“Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him,
since He always lives to make intercession for them.”
Justin and Becky Tanner Nowell’s son, Tyler, has been admitted to King’s Daughters Hospital after two trip to a local emergency room. He has a virus that seems to be difficult to cure. Pray for the family as they go through this time.
Mr. Jimmy Tolar has completed 1 of 33 treatments he will be taking. He goes to Mary Bird Perkins five days a week for now. Pray for him as he gets these treatments and as he and Naomi travel back and forth to Hammond.
Peggy Alford will need knee surgery. The date has been set for later this month.
Mansell Stinson will have his surgery in Hammond Friday. Pray for him, especially during the recovery period.
Ora Lee Wilson’s sister-in-law went home, but developed a problem that has her in ICU tonight. Please pray for her and her family.
Pray for John Alan Blackwell and Bobbie Magee as they both recover from sinus surgery.
Pray for the Slaven family. Glen and Lisa along with a grandchild were involved in a wreck. Lisa’s injuries were not serious, but Glen is hospitalized with a serious injury. The 5-year old grandchild was uninjured. Also, Glen’s Dad, Wylan is facing a serious medical issue. The family needs our prayers.
Pray for Keith Womack as he seeks his area of service to God using his talents.
Jackie Ray Sparks, Sr.
(Died March 5, 2013)
A resident of Amite, died at 4:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5, 2013 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. He was born August 17, 1935 in Gurden, AR and was 77 years of age. Survived by companion, Nell Baham, 2 daughters, Suzette Kepner and husband, Richard, Tonya Graves and husband, Joey, 2 sons, Jackie Ray Sparks, Jr and wife, Martha, Daniel C. Sparks and wife, Michelle, 1 sister, Katherine Ann Sparks Abbott, 2 brothers, Claude Sparks and wife, Minnie, and Jimmy Joe Sparks, 13 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife, Lola Sparks, parents, Jack and Pearl Sparks, 2 brothers, Frelan and Malcolm Sparks, and a sister, Margie McAllister. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 9 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013. Services conducted by Rev. David Cutrer. Interment Memorial Gardens, Amite.
Baptist Press Articles
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- Sudan treatment of Christians becomes harsher – http://www.bpnews.net/BPnews.asp?ID=39828
- ‘The Bible’ series debuts with huge ratings - http://www.bpnews.net/BPnews.asp?ID=39817
- Life’s lessons prepare 62 new IMB missionaries - http://www.bpnews.net/BPnews.asp?ID=39820
- FIRST-PERSON: A weekly 30-second celebration at your church – http://www.bpnews.net/BPFirstPerson.asp?ID=39822
Annie Armstrong Easter Offering – Day 5 – Ben and Shauna Pilgreen – http://www.anniearmstrong.com/benpilgreen/
90 Day Bible Reading – Day 63 – Ezekiel 47:13 – Daniel 8:27
It’s so good to know we can always turn to God in prayer! Thank-you for doing your part.