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DR. MARGARET PLEASANT DOUROUX

Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux, internationally acclaimed author, educator, and the composer of such Gospel classics as “We’re Blessed,” “Rivers of Joy,” “He Decided,” “If It Had Not Been For The Lord On My Side,” and “What Shall I Render” hosts the 28th annual Heritage Music Foundation Gospel Music Confer-

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ence and Expo June 19-29 in Los Angeles. “This year we have the distinct honor of introducing Earnest Pugh (“Rain on Us,” “I Need Your Glory”), a new Gospel star with an astonishing five-octave range who is packing out churches and conferences in the Eastern U.S.,” says Dr. Douroux. “Until now, ‘Gospel’s Lead-

ing Man’ has been virtually unknown in the West. We’re sure that as soon as L.A. audiences have seen him, he’ll be a huge favorite here.” Gospel singers from across the nation and abroad attend the Conference; all Gospel music enthusiasts are invited to register and participate in the Heritage Mass Choir. Evening concerts Wednesday through Friday are open to the public at no charge. The Conference features more than a dozen national Gospel artists, including Pugh, Houston’s genius composerperformer V. Michael McKay, L.A.’s noted Calvin Rhone, and D.C’s multitalented Rodney Teal, plus performances of the music of Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux and up-and-coming new writers. Wednesday evening, June 19, is HMF’s grand kick-off concert beginning at

7:30 p.m., featuring Earnest Pugh and Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux with the Heritage Mass Choir, Rev. Calvin Rhone, and the L.A. chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America under the direction of Herman Jones. The emcee is Edna Tatum, host of the popular Gospel Classics show on KPFK-FM 90.7 radio, representing the Gospel Announcers Guild of America. This event is at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 4269 Figueroa Street, Los Angeles 90037. The Thursday Night, June 27, concert at 7:30 p.m. offers a glorious Gospel marathon of songs from the pen of Dr. Douroux, performed by leading gospel artists from across the nation, Baltimore’s Melodi Ewell, and Detroit’s Rev. Jeffrey Richardson. This takes place at Greater New Bethel Baptist Church,

601 E. 99th Street, Inglewood, CA 90301. The Grand Finale Concert is Friday night, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Greater New Bethel Church, Inglewood. This is an allstar Gospel celebration featuring Earnest Pugh, the new music segment with Rodney Teal and the Heritage Conference Choir, and the not-tobe- missed annual favorite, V. Michael McKay presenting his new music and directing guest artists in impromptu performances. The program is emceed by KJLH radio announcer Kevin Nash. Saturday morning, June 29, wraps Continued On Page 5

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May marks the 11th pastoral anniversary, a time of thanksgiving and rejoicing. A

time to celebrate the love and faithfulness between our Pastor Dr, William George Davis Jr. and the people of Rock of Faith. We would like to express well-wishes to our beloved Pastor as we, the Rock of Faith Baptist church Family, look back on our union of the past 11 years and reach forward with faith and a promising vision for Rock of Faith’s future.

The theme: “A Legend in the making!” Sunday, May 19 @ 3:30pm: Harmony Missionary Baptist Church  Reverend Lloyd T. Johnson and Dominion Power Christian Center: Reverend Asberry Charles Jr. Friday, May 31 @ 7pm: Faithful Service Baptist Church Reverend D.L. Goree,  Beulah Baptist Church  Reverend Robert Taylor and  St. Rest Mission-

ary Baptist Church Reverend Torrey Collins and ending Sunday, June 2 @ 330pm:Greater Metropolitan Baptist Church Reverend D.K. La Bat and  East 105th  Street Christian Church  Reverend Elton Penn. Rock of Faith Baptist Church  5151 S. Normandie Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90037-  323.296.5840. Reverend Calvin Carson Chairman.

BEULAH BAPTIST CHURCH CELEBRATES 80 YEARS

DR. ROBERT L. TAYLOR

PASTOR FREDERICK HOWARD

On Sunday June 23, 2013, Beulah Baptist Church will pause to thank God for allowing them eighty years of

service to the Christian community. The theme for the celebration is God’s Church Past, Present and Future taken

from Ecclesiastes 3:1. The celebration will begin during the 10:00 a.m. worship and will continue at 3:30 p.m. with our special guests being the New Bethel Baptist Church of Venice, Ca. Pastor Marvis Davis; Redeemer Baptist Church, Pastor Robert De France and the Southside Bethel Baptist Church, Pastor Frederick Howard who will be the messenger for the concluding service. Beulah Baptist Church is located at 1454 E. 100th. Street in the city of Los Angeles. Dr. Robert L. Taylor, Pastor.

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Compton, CA May 28, 2013 - Apostle Hill, the first African-American staffed Chaplin to work for the Union Rescue Mission and national and internationally requested speaker and instructor, headed a multi-million dollar state-ofthe-art building project that now houses the Love and Unity Christian Fellowship family. Apostle Hill is also the host of National television Broadcast “Food for Your Soul with Apostle Ronald C. Hill” which airs on TBN’s, The Church Channel on Tuesdays at 5:30 PM PST and Fridays at 3:30 PM PST. Food for your Soul is

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also on local Compton Access Wednesdays and Thursdays @ 4pm, also on Fridays @ 6pm. Starting with only 5 members, the church now ministers to a membership of 3500+. Consecrated as an Apostle in December 2010, Pastor Hill is the overseer of a fellowship of churches and ministerial alliance nationally incorporated as Kingdom Harvest Christian Alliance. “We are excited to present our second Holy Convocation 2013, “Releasing the Kingdom of God by Faith” 1 Corinthians 4:20 and 2:4,5. Holy Convocation 2013 begins Tuesday, June 18th through

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Sunday, June 23rd. Guest speakers and psalmist include: Apostle John Eckhardt (Chicago, IL), Pastor Marvin Winans (Detroit, MI), Dr. Bill Winston (Forest Park, IL), Bishop Anne Gimenez (Virginia Beach, VA), Dr. Jim Reeve (West Covina, CA), Apostle Ronald C. Hill, Maurette Brown Clark, Kurt Karr Singer Vonnie Lopez, Kevin Henderson and Redefined, William Murphy (Atlanta, GA), Daniel Johnson (Houston, TX) and Melonie Daniels (New York, NY). On Saturday, June 22nd the Music and Worship Arts Ministry will present a Workshop, which in-

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cludes a musician’s lab at 10am with Clinician’s Melonie Daniels and NewBreed Singer, Daniel Johnson. Registration is only $20.00, which includes materials, sessions and lunch. Register at www.khcaonline. org Saturday will include a special event for Pastors and Spouses. A Pastoral Breakfast has been scheduled with guest speaker Dr. Jim Reeve and his wife Pastor Marguerite. Lunch will be held at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Carson, CA. Please registeratkhcaonline.org. Continued On Page 5

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YOUTH WEEK AT PRAISE CITY-2013

DR. J. BENJAMIN HARDWICK

Dr. J. Benjamin Hardwick, the Senior Pastor of Praises of Zion M.B.C., and The Youth

and Young Adult Dept. joyfully announces the celebration of Youth Week=2013, beginning June 9th, 3:30 pm, with a Grand Musical directed by Brother Malcolm Williams of Chicago, Illinois, followed with a powerful Youth Revival conducted by Rev. Michael Fisher, Pastor, Greater Zion Church Family. The revival commences June 11th, 12th, and 13th, at 7:00 pm. The theme is: “CHRIST FIRST” (John 8:12) We are located at

8222 S. San Pedro St., in Los Angeles, Ca. You may reach us at (323) 750-1033 for further information. Without question, Brother Malcolm is a favorite of both young and old alike here at Praises of Zion. We all know him to be a musically gifted young Christian man who has a very special and wonderful way of working with the young people. Whenever he is in the city, you do not want to miss a chance to see and hear him. He has the

ability to place his focus on helping those interested in the music ministry discover the spiritual aspects of ministering through music, as well as creatively helping music ministries maintain Gospel music. Plan to join us as Brother Malcolm takes us on an incredible musical praise and worship experience. Remember to always put “CHRIST FIRST” in your life, and keep a song in your heart. Young people, as believers, we must acknowledge the

fact that Jesus is the light that has come into the world, and it is impossible for anyone who “puts Him first”, and has faith in Him to dwell in darkness. Jesus is the light that gives off light, and because of your faith in Christ you are a reflection of that light itself. Believers are similar to a flashlight chasing out the darkness of this world. Might I warn you to periodically check your batteries and Continued On Page 5

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Youth Excited for Christ!

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30th Anniversary The Children and Youth of Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church are excited about their upcoming Conference. This weekend of praise will begin Friday, June 7, 2013, from 6:15p.m.-9:00p.m. and will continue on Saturday June 8, 2013 from 8:00am.-12:00pm. The theme for this spiritual

weekend is: “Christian Children and Youth Not Ashamed to Persevere Through Faith, Prayer and Confidence” reference scriptures; Psalm 25:2, Psalm 27:1and 3, Romans 1:16, and Ephesians 6:18. Adults, as well as Children and Youth are invited to come out and have their lives spiritually en-

riched through classes, workshops, praise and testimony. The conference will culminate on Sunday, June 9, 2013, with Children & Youth Day and the 30th Anniversary of Children’s Church. The Speaker for the 8:00am service will be Bro. Devin Bradford and the speaker for the 11:00am service will

be Sis. Brianna Moore, both serve faithfully as Officers in the Youth Ministries and are outstanding High School students. The weekend will culminate with the highly anticipated and gifted Children & Youth Musical at 4:00p.m under the direction of Sis. Seminolia Lamar. Come One, Come All

and experience a spiritually rich time, witnessing “Children & Youth, Not Ashamed to Persevere through Faith, Prayer, and Confidence”! The Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church is located at 5300 S. Denker Ave. Los Angeles, California 90062 under the leadership of the honorable Rev., Dr. Solomon L. Drake.

