BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY JULY 16, 2017

Once again we welcome you as we gather to worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. May His name be glorified in us.

A Chinese woman named Ting, who had formally been involved in Shamanism has dedicated her life to Jesus Christ after seeing Him in a dream while on her deathbed. Shamanism deals in the realm of darkness and demons. Ting had the ability to attract “thousands” of people to seek her counsel. But one day her health started to deteriorate. She was left completely paralyzed, and doctors were unable to explain her illness.

As she was on her deathbed, Ting said she experienced a dream in which she saw Jesus. “I was in the back seat of a taxi as my brother drove me toward an endless darkness. But then three men, who were wearing brilliant white robes, approached. But their light was so bright, I couldn’t see their faces. They told me I must make a choice. And as they spoke, two other men wearing black robes invited me to follow them. I knew in my heart one of the men wearing a white robe was Jesus. So I followed Him.”

When she woke up, she realized that she was healed. Ting knew it was Christ who healed her, and so she decided to “place her life into His hands.” Ting rejected her former life of involvement with demons and darkness. “But despite the persecution and abuse she suffered at the hands of her family, she decided to become a Christian.

According to a report in Open Doors, Chinese Christians, especially in Ting’s rural area, face severe persecution. Conversion to Christianity is considered to be an “utter disgrace,” and it causes great strains on one’s relationship with one’s family. Christians are disowned by loved ones and banished into exile. Ting’s story serves as a reminder that nobody lives “outside the reach of Jesus.” For God so loved the world; that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believeth on Him should not perish but have everlasting life (John 3:16).

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

THE KING’S DAUGHTERS MINISTRY MEETING
Today, 6:00 p.m.

The topic for today’s meeting is “Managing your money” our speaker will be Ms. Antoinette Hazelwood-Williams from AMH Consulting. Her main focus will be repairing your credit. We will have an interactive discussion on being a wise steward. Do you have a tip on saving money come and share it!

LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE /BIBLICAL DYNAMICS
Wednesday, 12:00noon
5:30p.m.- Biblical Dynamics: “The Intercepting Prayer”

SISTERS-IN-UNITY PRAYER NIGHT
Thursday, 6:00p.m.

PRAISE & ADORATION PRACTICE
Friday, 6:30p.m.

HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

CHRIST FOR THE NATIONS/ FEA OUTREACH
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 m.d.
By Golden Dragon Restaurant-Waterfront

NEXT SUNDAY
Worship & Ministry Service, 9:00 a.m.
G.I., P.I. & N.I. Ministry Meeting, 5:00p.m.

SAVE the DATE:
The King’s Daughters & Kingdom Men’s Ministry Conference
“Walking, Talking & Looking Like the Men & Women of God”.
August 31st, September 1st & 3rd, 2017.
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DISCOURAGED?
YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER HAS SOMETHING TO SAY

Dear child of mine,

I am one who comforts you. I bought you and complete you. I delight in you and claim you as my own, rejoicing over you as a bridegroom rejoices over his bride. I will never fail you or forsake you. You are worried and troubled about many things; trust me with all your heart. I know how to rescue godly people from their trials. Let me strengthen you with my glorious power. I did not spare my Son but gave him up for you. Won’t I give you everything else?

When you go through deep waters and great trouble, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown! When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you. So, don’t worry. I never tire or sleep. I stand beside you. The angel of the LORD encamps around you. I hide you in the shelter of my presence. I will go ahead of you, directing your steps and delighting in every detail of your life. If you stumble, you will not fall, for I hold you by the hand. I will guide you along the best pathway for your life.

I will make you fruitful in the land of suffering, trading beauty for ashes, joy for mourning, praise for despair. I live with the low spirited and spirit crushed. I put new spirit in you and get you on your feet again. Weeping may go on all night, but joy comes with the morning. If I am for you, who can ever be against you?

You sometimes say, “The Lord has deserted me; the Lord has forgotten me.” But can a mother forget her nursing child? Can she feel no love for a child she has borne? Even if that were possible, I would not forget you! I paid for you with the precious lifeblood of Christ, my sinless, spotless Lamb. No one will snatch you away from me. See, I have written your name on my hand. I call you my friend. Why, the very hairs on your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are valuable to me.

Give me your burdens; I will take care of you.

Your Maker, your Father,

God

~From: MaxLucado.com

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World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 1:00 p.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.m.
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•On our Website you will find: Live Streaming, free copies of our audio message & radio broadcast.
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OVERCOMER: Living a Life of Victory!

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY JULY 9, 2017

Once again we welcome you as we gather to worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. May His name be glorified in us.

