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Scripture at Sunrise 7.6.2020

“And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said unto him, Because thou hast relied on the king of Syria, and not relied on the Lord thy God, therefore is the host of the king of Syria escaped out of thine hand.” -2 Chronicles 16:7

When you compromise the principles of God in your life, it will undermine your trust in the Lord. When your trust in the Lord is compromised, that’s when your faith is weakened and weakened.

-Steve Wainright (excerpt from Sunday Evening Sermon from  2 Chronicles 16 Asa’s Poor Finish)


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Weekly Announcements (July 6-12)

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Monday, July 6
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.
Pray for our nation.

Tuesday, July 7
Pray for marriages in our church family, that the Lord would protect them and be glorified through them. Pray for our building & finance committees.
Pray for our nation.
Happy Anniversary to Pastor Steve & Mrs. Lydia! 

Wednesday, July 8
Pray for the children of NLBC today, that they will come to know Christ as their Savior and treasure Him above all things.
Pray for our nation.
7:00 p.m. – Midweek Worship – We will continue our study in the book of Micah.
*We will also livestream on our church Facebook page, starting around 7:30 PM at www.facebook.com/nlbclex

Thursday, July 9
Pray for our leaders and that God would be merciful to our nation.

Friday, July 10
Pray for your Pastor as he studies and prepares for this weekend.
Pray for our nation.
Happy Birthday to Roger S! 

Saturday, July 11
Pray for the services tomorrow. Prepare your heart for worship.
Pray for our nation.
Happy Birthday to Rebecca W & Moriah M! 

Sunday, July 12
Happy
Birthday to Rita H! 
10:00 a.m. – Sunday School
11:00 a.m. – Morning Worship (Hebrews)
3:00 p.m. – Ministerial Class
5:30 p.m. – Men’s Prayer Meeting

6:00 p.m. – Evening Worship (2 Chronicles)
*We will also livestream on our church Facebook page: starting  around 25-30 after the hour (11:25 am and 6:25 pm) www.facebook.com/nlbclex

Saturday, July 18
9:00 a.m. – Men’s Fellowship (bring your own breakfast)

Sunday, July 19
Finance Committee Meeting

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

BFM Veteran Missionaries Pensioners Offering (VMP)
We will be collecting for the BFM Veteran Missionaries Pensioners Offering through the month of July. Read more here. (You can designate your offering for “VMP”.)

Baptist Faith MissionsOnline Edition of June 2020 News & Reports

Online Giving: Remember you can give securely online here.

Scripture at Sunrise 7.2.2020

ThursdayTheologicalTweet

“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise,  making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.  Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart, giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.” -Ephesians 5:15-21

Whose company do we most enjoy? Do we seek out fellowship with other believers and delight in conversations about Christ? Or do we prefer the company of the world and rarely speak about the things of God? When was the last time we met with others solely to make much of Christ? -Paul Washer via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 7.1.2020

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for He has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” -Hebrews 13:5

“Satan loves to fish in the troubled waters of a discontented heart.” – Thomas Watson

Scripture at Sunrise 6.30.2020

Nevertheless I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy youth, and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant.” -Ezekiel 16:60

Notwithstanding our sins, the Lord is still faithful in His love to us. He looks back. See how He remembers those early days of ours when He took us into covenant with Himself, and we gave ourselves over to Him. Happy days those! The Lord does not twit us with them and charge us with being insincere. No, He looks rather to His covenant with us than to our covenant with Him. There was no hypocrisy in that sacred compact, on His part, at any rate. How gracious is the Lord thus to look back in love!

He looks forward also. He is resolved that the covenant shall not fail. If we do not stand to it, He does. He solemnly declares, “I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant.” He has no mind to draw back from His promises. Blessed be His name, He sees the sacred seal, “the blood of the everlasting covenant,” and He remembers our Surety, in whom He ratified that covenant, even His own dear Son; and therefore He rests in His covenant engagements. “He abideth faithful; he cannot deny himself.”

O Lord, lay this precious word upon my heart and help me to feed upon it all this day!

