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From the monthly archives: November 2009

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Title: Who Will See You Today? by Marc Wyatt, CBF Field Personnel

Bible Reading: Matthew 5:14a NIV You are the light of the world. The Message Here's another way to put it: You're here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world.   Something to Think About: Jesus told his companions that they were the light of the world. That was a pretty big thing to say wasn’t it? Each one was unique. Each had their good and bad qualities. And yet he said, “You are the light of the world’. I’m sure that caught the disciples a little off guard because they knew who they were; their true secret self that no one could see. Light of the World was a figure of speech that Jesus would later use to describe himself (John 9:5). That makes more sense doesn’t it? We would all agree that he has what it takes to light the world’s way. The disciples would learn over time through their relationship with Christ what it meant to be lights. It was something that was meant to be public; obvious to everyone who met them, friend and stranger alike. They b ...

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Thanksgiving by Tiffne Whitley, CBF Field Personnel

Give thanks to the Lord, call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done. ― I Chronicles 16:8 Often when I wake up in the morning, I find myself thanking God for the many blessings in my life. I am thankful for the home that God has provided for my family – our terrace apartment in southern Spain. I am thankful for Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. I am thankful that God has used CBF to send us here to minister to people from West Africa. We have had the opportunities to become friends with people from the places in Africa where we previously lived and learned the languages. It is so much fun to greet these precious people in their language from home. We have had the opportunities to meet people from Senegal, the Gambia, Nigeria, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, Cameroon, Mauritania, Morocco, and Algeria, as well as people from Latin America and Romania. I am very thankful for my three precious children and my husband. Give thanks in all circumstances, f ...

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