Upcoming Events from NEW MT. CALVARY M.B.C. The New Mount Calvary Church Family is excited to share and invite the community at-large to several dynamic Worship services and events in the month of June. Come and join in on the powerful praise, anointed worship, and a transformational experience. June 3, 2013-“Be unceasing in prayer [praying perseveringly]” 1 Thessalonians 5:17. Pastor Sonja R. Dawson and the New Mt. Calvary Church Family invite you to join us

for our monthly Church Wide Prayer Meeting at 7:00 p.m. Our prayer meeting is held every first Monday of each month and is open to the community at-large. June 7-8, 2013- The Women’s Department of New Mt. Calvary will host their Annual Christian Woman I Am (CWIA) Conference, Hilton Irvine. There will be dynamic presentations, faith-building seminars, worship, and celebration. Our featured speakers will be Rev. Dr. Najuma Smith-Pollard, Christ Our Re-

deemer AMEC and Rev. Terriline Cleveland, Gideon Baptist Church, Tucson, AZ. This will be a life-changing event. June 9, 2013- The Children’s Ministry will celebrate Children’s Day during the 10:45 a.m. Worship service. During this time, we will be uplifted in song, worship, and creative drama by the children of NMC. This is also Family and Friend’s Day, so share these moments with the ones you love. Men’s Season at the MountWe will be acknowledging

and celebrating Men of God throughout the entire month of June. Our Men’s Season events include: Saturday, June 15- Daddy and “Me” Breakfast at 9:00 a.m. Sunday, June 16- Celebrating the Power of Praying Fathers (Worship Services 7:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m.) Friday, June 21-Pre Men’s Day Musical at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 23- Men’s Day (Worship services at 7:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 3:30 p.m. SAVE THE DATE - It’s happening AGAIN and it’s time

to get ready for the 5th Sunday Young and Young Adult Worship Xperience on Sunday, June 30 during our 10:45AM Worship service. There will be radical Praise, Worship, and the Word. Pastor’s Bible StudyAre you looking to be encouraged, empowered, and equipped? If so, join Pastor Sonja Dawson for her all new teaching series, SPIRITUAL WARFARE: BIBLIContinued On Page 4

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ONE FAITH FELLOWSHIP’S NUGGETS FOR THE SOUL WOUNDED AMONG US.... There are people who have visible wounds; broken legs, bandaged heads, arms and feet.  Then, there are the emotionally wounded. The state of our internal being will manifest in our external being and in our actions. While submission to Jesus Christ and His Word will produce healing in one’s mind and spirit; those who choose not to submit are void of the healing He offers. Because of our own childhood and current experiences, abuses of all kind, our selfcenteredness, emotional lack, satanic attacks and the like, it is difficult for us to give others what they need from us. Continued From Page 3 NEW MT. CALVARY....

CAL TRUTH FOR VICTORY every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. New Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church is located at 402 E. El Segundo Blvd. Los Angeles, California 90061. For more information, including general Worship service times and directions, please contact our Church office at (310) 324-0644. You may also send us an email at newmtcalvary@ newmtcalvary.org or visit us online at www.newmtcalvary. org Sis. Bridon Hale and Min. Dawnesha K. Beaver - Public Relations Dept. Rev. Dr. Sonja R. Dawson- Pastor Rev. Dr. Lonnie Dawson- Founder

All Pastors Please Read “Nationwide Prayer Call” Pastor Robert Taylor of the Beulah Baptist Church would like to extend an invitation to all Pastors to join him each Saturday evening at 7:00 p.m. (PST) in prayer on a nationwide prayer call designed to inspire and encourage Pastors. This prayer effort was inspired by Apostle Jerry Howard of Katy, TX who serves as the facilitator. To join in please dial (218) 339-3600 using the access code of 873039#.

Unfortunately, because of the pain in each of us, others who are wounded or ignored, unloved, disrespected are voided of concern and care. Due to increased life pressures; we have many distressed people in the world and the number of the mentally challenged is increasing. Each of us suffers in some form or another and are included in “The Wounded Among Us”. Sadly, instead of seeking the help needed; we learn how to mask our wounds and to appear as though all is well when actually it is not.    We often forget that even people in the Body of Christ who love the Lord and mean well,

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are still on the path of maturing and overcoming “issues” in their own lives. There is NOTHING WORSE THAN CHURCH-HURT; that is inflicted by those who them-

selves are wounded. As a result of being hurt, some people have left “The Faith”; turning their backs on Jesus. However, we must be mindful of Romans 14:12-So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God. We must be so committed to the Lord and not allow anyone or anything to turn us around. Because of these lifetime commitments, there will be Wounded Christians who are bandaged up; but yet determined to hop, crawl, limp, drag and to do whatever it takes to honor their commitment to the Lord. Thanks be to the God of Psalms 147:3-NLT- He heals the brokenhearted and ban-

dages their wounds. The Lord heals our wounds of guilt as well as our wounds of pain. Because there are “The Wounded Among Us; we must adhere to Romans 14:13-  Let us not therefore judge one another anymore: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block or an occasion to fall in [his] brother’s way. We are also told in Mark 9:22- And whosoever shall offend one of [these] little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone was hanged about his neck, and he was cast into the Continued On Page 14

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WHAT’S GOING ON AT HOLY ROCK? OUR ANNUAL CHILDREN’S DAY JUNE 8 & 9, 2013 Holy Rock Baptist Church has chosen as the theme for our Annual Children’s Days, “Let the Children of Zion be Joyful in Their King.” (Psalms 149:2) We are inviting all children and their parents in the Holy Rock and surrounding

communities to celebrate our children at a: PLAY DAY on Saturday, June 8th from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. We will have a “Jumping Jack”, free hot dogs, chips and sodas. WORSHIP SERVICE on Sunday, June 9th at 11:00 a.m. All children and

their parents are urged to join the Holy Rock Family in praising the Lord by having fun and lifting up His name. Prayerful planning has gone into making June 8th and June 9th spirit-filled celebrations. Join us, and your souls will be blessed!

Rev. Lehman L. Johnson is the Pastor of Holy Rock Baptist Church. It is located at 11009 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles 90061. Telephones: 323-779-0583 or 323-2945284. Sis. Jo-Ann L. Johnson is the Publicity Coordinator.

Pilgrim’s Hope Announces MID-WEEK BIBLE STUDY The Pilgrim’s Hope Bible Church family will engage in Mid-Week Bible Study beginning Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The study hour will be held from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 p.m. We extend an invitation to you, or brothers and sisters in Christ and to those who may not know Christ as their per-

sonal Savior to join us each Wednesday. Come prepared to learn from the Word of God. Our teacher will be our very own Pastor Joe L. Smith Jr., who is very capable to expound from the scriptures and help us to understand what “thus said the Lord”. Other selected teachers from our Christian Education Depart-

ment may be teaching on designated Wednesdays. The church family is also engaged in fasting and prayer each Wednesday of the month and will be carried out the remainder of the year. The teaching of the Word also goes forth each second and fourth Sunday of the month through our WordUp Bible Study hour which

is held at 8:30 a.m. So please join us in the hour the spirit of God leads you to participate. Our Morning Worship Service begins at 9:45 a.m. We’d love to see you. We’re located at 7016 S. Compton Avenue Los Angeles CA Joe L. Smith., Pastor/Teacher. Sis. Rose Harris, reporting.

Park Windsor Baptist Church Women’s Conference July 12 & 13, 2013 Park Windsor Baptist Church is excited to announce our Women’s Conference, “Praying Women Believing Christ Paving the Way” on Friday, July 12 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, July13, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. On Friday

evening, men, women, boys, and girls are invited to hear Dr. Sonja Dawson, Pastor of New Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, give an inspired message from the theme scripture, Ruth 1:16. Saturday morning, July 13, begins with a continental

breakfast followed by workshops for women and girls and lunch. The pre-registration for this great conference is $35, and registration on Saturday, July 13, is $40. For more information, see the church website www.parkwindsor-

baptistchurch.com or call the church at 323-756-3966. Park Windsor Baptist Church is located at 1842 W. 108th St. The pastor is Rev. Terrell Taylor. The conference coordinator is Sister Lisa Glenny.

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH NEEDS CHILDREN’S CHOIR DIRECTOR/MUSICIAN Trinity Baptist Church is seeking a Director/Musician for the Children’s Choir, ages 6 thru 12. Must have experience in vocal training and

directing a children’s choir, knowledge of and ability to teach, train and direct the children to sing a variety of sacred

music, including Hymns, Spirituals, Gospel and Contemporary Christian Music. Candidate must be available for

rehearsals and scheduled worship service. Please submit resume by mail, fax or e-mail to: Trinity Baptist Church Music

Department – 2040 West Jefferson Blvd., LOS Angeles, Calif. 90018 – (323) 735-0219 (fax) or trinitybaptistc@sbcglobal.net

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THE POWER OF THE TOUNGE

PASTOR DESMOND PRINGLE

Isaiah 50:4 reads, “The Sovereign LORD has given me a well-instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being instructed.” That was the New International Version’s translation. The King James

Version calls it the “tongue of the learned”. There is a learning that is not institutionalized and that has nothing to do with academia. This learning is predicated upon the leading of the Holy Spirit. The aforementioned scripture indicates that he is committed to giving us what to say on a daily basis. Glory to God!   Last week I was dealing with some business transactions that were absolutely beyond frustrating. All of the corresponding negative emotions that come with the energy of frustration were bombarding me simultaneously. Then I actually verbalized these words, “I am frustrated!” As soon as I uttered the statement the Holy Spirit convicted me and he said, do not say that rather say, “I am

full of joy and I have the victo- potent. The verse goes on to ry!” I repented for those words read, “and they that love it of death recanted that state- shall eat the fruit thereof.” You ment, and repeated the pow- are what you eat. When I beerful words of life - “I am full gan to eat my words - I am full of joy and I have the victory!” of joy and I have the victory I Immediately my personal en- became joyful and victorious. vironment changed. Let me be Solutions, strategies, and remclear. The contributing factors edies began to fill my mind. to the frustration did not dis- The peace of God began to sipate or subside. As a matter flood my soul. It was as if the of fact at press time they still sun broke through a dark exist. They have not changed, rainy sky and dried up all the but I have. My peace is in tact rain as it were. I want to enand the outlook and trajec- courage today to stop saying tory of how I am to handle and what you have and start havdeal with the issues at hand are ing what you say. Reconstruct in my possession all because your reality with the fruit of I changed my confession.   your lips. When you begin Proverbs 18:21 indicates that to see your words as powerdeath and life are in the power ful constructs that frame the of the tongue. This part of the walls and atmosphere of your verse is commonly quoted. world and personal space But the second half is just as you will be more inclined to