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

Scripture at Sunrise 6.29.2020

“But you, take courage! Do not let your hands be weak, for your work shall be rewarded.” As soon as Asa heard these words, the prophecy of Azariah the son of Oded, he took courage and put away the detestable idols from all the land of Judah and Benjamin and from the cities that he had taken in the hill country of Ephraim, and he repaired the altar of the LORD that was in front of the vestibule of the house of the LORD.” -2 Chronicles 15:7-8

Changes happen when a child of God takes the promises of God to heart. God’s promises ought to help His children live courageously against sin.

-Steve Wainright (excerpt from Sunday Evening Sermon from  2 Chronicles 15 Seek the Lord)


Recent SERMON AUDIO/VIDEO

Weekly Announcements (June 29-July 5)

Recent SERMON AUDIO/VIDEO

Monday, June 29
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.
Pray for our nation.

Tuesday, June 30
Pray for marriages in our church family, that the Lord would protect them and be glorified through them. Pray for our building & finance committees.
Pray for our nation.

Wednesday, July 1
Pray for the children of NLBC today, that they will come to know Christ as their Savior and treasure Him above all things.
Pray for our nation.
7:00 p.m. – Midweek Worship – We will continue our study in the book of Micah.
*We will also livestream on our church Facebook page, starting around 7:30 PM at www.facebook.com/nlbclex

Thursday, July 2
Pray for our leaders and that God would be merciful to our nation.

Friday, July 3
Pray for your Pastor as he studies and prepares for this weekend.
Pray for our nation.

Saturday, July 4
Pray for the services tomorrow. Prepare your heart for worship.
Pray for our nation.
Noon: Visitation – See Bro. Dannie W. if you are interested in going visiting. Pray for the Lord to open hearts. 

Sunday, July 5
10:00 a.m. – Sunday School
11:00 a.m. – Morning Worship (Hebrews)
5:30 p.m. – Men’s Prayer Meeting

6:00 p.m. – Evening Worship (2 Chronicles)
*We will also livestream on our church Facebook page: starting  around 25-30 after the hour (11:25 am and 6:25 pm) www.facebook.com/nlbclex

Saturday, July 18
9:00 a.m. – Men’s Fellowship (bring your own breakfast)

Missionaries of the Month
Roger & Julie Tate ~ Kenya ~ You can read their latest letters on the BFM FaithWorks Blog

**NEW** Baptist Faith MissionsOnline Edition of June 2020 News & Reports

Online Giving: Remember you can give securely online here.

Scripture at Sunrise 6.25.2020

ThursdayTheologicalTweet

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” -Romans 12:2

One of the most dangerous things a Christian can do right now is neglect Bible reading. Thousands of voices are attempting to convince you how to think. Be certain, you are being shaped. More Scripture, less social media. More Bible, less books. More prayer, less blog posts. -Garrett Kell via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 6.24.2020

“I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.” -Galatians 2:20

If Jesus is Lord (and He is!), the great question for the Christian is not ‘What do I want to do?’ but ‘What is the Lord calling me to do?’ Submit every moment and every decision to the Lord. He will direct your paths. -Grant R. Castleberry

Scripture at Sunrise 6.23.2020

“Therefore thus saith the Lord concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against it.” -2 Kings 19:32

Neither did Sennacherib molest the city. He had boasted loudly, but he could not carry out his threats. The Lord is able to stop the enemies of His people in the very act. When the lion has the lamb between his jaws, the great Shepherd of the sheep can rob him of his prey. Our extremity only provides an opportunity for a grander display of divine power and wisdom.

In the case before us, the terrible foe did not put in an appearance before the city which he thirsted to destroy. No annoying arrow could he shoot over the walls, and no besieging engines could he put to work to batter down the castles, and no banks could he cast up to shut in the inhabitants. Perhaps in our case also the Lord will prevent our adversaries from doing us the least harm. Certainly He can alter their intentions or render their designs so abortive that they will gladly forego them. Let us trust in the Lord and keep His way, and He will take care of us. Yea, He will fill us with wondering praise as we see the perfection of His deliverance.

Let us not fear the enemy till he actually comes, and then let us trust in the Lord.

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