When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world.
Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”
When I read this verse, I immediately began to sing “The Light of the World is Jesus” to myself. This is news we need to shout from the rooftops!
My classmate’s granddaughter is starting another semester of school in hopes of accomplishing her goal of becoming a nurse. Left’s pray for good health for her and for the many other students who have serious health needs.
Maddie’s Miracles – https://www.facebook.com/Maddies-Miracles-390075544489525/
Scripture Writing – August 20th – Revelation 3:21
Samaritan’s Purse Facts
- President and CEO – Franklin Graham, son of the Reverend Billy Graham
- Founded in 1970 by the late Bob Pierce, a Youth for Christ evangelist
- Purpose – Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to victims of war, natural disaster, disease, famine, poverty, and persecution in more than 100 countries, with the purpose of haring God’s love through His Son Jesus Christ.
- Headquartered in Boone, N,C,, Samaritan’s Purse has affiliate offices in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and Australia: field offices in 17 developing countries; and ministry partners in more than 100 countries.
Give someone a call, note, or visit. You might know they have a health problem or some other need. Be bold and pray for them over the phone. If you have not done this before, you will be amazed at how special and meaningful it is for them and for you!
Kaye Roberts sent me this obituary for her sister-in-law.
Ann Marie Reid
December 22, 1946 – August 18, 2019
Funeral services for Ann Marie Reid, 72, of Jayess, MS will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Enon Baptist Church with Brother David Hedden officiating. Burial will be in the Enon Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Reid passed away at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on Sunday, August 18, 2019. She was born December 22, 1946 in McComb, Mississippi to the late Joan Austin Roberts and Wiltz Roberts, Sr.. She is also preceded in death by her grandmother Dorise Nora Austin, who was from England.
Ann was a member of Enon Baptist Church. She loved to cook, mow her yard, and go out to eat.
Survivors include her husband James Reid; son Dalton Rawls; grandchildren Brittany (Blake) Sasser and Tray Rawls; great-grandson Logan Sasser; sister Margaret (Wayne) Frazier; bother Wiltz “Bubba” (Kaye) Roberts, Jr.; and nephews Daniel Roberts, Brandon Frazier, and Blake Frazier.
Pallbearers are Blake Frazier, Brandon Frazier, Daniel Roberts, Blake Sasser, Jerry Boyd, and Milton Dunaway.
Visitation will be at Enon Baptist Church on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.
For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.”
Jerry Doughty of Amite got a good report at MD Anderson yesterday. Join the family in prayers of thankfulness.
Josiah Huckaby (Written by his thankful mom, KK)
Josiah has been working hard & it’s paying off! He sat & played at his activity table for almost 4 mins unassisted on Saturday. His previous record was around 1 min.
We set up a play area in his room Friday…hoping it would be a bit of motivation to work on sitting up & crawling. I guess it’s working. He even crawled under his table…but wasn’t really sure how to get back out.
Iris Tillery Sitman
May 03, 1927 – August 19, 2019
A resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at The Pearl at Jamestown in Baton Rouge, LA. She was born May 3,1927 in Greensburg, LA and was 92 years of age. She was life long member of First Baptist Church of Greensburg and retired Vice President at the Bank of Greensburg. She is survived by daughter, Diane G. Sitman; 2 nephews, Dickie Sitman and Mac Addison; 1 niece, Kay S. Morgan. Preceded in death by her brother, Joe Tillery; parents, Flavis and Celia Tillery; 1 nephew, Randy Sitman. Visitation at First Baptist Church of Greensburg from 9:00AM until religious services at 11:00AM on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Services conducted by Rev. Joe Baugh. Interment Greensburg Cemetery, Greensburg, LA. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
Scripture Writing – August 20 – Revelation 3:21
I’m too sleepy to write more.
“The LORD does not look at the things people look at.
People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.”
~1 Samuel 16:7 NIV~
Operation Christmas Child is celebrating ten years of “The Greatest Journey”.