Two U.K. preachers, Michael Overd and Michael Stockwell were convicted of “religiously aggravated public disorder” in February. They were accused of hate speech against Muslims and gay people after simply reading from the King James Bible and affirming that “Jesus is the only way to God” before a crowd of 100 people.

Today, they are enjoying a sweeping victory after winning their appeal at the Bristol Crown Court. At the appeal hearing Overd said that he does not hate Muslims or gays, but while he disagrees with homosexual people, he doesn’t find them to be worse than anyone else. He calls himself a “Christian soldier,” and has vowed to be back on the streets preaching. Stockwell, a former U.S. marine in responding to the decision of the court, remarked that people should have the freedom “to express their beliefs in public without risk of harm, violence or other repercussions.”

Bristol Crown Court judges stated that despite witness reports that the preachers had been intentionally trying to wind people up; there was no evidence provided that the offense was religiously aggravated. Andrea Williams from the Christian Legal Center which was supporting the preachers said, “At a time where Christians are becoming increasingly fearful about expressing their beliefs in the public space, this is a welcome and needed result. We are grateful that the judge made the right decision today.”

Jesus has commanded us to go into the entire world and preach the gospel to everyone. He also assures us of His abiding presence with us in the process. Therefore, we have no need to fear no matter what the devil may try to do against us. In all these things we are more than conquerors through Him that loves us. Amen!

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

BOARD MEETING
Today, 6:00 p.m.

LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE /BIBLICAL DYNAMICS
Wednesday, 12:00noon
5:30p.m.- Biblical Dynamics: “The Intercepting Prayer”

PRAISE & ADORATION PRACTICE
Friday, 6:30p.m.

HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY
Worship & Ministry Service, 9:00 a.m.
The King’s Daughters Ministry Meeting, 6:00p.m.

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Calendar of Events 2017
Year of the Overcomer

August 6-8 …………………… King’s Daughters Conference
August 25 …….…………….………………..…… Outreach Night
Oct. 11-13 ……..………..…..… Sisters-in-Unity Conference
Nov. 10 ……..……………….….…………………… Outreach Night
Dec. 10……………………..……..… Leaders Fellowship Night
Dec. 17……………………. Christmas Program & Fellowship
Dec. 31…………….……..……………. Old Year’s Night Service
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Freely You Have Received, Freely Give

Then Peter came up to Him and said, Lord, how many times may my brother sin against me and I forgive him and let it go? [As many as] up to seven times? Jesus answered him, I tell you, not up to seven times, but seventy times seven
– Matthew 18:21-22

I don’t know about you, but I am glad that God does not put a limit on how many times He will forgive us. Regardless of how many times we fall short, He continues to demonstrate His love for us by forgiving us and welcoming us back time and time again.

But isn’t it amazing how we are willing to keep receiving forgiveness from God, yet how little we want to give forgiveness to others? We freely accept mercy, yet it is surprising how rigid, legalistic, and merciless we can be toward others.

The bottom line is this: As people who have been forgiven much, it is important we learn to share that same forgiveness with others. We can’t live in close relationship with God while we harbor bitterness, resentment, and unforgiveness toward another person. These are chains that will keep us spiritually bound up and far from God’s best in our lives.
If there are people who have hurt you and you are finding it difficult to forgive them, just remember all the things God has forgiven you for. When you look at it that way, forgiveness becomes something much easier to give to others.

God’s grace helps us do things easily that would otherwise be hard.
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-From the book Closer to God Each Day by Joyce Meyer.

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MEDIA MINISTRY
World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 12:30 p.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.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.
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OVERCOMER: Living a Life of Victory!

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY JULY 2, 2017

David said, “I was glad when they said unto me; let us go into the house of the Lord.” I am sure you said that. Welcome!

A report in The Christian Post of a study by Barna Group explored the faith profile of 131 cities in America to identify the top 10 most Bible-minded cities as well as the least Bible-minded cities in 2017. Barna’s annual Bible-Minded Cities report, in partnership with American Bible Society, is based on interviews with 76,505 adults over a 10-year period. And it found that Chattanooga in Tennessee is the most Bible-minded city in America, for the second year in a row.

The evangelical polling organization determined “Bible-mindedness” by asking the respondents how regular they were in reading the Bible and what they thought of its accuracy. Based on the results, the group found that 50 percent of the population of Chattanooga is Bible-minded. Birmingham, Anniston and Tuscaloosa in Alabama have taken the second spot, with 49 percent. In 2015, these cities had the first spot. Roanoke and Lynchburg in Virginia, with 48 percent, are the third most Bible-minded. Then it’s back to Tennessee, with the Tri-Cities area, also around 48 percent, coming in at fourth place. Shreveport in Louisiana (47 percent) has taken fifth place.

