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National Qualifiers!

We figured out on Wednesday that Amy, Bethany, David and I all made it to nationals. We are now studying 1 Timothy, learning 400 - 600 more verses and still reviewing 2 Timothy and the summer verses. 
Amy - 26th place in Seniors Bethany - 87th place in Seniors Carissa - 16th place in Juniors David - 26th place in Juniors
If the Lord wills we will be in Pigeon Forge, TN on November 14 -17! Looking forward to a great fall of studying and memorizing God's word! And to all Bible Bee contestants: Even if you did not make it to nationals you are still a winner because you hid God's word in your heart.

Locals!

August 25 Saturday morning at 7:15 found us driving towards the local Bible Bee. We were SO excited. We arrived around 7:30 and helped with registration, taking food downstairs and anything that needed to be done. We became more and more excited as the time drew closer to when we would begin testing. Around 9:00 we all gathered in the sanctuary as our host welcomed us. We sang some, prayed and heard the rules. Then came the time I had been waiting for...the roll call for the juniors to take their written test. We all lined up and headed downstairs where we completed a 200 question test in 1 hour. It was a lot of fun. While the Juniors took their written test the seniors and primaries did their oral rounds where they quoted their scripture passages in front of two judges. After the Junior written test was over we all headed back upstairs to the sanctuary where we waited until our name was called. After each junior completed their oral round they were taken to "The family fun room&…

Happy Birthday Daddy!

Hope you had a wonderful, special day, Daddy! I love you lots!

Some Favorite Bible Bee Passages

1 Chronicles 16:8-12 Oh give thanks to the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples. Sing to him, sing praises to him, tell of all his wondrous works. Glory in his holy name, let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his presence continually. Remember the wondrous works that he has done his miracles and the judgments he uttered. 
Psalm 9:1-4 I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart, I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and exult in you, I will sing praise to your name, O Most High. When my enemies turn back they stumble and perish before your presence. For you have maintained my just cause, you have sat on the throne giving righteous judgment.
Ephesians 6:10-18 Finally be strong in the Lord, and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood but against the rulers, aga…