Mt. Vernon Church of Christ Bible Newsletter 04 14 2019
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Mt. Vernon Church of Christ Newsletter 04-14-2019: Help us spread the word--Subscribe Today!; Newsletter archives; Last Weeks Issue; Social Media; Contents; Join Us For Worship; Faith in the Mix - ELP;  Digital Library; Dress Code - Author Unknown; Golden Thought; Should You Go First - Albert Roswell; Bible Question of the Week; Weekly Bible Reading Schedule; Weekly Memory Verse; Featured Video - What I Owe Myself - Thomas B. Warren; Featured Audio - Abortion II - Gary Colley....If you like it, please share it. Thank you!
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Out of all the children of Israel who left Egypt, only Joshua and Caleb entered into the promised land (Num. 14:30; 26:65). Paul tells us that all the others who were of age failed to enter into the promised land for one reason–lack of faith. Paul wrote, “But with whom was he grieved forty years? was it not with them that had sinned, whose carcases fell in the wilderness? And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his rest, but to them that believed not? So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief” (Hebrews 3:17-19).

The good news was preached to them in promise, but it was not mixed with faith in them that heard it (Heb. 4:1,2). When faith is not in the mix, then the gospel cannot do its work (Rom. 1:16,17). Here are some characteristics of faith we should keep in mind as we keep faith in the mix. . . . .

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Digital Library

The Mt. Vernon Church of Christ is building a digital library to aid serious Bible students in their study.  When possible, we will be adding new volumes.  We are grateful to the many sources from which we draw these volumes for making these available.  We take no credit for them ourselves.  We do not necesarrily endorse everything in every volume.  We simply provide them as aids to Bible study.  This week:

Fourfold Gospel - J. W. McGarvey

Lands of the Bible - J. W. McGarvey

Men, how would you react if the elders of the local church should compose all these guidelines with regards to your appearance in worship? 1) Men must wear dress shirts, ties, dress slacks and dress shoes. 2) Jeans are not allowed. 3) Tennis shoes are not acceptable. 4) Shirts with writing and cartoons are not approved. 5) Hair styles must be neat, trim and clean.

Ladies, how would you react if the elders should compose the following with regards to your appearance in worship? 1) Women are required to wear dresses, skirts and blouses, and all must be conservative in style. 2) Strapless or spaghetti strap dresses and bare midriffs are not acceptable. 3) Dress shoes and hosiery are required. 5) Jeans are not allowed. 6) Shirts with writing and cartoons are inappropriate. 7) Hair styles must be neat, trim and clean. . . .

Golden Thought

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
–Wayne Gretzky


Should you go first and I remain,
To walk the road alone,
I'll live in memory's garden, dear,
With happy days we've known.
In Spring I'll wait for roses red,
When fades the lilac blue,
In early Fall when brown leaves call
I'll catch a glimpse of you.

Should you go first and I remain,
For battles to be fought,
Each thing you've touched along the way
Will be a hallowed spot.
I'll hear your voice, I'll see your smile,
Though blindly I may grope,
The memory of your helping hand
Will buoy me on with hope.

Should you go first and I remain,
To finish with the scroll,
No length 'ning shadows shall creep in
To make this life seem droll.
We've known so much of happiness,
We've had our cup of joy,
And memory is one gift of God
That death cannot destroy.

Should you go first and I remain,
One thing I'd have you do:
Walk slowly down that long, lone path,
For soon I'll follow you.
I'll want to know each step you take
That I may walk the same,
For some day down that lonely road
You'll hear me call your name.

Albert Kennedy "Rosey" Rowswell

Bible Question of the Week
(All questions come from the Scripture readings.)
What do some people put away from themselves that makes shipwreck of the faith?

Who will not bear the iniquity of the father?

Ezekiel 18:20 - The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
(Theme: Faith)
Monday, April 15 - John 8:24; Mark 16:16; Heb. 11:6; John 16:31; II Cor. 5:7; John 3:16
Tuesday, April 16 - Eph. 2:8; Acts 26:18; I John 5:4; I Pet. 1:3; John 3:16
Wednesday, April 17 - James 2:1-26
Thursday, April 18 - II Pet. 1:1; Jude 20; I Thess. 1:3; Rom. 10:17; Heb. 12:2; Acts 16:31
Friday, April 19 - I Tim. 1:19; Heb. 10:22; II Cor. 13:5; I Tim. 6:12; Col. 1:23; Jude 3
Weekly Memory Verses

James 2:24 - Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.

Featured Video

What I Owe Myself

Thomas B. Warren

Featured Audio:


Gary Colley
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