The next five are also from the Southern “Bible belt.” They include Charlotte in North Carolina (46 percent); Springfield in Missouri (46 percent); Little Rock and Pine Bluff in Arkansas (44 percent); Knoxville in Tennessee (44 percent); Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson in South Carolina and Asheville in North Carolina (44 percent).

Nationally, only 25 percent of the population is considered Bible-minded, according to Barna. Individuals considered to be Bible-minded are those who report reading the Bible in the past week and who strongly assert the Bible is accurate in the principles it teaches.

As we celebrate 241 years of independence, let us be reminded that this great nation was built on the principles of the Bible. “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord” (Psalm 33:12) should always be our guiding light.

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

THE KINGDOM MEN’S MINISTRY MEETING
Today, 6:00 p.m.

LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE /WARFARE PRAYER
Wednesday, 12:00noon
5:30p.m.- Warfare Prayer

PRAISE & ADORATION PRACTICE
Friday, 6:30p.m.

HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY
Worship & Ministry Service, 9:00 a.m.
Board Meeting, 6:00p.m.

Living Word Family Ministries Activities:
*Caribbean Convenant Ministries: A believers, pastors, and ministers conference. “The Kingdom of God Revealed 2017”, nightly sessions 7:30p.m. from July 6 to 8 (Saturday at 8:00am.)
*CCM 2017 Youth Day “Stand true and never deviate” the activities are a seminar, food sale, carwash & concert. For more information, please see the bulletin board or call at (340)344-9211 // (340)774-5400.
**The Unity group (Sister Sandra Reed Dancers) will be part of this activity on July 6th at 7:30p.m. and July 8th at 5:30p.m.**

Deacon Joseph Francis, Wishes to publicly express his sincere appreciation to the Music Ministry for their willingness, consistency, and dedication to our assignment. May God continue to bless us all.

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John
What’s the big idea?
While the other three gospels portray Jesus as the King, the Servant, and the Son of Man, John portrays Jesus as the Son of God. John stated his theme more clearly than any of the other gospel writers. He wrote so that his readers might “believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God,” so that they may have life in His name (John 20:31). To accomplish that goal, John presented a riveting and distinctive picture of Jesus Christ, one in complete unity with the portraits in the other three gospels, but one that also adds significantly to the Bible’s revelation of Jesus Christ, the God-man.

John used a variety of techniques to communicate to his readers the nature of Jesus. These include his citation of Jesus’s seven “I am” statements, in which Jesus spoke of Himself in terms such as “the Light of the world” (8:12), “the resurrection and the life” (11:25), and “the way, and the truth, and the life” (14:6). Much of John’s gospel (chapters 2–12) might be called the Book of Signs, as it recounts Jesus’s performing of seven different miracles—such as the turning water to wine at Cana and raising Lazarus from the dead at Bethany. These miracles illustrate His identity as the Son of God.

How do I apply this?
Jesus’s identity as the divine Son of God sets Him apart from any other man who ever lived. He carries with Him the transcendence that comes only with God Himself. Therefore, His work on our behalf makes our salvation sure. Because He is God, His sacrifice on the cross has eternal implications, unlike the limited effect of the animal sacrifices in the Old Testament. Jesus, the God-man, has atoned for our sins. We can place our confidence in Him because of His divine nature.

For readers of John’s gospel, the question is a simple, though significant, one: Do you believe that Jesus is Lord? If you believe, you will receive eternal life, claiming the truth that you will one day live in the presence of God in a place with no more pain, no more tears, and no more death.

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MEDIA MINISTRY
World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 12:30 p.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.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.
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OVERCOMER: Living a Life of Victory!

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY JUNE 25, 2017

Welcome to FEA where we are living the life of the world overcomer. May you overcome today and every day.

Kenya’s government has recently banned six animated shows on Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network! This is indeed good news for the people of God not only in Kenya but around the world! The following shows “The Loud House,” “The Legend of Korra,” “Hey Arnold,” “Steven Universe,” “Adventure Time” and “Clarence” have been identified as glorifying homosexual behavior and damaging the moral judgment of children.

“The Legend of Korra” featured a same-sex kiss in one of the episodes and a married gay couple on “The Loud House.” It is evident that the children’s programs are designed to promote the LGBT agenda in the Kenya according to a statement made by the Kenya Film Classification Board. Kenya is a predominantly Christian country where same-sex sexual acts are illegal and offenders face the threat of imprisonment.

Cartoon shows that promote LGBT agenda have also been boycotted by conservative Christian groups in the United States. In May, a petition was launched against Disney XD by One Million Moms after the network portrayed several homosexual kisses in the popular cartoon “Stars vs. The Forces of Evil.”

