May 2 – Caney Church came together singing. Bro. Hi Lambeth was our leader Wednesday evening taking charge of the service with prayer requests and praise reports. Sis. Janice Lafferty led in prayer.
Bro. Hi read Isaiah 53:1-12. This scripture prophesied of the horrible death Christ must have endured. What an awful death He went through because He loved us.
We had a good discussion on all scriptures that were read.
Sunday school opened with singing. Bro. Jeff Shipley took charge of the service. Prayer requests and praise reports were given. We have many concerns. Bro. Hi Lambeth led in prayer.
Jeff read Psalms 107:1-9 for our devotion.
After a good Sunday school lesson Happy Birthday was sung to Kourtney Shipley. Happy Anniversary was sung to Jerry and Holly. God bless them all.
The little ones sang several songs led by Sis. Tracy Shipley. Gracie Shipley played. She did a great job.
Praise and Worship began with singing. Testimonies were given by Jeff Shipley, Jimmy Lafferty and Elsie Combs.
Melissa Harmon sang a special.
Our speaker Sunday morning was Bro. Jack Essary. He brought the message from II Timothy 1:1-9 and Romans 6:20-23. The gifts of God: grace, mercy, peace, prayer, joy and faith. Christ died for us so we could have these gifts. Don’t be ashamed of Him tell others about His love. Tell them they have to choose where they go. It was a spirit-filled message from God.
We are thankful that we have more of the church who will step up and do what is needful. Pastor Bill had to go to Washington for a funeral. We are praying for his safe return.
Sunday evening service began with singing. Bro. Jeff welcomed everyone. He took prayer requests and praise reports. Sis. Doris Lambeth led in prayer. Testimonies were given by Jim Lafferty, Hi Lambeth, Doris Lambeth and Janice Lafferty.
Bro. Jim Lafferty was our speaker Sunday evening. He brought his message from Ezra 7:11-26.
Our government leaders have and are failing its people because of their lack of faith in Christ. We would be so much better morally if they and us would follow God’s word. Then the blessings would follow. Even our supposed “Christian leaders” are failing to lead their people and follow God’s word. It’s all becoming a social club. It is a serious thing to serve the Lord, a man’s soul is a very precious thing.
Come worship with us at Caney. You are always welcome.