Smoky Mountain Trader

July 18, 2019

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©SMTPUB INC LIST YOUR CHURCH OR MINISTRY EVENT ON THIS PAGE! E-mail: ads@thesmtrader.com or Fax: 423-587-2906 Outdoor Truths Living by Living by Living by The summer can be slow for bass fishermen. The water is warm and the oxygen that fish need for peak activity is not found in warmer water. Therefore they tend to go deeper or become more active when the days are at their coolest. That's why early in the morning is some of the best time to be on the lake or river. My favorite way to start is by being ready to cast my first bait when the sun is barely peeking over the horizon. One must take advantage of every minute the fish are active because in the summer those minutes are few. As many of you know, my favorite way to wake bass up this time of year is with a top water bait. The sound of this plug echoes for unknown distances at the break of day and each plop signals to the fisherman to be ready for what might be lurking just below the surface. The combination of sight and sound can at times be just too much for nearby bass to ignore. And for the fisher- man, the crash of water just behind that bait can also be as addictive as well. Once you see and hear that unique moment, you will place it in its own mental compart- ment, and nothing will ever join it. Thankfully there are other moments that deserve their own special place. I imagine me making a file and labeling it with that moment but never adding anything else to the file except that which caused me to make it in the first place. It's like making a folder on your computer for certain types of pictures or documents and only finding one picture or document that fits in the folder. In one way you are hoping for other occasions to add to the folder, but it seems that nothing ever fits like that first file. There are a few things like that in my life. A first degree. A first accomplishment. A first purchase. All of these things were so special to me then and still hold their own special place today. But what really matters are not fish or firsts but moments when someone wrote something or said something that caused me to change into a better man. It was a sentence that Power Band Witness- ing Tool Bracelet (Salvation Bracelet) – A fun craft to make for church, youth group, camp, Vacation Bible School and more. A great way to share the gospel using God's colors on a bracelet. Knot: Represents when you were born. See – John 10:10 Black: Represents spiritual darkness because of sin. See – Romans 3:23 Red: Represents the blood Jesus shed to pay the penalty for our sins. See – Romans 5:8 White: Represents forgiveness and cleans- ing of those who trust in Christ. See – Acts 3:18 Blue: Represents public profession declared by baptism. See – Acts 2:41 Green: Represents spiritual growth which occurs as we pray, worship and read the Bible, etc. See – 2 Peter 3:18 Yellow: Represents heaven and glory with Christ! See – Revelation 21:1-3 Knot: Represents the end of life when every person will stand before God. See – Hebrews 9:27 Clear: Represents Christ's clear call to repent and put our faith in Him alone. See – John 14:6 Around Easter people use Jelly Beans and call it the Jelly Bean Prayer. Gary has three books that are compilations of the articles he has written for nearly 15 years. He also speaks at game dinners and men's groups for churches and associations. Gary Miller gary@outdoortruths.org For more information about Outdoor Truths visit: outdoortruths.org OutdoorTruths outdoortruths Living By Faith is also brought to you by: Living By Faith is sponsored by: ChristianBlogR CourageousChristianFather.com CourageousChristianFather.com NewHeightsKY.com NewHeightsKY.com Located At 2219 Cumberland Avenue in Middlesboro, KY At Making Ripples Training Studio. Join Us at 10:30 AM Sunday Mornings "As for me and my house we will serve the Lord" NewHeightsChurchKY CourageousChristianFather LivingByFaithPage ads@thesmtrader.com thesmtrader.com/living-by-faith/ Courageous Christian Father Central Baptist Church of Corbin, KY, Pastor Chad Fugitt will be nominated for the Kentucky Baptist Convention presidency in November. I have got to hear him preach a few times at Central Baptist Church in Corbin, KY. I attended a few night services there. Pastor Chad battled brain cancer. Which he has overcome with the healing attribute of God. He has a great testimony to that too. Pastor Andrew Dyer from Corinth Baptist Church in London intends to nominate Fugitt at the KBC's annual meeting in Lexington this November. "Chad serves with wisdom and humil- ity," he has a proven track record of leadership in a variety of roles in KBC life. He understands the relationships between the president and the executive director-treasurer and state mission board, which is important during this time of transition." Pastor Andrew Dyer wowed me. It was a lesson that challenged me. It was a gesture that took me aback. You see while things like these may deserve a place in their own folder; unlike fish and firsts, their benefits continue not just as motivation but as actual ingredi- ents that mold me every day. So, this week don't forget that while you are making memories someone needs you to become a good one for them. Sunday Services 1st Service at 9:00 A.M. 2nd Service at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday Services Discipleship Classes 6-8 PM Men, Women and Children thetruelifechurch.com 860 E Hwy 11 E | Jefferson City, TN 37760 (865) 471-5530 CourageousChristianFather ChristianBlogR Steve Patterson manofresolution@me.com www.courageouschristianfather.com Read the full article online at: courageouschristianfather.com/ power-band-witnessing-tool-bracelet/ CourageousChristianFather ChristianBlogR Steve Patterson manofresolution@me.com www.courageouschristianfather.com Read online at: courageouschristianfather.com/ entral-baptist-church-pastor-chad-fugitt- will-be-nominated-for-the-kentucky- baptist-convention/ Chad Fugitt to be nominated for the Kentucky Baptist Convention Pray without ceasing 1 Thessalonians 5:17 NASB V e r s e o f t h e W e e k July 28 Miller's Chapel (Homecoming) 10:30AM 701 Evans Avenue, Middlesboro, KY theheavenlyheirs.com July 19 True Life Church 6:30-9 PM 860 E Hwy 11 E, Jefferson City, TN 37760 RSVP at thetruelifechurch.com True Life Church will be showing the film American Gospel: Christ Alone. They will have registration set up on their website and church app. Childcare through the 4th grade will be provided. About: Is Christianity Christ + the American dream? American Gospel examines how the prosperity gospel (the Word of Faith movement) has distorted the gospel message, and how this theology is being exported abroad. Chad Fugitt, Pastor of Central Baptist Church of Corbin, KY The Heavenly Heirs 2019 Power Band Witnessing Tool Bracelet www.tinyurl.com/freeccm www.thesmtrader.com July 18 - July 24, 2019 - The Smoky Mountain Trader - Page 27

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