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Opening prayer and devotion to start our Sunday morning service was by Doug Miller. After singing everyone went to classes where we studied about Joshua. God had promised His people that one day they would come into their land. Years had passed and they were waiting for the promises to come to pass. God used Moses to rescue the people then Joshua to take them into their land. We learn that even though God’s promises may take a while, His promises are true and will be fulfilled. We are to keep trusting in our Lord and Savior.
Happy birthday wishes went out to Taylor Nicol and Rod Welker.
Happy anniversary wishes went out to Dean and Wanda Casady for 30 years of marriage.
Remember our meeting Sunday June 12 at 5p.m. for the planning of church events for this year. Also our fish fry to honor our fathers will be Sunday, June 19 at 6 p.m. Bring a covered dish.
Our morning special was by the Gentry Singers. Pastor Hall’s message was from Lev. 20:26, “Separated To Holiness.” Men can be restored only by the blood of Jesus Christ. God had set us apart. We have to be different from the world. When God wants us to be holy as He is holy is not unreasonable. God can restore the human soul. Always keep your mind on things above.
Upon arriving at the church Wednesday night, it was discovered that someone had cut and stolen our copper line to the propane tank and failed to turn the propane off. We are praying for the ones who thought they had to do that and it could have been a very serious and tragic event.
Sunday night service began with singing and Judy Hall read from Psalms 27. Pauline Welker sang a special song for us and also the Gentry Singers. Pastor Hall’s sermon was from the book of Jonah, chapter 4. When the word of the Lord came to Jonah to go to Nineveh and warn them of their sin and the city would be overthrown, Jonah did not obey. The things that happened to him changed his mind and he finally went. The people repented from their evil ways. God showed His love and mercy on them and spared the city. It made Jonah angry. He was a proud and selfish prophet. The same God that loved Nineveh loves us.