Let us as parents take our stand against the devil as he seeks to infiltrate his evil into the minds of our children in this subtle way. Let us guard their eyes and ears as God expects us to do. We must teach our children and grandchildren the Word of God even as soon as they begin to talk. They are living in very crucial times. But God’s word is more powerful than any work of darkness. As we teach them the word of God, He will be able to channel them in the right direction. Jesus said, “And you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” (Jn. 8:32).

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

G.I., N.I. & P.I. MEETING
Today, 5:00 p.m.

LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE /WARFARE PRAYER
Wednesday, 12:00noon
5:30p.m.- Warfare Prayer

PRAISE & ADORATION PRACTICE
Friday, 6:30p.m.

HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY
Worship & Ministry Service, 9:00 a.m.
The Kingdom Men Ministry Meeting, 6:00p.m.

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The Kingdom Men’s Ministry..
Wants to thank all people who helped and support the Game Night on Friday.

Thank You to The King’s Daughters
Special thanks go out to the King’s Daughters for the bountiful feast they prepared in honor of Father’s Day. We had a blessed time. The Kingdom Men’s Ministry

John

Who wrote the book?
Not surprisingly, the gospel of John never provides the name of its author. Such identifications were not made in any of the other three biblical gospels either. However, two significant factors point to the identification of John as the author. First, the book itself identifies the author as the disciple whom Jesus loved. This description likely pointed to John for three reasons: the author had to be one of the twelve disciples because he was an eyewitness to the events in the gospel (John 21:24); he was probably one of the inner circle of three disciples (James, John, and Peter) because he was among the first Mary told of the resurrection (20:1–10); and this disciple is distinguished from Peter in the book, while James died too soon after the resurrection to be the author. The second significant evidence for John’s authorship is the unanimous testimony of early Christians, among them the second-century Christian Irenaeus, who declared that John was the disciple who laid his head on Jesus—the disciple “whom Jesus loved” (13:23)—and the author of the gospel.

Where are we?
In Christian tradition, John’s gospel has always been referred to as the fourth gospel, meaning it was composed after the other three. Polycarp, a second-century Christian martyr who knew John personally, told Irenaeus that John had written the book during the apostle’s time serving the church in Ephesus. These factors suggest that John wrote the book between AD 85 and AD 95.

Why is John so important?
John did not include the nativity story in his gospel; instead, he introduced his book by going back even further into history. Invoking the “in the beginning” language of Genesis 1:1, John made a direct link between the nature of God and the nature of the Word, Jesus Christ. The emphasis on the deity of Christ is a striking quality of John’s gospel. It also comes through clearly elsewhere in the book, particularly in John 8:58 when Jesus claimed the divine name—“I am”—for Himself, which led an angry mob of Jews to try and kill Him for blasphemy.

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MEDIA MINISTRY
World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 12:30 p.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.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.
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OVERCOMER: Living a Life of Victory!

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY JUNE 18, 2017

Greetings to all in the precious name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! Let us rejoice in Him and be glad today.

The most widely accepted story on the origin of Father’s Day comes from Spokane, Washington. Sonora Smart Dodd, who grew up without a mother, was looking for a way to publicly recognize, thank and honor her father who had raised her and her five siblings single-handedly. She brought the idea to her pastor and church brethren. They gladly embraced the idea and held the first Father’s Day celebration on June 19, 1909.

Father’s Day was established with noble intentions. However, it is impossible for us to improve on the Scriptures. Ephesians 6: 1 – 3 states, “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with promise, that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.” Here we are made aware of the two essential blessings which God attaches to honoring our father and mother. They are success and longevity. What great blessings!

Because there is a link between honoring our parents and honoring God, we need to be aware of the unintended consequences of establishing one day to honor parents. People tend to forget the history that led to the establishment of this day and begin to act as if it is the only day that we need to honor our father. We can therefore see how the law of unintended consequences can impact this relationship. For instance, if we are not careful, the term “Lord’s Day” can come to mean Sunday is the only day that belongs to God and, therefore, is the only time we pause to worship, praise and honor Him. Left uncorrected, this concept can take root and lead one to falsely believe that God is pleased if we only pause once a week for an hour or two to honor Him, when God intends for it to be a daily thing. It is the same with honoring our father; God intends for it to be a daily thing.

We are thankful to God for fathers and the fact that we can pause on this day annually to joyfully acknowledge the blessing of fatherhood. May God help us to obey Him and be appreciative of our father this and every day.