- The 12-lesson Bible study teaches participants how to follow Christ and share Him with others.
- It is currently taught by over 920,000 volunteer teachers in more than 100 countries.
Fall Food Round-Up for the LA Baptist Children’s Home – It’s a good idea to bring your items in now, so you won’t forget them later. The truck will be at our church on Monday, September 16, so get your items in by the 15th.
Scripture Writing – August 19 – Romans 1:17
Please continue to pray for all the local families that have had deaths in the last few weeks.
Please continue to pray for our students during the first weeks of a new year. College students are beginning to move into their dorms now. Pray the value system the parents taught them will be remembered and honored.
Make a point of doing something special for a ministry of your church this week.
Douglas Jason Glass
October 01, 1982 – August 16, 2019
Douglas Jason Glass, 36, of Osyka, passed away, Friday, August 16, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in St. Helena Parish.
He was born October 1, 1982 in Hammond, La. He was the son of Timmy Glass and Sherry Dunn Shivers .
He was a member of Greensburg Baptist Church and attended Line Creek Baptist Church. He was a member of Zachary LA Local 4644 IAFF; Urban Search and Rescue of Louisiana ; Zachary, LA Professional Fire Fighters and a former Fire Fighter for the City of McComb Fire Department.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Joe and Jewel Glass and Clayton and Carolyn Easley; his father-in-law, Sammie Cutrer and first cousins, David Stevens, Travis Easley and Breanne Miller.
He is survived by his wife, Rani Cutrer Glass of Osyka; four sons, Sammie Kaden, Daltry James, Sawyer Kline and Riggins Caul Glass of Osyka; his father and stepmother, Timmy and Gaye Glass of Greensburg; his mother and stepfather, Sherry and Robert Shivers of Greensburg; maternal grandparents, Leslie “ Bubba” Dunn and Lois “Chee Chee” Dunn of Greensburg; his mother-in-law, Terri Cutrer of Osyka; his siblings and their spouses, Julie and Corey Martin of Longwood, FL, Jacob and Lyndsey Glass of Pine Grove and Taylor and Drew George of Monroe, LA; brother-in-law and his wife, Chris and Dylea White of Kentwood; sister-in-law and her husband, Kayla and Nathan Pierce of Hammond; six nieces and nephews and other family members, friends and co-workers.
Visitation is Monday at Line Creek Baptist Church, 78659 LA-1053, Kentwood, LA 70444 from 5PM until 8PM and Tuesday from 9AM until services at 11AM with Bro. Justin Craft officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Full Active Duty Fire Department Honors.
Pallbearers will be Tyler Crawford,Tim Brown, Corey Martin, Jacob Glass, Drew George, Gage Gatliin and Eli Gatlin.
Share condolences and memories at sharkeyfuneralhome.com
This is the day that the Lord has made;
let us rejoice and be glad in it.
~Psalm 118:24 (ESV)~
Please continue to pray for Melinda Russell and others who have had procedures/surgeries. I mention her name in particular because she is out of our country and undergoing medical treatment. Also, please pray for those who will have procedures/surgeries in the coming week.
The Fall Food Roundup for the LA Baptist Children’s Home is only four weeks away. Be sure to get your items to the church for the September 16th pickup. Some of the items they need are:
- Bottled water
- Cleaning supplies
- Dishwasher detergent
- Canned fruit
- Paper towels
I’m looking forward to peeking in bags today at church to see what you have brought for Operation Christmas Child. David and I are always excited to prepare shoeboxes so children will receive some small gifts and an opportunity for them to “meet” Jesus.
- The Greatest Journey discipleship course is offered to show children how to know Christ and share Him with others.
- Children lead their families to faith in Christ and new churches are born.
Please continue to pray for the family of Douglas Glass, a Zachary fireman from Osyka who was killed on his way to work Friday morning. I will post an obituary when it is available.
Scripture Writing – August 17 & 18
- I Corinthians 13:12
- James 1:27
Have a great Lord’s Day!