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Giving Blood

A little boy was told by his doctor that he could save his sister’s life by giving her some blood. The six-year-old girl was near death, a victim of disease from which the boy had made a marvelous recovery two years earlier. Her only chance for restoration was a blood...

Before They Call I Will Answer

One night I had worked hard to help a mother in the labor ward; but in spite of all we could do, she died leaving us with a tiny premature baby and a crying two-year-old daughter. We would have difficulty keeping the baby alive; as we had no incubator (we...

Why I Honor the American Flag

Flag Day is June 14th. An Essay by – Maile D. age 11 I believe we should all respect the American flag. We should stand up for the Pledge of Allegiance and we should honor our flag. We should take our flag seriously and put our hand over our heart...

In That Day

In that day shall the LORD defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the LORD before them. And it shall come to pass in that...

Power Outage

There was no Sunday evening service 5/26/19 due to a power outage. 

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved,...

Cities of Refuge – A Type of Christ

Cities of refuge were places of safety for someone who accidentally killed another person and therefore was in jeopardy of being killed in retaliation by the dead person’s avenger of blood. They were not sanctuaries for criminals. “The LORD also spake unto Joshua, saying, Speak to the children of Israel,...

Fireflies

(The Persecuted Church) Have you heard of the firefly? It shines in the darkness and lights up the sky People capture them to contain their light And to gaze upon that wondrous sight So it is with the saints of Christ They’re pursued and captured because of their light And...

Hearer or Doer?

“Also, thou son of man, the children of thy people still are talking against thee by the walls and in the doors of the houses, and speak one to another, every one to his brother, saying, Come, I pray you, and hear what is the word that cometh forth from...

A Sure Thing

The favor of men is a fickle frame From day to day ’tis never the same Changed with the weather, changed by the hour Weak and waning and wanting in power But Thou, Eternal and Almighty LORD Hath proved Thyself in Thy Holy Word That Thou may be trusted and...

Bloody Prayer

“In all true prayer,” says another, “great stress should be laid on the blood of Jesus: perhaps no evidence distinguishes a declension in the power and spirituality of prayer more strongly than an overlooking of this. Where the atoning blood is kept out of view, not recognized, not pleaded, not...

God Bless America

Our beautiful, lovely country Colors red, white, and blue Freedom to live and be happy Be loyal and be true Find pride in our glorious flag Standing tall through rough times Our mighty flag never did drag Our flag is so sublime Now respect those who fight for you They...

Faith Is

“Faith is not what we feel or see, it is a simple trust in what the God of love has said of Jesus as the ‘Just.’ “What Jesus is, and that alone, is faith’s delightful plea, It never deals with sinful self, nor righteous self, in me. “It tells me...

How Glorious Is Thy Name

“How glorious is Thy name, Through all the ransom’d host, O worthy Lamb, Who came, To seek and save the lost! “Thou art, beyond compare, Most precious in our sight! Than sons of men more fair, And infinite in might! “Thy perfect work divine, Makes us forever blest; Here truth...

Wisdom

If age doth speak of wisdom learned, And battles won, and sorrows earned, Then youth doth boast of hopes to come, Of strength to waste, and wisdom shunned. But if youth could seek instead the wise, and see life through more vintage eyes And turn to God while still they...

A Pure Language

Following Noah’s family leaving the ark, the directive of God to multiply the population and spread throughout the earth was ignored by successive generations. All the people being in the same geographic area, it is not surprising that there was only one language spoken by the people. God, in judgment...