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ACTS29 VOLUME 20 ISSUE 12 | MARCH 21, 2010

Christian Bible Baptist Church official Sunday publication

“ ” Revive us in our Involvement “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.” Philippians 4:13


Church In Action

From the Pastor’s Desk

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HE summer heat’s effects are felt by everyone undoubtedly. We are afflicted by the scorching rays of the sun and are irritated by the searing warmth of the breeze. Amidst this uncomfortable hot situation is the call for us, Christians, to remain fiery in our spiritual lives. Let us keep on being revived as we refresh ourselves daily with God’s power through our close and sweet fellowship with Him. Let our thirst be quenched with full satisfaction by His invigorating Word. Let us not allow our souls to be dehydrated by worldly concerns. Let us not permit our spirits to experience a dry spell because of prayerlessness and disobedience to His commands. We can turn this summer heat into a productive summer season by involving in our Church activities. We can become more fervent in praying, in Bible reading, in giving, in winning souls, in inviting people to our church services, in fetching visitors, in discipling, in singing heavenly songs, and in ministering to others. What else? We can join in our Daily Vacation Bible School (DVBS) endeavors and take part in our National Baptist Youth Conference (NBYC) projects. There are more that we can do. In fact, the success of the feeding program that we had last week is a proof of involvement. Likewise, the victory of the Taiwan Outreach-Anniversary speaks of members’ participation. Let us keep on being a part of the Lord’s work with joy in our hearts … all for His glory and honor.

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Sunday School Outlined Promoting Spirituality (Christian Spiritual Walk) Galatians 5:22-25 / Ephesians 5:9

I.Promoting spirituality in the Church is through the Spirit’s control of the believer’s inward life. A. There are three inward aspects of the fruit of the Spirit—love, joy, and peace. B. These three inward aspects of the believers must be prioritized and promoted.

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II.Promoting spirituality in the Church is through the Spirit’s conversion of the believer’s outward lifestyle. A. There are three outward aspects of the fruit of the Spirit—longsuffering, gentleness, and goodness. B. These virtues ought to be nurtured and manifested by genuine Christians. III. Promoting spirituality in the Church is through the Spirit’s counsel for the believer’s upward longings. A. There are three upward aspects of the fruit of the Spirit—faith, meekness, and temperance. B. These attributes must be sought for effective service.

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“HERE ARE MY HANDS OF INVOLVEMENT, LORD” Beata B. Agustin

Here are my hands, LORD, grateful for Your endowed usefulness Anoint them to praise Your Godhead’s gloriousness Never let them dishonor Your name’s greatness Direct them to express Your loving kindness So as to show to others Your redemption’s joyfulness. Here are my hands, LORD, blessed by Your gracious provision Appoint them to demonstrate Your care and compassion Never let them forsake Your embrace of satisfaction Drive them to share Your Gospel’s assurance of salvation So as to point to the lost Your way to heaven’s mansion. Here are my hands, LORD, privileged to be in Your perfect will Assign them to do Your entrusted role for them to fulfill Never let them disregard Your cross on Calvary’s hill Discipline them to sacrifice, and in Your ministry, be still So as to lead the sin-captives to Your ransom’s liberty-bill. Here are my hands, LORD, surrendered to Your marvelous workmanship Allow them to labor thru Your stewardship-leadership Never let them be slothful in soulwinning and worship Divert them from vain clasps of earthly partnership So as to guide the hopeless to Your comfort’s fellowship. Here are my hands, LORD, receiving Your divine wisdom Admonish them to seek first constantly Your precious kingdom Never let them sway toward selfishness, despising biblical martyrdom Deliver them from worldly concerns and spiritual boredom So as to serve You well with Your sanctification’s freedom. Here are my hands, LORD, yielded to Your delightful wishes Accept them with my offerings based on what Your bounty furnishes Never let them indulge in carnality’s delectable dishes Dare them to pray thru Your power that always refreshes So as to please You with overcoming faith thru Your mercy’s pushes. PAGE 04 | MARCH 21 | ACTS 29

Sunday School Ministry Children’s Department The Sunday school is the most powerful education ministry in the church. It is an exciting and effective ministry of bringing children into the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and preparing them to serve the Lord. This ministry carries out the Great Commission, teaches God’s Word systematically and leads to growth and maturity. Our Church has opened its door for children through the Sunday School ministry during the first ever service in 1978. Since then, it has grown and in 1990, it has been organized into divided classed for Junior, Primary, Kindergarten, Nursery, and Cradle roll. Over the years, students grow in number and in knowledge of the Lord. On our 31st Anniversary, some of our students invited and assisted visitors because they were taught the importance of bringing souls to Christ. We thank our Pastor, Dr. Ed Laurena for emphasizing that the children of today are not just future leaders but they are part of our church. With this, different Sunday school department students are given the privilege to render a special number during Sunday morning service. There are also scheduled special numbers for primary and junior choir during Sunday afternoon services. Through this ministry, teachers are equipped to become more effective in teaching the next generation with their Wednesday department meetings and scheduled training programs. They are trained and assisted to make lesson plans for their Sunday School classes. They meet every Saturday for Sabbath School to listen to the Sunday School lesson and to pray for their classes and students. Today, we have an average of 850-900 students every Sunday. Since the number of students is growing, we need more committed and volunteer teachers. We also encourage the parents to bring their children to our Sunday school and to support the Sunday School children’s ministry.

