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Paul Feels The Weariness Of Life

Church family cookout – August 5th, 6:00 PM Everyone is welcome to come. Ice cream and games are planned, it will be fun!

Special prayers for Ms. Mary Hilton, a hit-n-run driver collided with her while she was on her way to church. Her worst injuries at the hospital are soreness and bruises. Praise the Lord!

Sermon: How Do We Deal With Life’s Dilemmas? (EJ Hatton)

MP3: sermon-e.hatton-Jul29-2012

Phillipians 1:21-27 (NET)

1:21 For to me, living is Christ and dying is gain. 1:22 Now if I am to go on living in the body, this will mean productive work for me, yet I don’t know which I prefer: 1:23 I feel torn between the two, because I have a desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far, 1:24 but it is more vital for your sake that I remain in the body. 1:25 And since I am sure of this, I know that I will remain and continue with all of you for the sake of your progress and joy in the faith, 1:26 so that what you can be proud of may increase because of me in Christ Jesus, when I come back to you.

1:27 Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ so that – whether I come and see you or whether I remain absent – I should hear that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, by contending side by side for the faith of the gospel,

Prayers

Updated Mary Hilton (wreck) PTL!
Added Family of Thelma Davis
Added Family of Ms. Whitlock
Added Tim Fitzsimmons (160 Baptist work team)
Added Patsy Willis (surgery recovery)
Added Makayla Hill (migraine)

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Spirit-Filled Growth

This year’s VBS has been changed to a cookout and games. August 4th at 6PM is the tentative date.

Sermon: God’s Way for the Church Can Still Work (EJ Hatton)

MP3: sermon-e.hatton-Jul22-2012

Acts 2:37-47 (NET)

2:37 Now when they heard this, they were acutely distressed and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “What should we do, brothers?” 2:38 Peter said to them, “Repent, and each one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 2:39 For the promise is for you and your children, and for all who are far away, as many as the Lord our God will call to himself.” 2:40 With many other words he testified and exhorted them saying, “Save yourselves from this perverse generation!” 2:41 So those who accepted his message were baptized, and that day about three thousand people were added.

2:42 They were devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 2:43 Reverential awe came over everyone, and many wonders and miraculous signs came about by the apostles. 2:44 All who believed were together and held everything in common, 2:45 and they began selling their property and possessions and distributing the proceeds to everyone, as anyone had need. 2:46 Every day they continued to gather together by common consent in the temple courts, breaking bread from house to house, sharing their food with glad and humble hearts, 2:47 praising God and having the good will of all the people. And the Lord was adding to their number every day those who were being saved.

Prayers

Added Angela Stewart
Added Doris  Ann Powell  (high blood pressure)
Added Family of Katie Cohoobn Scott (left behind two toddler boys)

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Full Lamps and Trimmed Wicks

Vacation Bible School is planned in the next two or three weeks. Contact us if you want to participate.

Sermon: Who is Christ’s Bride? (EJ Hatton)

MP3: sermon-e.hatton-Jul15-2012

Matthew 25:1-13 (NET)

25:1 “At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 25:2 Five of the virgins were foolish, and five were wise. 25:3 When the foolish ones took their lamps, they did not take extra olive oil with them. 25:4 But the wise ones took flasks of olive oil with their lamps. 25:5 When the bridegroom was delayed a long time, they all became drowsy and fell asleep. 25:6 But at midnight there was a shout, ‘Look, the bridegroom is here! Come out to meet him.’ 25:7 Then all the virgins woke up and trimmed their lamps. 25:8 The foolish ones said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out.’ 25:9 ‘No,’ they replied. ‘There won’t be enough for you and for us. Go instead to those who sell oil and buy some for yourselves.’ 25:10 But while they had gone to buy it, the bridegroom arrived, and those who were ready went inside with him to the wedding banquet. Then the door was shut. 25:11 Later, the other virgins came too, saying, ‘Lord, lord! Let us in!’ 25:12 But he replied, ‘I tell you the truth, I do not know you!’ 25:13 Therefore stay alert, because you do not know the day or the hour.

Prayers

Added Mary Roberson (illness)
Added Gabby Sandford
Added Linda Holland
Added Doreen P’Pool
Added Miriam Pitts (newborn)
Added Jimmy Blane

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Jesus Returned In The Power Of The Spirit

Please remember to check on friends and neighbors who might be struggling with the heat.  Both people added to the prayer list this week are due to the triple digit temps. The forecast says we are to get some relief this week. We need a soaking rain, praying for it!

Sermon: The Temptations of Life (EJ Hatton)

MP3: sermon-e.hatton-Jul8-2012

Luke 4:1-14 (NET)

4:9 Then the devil brought him to Jerusalem, had him stand on the highest point of the temple, and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here, 4:10 for it is written, ‘He will command his angels concerning you, to protect you,’ 4:11 and ‘with their hands they will lift you up, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.’” 4:12 Jesus answered him, “It is said, ‘You are not to put the Lord your God to the test.’” 4:13 So when the devil had completed every temptation, he departed from him until a more opportune time.

4:14 Then Jesus, in the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and news about him spread throughout the surrounding countryside.

Prayers

Added Amy Dunn (heat poisoning)
Added Janice Gee (heat)

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Communion Sunday

Sermon: It’s Communion Time (EJ Hatton)

MP3: sermon-e.hatton-Jul1-2012

1 Corinthians 11:23-26 (NET)

11:23 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night in which he was betrayed took bread, 11:24 and after he had given thanks he broke it and said, “This is my body, which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” 11:25 In the same way, he also took the cup after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, every time you drink it, in remembrance of me.” 11:26 For every time you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.

Prayers

Added Lauren Pitts
Added Harley and family
Added Shirley McCord (heart monitoring)

The two outside photos were actually taken on June 25th when the flame was dedicated.