost always think to yourself, “Did I miss it?” Did I miss the street I was looking for or did I miss my turn.
As the fall begins to pass away and winter arrives I find myself asking the question, “Did I miss it?” Stores are filled with sleighs, ornaments, snowflakes, and snowmen. Instead of the normal “shopping instrumentals”, the speakers sound forth with songs about “jingle bells” and “frosty snowmen”, and again I ask myself “did I miss it?” Did I miss Thanksgiving or has society made an executive decision to bypass the time of year when we are to give thanks and moved full speed ahead to the season of giving and getting?
Giving thanks is not simply a good idea, but it is a command given to us in Scripture. “O give thanks unto the LORD; call upon his name: make known his deeds among the people.” (Psalm 105:1) “O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.” (Psalm 107:1) The people of God should be the most thankful people in the entire world. As a Child of God we should be thankful for; Jesus Christ, Eternal Life, a home in Heaven, Grace, Mercy, Hope, Peace, Joy, Longsuffering, Truth, Righteousness, and hundreds more gifts from God. I want to challenge all of the friends of Crag Ministries to take time to give thanks this Thanksgiving. Our Lord always has time for us, and we need to take time to bow our heart and our head and say, “Lord, Thank You!”
I also want to say thank you to all of the faithful supporters of Crag Ministries. I am truly thankful to God for your prayers and kind donations that keep this ministry moving forward. God has truly blessed this work and we are excited about what he has planned for us in the future. Happy Thanksgiving from Crag Ministries!
Serving the King,