Scripture at Sunrise 7.31.2014

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. -Galatians 6:9

No life can surpass that of a man who quietly continues to serve God in the place where providence has placed him. -Charles H. Spurgeon via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 7.29.2014

He hath cast out thine enemy. -Zephaniah 3:15

What a casting out was that! Satan has lost his throne in our nature even as he lost his seat in heaven. Our Lord Jesus has destroyed the enemy’s reigning power over us. He may worry us, but he cannot claim us as his own. His bonds are no longer upon our spirits: the Son has made us free, and we are free indeed.

Still is the archenemy the accuser of the brethren; but even from this position our Lord has driven him. Our Advocate silences our accuser. The Lord rebukes our enemies and pleads the causes of our soul, so that no harm comes of all the devil’s revilings.

As a tempter, the evil spirit still assails us and insinuates himself into our minds; but thence also is he cast out as to his former preeminence. He wriggles about like a serpent, but he cannot rule like a sovereign. He hurls in blasphemous thoughts when he has opportunity; but what a relief it is when he is told to be quiet and is made to slink off like a whipped cur! Lord, do this for any who are at this time worried and wearied by his barkings. Cast out their enemy, and be Thou glorious in their eyes. Thou hast cast him down; Lord, cast him out. Oh, that Thou wouldst banish him from the world!

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

Scripture at Sunrise 7.28.2014

Sunday Morning | Pastor Steve Wainright | 1 Samuel 30:1-31
“But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God.” -1 Samuel 30:6

David strengthened himself in the Lord. There will come a time in your life that you will have to encourage yourself in the Lord. How do you do that? Look to God’s Word and have faith in His Word and promises.

In verse 7-8, God’s Word came to David. David obeyed God’s Word in vs. 9 and it gave him vigor and power. He was strengthened!

Weekly Announcements (July 28-August 3)

Monday, July 28
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 Ava Vance!

Tuesday, July 29
Pray for marriages in our church family, that the Lord would protect them and be glorified through them.

Wednesday, July 30
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. – Evening Bible StudyWe will begin our study in the book of Jeremiah!
Happy Birthday to Simone Bellmer!

Thursday, July 31
Pray for your Pastor and your Sunday School teachers as they study for this weekend.

Friday, August 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, August 2
Pray for the services along with those who are preaching and teaching tomorrow.  Prepare your heart for worship.
2:00 p.m.- Baby Shower for Simone at the home of Janna Riley! 

Sunday, August 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 (1 Samuel)

Missionary of the Month
Odali & Kathy Barros in Brazil ~ You can read their latest letter on the BFM FaithWorks Blog.

**The July 2014 edition of “The New Life Insider”, our monthly newsletter, is now available. Click here to view.**

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Scripture at Sunrise 7.24.2014

You make known to me the path of life; in Your presence there is fullness of joy; at Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. -Psalm 16:11

The sin beneath all other sins is a lack of joy in Christ. -Tim Keller via Twitter