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Helping you prepare for our time of worship together this Sunday.
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Summary Thought
The primary cure for these ills (materialism) is to use wealth as the Lord prescribes. We must not hoard, for hoarding is wasting. We keep some for proper enjoyment, save sensibly for the future, and give much to the Lord and his work.     
Dan Doriani

Scripture Text for Sunday Morning

James 5:1–6 (ESV)

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days. Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence.You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. You have condemned and murdered the righteous person. He does not resist you.

Discussion Questions
To whom is James addressing this rebuke?

Why is the tone of this passage so much more harsh than any other portion of the letter?

What are the main points of James' rebuke to the unrighteous wealthy?

What are the righteous (those following Christ) to learn from this passage?

How can we honor God with our wealth?
Songs for Sunday's Service
And Can It Be?” 

Glory Be To God The Father” 

Sanctuary” 

Benediction Song (My Friends May You Grow in Grace)
Announcements
Daylight Savings Time - please remember to set your clocks back one hour this Sunday morning for Daylight Savings.

The Lord's Supper will be celebrated during worship this Sunday morning, please plan accordingly.

Rise with the Guys will meet this Saturday at 7:00 am.  We will be studying Judges 3 (Othniel, Ehud, and Shamgar).

Women's Bible Study will meet on Saturday at 8:30 am.  We will be studying 1 Corinthians 16.  Be sure to come with your suggestions for our next study.

Operation Christmas Child: Reminder that today at 2:00 pm, is the Packing Party, in the Fellowship Hall. Your help will be needed, so even if you only have an hour or can’t come right at 2:00—please still come!

Sunday November 3rd is designated as the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. More information is available on the additional insert in today’s bulletin. There is also a copy of a prayer schedule for the month of November on the information center in the narthex.

The Deacons will meet this Wednesday night, at 7:30 pm.

Janitor Positions… Bids for the two janitor positions for 2020 are now open until November 6th. There are copies of the job description on the information desk, in the narthex. If you have any questions, or want to submit a bid, please contact one of the Deacons of Building & Property.

Attention Parents: Christmas songs for the Christmas program are in your mailboxes and both parents and kids are encouraged to practice the songs at home, in the car, or during family devotions. New this year is an opportunity for your child to play a Christmas song on the piano, or other instrument, for the prelude. Details about the program are attached to the song sheets. Extra copies of the songs can be found in the wall file, near Judy’s office.






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