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The Pastor's Corner

  
 
 
 
Bible Study
Wednesday Night.
 Need an encouraging Word? Come study and fellowship each Wednesday night from 6:30 until 7:30 pm. You will enjoy the Word and the fellowship with us.


            
 

 

 Five Minutes in the Word

 

Inspirational Reading 


TEN GUIDELINES FROM GOD
   
Effective immediately, please be aware that there are changes YOU need to make in YOUR life. 
These changes need to be completed in order that I may fulfill My promises to you to grant you peace, joy and happiness in this life. 
I apologize for any inconvenience, but after all that I am doing, this seems very little to ask of you. Please, follow these 10 guidelines
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1. QUIT WORRYING:
Life has dealt you a blow and all you do is sit and worry.
Have you forgotten that I am here to take all your burdens and carry them for you?
Or do you just enjoy fretting over every little thing that comes your way?

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2. PUT IT ON MY LIST:
Something needs done or taken care of. Put it on the list. No, not YOUR list.
Put it on MY to-do-list. Let ME be the one to take care of the problem.
I can't help you until you turn it over to Me. And although My to-do-list is long,
 I am after all...God. I can take care of anything you put into My hands.
 In fact, if the truth were ever really known, I take
care of a lot of things for you that you never even realize.

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3. TRUST ME:
Once you've given your burdens to Me, quit trying to take them back.
Trust in Me. Have the faith that I will take care of all your needs, your problems and your trials.
Problems with the kids? Put them on My list. Problem with finances? Put it on My list.
Problems with your emotional roller coaster? For My sake, put it on My list.
I want to help you. All you have to do is ask.

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 4. LEAVE IT ALONE:
Don't wake up one morning and say, "Well, I'm feeling much stronger now, I think
I can handle it from here." Why do you think you are feeling stronger now?
It's simple. You gave Me your burdens and I'm taking care of them.
I also renew your strength and cover you in my peace.
Don't you know that if I give you these problems back,
you will be right back where you started? 
Leave them with Me and forget about them. Just let Me do my job.

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5. TALK TO ME:
I want you to forget a lot of things. Forget what was making you crazy.
Forget the worry and the fretting because you know I'm in control.
But there's one thing I pray you never forget.
Please, don't forget to talk to Me - OFTEN! I love YOU!
I want to hear your voice. I want you to include Me in on the things going on in your life.
I want to hear you talk about your friends and family.
Prayer is simply you having a conversation with Me. 
I want to be your dearest friend.

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6. HAVE FAITH:
I see a lot of things from up here that you  can't see from where you are.
Have faith in Me that I know what I'm doing. Trust Me; you wouldn't want the view from My eyes.
I will continue to care for you, watch over you, and meet your needs. You only have to trust Me.
Although I have a much bigger task than you, it seems as if you have so much trouble just
doing your simple part. How hard can trust be?

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 7. SHARE:
You were taught to share when you were only two years old. When did you forget?
That rule still applies. Share with those who are less fortunate than you.
Share your joy with those who need encouragement.
Share your laughter with those who haven't heard any in such a long time.
Share your tears with those who have forgotten how to cry.
Share your faith with those who have none.

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8. BE PATIENT:
I managed to fix it so in just one lifetime you could have so many diverse experiences.
You grow from a child to an adult, have children, change jobs many times, learn many trades,
travel to so many places, meet thousands of people, and experience so much.
How can you be so impatient then when it takes Me a little longer than you expect to handle
something on My to-do-list? Trust in My  timing, for My timing is perfect. Just
because I created the entire universe in only six days, everyone thinks I should always rush, rush, rush.

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9. BE KIND:
Be kind to others, for I love them just as much as I love you. They may not dress
like you, or talk like you, or live the same way you do, but I still love you all. Please try
to get along, for My sake. I created each of you different in some way. It would be
too boring if you were all identical. Please, know I love each of your differences.

 
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10. LOVE YOURSELF:
As much as I love you, how can you not love yourself?
You were created by me for one reason only -- to be loved, and to love
in return. I am a God of Love. Love Me. Love your neighbors. But also love yourself.
It makes My heart ache when I see you so angry with yourself when things go wrong.
You are very precious to me. Don't ever forget......

Public Notice

Mount Zion Baptist Church Food Bank at
106 Mt Zion Drive, Fountain Inn, SC
Days of Operation:
1st, 3rd 4th, (5th if occurring) Thursday
from 10:00 AM to 11:30AM
2nd Thursday from 9am to 12 noon.
Photo ID required
Phone contact Emanuel Sullivan 864-561-2010
"USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer"



NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

"The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers,
employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age,
disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital
status, familial or parental status
, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual's income is
derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or
in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will
apply to all programs and/or employment activities). If you wish to file a Civil Rights Program
co
mplaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form,
found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint filing cust.html, or at any USDA office, or
call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also
write a letter containing all of the
information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at
U.S. Department of Agriculture
, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue,
S.W.
, Washington D.C. 20250-9410-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442) or email at program
 intake@usda.gov.
Individuals who are
deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may
contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (in
Spanish)
. "USDA" is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

MOUNT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH FOOD PANTRY

Mount Zion Baptist Church Food Pantry located at 106 Mount Zion Drive, Fountain Inn, South
Carolina has served the surrounding community for the past 18 years. The food pantry serves an
average of 200 families monthly. Through the generous giving of Mount Zion Baptist Church
,
Harvest Hope Food Bank and occasional gifts from individuals, and the dedicated volunteers of
the Mount Zion Baptist Church Food Pantry, we are able to help meet the needs of many families
in our community and spread the love of Jesus Christ.

lf you are in need of or interested in receiving support from or volunteering at the food pantry,
please contact Emanuel Sullivan @ (864)561-2010 or email himatesullivanf@aol.com.

The food pantry is open Thursday's 9:00 a.m. - 11 .oo a.m: PLEASE ~NOTE CHANGE IN
TIM
E. PICTURE ID REQUIRED FOR SERVICE

Our goal and hope is to do the work of Jesus, our Savior, in assisting families during their times
of need and despair.

 

"USDA" is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Submitted by Deacon Emanuel Sullivan
Faith Food Bank Ministry

Submitted by Deacon Emanuel Sullivan
Faith Food Bank Ministry

 


 

 
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