Smoky Mountain Trader

February 13, 2020

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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 As I look back on this last deer season, it seems that bad news could be the theme. I hunted hard since I was not able to very much last year, but my effort only produced minimal results. If I had to compare the hours in the stand to my harvest ledger, I would definitely be in the red. What makes it even worse is I knew I was in a place where some big bucks lived. In fact, I missed my opportunity at one of those bucks because I couldn't get my crossbow up before said buck left. Another bummer was when I arrowed a ten-pointer but was never able to find him. I actually think he's still alive. At least I hope he is. When I think about it however, I can't remember a year that was marked by more successes than failures. The truth is bad news is a lot more normal than good news, and it's easier to find. It's certainly that way in most areas of life. One of my favorite evangelists of times past was a black man by the name of E.V. Hill. The way he preached could make me confess sins I'd never committed. He tells a story about a woman in his church who always sat on the front row. Her nickname was Eighteen Hundred. It was given to her because she was so old that everyone thought she must have been born in the 1800's. Everyone loved Eighteen Hundred. Author, Shane Claiborne, tells how E.V Hill shared the story with him. Every Sunday old Eighteen Hundred would sit in her usual spot in the front row. As Pastor Hill started preaching, she would start muttering, "Get to the good news, Pastor: get to the good news". And her commentary would get louder and louder as the sermon progressed. The longer he talked, the louder she got. He would be talking about how Jesus died on Friday, and she'd yell back, "Don't leave him there. Get to the empty tomb on Sunday." He'd be talking about how hatred, sin, and racism are still alive today. And she'd shout back, "Move on Pastor. Get to the good news!" Eventually he would get to the good news, and she would shout "Amen!" at the top of her lungs. I think about all that Eighteen Hundred went through in her life. Racism, slavery, poverty, and the likes. If anyone ought to wallow in the bad news it ought to be her. But Eighteen Hundred had not only found a story of bad news that ended in good news, she wanted to make sure it always ended the right way. It was this good news that overcame all the bad news she had endured in her life. Friend, I know the world is full of bad news. But it always has been. The 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. 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These Christian Apps are great for Reading the Bible, Daily Devotions, Listening to Christian Music and even accessing your Church. #ChristianApps Christian Apps - Here are some Christian Apps that I use and recom- mend. These Christian Apps are great for Reading the Bible, Daily Devotions, Listening to Christian Music and even accessing your C h u r c h . #ChristianApps This list has now been updated since first published. My screen shots are for an iOS device, but generally speaking there is an Android version. Bible Gateway: I like the Bible Gateway App, because you can read various translations of the Bible with their app. Plus, this blog is part of the Bible Gateway Bloggers Grid (#BGBG2). They even have reading plans for you to use. (I blog about Bible Gateway from time to time) e-Sword LT: I like e-Sword LT because you have read the Bible and also find what the Strong's s word is. (Original Greek, Hebrew or Aramaic). It also has various commentaries to go with the verse(s). It even has maps. This one is only for iPhone. (I believe there is a version similar for Android). BLB aka Blue Letter Bible: With BLB aka Blue Letter Bible, you can read the Bible in various translations. I don't use this much, but I like their website, as I can find the Strong's Words there. There are some e-Books on this app too. Church App: This Church App is for my Church, True Life Church. I can see sermon notes, past sermons, events, notes, prayer list, I can use it to give my tithe (offering) and more. It is done via Tithe.ly C & RC: Is an iOS app that has the Christian Creeds and Confessions. (the Apostles' Creed, the Nicene Creed, and the Athanasian Creed); the 'Three Forms of Unity' (the Belgic Confession, the Heidel- berg Catechism, and the Canons of Dort); and the Westminster Standards (the Westmin- ster Confession and the Shorter and Larger Catechisms.) Scripture Direct – I like this app because it shows interlinear, English and 2020 30 FREE GOSPEL TRACTS PER MONTH /BezeugenTractClub "For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us." Romans 8:18 NASB V e r s e o f t h e W e e k The Living by Faith page will print your Church or Ministry Event, based on space availability. The Living by Faith page runs in the Smoky Mountain Trader based on space. Deadline is Tuesday at 5 P.M. for current week publication. YOU CAN LIST YOUR EASTER & VBS EVENTS FOR FREE!! Email: ads@thesmtrader.com Fax: 423-587-2906 Chrisitan Apps Greek. Actually it is an Interlinear Greek Bible. You can click on each word and see the meaning of that word. This only does the New Testament. Available on iOS, Android and Kindle. Strongs Lite: – This app needs updated at the time of this post, they are not compatible with iOS 13.3. It will let you see what words mean accord- ing to the Strong's number. Similar to Blue Letter Bible and e-Sword, above. YouVersion – Bible App: – Bible App – I like this one because you can pick your translation and even do multiple reading plans. I also like them, because you can create images using the Bible Verses. You can even add friends and study together as a group. (I blog about YouVersion from time to time) Bible Lens: – They are part of YouVer- sion, this one, you can use your own photos and have Bible verses put on them. It scans the photo and suggest verses based on that photo. Ligonier Connect: – I don't really use this one. I downloaded it after someone telling me about it. But it's an app that allows you to study together. Sermons: Allows you to listen to tons of sermons that are online. You can search by topic and it will show you and allow to you to listen to a variety sermons. Bible Hub: – I don't use this one much. But it allows you to read various translations. Look up commentary, sermons, topics, devotionals, interlinear. Christian Music App list is on Coura- geous Christian Father. gospel, however, is good news, and it is good news for everyone who hears it. So, don't forget, it's alright to recognize all the bad things that may be going on, but don't end the story on Friday. February 14 Winter Jam Thompson-Boling Arena 1600 Phillip Fulmer Way #202, Knoxville, TN 37996 $15 At the Door. Limited Seating Arrive Early! February 16 Heavenly Heirs 11:00 AM Little Redeemed 2902 Cherokee Dr, Morristown, TN 37814 February 16 Michael Combs 6:00 PM Union Temple Freewill Baptist Church 9680 Kingsport Hwy., Chuckey, TN 37641 February 16 Heavenly Heirs 6:30 PM Emory Valley 6124 E Emory Rd, Knoxville, TN 37938 February 21 Heavenly Heirs 7:30 PM Church Crusade @ Grand Smokies Restort 2385 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 February 22 Heavenly Heirs 11:00 PM Church Crusade @ Grand Smokies Restort 2385 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 February 23 Revival 10:15 AM New Market Baptist Church 921 Churchview St, New Market, TN 37820 February 23 Heavenly Heirs 11:00 PM Gurthries 1575 Guthries Greene Rd, Bulls Gap, TN 37711 February 23 Revival 6:00 PM New Market Baptist Church 921 Churchview St, New Market, TN 37820 February 23 Heavenly Heirs 6:00 PM Sugar Grove 489 Bear Creek Rd, New Tazewell, TN 37825 Page 16 - The Smoky Mountain Trader - February 13 - February 19, 2020 www.thesmtrader.com

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