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VOLUME 23 ISSUE 45 Nov 10

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As our country experienced the “world’s strongest” typhoon this past Friday, I am saddened by its tragic results. It only proves more that our real hope is in God alone. Thousands of people lost their wealth and their loved ones unexpectedly. We may have limited ability to help them materially, but we certainly have the answer to their spiritual need. As children of God, it is our big responsibility to tell every person we can talk to about His saving grace so he/ she can be assured of Heaven, and be prepared to meet his/her Creator. That is what our Missions month is all about. Let us continue to have a deeper realization of what the world needs as we show more compassion so the lost ones can know that they need Jesus Christ. Because of sin, our world is bound to corruption. Let us realize that God is commanding us to go, and as a church we should be united in fulfilling His command. Let us respond to go, give and pray to reach more! May we be sensitive to the Holy Spirit as God’s Word is declared today!

Sunday School Outline THE COMMAND FOR WORLD MISSIONS Matthew 28:18-20 I. The command for World Missions discloses the character of the Commander. A. Christ, the commander of the Great Commission, is all-powerful. B. Christ, the commander of the Great Commission, is all-knowing. C. Christ, the commander of the Great Commission, is all-sufficient. II. The command for World Missions as designed by Christ is three-fold. A. The command is to reach the lost and win them to the Saviour. B. The command is to teach them to follow the Lord with obedience through the believer’s baptism. C. The command is to teach them all things whatsoever the Lord had commanded. III. The command for World Missions directs every church member to reach the whole world. A. Church members are responsible to reach and strengthen their Jerusalem. B. Church members are responsible to reach and secure Judea and Samaria. C. Church members are responsible to reach and support the salvation of people to the uttermost part of the earth.

Gospel tracts, preaching/music CDs & Sunday School/Discipleship lessons are available @ the ushers' table after the service.

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David Livingstone went to Africa. He was an explorer, a doctor, a geographer, and a missionary. He opened up the entire continent for mission work. He said, “I’ll go anywhere provided it be forward.” He died upon his knees in his hut, praying for Africa. The natives insisted his heart be buried in Africa while his body was shipped back to England. Notice the words he penned to a song: Lord, send me anywhere. Lord, send me anywhere. I consecrate my life, Lord, to Thee. Lord, since Thou hast died to give Thyself for me, No sacrifice could be too great for me to make for Thee. Lord, send me anywhere, only go with me; Lay any burden on me, only sustain me. Sever any tie; save the tie that binds me to Thy heart. Lord Jesus, my King, I consecrate my life, Lord, to Thee. I follow Thee, my Lord, and glory in Thy wondrous cross, I gladly leave the world behind, and count all gain as loss. Lord, send me anywhere, only go with me; Lay any burden on me, only sustain me. Sever any tie; save the tie that binds me to Thy heart. Lord Jesus, my King, I consecrate my life, Lord, to Thee.

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Truly, not all of us for missions, but the Co commendable respons pects our portion for m little nor underestimate to contribute. This little g though she had nothing it to a missionary to Bu hold of the little penny a which he handed over captain would not adm read but out of burning to the town proper, abo someone who can read in that piece of paper. message, he had a profe turning to his people, he had done for him. Late to come and share Jes tribesmen accepted th converted. All this and from one dedicated pen by a little girl who gave

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Quotes about Missions "The Church must send or the church will end." — Mendell Taylor

m, Go ye into all the world, pel to every creature." k 16:15

"The best remedy for a sick church is to put it on a missionary diet." — Unknown

he Scripture does not sugan authoritative order. The are very clear: the “Comthe “Command” is to go l to all men in all parts of mmanded” are the Christhe “Commanded,” can mander: “Could it be me,

"I believe that in each generation God has called enough men and women to evangelize all the yet unreached tribes of the earth. It is not God who does not call. It is man who will not respond!" — Isobel Kuhn, missionary to China and Thailand

mperative statement was rst assembly of baptized mmand is extended to evChurches today. Let our be like that of Isaiah when m shall I send?” He boldly send me” (Isa. 6:8).

s can go and be sent out ommander is waiting for a se of obedience. He exmissions. He will never bewhatever we are willing girl shared her part when but a penny, she still gave urma. The missionary took and bought a gospel tract r to a tribe captain. The mit that he was not able to desire, he travelled down out 400 kilometers, to find d to him what was written After hearing the Gospel ession of faith in Jesus. Ree told them what the Lord er he invited missionaries sus with the village. Many he Good News and were d probably more resulted nny given in Christ’s name from her heart.

