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More than a Four-Letter Word

1 John 4.7-12

Seeking to understand godly love

To whom is it to be

directed

?

From a Tomb to An Eternal Home
From a Tomb to
An Eternal
Home

It is to be directed not only toward God, but also toward

Our love is to be directed toward

God

.

Do we remember our early

convictions

?

Along the way, however, we face potential

problems

Our love for

.

There are some advantages in

solitude

The more we love people, the more we

What are the

benefits

of loving others?

– it is easier to think, to study, and to pray.

 

Love for others saves, preserves, and expresses our love for

God

.

How can we show love for God?

 

Can we give Him anything He

needs

? (Romans 11.33-36)

 
 

The only way to love

God

is to love

others

.

What are we thinking about when we say “love”?

God

is love.

 

Love is

Jesus

Christ

.

can mean many things.

Love

 

Agape is a love that

thinks

Jesus.

 

It is what makes it possible for families and friends to love for

years

 

.

Such love is

commanded

. (1 John 4.21)

 

It moves out of liking, emotion, feeling, and warmth – to

will

.

We move closer to others by understanding God’s   self - giving in Jesus.

We move closer to others by understanding God’s

 

self

-

giving

in Jesus.

What about us?

 

each

other

. (3.16; 4.10-11)

God

is to be directed toward

people

.

care

and desire more

involvement

.

CHURCH STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST
CHURCH STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST

If you are visiting with us, you are our honored guest!

Please fill out a blue visitor’s card, located on the pew in front of you, and drop it in with the collection so we can have a record of your visit.

ORDER OF WORSHIP — August 30, 2015

 

9:00 AM Service

6:00 PM Service

Welcome/Ann

Clifford Whitaker

Matt Ervin

Song Leader

Bill Tankersley

Bill Tankersley

Preacher

Kyle Bolton

Kyle Bolton

Reading

Billy Cook

Aaron Wiles

Scripture

1 John 4:7-11

Genesis 45:4-8

Prayer

Lee Morrison

Roy Bolton

Sermon

More Than a Four Letter Word

Developing Greatness

Closing Prayer

Joe Liggett

Steve Allen

Greatness Closing Prayer Joe Liggett Steve Allen Item for Children’s Home for September: Beef Stew &

Item for Children’s Home for September: Beef Stew & Ravioli. Events of Interest:

August 30

Beef Stew & Ravioli. Events of Interest: August 30 Baby Shower for Ashley & Molly Ann

Baby Shower for Ashley & Molly Ann Rodgers in Room 13 from 2 til 3:30. Ladies Day at Westvue, beginning at 8:30. Youth devotional at the Bailey’s after the evening service. R.U.S.H. at Freed Hardeman. Sign up on Youth board. Fall Advance at Dickson. Applications are in the racks. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 16. Adults we need your help! Sign-up on youth board.

Sept. 12

Sept. 13

Sept. 18-20

Sept. 25-27

youth board. Sept. 12 Sept. 13 Sept. 18 - 20 Sept. 25 - 27 Calling All

Calling All

5th

- 8th

Grade Girls!

It is time for Praising Princesses to recon- vene as of Wednesday night, September 2!

P.S. Please bring

a

mother or grand- mother to the first session, if possible.

bring a mother or grand - mother to the first session, if possible. Wednesday, September 2nd!
bring a mother or grand - mother to the first session, if possible. Wednesday, September 2nd!

Wednesday, September

2nd!

Sunday, September

6th!

Just 4 weeks (1 month) till FALL ADVANCE! Mark your calendars for: September 25 -

Just 4 weeks (1 month) till FALL ADVANCE! Mark your calendars for:

September 25-27 at Camp Hickory Hills in Dickson.

“Light the Fire” is our theme.

Young people 4 th grade and up are eligible to go. Invite your friends and let’s have a great FALL ADVANCE!

Invite your friends and let’s have a great FALL ADVANCE! Youth Devotional Sunday, September 13 —
Youth Devotional Sunday, September 13 — hosted by Kenneth and Kristin Bailey RUSH @ Freed-Hardeman
Youth Devotional
Sunday, September 13 — hosted by
Kenneth and Kristin Bailey
RUSH @ Freed-Hardeman
September 18-20; sign up on the
Youth board in the back hallway
Fall Advance
September 25-27; pick up your
registration sheet in the wall pocket
next to the Youth Minister office.
Registration deadline is September 16.
Fall Festival @ Morrison Farm
October 17

Be watching and listening for more exciting youth events coming your way in the very near future …

Monthly Devotionals WOW Weekly Bible Study Area-Wide Youth Devotionals Fall Festival @ the Morrison Farm Evangelism University Challenge Youth Conference (CYC) and more

Remember in Prayer

Charles Williamson has fallen and broken his leg,

has a blood infection.