$30. On Thursday and Friday from 9-12 a.m., Heritage features a Youth Arts Festival of all the musical arts with mentoring, jam sessions, singing, dancing, drumming, and rapping. On each of these days starting at 1:00 p.m., Rodney

Teal leads the Heritage Mass Choir in rehearsal of selected new songs written by Conference participants. At 3:00 p.m., V. Michael McKay will conduct new music from his pen. HMF Satellite Chapters Business will also meet each

day, with representatives from Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Beaumont, Tex., Houston, Tex., Washington, D.C., New Orleans, La., and Detroit, Mich. Full registration is $105.00. For details, call (310) 674-1903; or register online at www.hmfgospel.com.

ably because of the great power source, Jesus Christ. Always be aware that you young people will encounter many different types of people daily, who are in diverse situations and circumstances, and who are in

dire need of Jesus. Shed some light on the subject, and encourage them to put “CHRIST FIRST”. Yes, young lady, young man, you can make a positive impact on a stranger’s life by becoming a living witness

for Christ. Tell them to follow Jesus, and they will have the light that gives life! To God be the glory! Dr. J. Benjamin Hardwick, Senior Pastor, Sister Cheryl Roach, Youth & Young Adult Director, and Sister Clarice Holmes, Reporter.

allow the Holy Spirit to give you a well instructed tongue. Our humanity is super sensitive to the environment. But the word of the Lord is nigh thee, even in your mouth and that is what we must allow to be our conversation. There is power in the word of the Lord and your tongue and voice are the tools that he uses to articulate his word. Just as he did me the Holy Spirit will convict and correct wrong speech and give us what to say. Be encourage to allow the life of God to be superimposed upon dead places and spaces in your life by remaining in a posture of hearing the word of the Lord with respect to what he would have you to say. Rewrite the script of your reality one word at a time. Grace and Peace!

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up the week with the Annual Breakfast and Fashion Show 8-12 a.m. with music by conference guests and Dr. Douroux’s Founder’s Message at 8:00 a.m. This is held at Regency West, 3339 West 43rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90008. Tickets for this prestige occasion are only Continued From Page 3

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The youth and young adults gathering will take place in the Café@theBAC on the campus of headquarters at 6pm on Saturday. The Theme of the night is “SCANDAL” with artist Melonie Daniels, Daniel Johnson, Rap Artist TRAXX and open mic poetry session and talk show panel. Dollar menu will be available. HOLY CONVOCATION 2013 culminates at 4:00pm, June 23rd with an Official Holy Day Service with Sandy Beamon and the KHCA Mass Choir, special guest, Psalmist Melonie Daniels and the word from Overseer, Apostle Ronald C. Hill, Sr. Services held nightly during the week at 7pm at Love and Unity Christian Fellowship, headquarters for Kingdom Harvest Christian Alliance.” says spokesperson for KHCA. (www.khcaonline.org or info@khcaonline. org) Love and Unity Christian Fellowship, headquarters for Kingdom Harvest Christian Alliance, is located at 1840 S. Wilmington Avenue; Compton, CA 90220. (One block north of the 91 Freeway) For more information please call 310.604.5900 or 424.213.7711 (www.khcaonline.org) Contact: Angela C. Hill Public Relations/Events 310 604-5900x111info@khcaonline.org www.khcaonline.org

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GIVE THANKS Bible Background • Isaiah 12 Printed Text • Isaiah 12 Devotional Reading • Psalm 92:1-8

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By the end of the lesson, we will: UNDERSTAND that we should praise God for His mighty deeds; EXPRESS a willingness to praise God; and OFFER praises to Him for His mighty deeds.

Isaiah 12:1 And in that day thou shalt say, O Lord, I will praise thee: though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou

comfortedst me. 2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation. 3 Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation. 4 And in that day shall ye say, Praise the Lord, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted. 5 Sing unto the Lord; for he hath done excellent things: this is known in all the earth. 6 Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.

IN FOCUS Isaac Watts (1674-1748) was an English pastor, preacher, poet and hymn writer who wrote as many as 600 hymns, including the ever-popular “Joy to the World.” Although this hymn—based on Psalm 98 and first published in 1719—is sung primarily during the Christmas season, a careful reading of the of the hymn reveals that Pastor Watts was not actually alluding to the birth of Christ in the hymn but rather the Christ’s millennial reign. Consider these two of the four verses: Joy to the world, the Savior reigns! Let men their songs employ; While fields and floods, rocks, hills and plains Repeat the sounding joy, Repeat the sounding joy, Repeat, repeat, the sounding joy. He rules the world with truth and grace, And makes the nations prove The glories of His righteousness, And wonders of His love, And wonders of His love, And wonders, wonders, of His love. In His first coming, Christ did not come to rule the world with truth and grace. He came to seek and to serve the lost. When He returns, He will rule and reign. God gave Isaiah a vision of that time, and the prophet penned this beautiful psalm of praise that looks ahead and glorifies that great day. THE PEOPLE, PLACES AND TIMES The Prophets. God commissioned the prophets to fulfill a particular role—to be “servants of the Lord.” The prophets conveyed God’s message to men and women as such, they had special abilities to carry out their tasks: As “interpreters,” they explained God’s acts; as “seers,” they saw what was hidden from others; and as mouthpieces, they voiced God’s truth. The prophets encouraged God’s people to trust in God alone and not to bow before human strength or military power. They firmly believed that God is the almighty ruler of the universe, the moral governor of the world and the covenant of Israel. He controls all things for the good of those who love Him. Therefore, God’s people should obey Him and not fear the empty threats of men. The prophets encouraged God’s faithful people regarding the future. Moses had prophesied that God would cut off His people and send them into exile (Leviticus 26; Deuteronomy 28). Yet they received encouragement from God. Exile was not the end for them because God would restore His faithful people, and through them, He would send the Messiah (see, for example, Isaiah 51:11; 54:10). BACKGROUND The great reign of Christ on earth (Revelation 20:1-6) is referred to as the “millennium,” meaning a thousand years (mille is Latin for “thousand” and annus is the Latin word for “year”). Many Old Testament prophets, including Isaiah, predicted this 1,000-year period. The prophet Isaiah said, “The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Won-

derful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” (9:6, NLT). Isaiah also prophesied: “In that wonderful day when the Lord gives his people rest from sorrow and fear, from slavery and chains” (14:3, NLT). Of course, Isaiah was not the only prophet who was blessed with a vision of the reign of Christ on earth. The prophet Micah was given a glimpse of that time and joyfully wrote, “Everyone will live in peace and prosperity, enjoying their own grapevines and fig trees, for there will be nothing to fear. The Lord of Heaven’s Armies has made this promise!” (Micah 4:4, NLT). Zechariah, another Old Testament seer who served in Jerusalem after the exile as both priest and prophet, also looked forward to that great day and wrote: “And the Lord will be king over all the earth. On that day there will be one Lord—his name alone will be worshiped” (Zechariah 14:9, NLT). IN DEPTH 1. Praise the Lord (Isaiah 12:1-3) Imagine a single day in which no one dies, no one gets sick, no war is waged, no crime is committed, every belly is full and all hearts are filled with joy and peace. Since the beguiling in the garden of Eden, not only has there never been one single day like this but not one single moment. Yet our Lord encourages us to anticipate not just one such day but also many glorious days. At that time all the effects of sin such as poverty and pain, death and destruction, and selfishness and sorrow will be completely eliminated. Isaiah looked at this day and his heart overflowed with song and praise for the Lord. Isaiah compared the return of the people of Judah to the exodus experience at the end of chapter 11: “like as it was to Israel in the day that he came up out of the land of Egypt” (Isaiah 11:16). At that time, Moses and the Israelites sang a beautiful song exalting God’s greatness and praising Him for His victory over their oppressors. In the future reign of Christ, God’s people will again praise Him for the final restoration of Israel and unification of His divided and scattered church. “In that day” (12:1), the unified church of Jew and Gentile with one voice will say, “I will praise (Him).” Isaiah was so sure of the fulfillment of this promise from God that he composed this song of praise thousands of years before its future fulfillment. He praises God for His great love, which causes God to turn away His anger toward disobedient people and instead bless them with divine favor. When we call out to Him in sorrow and repentance, He not only turns away from judgment; He becomes a source of comfort. His awesome power comforts those in danger. His omnipresence consoles the lonely. His infinite love is a comfort to all who seek Him, and His

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faithfulness comforts all that trust Him. On that day, all God’s people will say with wonder, “Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid” (v. 2). He not only has saved us, but He continually rescues us from the perils of life and death through the wisdom of His Word, the indwelling presence of His Spirit and the unceasing intercession of our Great High Priest, Jesus Christ. Because we are surrounded inside and out and defended in the physical and the spiritual, we can trust and not be afraid. Trust implies three things: security, confidence and hope. We are secure in our knowledge of God’s infinite love for us. We have absolute confidence in God’s ability to meet every need, overcome every obstacle and guide us along paths of right living. So rather than dwelling in the trials of today, we look forward in hope to the triumphs of tomorrow. Yes, “the Lord Jehovah is my strength” (v. 2b). In all things, God’s people are more than conquerors because we depend on strength greater than our own (see Romans 8:31-37). As God declared to the prophets of old, He proclaims to His people today and into all eternity, “It is not by force nor by strength, but by my Spirit” (Zechariah 4:6, NLT). Because we can depend on His strength, our hearts are merry and they burst forth, “singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, making music to the Lord in your hearts” (Ephesians 5:19, NLT). 2. Sing and Shout to the Lord (vv. 4-6) What’s in a name? In today’s modern Western world, people tend to be concerned with how a name sounds rather than with what it means. This was not true of the ancient biblical world. In those days, parents’ names for their children would reflect the future they hoped for their children, the character they desired for them, or maybe something that occurred during the birth of their children. As it is with the children of those ancient parents, the name of the Lord is packed with meaning. God’s name signifies His eternality, His infinite presence and the holiness of His character. In that day when Christ reigns on the earth, people will express their heartfelt gratitude for their deliverance from the defeated kingdom of darkness to the kingdom of His dear Son. They will express this gratitude by calling on His name, making His exploits known to the world and proclaiming that His name is to be exalted. The Holy One’s presence among His people will cause them to sing of His glorious deeds and shout for joy. What a glorious time that will be when all God’s people can shout out in complete victory: “‘The world has now become the Kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ, and he will reign forever and ever’” (Revelation 11:15, NLT). SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES 1. What two acts did God perform that caused Isaiah’s heart to burst forth in praise (Isaiah 12:1)?

