Rushville Republican

Church

February 22, 2013

church briefs 022213

RUSHVILLE — Faith Baptist Church of Morristown

Sunday, Feb. 24: Dr. Wayne Scott will be teaching the Sunday school lesson at 9:30 a.m. and preaching the morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. The pitch-in lunch will be held at noon and the afternoon worship service will be held at 12:45 p.m.

Candy donations are still needed for the Good News Clubs at New Palestine Elementary (Mondays) and Morristown Elementary (Wednesdays). Contact Karen Scott for more information at (317) 861-5516.

Tuesdays, Feb. 26, March 26 and April 16: The next opportunity to visit the Statehouse for Family and Freedom Days sponsored by Advance America from 9 to 10:15 a.m. in the 7th floor conference room, 101 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis. This is a free event for the public to attend and a chance to speak with your Senator and representative at the Statehouse on issues of importance to American families.

For more information contact Advance America at (317) 684-3300.

First Christian Assembly of God

First Christian Assembly of God in Rushville is hosting a Community Sing from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.

The evening will start with a fundraising dinner at 5 p.m., with proceeds going to the church’s children’s program.

The charge is $5 per person; 2 and under eat free.

The entire community is welcome!

“Make a joyful noise unto the Lord.”

Plum Creek Christian Church

What does your heart say about you?

Shepherd boy, mighty warrior, musician, poet, sinner, saint. These words all describe King David, yet he will always be best known as “A man after God’s own heart.” What was there about David’s heart that distinguished him from everyone else, setting him apart as God’s man? What did God see when He looked at David’s heart?

A believing heart. David had a believing heart. He recognized his need for God and knew God would provide for him and to watch over him, much as David did for the sheep under his own care.

A bold heart. David faced Goliath, focusing not on how enormous Goliath was but on the promise and power of His God. Obstacles didn’t stop David. Do you trust God to defeat the giants in your life? Are you applying the weapons of God’s word and prayer to defeat the power of the enemy in your life?

An inquiring heart. David actively sought God’s will for his life. Repeatedly, we read these words in the first and second chapters of Samuel. “David inquired of the Lord.” With humility he brought every decision before the Lord in prayer, waiting for God’s leading before acting.

A repentant heart. Despite David’s heart for God, he failed when faced with temptation, choosing the passing pleasures of sin over obedience to God. He committed adultery, he lied, and he premeditated a murder. David failed to keep one thing in mind, these actions displeased the Lord. When confronted with his sin, he humbled himself under God’s mighty hand and acknowledged, “I have sinned against the Lord.” Though he faced the consequence of his sin for many years to come, he humbly bowed his knee under God’s sovereignty and continued in praise, worship, and devotion to his God.

God still seeks those whose heart is completely His. What joy to know that, like David, we can become men and women after God’s own heart.

What does God see when He looks at your heart?

Text Only
Church
  • church briefs Plum Creek Christian Church When we hear about Easter our minds can go in different directions. For children it's the Easter bunny, but for the Christian it represents the true meaning, Christ shedding His blood for our sins while hanging on a cross.

    April 25, 2014

  • Bill Gaither and Gaither Music join 'Revitalize The Wigwam' ANDERSON - Wigwam Sports and Entertainment, LLC, a future provider of sporting, entertainment, convention, and trade show events, proudly announces the addition of Bill Gaither, the highly respected and popular gospel musician to their investment gro

    April 25, 2014

  • Love saves the world from death I pulled from my bookshelf a few systematic theology books that I had not opened for a long time. I blew off the dust, cracked the stiff binding, and dove into the hundreds of pages filled with declarations about the attributes and characteristics of

    April 25, 2014

  • I am on a roll, so don't rock my boat Have you ever had one of those weeks where everything went exactly as planned? Well, neither have I, except for last week. I do not know what was going on last week, all I know is everything went according to plan. My plan, that is. I was on a roll.

    April 25, 2014

  • Church Briefs Main Street Christian Church Main Street Christian Church celebrates the new life that Easter brings at both its 8:30 a.m. casual series and the 10:30 a.m. blended service. The message is "The Road Ends with Redemption." At the 10:30 a.m. service, th

    April 18, 2014

  • An empty tomb is not an empty promise "The Mystery of Al Capone's Vault" aired almost three decades ago this week, and at the time, it was the most watched syndicated television show in the history of the medium. The charismatic host of the show that evening kept viewers on the edge of t

    April 18, 2014

  • A pedicure that cured all my pet peeves Since I was a young person, I always had some pets around. Most of these have been dogs, hunting dogs in particular. And I loved my pets. In getting older, I discovered that having a pet dog around is a lot of work. More work than I care to do in lig

    April 18, 2014

  • chu-rv041814-church mouse pic The meaning of Easter from Angel the Church Mouse Hi, all you kind folks in Readership Land, This time of the year, many thoughts are on Easter and its meaning. May the following stories help. Children hunt and then eat their found treasures of plastic colored eggs filled with jelly beans and candy

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Church briefs Big Flatrock Christian Church Big Flatrock Christian Church invites everyone to the Easter services. Maundy Thursday service will be at 6 p.m. April 17 with a dinner following. Easter Sunrise Service will be at 7 a.m. April 20 with a pitch-in breakfa

    April 11, 2014

  • Why I am happy to pay my taxes and other mendacities Last week I was getting along just fine. Things were being accomplished and I was rather enjoying myself. Dutifully, I was checking off item after item on my "to-do-list." I love it when a plan comes together. However, at the top of my exuberance, th

    April 11, 2014

Featured Ads
AP Video
Raw: Obama Tours Gyeongbok Palace Swimmer Michael Phelps Back in Competition Raw: Obama Lays Korean War Memorial Wreath Obama Leads Naturalization Ceremony in Seoul Calif. School Bus Crash Hurts Driver, 11 Kids Country Club for Exotic Cars Little Science Behind 'Pollen Vortex' Prediction US Proposes Pay-for-priority Internet Standards Wife Mourns Chicago Doctor Killed in Afghanistan FDA Proposes Regulations on E-cigarettes Kerry Warns Russia of Expensive New Sanctions Mideast Peace Talks Stall on Hamas Deal Cody Walker Remembers His Late Brother Paul Grieving South Korea Puts Up Yellow Ribbons Raw: Kerry Brings His Dog to Work Raw: Girls Survive Car Crash Into Their Bedroom Three U.S. Doctors Killed by Afghan Security Yankees' Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar Colleagues Mourn Death of Doctors in Afghanistan Ukraine Launches Operation Against Insurgents
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.