"When you think you've had enough ask for even more":
I have to admit that when I typed in the name for this week's article I thought it sounded kind of selfish.
You see my parents taught me to share with others.
I still try to demonstrate that when a chance arises.
I remember also from my days in the Navy where they would have signs posted all around the mess hall:
"Eat all you want but want all you eat."
In other words they were saying don't be wasteful.
Ok, I've got that but when it comes to the blessings of The Lord should we be satisified with just enough?
I don't think so.
As a church I believe our mind set should be when we think we've had enough we should ask The Lord to do even more.
We saw that again today.
We are so excited for young Rachel Knab as she came forward today to give her heart and life to Jesus.
We also had another wonderful blessing in our morning service.
A young lady came to our service a little bit late however the ushers were in place and ready to show her in.
She came in and found her place among the membership and at the close of the service she shared that she almost turned around and left but she knew this is where The Lord wanted her to be.
Thank You Lord for trusting every person You send our way.
I'm happy to report that she has returned for the evening worship service and is rehearsing with the choir right now.
I for one can say that we have not had enough and we are asking for even more.
Please keep sending the hurting, the outcast, the lonely, the wayward, the heart broken, the rejected, the church goer, the church hater it really doesn't matter to us.
We will take anyone that You choose to send our way.
If our calling in this community is to minister to the outcast and the hurting we will gladly assume the role of Haven of Rest for those drifting out to sea.
Man, I'm so thankful for Centerville Baptist Church in Anderson and how they received a young 25 year old into their church family and discipled me to become a follower of the Lord Jesus Christ.
So Lord I speak for the greater majority of members of EBC we have really enjoyed what You have been doing for us around here lately but we are praying for even more.
Now we accept the principle that to whom much is given much is required.
I pray Lord that you will find us worthy of being a small part of Your Kingdom's Work here on this side of eternity.
Praise The Lord.
Well it's another beautiful Sunday that's about to come to a close and I am truly enjoying the peaceful moments here in my office because just a few moments ago some of the youth came running past my window and you would have thought someone's pants were on fire.
Then again around here you just never know.
Oh before I go please don't forget that this coming weekend we change the clocks.
We are "Springing Forward."
Praise The Lord for a little more daylight in the evening.
Oh wait that means even more time for the kids to run around the church parking lot.
I guess that's ok because when it's said and done we have been blessed but Lord we will take even more if you choose to send em.
God bless you and thanks for taking a moment to read this article.
Please email me with any thoughts or concerns you might have.
Until next week
'living here but looking up'