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West Oaks Church of God Newsletter for October 03, 2021

MARVELOUS LIGHT

Ken Block, a professional rally driver, recently fitted his off-road truck with 300,000 lumens of blinding light to make sure he could see everything on the darkest night and in the darkest places.

How much is 300,000 lumens of light? The average car headlight pumps out 700 lumens on low, and 1,200 with the high beams turned on. A light in a football stadium uses 70,000 or more lumens. So if Ken Block heads down your street, you might want to don your sunglasses or pull your curtains.

Nothing, however, compares to the light Jesus sheds on our pathway as we proceed through life. The Lord Jesus radiates light, as we see on the Mount of Tranfiguration in the Gospels and in the descriptions of Him in the book of Revelation. Our eyes aren't yet fitted for that brightness, but it filters through His grace onto our paths to brighten and illumine each step we take.

Walk in the radiance of His presence today. 1 Peter 2:9

BUT YOU ARE A CHOSEN GENERATION, A ROYAL PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION. HIS OWN SPECIAL PEOPLE, THAT YOU MAY PROCLAIM THE PRAISES OF HIM WHO CALLED YOU OUT OF DARKNESS INTO HIS MARVELOUS LIGHT.






PRAYER REQUESTS

Pray for Len Hayles, Barbara Minger, Ruby Messer, Jackie Freeman, Cephas and Billie Ann Goodman, Skip Glover, our pastor and wife, and our West Oaks Academy teachers and students.

BUT YOU ARE A CHOSEN GENERATION, A ROYAL PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION. HIS OWN SPECIAL PEOPLE, THAT YOU MAY PROCLAIM THE PRAISES OF HIM WHO CALLED YOU OUT OF DARKNESS INTO HIS MARVELOUS LIGHT.BUT YOU ARE A CHOSEN GENERATION, A ROYAL PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION. HIS OWN SPECIAL PEOPLE, THAT YOU MAY PROCLAIM THE PRAISES OF HIM WHO CALLED YOU OUT OF DARKNESS INTO HIS MARVELOUS LIGHT.






DID YOU KNOW?
  • --The Leesburg Baptist Church has produced a new film called 'No Vacancy'. The church's executive pastor is the director and founder and CEO of Kingstone Studios which produced the film.
  • --October 7th, Shirley Davis is starting back the 'Contenders'. Everyone is invited to attend and a blessed evening of prayer and fellowship awaits those who come.





OCTOBER 17TH IS PASTOR AND WIFE APPRECIATION DAY. NEXT SUNDAY THE SPECIAL LOVE OFFERING ENVELOPES WILL BE IN THE BULLETIN TO TURN IN ON THE 17TH. COME AND JOIN US AS WE WORSHIP THE LORD AND GIVE HONOR TO PASTOR AND TERESA.






BITS OF WIT AND HUMOR
  • **One reason why the way of the transgressor is hard is because it's so crowded.
  • **Language, like linen, looks best when it is clean.
  • **Carrying your Bible will never take the place of reading it.
  • **An upright man can never be a downright failure.
  • **Are you interested in the hereafter? If so, just remember the here determines the after.
  • **We didn't all come over on the same ship, but we're all in the same boat.
  • **So live that your autograph is asked for and not your finger prints.
  • **Chewing gum proves that you can have motion without progress.
  • **How come it takes so little time for a child who is afraid of the dark to become a teenager who wants to stay out all night?
  • **Always be yourself. The people that matter don't mind and the ones that mind don't matter.
  • **Character is better collageral than capital.