Scripture at Sunrise 1.23.2019

“He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the people of Israel.” -Psalm 103:7

How you live your life daily shows how you view who God is. The view Moses had of God changed his life. Be mindful and aware of God’s presence.

“He made known His ways to Moses.” Get in God’s Word. He will show you His ways. Moses knew God’s way because he spent time with God. -excerpts from Pastor Steve’s 1/16 sermon (Listen at the link below)

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Scripture at Sunrise 1.22.2019

Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. -Psalm 41:1

To think about the poor and let them lie on our hearts is a Christian man’s duty; for Jesus put them with us and near us when He said, “The poor ye have always with you.”

Many give their money to the poor in a hurry, without thought; and many more give nothing at all. This precious promise belongs to those who “consider” the poor, look into their case, devise plans for their benefit, and considerately carry them out. We can do more by care than by cash, and most with two together. To those who consider the poor, the Lord promises His own consideration in times of distress. He will bring us out of trouble if we help others when they are in trouble. We shall receive very singular providential help if the Lord sees that we try to provide for others. We shall have a time of trouble, however generous we may be; but if we are charitable, we may put in a claim for peculiar deliverance, and the Lord will not deny His own word and bond. Miserly curmudgeons may help themselves, but considerate and generous believers the Lord will help. As you have done unto others, so will the Lord do unto you. Empty your pockets.

[from Faith’s Checkbook by Charles H. Spurgeon]

Weekly Announcements (January 21-27)

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Monday, January 21
Review the messages from yesterday and start applying some of the things you learned. Pray for the Lord to reveal truths you need to apply.
Happy Birthday to Roger C! 

Tuesday, January 22
Pray for marriages in our church family, that the Lord would protect them and be glorified through them. Pray for our building & finance committees.

Wednesday, January 23
Pray for the children of NLBC today, that they will come to know Christ as their Savior and treasure Him above all things.
7:00 p.m. – Bible Study & Prayer Meeting

Thursday, January 24
Pray for your Pastor and your Sunday School teachers as they study for this weekend.
Happy Birthday to Dannie W! 

Friday, January 25
Pray that God would be merciful to our nation.

Saturday, January 26
Pray for the services along with those who are preaching and teaching tomorrow. Prepare your heart for worship.
Happy Birthday to Helen M! 

Sunday, January 27
10:00 a.m. – Sunday School
11:00 a.m. – Morning Worship
(1 Timothy)
3:00 p.m. – Service at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center (Eisenhower Unit)
6:00 p.m. – Evening Worship (John)

Sunday, January 27
Business Meeting following the evening service

Thurday, January 31
6:00-8:00 p.m. – Men’s Fellowship at the home of Janna R. Dinner will be provided, a devotion will be given by Dannie W, and plans for 2019 events will be discussed.

Saturday, February 2
9:30 a.m. – Women’s Fellowship at the home of Wanda C. Light breakfast provided, a devotion will be given, and plans for 2019 events will be discussed.
9:30 a.m. – Men’s Breakfast (Details forthcoming.)

Missionary of the Month
Nathan & Carrie Radford
~ Brazil ~ You can read their latest letters on the BFM FaithWorks Blog

Baptist Faith MissionsOnline Edition of January 2019 News & Reports

Scripture at Sunrise 1.17.2019

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“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” -Philippians 4:8

Great thoughts of your sin alone will drive you to despair; but great thoughts of Christ will pilot you into the haven of peace. -Charles Spurgeon via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 1.16.2019

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths.” -Proverbs 3:5-6

Christian, the hands that hold your future are the same hands that were pierced for you. You can loosen your grip. -DesiringGod via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 1.15.2019

For the needy shall not always be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.” -Psalm 9:18

Poverty is a hard heritage; but those who trust in the Lord are made rich by faith. They know that they are not forgotten of God, and though it may seem that they are overlooked in His providential distribution of good things, they look for a time when all this shall be righted. Lazarus will not always lie among the dogs at the rich man’s gate, but he will have his recompense in Abraham’s bosom. Even now the Lord remembers His poor but precious sons, “I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me,” said one of old, and it is even so. The godly poor have great expectations. They expect the Lord to provide them all things necessary for this life and godliness; they expect to see things working for their good; they expect to have all the closer fellowship with their Lord, who had not where to lay His head; they expect His second advent and to share its glory. This expectation cannot perish, for it is laid up in Christ Jesus, who liveth forever, and because He lives, it shall live also. The poor saint singeth many a song which the rich sinner cannot understand. Wherefore, let us, when we have short commons below, think of the royal table above.

[from Faith’s Checkbook by Charles H. Spurgeon]

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