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y Evening L.I.F.T. (Learning in Fellowship has gone very well. Supper is served at 6:15 at 7 p.m. by choir practice and Bible study. The study teacher is Randy Perry. In just three weeks, our usual Wednesday evening attendance and we us as we praise the Lord for that! Methodist Minister the Community Issues Forum will continue at 9:45 discussion of the input of the past five weeks and of as a church needs to be to the issues brought Worship on this nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, we Laity Sunday. The service will include sharing by V raembers of the church about some of the ministries our participates in. A time ofremem- g baptism will also be a part of worship. will be a baby shov er in Fellowship Hall for Tonya B Fowler. Then at 6:30, our District Superintendent join us for a time of witness and worship in our The theme will be "Serving the Present to Fulfill," and the worship will include a mes- D.S. and the sharing of the Sacrament of the Lord's church members and friends are encouraged to be this time of celebrating this past year of ministry. Oct. 16, the Afternoon UMW will meet at 1:30. That ;7:00 will be Random Acts of Kindness Evangelism. this Sunday is the last day to order gift wrap for Barbara and Jim Kirby will be taking orders pea- aext few weeks, and profits from those sales will also go The peanuts, grown in Caddo County, will be avail- up at the church on Nov. 18. of our services and activities can be found elsewhere Visitors are always welcome. Temple Bartlett Crusaders, 7:30 p.m. Bible Study, 10 a.m. and subs meeting, 7 p.m. -- -- r~ .)t~ !rs Conference, 6:30 2 p.m. is a language which the deaf man can hear and the tone another. ~Son to love above. SPirit is the one to comfort us Ithne to leave. provided Jesus US. The Bible is the book paints or draws Him a bit different. inspired of God, you see This is a purported word picture of our blessed Lord, written of When taken time to read it Him while He was yet on earth and is on the Civic Records of the would teach you and me. Romans who were in power at that time, making it quite authentic Perkins Church of Christ as a matter of history. This remarkable letter is supposed to have By Terry Tharp, Minister been written to the Roman Senate by Publius Lentulus, then Presi- In Acts 2:47, Luke writes and gives us some information about dent in Judea aboutA.D. 33. what was taking place in the early church. He writes, "They were "There lives at this time in Judea, Jesus Christ, whom the bar- praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved." In fact, barians esteem as a prophet. His followers love and adore Him as in response to the preaching of the good news (gospel) of Jesus, the offspring of the immortal God. He calls the dead from their Luke recorded that on the day of Pentecost that three thousand graves and heals all sorts of diseases with a word or a touch. He is were added to the church that day. Acts 2:41 says, "Those who a tall man and well shaped, of an amiable and reverend aspect. accepted the message were baptized and about three thousand were His hair of a color that can hardly be matched, falling into graceful added to their number that day." curls, waving about and very agreeably crouching upon His shoul- The power of the gospel is amazing! Paul says in Romans 1:16, ders, parted on the crown of the head running as a stream to the "that the gospel is the power of God for the salvation of all who front after the manner of the Nazarites. His forehead high, large believe." In Hebrews 4:12 it says, "The word of God is living and and imposing; his cheeks a lovely red; nose and mouth formed with active. Sharper than any double edged sword, it penetrates even to exquisite symmetry; His beard thick and of a color suitable to the dividing the soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the hair and parting in the middle like a fork; His eyes bright blue, thoughts and attitudes of the heart." The word of God and the clear and serene; look innocent, dignified, manly and mature. His message of Jesus are able to bring about life changing results in hands and arms most delectable to hold. the life of anyone who listens and believes. For the last three Sundays in a row, we have been praising God rebukes with majesty, counsels with mildness; His whole and rejoicing with the angels in heaven. The power of God has address, whether in word or deed, being eloquent and grave. No been evidenced in three souls added to the kingdom and another man has seen Him laugh, yet His manners are exceedingly pleas- placing membership and seeking prayers. Our God is a mighty ant but He has wept frequently in the presence of men. God. We invite anyone reading this to come and share with us in is temperate, modest and wise, a man for His extraordinary our worship to God. Our bible classes begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday beauty and divine perfection, surpassing the children of men in mornings; worship service at 10 a.m.; Sunday evening service at 6 every sense." p.m.; Wednesday evening study time at 7 p.m.; and every Tuesday morning Ladies Bible Class meets at 10 a.m. Our address is 1200 N. Lovers Lane. Come by or phone 547-5393. Mehan Messages LII CO r HOME By Larry Eslinger, Minister HEALTH OF PERKINS Praise the Lord for another day! And a gorgeous day at that. We are still in a "holding pattern" as far as the new baby is concerned. "Providing Special Care, If they are correct and it is a girl, she will be Naomi Hannah; if by For Special People, some chance they are mistaken, he will be Luke Edwin. Time will toll. In Sp. ecial Places" Saturclay is "Run for the Mums" in Cushing. 2 ne laclies are hav- ing a spaghetti and home-made bread food booth in the park. If you happen to be there the proceeds will go into the new building NOW Located fund. Tom Arthur and his crew are working on the trim work in the E st Knip new sanctuary and we are waiting on Dusty and his crew for the On a e ground work on the outside of the building. Things are moving but sometimes they seem slow. In Perkins A special Thank You to the Bastion Girls and Pete, Bob Duke, and the Robinsons for their Music in the Park last Saturday. It If you are in need or have a loved one in was a gorgeous day! Swinging Anna (2), playing with Rebekah (7) on the jungle gym or playing football with Joshua (10) and Mat- of care, let us ease your mind. Call us... thew (14) in the park, and the gospel music wafting across the way was very compelling and peaceful. I very much enjoyed my after- noon with family, friends and Christ. Thanks again! October is such a beautiful month. The weather has just been gorgeous. I am looking more and more for color in the trees. I just 405-547-5774 love this time of year. May God bless you with beauty and love. See you in church. InPerkins Love, Larry "" or toll free Seventh-Day Adventist By LaVerne Lynskey " " 1-800-969-2511 Many saw Jesus while He was on earth but many people today will say, "Do we really have the right description?" Each artist @ would like to n foll @ helping to a success: CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT SPONSORS OF $25 OR MORE DONATIONS: 199S NINTH ANNUAL LIONS CLUB GOLF SCRAMBLE WINNERS to Pin On: Bickel-Free oil change and lube of Harris 66. Bays-Two ribeye steak dinners ofPardners Steakhouse. Sadler-$1O gift certificate of Steer Inn. 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