BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2020

We welcome you to FEA, where we are overcoming through the power of the Word. We are happy to have you!

As the death toll from the corona virus rises and the number of confirmed cases escalates, fear and insecurity is gripping the 11 million residents of Wuhan, a city in China’s Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak. But according to Lucille Talusan, Asia correspondent for the Christian Broadcasting Network, Christians there have been out on the streets distributing masks and sharing the love of Jesus and the hope which the Gospel brings.

One Chinese pastor living in Wuhan, wrote to the international faith community, urging them to pray. He said that fellow pastors from around the world had been reaching out to them. “It is readily apparent that we are facing a test of our faith,” the pastor wrote. “The situation is so critical, yet we are trusting in the Lord’s promises, that his thoughts toward us are of peace, and not evil (Jer. 29:11), and that He allows for a time of testing, not to destroy us, but to establish us. Therefore, Christians are not only to suffer with the people of this city, but we have a responsibility to pray for those in this city who are fearful, and to bring to them the peace of Christ… Wuhan’s pestilence cannot separate us from the love of Christ; this love is in our Lord Jesus Christ.”

The corona virus, which causes a respiratory infection with mild to severe flu-like symptoms, has spread to at least two dozen countries, including the United States on a much smaller scale. Even as hospitals in the U.S. are gearing up to handle the potential spread of the virus, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. is ready to spend $100 million to help China and other affected countries. He added that the U.S. also helped ship to China 17.8 tons of donated supplies.

Persecution watchdog group, International Christian Concern (ICC), noted China’s Christian community’s efforts to provide hope and refuge to those suffering. They noted that encouraging sermons were being broadcasted to many Chinese communities through speakers placed on balconies. There is also a report of one Christian man who rode his bike to a pharmacy where people gathered and played a sermon through a portable speaker. A video circulated on social media showing Christians distributing face masks and Gospel pamphlets to passersby on the streets as a sermon played in the background. Additionally, Christians from other provinces have been offering their homes to host people who face housing discrimination as they flee from Hubei province.

We praise God for the Christian love that is being exhibited by our Christian brethren in China. Hebrews 13:2 says, “Be not forgetful to entertain strangers; for some have entertained angels unawares.” Let us remember to pray for the people of that nation that as a result of the love and kindness of God’s people, many will be won to Jesus Christ. Praise the Lord!

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

  1. INTERCESSORY MEETING
    • Today, 5:00 p.m.
  2. LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE/PRAYER
    • Wednesday, 12:00 noon – Lunch Hour Hotline
    • 5:30 p.m. – Prayer
  3. PRAISE & ADORATION PRACTICE
    • Friday, 6:00 p.m.
  4. NO YOUTH  MINISTRY MEETING
  5. HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
    • Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
  6. NEXT SUNDAY (Communion)
    • Worship & Ministry, 9:00 a.m.
    • Seed Faith Sunday

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          Announcements

FEA Senior Women’s ministry
Is having a Movie Night
On Friday, February 28, 2020 6:00 p.m. Until
At Frenchtown Evangelistic Assembly
Movie is Free
Refreshments will be on Sale!

Movie Name is “Courageous”
Outreach night Friday March 20th, 2020 7:00 pm

Other Activities

SOUNDS OF JUBILEE
Invites the community to its 15th Annual VI ASAPH Worship Conference
SHOUT! FOR THE LORD HAS GIVEN YOU THE CITY
March 12-15, 2020

March 12 & 13 –Thursday & Friday
Worship Services – 7PM
ST. THOMS ASSEMBLY OF GOD (Upper Contant)

March 13- Friday – DAY SESSIONS
10AM – 2PM
Global Life (Raphune Hill)

March 14- Saturday –PRAISE PARADE CELEBRATION
3PM-8PM – Parade Route: Old Vitelco Bldg- Emancipation Garden

WOMAN OF JOY AND POWER INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT
“Contending for Joy in Times of Crisis” – Sunday, March 15th – 5 PM – 8:30 PM
Living Word Family Ministries – (Smith Bay- across form Lindquist Beach)

(See bulletin Board for more information)

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MEDIA MINISTRY

World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 8:30 a.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.m. WGOD 97.9 FM station: 1st & 2nd Sundays each month at 4:30 p.m.