also

Houston Williams had appendix removed on Thursday

Continue to Remember

Hershel Davis, Clifton & Jean Hollowell, Doug Martin, Jack Miller, Morris Mitchell, Molly Ann Rodgers, John Schmitt, Patsy Spence, Ronald Young

Emma Lancaster (mother of B J Holt), Cora Braden (mother of April Wilson), Lyla Kate Johnson (granddaughter of Amy Fuller), Joann Frame (sister of Frances Burgett), Mike McCollum, (son of Shirley McCollum), Kurt Massey (cousin of Donna Hargrove), Barbara Chunn, (aunt of Kim Anderson & Keith Childers), Holland Townes, (granddaughter of Steve & Pam Allen), Phyllis Adcock Sentlingar, (niece of Laquita Weaver), Brandon Bradley, & Bill Ketron (friends of Joe Liggett), Joy Briggs (friend of David Adams), Don Smith (father of Becky Allen), Bailey Allen, (grandson of Artie & Becky Allen), B.D. & Marcella Spence, (friends of com- munity), Keith Green, (son of Patsy Derryberry), Charles Estes, (son of Margaret Neill), Jana Hoffman, (cousin of Janet Manire, Pam Davis & Terry Spray), Lucy Tate

IN HOME SHUT-INS Anna Bailey, Carlee Barron, Ross Beckham, Theola Blue, Ruby Cathey, Elizabeth Escue, James Foster, Sadie Graves, Reba Harwell, Tina Montgomery, Mary Ann Roberts, Jim & Laquita Weaver, Billy & Alice Willis

NHC LEWISBURG/MERIHIL Joetta Bigham, Mary Davis, Ed Lee, Nona McBride, Elise Murphy

NHC OAKWOOD Evelyn Baxter, Roslyn Collins, Elizabeth Foster, George & Dorothy Phillips, Ethel Short,

VILLAGE MANOR Roy & Anna Bolton, Betty Carter, Geraldine Davis, Elizabeth Hardison, John Hargrove, Bobby & Melba Martin, Mabel Payne, Lucy Tate, Lillian Wakefield

SUMMIT Pat Blackmore, Louise Bogle, Frances Lamb

OUR MILITARY Donnie Allen, Mark Allen, Nate & Brittany Leyba, Todd Lowrance, Logan Tate

OUR MISSION POINTS Colonet, Mexico; City of Children (Ensenada, Mexico), World Bible School; Ghana preachers; Zambia jail ministry; Eastern European Missions; Inner City Ministry; AGAPE; Freed-Hardeman University; Heritage Christian; Fishers of Men; Tennessee Children’s Home; World Christian Broadcasting

Tennessee Children’s Home; World Christian Broadcasting *********** We have received thank you notes from: The Jesse

***********

We have received thank you notes from:

The Jesse Lou Duncan family, & Billy & JoEllen Haislip. Please stop and read.

Birthdays and Anniversaries

Birthdays and Anniversaries August 30 Sheila Crick August 31 Pam Davis Brandee L. Worsham Bill Marlow

August 30

Sheila Crick

August 31

Pam Davis Brandee L. Worsham Bill Marlow Gary Wells Katrina McRady

Brandee L. Worsham Bill Marlow Gary Wells Katrina McRady Sept. 1 Sept. 2 Sept. 3 Sept.
Brandee L. Worsham Bill Marlow Gary Wells Katrina McRady Sept. 1 Sept. 2 Sept. 3 Sept.

Sept. 1

Sept. 2

Sept. 3

Sept. 4

Sept. 5

Kaylin Kreuzer — 11 Anna Bolton — 81 Bob Edens James Watkins — 89 R.L. Wiles Betty Daniels Ann Miller Chad Arnold

— 89 R.L. Wiles Betty Daniels Ann Miller Chad Arnold August 30 August 31 Greg &

August 30

August 31

Greg & April Wilson—41 yrs Lee & Carol Morrison—41 yrs

30 August 31 Greg & April Wilson—41 yrs Lee & Carol Morrison—41 yrs Sept. 5 Billy

Sept. 5

Billy & Ruth Cook—34 yrs

Morrison—41 yrs Sept. 5 Billy & Ruth Cook—34 yrs Calling All 5th - 8th Grade Girls!

Calling All 5th - 8th Grade Girls!

It is time for Praising Princesses to reconvene as of Wednesday night, September 2!

P.S. Please bring a mother or grand- mother to the first session, if possible.

a mother or grand- mother to the first session, if possible. ***************** PLEASE update your college

*****************

PLEASE update your college students addresses. We want to keep in touch.

FOR THE RECORD

August 23, 2015

AM

360*

Hispanic

40

PM

174

Bible Class

311

Summit

7

Wed. Nite

191

Contribution $10,414.25

*includes Hispanic count