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Why? Because...

"This sweetest of the Psalms sings of many mercies which the happy soul of the believer receives, and it traces all those benefits to one source, namely to the Good Shepherd himself. 'I shall not want.' Why? Because the Lord is my Shepherd. I lie down in delicious repose in green pastures. Why? Because 'he maketh me.' I march onward making holy progress beside the still wa...

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Preparation for Worship (09/28/14)

Scripture to Meditate On: Hebrews 11 Hebrews 11:23-29By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw that the child was beautiful, and they were not afraid of the king's edict. By faith Moses, when he was grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter, choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than...

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Is suffocation of pride necessary?

Yes! "Preaching the gospel to myself each day mounts a powerful assault against my pride and serves to establish humility in its place. Nothing suffocates my pride more than daily reminders regarding the glory of my God, the gravity of my sins, and the crucifixion of God's own Son in my place. Also, the gracious love of God, lavished on me because of Christ's death, is al...

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Preparation for Worship (09/21/14)

Scripture to Meditate On: Hebrews 11 [20] By faith Isaac invoked future blessings on Jacob and Esau. [21] By faith Jacob, when dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, bowing in worship over the head of his staff. [22] By faith Joseph, at the end of his life, made mention of the exodus of the Israelites and gave directions concerning his bones. Thought to Ponder: O...

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Do you worship when life's rough?

Paul David Tripp with some challenging thoughts in clarifying what the Bible says about worship: "When we talk about worship, here's what typically comes to mind a Sunday morning gathering where we dress up, sing songs, give money, and take notes during a sermon. There's much to gain from that type of setting; I refer to it as 'corporate worship' and think it's very nec...

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Remind!

I learned from one of our Youth Sponsors about aprogram that allows us toquickly and efficiently remind students and parents about Youth Group information. We have a Facebook page and email communication, but sometimes it would be great to get a quick text out to you all. Not to interrupt your day, just to quickly remind you. So this year I'm using Remind to send text m...

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New Song at Bethel: Complete in Thee (Nyce)

Yesterday we introduced a new old hymn entitled Complete in Thee. We'll continue learning and singing it throughout the month of June. This gospel-laden hymn was written over 150 years ago, and the melody was recently re-written by Ben Nyce to be more singable and memorable. Here you'll find all the resources you'll need (audio, sheet music) to become familiar with the son...

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Youth News 5/28/14

Greetings Everyone! Remember that boulder that chases Indiana Jones? I feel like Indiana Jones right before he jumped into that pit and avoided the boulder! We have several great opportunities coming that I wanted to make sure you all were aware of:1. This Sunday is Senior Sunday 2. BBC Community Picnic! 3. Vacation Bible School! If you haven't registered yet, do that ...

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An Excellent Resource to Inform & Inspire!

The Latest Issue of the SBTS' Journal of Missions Evangelism! Breaking the Strong Attachment to Home and Country: The Influence of a Friend of Fuller's Friends on Adoniram JudsonJason G. Duesing"We Are Confirmed Baptists": The Judsons and Their Meeting With the Serampore Trio in 1812Michael A.G. HaykinThe Life and Significance of Ann Hasseltine Judson (1789-1826)Sharon J...

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That's Not Funny: Dirty Jokes and Jesus

Spencer Harmon writes a thought-provoking article on the Christian and humor: "What you laugh about says a lot about you. Most of the world is laughing at things they should be crying about . They are inviting you to join them. The Bible teaches that marriage should be honored, and that people shouldn't defile the marriage bed (Hebrews 13:4), yet the marriage bed is scor...

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