“Never be lacking in zeal,
but keep your spiritual fervor,
serving the Lord.
Be joyful in hope,
patient in affliction,
faithful in prayer.”
~Romans 12:11-12 NIV~
Please pray for JoEllen F. Carruth of Greensburg. She has another complication from her knee surgery, but it NOT a blood clot. Thank the Lord for that.
Diane Turner continues to have thyroid and a-fib problems. Please keep her in your prayers.
Dan Turner is having problems with one of the pumps he has to control seizures. Pray this problem can be corrected.
Pray for Phillip Strickland who has started treatment. Pray for his family too.
Tish Fairburn will be having surgery Tuesday to have a spot on her kidneys removed. She’ll be at North Oaks. Please pray for her.
Pray for all the families who have lost a loved one recently.
Scripture Reading – Genesis 38-40 and Psalm 12
Associational WMU Quarterly Meeting Monday – Our memorial service for WMU ladies who passed away in 2016. Please let me know of any dear lady from any of our churches who passed away. We will meet at East Fork at 10 and conclude with a potluck lunch.
Friday Morning Bible Study – John 14
Baptist Press – bpnews.net
“Don’t just pretend to love others.
Really love them.
Hate what is wrong.
Hold tightly to what is good.
Love each other with genuine affection,
and take delight in honoring each other.”
~ Romans 12:9-10 NLT, 2nd Ed. ~
“Love Devine, All Loves Excelling”
- Lyrics – http://www.hymnary.org/text/love_divine_all_love_excelling_joy_of_he
- Story – http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/3668060/The-story-behind-the-hymn.html
- YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPsxqQsnzJA
Children in Action studied about the Good Samaritan last night and went home with a band aid that said “I love my neighbor.” I remember learning that my neighbors were not the Pritchetts and the Henrys. Our neighbors are all people. Do you love your neighbor or only the people next door?