"The Christian is not obedient unless he is doing all in his power to send the Gospel to the heathen world." — A. B. Simpson "Missions is not the 'ministry of choice' for a few hyperactive Christians in the church. Missions is the purpose of the church." — Unknown "If you take missions out of the Bible, you won't have anything left but the covers" — Nina Gunter "'Not called!' did you say? 'Not heard the call,' I think you should say. Put your ear down to the Bible, and hear Him bid you go and pull sinners out of the fire of sin. Put your ear down to the burdened, agonized heart of humanity, and listen to its pitiful wail for help. Go stand by the gates of hell, and hear the damned entreat you to go to their father's house and bid their brothers and sisters and servants and masters not to come there. Then look Christ in the face — whose mercy you have professed to obey — and tell Him whether you will join heart and soul and body and circumstances in the march to publish His mercy to the world." — William Booth, "The true greatness of any church in not how many it seats but how many it sends!" — Unknown



STORM’S AFTERMATH "He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still. Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven”- Psalms 107:29-30. One of the astonishing events in the earthly ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ could be found in Mark chapter 4 where He rebuked the raging winds and the tempestuous seas by saying “Peace be still,” and then there was a great calm. In the light of the recent super typhoon “Yolanda” which left a great devastation in the country, well-meaning people had hoped that Jesus could have come and uttered the very same words to calm the storm and make the winds to cease. If the LORD wills it, He could have done just that. However, the temporary physical salvation of those precious folks is only of secondary importance to the salvation of their eternal souls. Of the massive deaths brought about by natural disasters and calamities, we Baptist Christians wonder about the destination of their souls. The message of the great successive natural calamities and various political turmoils that plague our nation is a call to move away from apathy and beg for God to give us a heart and vision to be able to realize and see the spiritual need of our nation. It is indeed an urgent call to put this verse into action: “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will hear their land” (2 Chronicles 7:14). Said events are a message for us, as God's people, to hasten. As soldiers of the Cross, we

must hasten to proclaim salvation to the lost and we must deepen our relationship with and consecration to God so as to have efficacious testimonies that beam as shining lights for the furtherance of the Gospel. This is no time to engage in the luxury of complacency or to take the easy road of compromise. Now is the high time to make known the promises of the Lord Jesus Christ. Now is the time to rise from a deep and selfish slumber of Christianity to the sunlit path of the Great Commission by proclaiming and supporting it as expressed by the verses, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen” (Matthew 28:19-20). Now is the time to raise our nation from the quicksands of idolatry, paganism, and pluralism to the Only True God and Saviour, the Solid Rock of the Lord Jesus Christ. Let us always seek for men to gain freedom from the penalty and bondage of sin. Let us not wallow in selfish comforts and self-absorption. We must forever conduct our life toward the high plane of devotion, dignity, and discipline anchored on the Word of God. We must rise to the majestic heights of aiming for God's approval with zealousness and sincerity, by His grace and through His power. So then, will we truly calm the storm and bring them unto their desired haven.

Direct us, Lord, toward your mission-work Beata B. Agustin

Direct us, Lord, toward Your mission-work thru Your command As You drive us by Your mercy’s hand… To obey Your mandate of supremacy’s demand For our commitment to stand while building lives in the promised land. Direct us, Lord, toward Your mission-work thru Your light As You revive us by Your power’s might… To declare Your Gospel with supplication’s plight For our salvation to glow along soulwinning delight. Direct us, Lord, toward Your mission-work thru Your favor As You besiege us by Your compassion’s savor… To share Your love of kindness’ fervor For our testimony to shine midst holy endeavor. Direct us, Lord, toward Your mission-work thru Your wisdom As You teach us by Your truth’s freedom… To learn from Your Word about righteousness’ kingdom For our Bible study to advance scriptural Christendom. Direct us, Lord, toward Your mission-work thru Your instruction As You guide us by Your Spirit’s action… To fulfill Your desire for the Great Commission’s function For our faith to produce fruits of joyful church-participation. Direct us, Lord, toward Your mission-work thru Your fellowship As You meet us by Your friendship’s partnership… To stay in Your will of graciousness’ leadership For our worship to show gladness in faithful stewardship. Direct us, Lord, toward Your mission-work thru Your blessing As You satisfy us by Your bountifulness’ enforcing… To enjoy Your provisions around prayer’s fencing For our service to support diligent giving-offering increasing.


SCHEDULE OF SERVICES SUNDAY ∙Sunday School ---------- 8:30 am ∙Morning Service -------- 9:30 am ∙Youth Fellowship ------- 1:30 pm ∙Discipleship -------------- 3:00 pm ∙Afternoon Service ----- 4:00 pm WEDNESDAY ∙Doctrine Class ---------- 5:45 pm ∙Prayer Meeting---------- 7:00 pm Soulwinning & Visitation Thursdays and Saturdays ___________________________________ ∙ ∙ ∙tel - (02)869.0433 ∙cel - 0905.3004422 or 0926.7247837 or 0917.8870954 Dr. Ed M. Laurena Pastor

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Bible Reading

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 impiyerno. Magtiwala ka kay Hesus ngayon! Roma 6:23 “Kung ipahahayag ng iyong bibig na si Hesus ay Panginoon at mananampalataya 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. Magsisi ka sa iyong kasalanan. 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 ng dugo ni Hesus at Siya ay namatay sa krus para sa akin. Nagsisisi po ako sa 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.

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