2. Aside from praising God with his lips, what three acts did Isaiah promise to perform in gratitude to God (v. 4)? DISCUSS THE MEANING Contemplation of God’s goodness to us serves two vital purposes: First, it causes us to take our minds off the things that trouble us and focus our attention on how blessed we are. Secondly, and most importantly, it brings joy and comfort to our hearts that causes us to sing and shout praises to His name. LESSONS IN OUR SOCIETY How do you demonstrate your thankfulness to God? Isaiah expressed his gratitude by being both active and inactive. In his inactivity, he got alone with God, shut out the world and thanked Him. In his activity, he sang songs of praise to God and made Him known to others. We live in a time that features an avalanche of information and activities—so much that our fast pace can distract us from taking the time to be thankful. What can you change so that you can come before God with thanksgiving? Follow the Spirit What God wants me to do: Remember Your Thoughts Special insights I have learned: MORE LIGHT ON TEXT Isaiah 12 1 And in that day thou shalt say, O Lord, I will praise thee: though thou wast angry with me, thine

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Daily Bible Readings MONDAY Giving Thanks Is Good (Psalm 92:1-8) TUESDAY Coming into God’s Presence with Thanksgiving (Psalm 95:1-7) WEDNESDAY Remembering God’s Wonderful Works (1 Chronicles 16:8-13) THURSDAY Giving Thanks and Praise to God (1 Chronicles 29:10-18) FRIDAY Receiving God’s Goodness with Thanksgiving (1 Timothy 4:1-5) SATURDAY Where Are the Other Nine? (Luke 17:11-19) SUNDAY Giving Thanks to the Lord (Isaiah 12) NOTE: RTP will always print Daily Bible Readings when the lesson has them available. If unavailable we will not print them

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anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me. The context of this hymn of praise, written by Isaiah, is climactic in that it comes on the heels of the prophetic description of the Messiah in Isaiah 11. Some scholars suggest that this short chapter is derived from two brief psalms of thanksgiving, outlined in vv. 1-2 and vv. 3-6. George Buttrick, et al., state that Isaiah 12 “forms a ‘lyrical epilogue’ to the first main division of the book” (253) of Isaiah (Isaiah 1-12), sometimes referred to as “First Isaiah.” It appears that this song of praise also has an echo, as Moses used some of the same phraseology when God delivered the Children of Israel from the hands of the Egyptians at the Red (or “reed”) Sea (see Exodus 15). Although the date and origin of this song cannot be established, it is clear that Isaiah was thankful for the blessing of Yahweh and the power to deliver His people. In Isaiah 12:1, the phrase “that day” comes from the Hebrew word yowm (yome) and conveys the idea of a specific point of time and history. Another way to say this would be “on the Day of the Lord.” Scripture is replete with references regarding the “Day of the Lord” (see Isaiah 2:12-22; Ezekiel 13:5; 2 Peter 3:10; Revelation 16:14). Thus, it would appear that Isaiah is referring to the millennial period when God regathers His people into Zion (i.e., New Jerusalem; see Revelation 21:1-8; 22:1-5). Notice, in Isaiah 12:1, that there shall be a declaration among God’s people (“thou shalt say”) to make mention of the goodness of God. Every person who has been affected by the Lord’s mercy is called to tell publicly of His lovingkindness in a form of praise. This particular Hebrew word for “praise” is yadah (yaw-DAW), and some of its meanings include: “to speak out, confess, sing, and give thanks.” Essentially, yadah gives the idea of the acknowledgment of sin, and the public joy of the nature and work of God to deliver us from that

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sin. A secondary implication of this Hebrew verb is the expression of thanks to God by way of praising Him. The word “bless” would also be a good translation for yadah, as believers’ praise should always lead to giving thanks for God’s work on their behalf. Though praise is “corporate” in nature, here Isaiah affirmed that it must be an individual act of faith (“I will praise . . .”). Isaiah also acknowledged that God had been annoyed and infuriated with His people because their sin was so grievous and pervasive (see Isaiah 1:2-31; also 2:5-5:30). The Hebrew word for “angry” (‘anaph, aw-NAF) illustrates anger as expressed through nostrils flared in exasperation. Indeed, a “sinning believer” would likely yield greater irritation from God, the name of Christ, and the church. Yet, Isaiah has made known to both his audience (and us) that God’s compassion for His people is always evident, as His wrath and fury has subsided. God demonstrates His comfort and care for those who trust Him. The Hebrew word for “comfort” is nacham (naw-KHAM) and some of its meanings include “having pity, compassion, and consolation.” It is interesting that most of the references in the Old Testament to nacham speak of God “repenting” or changing His mind (for example, see Genesis 6:6-7; 1 Samuel 15:11; Jonah 3:9-10). However, a thorough understanding of nacham helps us see that like a mother who comforts her children (Isaiah 66:13), God also comforts His people (see Psalm 71:21). His compassion for Israel always “overflows” (see Hosea 11:8, NLT). As the church of Jesus Christ, and the “Israel of God” (see Galatians 6:16), we should thank God that we are recipients of His comfort today. 2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation. 3 Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation. As we come to the second, and final, stanza of the first hymn (and the first verse of

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the second song), the writer decisively affirmed the nature of God as “El Yəshuw`ah” (ale yesh-OO-aw), “One who saves, delivers, provides prosperity, rescues, and destroys enemies.” In both the Old and New Testaments, this phrase has a very strong spiritual meaning. As Jehovah is the God of our salvation (see Psalm 68:18-20), He brings forgiveness of sin (Luke 1:77) and the destruction of Satan’s kingdom from the lives of His people (1 John 3:8). In the New Testament, the Greek word Yəshuw`ah was the name given to Jesus Christ by the angel Gabriel (see Matthew 1:21; Luke 1:31) and witnesses that God and Jesus are the same. Peter declared to the religious leaders: “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved” (Acts 4:12). And, the apostle Paul made clear, “For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Thessalonians 5:9). For Isaiah, El Yəshuw`ah provided two specific benefits: trust and confidence (“I will not fear . . .”). The Hebrew word for “trust” (batach, bawTAKH) literally means, “to feel safe and secure in God and depend solely upon Him for our protection” (see Isaiah 26:3), while the idea of “not (being) afraid” is “to cease from terror, dread, anxiety or fear.” Why? Because we have a God who has “become” (Heb. hayah, haw-yaw) salvation for all who trust Him. The context of 12:2 is significant because God is spoken of three times: God (El Yəshuw`ah); Lord Jehovah (Yahh-Yeh-ho-vah); and “become my salvation” (hayah Yəshuw`ah). This reveals the timelessness and self-existence of God. The key to the meaning of Jehovah/Yahweh is actually found in the verb hayah, as it speaks of “I AM THAT I AM” (see Exodus 3:14), or, as better translated, “I AM HE WHO IS,” or “I AM HE WHO EXISTS.” This is the one true God who is able to bring deliverance. No wonder Isaiah encouraged God’s people to sing! As stated earlier, this text also echoes Moses’ song of de-

liverance as the people exited the Reed Sea (literal name), stood on the other side of the shore, and witnessed firsthand God’s power to destroy Pharaoh and their Egyptian enemies (see Exodus 14:115:2). Moses’ song confirmed the strength of God and His determination to provide salvation for Israel in its darkest hour. He has the same determination for us today. Who wouldn’t want to praise a God like that? In 12:3, Isaiah connected the two “songs” with the word “therefore.” Often, this word gives the connotation “as a result” or “for this reason,” and perhaps we can ascertain the basis of that connection. Just as God brought Israel from the waters of the Reed Sea through to salvation, God also makes available the “water” of salvation for those whose trust is in Him. The image of “draw(ing) water from the wells of salvation” (Isaiah 12:3, NKJV) is intriguing. Raymond Brown, et al., suggest that this particular scene of the well is played out in Deborah’s song after Jael killed Sisera and Barak pursued and destroyed Jabin, the king of Canaan (see Judges 5:11). Author Merrill Unger affirms that it points toward Israel’s deliverance from the hands of Egypt (318; see Exodus 15:1-21). Adam Clarke’s Commentary on the Bible concludes that the ancient Jews “seemed to have applied it to the times of Messiah. On the last day of the Feast of Tabernacles they fetched water in a golden pitcher from a fountain of Shiloah” near Mount Zion, joyful all along. “They brought it through the water gate into the Temple, mixed it with wine,” and poured the mixture onto the sacrifice on the altar (Clarke, 573). They seemed to have adopted this custom as an emblem of future blessings, for it was not ordained in the Law of Moses. Although we see it in Isaiah, this song does not have a direct benefit with the Mosaic dispensation; the characterization seems more in line with the church than with ancient Israel. Jesus used this same word play in the New Testament as He shared with the woman at the well (see John 4:7-14) and at the Feast of Tabernacles