Classroom Evangelism Ministry

This soulwinning arm of our church was born from the efforts of BAPSECOM’s (Baptist Security Command) Moral Recovery Program in school campuses. As schools became more open for the Gospel this past two years, classroom soulwinning workers became a greater need. Soon Area workers began to involve in evangelizing schools within their respective vicinities. Also, the Department of Education’s local offices provided permits for our church to capture public school classrooms. And with this, “Classroom Evangelism Ministry” was established as an Area responsibility. This ministry is one of the primary means for establishing future Campus Ministries. Furthermore, this ministry has been useful in bringing First Time Visitors not only during Church Anniversaries but also on regular Sunday services. As of now we have a number of participating schools: - Kapayapaan National High School (Area 30) - Southville 1 National High School (Area 34) - Sampaguita National High School (Area 21) - Biñan National High School (Area 23) - General Vito Belarmino National High School (Area 10) We encourage every members to get involved in this effort through the Area ministry. School Campuses are now a great harvest field for the Gospel but laborers are still few. Our church is looking forward to open more of this ministry.

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Church Attendance March 14 & 17

Sunday Morning Sunday Afternoon Wednesday First Time Visitors Baptisms

3,090 1,139 752 256 46

Bible Reading Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Youth Insights

MORNING EVENING I Sam. 7-9 Psalm 75 I Sam. 10-12 Psalm 76 I Sam. 13-15 Psalm 77 I Sam. 16-18 Psalm 78:1-32 I Sam. 19-21 Psalm 78:33-72 I Sam. 22-24 Psalm 79 I Sam. 25-28 Psalm 80

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Young People’s Fellowship 1:30 pm... 2nd floor... be There!

Quotation Marks

“One verse in every six in the first three Gospels relates either directly or indirectly to money. Sixteen of our Lords forty-four parables deal with the use of misuse of money. A loving, joyful, liberal giving to the Lords work is an acid test of a spiritual heart, pleasing to God.” - William Allen

Ayon sa Biblia, Iisa Lamang ang Daan Patungong Langit!

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ng sabi ni Hesus, “Ako ang daan, ang katotohanan, at ang buhay: walang makapupunta sa Ama kundi sa pamamagitan ko.” Juan 14:6 Wala nang iba pang makapagliligtas sa iyo mula sa impierno. Magtiwala ka kay Hesus ngayon! (Roma 6:23) “Kung ipahahayag ng iyong bibig na si Hesus ay Panginoon at mananam-palataya ka nang buong puso na Siya’y muling binuhay ng Diyos, ikaw ay maliligtas”. Roma 10:9 1. Aminin mo na ikaw ay isang makasalanan. Roma 3:10 2. Talikuran mo ang iyong mga kasalanan (magsisi). Gawa 17:30 3. Manampalataya ka na si Kristo Hesus ay namatay para sa iyo, nalibing at nabuhay namagmuli. Roma 10:9-10 4. Sa pamamagitan ng panalangin, tanggapin mo si Hesus sa iyong puso bilang iyong Tagapagligtas. Roma 10:13

MANALANGIN KA NG GANITO Panginoon, ako po ay isang makasalanan at nangangailangan ng kapatawaran. Nanampalataya po ako na nadanak ang dugo ni Hesus at Siya ay namatay sa krus para sa akin. Tinatalikuran ko na po ang aking mga kasalanan. Tinatanggap ko po si Kristo Hesus sa aking puso bilang aking Tagapagligtas. Amen. Kung tinanggap mo si Hesus bilang iyong Tagapagligtas, ito na ang simula ng iyong bagong buhay kay Kristo (Roma 8:1). Ngayon: 1. Basahin mo ang iyong Biblia araw-araw upang makilala pa ng lubusan si Kristo Hesus. 2. Makipag-usap ka sa Diyos sa panalangin araw-araw. 3. Manambahan ka sa isang simbahan na pinapangaral si Kristo at ang Biblia ang tanging pamantayan. 4. Ibahagi sa iba si Kristo Hesus.

ACTS 29 - Christian Bible Baptist Church Official Sunday Publication St. Francis Homes 2, San Pedro, Laguna, Philippines 4023 • Dr. Ed M. Laurena, Pastor telephone: (02)869-0433 • email: info@cbbcphilippines.org • website: www.cbbcphilippines.org


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