Archive for February, 2013

February 28, 2013

Scripture at Sunrise 2.28.2013

“For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh…” -Romans 8:3

The covenant maker became the covenant keeper and died for covenant breakers. #gospel #missions –Matt Smethurst

February 27, 2013

Scripture at Sunrise 2.27.2013

“Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.” -Matthew 5:16

Be the kind of light that makes people squint so hard they don’t even see you anymore. -Bob Goff

February 26, 2013

Scripture at Sunrise 2.26.2013

“If ye abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.” -John 15:7

Note well that we must hear Jesus speak if we expect Him to hear us speak. If we have no ear for Christ, He will have no ear for us. In proportion as we hear we shall be heard.

Moreover, what is heard must remain, must live in us, and must abide in our character as a force and a power. We must receive the truths which Jesus taught, the precepts which He issued, and the movements of His Spirit within us; or we shall have no power at the Mercy Seat.

Suppose our Lord’s words to be received and to abide in us, what a boundless field of privilege is opened up to us! We are to have our will in prayer, because we have already surrendered our will to the Lord’s command. Thus are Elijahs trained to handle the keys of heaven and lock or loose the clouds. One such man is worth a thousand common Christians. Do we humbly desire to be intercessors for the church and the world, and like Luther to be able to have what we will of the Lord? Then we must bow our ear to the voice of the Well-beloved, treasure up His words, and carefully obey them. He has need to “hearken diligently” who would pray effectually.

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

February 24, 2013

Scripture at Sunrise 2.25.2013

“Nevertheless, do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.” -Luke 10:20

The grace of God brings joy to the child of God–a deep-rooted joy that can’t be taken from you. Don’t base your joy on that which is uncertain. Base it on the fact that your name is written in Heaven and it can’t be erased!

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Morning: Rejoice! (Luke 10:20-22)

February 24, 2013

Weekly Announcements (February 25-March 3)

Sermon Audio
Morning: Rejoice! (Luke 10:20-22)

Monday, February 25
Review the messages from yesterday and start applying some of the things you learned.

Tuesday, February 26
Pray for marriages in our church family, that the Lord would protect them and be glorified through them.

Wednesday, February 27
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.“Isaiah” series continues in the sanctuary. Kids Class also continues (preschool-6th grade). They will be on the letter K– “God is King.”

Thursday, February 28
Pray for your Pastor and your Sunday School teachers as they study for this weekend.
Happy Birthday to Beath Sparks! 

Friday, March 1
Pray for those at NLBC who are taking care of elderly parents at this time: strength to care for them, patience with them, and grace for the trying moments.

Saturday, March 2
Pray for the services along with those who are preaching and teaching tomorrow.  Prepare your heart for worship.
Celebrating 16 Years of God’s Faithfulness! {Read a little bit of our church history. | View a slideshow of our church history.}

Sunday, March 3
10:00 a.m.- Sunday School
11:00 a.m.- Morning Worship (Luke)
5:15 p.m.- Choir Practice
6:00 p.m.- Evening Service (Judges)

Saturday, March 9
1:00 p.m. (?)- Men’s Fellowship- Lunch & PuttPutt! For details, please see Bro. Wayne Gabbard!

Saturday, March 16
Our Youth Group will be going to Winter Jam at Rupp Arena on Saturday, March 16. Cost is $10. Artists include TobyMac, Jamie Grace, Matthew West, and more. Keep that date open and talk to Bro. Wayne Gabbard if you’re interested in going!

Missionary of the Month
Jud & Raquel Hatcher in Brazil

**The February Edition of “The New Life Insider“, our new monthly newsletter is now available. Click here to view.**

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February 21, 2013

Scripture at Sunrise 2.21.2013

“My soul clings to the dust; give me life according to Your word!” -Psalm 119:25

Revival happens when people in a church decide to swallow the Book (the Word) and let it have its effect on their lives. -A.W. Tozer via Twitter

February 20, 2013

Scripture at Sunrise 2.20.2013

“But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like His glorious body, by the power that enables Him even to subject all things to Himself.” -Philippians 3:20-21

Suffering keeps swelling our feet so that earth’s shoes won’t fit. -Joni Eareckson Tada

February 19, 2013

Scripture at Sunrise 2.19.2013

“Though I have afflicted thee, I will afflict thee no more.” -Nahum 1:12

There is a limit to affliction. God sends it, and God removes it. Do you sigh and say, “When will the end be?” Remember that our griefs will surely and finally end when this poor earthly life is over, Let us quietly wait and patiently endure the will of the Lord till He cometh.

Meanwhile, our Father in heaven takes away the rod when His design in using it is fully served. When He has whipped away our folly, there will be no more strokes. Or, if the affliction is sent for testing us, that our graces may glorify God, it will end when the Lord has made us bear witness to His praise. We would not wish the affliction to depart till God has gotten out of us all the honor which we can possibly yield Him.

There may today be “a great calm.” Who knows how soon those raging billows will give place to a sea of glass, and the sea birds sit on the gentle waves? After long tribulation the Rail is hung up, and the wheat rests in the garner. We may, before many hours are past, be just as happy as now we are sorrowful. It is not hard for the Lord to turn night into day. He that sends the clouds can as easily clear the skies. Let us be of good cheer. It is better on before. Let us sing hallelujah by anticipation.

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

February 18, 2013

Scripture at Sunrise 2.18.2013

“Nevertheless, do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.” -Luke 10:20

You might be gifted in all kinds of areas, but your greatest joy should be found in a sure, everlasting truth: that your name is written in Heaven because of the finished work of Christ: PERMANENTLY! -Pastor Steve Wainright

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Sermon
Audio
Morning: Recorded Names Rejoice (Luke 10:17-20)
Evening: Samson & Delilah (Judges 16)

February 18, 2013

Weekly Announcements (February 18-24)

 

Sermon Audio
Morning: Recorded Names Rejoice (Luke 10:17-20)
Evening: Samson & Delilah (Judges 16)

Monday, February 18
Review the messages from yesterday and start applying some of the things you learned.

Tuesday, February 19
Pray for marriages in our church family, that the Lord would protect them and be glorified through them.

Wednesday, February 20
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.“Isaiah” series continues in the sanctuary. Kids Class also continues (preschool-6th grade). They will be on the letter K– “God is King.”

Thursday, February 21
Pray for your Pastor and your Sunday School teachers as they study for this weekend.

Friday, February 22
Pray for those at NLBC who are taking care of elderly parents at this time: strength to care for them, patience with them, and grace for the trying moments.

Saturday, February 23
Pray for the services along with those who are preaching and teaching tomorrow.  Prepare your heart for worship.

Sunday, February 24
10:00 a.m.- Sunday School
11:00 a.m.- Morning Worship (Luke)
5:15 p.m.- Choir Practice
6:00 p.m.- Evening Service (Judges)

Saturday, March 9
9:00 a.m.- Men’s Breakfast– More details coming soon!

Saturday, March 16
Our Youth Group will be going to Winter Jam at Rupp Arena on Saturday, March 16. Cost is $10. Artists include TobyMac, Jamie Grace, Matthew West, and more. Keep that date open and talk to Bro. Wayne Gabbard if you’re interested in going!

Missionary of the Month
Jud & Raquel Hatcher in Brazil

**The February Edition of “The New Life Insider“, our new monthly newsletter is now available. Click here to view.**

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