Denise Day Spencer

November 2, 2009

Children’s object lesson: The parable of the yeast

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SCRIPTURE: Matthew 13:33
OBJECTS: a loaf of homemade bread, a package of yeast

Today we’re going to look at a parable of Jesus that is such a short little story that it’s told in just one verse. He said the kingdom of God is like a woman who took yeast and mixed it all through a lump of bread dough. That’s it; that’s the whole story! What on earth does it mean? (more…)

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January 3, 2006

On New Year’s resolutions

Filed under: Uncategorized — denisedayspencer @ 3:43 am

Today my husband, Michael, asked me if I’d made any New Year’s resolutions. I told him that I’ve got enough work to do just trying to make a renewed effort to keep the resolutions I set for myself and never quite achieved last year.

I never set my standards too high in the resolutions department; I know myself too well! But there is something nice about the chance to start over. Whether it’s a new morning or a new year, God knew we would need many opportunities to try again.

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