June 13, 2010
Sundays 7:00 am Channel 27 WKYT
It is requested that all children under the age of five stay in our nursery
so there will be no distractions during the preaching of the Gospel.

Glory to God on high
Let earth to heav’n reply, “Praise ye His name!”
Angel, His love adore, Who all our sorrows bore
And saints cry every more, “Worthy the Lamb!”

All they around the throne
Cheerfully join in one, Praising His name!
We who have known His blood, Sealing our peace with God
Sound His dear name abroad, “Worthy the Lamb!”

Join all ye ransomed race
Our Lord and God to bless, “Praise ye His name!”
To Him we’ll tribute bring, Hail Him our sovereign King
And without ceasing sing, “Worthy the Lamb!”

(Tune “Come Thou Almighty King” p. 6)


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June 18 – 20 Lantana Grace Church, Crossville, TN Donnie Bell - Pastor
Speakers: Bruce Crabtree, Tom Harding, Tim James, Daniel Parks, Norm Wells

June 25 – 27 Redeemer Baptist Church, Louisville, KY Fred Evans – Pastor
Speakers: Bruce Crabtree, Fred Evans, Daniel Parks, David Pledger

13th – Matt Vincent 14th – Lauren Harries 15th – Silas Benton
16th – Andrea Bryan 16th – Monica Bryan
16th – Sean Weinstock 18th – Allyson Shaffer

“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.” - Proverbs 3:5-6


“Neither said any of them that ought of the things he possessed was his own.” When we see that all we have belongs to the Lord, we no longer need to worry about it. He will take care of that which belongs to Him. When we see it all belongs to Him, it is much easier to not seek to hold on to it. When we see that all we have belongs to Him, it is much easier to give liberally. We only give back a portion of that which is His anyway. There is a liberty and freedom in having no possessions, and understanding that it all belongs to Him.


“To stir up your pure minds…” – II Peter 3:1
The dictionary defines “pure” as “free from mixture, clear.” What a good description of the mind which God hath given to His people “Let this mind be in you.” By the grace and regenerating power of God every child of God has been given a new mind that is “free from mixture and clear.” There is no mixing of law and grace in a believer’s mind. There is no mixing of God’s work and man’s works. There is no mixing of God’s will and man’s will. The unbelieving religious world is all mixed up when it comes to what they think about God and salvation. Not God’s people. Their minds are made up (by God Himself). Their minds are clear. Their minds are made up (and nothing and no one can change them). For they have all been “taught of God”. They ALL know that salvation is pure grace … “not of works lest any man should boast.” They ALL know that “God worketh ALL THINGS after they counsel of HIS WILL.” They ALL know that God alone has free will and man’s will is only sinful. They ALL know that “salvation is of the Lord”, that He thought it, bought it, and brought it; that He purposed it, purchased it, and applies it. They ALL know that their salvation is completely in and of the Lord Jesus Christ; that He is their righteousness before a Holy God, that He is their sin-sacrifice, that He is their High Priest, Mediator, Covenant Head, Redeemer, Law-Keeper, Lord and King. The faith, the heart, and the mind of every believer is purely of Christ. His mind is made up, settled and clear, and Christ is all! - Pastor Paul Mahan

I hope this simple sports analogy will show what it means to look to Christ.
It’s the bottom of the ninth, down by three runs, bases loaded and two outs… you look into the dugout to see who is available to hit, ant there sits my cat Lucy, my granddaughter Ryleigh, and Hammerin’ Hank Aaron. Who are you going to look to, to depend on to deliver what is needed? Hammer’ Hank of course, the only one with the ability to clear the bases.
Concerning your salvation, you are dead in trespasses and sins, totally depraved, with no hope of standing accepted before God. You look in the dugout, and there sits faith, repentance, church religion, prayer, good works, a caring heart, sincerity, and Christ. Who are you going to look to, to depend on, to rely on to deliver your soul, to present you holy before a Holy God? Can faith become flesh, as we are? Can repentance put away my sin? Can prayer keep God’s law perfectly? Can sincerity bear the wrath of God on a cross? Can a caring heart intercede for me? Can good works, give me a new heart? No, no, no, no, no, and no! Christ alone is who I look to for my salvation. He is my life, my righteousness, my sin payment, my intercessor, my Savior. He alone is able to save my soul. He alone is who I rely on completely and exclusively… “Look unto Me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else” (Isaiah 45:22). – Brian DuFour


Worldliness is not easily observed. It is not to be measured by the style of our clothes, the means of innocent relaxation and entertainment, or the place of our residence. Worldliness is the love of the world, the atmosphere of greed, the spirit of ambition, and the passion for pleasure and self-gratification which consumes the hearts, lives, thoughts, and deeds of the lost souls. – Pastor Don Fortner


Salvation by the grace of God gives a person a full pardon of all sin, but does not lead him to presumption; it gives him rest but does not make him lazy, slothful, or indifferent. – Pastor Charles Pennington