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"Sisters, Have We Become Sluggish?"
During my morning Bible reading this week, this verse in Hebrews, for the first time in my life, hit me right between the eyes!

The Hebrew writer is writing to the Christians and tells them:

"And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope until the end, that you do not become sluggish, but imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises." Hebrews 6:11-12

Wow! I think that describes what can happen to us so easily, especially in this time of anxiety, upheaval and uncertainty in the world.

There have been days that I have been sluggish. How easy it has been to sit in our homes and worship instead of getting everyone ready to meet with the Saints. How easy it has been to turn the TV or computer on for Wednesday night Bible classes. We can even go ahead and get our jammies on!

But sisters, we are missing a great deal! And I have found my spirit wanting. I want hugs from my brothers and sisters in Christ. I want the joy of voices raised together in worship. I want the Lord's Supper to be a Communion with my brothers and sisters in Christ.

Throughout this pandemic, we have asked ourselves if the things we have been doing to accommodate the pandemic are "Scriptural?" My mind tells me that they may be Scriptural (certainly, the building is not the church) but my heart is definitely lacking something "Spiritual."

I need my brothers and sisters in Christ! I need smiles. I need hugs. I need a listening ear sometimes. I need fellowship and a meal together!

I need to see children running out of Bible classes and playing together. I need The Body!

I am praying that soon we can all begin to assemble regularly for worship, in person and unmasked.

I am praying that our Ladies' Days, Lectureships, Family Bible Schools and Fellowship meals can resume soon. I don't believe the church was ever meant to become "virtual." I am thankful for the technology that allows us to reach the lost and even study the Bible together. However, the hand needs the arm and the foot needs the toes, and we need our brothers and sisters in Christ!

For His Glory,
Sheila
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The "Daughters of The King" Workshop in July was a Tremendous Success!
This year's first annual workshop hosted 20 young ladies from 5 states who came to Columbia, TN, to study God's Word and grow spiritually together!

The comment below sums up most of what the girls wrote and felt after the Workshop:

"This was really awesome! I have never learned about the Bible so much in a couple of days! You don't know how much this helped my life! I loved how we did Devos; that made me get out of my comfort zone."

The Dates for NEXT YEAR are July 18-22, 2021.
Mark you calendars!
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Sheila Butt
sbutt@charter.net
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We Are in a Spiritual Battle!

There is no doubt that we are in a spiritual battle in our culture today for our own hearts and minds and the hearts and minds of our children and grandchildren!

The news, Hollywood, and even our secular schools are turning our children from the godly lives that we, as parents and grandparents, are commanded to instill in them. Christianity is a "taught" religion.

We should all take very seriously the commands in Deuteronomy 6:

"You shall love The Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart.

You shall teach them diligently to your children, and you shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way (or in your car), when you lie down, and when you rise up."

When God blesses us with children, He also commands us to teach them His Word and to love Him above all else.

Deuteronomy 5:29 tells us what God desires for our families:

"Oh that they had such a heart in them that they would fear Me and always keep all My commandments, that it might be well with them and their children forever!" ❤️

In Him,
Sheila
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