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Issue No. 377
Tips for getting more replies to your letters To get the best response to your letters, here are some tips that may be helpful. 1) Write a neat, readable letter. Use clean paper and envelope with no coffee or food stains. Don’t use perfume or cologne. Many people have allergies. 2) Personalize your letter. Say “Your ad caught my attention because...” Make this person feel that you have picked him or her out because you saw something especially interesting or attractive in their ad 3) Write your letter about what you have to offer and what you can bring to a relationship. Present yourself in the best light possible and definitely tell your good points. What do you value about yourself and your life? Try to convey this to the reader. 4) Tell about your interests, hobbies, favorite activities. 5) Tell about your goals, dreams, hopes for the future and what you want to accomplish in life. 6) Do not tell about your aches, pains, heartaches, chronic illnesses, family misfortunes, life tragedies, relatives in prison. 7) Do not talk about exspouses, or previous relationships. 8) Try to write just to those who want to hear from a person in your location or your age group? 9) Always include your name and mailing address on the outside or the letter we will forward. That way if the person has moved and not given us a new address, you will get the letter back and can use it to forward another letter free. Plus we can update our files. (Continued on page 2)
That place exists –
n these days of economic collapse, terrorist attacks, plagues and epidemics, cancer, heart disease, accidents, murder, rape, and general catastrophe, wouldn't it be good to have a place of guaranteed safety you could go to and bring your entire family with you? There is such a place but you don't get there overnight. It is a faith journey that you make one day at a time into God's promise and His provision. The map is found in Psalm 91. Make this Psalm your daily meditation and recitation for yourself and your family. Read it outloud, putting your name and the names of your family members into the promises. Your part is to read it, say it outloud, meditate on it, and build it into your thought life. God's part is to do the rest, bringing every promise of this Psalm into manifestation in your life. This Psalm promises protection from war, disease epidemics, criminal activity, terrorists, natural disasters, the entire range of dangers and evil that we may face on the earth today. Study it
verse by verse, read it in several different versions of the Bible, look up the meanings of the words, and do not neglect to read it aloud daily. You can download a free teaching message about this Psalm by a woman named Peggy Joyce Ruth who has studied it for more than 30 years. Her website is peggyjoyceruth.org. Here is Psalm 91: 1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. 3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. 4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. 5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; 6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee. 8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked. 9 Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation; 10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling. 11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. 12 They shall bear thee up
What can you give? We received a letter from a single man recently who said he had been featured in several singles magazines all over the country and had not yet received a satisfactory response to his personal ad. When I looked at his ad, I saw the problem. He had listed everything he wanted from a woman including that she be
Instead of acting on feelings –
Act on who you are
A person who is truly born again desires to do what God says but doesn't always feel like it. Our feelings have been corrupted by our old lives before we came to Christ. Now that we are in Christ, we have His promise that our spirits have been totally changed (2 Cor. 5:17) and have become like Him. Galatians 5:22 says that love is a part of the fruit of the Spirit. This is specifically speaking of the Holy Spirit; but our
new man was born of the Spirit, so it has to be true that God's love has been shed abroad in our spirits too. We do have God's love in our new man. Our feelings are not automatically changed, however. Our feelings will continue to act like they were taught to act until we subdue them and bring them under the control of our spirit man. It is not hypocritical to act in love when you don't feel it. It is actually hypocritical to
in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone. 13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet. 14 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name. 15 He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him. 16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation. King James Version (KJV)
act on what you feel instead of who you really are in Christ Jesus. God's kind of love is a choice that you make on the basis of what God said, and then act on it in faith until it becomes a reality in your spirit, soul, and body. -- Andrew Wommack
“financially secure.” Yet he had not mentioned any of the benefits he was willing or able to give her, except his lovely self. No one is attracted to an ad that lists all the qualifications the other person must measure up to. Focus on selling yourself and your good qualities in your ad. Ask yourself, what do I have to offer another human being that would make them want me? Be honest with yourself. Long term relationships are about serving another person, not being served. Serving self interests will not support a marriage or even a friendship. Love lays down its life for the other person. If you don’t have anything to offer, rethink your reasons for wanting a relationship in the first place. And then see if you can develop some qualities that will nurture another human being, thereby making you extremely attractive as a potential partner.