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

FATHER’S DAY FELLOWSHIP LUNCH
Today, After Service

LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE /BIBLICAL DYNAMICS
Wednesday, 12:00noon
5:30p.m.- Biblical Dynamics

GAME NIGHT – ANNEX
Friday, 7:00p.m.
The Kingdom Men’s Ministry will have a Game Night
Come and join us in the Annex.
Free Food and Drinks!!

HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

PRAISE & ADORATION PRACTICE
Saturday, 6:30p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY
Worship & Ministry Service, 9:00 a.m.
G.I., N.I. & P.I. Meeting, 5:00p.m.

DAD
God took the strength of a mountain,
The majesty of a tree,
The warmth of a summer sun,
The calm of a quiet sea,
The generous soul of nature,
The comforting arm of night,
The wisdom of the eagle’s flight,
The joy of a morning in spring,
The faith of a mustard seed,
The patience of eternity,
The depth of a family need.
Then God combined these qualities,
When there was nothing more to add,
He knew His masterpiece was complete,
And so, He called it… “DAD”
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SPIRITUAL WARFARE CONVENTION CD’S FOR SALE

Please place your advance paid order and your CD’S will be available in one (1) week. Deadline for ordering is June 25, 2017.

Available Packages:
Standard Audio CD format (Message Only)
•Complete set (Sunday –Wednesday) $25.00
•Single Day $8.00

Computer Only Format (MP3) – (Complete Service)
•All messages plus Praise and Worship on 1 CD $20.00

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MEDIA MINISTRY
World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 12:30 p.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.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.
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OVERCOMER: Living a Life of Victory!

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY JUNE 11, 2017

Greetings to all in the precious name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! Let us make His praise glorious today.

According to an article in Christian Post, one of the benefits of attending church is that you have better health and live longer than those who do not. This is the result of a recent study by Vanderbilt University professor Marino Bruce who is also the associate director of Vanderbilt’s Center for Research on Men’s Health.

In a video posted to You Tube by the university, Bruce said, “We found in our study that actually attending church is actually good for your health, particularly for those who are between the ages of 40 and 65.” Middle aged adults who attend church reduce their mortality by 55 percent. He further pointed out that people “who did not attend church at all, were twice as likely to die prematurely than those who attended church at some point during the last year.”

The study entitled “Church Attendance, Allostatic Load and Mortality in Middle Aged Adults,” used information from the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey involving 5,449 participants, both men and women. It looked at the participants’ worship attendance, mortality, allostatic load and social support. Allostatic load is the wear and tear of the body which builds up as a person is exposed to repeated or chronic stress. The professor says he would like to also study the effect of holiness on a person’s health. It is believed that when you feel good about yourself, you eat better and take good care of yourself, he argues.

Another study published last year showed that American women who attend a church service once a week or more are five times less likely to commit suicide compared with those who never go to a religious gathering. The study had 89,708 women aged 30 to 55 years from across the United States as participants. It was published in July in JAMA Psychiatry.

Let us obey the instruction which God’s Word gives us in Hebrews 10:25 and not forsake the assembling of ourselves together as the manner of some is. Evidently it is beneficial not only for your spirit, but also for your body and soul.

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

BOARD MEETING
Tuesday, 6:15p.m.

LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE /BIBLICAL DYNAMICS
Wednesday, 12:00noon
5:30p.m.- Biblical Dynamics

SISTERS-IN-UNITY PRAYER NIGHT
Thursday, 6:00p.m.

PRAISE & ADORATION PRACTICE
Friday, 6:30p.m.

HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY-FATHER’S DAY
Worship & Ministry Service, 9:00 a.m.
Father’s Day Fellowship Lunch after service
NO King’s Daughters Ministry Meeting

KING’S DAUGHTERS
Please remember to return the Father’s Day envelopes.

CONGRATULATIONS…
-To Elder Julian Jackson, Sr., who was honored on Wednesday, June 7 with the “Person of the Year 2017” by The Rotary Club II at Marriott Frenchman Reef.

Best of the VI 2016 on St Thomas
-To Trustee Joseph Kelly, for the selection of his Company Tempaire International, Inc. voted as the best A/C Specialist Commercial & Residential.

The Kingdom Men’s Ministry will have a Game Night
Friday, June 23rd at 7:00p.m.
Come and join us in the annex.
Free Food & Drinks!!

SPIRITUAL WARFARE CONVENTION CD’S FOR SALE
Please place your advance paid order and your CD’S will be available in one (1) week. Deadline for ordering is June 25, 2017.

Available Packages:

Standard Audio CD format (Message Only)
• Complete set (Sunday –Wednesday) $25.00
• Single Day $8.00

Computer Only Format (MP3) – (Complete Service)
• All messages plus Praise and Worship on 1 CD $20.00

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MEDIA MINISTRY
World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 12:30 p.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.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.
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OVERCOMER: Living a Life of Victory!

