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Scripture at Sunrise 05.25.2021

“The Lord shall open unto thee his good treasure.” -Deuteronomy 28:12

This refers first to the rain. The Lord will give this in its season. Rain is the emblem of all those celestial refreshings which the Lord is ready to bestow upon His people. Oh, for a copious shower to refresh the Lord’s heritage!

We seem to think that God’s treasury can only be opened by a great prophet like Elijah, but it is not so, for this promise is to all the faithful in Israel, and, indeed, to each one of them. O believing friend, “the Lord shall open unto thee his good treasure.” Thou, too, mayest see heaven opened and thrust in thy hand and take out thy portion, yea, and a portion for all thy brethren round about thee. Ask what thou wilt, and thou shalt not be denied if thou abidest in Christ and His words abide in thee.

As yet thou has not known all thy Lord’s treasures, but He shall open them up to thine understanding. Certainly thou hast not yet enjoyed the fullness of His covenant riches, but He will direct thine heart into His love and reveal Jesus in thee. Only the Lord Himself can do this for thee; but here is His promise, and if thou wilt hearken diligently unto His voice and obey His will, His riches in glory by Christ Jesus shall be thine.

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

Scripture at Sunrise 5.22.2018

“If the clouds be full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth.” Ecclesiastes 11:3

Why, then, do we dread the clouds which now darken our sky? True, for a while they hide the sun, but the sun is not quenched; He will shine out again before long. Meanwhile those black clouds are filled with rain; and the blacker they are, the more likely they are to yield plentiful showers. How can we have rain without clouds?

Our troubles have always brought us blessings, and they always will. They are the black chariots of bright grace. These clouds will empty themselves before long, and every tender herb will be the gladder for the shower. Our God may drench us with grief, but He will not drown us with wrath; nay, He will refresh us with mercy. Our Lord’s love letters often come to us in black-edged envelopes. His wagons rumble, but they are loaded with benefits. His rod blossoms with sweet flowers and nourishing fruits. Let us not worry about the clouds but sing because May flowers are brought to us through the April clouds and showers.

O Lord, the clouds are the dust of Thy feet! How near Thou art in the cloudy and dark day! Love beholds Thee and is glad. Faith sees the clouds emptying themselves and making the little hills rejoice on every side.

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

Emergency Baby Shower

The baby has arrived…early!  He is going home with his new parents, Wayne and Sherry, on Tuesday!  Needless to say, with Hannah being 10, they really need some of the basic necessities to take care of the baby…fast! 

So, there’s no need to grab your rams’ horns or march around the wall seven times for a week because these walls have already fallen!  What was found behind these fallen walls?  Not much. 

Here’s what they need:

  • Lo-Flo bottles with preemie nipples
  • Preemie diapers and wipes
  • Pacifiers
  • Onesies
  • Sleepers
  • 0-3 month clothes
  • Baby Lotion & Shampoo
  • Bassinet Sheets
  • Blankets
  • Little Bathtub
  • Fingernail Clippers (the little kit that comes with a few things)
  • Cash appreciated also!
  • You might want to note that Sherry is doing a jungle animal theme for his room. 

Oh, and ladies, we’re going to blow our rams’ horns and shout in celebration at 5:30 p.m. THIS SATURDAY, March 28 at the Wainrights’ home.  (aka: Baby Shower)