“Your word is a lamp for my feet,
a light on my path.”
~Psalm 119:105 (NIV)~
Read the Bible in 2020 – April 27
- Judges 7:1-8:17
- Luke 23:13-43
- Psalm 97:1-98:9
- Proverbs 14:7-8
Nita Russell Miller is doing better and now tests negative for the virus. She is not allowed to go back to the nursing home for thirty days, so she will be staying in the hospital as she regains her strength. Pray for her and her family as she continues to improve. Thank God for her improvement.
Lloyd Hayden of Arcola had a light stoke that has only left a little weakness. He is scheduled to return home today. Pray for him as he returns home for recovery. Lloyd will get good care from four generations of ladies in his family. Thank God for Lloyd’s good news.
Ollie Simmons is also doing better. (Maybe I should call today Good News Monday.) He has improved and will probably “bust out” of the hospital today. This is another reason to thank God today.
While I’m on this line of thinking and thanking God, I would like to share again how much David has improved. From being too weak to get up from a chair, needing blood (23 units), hospitalizations, a walker, a cane, tremendous weight loss, no appetite, malnourishment, more trips to the. doctor than I can count, etc., he is GREATLY improved. Our neighbors are even reporting to other neighbors that he is working in the yard (and LOVING it). I send Jennie pictures of him outside and working. Her first word is “AMAZING!”. We have an amazing God who has decided He has a reason to leave David here for His purpose. We are so blessed.
I hope you were able to watch and enjoy some church services yesterday. We were. I want to remind you that the church services from numerous churches are available online for us to view on other days of the week, not just on Sundays.
Baptist Press – http://www.bpnews.net/
Annie Armstrong Offering for North American missions – 273 million people in North America are lost, without Jesus in their hearts. https://www.anniearmstrong.com/about/the-mission/
Giving helps give those millions an opportunity to live for Jesus!
“Keep company with him and learn a life of love.
Observe how Christ loved us.
His love was not cautious but extravagant.
He didn’t love in order to get something from us but to give everything of himself to us.
Love like that.”
~Ephesians 5:2 The Message~
Smiley Conerly got to spend some time at home this weekend. It may sound like a small thing, but to Smiley and Carol Jean it was huge. Thank God for everyday blessings.
Pray for Kristi Alford’s family as they celebrate her life, including her strong faith, today.
Pray for Donald Alford’s family as they make arrangements this morning for his services.
Annie Armstrong Day 2
CREATING UNITY IN DIVERSITY
Read the Bible in 2020 – March 2
- Leviticus 25:47-27:13
- Mark 10:32-52
- Psalm 45:1-17
- Proverbs 10:22
Don’t forget the Two Rivers Associational WMU meeting today at FBC, Greensburg at 10 A.M.
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.
It’s time for Wendell and Nikki Rhodus’ baby girl to be born. If she doesn’t make her arrival by this afternoon, they will be admitted to the hospital for delivery tomorrow. The baby will be born in McComb. Send Wendell and Nikki works of encouragement today.
Don’t forget the associational WMU meeting tomorrow morning at FBC, Greensburg. It begins at 10 A.M.
Read the Bible in 2020 – March 1
- Leviticus 24:1-25:46
- Mark 10:13-31
- Psalm 44:9-26
- Proverbs 10:20-21
2020 Annie Armstrong Louisiana Missions for North America
When Dave and Mary Elliff left Arkansas, they left family and familiar culture to plant a new church in the Pacific Northwest.
“In the South, we have the Bible Belt. In Seattle, people call Roosevelt, the neighborhood where we’re planting, the Metaphysical Belt. 96% of the people here don’t attend an evangelical church,” says Dave. “It’s really well-known for New Age and Eastern religion.”
96% of the people here don’t attend an evangelical church.
The Elliffs launched Roots Community Church with just one other couple. They soon formed a core group through community outreach and by recruiting others who felt called to serve in Seattle.
“We started Roots Church in 2016. Since then, we’ve had to move three times because we keep outgrowing our space. That’s a good problem to have. Now, we have almost a hundred people who are a part of our church,” says Mary.
- For strength for the team as they work in a challenging,
- For hearts to be prepared for the gospel in Roosevelt.
Have a blessed Lord’s Day.
“If you are a follower of Christ Jesus . . . all that matters is your faith that makes you love others.”
~Galatians 5:6 CEV~
Read the Bible in 2020 – February 28
- Leviticus 22:17-23:44
- Mark 9:30-10:12
- Psalm 44:1-8
- Proverbs 10:19
- Remember you can have these Scriptures read to you at OneYearBibleOnline.com.
Don’t forget the Open House at the new Hope Center just south of the curve in Roseland. The open house today is at 5:45. I hope to see you there.
The parents of the children of FBC, Kentwood are planning a church cookbook to raise some money for camp for the boys and girls this summer. Your recipes can be turned in at the church. I hope to find some time before Sunday to get some together for them and hope you will be doing the same. To make it super easy, you can use your phone to take a picture of the recipes and send it to one of the mothers. Let me know if you need more information on who to contact.
Don’t forget the WMU meeting at Greensburg Monday morning at 10 A.M.
Say special prayers today for Kristi Alford and for Donald Alford and their families. Thanks!
My sister and a friend are delivering 250 t-shirts for OCC today. I am thrilled for Julie’s support and for the shirts that will bless many young lives. She has enjoyed making the shirts extra special.
What are you planning to do today to impact the lives of others? I can always give you some ideas for OCC purchases or crafts.
I received a call saying Mrs. Irene Lascaro fell and broke her hip, for the third time. She was being transported to the hospital at that time. I do not have an update. The third break will bring new challenges for her and for her surgeon.
You may not know “Miss” Irene, but I told you about the wonderful job she did sharing about Lottie Moon and the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for international missions. I was so glad to see her that day because I hadn’t seen her in a while.
Please say a special prayer or two for her this afternoon as decisions are made about how to deal with this latest fracture.
The Sovereign LORD is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to tread on the heights.
Smiley Conerly and David talked last night. Smiley’s diagnosis is lymphoma. This week he will begin treatment. Keep Smiley on your prayer list.
Pray for Debbie Miller Wilkinson. She’s at M.D. Anderson for her monthly treatment/update. Please keep her in your prayers.
Read the Bible in 2020 – January 19
- Genesis 39:1-41:16
- Matthew 12:46-13:23
- Psalm 17:1-15
- Proverbs 3:33-35
Bro. Darryl Miller will be teaching the January Bible study at New Zion Baptist Church this morning and Sunday- Wednesday nights.
Announce the Two Rivers WMU meeting at your church. Make plans to have some other ladies ride to East Fork with you for 10 A.M. WMU ladies who passed away in the past year will be honored.
Have a great day doing what God would want you to do today.