WELCOME TO
NEW BEGINNING ASSEMBLY OF GOD
 
New Beginning Assembly is a church that believes in Jesus,
a church that loves God and people.   New Beginning exists to
connect people to God, to one another, to the marketplace and to
the world.  We believe that Jesus is the Hope of the world. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OUR MINISTRIES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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OUR MISSION
 
 
 
 
 
LOCATION & TIMES
 
248 Dolphin Street, Port St. Joe, FL
 
SUNDAY
Morning Worship – 10:30AM
Evening Worship – 6:00PM: Facebook Live
 
WEDNESDAY
Bible Study & Prayer – 6:30PM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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There are times when life is overwhelming, when all we have is questions. The great thing about prayer is that it shifts our perspective toward the One who stands ready to listen. No matter what you’re facing, we’d love to pray with you!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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power of God’s Word through our
weekly devotional blog post.
 
 
 
 

How Did I Get Here?

“Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?” – Job 2:10
Today’s Scripture & Insight: Job 2:1–10
 
Tiffani awoke in the pitch-black darkness of an Air Canada jet. Still wearing her seat belt, she’d slept while the other passengers exited and the plane was parked. Why didn’t anyone wake her? How did she get here? She shook the cobwebs from her brain and tried to remember.
 
Have you found yourself in a place you never expected? You’re too young to have this disease, and there’s no cure. Your last review was excellent; why is your position being eliminated? You were enjoying the best years of your marriage. Now you’re starting over, as a single parent with a part-time job.
How did I get here? Job may have wondered as “he sat among the ashes” (Job 2:8). He’d lost his children, his wealth, and his health, in no time flat. He couldn’t have guessed how he got here; he just knew he had to remember.
 
Job remembered his Creator and how good He’d been. He told his wife, “Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?” (v. 10). Job remembered he could count on this good God to be faithful. So he lamented. He screamed at the heavens. And he mourned in hope, “I know that my redeemer lives,” and that “in my flesh I will see God” (19:25–26). Job clung to hope as he remembered how the story began and how it ends.
 
By: Mike Wittmer
Reflect & Pray
What situation fills you with agony and dread? How might you regain your bearings and live with hope and joy?
Father, You’re not surprised by what surprises me. You were good before, and You remain good now.

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Cultivating God’s World

The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. Genesis 2:15
Today’s Scripture & Insight: Genesis 1:26–27; 2:15
 
“Dad, why do you have to go to work?” The question from my young daughter was motivated by her desire to play with me. I would have preferred to skip work and spend time with her, but there was a growing list of things at work that required my attention. The question, nevertheless, is a good one. Why do we work? Is it simply to provide for ourselves and for the people we love? What about labor that’s unpaid—why do we do that?
 
Genesis 2 tells us that God placed the first human in the garden to “work it and take care of it” (v. 15). My father-in-law is a farmer, and he often tells me he farms for the sheer love of land and livestock. That’s beautiful, but it leaves lingering questions for those who don’t love their work. Why did God put us in a particular place with a particular assignment?
 
Genesis 1 gives us the answer. We’re made in God’s image to carefully steward the world He made (v. 26). Pagan stories of the way the world began reveal “gods” making humans to be their slaves. Genesis declares that the one true God made humans to be His representatives—to steward what He’d made on His behalf. May we reflect His wise and loving order into the world. Work is a call to cultivate God’s world for His glory.
 
By: Glenn Packiam
 
Reflect & Pray
What’s the work God has given you to do? How could you cultivate this “field” by bringing order into it and bringing good from it, by His grace?
Dear God, thank You for the honor of joining You in Your work in the world. Help me to reflect Your love, wisdom, and order in my life and in the place where I work.

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