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10-THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, September 6, 2001 First Baptist Church not in the deal making business to let us do what we want. We by Kelley Spence must glorify Him Body and Spirit without hesitation for His great Last Sunday, the message entitled "Break Our Hearts, O God, pleasure and not ours. Are you a deal maker? Did you talk to God Break Our Hearts" was delivered by Pastor Albert May. The Bib- about it and hear the answer that favored you? Did He change His lical Text used was Acts 2:36-39. word for you? If you feel that He did, deny the lie of the enemy Break our Hearts O, God. O, that that would be our prayer. O, now and allow further transformation to come your way. To glo- that that would be our response to Christ. We need to be broken rify God is for Him to be seen through you. Don't deny God the before him over the sin in our lives. O, that our hearts would once opportunity to show himself mighty through you, after all, it is His again be broken over the things that breaks His heart. Brothers desire and you belong to Him. (The preceding paragraphs were and Sister's let this be our cry. taken from Pastor Chris Baumgamer's message in last Sunday's For Godly sorrow produces true repentance. That is what needs bulletin:) to happen to the people of God. When our only response is to Exciting things are happening at Restoration Fellowship and we kneel at the Savor's feet and repent. When God's people begin to invite you to be a part of them. Beginning this Wednesday evening respond in the manner of brokeness and true repentance we will Sister Nicki will be teaching a class for new believers. This is a see Revival in the land. great opportunity to mature in our Christian walk. This week may your prayer be "Break My Heart O God, Break Kids on the Move and the Youth will be participating in the up- My Heart." And when He does, respond with true repentance and coming Harvest Festival parade. They are looking forward to in- submission to him. troducing Rovercomer and his friends to the community. Restora- We invite you to come to First Baptist Church and worship with tion Fellowship also hosts youth night each Friday at 7 p.m. us. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and Worship Service begins at 10:45 a.m. Our Wednesday service begins at 6:30 p.m. We have Agra Baptist Church a place just for you. Everyone is welcome, by Lois Sumrall : ' Come and join us. On Wednesday, Sept. 19, it's "See You at the Pole" for all chil- dren and adults at the schools. We pray you are planning to help Restoration Fellowship notify the young people in your churches to take part in this and by Debbie Shipman that you take a few minutes, no matter where you are that morn- The Apostle Paul made it clear to us that there are fine line in- ing, to join in prayer for our world, country, community, our schools structions for us to follow as we walk with the Lord Jesus Christ. I and the leaders everywhere. beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye This morning, Bro. Roger Shaw used Acts 4 and 5 to speak about present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, the "Birthplace of the Church". How the multitude believed with xbhich is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this one heart, one soul and one mind, with great power and great grace. world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that How those with possessions sold them, sharing equally with every ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of one. Some gave all, as where others only part, not having enough God. (Romans 12:1-2) Too often we find ourselves putting up with faith to fully trust Jesus Christ to provide for their needs. Then the little things so as to avoid confrontation with the world, when there were Ananias and Sapphira, who sold and gave part to the actually we are allowing ourselves to be conformed to the world apostles, keeping the rest. When they took the part to the apostles, by the spirit of the world simply because we are not willing to Ananias lied, saying he also gave all they had received from sell- confront it. Knowledge of the Lord will always be a factor of over- ing. Then Peter said, "Why did you lie? Has Satan filled your heart. coming the world, causing you to lie to the Holy Spirit?" Ananias was struck dead. Paul said that we were to be transformed by the renewing of our Sapphira agreed that it was all they had received and she was also minds. In other words, if we will spend the time it takes, and medi- struck dead. Both lied to the Holy Spirit. The money was theirs to tate upon the Word of God, and seek His face, we will be trans- do as they wish. There was no need to lie. God does demand obe- formed from accepting the ways of the world to accepting and dience. As a child of God, we need to fear Him in awe and respect. walking in the strength of the Lord, while we live in the world. We can't pretend with God. He knows our minds and hearts. We The Body of Christ needs to be like Jesus while we live here, in- can't hide from Him. stead of talking about Jesus and resembling the world. There has Using Acts 25 and 26, Bro. Roger told of Paul's