The secret of changing ourselves In a recent article, Pastor Joseph Prince talks about our inability to change ourselves by sheer will power. “Have you ever tried to break a bad habit on your own? You probably found that when you tried to stop it by sheer willpower, you saw improvement for a while, and then bounced back to square one. Worse, you found yourself binging on the very thing that you were trying not to do. And your condition is worse than before you started your 'I'm going to quit' program! The changes were temporary
because it was you doing it.” Prince says it is only by allowing the Lord to work in us that true change can be manifested. (Philippians 2:13 “…for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.”) Prince tells of a church member who resolved to quit smoking. He kept telling himself “Where there's a will there's a way.” And so he put his own will power to work. Through a mighty struggle with his flesh, he could quit for a couple of weeks. But then in a moment of weakness, he would
You’ve tried everything else! You’ve tried everything else — alcohol, drugs, cigarets, sex, food, bars, nightclubs, cars, loud music, hobbies, careers, entertainment, astrology, fortunetellers, eastern philosophies, sports, health foods, strange diets, psychiatrists, drug and alcohol rehab, counseling, new age fads. . . .religion . . . . . . You may even have tried church. Why not try Jesus? You can make the decision now. Pray this prayer out loud — from your heart. “God in Heaven, I come to You today because Your Word says: . . him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out (John 6:37). Therefore, I know you will not cast me out, but you will take me in. “You said in Your Word:. . . whosoever, shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved (Rom. 10:13). I am calling on Your Name, so I know you will save me now. “You also said: . . . if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. (Rom. 10:9,10) “I believe in my heart that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, that He became my substitute on the Cross, dying for my sins and that He was raised from the dead and lives forevermore. I repent of my sin and receive the gift of God’s salvation in Jesus Christ. I thank you, Father, that I receive forgiveness and the gift of eternal life and am now a new creation in Christ (John 3:16; John 3:3, 2 Cor. 5:17). Amen.”
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smoke another cigarette and fall back full force into his old habit, caught again like an animal in a trap. But then this man turned his life over to God and began to learn about God's grace, Prince says the man “told God, 'I realize that I cannot stop smoking. I cannot, but You can break my habit, Lord.' And every time he lit up, he would say, 'Lord, I am trying to stop smoking, but I cannot. I am trusting You.' He would even say, 'I am still righteous because of Jesus' blood.'” Through trusting the Lord to break his habit and
Tips for getting better replies (continued from page 1) 10) Remember that your forwarding fee and stamp pays for us to address the letter and remail it to the address we have on file for that person. It does not guarantee a response, although we encourage everyone who receives a letter to reply. 11) In addition to your name and mailing address, include a phone number so the person has the option of calling instead of just writing back to you.
Background search Met someone you are not sure about? We can do a search of public records for your peace of mind. Send stamped, self-addressed envelope. We will send you a form to complete. Background Report, P.O. Box 310, Allardt, TN 38504. Pick up a FREE copy of this publication at Burnett’s Supermarket in Allardt, Tenn. (inside on the free paper shelf). Occasionally they are also available at other locations in Fentress and surrounding counties.
Singles Scene / Spirit & Life Sandra S. Turner, Editor and Publisher
Personal Search will send out their next list of singles ads and photos (yes photos) by June 10, 2013. Contact these singles free for the price of a stamp or phone call. Order on page 8 and get Personal Search lists plus Singles Scene/Spirit & Life (at no extra charge) for the length of your PS enrollment. ..... Hurry! relying on the grace of God to work within him, the man was eventually free of his cravings to smoke. The victory that he could not achieve through his own will power was gained when he yielded himself to the
Success stories Dear Singles Scene, Thanks kindly for your excellent Christian service! Please discontinue my ad as I have now met the girl of my dreams! Thanks again. M39666 - GA Dear Sandra, Thanks so much for your publication. I have run an ad off and on for 15 plus years. I think I've finally found someone and I want all the other ladies to not give up. Sometimes it takes time to find Mr. Right. Good luck to all. M.M. (MD) Dear Singles Scene, Enclosed is my check for another year of Singles Scene/ Spirit & Life. In the 90s I found the love of my life through your services. We had eleven years together. Now I’m alone again. God willing I will find someone again. If not, I will still enjoy reading your paper. Sincerely, L.E.
Lord and trusted the Lord to set him free from his bondage to cigarettes. This same process works for any bondage in our lives. Maybe you are not a smoker. Maybe your weakness is food, alcohol, drugs, pornography, or something else. Prince says, “When you receive the grace of God to do for you what you cannot do, you will experience effortless and permanent change on the inside, which in turn changes your actions on the outside.” Start by turning your life over to Jesus, calling Him Lord, and telling Him, “Lord, Jesus, I give myself and my life to You. I yield myself to You body, soul, and spirit. Do the work in me that you want to see accomplished.” Then as you gain your freedom, give Him the praise, the glory, and the honor for it. Because you know it was not by your own efforts. But it was by His grace working within you. Prince says, “It is God who removes your old 'want to's' and gives you new ones.” Joseph Prince pastors a large church in Singapore and has a daily program on TBN. His first book is Destined to Reign. The secret to effortless success, wholeness, and victorious living. Visit his website at josephprince.org — Sandra Turner
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Ladies F21648 – TX – Texas lady, pretty blue eyes, dark brown hair. Sweet natured senior. In search of a loving gentleman to care for me, love me, and be with me. I am slightly ill. Am very lonely. Call 00000003690. (00382) F21964 – IL – Seeking a special, tall, white, Christian gentleman, age 80 to 82, who is honest, sincere, romantic, financially secure. I like cooking, dining out, reading, playing cards. Own my home and farm. No children. Worked as a secretary/bookkeeper for 47 years. Please live in Central Illinois. (00379)
F18459 - NE TN - Attractive, Christian widow, 77, 5'5", 150 lbs., S&P hair, blue eyes, retired, secure, excellent health. Interests: church and family activities, honest, caring, ND, NS, NA, old fashioned values, gospel and country music. Soft, gentle heart. Seeks same, loving, financially secure man, 69 up. I cannot relocate. Write or call 00000000000. (SG NOTE: We are a publication only. We do not screen personal advertisers. We trust our advertisers to tell the truth, be open and honest and notify us when they get married. Please do your own screening. Ask for references and check people out before getting involved. Never send money to any individual. Call us at 931-879-4625 to check on any reports, good or bad, we may have received about an individual or a business.
