August 2017 Content
It’s August, and summer is almost over for some of us. School season is looming in the near future and summer vacations are coming to a close. It’s a month dedicated to national themes of kindness, friendship and family. This month, our cards will help you celebrate and engage with your congregation. You can preview the entire August collection below. Right-click and choose “Save As…” to save individual images. Don’t forget – you can add your own branding to any of these images before posting!
August 2017 Social Images CollectionBelow are all of the Social Images for August 2017. You can download them by right-clicking and choosing "Save As...". Click here to download this section
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August 2017 Bonus Content CollectionBonus Content for August 2017 is a collection of Facebook Cover Photos. You can download them by right-clicking and choosing "Save As...". To download the entire collection at once, click here
Pre Written Social Statuses for August 2017Don't let a blank status box stress you out! Use our pre-written social statuses!
Mark your calendars for International Forgiveness Day on August 6.
Here are the answers to this month's riddles:
What word goes before vest, beans and quartet? STRING
What is the largest freshwater lake in the world? LAKE SUPERIOR
|Proverbs 21:21||Whoever pursues righteousness and kindness will find life and honor.||Are you pursuing righteousness or sinfulness?|
|Proverbs 31:26||She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.||Do you speak evil or kindness? Always choose to bless and to encourage.|
|Micah 6:8||What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God.||In your efforts to praise God, do what is right, love mercy and walk humbly with Him.|
|Zechariah 7:9||Render true judgments, show kindness and mercy to one another.||How can you show kindness to someone today?|
|Romans 2:4||Do you not realize that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?||As Christians, we must ask God to point our sins, so he can heal them. Then, we will be amazed at God's patience with us.|
|Psalm 17:2||Let my vindication come from you; may your eyes see what is right.||God is both perfectly loving and just.|
|Romans 12:1||Present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God||What are you willing to PUT OFF to follow God daily?|
|Romans 12:2||Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds.||Let God transform you in ways you can not even imagine!|
|Psalm 17:5||My steps have held to your paths; my feet have not stumbled.||David's claim to goodness is based on his continual seeking of God. Have you been asking the Lord guidance today?|
|Psalm 17:6||I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer.||Have you been doubting? God promimsed to stand by us and for us!|
|Psalm 17:7||Show me the wonders of your great love, you who save by your right hand those who take refuge in you from their foes.||As we exeprience troubles, surely God will always be on our side.|
|Romans 12:6||We have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us||What is your God-given role in your church?|
|Joshua 24:15||As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.||The way we live shows our commitment to God and to others.|
|I Peter 2:17||Honor everyone. Love the family of believers. Fear God.||Amen!|
|Psalm 105:1||O give thanks to the Lord, call on his name, make known his deeds among the peoples.||What are some of the things you want to thank God for this day?|
|Psalm 105:2||Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wonderful works.||Don't forget to worship and thank God for all the wonderful works He has done for you today!|
|Psalm 105:3||Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.||Rejoice!|
|Psalm 105:4||Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually.||When's the last time you spend your quiet time with God?|
|Psalm 23:6||Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord my whole life long.||What a wonderful promise God has to His children!|
|Job 6:14||Those who withhold kindness from a friend forsake the fear of the Almighty.||How much are you willing to do for a friend?|
|Galatians 5:22-23||By contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.||Which of these qualities do you want the Spirit to produce within you?|
|Colossians 3:12||As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.||Guidelines to help us live for God day by day.|
|Psalm 32:1||Happy are those whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.||Rejoice! The Lord in His love and sovereignty forgave us for our sins.|
|Psalm 25:18||Consider my affliction and my trouble, and forgive all my sins.||Whoever you are and where you are from, when you ask forgiveness to God for your sins, He will forgive you.|
|Proverbs 17:9||One who forgives an affront fosters friendship, but one who dwells on disputes will alienate a friend.||Have you released forgiveness today?|
|Romans 12:3||Do not to think of yourself more highly than you ought to think.||What is your basis of self worth? Remember, healthy self-esteem comes from our identity in Christ.|
|Romans 10:8||The word is near you, on your lips and in your heart (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim).||This is how God gives us salvation.|
|Romans 10:9||If you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.||Ready to follow Christ today?|
|Romans 10:10-11||For one believes with the heart and so is justified, and one confesses with the mouth and so is saved. The scripture says, “No one who believes in him will be put to shame.”||If we believe in our heart and say with our mouth that Christ is the risen Lord, we will be saved.|
|Romans 10:12||For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; the same Lord is Lord of all and is generous to all who call on him.||Salvation is for everyone. No excemptions.|
|Romans 10:13||For, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.”||Praise God for the gift of salvation!|
|Romans 10:15||And how are they to proclaim him unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!”||Think of a person who needs to hear the Good News. How can you help him or her hear it?|
|Matthew 14:27||But immediately Jesus spoke to them and said, “Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid.”||Whenever you are feel wary of your circumstances, remember this verse.|
|Matthew 14:33||And those in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.”||Yes, Jesus does the impossible because He is God!|
|Psalm 124:8||Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth.||No problem is too difficult for God. turn to God in times of need and He will work out all things for good.|
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