experience ap- to be a difference, pearing before Fistus and Agrippa. Of how he, Paul, was a Jew. He ' When we are born again and receive the Spirit of God we give punished people that believed in Jesus. Then how God caused Paul ourselves over, and acknowledge that we are not our own. (See 1 to be blind while telling what God's plan for his life was. How Cor. 6:19-20) Too many times we try to make decisions based on Paul was to tell the people of the revelations, to open their eyes, of ourselves, for ourselves. God is saying to the Body of Christ today repentance, to be sorry of sins, of the release from power of Satan that we are not our own, we have been bought with a price. He is to God. Of remission, the forgiveness of God, and the riches they receive, inheritance, which is sanctified by faith in JesusI Though Agrippa believed what Paul said, he said persuadest me become a Christian." He did not. The true of man today. First Christian Church by Charles Wall Sunday, Leonne brought a message, "In Search Acts 17:27. The Apostle Paul preached to a group of Iosophers. He told them that the God they considered to known was really the true God. God made people in such that they would seek Him. However, some people seek things. The ultimate search is to seek Jesus and these otha will be added to us - like health, physical necessities. ognition, pleasure, and knowledge. We should never Jesus. Donna Perry had with her at church her daug Perry and her daughter Stacy Claxton and Perry and Rylan Shale Claxton, who is six weeks old. first time Rylan has come to our church. Next Sunday morning, our revival will begin and through Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. Richard Cravens, from Vici, Oklahoma and formerly minister at Came, will be bringing the messages. The messages will be from the of 1 John. Everyone is invited. Our praise team will be leading music at the revival. We will have a family cookout Saturday, September 8 at6 at the church. Thanks to Karen Lester and Boo Worcester and others work in arranging for the photos for our church Thanks to Leonne for his weekly articles in the "Gel a Charge out of Life !" CZZ2Z Neal Yamamo "Why didn't you just visit my Web site?" I Bible Evangelistic Temple 102 Polzug, Street, Perkins Jerry Sparkman i, Sunday School...9:45 a.m. Morning Service... 11 a.m. Evening Service 6 p.m. Wednesday Service...7:30 p.m. Thursday...7:30 p.m. Ollutoh of Christ ~rry 'than, p, Minister 1100 Lover's Lane, Perkins 547-5393 Church of the First Born Perkins 547-5406 Eden Chapel United Methodist Two miles east of Perkins on SH 33 and two miles north Sunday morning worship...9:30 a.m. Sunday School... 11 a.m. Youth...4 p.m. at Lost Creek C ses (At Lost k)..6:45 Worship Wednesday...Choir practice Third Saturday...9 a.m. UM Women 547-5207 Max Rudd, minister First Assembly of God 304 North Main, Perkins 547-5111 Gene Herndon, Pastor Sunday School...9:45 a.m. Morning Worship...lO:45 a.m. Evening Worship...7 p.m. Wednesday Worship...7 p.m. 547-2494 Albert May, Pastor Sunday School...9:30 a.m. Morning Worship... 10:50 a.m. Discipleship Training...5 p.m. Evening Worship...6 p.m. Wesnesday G/a2s, R s, MiF's Youth Group...6:30-7 p.m. \ .... Praise and Prayer Time...6:30 p.m. Bible Study...7 p.m. First Christian Church 119 E. Stumbo, Perkins 547-2004 Leonne Worchester Sunday School...9:45 a.m. Morning Worship...10:45 a.m. Wednesday Evening...7 p.m. First United Methodist Church Jim Shepherd, Pastor Sunday School... 10 a.m. Morning Worship... 10:55 a.m. Youth Activities...4:30 p.m. Children's Choir...6 p.m. 1/2 Friends Chapel mile south of SH 33, 7 miles west of Perkins Road Merl Kinser Sunday School... 10 a.m. Morning Worship... 11 a.m. Choir Practice...6 p.m. Evening Service...7 p.m. Wesnesday Bible Study...7 p.m. Lost Creek United Methodist 3 miles north of SH 33 on US 177 and 1 mile west Sunday School...9:45 a.m. Worship... 11 a.m. Youth...4:30 p.m. Sundays Sunday evening classes...6 p.m. Sunday evening worship...6:45 p.m. Wednesday Childrens Choir...6:45 p.m. Ladies Ensemble...7:15 p.m. Choir...7:45 p.m. Wed. morning Bible study...9:30 a.m. Men's Prayer Breakfast-Last Sun. of each month...7 a.m. Max Rudd, minister...547-5207 Mehan Union Church Mehan Road 372-4544 Rev. Larry Eslinger Restoration Fellowship Third & Kirk 547-1294 Pastor Chris Baumgarner Sunday...Pre-service prayer...9:30 a.m. Worship service... 10:30 a.m. hildren's Church... 11 a.m. Wednesday - Bible Study...7 p.m. River of Life 2 Miles North of SH 33 on US 177 377-4896 Don Russell, Pastor Sunday School... 10 a.m. Worship... 10:45 a.m. Sunday Evening...6:30 p.m. Wednesday...7 p.m. Seventh Day Adventist 213 S.W. Second, Perkins 377-2533 Saturday Services begin at 3 p.m. Pastor Stanley Buckmaster ' ?' ~i2'1~ SOUTH M~AIN ;PERKINS Now in our . Established January 3, 202 South Main Perkins, OK 405/547-2436 We Are Open For ot~ Convenience: Lobby Hours-Monday through Friday 8:00-3;00,Saturday 8:00-12:00 Drive-up Teller. Monday through Thur~ay 7:30-4:00 *Friday 7:30-6:~ ~Saturday 7:30-12:00 "Our ATM , BankLine-24 , and Night Deposit Drop Are Open 24 Hours A Day, 7 Days A Call 547-2265 For Bank Line - For bank.corn S 246 S. 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