Senator Floyd Morris made history in Jamaica’s Parliament last week when he became the first visually impaired person to be appointed chairman of the national legislature’s upper house. He is an Adventist Church member and an advocate for the disabled, according to the Jamaica Observer newspaper
Recently Joshua’s family moved from their country home into a new home in town.
This week in 1863, in the midst of the United States Civil War, a small group met in Battle Creek, Michigan, and formed the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, commonly called the GC by employees and members of the denomination. Six state conferences had organized over the previous three or four years and each sent delegates to the meeting. The minutes of the meeting are only seven pages.
God is always ready to forgive and restore . – At every turn in our lives God is with us and seeks our faithfulness . Our verse of reference in 2 Chronicles 33 is: ” And when he prayed to him, the Lord was moved by his entreaty and listened to his plea; so he brought him back to Jerusalem and to his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that the Lord is God.
Key Thought : We may not understand why tragedy happens, or injustice, violence, and evil; but we can trust God through it all. [Teaching plan for Trusting God's Goodness May 20, 2013 ] 1. Have a volunteer read Habakkuk 1:2-5 A.
Apostasy and divine love . – Regardless of our sinfulness, God’s love waits for us to hear His call and be restored. Our verse of reference in 2 Chronicles 26 is: ” Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years. Unlike David his father, he did not do what was right in the eyes of the Lord .” (2 Chronicles 28:1 NIV)