(John 7:37-39). Jesus established that the well of living water depicts the overflowing of the Holy Spirit. When we think of the power of God’s Spirit resonating through our lives and the benefits of salvation— eternal life God has guaranteed all believers whose trust and confidence is in Him, “perfect peace” in every circumstance; see Isaiah 26:112—we can’t help but praise God! 4 And in that day shall ye say, Praise the Lord, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted. 5 Sing unto the Lord; for he hath done excellent things: this is known in all the earth. Isaiah continued his reference to “that day,” an indication when all God’s people shall gather (see Revelation 7:11-17); and salvation will be complete (see 2 Corinthians 6:2), as God’s people pronounce “praises” to their God. Here, the Hebrew word is yadah (yaw-DAW), and it means to exult God with music, such as a song of praise, or a celebratory hymn for the glory and honor that is due Him. In the New Testament, Paul encourages us to sing and make a spontaneous melody in our hearts to the Lord (see Ephesians 5:19), and in Psalm 33, the writer David tells us that we are to sing and praise God with a new song (33:3). Isaiah instructed those who belong to God to call upon the Lord (12:4). The Hebrew word for “call” is qara’ (kaw-RAW), and there are several ideas conveyed with this definition, including: “to cry aloud, proclaim, roar, preach, summon, implore, declare a name, summon someone important, or praise and celebrate with a loud voice.” As we look closely at Isaiah 12:4, all of these definitions could be inserted in this verse, as Israel is called to speak loudly and confidently of God’s saving grace for His people so that His name will be lifted among the nations (see also Psalm 34:3; 145:4-6). In what manner does Isaiah persuade the people to praise and exalt the Lord’s

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REV. SONJA DAWSON., Senior Pastor REV. LONNIE DAWSON, SR., Founder (1962-2010) Sun. Worship ........................................... 7:30 & 10:45 A.M. Sun. School/Bible Study ....................................... 9:30 A.M. Communion Serv. (1st Sun.) ....................7:30 & 10:45 A.M. Noon Pray/Mtg/Bible Study (Wed) ........................... 12 P.M. “Wed. Night Live” ....... Prayer Meeting Bible Study & Book Studies ... 7:00 P.M.

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REV. LOVESTER ADAMS, SR., PASTOR Sunday School ..................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship Service ... 11:00 A.M. Mid-Wk. Prayer (Wed.) ......... 7:00 P.M.

NEW COMMANDMENT M.B.C.

15548 Paramount Blvd. Paramount, CA 90723 PHONE: (562) 531-7703 FAX: (562) 529-5062 EMAIL: Praise15548@aol.com DR. REV. GRADY JONES, PASTOR SUNDAY: 9:15 A.M. Sunday School 11:00 A.M. ........... Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. Children’s Church (3rd, 4th, & 5th Sunday)

WEDNESDAY: 7:00 P.M., Prayer/Bible Study

The ROCK Christian Fellowship Build, Teach, Engage & Empower

Temporary Location @ Florence Bixby Elementary School 5251 E. Stearns, Long Beach, Ca 90815 Mailing Address 6285 E. Spring St. #223, LB 90808 (562) 597-7481 Fax (562) 597-6356 GREGORY SANDERS, SR., PASTOR www.THEROCKTODAY.com Morning Worship ................... 10:00 A.M.


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BOBBY T. NEWMAN JR.

Pastor SERVICE TIMES: Concencration Period ........................................... 9:00 A.M. Sunday School ...................................................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship ................................................. 10:45 A.M. Evening Worship ................................................... 6:30 P.M. Wed. Prayer ...................................... 9:30 A.M. & 6:30 P.M.

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2040 W. Jefferson Blvd., - Los Angeles, CA 90018 Phone: (323) 735-0044 Fax: (323) 735-0219 E-Mail: Trinitybaptistc@sbcglobal.net WebSite: Trinitybaptistchurchla.org

REV. ALVIN TUNSTILL, JR., PASTOR

Sunday Worship Service ......................... 7:30 & 10:30 A.M. Church School ....................................................... 9:00 A.M. Broadcast (KJLH) - 102.3) .................................. 9:00 A.M. Prayer & Bible Study (Wed.).............. 12:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M.

JESUS IS THE ANSWER C.F. CHURCH 750 Alondra Blvd Carson, CA 90746 Phone: (310) 515-7209

DR. R. STANLEY HAYWOOD, PASTOR Sunday School .................... 9:00 A.M. Morning Worship ............... 10:00 A.M. Bible Study..(Wednesday)..... 7:00P.M.

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6614 SOUTH WESTERN AVE., LOS ANGELES, CA 90047

PHONE: (323) 753-3189 PASTOR (323) 753-3180

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Early Worship ....................................................... 8:00 A.M. Sunday School ..................................................... 9:40 A.M. Morning Worship ................................................. 11:00 A.M. Communion Service (1st Sun.) ............................. 5:00 P.M. Mid-Week Prayer Mtg. (Wed.) ............................... 7:00 P.M.

MT. ZION MISSIONARY B.C. 1300 EAST 50TH STREET LOS ANGELES, CA 90011 PHONE: (323) 235-2103 REV. EDWARD V. HILL II, PASTOR Consecration ....................................................... 9:45 A.M. Sunday School ...................................................10:00 A.M. Morning Worship ............................................... 11:45 A.M. Prayer (Wed.) ......................................... Noon & 6:30 P.M. Prayer/Bible Study (Wed.) .................................... 7:00 P.M

PROGRESSIVE COMMUNITY Missionary Baptist Church 3600 West Imperial Hwy. Inglewood, CA 90303

Phone: (323) 751-0502 www.theoneandonlywaymin.org - Website

TRUE FRIENDSHIP MISSIONARY B.C. 7901 South Van Ness Avenue Inglewood, CA 90305 Ph: (323) 750-7304 Fx. (323) 565-2894 REV. JAMES A. PERKINS, PASTOR Morning Worship ..... 8:00 A.M./10:45 A.M. Bible Adventure Hour ............... 9:30 A.M. Prayer & Praise/Bible Study (Tues.) 7:P.M. Youth Ministry (Wed.) ................ 6:30 P.M. Prayer & Praise/Bible Study (Thur.) 12 Noon

Long Beach CHRIST SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH 1471 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. Long Beach, CA 90813 Phone: (562) 599-3421 www.csbclb.org REV.WELTON PLEASANT II, PASTOR Sunday School ........................8:30 A.M. Morning Worship ................... 9:40 A.M. Midweek Prayer (Wed.) ........ 7:00 P.M.

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Dr. Herman C. Avery Jr., Ph.D, Pastor Sunday School .....................10:00 A.M. Morning Worship ................. 11:30 A.M. Wed. Prayer/Bible Study ........ 7:00P.M. 7010 S. Denver Ave., L.A.)

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LIBERTY TABERNACLE MINISTRIES 14725 South Gramercy Place Gardena, CA 90249 CHURCH: (310) 715-8400 Email Address: libertytabmin@sbcglobal.net

Worship Services ........9:30 & 11:30 A.M. Word Power/Bible Study (Wed.) 6:30 P.M. “I Care Ministry” (Sat.) .......... 9:45 A.M.

Dr. Michael Fisher Pastor

SERVICE TIMES: Sunday Worship ....Main Sanctuary.... 9:00 A.M. & 11:00 A.M. Evening Worship (Sun)....Main Sanctuary................. 6:00 P.M. Bible Study (Wed.) Little Zion Campus 12:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M.

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TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH

Dr. W. Jerome Fisher Senior Pastor

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“A Church Bible-Based, ChristCentered & Spirit Led” 12317 S. Wilmington Ave. Compt., CA 90222 Phone: (310) 631-0261 REV. KALVIN E. CRESSEL, SR., PASTOR/TEACHER Bible Institue (Sun.) ............. 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship ............... 10:45 A.M. Mission (Tues.) ................. 10:30 A.M. Teachers Mtg. (Tues.) ......... 6:30 P.M. Bible Study/Discipleship (Wed)7:00 P.M.

UNITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP 16133 S. Atlantic Ave., Compton, CA 90221 Office: (310) 604-0234 unitychristianfellowship@yahoo.com website: www.unitycf.org BISHOP JOHNNY R. WITHERS, JR., SENIOR PASTOR/TEACHER Sunday Morning Worship ................................9:30 A.M. Teaching Empowerment Night (Tuesday) 7:00 P.M.

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GOSPEL MEMORIAL C.O.G.I.C.

1480 Atlantic Ave., L.B., CA 90813 Phone: (562) 599-7389 BISHOP JOE L. EALY, PASTOR Sunday School ..................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 A.M. Evening Worship ................... 6:30 P.M. Wednesday Night Prayer ..... 7:00 P.M. Pastoral Teaching (Wed) ...... 7:30 P.M.

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NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH

1160 New York St. Long Beach, CA 90813 Ph. (562) 599-3509; Fx (562) 591-7314 REV. COLEMAN L HART, PASTOR Sunday School ......................... 8:45 A.M. Morning Worship .................... 10:30 A.M. Sun. Discipleship Training ........ 5:00 P.M. Mon. Night Men’s Bible Study .. 7:00 P.M. Tuesday (Mission) WMU .......... 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Youth Family Night 6:00 P.M. Wed. Night (Mid-Week) Prayer 7:00 P.M.

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los angeles BIBLE FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH

6915 S. Broadway Ave Phone: (323) 751-3532 (323) 751-7331 REV. DeSHAY L. WARD, SR PASTOR Sunday School ..................... 9:45 A.M. Morning Worship ................ 11:15 A.M. Prayer & Praise.. (Tues)..... 12:00 P.M. Choir Rehearsal ..(Thurs)..... 4:00 P.M. Bible Class ...(Thurs)............ 7:15 P.M.

AVENUE CHRISTIAN LOVE B.C. 7516 S. Central Ave., L.A., CA 90001 PHONE: (323) 587-1586 REV. HAROLD H. LEE, PASTOR

Early Morning Worship (Sun.). 8:00 A.M. Sunday School ........................ 9:15 A.M. Mid-Morning Worship ........... 11:00 A.M. Afternoon Service ................... 4:00 P.M. Mid-Week Bible Study (Wed.) .7:00 P.M. Prayer (Saturday) .................... 8:00 A.M.

BETHEL M.B.C. OF SOUTH L.A.

