Family and Faith Magazine Christmas Edition Issue 11 - Page 10

FAITH 5 “ Praiseworthy MOMENTS OF2016 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things,. We ” – Philippians 4:8 are encouraged to think on good things and for good reason, since “as a man thinketh so is he,” meaning whatever occupies the mind of a person tends to define that person’s behavior and character. As we round out 2016, Family and Faith Magazine is pleased to reflect on some of the good and praiseworthy moments of 2016. Praise God with us: 1. For how God spared Jamaica a direct hit from Hurricane Matthew. He still calms storms! “They came to Jesus and woke Him up, saying, ‘Master, Master, we are perishing!’ And He got up and rebuked the wind and the surging waves, and they stopped, and it became calm,” – Luke 8:24. 10 2. That the 4 x 100 Olympics male team stopped to pray after their electrifying victory at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. They showed that, “every good gift and every perfect gift (their amazing athletic talent) is from above, and cometh down from the Father bƖvG2vFv2f&&VW72VFW"6FrbGW&r( ( 0W2rFW&Vf&R( WBWfW'FrF@2'&VF&6RFR$B&6RFR$B( Ю( 26Sbࠠ