And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands.
As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.
This morning I would like to add the name of Toni Holland of Greensburg. Toni has had surgery for a newly diagnosed problem. Pray for this energetic, young lady with a lovely, caring personality.
Pray for an unnamed young man who is struggling with some health issues.
With the help of one of my young friends, seventeen shoeboxes were packed yesterday afternoon. These are for some of you who paid shipping costs. I have more to pack Monday. I’m so thankful for those of you who helped make/purchase the items used in the boxes. Those mission project days are paying off in a big way! What a blessing you are to lots of children around the world!
To the “Youth on Mission” who helped pack the backpacks last Sunday, the boxes are now in the Appalachians and will soon be in the hands of some young people who will really be able to use the items the backpacks. Thanks for being a part of a great ministry.
Read the Bible
- Jeremiah 3-4
- Psalm 119: 41-48
- 2 John
“The Nail-Scarred Hand” – Can you picture yourself placing you hand in the hand of the one who had his hands nailed to the cross? It’s the best decision you can ever make!
Have a great weekend. Don’t get too busy in the things that life throws at you to do something as simple as placing your hand in the hand of Jesus. He will never lead you astray!
I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.
This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
Thanks to all who came to the fellowship hall and worked to complete more projects for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes. That was our last Saturday workday for 2018.
Mr. Jimmy Tolar has improved. He is alert and talking, Please keep him in your prayers.
Continue to pray for all the victims of displacement and/or damage from “Florence”.
Read the Bible
- Isaiah 51
- Song of Solomon 7:6-13
- James 2
Don’t forget the Week of Prayer for the Georgia Barnett Offering for work in Louisiana.
ASK God to continue his great work at Philadelphia at Horseshoe Drive.
ASK God to use the funds given through the Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering to revitalize other churches that are struggling across our state.
PRAY for Clay Fuqua, campus pastor of Philadelphia Church at Horseshoe Drive.
[Please note: On Day 1 of the Prayer Guide we incorrectly referenced Elijah when it should be Ezekiel. We have corrected this here and on the downloadable versions. We apologize to you (and both prophets) for this error.]
“Can these dry bones live?” This was the question God asked Ezekiel over 2,500 years ago. Ezekiel replied, “Sovereign Lord, only you know.” God has a passionate desire to breathe life into places where His Spirit moved mightily in past years.
Imagine a church so packed in the ‘70s that, in order to accommodate the crowds, chairs had to be placed in the aisles. This was Horseshoe Drive Baptist Church in the ‘70s. This church knew how to think big.
This didn’t last though. As the years went by, Horseshoe experienced a steady decline. But a small group of members, grieved by the state of their church, surrendered to do whatever it would take to see God breathe life into a once thriving faith community.
With the leadership of Philadelphia Baptist Church in Deville and some funds provided by the Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering, Horseshoe Drive is once again growing and impacting their community. New visitors are showing up at their doors and the waters of the baptistry are stirring.
These faithful members asked, “Can these dry bones live again?” God answered with a resounding, “YES.” What does God wa
nt to resurrect in your life and church? Remember, it’s not over when God is in it.
What is God doing in your heart to bring dead things to life?
Have a great Lord’s Day!
”Spend time with the wise and you will become wise, but the friends of fools will suffer”
~Proverbs 13:20 NCV~
Read the Bible Today
- Isaiah 50
- Psalm 108
- James 1
- Mission Project Day
- FBC, Kentwood Fellowship Hall
- 9 A.M. to Noon
- WMU Meeting at Hillsdale Baptist Church
- 10 A.M.
- Kay Bennett – Speaker
- Bring items for her to use at Friendship House
Thank-you for praying today!
Keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.
Read the Bible
- Isiah 49
- Song of Solomon 7:1-5
- Hebrews 13
Please pray for Mrs. Grace Chadwick, a patient at the nursing home in Greensburg. “Miss” Grace is their oldest patient and the oldest friend David and I have. She is very sick today and has been moved to ICU. The family will be most appreciative of your prayers.
Mr. Jimmy Tolar was a patient at Hood Memorial yesterday.. Pray for Mr. Jimmy and his family.
Thank God for a place and medical staff close to home to care for these two.
Don’t forget to come to the fellowship hall in the morning for Mission Project Day. I hope to see you at 9 A.M.
Tomorrow night, Spring Creek will host the associational Harvest Revival Service with Dr. Preston Nix preaching.
Your faithful prayers mean so much to others.
”A wise person is hungry for knowledge, while the fool feeds on trash.”
~Proverbs 15:14 NLT~
Read the Bible
- Isaiah 48
- Psalm 108
- Hebrews 12
You can get a good overview of missions in Louisiana by looking at this site.
It’s beginning to look a lot like a missions project day! I hope to see you Saturday morning at 9 A.M. in the fellowship hall to work on some project for Operation Christmas Child. Everyone, men, women, boys, and girls, is invited to participate. This will be out last project day before the collection week, which is coming up in November.
I was asked to add a very sick child to our prayer list. He is Lane Gottschalk. Please pray for him.
Please continue to pray for the people in the path of Hurricane Florence. Pray for the storm trackers as they make predictions that influence many lives. Pray for electrical personnel and a disaster relief people as they head into that area to help the people who will have problems with the storm.
Many of the storms of our lives don’t come with names in alphabetical order or so much warning, but they some unannounced and without all the outside help. That’s okay, because God is there for us. He can handle any of the problems we face if we give him our worries.
We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
What a day with lots of memories yesterday (9/11) was. May today be a day of preparation for people in the path of Hurricane Florence. May families make wise decisions regarding the storm. I clearly remember how life stopped it’s regular routine after Hurricane Katrina.
Pray for Baptist Disaster Relief teams as they get in place to begin hurricane relief. Thank God for the many people who so freely give of themselves to help those in need.
Read the Bible
- Isaiah 47
- Song of Solomon 6:6-13
- Hebrews 11
Saturday, we will have out last mission project day for Operation Christmas Child. for 2018. I hope you will join us from 9-Noon as we complete more projects that make items for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes.
This is what I have observed to be good: that it is appropriate for a person to eat, to drink and to find satisfaction in their toilsome labor under the sun during the few days of life God has given them—for this is their lot.
Read the Bible
- Isaiah 45
- Song of Solomon 6:1-5
- Hebrews 9
Days and Dates to Remember
- S.S. at 9:15
- Church at 10:30
- Youth on Mission at 5 P.M.
- Church at 6 P.M.
- Youth at 5
- Children in Action and Church at 6 P.M.
Saturday, September 15 – Mission Project Day form 9 – Noon
Monday, September 17 – Associational WMU Meeting at Hilldale at 10 A.M.
- Kay Bennett of Friendship House will be our guest speaker
- Potluck Lunch following Meeting
- Bring items to donate to Friendship House
- Individual snack items (fruit, pudding, etc,)
- Vienna Sausage
- Protein Bars
- Bug Spray
- Women’s Medium Athletic Pants
- Gift cards
- Home Depot
Operation Christmas Child – Now packing shoeboxes
- See me to get boxes and to return boxes
- I’ll pack them for you, if you choose
Have a fantastic Lord’s Day!