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February 2016
February 29, 2016

February 29, 2016

I Love to Tell the Story.  Sometime in the year 1866, a 30 year old lady, Arabella Katherine Hankey, became sick and bedridden.  While confined to the bed, she wrote a poem of a hundred stanzas in two sections.  The first section was called “A Story Wanted,” and the second one was called “A Story […]

February 22, 2016

February 22, 2016

Brethren, We have Met to Worship and Adore the Lord our God.  That hymn was written in 1819, by George Atkins, an itinerant Methodist preacher.  Not much is known of Mr. Atkins, or of the circumstances of the hymn; but it clearly paints the picture of what all of us should be doing.  There are […]

February 16, 2016

February 16, 2016

O How He Loves You and Me.  Kurt Kaiser wrote this hymn as a praise song in 1975, and it very eloquently tells the truth of God’s love for each and every one of us.  John 3:16-17 says, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in […]

February 8, 2016

February 8, 2016

To God Be the Glory.  Fanny Crosby was blinded by an illness at six weeks old.  She lived to the ripe old age of 95.  That’s a long time to live in total darkness.  However, her life wasn’t a wasted life, because she wrote around 9000 hymns and 1000 poems.  One of the hymns she […]

February 1, 2016

February 1, 2016

BAPTIST MEN’S DAY Yesterday was Baptist Men’s Day in our church.  Charles Hood, our Men’s Ministries Director, had some men to cook a delicious breakfast, that was eaten and enjoyed, church-wide, prior to Sunday school.  We had an all-men choir to sing, and then the Scrap Iron Boys, featuring Gary Alexander, Mike Harbin, Gene Odom, […]