Singles Scene F22541 – FL – Age 85, white, 5’6”, 160 lbs., blonde hair, green eyes. Protestant. Homemaker. Divorced. Nonsmoker. Social drinker. Like travel, socials, dining out, church, walks, nature. Attractive, fun, easy going. Seeking tall, easy going, young at heart person, honest, respectful. Like doing things together. (00379)
F21997 – PA – Age 75, white, 5’5”, 135 lbs., brown hair, brown eyes. Widow. Retired. Baptist. Like TV, reading, dining out, drives, sewing, fishing, movies, walks. Seeking kind, understanding, trustworthy. Prefer nondrinker, no drug users. I am very lonely. Need friends. F22168 – TX – Age 69, white, 5’9”, 148 lbs., dark brown hair, brown eyes. Widow. Retired. Baptist. Like playing piano, reading, going to church, decorating, and flea markets. Seeking someone of same faith. I’m old fashioned. Don’t believe in sex outside of marriage. Seeking someone of good character. F22537 – NC – Age 55, never married, Christian, white, teacher. Enjoys gardening, cooking, reading, creative writing, music, historical places, fishing, flea markets, picnics, baseball. Seeks Christian and godly man, great sense of humor, doesn’t have to be college educated, but a good conversationalist, puts family right after the Lord. Must love my dog. F22007 - NJ - Age 66, 5'6 1`/ 2", white, brown hair, hazel eyes, 169 lbs., Irish German, nonsmoker, nondrinker. Like bowling, movies, shore, dancing, music, bingo, fishing, swimming, bicycling, dining out, flea markets, gardening. Looking for gentleman age 58 to 68, honest, caring, sincere, sense of humor, down to earth. (00379) . F21992 – WI – Wants penpals. Age 82, white, widow. Retired. Interests: pen pals, jigsaw puzzles, reading, playing card games, bingo. F22088 – MI – White, NS, age 71, 5’4”, 145 lbs., blonde, blue eyes, divorced. Wear blue jeans. Enjoy dogs, quiet times, antique shopping, reading, rainy days, bonfires, nature, togetherness, and more. Retiring, seeking clean, trustworthy, white male, 70ish, as friend and caring companion. Share life. Northern summers. Southern winters, possibly. Write. Picture please. (00379) F22542 – AR – Age 71, 5’7 ?”, 158 lbs., white, brown hair, hazel eyes. Widowed. On disability. Church of God. Nonsmoker, nondrinker. Seeking nice man, age 71 to 84, nonsmoker, nondrinker. Christian. (00379)
F22527 – FL – I am white, 5’2”, 118 lbs., brunette, nonsmoker/drinker. Enjoys home life, music, dining out, cooking at home, crosswords, sudoku, varied interests. Seeking a Christian gentleman 60 to 75, respectful, sincere, able to look at the humorous side of life. Prefer someone from south Florida or willing to relocate. (SG00379) F22540 – TX – Age 64, 5’, 160 lbs., black/gray hair, brown eyes. Divorced. Some college. Retired. Open church preference. Like fishing, camping, hiking, crafts, gardening, travel, staying active, movies, reading. Seek active, healthy man who loves outdoors, nature, openminded. Life is short. Let’s get on with it.
