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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

It Avails Much!

Last Wednesday evening was the first time we have had a prayer meeting attendance large enough that we could break into three groups for prayer. What a blessing it was to have groups spread throughout the sanctuary praying.

Oh how we need to pray. We need to pray because we never quite get the hang of it, do we. We are so needy!

Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. (Romans 8:26 NKJV)

Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples. (Luke 11:1 NKJV)

But we also need to pray because it is so very powerful.

Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much. (James 5:16 NKJV)

So many of our brothers and sisters need something from God. Let us gather tonight, and pray for them!

6:30-7:15 PM

Friday, February 11, 2011

Dimanche Coeur Rouge...

... Or, if you prefer roten Herzen Sonntag or Domingo corazón rojo.

Whatever language you choose to say it in, this Lord's Day is

Where something RED, as we push out the gray of winter with a blast of color. And join us afterward in Fellowship Hall for great food and fellowship.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

A Tuesday Prayer for FBC

Let us all join in praying this wonderful prayer, today, for our church. It comes from the heart of C.H. Spurgeon:

At this time also , great Father, wilt Thou visit this church with Thy great favor; and as Thou hast abounded toward us these many years in blessings, so give us now some new token, some fresh visitation for good. Lord, Thou hast not always given summer weather to the field of nature, but spring comes on and summer returns. Oh, give us summer weather as a church. May there be a great revival of religion in all the members, and especially in the minds of such as are growing cold or indifferent to holy things. Wherever there is any laxity of life, any slight holding of precious truth; wherever the world is creeping in with its corroding influences; wherever there is anything of sin which our eye sees not, but which Thine eye detects, be pleased to put it away. Fill the whole church with unity, with love, with life, with power.

And all God's people said, "AMEN!"

Friday, February 4, 2011

Big Saturday!

Two great opportunities this Saturday - one for service, and one for fellowship.

First, "Setup and Serve" at the Haven of Rest - 10:00. Meet at the Haven of Rest for a rewarding time of living out Matthew 25:40!

Second, join us at Kent Lanes at 3:00 for a great time of bowling, food, and fellowship!