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CBMC NORTHLAND AREA DIRECTOR – ALAN SMITH

 

 

October, 2012

 

Dear Friend,

Guys, I just found out minutes ago....... we are in shock......please pray.

These are the words one of our fellow CBMC members wrote a few weeks ago at the top of an email in which he outlined the unfolding of a significant, potentially life-changing event. His first instinct was to lean on some of the most important people in his life: his CBMC Team brothers. That team has been together through mountain top and valley experiences for over 6 years.

As I reflect on the experiences our members have faced over the years – in good times and bad, I consistently see the reflex of teams going to God in prayer, knowing that He hears and acts.

What an honor for all of us in CBMC Northland to realize and experience the love of God flowing through people who love and sincerely care about each other.

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:6-7)

Since receiving the afore mentioned letter, I spent a cool autumn weekend in Northern Minnesota enjoying God's pallet of colors and smells related to the changing of seasons. While trekking to the wood shed one evening for a few fireplace logs, I couldn't help but marvel at the clarity and number of stars in the sky. As I reflected and prayed for our brother, an amazing sense of peace and joy rushed over me, knowing that the Creator of hundreds of billions of stars in one of the hundreds of billions of galaxies hears our each and every word, knows our each and every thought, and loves us infinitely.

It would be an honor for me to hear your stories of how God has answered prayers from your CBMC Team. Will you take a few minutes today to email them to me at asmith@cbmc.com?

He is the Maker of the Bear and Orion, the Pleiades and the constellations of the south. (Job 9:9)

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