  • Website: http://www.fea.vi  & Email: info@fea.vi
  • On our Website you will find: Live Streaming, free copies of our audio message & radio broadcast.

THE YEAR OF GOD’S GLORY

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2020

We welcome you to FEA, where we are overcoming through the power of the Word. We are happy to have you!

Once again, archaeologists digging in Israel discovered artifacts buried for about three millennia. These archaeologists excavating at Tel Abel Beth Maacah, found a room dating back to the ninth century before Christ “that contained broken jars.” During the reign of King Ahab, Abel Beth Maacah was where the kingdoms of Israel, Aram and Phoenicia met. The city is mentioned in 2 Samuel 20 as a “city that is a mother in Israel” and part of “the Lord’s inheritance.”

Some of the jars that were found contained residues that suggested that the room was “an ancient wine cellar.” One of the jars had an inscription which was so faint that it required special equipment to see it. The inscription read “lbnayo,” which means “belongs to Benjamin.” As Biblical Archaeology Review put it, this finding suggests “that Abel Beth Maacah was an Israelite city at the time when Ahab was the Israelite King.”

Obviously, it’s important to be cautious and not over-interpret the data here. The field of biblical archaeology and archaeology in general, is a human endeavor subject to human failings like most other areas of study. Sloppiness, bias, fraud, or simple good-faith errors can lead to flawed interpretation of findings. But unfortunately, what has long passed for caution in archaeology is what would be better identified as a “hermeneutics of suspicion.” In other words, there is often a taken-for-granted assumption by critics, that the Bible cannot be trusted. Because it deals with religion and morality, it must be exaggerating, if not outright lying on its historical claims.

On the other hand, it’s more than a little disturbing that the Bible’s contemporaries always seem to get the benefit of the doubt, especially if their claims contradict the Bible. A classic case is the Exodus. Since no mention of the Exodus exists in Egyptian documents of the same period, many scholars assume that the biblical account did not happen. Though the kind of caution that accompanies findings like the one at Tel Abel Beth Maacah is prudent, such caution is seldom about the quality of the evidence behind the historicity of biblical accounts. Rather, it is more often about a predisposition to treat the Bible like any other religious text. But the Bible has proved itself to be unlike any other book, religious or otherwise.

Because the Bible actually tells the story of God’s presence and actions in the affairs of man in human history, it uncovers and presents the

historical details in ways other religious texts just don’t. This is why we, as God’s people, should always be excited when these historical details are discovered and validated. Let us pray for those who do not know God that these facts will serve to convince them of His existence and His interest in them as human beings. Amen!

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

  • TODAY’S ACTIVITIES
  • The King’s Daughters Ministry Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
  • The Kingdom Men’s Ministry Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
  • LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE/BIBLICAL DYNAMICS
  • Wednesday, 12:00 noon – Lunch Hour Hotline
  • 5:30 p.m. – Biblical Dynamics  –  The Book of Revelation
  • PRAISE & ADORATION PRACTICE
  • Friday, 6:00 p.m.
  • YOUTH  MINISTRY MEETING
  • Friday, 7:00 p.m.
  • HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
  • Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
  • NEXT SUNDAY
  • Worship & Ministry, 9:00 a.m.
  • Intercessory Meeting, 5:00 p.m.

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SEED FAITH Sunday March 1st., 2020

THE YEAR OF GOD’S GLORY              

Seed Faith Envelopes are available

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FEA Senior Women’s ministry

Is having a Movie Night

On Friday, February 28, 2020

6:00 p.m.  Until

At Frenchtown Evangelistic Assembly

Movie is Free

Refreshments will be on Sale!

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Outreach Night

Scheduled for February 21,

Has been rescheduled for

Friday March 13, 2020

7:00 p.m.

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The God Movement

Is having their 2nd Annual

Jesus Party Boat Ride

On Friday April 10th, 2020

7:00 p.m.

To Purchase tickets Contact

 Aquila Jackson @ 1- 340-998-0613

See flyer for more information

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MEDIA MINISTRY

World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 8:30 a.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.m. WGOD 97.9 FM station: 1st & 2nd Sundays each month at 4:30 p.m.

  • Website: http://www.fea.vi  & Email: info@fea.vi
  • On our Website you will find: Live Streaming, free copies of our audio message & radio broadcast.

THE YEAR OF GOD’S GLORY