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Affections should be set upon the commandments of God
The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.
The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.
More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.
Drugs, gambling and baseball
There was talk that Alex Rodriquez would get a lifetime ban from the game of baseball for taking performance-enhancing drugs.
Our Labor Of Love Is In Giving
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
God is our sure foundation
There is none holy as the Lord: for there is none beside Thee: neither is there any rock like our God.
(1 Samuel 2:2)
Is your name written on high?
And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.
And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.
And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.
And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.
And they shall bring the glory and honour of the nations into it.
And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb’s book of life. (Rev 21:22-27)
Only tax-hike opponents speak at public hearing
The Madison County school board voted 4-0 on Thursday to levy a 58.3-cent tax (per $100 assessed value) on real estate, the same rate as last year.
Local churches planning homecoming, rally day events
The Richmond/Madison County Branch of the NAACP meets on the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the First Baptist Church, 302 Francis St., Richmond.
Special note: All calendar events must be received by Wednesday at 5 p.m. to ensure publication in the following Saturday’s calendar, or Sunday by 5 p.m. for Tuesday’s calendar. Church announcements limited to Saturday and Tuesday publication only, unless space permits on Community pages through the week.
Church school commencement Aug. 19 at First Presbyterian
As the autumn season approaches once again, First Presbyterian Church is preparing for its new church school year.
Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God
A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh. (Luke 6:45)
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