F21016 – WA – Female, 80, white, widow, nonsmoker. Have grey hair, blue eyes, 5’4”, 108 lbs, considered attractive. Desire to meet a special, white gentleman, 80 to 90, who is caring, sincere, compassionate, and romantic. I have sense of humor and enjoy life. Young at heart, slim, and trim. Could you be him? Call. 1-0000000000 (00378)
F21513 – ME – Vernita in Maine. Looking for western type man who is sweet, easy going, has a sense of humor, fun to be around, and a Christian. I am divorced, age 74. Nonsmoker, nondrinker. Believe in God. 5’4” tall, 159 lbs. Hobbies: exercising, playing piano, reading Bible, comics, coins, flea markets, walking in the moonlight. Still ride bicycle in summertime. Like stories and movies of the Old West. No inmates. (00378) F22529 – MD – Age 70, black female, divorced, 5’3”, nonsmoker, nondrinker. Enjoy museums, antique shops, thrift store, shopping, church, gospel music. Seeking Christian black male, 65 to 75, for friendship. (00381)
F21118 – IL – Age 61, white, 5’3”, 140 lbs., blond hair, blue eyes. Christian. High school grad. Utility clerk (bagger). Divorced. Nonsmoker. Light drinker. Enjoys gardening, bicycling, walking. Seeks an honest, caring, 60+, 6’ tall, white gentleman from northwest IL. (00378) DO NOT SEND MONEY TO ANYONE WHO ASKS YOU. SEND SINGLES SCENE OR PERSONAL SEARCH ANY LETTERS FROM LADIES REQUESTING MONEY. IT IS A SCAM.
How to contact these ladies 1. Write a separate letter for each ad that catches your interest. Be sure to let the person know how to answer your letter by including your address or phone number 2. Next, put each letter into a separate unaddressed, stamped envelope, seal, and print each advertiser's reply number on the lower left hand corner of the unaddressed envelope. 3. Place each of the letters to be forwarded into another larger envelope along with $3.00 for each letter to cover handling cost. 4. Seal this envelope and double check for correct postage. Mail to Singles Scene, P.O. Box 310, Allardt, TN 38504
F21603 – West TN – Age 44, black, 5’3”, 142 lbs., black hair, brown eyes. Divorced. High school graduate. Baptist. Interests: dining out, movies, art galleries, theatre, museums, shows. Seeks an honest, loyal, respectful person. Send picture and phone number. (SG 00377)
IMPORTANT NOTE: We try to attract persons of good character and high moral standards. We cannot, however, vouch for the character or marital status of anyone answering ads or placing ads. Please ask correspondents for character references and check them out.
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F22512 – SD – Age 77, white, 5’2”, 130 lbs., brown hair, brown eyes. Protestant Congregational church. Retired RN. Widowed. Nonsmoker, nondrinker. Like reading, needlecrafts, baking, church, bowling, dancing, music. Seeks pen pal, friendship, someone in SD, NE, IA, MN who respects women, not abusive, sense of humor. (00378) F22526 – NY – Age 65, white, 5’5”, 125 lbs., brown hair, brown eyes. Widow. Postgraduate education. Teacher. Likes reading, theatre, museums, dining out, long walks, travel. Seeks professional male, 60 to 72, slim, intelligent, resident of NYC, NJ, CT, Long Island, sophisticated, educated, financially solvent, nonsmoker. I am very attractive, slim, seeking a meaningful relationship with an eligible gentleman. (00378) F21926 - NC - Widowed, retired Southern lady,65+, 5'3", 135 lbs., nonsmoker. Honest, compassionate. Seeking senior gentleman, 65 to 80, who wants to spend winters in FL and summers in NC, someone who would relocate and split expenses. Must enjoy family and grandchildren and like cats. Looking for honest, nonsmoker, nondrinker, serious about relationship. Write or call 00000000000. Do not call unless serious. (00379)
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F22521 - GA - Age 64, 5'11”, 200 lbs., white, divorced. Non-denominational church. Retired RN. Enjoy reading, gardening, cooking, travel. Interested in the God of the universe. Love animals. Seek Christian man who is educated, likes the outdoors, communicates with honesty. Don’t forget first class stamp or money to cover postage for your letter in addition to $3 forwarding fee.
F22052 – NC – Sweet, loveable lady seeking a peaceful special relationship with gentleman who is kindhearted, honest, caring, and a one woman man as a friend, companion, soul mate for a lifetime of fun and happiness together. I like mountains, beautiful scenery, travel, and a loving guy to do everything with. (SG 00379)
F22362 – WA – Praying for a man who attends the Catholic Church weekly for a devoted relationship. I’m 75, white, lonely for a special relationship with a kind, loving man. I’m very easy to get along with. Don’t smoke or drink. High moral values, mellow with no anger problems. All letters answered. Thanks. (00378) F21605 - IL - Want a man who loves Jesus Christ, a man of prayer. Prefer Central Illinois, Champaign or Peoria area. Someone who loves many kinds of music. Someone willing to make a relationship work. ISO a sentimental gentleman. I am a romantic lady, age 60, blue, blonde. (00377) F21114 - CA - Age 64, Anglo, 5'9 ”, 120 lbs., auburn hair, green eyes. Nondenominational. Writer and barber. Divorced. Voracious reader, crocheting, dolls, publishing books. Enjoy movies, pool, horseback riding. Eclectic background and interests. Homebody. Seeks John 3:16 man, tall, children grown, same age group, marriageminded, a Mr. Fix-it, and intelligent. (00377)
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F22435 – Northern NC – Age 53, WF, 5’5”, 140 lbs., blonde, blue eyes. Interests are gardening, sports, site seeing new places and enjoying life. Searching for an honorable, nonsmoking gentleman friend located near NC. (00377)
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F22414 – OH – Hi! Cute, cuddly, lonely brunette, 52, no kids, dark sultry eyes, 5’3”. Many interests. Seeks my marriage-minded “one and only,” nondrinker, nonsmoker, responsible, handsome, loyal, protective, Promisekeeper, trustworthy, clean-cut, intelligent, romantic, financially secure (otr trucker a plus) – just the two of us in a private, peaceful area.