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY JUNE 04, 2017

Welcome to FEA where we are holding forth the Word of life. May the life of God come into your heart and world today.

Last Friday, 10 masked Islamic State militants stopped a bus on its way to the Monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor made the victims walk out, and asked each of them, including the children, whether they were Christians. According to Father Rashed, the victims “were asked to renounce their Christian faith and profess belief in Islam, but all of them — even the children — refused. Each was killed in cold blood with a gunshot to the head or the throat.”

This massacre of 29 Coptic Christians took place at the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. This was another devastating blow to Egypt’s minority Copts, who in the past year have suffered a number of massacres at the hands of radicals, including Palm Sunday church bombings that killed 46 believers.

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has tried to assure Coptic Pope Towadros II that the attackers in the latest tragedy will be punished. ISIS has been killing Christians specifically for their faith throughout Egypt, Iraq and Syria. Islamists have murdered Christians for refusing to deny their faith in Jesus on numerous occasions.

In Syria, a man named George did not allow his Muslim neighbors to hide him when extremists came looking for Christians. He told his mother Jesus said, “If you deny me I will deny you.” He willingly laid his life down. His mother was even denied the kindness of burying his body.

Brethren, let us pray earnestly for our brothers and sisters in the Middle East who are now faced with death because of their faith in Christ. Pray that their faith would grow stronger in the face of the present difficulty. Jesus said “Whoever confesses me before men, I will confess him before my Father who is in heaven. But whoever denies me before men I will deny him before my Father who is in heaven.” (Mt. 10:32-33) Amen!

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

KINGDOM MEN’S MINISTRY MEETING
Today, 6:00p.m.

LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE /WARFARE PRAYER
Wednesday, 12:00noon
5:30p.m.- Warfare Prayer

PRAISE & ADORATION PRACTICE
Friday, 6:30p.m.

HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY
Worship & Ministry Service, 9:00 a.m.
Board Meeting, 6:00 p.m.

Appreciation & Thanks
Apostle Edghill and Pastor Emily would like to express sincere thanks and appreciation to all of you who worked so tirelessly to make Spiritual Warriors Convention 2017 a success. We say thanks to all the ministries for your input and participation. And to you the members, we say hearty thanks for your kind cooperation. All the sessions were well attended. You absolutely did your part in inviting others. May God bless you.

Faith is the Victory that Overcomes…

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SPIRITUAL WARFARE CONVENTION CD’S FOR SALE

Please place your advance paid order and your CD’S will be available in one (1) week. Deadline for ordering is June 25, 2017.

Available Packages:

Standard Audio CD format (Message Only)
•Complete set (Sunday –Wednesday) $25.00
•Single Day $8.00

Computer Only Format (MP3) – (Complete Service)
•All messages plus Praise and Worship on 1 CD $20.00

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MEDIA MINISTRY
World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 12:30 p.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.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.
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OVERCOMER: Living a Life of Victory!

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY MAY 28, 2017

Greetings to you in the precious name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! We are so happy to be gathered together once again.

According to a recent article in the Christian Post, Fremont Public Schools recently halted the Release Time Bible Study program after it had received complaints from the Michigan Association of Civil Rights Activists (MACRA). However, earlier this month, the school district’s lawyers advised that the program be canceled altogether after MACRA told the school district that it had received a complaint that the school was “promoting religion” because it was handing out fliers advertising the program to parents. The program was conducted at a local church and students were granted permission to leave during lunchtime to participate in it. The program had been ongoing for the past 10 years at two elementary public schools in Fremont.

News of the program’s cancellation was met with opposition by some parents and Pastor John Perkins who runs the program. On behalf of Pastor Perkins, attorney Timothy Denney sent a demand letter to Superintendent Ken Haggart last Friday. The letter explained that the school’s move to cancel the Bible study program came despite the fact that there was solid legal justification for it to continue. Denney pointed out that a Michigan law authorizes the release of public school students for released time religious instruction for up to two hours per week, as long as parents and guardians give permission.

Denny further added that both the Michigan Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court have approved the release of public school students for off-campus religious classes. Such classes are referred to as “released time” classes. He also demanded that the school district makes it clear to news outlets that the school has determined, after a review, that the release of students to the Bible program is consistent with state and federal law.

The devil does not want our young people to have access to the Word of God. “How can a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to your Word.” (Ps. 119:9). Let us pray that this Bible study program will be quickly restored for the benefit of these young students.

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

WELCOME
We extend a very warm welcome from the F.E.A. family to Apostle Dr. Allan Isaac our Convention speaker.

