Greetings once again in Jesus Name,

May God bless you and your Preaching for this Lord's Day. I do Pray that you will see many Souls come to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ our Savior. I Pray that your Church will see much growth in these days of perilous times.

Please help us Pray for all of the Prayer requests that has been shared with us, as we like to say, “Pray for the other as you would want them to Pray for you.” I do ask you to Pray for our friends Bill and Lillie Isaac's, Bill is a victim of cancer. They attend our Church and are some wonderful friends and Church members. I know that God has the best in store for these dear folk, and we are Praying for His will to be done.

We also ask you to remember Jewell Busick another member that has had surgery this week. Help us trust the Lord that the reports and results will be positive. She is another wonderful Christian friend and faithful Church worker.

In Christ and His Love,

Br. Roger
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Salt
S- savory - Job 6:6
A- affects - 2 Kings 2:30-33
L- lasting - Leviticus 2::13
T- torture - Mark 9:49 Refuge
Psalm 119:114 Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.

Safety - Hiding Place
Shield - My Shield
Sword - Hope in thy Word

 

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A COSTLY BLESSING
Acts 3:26 Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

1. Whom God sent. "His Son." What a sacrifice, what suffering 1
2. Why God sent His Son. "To bless you," What grace, what love!
3. Wherein this blessing consists.

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In turning from iniquities
Titus 2:11 For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,
In turning to God
1 Thes. 1:9 For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;

 

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Trees in the Scripture

Gen. 3:8 -Tree of Concealment ---- Sinner hiding from God
Song of Sol 2:3 - Tree of Comfort -- Our Christ and Comforter
Luke 19:4 - Tree of Conviction --- Position for identification
John 1:47-48 - Tree of Confession - Position For Conversion
Galatians 3:13 - Tree of Cursing --- Position for Condemnation

 

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Trees
Planted ----- Fig Tree Luke 13:6
Proved ----- Let it alone - Luke 13:8
Producing - Known by Fruit - Matt 7:17-20
Plucked ---- By Roots - Jude Vrs. 12
Perishing -- Cast into Fire - Matt 3:10

 

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Two Classes of Trees
Matt 7:13-23

Corrupt Tree ------- State of a Sinner - Matthew 7:17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
Condemned Tree -- Under Condemnation - Vrs 17 // John 3:18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
Cut Tree --------------Judgment of God
Luke 13:7 Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground? Represents the Lost & then Burned.

Good Tree - Matt 7:7 - Made good by Drafting - James 1:21
Graceful Tree - Psalm 90:12 - Like a Palm - Known for fruit, endurance and up righteousness
Green Tree - Psalm 1:1-3 - Planted by the water - Blessed // and giving.



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 Seven Cries
From The Tree
1. Forgiveness
2. Family Relationship
3. Full Salvation
4. Forsaken For Sin's Debt
5. Fulfilled Scripture
6. Finished Works
7. Father's Hands
Judges 9:6 - 15 -Trees of
Trouble - Gen. 2:17 -------Pictures disobedience of God's Word
Righteous - 2 Peter 2:24 - Pictures God's righteous Judgment
Eternal - Rev 22:2 -------- Pictures God's Christ our Savior
Endurance - Luke 13:8--- Pictures God's enduring Mercy

 

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God Is:
God is Love - 1 John 4:8
God is Life - John 5:26
God Is Light - 1 John 1:5
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Mark 2 “Borne of Four”

1. Helpless - Carried by others - Vrs. 3
2. Happy - Sins forgiven - Vrs. 5
3. Healed - Now carries what carried him - Vrs. 12
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Believer's Life

John 3:18
He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

Pure - Acts 15:9
Peaceful - Romans 5:1
Pardoned - Acts 10:43

 Saved Of God

1. Sought - John 9:1-7
2. Bought - John 9:34-35
3. Wrought - John 14:2-3

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 Devil

Who is the Devil?
Where is the Devil?
Why is the Devil?

 The Tithes Power With God

Malachi 3:10
Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

God's Promise - Malachi 3:10 - “I Wills”
God's Provision - Malachi 3:10 “Windows of Heaven”
God's Presence - Matthew 6:33
God's Preaching - James 5:19-20



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Magnificent Message
John 3:16
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Loving Creator - “For God”
Lost World - “the world” (mankind)
Liberal Sacrifice - “He Gave”
Liberating Gift - “His Son”

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 7 “C’s”

Conviction - John 16:8
Courage - Joshua 1:8-10
Charity - 2 Tim 2:21
Consecration - ROM 12:1-2
Cross Bearing -Luke 14:27
Christ - John 1:12
Concern - Ps 142:2

 Sin and God's People
Jeremiah 5:25 Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withholden good things from you.
Sin's Problem “Iniquities”
Sin's Penalty - “Withholden”
Sin's People - “Your sins”
Sin's Pardon - 1 John 1:7


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In Christian Love
Brother Roger Pickett