F19892 – IL – WCW, 73, 118 lbs., 5’7”, brown hair, blue eyes, educated, sincere, honest, caring, marriageminded, relocatable. Enjoy flea markets, travel, home life, outdoors, gardening, antiques, writing poetry, etc. Country girl formerly from KY seeks NS, white, over 5’8” gentleman 70 up. Prefer widower, financially secure. Photo with letter. (SG 00378)
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Singles Scene F22525 – GA – Age 34, white, 4’11”, 136 lbs., brown hair, blue eyes. Baptist. GED. Sales associate. Divorced. Seeking friendship. Likes reading, writing, music, movies, hiking, camping, amusement parks, rafting, beaches. Love to read my Bible and go to church. Seeks white male 35 to 45. Must be Christian and simple country man. No inmates.
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Judgement on America? In the Old Testament, God’s judgment was poured out on both individuals and nations. In the New Testament, God’s judgment was poured out on Jesus. That is the nearly-toogood-to-be-true news of the Gospel. We no longer get what we deserve; we get what Jesus paid the price for, if we will only believe. Before I understood this, I would say, “If God doesn’t judge America, He will have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah.” Now I say, “If God judges America, He will have to apologize to Jesus.” Understanding what Jesus did completely changes our perspective. --Andrew Wommack
Find your completion in Him Many people are in financial debt today because they are trying to find their security, identity and esteem in material things, instead of in Christ. So they end up buying things that they don’t need to impress people who really don’t care... Beloved, being caught in this destructive habit and debt cycle is not God’s heart for His precious children. Let’s understand that having more things doesn’t complete us. Only Jesus can fill that vacuum. So find your security and completion in Christ. You have a treasure in you, One far more precious than anything money can buy. Anchor your security and identity in Jesus and delight yourself in Him alone! – Joseph Prince
F22532 – SC – Age 39, black, 5’6”, 200 lbs., black hair, brown eyes. 12th grade. Works at a day care. Seventh Day Adventist. Likes reading, movies, dining out. Seek a good church going man. F22534 – East TN – Age 64, 5’3”, 180 lbs., dark brown hair, hazel eyes. Divorced. One year college. Retired. Baptist. Likes walking in woods, bingo, dancing, gardening, travel, arts and study of human behavior. Seeks someone who wants to spoil me, but a cowboy at heart. F22262 - MN - I am looking for a “definite” Christian husband or a definite supportive Christian friend. I want to go to church together, pray together, and have daily devotions together. Looking for someone to laugh and cry with and face problems together. I'm interested in being a good Christian wife to someone. Age 63. (00379) CAUTION: Do not send money to anyone in our ads who asks you for money, regardless of the reason given. Whoever asks you for money is running a scam. Some may request money to come and visit you. This type of person will most likely never show up. Please send us all letters as evidence or report by name any person requesting money from you through our personal ads.
F21232 - KS - Age 85, white, 5'2”, 193 lbs., gray hair, blue eyes. Church preference: born of spirit & water. Education: high school and doctor of divinity. Widowed. Nonsmoker, nondrinker. Like decorating home, yard work, cooking, dining out, travel, sewing, reading, some TV. Like positive attitude, good conversation, people. Seeking outgoing, sharing, teamwork, age 60 or over. (SG 00377) USE code number at beginning of ad. The F----- number is the one we can use to address your letter and send it on to the lady you want to contact.
F21975 – KY – 5’, 150 lbs., black, brown eyes, black hair. Baptist. Retired. Financially secure. Nonsmoker, nondrinker. No bad habits. Enjoy movies, TV, going out. Seeks any race, age 60 to 70, honest, loyal Christian for companionship. Bowling Green. (SG 00378) We will write a letter of introduction featuring your personal profile and a copy of your photo to any ladies in these pages or in previous issues or in our photo directories for $5 each. Ten letters for $45. No extra charge for postage or forwarding. Send all your contact information, mailing address, and phone numbers along with some general information about yourself. Include a list of the code numbers you want to contact and your payment to Singles/Spirit & Life, P.O. Box 310, Allardt, TN 38504.
