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Kitchens Creek Baptist Church
7231 Monroe Hwy @ Kitchens Creek Rd
Ball, Louisiana 71405

Email: Pastor Milton W Howard
PO Box 740
Ball, Lo
UiSiAna  71405

Weekly Church Bulletin
July 15, 2018
 

July 15, 2018

daily radio:

7:45 a.m.

kwdf  am 840

bible class:

10:00 a.m.

 

men's prayer

 

 

morning worship:

11:00 a.m.

 

wednesday worship:

7:00 p.m.

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT:

c.h. spurgeon

(Zephaniah 3:17)  "He will rest in his love."

I never yet heard that Christ rests in his power. He has great power; see what he has done. He has built the heavens; he has stretched out the earth, and he upholds the clouds with his might: but he never rests there. I know, too, that he has great wisdom: he knows all things in the ages past, in the time present, and in the centuries yet to come. He can unravel mysteries, and foretell all things, yet I never heard that he rested in his wisdom. There is a great crowd of angelic spirits, ever waiting in his courts above, and he, as King, sits in the very center of them all, and before him principalities and powers cast their crowns; but I never heard that he rested even in their homage. No; our Lord Jesus Christ is like the man who loves his family; he rests in the midst of his own beloved ones, his spouse's bosom, the place where he hears his children cry, where he listens to their prayers, the door at which he receives their thanksgiving, and bestows his blessing, the house where they wait on him and he waits on them, where they commune with him, and he communes with them; that is the place where he rests. 

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(Zephaniah 2:3)  "Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger." 

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(Jeremiah 29:13-14)  "Ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart. And I will be found of you, saith the LORD: and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, saith the LORD; and I will bring you again into the place whence I caused you to be carried away captive." 

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Our hope is not hung upon such untwisted thread as "I imagine so", or, "it is likely"; but the cable, the strong rope of our fastened anchor is the oath and promise of him who is eternal verity; our salvation is fastened with God's own hand, and Christ's own strength, to the strong stake of God's unchanging nature.  Rutherford 

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How long a beggar will wait, and how eagerly he will plead, although he has no promise of an alms, but only the bare chance of winning a penny from a passer-by! How laboriously will fishers cast their nets again and again, though nothing has been taken as yet, and their only encouragement is the possibility that fish may come that way! How desperately will men dive into the sea with the expectation of finding pearls in oyster-shells, encountering fierce monsters of the deep with the uncertain hope of being enriched! And will not men draw near to God when their outlook is so much more bright, their expectation so much more justifiable.? As for me, I will lay down my sick soul at Christ's feet, in sure and certain belief that he will heal me, and then I will follow him whithersoever he goeth, in calm assurance that he will lead me to his eternal kingdom and glory.  C.H. Spurgeon 

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CALL TO WORSHIP
John Ryland 1777 

Sovereign ruler of the skies,
Ever gracious, ever wise;
All my times are in Thy hands,
All events at Thy command;
All my times shall ever be
Ordered by Thy wise decrees.

He that formed me in the womb,
He shall guide me to the tomb;
Times of trial and of grief,
Times of triumph and relief;
All must come and all must end,
As shall please my sovereign King.

Plagues and death around me fly,
Till He bids, I cannot die;
Not a single shaft can hit,
Till the God of love thinks fit;
Know that Thou art God alone,
I and mine are all Thine own.

(Tune: "Rock of Ages") 

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(Psalms 31:14-16)  "I trusted in thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my God.  My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me.  Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: save me for thy mercies' sake."