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We’ve had a good week, even if the weather has not changed and I suppose this week will be as hot as last week. I’m looking forward to fall coming and then we can complain about how cold the winter is. The kids will all be heading back to school next month and before we know it, it all begins again. Ecclesiastes 1:9, “ The thing that hath been it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done; and there is no new thing under the sun.”
The Fourth Sunday Singing will be at Faith Rock this coming Sunday at 2 p.m. All churches that want to be involved should come and participate. We have enjoyed it very much since we got involved. I believe God inhabits the praises to Him in song. We will be having dinner at noon for those wanting to have potluck with us.
We had wonderful service last Sunday morning with Bro. Dewitt brought the message from Judges 13:1-7 about Sampson and how God raised him up to deliver the Israelites from the evil Philistines. We had a good Sunday school class with Bro. Fleetwood teaching on Christ supremacy over everything.
Sunday night Sister Dewitt preached on living a separated life wholly unto the Lord. She titled her message, “It’s Still Heaven Or Hell.” Her scripture was from Isaiah 6:1-13 and Isaiah 59:1-2.
We had several visitors. Most of them sang specials and did a great job singing and playing their instruments.
Sis. Dewitt’s used scripture from Isaiah 59:1-2, “Behold the Lord’s hand is not shortened that it cannot save, neither his ear heavy that it cannot hear; But your iniquities have separated between you and your God and your sins have hid his fall from you, that He will not hear.” She went on to say that when we have sin in our lives we need to clean out the wells that are filled up and start cleaning those layers of debris that separated us from God little by little until our Christian walk becomes stagnated and sin always separates us from God.
Jerry and I went to Oldfield Opry Saturday night. They had an early show with two ladies from Arkansas. They were very good. It was a good thing we went early because the building was packed full for both shows. Our channel 3 news lady, Lisa Rose, and her husband, Randy Rose, were there. Randy took Glen Dale Robertson’s place on stage playing the banjo, which he does sometimes. Willie Makit was back also. He used to be with the Baldknobbers of Branson. We always enjoy his funny stories and music. He said he was in remission from cancer now and was thanking God and everyone for their prayers. He will have to have chemo again in September and hopefully the cancer will not return.
Bro. and Sis. Hesterlee’s daughter, Patty Tingler, of Ozark was with them Sunday. Two of Patty’s sons are working in Ozark and the other one is looking for a job. The are liking it better up there now. Michael Young was home from the School of the Ozarks Sunday and spent the weekend at his grandparents, Bro. Glen and Wanda Ray’s home. His mother has moved to Springfield now and Kendra will be leaving soon to go to college in Bolivar. Time sure goes fast and before we know it we all become the older generation