FNF 12/6/13

Happy Thursday folks!

I hope we all enjoyed our Thanksgiving. FNF is back this week, and we'll be meeting at Rob's place 

We'll meet at 7:15 for the physical feast, and begin our spiritual feast at 7:45.

Our study leader for the evening is Victor!

Please bring drinks, cups, utensils, and food items (salad, fruit, bread etc.) to contribute to the meal.

Come one, come all, and let us worship together! Happy Sabbath when it comes.


On behalf of FNF, I'd like to take a moment to congratulate Alesis and Rose on their wedding this past weekend! We love you guys and want to wish you God's blessings in this new phase of your journey together!


Taken from Our Daily Bread (12/5/13) 

Get Your “Wanter” Fixed

When my wife was a young girl in Austin, Texas, Carlyle Marney was her family’s neighbor, pastor, and friend. One of his off-hand remarks about being content became one of her family’s enduring expressions: “Dr. Marney says, ‘We just need to get our wanter fixed.’”
It’s so easy to want more than we need and to become more focused on getting than on giving. Soon, our desires dictate our choices.
When the apostle Paul wrote to the followers of Jesus in the city of Philippi, he told them, “I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content . . . . I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need” (Phil. 4:11-12). Paul was saying, in effect, “I’ve had my ‘wanter’ fixed.” It’s important to note that Paul was not born with contentment. He learned it in the difficult circumstances of everyday life.
During this season of the year, when shopping and buying often take center stage in so many countries and cultures, why don’t we decide to focus on being satisfied in our present circumstances? It may sound difficult, but Paul, when talking about learning to be content said, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (v.13).
Help us, Lord, to learn contentment when life is rough. Protect us from believing the lie that having more will bring us happiness. May we be content with what You have given.
Contentment begins with having fewer wants.