7-16-17  COMMANDMENTS 5-6: Loving Others

Welcome to membership, Aja Russell

BAPTISM:  Skyelar Rae Warner and Reese Elizabeth Davis

SONG: Jesus Loves Me, Serenity Williams

SONG: Lord Reign in Me

BIRTHDAYS: Stevie Skach, CJ & Katie Smith, Tom Jenkins, Betty Barnes, Sherry Thomason, Jay Thomason

KIDS DISMISSED

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

-The elementary kids will be learning about the 7th and 8th  Commandments tonight before heading out for some water fun and next week is the LAST week of water fun so don’t miss it!

– The YOUTH are also gathering tonight to do their OWN things and it’s always more fun with friends!

-Today is the deadline for reserving a spot for the LOCK IN so if you haven’t let Brenda know your kids will be attending, let her know after church today please.

– The 5th  Sunday Pot Luck will finally be here in 2 weeks and we hope everyone will plan to bring something to share and stay for a wonderful lunch!

– One last thing – Shara is working with the counselors at the school to get a list of families who need a little help with back to school supplies this year … we should have the name for next week but if you see a great sale on a backpack, grab it and you can pick an age appropriate tag when they’re ready.

COMMUNTIY PRAYERS

OFFERING … Almighty God, Your boundless miracles in nature are such a small display of Your awesome deeds.  You visibly enrich our lives with the bounty of the earth’s beauty.  How can we ever adequately honor the gift of an amethyst sunset or the fragility of a butterfly’s dance?  Abundantly increase these gifts so that we may be more faithful stewards of Your entire creation.  To You be all honor and glory.  Amen. 

SONG: In Christ Alone

SERMON:  COMMANDMENTS 5 and 6: Loving Others

Honor your father and your mother. (Exodus 20:12)

“Honor your father and mother that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Ephesians 6:2-

Do not kill. (Exodus 20:13).

The authorities don’t frighten people who are doing the right thing. Rather, they frighten people who are doing wrong. Would you rather not be afraid of authority? Romans 13:3

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it well.”  Psalm 139:13-14.

“You have heard that it was said to those who lived long ago, Don’t commit murder, and all who commit murder will be in danger of judgment. But I say to you that everyone who is angry with their brother or sister will be in danger of judgment. If they say to their brother or sister, ‘You idiot,’ they will be in danger of being condemned by the governing council. And if they say, ‘You fool,’ they will be in danger of fiery hell.” (Matthew 5:21-22)

“Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you” (Matthew 5:44)

.SONG: Rock of Ages

BENEDICTION