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F22538 – IA - Looking for gentleman 70 up with old fashioned values. Hopeless romantic a plus. 5’4”, 115 lbs. Widowed. Retired. Methodist. Like cards, dancing, yard sales, auctions, flea markets, travel, and Sunday drives. Include your name and address and/or your phone number INSIDE your letter to the person you want to contact. Otherwise there is no way for her to reply.
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F22282 – KY – Age 66, 5’, SWCF, active and healthy. NS, ND. Very romantic. Loves to laugh, cook, going to church, dining out, travel. Just love life and people. Seek a loving gentleman, 64 to 86, good health, to share my life with and vice versa. Also God, family and friends are very important. Lonely. Write me! (SG 00379)
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F22073 – MI – White, 5’9”, 170 lbs., brown hair, green eyes. Divorced. Nurse. Christian. Business owner. Seeking male 65 to 75, 5’10” or taller, divorced, white Christian retired. He must be willing to relocate to Michigan. No family ties.
F22531 – WI – Age 52, white, 5’4”, 149 lbs., black hair, blue eyes, United Methodist church. Interests: cooking, flowers, writing, gardening, walking, camping, reading, flea markets. I am sweet, nice, caring, and loving person, child of God. Seeking male 46-57 years, kind, sincere, Christian, complimentary, romantic. ISO true friendship. Nondrinker, no drugs, no inmates.
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M39678 – WV – Age 47, white, 5’2”, 120 lbs., brown hair and eyes. Nondenominational. GED. Occupation: none. Never married. Like music, collecting wolf figurines, Indians, dining out, gardening, reading, hiking, fishing, camping, nondrinker/smoker, no drugs. Seek slender, blue eyes, blond hair, my height and weight.
M37496 – GA – Age 69, black, 5’10”, 170 lbs., black hair, brown eyes, nondenominational. High school graduate. Retired. Divorced. Enjoy gardening, woodwork, and flying, site seeing, amusement parks, walks, biking, movies, Bible, and travel. Seeking Filipino or white female, 55 to 65, petite, nonsmoker, nondrinker, who loves God, husband, and home. (SG 00378)
M39660 – NY – White man, age 70, 5’10”, 170 lbs., college educated. Protestant. Politically progressive. Farmer type. Separated. ISO intelligent, attractive, nonsmoking, not overweight, white, Hispanic, or Filipina lady, who wants a loyal and honest person.
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M36570 – NV – Age 61, white, 6’0”, 160 lbs., brown hair, hazel eyes. Lutheran. Was a lift operator and quality control. Divorced now. Drive a taxi. Like fishing and camping. Don’t drink or smoke. Seeking sincere, honest, special person 50 to 60 to dine with me, have quiet walks and listen to Christian music. Pray together, then maybe dating and maybe marriage minded. Please call or write. 0000000000000. (00379) M39525 – KS – Age 35, white, 6’, 185 lbs., brown hair, blue eyes. 12th grade education. Farmer and rancher. Never married. Nonsmoker, nondrinker. Like playing golf, fishing, cooking, going dancing. Seek nice lady, 20 to 44.
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M37999 - NY - White widower, honest, middle age. Honest, blue eyes, handsome, 5'7”, 165 lbs., nonsmoker, no drugs. Excellent health. Catholic. Own country home close to city. Looking for a relocatable woman, age not important, to build a new life with me. Send photo, phone. Write or call 00000000000. (SG 00379) Common sense dictates that you check people out before entering into marriage or financial exchanges. Please check references or have background checks done before any major step or changes in your life. We do not recommend or endorse anyone who advertises here, simply because we don’t know them. Please do your own checking.
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We will forward letters to advertisers in this issue until July 2014 unless a request is made by the advertiser to be deleted from our files. M39640 - GA - Age 52, 5'10”, 200 lbs., stocky build. Desire to serve God in all His ways with His help. Enjoy ministering to as many people as will hear me. Want a helpmate who is sold out to God as well. I enjoy flea markets, shopping, travel, dining out occasionally, watching movies at home, working honeybees, spending time with that special woman. I am quiet, work a lot, like to read good books, not much TV. Seeking honest, truthful person who wants to communicate. Seldom drink and do not smoke. Mechanic by trade. Not a gold digger and do not want one. Seek slim to medium build lady who takes care of herself. (SG 00377)
M39630 - CA - Age 52, 5'11”, 200 lbs., Caucasian, brown hair, blue eyes. Single. Some college. Born again Christian. Nonsmoker, nondrinker. Like gardening, walking my two dogs, videos, country drives, family reunions. Seeking a very special woman covered in freckles from head to toe. “I have never been married and have no children. I have always loved freckles and prefer a lady covered with dark brown or black freckles running together a lot and giving the appearance of a ripe banana.” Please pass this personal ad along if you have any single female relatives who fit this description. (SG 00377)
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M36943 - WA - Age 56, white, 5'6”, 170 lbs., brown hair, brown eyes. Nondenominational. College educated. Occupation: cook. Divorced. Nonsmoker. Light drinker. Likes antiques, gardening, history. ISO a lifemate of any child bearing age for family, a true country woman who is active, wants a family, is a homebody, likes gardening, animals. (00381)
M39672 – KS – Age 54, white, 5’10”, 130 lbs., brown hair, green eyes. Nondenominational. Lawn mower mechanic. Divorced. Smoker. Nondrinker. Like movies, bowling, woodworking, and more. Seeking lady with good heart and common sense.