10905 S. Compt., Ave., L.A., CA 90059 Phone: (323) 566-5286/Fax: 566-3224 REGINALD POPE, DP.TH., PASTOR Worship ........... 8:00 A.M. & 11:00 A.M. Sun. School & Bible Train. .... 9:30 A.M. Evangelism/Prayer (Mon.) ..... 7:29 P.M. Prayer/Bible (Wed.) 11:30 AM/6:30 P.M. Radio KTYM-1460 AM ( Fri.).. 8:30 P.M. www.BethelSouthLA.org

CEDAR GROVE BAPTIST CHRCH

7623 8th Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90043 Phone: (323) 751-1121 Fax: (323)751-1122

REV. A.T. WILLIAMS SR. ORGANIZER REV. RODERIC BELL, PASTOR Sunday School ............................... 9:30 A.M. Sunday Morning Worship .............. 11:00 A.M. Bible Study/Prayer Mtg... (Thurs) .... 6:00 PM.

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10101 S. Avalon Blvd., L.A., CA 90003 Phone: (323) 756-4088 REV. LAMONTE KING, PASTOR Early Worship ........................ 8:00 A.M. Sunday School ...................... 9:05 A.M. Morning Worship ................. 10:30 A.M. Monday Bible Study ............... 7:00 P.M. Mdwk. Prayer (Wed.) ....... 12:00 NOON Mdwk. Pray/Bible Study (Wed) ... 7:P.M.

GOSPEL MISSION BAPTIST CHURCH

7301 So. Avalon, L.A., CA 90003 Phone/Fax: (323) 759-8087 REV. RAYMOND A. DENNIS, PASTOR Sunday School ..................... 9:00 A.M. Morning Worship ............... 10:30 A.M. Mission Mtg. (Wed.) ........ 12:00 Noon Bible Study/Prayer Mtg. (W) 7:00 P.M.

GRACE TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH

7017 Gramercy Place, LA Ca Phone: (323) 971-8192 Fax: (323) 750-5106 MIQUAIL BROADOUS, SENIOR PASTOR/TEACHER Sunday School ........................ 9:00A.M. Morning Worship .................. 10:00 A.M. Intercessory Prayer..(Wed.)..... 6:30 P.M. Wednesday Worship. (Wed).... 7:00 P.M.

GREATER MT. HERMON M.B.C.

2302 West 132nd St., L.A., CA 90059 Ph: 310-635-1958 FAX: 310-635-1938 REV. A.R. BILLINGLY Organizer/Builder REV. KENNETH A. HALL, PASTOR Sunday School ...................... 9:00 A.M. Morning Worship ................. 10:45 A.M. Evening Worship .................... 6:00 P.M. Mdwk. Prayer (Wed) 12 Noon/7:30 P.M.

EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH

4901 S. Avalon Blvd. L.A. Ca 90011

Ph: (323) 232-0398 Fx: (323) 232-7183 Email; ebc4901@sbcglobal.net

DR. KENNETH E. LITTLE, PASTOR Intercessory Prayer.............. 8:30 A.M. Sunday School ..................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship..................11:00 A.M.

Night Service . (2d & 4th Sun.) 7:00 P.M. Mdwk. Prayer/Bible Study (Wed) .7:00 P.M.

FAITH AND HOPE COMMUNITY CHURCH 344 West Florence Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90003 PHONE: (323) 753-6445 E-mail: faithhopecommunity@att.net REV. LA VELLE M. GATES

SENIOR PASTOR

Sunday School ...................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship .................. 11:00 A.M. Discipleship Ministry (Tues.) ... 7:00 P.M. Get In Shape Ministry (Wed.) ... 7:00 P.M.

FIRST BETHANY M.B.C 507 W. 49TH Street Los Angeles, CA 90037 PHONE: (323) 232-4421 REV. GREGORY D. McClain PASTOR Sunday School ...................... 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship .................. 10:30 A.M. Communion Serv. (1st Sun)....10:30 A.M Bible Study (Wed.) ................. 6:00 P.M. Mdwk. Prayer (Wed.) .............. 700 P.M.

FIRST ZION TRAVELERS Missionary Baptist Church

4715 South Normandie Los Angeles, CA 90037 Ph: (323) 296-2047; Fx. (323) 588-2854 Church Office: (323) 585-1048 E-mail: IBryantRN@aol.com DR. FRANK BRYANT, JR., PASTOR Sunday School ......... 9:30 - 10:30 A.M. Morning Worship ................. 11:00 A.M. Bible Study/Pray (Thurs) 11:30 A.M. - 1:P.M.

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GREATER MT. OLIVE B.C.

659 West Colden Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90044 Office: (323) 755-3201 REV. C. LAMAR SIMMONS PASTOR Sunday School ..................... 8:00 A.M. Morning Worship .................. 9:00 A.M. Prayer Meeting (Tues.) .......... 7:00 P.M.

GREATER NEW LIGHT B.C.

1154 E. 92nd Street Los Angeles, Ca 90002 Ph: (323) 567-1993 Fx: (323) 567-1407 E-mail: PastorPDRoss@aol.com DR. PATRICK D. ROSS, PASTOR Sunday School ...................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship Service ......11:00 A.M. Prayer....(Wed)........................7:00 P.M. Bible Study...(Wed)..................7:30 P.M. Prayer ....(Wed & (Fri)...9:00-10:00 A.M.

HOLY MISSION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1614 East 41st Street Los Angeles, CA 90011 PHONE: (940) 442-2972 Noah W. Payne, Pastor Rev. Reginal Payne, Asst. Pastor

Sunday School 10:00 A.M. Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. Prayer Service (Tues) 7:00 P.M. Choir Rehearsal (Thurs) 7:00 P.M.

HOLY ROCK MISSIONARY B.C.

11009 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90061 Phone: (323) 779-0583 REV. LEHMAN JOHNSON, PASTOR Sunday Morning Worshi .... 8:00 A.M. Sunday School ................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship ............... 11:00 A.M. Prayer/Intercessory (Tues.) .. 7:00 P.M. Prayer/Mid-day (Fri.) ... 12:00 NOON

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LOVE LIFTED ME M.B.C.

6501 Crenshaw Blvd - L.A., CA 90043 Ph: (323) 778-5438 Fx:(323) 778-0574 PASTOR DR. S.S. SHIGG ORGANIZER/PASTOR Sunday School .......................9:00 A.M. Worship Service ................. 11:00 A.M. Prayer/Bible Study ................ 6:30 P.M. Silent Revival (1st Sat).. 2:00-2:15 P.M.

YOUR CHURCH NAME

Your Church Address Your Church Phone Number Your Church Email YOUR PASTOR’S NAME ORDER OF SERVICE....... 9:00 A.M. ORDER OF SERVICE..... 10:45 A.M. ORDER OF SERVICE...... 7:30 P.M.

MOUNT ISRAEL M.B.C.

230 W. 103rd Street, L.A., CA 90003 (323) 757-3090; Fx: (310) 532-8498 Email; jessiewalker@ca.rr.com DR. JESSE L. WALKER, PASTOR Sunday School ........................ 9:30 A.M. Sunday Morning Worship ..... 11:00 A.M. Midwk. Worship Serv/Prayer Mtg 7:P.M. B.T.U. (Sunday)......................10:15 A.M. Choir Rehearsal (Friday.) ...... 7:00 P.M.

NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH 5200 South Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90011 PHONE: (323) 232-4326

REV. LARRY D. HOOKS II, Pastor Sunday School ........................ 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship ................... 11:00 A.M. (1ST Sunday - Communion Service 8:00 A.M.) Prayer Service (Thurs.) ........... 7:00 P.M.

NEW PROVIDENCE M.B.C.

10200 South Normandie Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90044 Phone: (323) 754-3779

Sunday School ..................... 9:00 A.M. Morning Worship ................ 10:45 A.M. Prayer/Bible Study (Wed.) .... 6:30 P.M. Choir Rehearsal (Thurs.) ...... 7:00 P.M.

ONE FAITH FELLOWSHIP P.O. BOX 56641, LA, CA 90056 E-MAIL: OneFaith2007@aol.com www.onefaithfellowship.org Phone: (323) 481-6724 Dr. Tonya Lewis, Founder/President 1st Saturday - Fellowships Celebration of Youths - March Celebration of Adults - August

PILGRIM’S HOPE BIBLE CHURCH 7016 S. Compton Ave, L.A. Ca 90001 Phone: (323) 581-7672 Fx: (323) 581-6466 Email: phbc7016@att.net

JOE L. SMITH JR., PASTOR / TEACHER Sundays Early Morning Worship ..............9:45 A.M. Word-Up Bible Study .2nd & 4th ..8:30 A.M. Children’s Church ................... 9:30 A.M.

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los angeles PARK WINDSOR BAPTIST CHURCH Park Windsor B.C. is a Church of “Inclusion, Not Exclusion” 1842 W. 108th Street, L.A. Ca 90047 Phone: (323) 756-3966 F: (323) 756-3969

REV. TERRELL TAYLOR - PASTOR

Morning Worship Service ..8:00 & .11:00 A.M. Sunday School ...........................9:30 AM Noon Bible Study...Wed............... 12:00 PM Prayer Meeting/Bible Study Wed... 7:00 PM

PLEASANT VIEW M.B.C. 7524 S. Compton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90001

Ph: (323) 581-9900 Email Address: pvmbc54@yahoo.com REV. MICHAEL WHITE - PASTOR Sunday School ............9:15 - 10:30 A.M. Morning Worship Service ........11:00 A.M. Wednesday Night Prayer...........7:00 P.M. Wednesday Night Bible Study....7:30 P.M.

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“One Church For All Generations” 4678 West Adams Blvd, L.A. CA 90016 (323) 731-2703 Email: smbcla@gmail.com XAVIER L. THOMPSON, PASTOR/TEACHER Sunday School ................... 9:00 A.M. Morning Worship ...............10:30 A.M. Bible Study (Wed.) ........... 6:45 P.M.

SOUTHWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH

12121 S. Avalon Blvd. L.A. Ca 90061 Phone: (323) 755-9541 PASTOR DONALD ROBERSON ROY L. ROBERSON, PASTOR EMERITUS Sunday School ................ 9:25 A.M. Morning Worship ........... 11:00 A.M. Bible Study (Wed.) .......... 7:00 P.M.

TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH 4155 McKinley Ave., L.A., CA 90011 PH: (213) 233-3289; FX: (323) 233-9356 E-Mail: Tabernacle_bc@yahoo.com PASTOR LESTER MOSLEY 8:00 A.M. ........ Early Morning Worship (1st, 3rd, & 5th Sunday) 9:30 A.M. ....... Sunday Church School 11:00 A.M. ................ Worship Service 7:30 P.M. (Wed.) Mid-Week BibleStudy & Prayer Service

TABERNACLE OF FAITH B.C.

REDEEMER MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH

1631 West Adams Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90007 Phone: (213) 732-4124 REV. CURTIS MONROE, JR., PASTOR Sunday School ......................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship .................... 11:00 A.M. Mdwk Prayer/Bible Study (Wed) 7:30 P.M.

11328 S. Central Ave., L.A., CA 90059 Phone: (323) 569-4162 www.tabernacleoffaithbaptistchurch.com

REV., DR. R. M. LEFFALL, PASTOR Sunday School .................... 9:00 A.M. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 A.M. Evening Worship .................. 7:00 P.M. Bible Study (Mon.) ................ 7:00 P.M. School of Prayer (Wed.) 11A.M. & 7PM

ROCK OF FAITH M.B.C.

1210 East 41st St., L.A., CA 90011 Ph.: (323) 232-2694 FAX: (323) 231-3592 REV. J. LAWRENCE GULLEY, PASTOR Sunday School ......................... 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship .................... 10:50 A.M. B.T.U. ........................................ 5:45 P.M. Evening Worship ...................... 6:45 P.M. Mdwk. Prayer (Wed.) ............... 6:30 P.M. Bible Class ................................ 7:00 P.M.

TRAVELER’S REST M.B.C.

ST. JOHN M.B.C.

936 W. 49th Street Los Angeles, CA 90037 Phone (323) 752-0855 stjohnbc@att.net REV. JAMES A. BROOKS PASTOR Sunday School......................9:30 A.M. Morning Worship...................10:45 A.M. Prayer/Bible Study..... (Wed)....6:00 P.M.

ST. REED BAPTIST CHURCH

656 East 79th Street - L.A., CA 90001 Ph: (323) 752-7807; Fx. (323) 758-8529 E-mail: StReed@sbcglobal.net REV. C.R. JONES, PASTOR Sunday School ..................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship ................. 11:00 A.M. Bible Study (Wed.) .............. 10:00 A.M. Prayer Service (Wed.) .......... 6:30 P.M. B.T.U. ..................................... 5:30 P.M. Teacher’s Mtg. (Thurs.) ......... 5:30 P.M.

1417 East Florence Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90001 Phone: (323) 582-7797 E-mail: travelersrest@sbcglobal.net Rev. Dr. Joe L. Gates, Sr., Interim Pastor Morning Worship .........8:00 A.M. Church School .......... 9:30 A.M. Worship Service........ 11:00 A.M.

ST. REST MISSIONARY B.C.

Sunday School .................... 9:45 A.M. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 A.M. Prayer Mtg./Bible Study (Tue.) 5:00 P.M. UBU Club (Ages 13-19) 4th Wed. 6: P.M.

VILLAGE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH

1521 East 111th St., L.A., CA 90059 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 61218 Los Angeles, CA 90061-0218 Phone: (323) 569-8819 REV. W. CHARLES HARRIS, II, PASTOR Sunday School ...................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship .................. 10:50 A.M. Program/Vesper Hour ............. 4:00 P.M. Prayer/Bible Study (Wed.) ...... 7:00 P.M.

WELCOME MISSIONARY B.C.

8615 South Central Avenue Los Angeles, Calif. 90002 www.Welcomebaptistla.org Ph: (323) 582-5813; FAX: (323) 582-4587 REV. J. W. BROWN, PASTOR Morning Worship .................... 8:00 A.M. Church School ..................... 10:00 A.M. Communion Served (Every 1st Sun.) Mid-Week Prayer (Wed.) .. 12:00 NOON Mid-Week Bible Study (Wed.) 7:00 P.M.

(The Historical) WELLER STREET M.B.C.

129 S. Gless Street Los Angeles, CA 90033 Phone: (323) 261-0949 REV. K. W. TULLOSS, PASTOR Sunday School ..................... 8:00 A.M. Sunday Morning Worship ..... 9:00 A.M. Sunday Evening Worship........6:00 P.M. Bible Study (Tues).................. 5:00 P.M.

10400 S. San Pedro Street, L.A. Calif. 90003

“Family of Purpose” CHURCH Phone: (888) 294-5545 www.FOPLive.com

REV. FREDERICK E. HOWARD Senior Pastor/Teacher Editor/Publisher Sunday School ...................Sunday....................... 9:30 A.M. Worship Celebration...........Sunday..................... 10:45 A.M. Mdwk. Prayer ......................Wednesday................ 7:00 P.M. Choir Rehearsals................Thursday.....................7:00 P.M. LIVE BROADCAST * SUNDAY 11:00 AM FOPLivel.com

BEULAH BAPTIST CHURCH 1454 E. 100th St., L.A., CA 90062 CHURCH: (323) 564-0691

www.BeulahBaptistLa.org TRUE EVER FAITHFUL B.C.

11167 S. Main Street, L.A., CA 90061 P: (323) 755-1134 F: (323) 755-1133 REV. K.L. BURRUS, JR., PASTOR Sunday School .................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship................ 11:00 A.M. Mission Circle...(Tues)......... 6:00 P.M. Pastor’s Bible Study.(Tues).. 7:00 P.M. (Except 1st Tues) Prayer & Teachers Mtg (Wed).6:00 P.M.

REV. ROBERT L. TAYLOR PASTOR

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YOUR CHURCH NAME TRUE WAY MISSIONARY B.C.

709 W. Manchester - L.A., CA 90044 Phone: (323) 752-6179 REV. TORREY COLLINS, PASTOR Sunday School ................... 9:00 A.M. Morning Worship ............... 10:45 A.M. Evening Worship ................. 3:30 P.M. *Bible Study (Tues.) ............. 7:00 P.M. *Bible Study (Wed.) ........... 11:00 A.M. Choir Rehearsals (Wed. & Fri.) 7: P.M.

UNION MISSIONARY B.C.

1812 E. 110th St. - L.A., CA 90059 Phone: (323) 566-5315 Res.(310) 635-2827 Fx: (323) 566-2349 DR. MILTON MARSHALL, SR., PASTOR

SOUTHSIDE BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH THIRD BAPTIST CHURCH

5151 South Normandie Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90037 Off.: (323) 296-5840 / 751-2658 REV. E. A. TAYLOR, FOUNDER Rev. William G. Davis, Jr., Pastor Sunday School ..................... 9:05 A.M. Morning Worship ................ 10:15 A.M. Afternoon Worship ............... 3:30 P.M. Mdwk. Prayer (Wed.) ............ 7:00 P.M.

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9122 S. San Pedro St., L.A., CA 90003 Phone: (323) 755-4087 REV. DONALD L. WILSON, PASTOR Early Morning Worship ......... 8:00 A.M. Sunday School ................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship ................ 10:30 A.M. Prayer Meeting / Mission Bible Study Wednesday ............. 6:00 P.M. Sun. School Teachers Mtg. (Wed) 7P.M.

Your Church Address Your Church Phone Number Your Church Email YOUR PASTOR’S NAME ORDER OF SERVICE....... 9:00 A.M. ORDER OF SERVICE..... 10:45 A.M. ORDER OF SERVICE...... 7:30 P.M.

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CHANGING TRADITION There was a time unwed mothers Was a Sanctified Holy Outcast They loss the right to sing in the choir They were put on Sanctified Blast And if a man walked like a woman And smelled sweeter than perfume chest Though he was welcomed in the church Folk knew he was a mess Women were seldom preachers The congregation wouldn’t stand it Today they are a welcome sight Changing tradition demand it While some old traditions have vanished  Others appear sketched in stone The state put gay marriage on the Sanctified fence While others are clawing at the throne  A man came to church with two women And said, “Polygamy is our style We want to get married this morning And walk down the Sanctified aisle” The pastor yelled, “Repent!” The choir begin to sing The ushers escorted them out and said, “Monogamy is still God’s thing!”

another. Indeed, God desires that type of relationship with all of His people. That is the reason He became flesh and dwelt among humanity (John 1:14). Do we want that kind of relationship with Him? Psalm 150:1-6 shares the importance of coming into the house of the Lord with praise and thanksgiving for God’s mighty work in and through Israel (and the church). We must remember that we are “God’s house” (Hebrews 3:6, NIV), and He wants to be in the midst of His people (see Revelation 1:12-13) to give divine direction to those who have a strong desire to praise His name. Indeed, praising God should be a part of our daily devotion. As David declared, our Lord “inhabitest the praises of (His people)” (Psalm 22:3). Believers certainly want to praise a God like that! Sources: Bible Words – Phonetic Pronunciation. http://betterdaysarecoming.com/bible/pro-