SPIRITUAL WARRIORS CONVENTION 2017
LIVING THE LIFE OF THE OVERCOMER

Apostle Dr. Allan Isaac
DATE TIME ACTIVITY
Sunday, May 28th 6:00 p.m. 1st Gathering of the Warriors
Monday, May 29th 9:30 a.m. 2nd Gathering of the Warriors Seminar: Implementing Practical Ministry Skills
1:00 p.m. Impartation Session for Elders, Deacons, & Spouses
Tuesday, May 30th 7:00 p.m. 3rd Gathering of the Warriors
Wednesday, May 31st 7:00p.m. Final Gathering of the Warriors

LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE
Wednesday, 12:00noon

PRAISE & ADORATION PRACTICE
Friday, 6:30p.m.

HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY
Worship & Ministry Service, 9:00 a.m. (Communion)
Kingdom Men’s Ministry Meeting, 6:00 p.m.

Congratulations
Brother J.D. Jackson, who was chosen as the “Employee of the Year 2017” at Bureau of Information Technology.

Overcomer
You’re an over comer
You might be down for a moment
Feel it’s hopeless.
You are an overcomer.

You might say
That its hopeless
You might think its not worth it.
But in the end
You will see this can only benefit you.

You are an overcomer
You might think that you have hit
rock bottom.

But you aren’t going under.
You might feel down for a moment.
Feel like you are drowning.
But
God says that you are an overcomer*

-Rosalind Heather Alexander
From: https://hellopoetry.com/words/127332/overcomer/poems/

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MEDIA MINISTRY
World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 12:30 p.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.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.
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OVERCOMER: Living a Life of Victory!

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY MAY 21, 2017

Greetings to you in the precious name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! We are so happy to be gathered together once again.

According to The Smithsonian Channel documentary series entitled “Secrets”, new and “very compelling” evidence has now emerged to prove that the Tower of Babel, as mentioned in the book of Genesis, actually existed. Whether the Tower of Babel really existed has been a hot topic of debate for some time among Biblical scholars. But “now, a remarkable stone tablet never before shown on film appears to settle that question,” reported the Smithsonian magazine as it featured the video on its website.

The tablet, which dates to about 600 B.C., is from the private collection of Norwegian businessman Martin Schøyen. According to Andrew George, professor of Babylonian history at the University of London, the tablet looks like a pyramid-like structure, with a depiction of King Nebuchadnezzar II, the ruler of Babylon from 605-562 B.C.

The builders in Genesis 11:4 said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the sky, and so make a name for ourselves; otherwise we shall be scattered all over the Earth.” The following verses state: “But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower the people were building. The Lord said, “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them. Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other…That is why it was called Babel …”

With God all things are possible and He is the same yesterday, today and forever. He confused the languages in Genesis so that the people could not continue to erect the Tower of Babel, but He did the opposite in Acts 2, on the Day of Pentecost, when he was establishing the most powerful body in the earth – the church. He caused the 120 people gathered in the upper room to speak languages that they had not learned, but which were readily understood by people of various languages. The Bible is true. The grass withers, the flower fades, but the Word of our God will stand forever. Isaiah 40:7

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

THE KING’S DAUGHTERS MEETING
Today, 6:00p.m.

LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE/WARFARE PRAYER & FASTING
Wednesday, 12:00 noon- Lunch Hour Hotline
5:30pm- Warfare Prayer & Fasting in preparation for the Warriors Convention.

PRAISE & ADORATION PRACTICE
Friday, 6:30p.m.

HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY
Worship & Ministry Service, 9:00 a.m.
G.I., P.I. and N.I. Meeting, 5:00p.m.
Commencement of Convention, 6:00 p.m.
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SPIRITUAL WARRIORS CONVENTION 2017
LIVING THE LIFE OF THE OVERCOMER

Apostle Dr. Allan Isaac
DATE TIME ACTIVITY
Sunday, May 28th 6:00 p.m. 1st Gathering of the Warriors
Monday, May 29th 9:30 a.m. 2nd Gathering of the Warriors Seminar: Implementing Practical Ministry Skills
4:30 p.m. Impartation Session for Elders, Deacons, & Spouses
Tuesday, May 30th 7:00 p.m. 3rd Gathering of the Warriors
Wednesday, May 31st 7:00p.m. Final Gathering of the Warriors

THE KING’S DAUGHTERS MINISTRY ANNOUCEMENTS:
Please remember to return the Father’s Day envelopes, as soon as possible for the Father’s Day event.

TONIGHT
•Will we have a Health Chat at 6:00pm. The guest speaker will be Dr. Jessica Wilson. Everyone is invited.
•We would like to say farewell to Sister Clonda Thomas tonight at our meeting who is relocating to the mainland.

