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During Wednesday night Bible study we finished up our study on the twelve apostles of Christ. We had 10 attend service.
We were also blessed to be able to start a women’s prayer meeting. We were few in number, but not in spirit! I don’t think that the Lord judges us by number, but by obedience and priviledged to be able to meet and lift those in need of prayer up to the Lord and to just be able to give Him thanks for moving in our lives.
During Sunday morning service we had 16 attend services. We began with prayer requests, we have a lot of people sick as do other churches, and for everyone overseas and for the lost out there. Our prayers are with you all. We dismissed to our Sunday school classes and afterwards the children sang some songs for us and had their penny march. We love to see our children standing strong for the Lord and belting out praises to Him. What a blessing! After the congregation got together and sang songs, Bro. Scott delivered word to us out of the book of Acts 2:37-47. In the first chapter of Acts, we know that Jesus tells of being baptized with the Holy Ghost, and the 120 in the upper room praying and the choosing of Judas Iscariot’s replacement. In the second chapter the Day of Pentecost came and the people of all nations were able to understand one another in their own tongue . People standing about mocked them and accused them of being “full of new wine.” Peter then began his sermon to the people. In Acts 2:37 it talks about the people being “pricked in their heart” and asking of the apostles what they should do. Peter told them to repent and be baptizerd in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins and about 3,000 souls were added unto them. It’s hard to imagine isn’t it? In this day and age it should make us want to pray harder for conviction to touch people in the way it did then. I believe it can happen now just as it did then. God hasn’t changed, we are the ones who have changed. Where is the fear of God in people’s lives today – the fear of being caught dead without Jesus? It is a scary time in the world today, I wonder if people were to ask themselves if their heart was right with God how many would be able to say, “yes.” If we don’t do it now we may never get the chance.
We also had a birthday this last week so happy birthday Mallory Ludwig, who just turned 5 years old. May God bless you and keep you!
Sunday evening we had 20 attend services, we were blessed with the visitors we had and hope you come back soon. After we lifted up those in need of prayer, we sang songs together. Sis. Lena and Bro. Ivan, Bro. John and Sis. Pat all did a special and a reading was done by Bro. Bernie. Bro. Scott delivered the evening message from I Corinthians 13:1-13. “Come In Love First,” verse 13 reads, “And now abideth faith, hope, charity, but the greatest of these is charity.” Are we showing love to other churches? Are we accepting and loving to all as Christ is with us?
We want to invite all to join us for services. Tuesday morning women’s prayer meeting at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday night Bible study at 7 p.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. and evening services at 7 p.m. God bless.