Wednesday

Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good.

~1 Peter 2:2-3 (NIV)~

 

 

Today, I want to share a brief update on the last two days of appointments with David.

Monday, we met with a different oncologist because David’s oncologist was in a different clinic that day.  We were told there is a possible change in treatment since the Procrit is not working as hoped.  David’s oncologist will make the decision, possibly next week.  We have talked to some health professionals and read up on it to learn about the possible treatment.  We are waiting to see what the doctor and God have planned.

Tuesday, we saw our regular eye doctor as a follow up to the emergency visit to the eye clinic.  David lost some of his vision in one eye Friday a week ago.  We know now he is regaining sight in that eye, but time will tell how much it improves.  We heard the term “eye stroke” for the first time.  That brought some new questions.  We are optimistic about the next appointment in four weeks.  We are not at the point of seeing the retina specialist again at this point.

God has provided wonderful and intelligent professionals for David.  We have been blessed.  Despite all the problems, we are enjoying seeing God guide us through them.  God is using many family members, church friends, long-time friends, and neighbors to encourage us regardless of the issues.  We are so thankful He is in charge and creates the plan.  We are making the most of the journey.  Thank-you to all who have helped us travel on this journey in so many ways.

 

 

 

Read and Write the Bible – Luke 10: 25-30

 

 

 

I’m looking for some people who can sew and who would be willing to make some items for Operation Christmas Child.  Contact me if this describes you.  Thanks!

Anna Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold fast to the teachings we passed on to you, whether by word of mouth or by letter.

~2 Thessalonians 2:15~

 

 

Read and Write the Bible Today – Luke 6:32-38

 

 

 

Operation Christmas Child – Items Needed

  • Sewing Kits
  • Fishing Kits
  • Clothes Pins and Clothes Lines
  • Flashlights with  Extra Batteries
  • Marbles
  • Tools
  • Jacks and Balls
  • Legos
  • Small Cars, Trucks, Tractors, etc.
  • Plastic soap boxes
  • Bars of Soap
  • Washcloths

You may leave your items in the classroom next to the choir room.  Thanks from me and from the children who will receive the shoeboxes we pack.

When you plan your church VBS this year, please consider dedicating your offering to help with Operation Christ Child postage.

 

 

Today, pray for school children who need extra help.
Anna Lee

Friday

Then he continued, “Do not be afraid, Daniel.

Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them.

~Daniel 10:12~

 

 

Read and Write the Bible Today = Ephesians 4: 25-28

 

 

Remember to set your clocks forward Saturday afternoon.  If you don’t, you will arrive at the next event, hopefully church, too late.

 

 

 

There are still a large number of people with the flu.  If you develop the flu, stay home and help stop the spread of this heath issue.

 

 

 

Annie Armstrong Offering for North America 

STRONGER IN NUMBERS

LUIS & BEATRIZ SOTO

WEST VALLEY, UTAH

https://www.anniearmstrong.com/soto/

 

 

 

If you don’t want to shop of shoeboxes, Operation Christmas Child, most churches will be happy to accept your donation and shop for you.  Check it out

 

Allen Stewart’s burns are healing.  Pray for this couple as they make new plans for their future.
Have a wonderful Friday.  Make today a great day to remember by doing something to help others.
Anna Lee

Thursday

“Your heavenly Father already knows perfectly well that you need them, and he will give them to you if you give him first place in your life and live as he wants you to.” 

~Matthew 6:32-33 TLB~

 

 

Pray for Mrs. Joann Travis.  She has had a recent leg procedure.

 

 

Andy Taylor said he has had some problems with recent changes in his medication.  Keep Andy and Betty in your prayers.

 

 

Pray for Renee Terrell who had a fall yesterday when a dog tripped her up.  She has several sore areas.

 

 

Also, thank God Mrs. Carol Jean Gill is okay after a fall because of her dog that landed her in a fire ant bed that Mr. Fernie Ray had poisoned the night before.  Thankfully, she had no ant bites.

 

 

Pray for the family of Mrs. Catherine Yarborough.

 

 

 

Mrs. Othell Williams is in Camelot Community Care and doing well.  She will soon celebrate her 97th birthday.

 

 

Ronnie Byrd

Tuesday Morning: They started Ronnie on dialysis, the doctors didn’t want to wait any longer because He was starting to get an infection.

Wednesday: Ronnie is doing better, doctors may remove him off dialysis tonight. If he continues to do good, he may be going home tomorrow we hope. “Isn’t GOD GREAT”

 

 

 

Thank God for the great improvement Buddy and Eleanor have made.

 

 

 

Jennie Grace Ridgedell Frohn

September 29, 1932 – March 05, 2019

Jennie Frohn, 86, of Amite, Louisiana passed away peacefully on March 5, 2019. Jennie was born on September 29, 1932 to the late Thomas J. and Grace Hayden Ridgedell. She was preceded in death by her three brothers, Tom Ridgedell, Jr., Wade Ridgedell, and C.W. Ridgedell, and two sisters, Helen Ridgedell and Evelyn Ridgedell Bennett. Jennie graduated from Amite High School. She married the love of her life, Robert Henry Frohn on January 22, 1955. They just celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary. They were lifelong residents of Amite, Louisiana. Because of her love of flowers, she fulfilled her dream by owning and operating Frohn’s Florist and Gifts for many years. She was a dedicated Christian lady who shared her love of God with her family and friends. Some of her favorite pastimes included being outside gardening, cooking delicious meals, and playing bridge. She is survived by her husband, Robert Frohn; sister, Jenelle Ridgedell Lawrence, Baker, LA; sister-in-law, Jill Ridgedell; one daughter, Alison Frohn Field and husband, Ricky, Amite, LA; three grandchildren; Christopher Bordelon, Hammond, LA; April Field Kemp and husband Jonathan, Hammond, LA; and Richard Henry Field and wife Kelly, Amite, LA; and three great granddaughters, Grace Kemp, Gretchen Field and Hayden Field; and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Friday, March 8, 2019 at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, Louisiana from 8-11 am and religious service at 11 am conducted by her nephew, Rev. Brian Ridgedell. Interment Amite Memorial Gardens, Amite, LA. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

 

 

 

Read & Write the Bible Today – Ephesians 2: 8-10

 

 

 

Saturday night will be the day to change your clocks again.  Move the time ahead or you will be late for Sunday School and church.