A BIG THANK YOU to the Men’s Ministry for the luncheon for Mothers Day. We appreciate all the hard work from everyone who assisted and was impressed with the young people’s assistance. King’s Daughters Ministry

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MEDIA MINISTRY
World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 12:30 p.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.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.
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OVERCOMER: Living a Life of Victory!

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY MAY 14, 2017

Greetings to you in the precious name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! May your hearts be blessed and enriched today. And may the hearts of all the mothers be specially blessed.

In the year 1907, in a little town in Taylor County, West Virginia, a lady named Anna Jarvis began a campaign to establish a national Mother’s Day. This special day would fall on the anniversary of her mother’s death. So on May 10, 1908, the day was observed in Philadelphia Pennsylvania where Anna had recently relocated. But it was not until 1914 that President Woodrow Wilson made the official declaration to the nation that every second Sunday of May would be devoted to the honor of mothers.

Mother’s Day is a special day in which we take time to honor these special women who helped to make a difference in our lives. God created women as the ones to bear children. But, there is more that goes into being a mother than the biology aspect. There has to be nurturing, training and teaching of children. It is an awesome responsibility and must be celebrated for what it is.

God uses mothers to show us many important things about Himself. The unconditional love which He gave mothers for their children is probably the closest thing on earth to His incredible love for us. The gentle tenderness a mother expresses in handling her newborn baby is so reminiscent of the tender loving care God shows to us. The sincere sympathy which she demonstrates when her children’s knees are bruised and when their hearts are sorrowful, is like the compassion which God has for us. Also the sacrificial unselfishness which mothers show time and time again toward their children, reminds us of how benevolent God has been to us. The soft special kisses and the sweet smiles that they so generously give can help us to understand and appreciate the joy which God has designed for families in this earth and for His children forever.

In closing, let me share a true story with you. A group of men was once discussing different versions of the Bible. After they were finished giving their opinions of each version, one of the men who had been silent throughout, spoke and said, “The best version of the Bible is the one my mother lived.”

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL MOTHERS!

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

MOTHERS DAY FELLOWSHIP LUNCH
After Service

LUNCH HOUR HOTLINE/WARFARE PRAYER & FASTING
Wednesday, 12:00 noon- Lunch Hour Hotline
5:30pm- Warfare Prayer & Fasting in preparation for the Warriors Convention.

HOUR-OF-POWER PRAYER SESSION
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY
Worship & Ministry Service, 9:00 a.m.
Reception of New Members
The King’s Daughters Ministry Meeting, 6:00p.m.

SPIRITUAL WARRIORS CONVENTION 2017
LIVING THE LIFE OF THE OVERCOMER
Apostle Dr. Allan Isaac
DATE TIME ACTIVITY
Sunday, May 28th 6:00 p.m. 1st Gathering of the Warriors
Monday, May 29th 9:30 a.m. 2nd Gathering of the Warriors
Seminar: Implementing Practical Ministry Skills
Tuesday, May 30th 7:00 p.m. 3rd Gathering of the Warriors
Wednesday, May 31st 7:00 p.m. Final Gathering of the Warriors

A litany for Mothers

Eve our first mother – thank you for stepping out and being the first to understand the complexities of life.

Sarah, Hannah and Elizabeth – thank you for your patience and courage in waiting for a miracle. May all people longing for children be strengthened by your stories and comforted in their pain.

Hagar – thank you for your resolve in the face of exile. May all mothers who are forced to flee or are forgotten be given hope in you.

Rebecca – thank you for your flexibility. Let us remember all mothers who have to raise their children in a different country or far from their relatives and who feel isolated.

Rachel- you carried the burden of grief and wept for your children. Hold the hands of all those mothers who weep for their children – children who have gone missing, who have died or are lost to them in other ways.

Jochebed – you used wisdom and insight to protect your children. Give to all mothers this wisdom and insight in the bringing up of their children, especially in vulnerable times.

Naomi and Ruth – you showed that love can conquer all trials. Help all mothers to love constantly when life seems impossible and despair weighs hard upon their souls.

Mary- the new Eve whose dyes’ to God changed our world forever. Thank you for sheltering the Holy One all those years ago, for your faithful love and tender care of God’s most precious Son. May we never forget that in your giving is our greatest receiving of the gift of life wrapped in a manger and in a tomb. May we know the true cost of relationship by holding our faith in Christ deep within our hearts as you once held him deep within your womb. Amen

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MEDIA MINISTRY
World Overcomers: WSTA 1340 AM station: Sundays at 12:30 p.m. & Tuesdays at 6:00 a.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.
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OVERCOMER: Living a Life of Victory!