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name? First, they are told to “sing unto the Lord” (Isaiah 12:5, emphasis added). The Hebrew word for “sing” is zamar (zaw-MAR), and the idea is to celebrate something or someone with song or to be a part of continued praise with music. Thus, praising and singing to God must be a part of both our private and public lives. “Let the saints be joyful in glory; Let them sing aloud on their beds” (Psalm 149:5, NKJV). We are instructed to sing our praises, not only in our local congregation but also in the privacy of our own homes. As David declared, “I will bless the Lord at all times, His praise shall continually be in my mouth” (Psalm 34:1). Next, Isaiah’s reason for praising the Lord is based on God having done “excellent things” (12:5). The Hebrew word for “excellent” (‘addiyr, ad-DEER) affirms “might, nobility, majesty, power, splendor and distinct in nature, and tells of the wonderful work God has done, chief among them.” 6 Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee. Isaiah concludes this short chapter of a praise song and thanksgiving by conferring to the people the importance of “cry(ing) out and shout(ing)” with their praise. Later, in Isaiah 54, the prophet also commanded that the people do the same: “Sing . . . and cry aloud” (v. 1). The idea of crying out suggests that our praise and thanksgiving should be loud and glorious (see Psalm 66:1-2). The prophet’s original address in chapter 12 was to the “inhabitant(s) of Zion,” indicating that this is a personal word for Israel regarding the mighty work of deliverance that Jehovah God has wrought for His people. In Isaiah 12:6, the phrase “Holy One of Israel” (Heb. qadowsh, kaw-DOSHE) affirms that God’s majestic holiness is without equal and is completely perfect. He is the “Holy One of Israel” (Isaiah 1:4), the “holy God” (Isaiah 5:16, NIV), and the “Holy One” (Isaiah 40:25). God’s “name is Holy” (Isaiah 57:15), and because He is, God is also free from the moral imperfections and failures often associated with humanity (Hosea 11:9). Thus, we can depend on God to be faithful to His promises (Psalm 22:3-5) and complete in His deliverance of His people. In Isaiah 12:6, the prophet assures us that the Holy One of Israel wants to be “in the midst” (Heb. qereb, KEH-reb) of His people. The sense of this word is to be so intimate that one can see, speak and touch

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nunciation.html/ (accessed January 7, 2012). Buttrick, George Arthur, et al., eds. The Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Vol. 5. New York, NY: Abingdon Press, 1956. 253-254. Brown, Raymond E., et al., eds. The Jerome Biblical Commentary. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Publishing Company, 1968. 273. Earle, Ralph, et al., eds. Adam Clarke’s Commentary on the Bible. Abridged edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker House Books, 1967. 573. Hayford, Jack W., Litt.D., et al., eds. The New Spirit-Filled Life Bible, NKJV. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2002. 711, 733, 763, 799, 800, 1190. Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon. http://www. BibleStudyTools.com/lexicons/Hebrew/kjv/ (accessed January 5, 2012). Stamps, Donald C., gen. ed. Life in the Spirit Study Bible. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing, 2003. 998-100. Strong, James, STD, LLD. Strong’s Concordance: A Concise Dictionary of the Words in the Hebrew Bible. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1990. Unger, Merrill F. Unger’s Bible Handbook. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1966. 318. “Watts, Isaac.” Christian Biography Resources. http://www.wholesomewords.org/biography/ biorpwatts/html (accessed July 10, 2011).

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“A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot.” – Proverbs 14:30

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sea. Family, so that we won’t be the wounded inflicting offenses on others, we must seek the Lord for the healing of our wounded spirits. We must seek the physical, mental and spiri-

ers – marriages, engagements, births, new cars/homes/jobs, vacations, promotions, the triumph of a business, etc. Depending upon where we are on our own pathway to achievement, we can often be swept by emotions that have no Christ in the foundation – leaving us vulnerable and easily accessible to the enemy. Feelings like jealousy & envy can be overpowering if we do not address them immediately

and ask God to remove them from us. Additionally, these feelings often are “strong men” (ruling spirits) accompanied by concubines known as greed, manipulation, frustration, depression, insecurity, etc. A Christian has no business setting out “cookies & punch” to entertain these spirits. They are brutal and detrimental to The Body of Christ as a whole. A woman who has been trying to conceive a child, but has

not been successful is bound to react to the news of someone else’s pregnancy with disappointment. Someone who has been unemployed for awhile may not feel uplifted by the fact that a family member has been recently hired… While these are typical responses, it is important that one rids themselves of such negative feelings immediately. Why? Because God does not honor envy, jealousy or anything else that be-

longs to this world. In fact, one runs the risk of blocking their own blessings should they dwell in this place; delaying whatever they’ve been waiting for due to their own participation…NOT GOD’S! In short, we ARE our brother’s/sister’s keeper. What happens to one happens to ALL in The Body of Christ. “Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep.” - Romans 12:15 Peace, Love & Blessings www.theprocesschristiancounseling.com

tual help needed to be made whole. Because we have “The Wounded Among Us”, we must exercise the Fruit of the Spirit- love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temper-

ance: (Galatians 5:22,23).   We must use our gifts and talents to bless others and not to negatively affect them.    We must speak kind words, give pleasant smiles, encourage and sow wellness and wholeness

to others so that we will be a part of the healing process in the Body of Christ.  Join us for our 1st Sat. Fellowship, June 1, 2013, 1:15 p.m. at the U S Bank Community Bldg., Crenshaw and Slauson, Los Angeles, CA.

For additional information contact: Dr. Tonya Lewis, onefaith2007@aol.com, One Faith Fellowship, P. O. Box 56641, Los Angeles, CA 90056, www. onefaithfellowship.org, (323) 481-6724, or  http://www. facebook.com/Dr.TonyaLewis

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

DR. JOYCE HARRELL

The authors of the book, “What Really Matters” state, “The crisis in the church in our

“I’m so happy for you” (Tongue in Cheek)

time is a crisis of leadership.” They go on to say that discipleship should be our focus and that we need to get back to living and learning within the context of God’s Word. As leaders embody their faith, God will use them to produce other leaders. Is your leadership position in your church a result of a personal encounter with the Christ, is it because you just like to manage, or is it because you like prestige and power? The authors state

PERSONAL DISCIPLESHIP What Really Matters, Mike Foss & Teri Elton that, leadership is an extension of the personal discipleship of Christian men and women. It is the expression of their service in obedience to Jesus Christ. Everything begins and ends with our personal relationship with the Savior. This relationship is reclaimed and fed by our practices of the faith – not for the sake of producing fruits in others, but for the rich harvest of life the Holy Spirit would produce in us. Earnestly examining our personal dis-

cipleship will bring us back to our first love. How can we be effective in our ministries when what we do is just to be busy? Is our leadership just a façade – do we think our busyness will make us appear to be spiritual beings? We might fool others, but we will never fool our God. What are we doing with the gifts bestowed upon us to build up the Church? The design of God is that personal gifts always serve a greater purpose. We should be lead-

ing not only out of obedience, but because of our love and devotion to Christ? Dr. Joyce is a lay-person, under the leadership of Dr. Ticey M. Brown, at Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church, where she serves as the Strategic Leadership Director. Dr. Joyce’s mission is to develop servant-leaders and enhance ministries within the Church. Dr. Joyce’s contact info is, joyce-harrell@sbcglobal.net or (714)878-4854.

BEHIND THE DOOR IN THE ARK OF GOD … “So those that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in as God had commanded him; and the Lord shut him in.”– Genesis 7:16 (NKJV)

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Can you imagine yourself receiving an instruction from God to build something of such unprecedented monumental proportions that those who behold your meticulously laborious task consider you to be an enraged madman or woman? (Isaiah 55:8-9) Would you continue to do it even if everyone thought you were CRAZY? (Hebrews 11:1-3; 7) In a world filled with millions of people, if it were only you and your family members, in this case eight

souls (Genesis 7:13), against the world with no outside support, nor accolades or applauses from men, no awards of distinction or photo opportunities, no acknowledgements from dignitaries or your peers…Would you still build it? (I Cor. 4:10-13; 2 Cor. 6:310) Well, meet NOAH and his family whom I respectfully call, “THE ANOINTED EIGHT”. In a time much like today when wickedness and sin run rampant, here is a man building for God that which seems completely devoid of purpose. Many, if not all, do not believe it has a functional practicality for existence. (Isaiah 55:10-12) Everyone around him was so self absorbed in self-indulgence that they could

not imagine why this man would make these ridiculous claims of hearing a word from God to build this monstrosity in THEIR COMMUNITY. (2 Tim. 3:1-7) Yes, they thought they owned it when God held the DEED! Can’t you imagine the SUPERELITE saying, “We don’t need that over here.” “We’ve been doing just fine the way we’ve been doing things around here!”? Never in their lives had the people seen such a construction project and in this they could see no reason why anyone would attempt to build something of such magnitude. (Eph 4:1725) He had no FRIENDS, but yes, Noah had HATERS, too. (John 15:18-21; 1 John 3:13) For Noah, there was no turn-

ing back from what he knew he had heard from God. (Ps. 95:7-11) His family members no doubt thought it strange as well. (Matt. 10:37-38) The mockery of his perceived insanity by onlookers no doubt made it all the more difficult for them to stand by his side… but they stood. (1 Cor. 15:58) He demonstrated to his family an unquenchable faith in His God by his dedication and commitment to do His will even in the midst adversity and mockery. (Romans 8:3439) There was only one door in the ark. (John 14:6) Behind the door, we find that Noah and his family received unfathomable protection unlike those who mocked him with every nail he hammered and

every piece of wood he carried. (Psalm 91) Yes, Noah built the ark according to God’s plan even though he didn’t fully understand it. (Ezekiel 36:35-36; Jeremiah 29:11; 1 Cor. 3:9-13) The wisdom of God has always been foolishness to man. (1 Cor. 2:12-15; Romans 11:33-36) All of the mockery…All of the hate… All of the humiliation and then once Noah’s obedience to God was fulfilled, “The Lord shut him in.” (2 Cor. 10:3-7) Only God can OPEN a door NO MAN CAN SHUT and SHUT a door NO MAN CAN OPEN. (Rev. 3:7-13) Until next time…Lady Dr. PhelenContinued On Page 15

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KEYBOARD PLAYER WANTED Experienced keyboard player preferably that can also sing. Call church phone # (310) 638-4313, The Word Christian Fellowship of Long Beach. Ask for Mr. Herb Jones. FULL-TIME MUSICIAN NEEDED Full time Musician needed: Holy Chapel M.B.C.  Must be experienced, must play both organ and piano and the ability to play both traditional and contemporary music.  Must be able to direct, teach and develop a choir.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send resume’ to holychapelbc@sbcglobal. net  or fax to 310-537-5112. FULL-TIME MUSICIAN NEEDED

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