M37984 - WV - Age 70. I like travel and friendly people. I am looking for someone who is easy to get along with and honest. Call 00000000000000. (00377)
M39680 – PA – Age 75, white, 5’9”, 162 lbs., brown hair, blue eyes. Divorced. College. Retired. Church preference: open. Enjoy reading, hunting. Seeking mature woman, someone who really knows how to communicate. M39695 – NY – Age 60, 5’10”, 170 lbs., black, bald, well built. Do yoga, fishing, drawing, swimming. Smoke a pipe. Handsome, caring, spiritual, romantic. One-woman man seeking oneman woman. M39671 – FL – SWM, 5’9”, 155 lbs. Loving, caring. Enjoy church, fun times, farmers’ market. Have small organic orchard. Finishing cabin on same property. Open to new interests. Looking for down to earth, loving lady, age and race open. Long-term commitment, marriage.
M36233 - MO - Age 67, black, 6', 195 lbs., black hair, black eyes. 2 years college. Senior equipment operator. Methodist. Interests: working on lawn equipment, dancing, dining out, bowling. Seeking nice lady 40 to 60. Seeking lasting relationship and possible marriage. (SG 00378)
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M39699 – Divorced 5 years. White, age 58, 6’, 170 lbs., nondrinker, smoker, employed and old fashioned. Likes oldies, classic, CW, and Christian music, quiet times. ISO white ladies up to age 60, for correspondence, M39444 - FL - Over 60, white, retired US Navy. Chief Petty Officer. Widowed. Cannot relocate. Excellent health, aircraft background. Nonsmoker, rarely drink, no offensive language. Scuba diver. Like boating and water. Not picky about food. Affectionate. And like good soft music. Traveler. Requesting full length current photo. Write or call 0000000000 (00381) M39670 – VA – Age 54, white, 180, brown hair, blue. County maintenance worker. Spiritual church and community involvement. Log cabin and mountain property owner. Hard worker, social drinker, nonsmoker, survivalist, exercise daily. Have cats, dogs, and livestock. Never married and no children. Looking for like characteristics. Age may vary. Must be ready to relocated, financially secure, and no psychological disorders.
M39655 - KY - Age 65, 5'8”, about 140 lbs., brown hair and eyes. Holiness church. High school and more. Scientist. Widowed. Like TV, the woods, food, other things. Seeking good homelife with a good, loving woman. I like to do all I can for the woman that loves me. Seeking someone who will treat me right in every way, who will care for me with all her heart. Call 000000000. (SG 00378) M38307 - MO - Mature, responsible, fun-loving gentleman seeking a loving, family oriented, young adult to become my partner in raising a healthy family and expanding my business. Prefer tall, HWP and must live in USA legally. No substance abuse. Call 00000000000000. (00377)
M38338 – IL – Age 71, white, 5’5”, 145 lbs. white, brown eyes, First Christian church. High school graduate. Work at local Wal-Mart. Widowed. Nonsmoker, nondrinker, no drug user. Seeking honest person, nonsmoker, nondrinker, marriage minded, someone who could relocate. (00378)
M39638 - PA - Age 61, white, 5'9”, 180 lbs., Catholic. Disabled auto and truck mechanic. Social drinker. Like automobiles, trucks, motorcycles. Looking for companion to start a business with, white female, age 35 to 70. (00377) M39656 - FL - Age 70, white, 5'9”, 195 lbs., gray hair, brown eyes. Retired. High school education. Divorced. Likes anything country. Seeks nice looking country lady.
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M38097 – MA – Age 50, white, 5’10”, 204 lbs., brown hair, brown eyes. Catholic. High school and vocational school. Newspaper carrier. Never married. Nonsmoker, nondrinker. Like collecting cds and cassettes, listening to shortwave radio, dancing, painting, photography. Looking for single female, 47 to 54, no children. Call 1-978774-6330 or email trashrefurbisher@000000 (SG 00378)
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M39684 – NY – Age 43, 5’10”, 175 lbs., Hispanic, black hair, brown eyes. Never married. Some college. Unemployed/ disability. Born again Christian. Protestant. Nonsmoker, nondrinker. Like to read and write. Like exercise. Want to life healthy lifestyle. Like to cook and clean up. Seek age 30 to 50. Protestant or Catholic. Prefer blonde with blue or green eyes. Redheads and brunettes okay too.