 

 

Operation Christmas Child items to bring to the classroom next to the choir room:

Hair brushes

Small purses

Marbles

Flashlights with batteries

Hair ornaments

Plastic soap containers

Small games and puzzles (must fit inside a shoebox)

Spoons to eat with

Small plastic cups and bowls

Clothes pins and cording for clothes lines

Small cars, trucks, and tractors

Fish hooks, bobbins, floats, and fishing line

Pot holders, plastic measuring cups, dish towels, and serving spoons

I hope you will look for some of these items as you do your regular shopping.

 

Have a wonderful day.  Do something special to help someone today.

Anna Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

 ~Philippians 4:6-7 ESV~

 

 

 

 

From Bill Frazier

Please Pray for my Brother-In-Law Ronnie Byrd, he is McComb Hospital. He has several problems, his main problem right now, his Kidneys have shut down.

 

 

 

Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions Day Two

ROB & LISA WARREN: THE DOMINO EFFECT

https://www.anniearmstrong.com/warren/

 

 

 

Read and Write the Bible Today – Serving Others, Acts 20: 32-35

 

 

 

Shoeboxes don’t get packed in a big way in October/November unless shopping begins early.  Suggested items to look for now include small cars, small plastic animals, small stuffed animals, and small dolls.  Items can be left in the classroom next to the choir.  Thank-you for helping now and in the coming months.  One suggestion is to make some purchases each month, not to wait until the last minute.

 

 

 

Don’t forget about the associational WMU meeting at Greensburg at 10 this morning.

 

 

Prayers and praying friends mean more than you know to those around you.

Anna Lee

 

 

 

 

Friday

Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done.

~Matthew 21:21~

 

 

 

Read and Write the Bible 

  • During March, we will focus on serving others.
  • March 1st – I John 3: 16-18

 

 

There continue to be many families and individuals to pray for.  One way you can minister to them is to share a mutual story, memory, or photo.  Serving others helps you take the focus off yourself!

As a child, I remember a Sunday School class at Roseland Baptist Church named “JOY”.  A sign on the door said

     J – Jesus first

    O – Others second

    Y – Yourself last.

I do not remember who the members of the class were, but I often think that real joy does come from placing Jesus and others before myself.

 

 

 

Pray for Bryan and Rita Tate as they spend most of this month in Texas for his treatment at MD Anderson.

 

 

 

Sometimes you get off to a slow start, but work hard to catch up.  That seems to be true for Operation Christmas Child.  They suggest you purchase, make, and gather quality crafts for the shoeboxes that will be packed in the fall.  Feel free to bring your items to the Sunday School classroom next to the choir room.  Thanks so much.

 

 

 

Monday, Judy Noonan of FBC, Greensburg will lead the Two Rivers Associational WMU meeting in a brief study of the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American missions.  The meeting will begin at 10 and conclude with a covered dish lunch.

 

 

 

Audrey Wagner Harrell

February 11, 1032 – February 27, 2019

A resident of Greensburg, LA , passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at her home. She was born February 11,1932 in Ponchatoula, LA and was 87 years of age. She was a member of the Greensburg Chapter of Eastern Star and Louisiana Teachers Association and a member of Red Bluff Baptist Church. She is survived by 1 daughter, Belinda Moreland; 3 sons, Clyde Harrell, Jr. and wife Marlene, Brent Harrell, and Lake Harrell; 12 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Clyde Harrell, Sr.; 1 daughter, Melanie Harrell Sharp; mother, Bernadine Wagner; father; Christian P. Wagner; 2 brothers, Vernon Wagner and Christian Wagner, Jr. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2019, and from 9:00 a.m. until religious services at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019. Interment Red Bluff Baptist Church Cemetery . For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

 

 

Jennie met up with Boyd at the Atlanta airport.  Her plane was late and his was early so they managed to fly on to Richmond together where they will be in IMB meetings for the next week or so.  David and I survived the first day without her wonderful help.

Anna Lee

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

 But the fruit of the Spirit is love,

joy,

peace,

forbearance,

kindness,

goodness,

faithfulness,

gentleness

and self-control.

Against such things there is no law.

~Galatians 5:22-23~

 

 

Jason Dean‘s gall bladder surgery went well this morning.  Pray for Jason as he recovers.

 

 

Becki Alford, our daughter-in-law, is probably going to have the same surgery soon.  Please pray for Becki and her family.

 

 

Friday is a big day for the unspoken prayer request I have been asking for you to pray about.

 

 

 

Please be in prayer for the many families who have lost a loved one recently.

 

 

 

Also, pray for families with a lost, unsaved, family member.  Pray that family member will make the decision to turn their life and their eternity over to God.

 

 

 

Read and Write the Bible – Deuteronomy 6: 4-9

 

 

 

I will be printing the Bible reading list for March and making it available tonight.  If you don’t get it Wednesday night, you can get a copy Sunday.

 

 

Thank you for your many kindnesses to my family.  We are very appreciative.

Anna Lee