Worship: For Heaven’s Sake We need an in-depth understanding of mercy, says Pastor Flemons. Had Lucifer really understood the mercy of God, he would have not sinned as he did. Prior to Lucifer’s sin, mercy had never before been extended. It had never before been needed, “for this quality of love can be exercised only toward enemies and sinners.” (PTG) Lucifer’s pride did not allow him to accept it. Had he accepted it he would have been fully restored.
Restoration, even exaltation and glorification, is the end result of God’s mercy. God’s mercy grants pardon for past sins as though they never were. That is what the sacrifice of Jesus did for everyone who is willing to believe and receive. Through Jesus’ death, we are reconciled to God. He offers to every believer the power of grace to live a sinless life. Beyond that, as we are willing, we are exalted–even to His throne. For Christ has promised, “To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne” (Revelation 3:21). From enemies of God to sharing God’s throne: that is more than restoration. That is glorification.
[For additional details, please read Romans 5:8-11 as well as “The Mercy Seat A Symbol of God’s Throne” in Path to the Throne of God, by Sarah Elizabeth Peck. (PTG 169 original. PTG 230 new edition. PTG 129 online.) Also, listen to the recording to hear the commentary of Pastor Flemons and hear him sing Hymn 316, “Live Out Thy Life Within Me.”]
Wellness: For Health’s Sake Shelem Flemons, a doctor of biblical wellness, says that “for your own health,” there are two appliances worth saving your money to purchase: a juicer and a blender. Not just any will do, however. Pastor Flemons specifically advises purchasing the Green Star 5100 juicer, which retails upwards from about $500, and the Vita Mix blender, retailing from $300 and upward.
The Green Star 5100 is a twin-gear juicer that provides greater efficiency than regular juicers. It does a masterful job on leafy green vegetables, he says. It produces greater juice from them and leaves the pulp drier. The juice itself will remain potent longer than on average. Although there are some plastic parts, says Pastor Flemons, the part that does the crushing is stainless steel.
The Vita Mix blender is very powerful and versatile. It is not hurt by the frozen ingredients of your smoothie, for example. Its powerful blending will eventually warm the temperature of raw ingredients with a little water and seasonings to produce a soup.
They can help you save your life and you can help others too. Regardless, it is better to have a juicer and blender at whatever rate you can afford than none at all. But as soon as possible, take this advice!
(For more details, please listen to the recording.)
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Sharing Time Pastor Flemons responded to the question, “Why don’t we use the term bishop?”
Special Announcement from the family of one of our listeners, Debra Williams, who passed Friday, October 19.
The Memorial Service for our beloved Sister, Debra Williams, will be held at Kingdom Builder’s Ministry, 1504 North Norwood Street Wallace, NC 28466, on October 28, 2018, at 3pm.
Condolences may be mailed to 176 Bernice Blanton Drive, Teachey, NC 28464.
Special Prayer Please include in your prayers the Byler family, who is grieving the loss of Henry. Pray for Sis. Audrey’s 7-year-old grandson Alex, who earned all A’s and other young children. Also please pray for the family of Debra Williams, bracing for Debra’s funeral Sunday. Continue to pray for Sis. Audrey’s cousin Ruth in ICU and others involved in a multi-vehicle crash in Delaware two nights ago.
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TOPICS THIS WEEK – October 21 – 27
Worship Sunday – Manna and Aaron’s Rod; Tuesday – The Ark and Ten Commandments, Where Are They? Tuesday – Our Special Work Today; Wednesday – Why You Need Personal Devotion; Thursday – The Mercy Seat; Friday – You Were God’s Enemy?
Wellness Sunday – Frankincense and Cancer; Tuesday – Endometriosis Remedies; Tuesday – What Does Your Liver Do? Wednesday – What Your Kidneys Do; Thursday – Serotonin and Sleep; Friday – Save Up! Two Appliances Worth It
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Words of Encouragement
1 Corinthians 2:13 Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual. (Also read the devotional book, Ye Shall Receive Power, YRP 308.)
Isaiah 50:7 For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed. (Also read Homeward Bound, HB 361.3.)