The Country Preacher, Raymond T. Ellis

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"Merry Christmas" from: Country Preacher Ministries, Inc.
 

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6

Me and Christmas

It’s misting rain with sleet and snow, as I make my  way home.
The night is dark and I feel a coldness in my bones.

Then I think of Him, whose  blessings are untold,
And the beauty of this night, although it’s bitter cold.

I remember that night of long, long ago,
When the angel choir sang to the shepherds below.

Amazed and fearful, they listened with awe,
As their sheep wandered along to the valley below.

"Tis the birth of the Savior,” the announcement was clear.
They must hurry to see him now,  while they were near.

Ragged and dirty, they came with delight,
To see the Christ-child, born Christmas night.

They  were the first to see God’s Son, yes,
How blessed by the Lord, and how glad they had come!

Leaving the manger, crude though it be,
They’ve brought the story of Christmas to me.

Though the night is dark and the day is long,
Burdens are many, and trials do come.

I am a blessed one who has been touched, by
               The “Life” of God’s great love at Christmas time.               
                                               
Raymond T. Ellis ©
 12/7/96

 

         Sunday Worship Service Schedule

  9:45 - 10:00 Devotion and Prayer

10:00 - 10:15 Assembly

10:15 - 10:55 Sunday school

11:00 - Sunday Worship Service

Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer 6:30 - 7:30 PM

 

Country Preacher Ministries, Inc.
352 Snake Road
Lumberton, NC 28358
910-738-3132
Country Bible Baptist Church
5428 Highway 211 West
Lumberton, NC 28360
910-739-8224

 

Directions: From I 95 take Highway 211 - Go West 6 miles. Church is on the right.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM-5PM Saturday 8AM-1PM

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And the Lord said unto the servant, go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled. Luke 23:14

Country Preacher Ministries, Inc.  |  352 Snake Road, Lumberton, NC 28358  |  Phone:  910-738-3132
Country Bible Baptist Church  |  5428 Highway 211 West, Lumberton, NC 28360  |  Phone:  910-739-8224

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