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M36102 - WI - Hello from a SWM, 55, southeast Wisconsin. Ordinary guy, average appearance and build desires meeting warm, nonsmoking woman to share close and special friendship growing into love, deep and lasting romance, serious relationship, marriage. Enjoys gardening, quiet times, movies, home cooking, companionship, togetherness, holding hands, kisses. Maybe one relocate? (00378) M37653 - CA - Age 60, 5'9”, 170 lbs., brown/blond hair, blue eyes. Semi-retired from HVAC. Methodist, but flexible. Likes animals, fishing, dancing, learning, becoming computer savvy. Seeking lady, not too shy, realist, adventurous, height/weight proportionate. I can relocate. Like to take care of my lady. (SG 00379) M36772 - AR - White male, 5'9” tall and 170 lbs. or muscle. Dark brown hair, blue eyes. I am interested in top heavy women only. Looking for lady who enjoys slow dancing, hugging, smooching on the couch while watching TV. Serious callers only. Call 0000000000000
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M37264 - West Tennessee - Age 66, Christian man in good health, 5'8”, 169 lbs., black hair, brown eyes, very romantic, caring, honest. I enjoy church, fishing, travel, bowling, theatres. Seeking black or Asian ladies for companionship, 47 to 60, good personality, romantic, caring, honest, good health. Please send letter, photo, phone number (SG00381)
M38348 - IN - Famous farmer in E. C. Indiana. 70+. 5'9”, 190 lbs. Seeking woman from IN, KY, OH. (00377) **** M38281 - NC - Age 38, white, 6'2”, 195 lbs. brown hair, blue eyes, single. High school. Occupation: sales and marketing. Baptist. Like gardening, cooking, movies, country music, photography. Seeking attractive lady, age to 40, with sense of humor, affectionate personality.
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mong traditional churches there is much resistance to the message of God’s grace that is now becoming so popular among believers in the finished work of Jesus Christ. Many have based their beliefs on a mixture of grace and law, teaching that when we are saved, we are forgiven of our sins, but then we have to keep ourselves clean by asking for and receiving forgiveness for every sin we commit thereafter. There are multiple questions here. Can we confess every sin we commit, known and unknown? If we commit a sin and die without confessing it do we go to hell? Do we really believe Ephesians 2:8-9 that says we are saved by grace, the free gift of God so that no man can boast. What is sin anyway? Romans 14:23 says whatever is not of faith is sin. Is worry a sin? If we have to constantly examine ourselves to confess every sin and receive forgiveness, what do we do about Hebrews 10:14 that says, “For by a single offering He has forever completely cleansed and perfected those who are consecrated and made holy.” Instead of promoting and ministering life to their congregations by pointing them to the Lord Jesus Christ and His finished work, many are still preaching the ministry of death and condemnation according to 2 Cor. 3:7 without going on to 2 Cor. 3:18 which says we are changed into His image when we behold the Lord Jesus Christ. They continually bombard listeners
with the problem instead of the solution. We need to behold the Lord and His life instead of the law which offers only death and condemnation. We are living in a new covenant with new and better promises. Heb. 10:16-18. This is the agreement (testament, covenant) that I will set up and conclude with them after those days, says the Lord: I will imprint My laws upon their hearts, and I will inscribe them on their minds (on their inmost thoughts and understanding),17 He then goes on to say, And their sins and their lawbreaking I will remember no more.18 Now where there is absolute remission (forgiveness and cancellation of the penalty) of these [sins and lawbreaking], there is no longer any offering made to atone for sin. Much opposition to the message of grace comes from misunderstanding. If we are required to confess every sin to stay saved, that would just be another law that we cannot keep, like the ten that Moses gave us. It makes us sin conscious, always looking for sin and being condemned and burdened down by it because in our natural selves, in our flesh, we will never find the end of it.
Do we repent, which means to change our beliefs and our actions or behaviors? Of course. As we behold Him and ask Him to make the righteousness He has given to us more and more real, our behaviors will change. Right believing leads to right doing. He corrects us through the spirit, leading us in paths of righteousness. As we stay “in Him” by faith, we walk in the light as He is in the light. That is the solution and the remedy for any sin or wrong behavior. Stay in Him by faith. Is it possible to have a spirit man that is one with the Lord, pure and clean, and still have a conscience, a sin consciousness, that condemns us? Yes. But 1 Cor. 1:30 says “But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption.” It is only by looking to the Word of God for truth, meditating on it, and being transformed by it that we will come to the realization of what He has done for us and who we really are in Him. – Sandra Turner
Only looking to Jesus and the Word of God, instead of to the law and our own works, will lead us into a life of victory and freedom.