Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Monday-Tuesday

Monday was a pretty busy day with answering e-mails and perusing snail mail at the church office. I called Med Mart to get things started concerning the elevator lift we want to put in the church. They will look at our file and get back with me soon, I hope. Then I studied for my evening class at Antioch Baptist College.

I went to school last night to teach my class on the Life of Christ, but I had only one student; so I dismissed class and came home. I worked on helping my son build a web site for himself and for the church he attends.

I watched The "Secret Garden" on TVLand last night until 12:00 PM.

Tuesday has begun, and I have already answered my e-mail for the morning. I have eaten breakfast and am now updating this blog. I will go to visit Alta Spaw in Mercy South Hospital this morning and also Bro. Jim Teague in the nursing home. Then after eating some lunch I will probably come home and work on my message for Wednesday evening from John Chapter 11. This is a good chapter about Lazarus' being raised from the dead.

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Busy Day Visiting

I visited Bro. Roger Baker early this afternoon, and he is doing well after his surgery. He has a drain tube in his side, and he may have to go home with it; but they are not sure yet. He should go home tomorrow, 1/26/2007, if everything keeps going as it is now.

Bro. Jim Teague is in Shawnee Springs Care Center in Harrison. I visited him today, and he says they did not do therapy today, because he did not feel like doing it. I am not sure how long he will be there.

Sister Pat Edwards will have surgery tomorrow, 1/26/2007, to remove some of the tumor that has grown back from the time she had her last surgery. The doctors said that it is aggressive and that it may grow back, but we did not expect it to grow this fast. She is now having problems moving her arms. Please pray for her. She is in the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. She will have surgery about 12:00 Noon.



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Pastor Ronnie Wolfe
First Baptist Church: www.firstharrison.org
Antioch Baptist College: www.antiochbaptistcollege.org
Personal Web Site: www.rwolfe2080.com
My Personal Blog: http://wolf-friends.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Prayer Updates

Bob Jones, as friends in India go to the capitol to see if they can clear him from his block L.O.C. list. They will meet with the officials. Pray that they will be able to get this cleared up.


Katie Hugan had an EEG today, and something is showing up on her brain. They must do an MRI as soon as possible. She has braces on her teeth, and this is a problem. They are calling in an orthodontist to remove the braces so she can have the MRI. She is taking medicine for her seizures. Katie will be spending the night in the hospital. She really needs our prayers.

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This has been an unusual day. I stayed in the house most of the day and worked on web sites, blogs and studies. I had my three grandsons this afternoon for a couple of hours. This evening I am sitting here with my two granddaughters. Their parents are gone out to eat. I will put them to bed soon, and I will get "unbusy" for a while and either read or watch a cowboy movie on the Western Channel on Direct TV.

Monday, January 22, 2007

Classes Begin At Antioch - Jim Teague In Hospital

Antioch Baptist College begins classes this evening at 6:00 PM. Bro. Frank Smith will be teaching "The Minor Prophets" after which I will teach Harmony of the Gospels.

Beginning February 12, 2007, Antioch will feature the Antiochan Apologia, which will go for eight weeks beginning at 7:00 PM each evening. There will be some interesting topics. You may go to www.antiochbaptistcollege.com for information about these seminars.

Jim Teague is in Mercy Fairfield Hospital, having had a stroke on Saturday sometime. He is some better today. They did several tests this morning, and they will not let him walk. His appetite is good, and he eats well. He can move his hand, arms, and legs all right. This is very good. His eyesight was affected, but that is some better.

The snow is melting today. The temperature is above 32 degrees. Tomorrow will be, they say, about 36 degrees. Hopefully this will melt most of the snow. Then it is predicted to turn cold for the rest of the week.

Sunday, January 21, 2007

Sunday Services

This is Sunday, January 21, 2007, and we are not having services at First Baptist Church due to snow and ice. This is the first time this Winter that we have not had services.

I have both sermons ready to go, but I will have to wait until next Sunday to preach them. Maybe I can finally get ahead in my sermons (that would be nice). If you are interested, my notes are posted on the First Baptist Church web site at the link at the bottom of this page.

Jim Teague had a stroke yesterday. He has been taken to Mercy Hospital Fairfield. The stroke is affecting his vision. We do not know if he will regain his sight or not. He can see a little. He can read the largest line on the vision chart, but he cannot read anything close to him.

We buried Shirley Ripperger on Friday of this week. She was a wonderful member of First Baptist Church for many years. She was 60 years old, the same age as my wife when she died nearly four years ago. Darryl, her husband, seems to be doing well.

I will stay in today out of the snow and do some work on web sites and blogs and do some reading and studying. I have a seminar coming up on a study of the Old Testament Tabernacle on February 12 at Antioch Baptist College. I may do some reading on that. I will take a completely different approach this time by taking most of my scripture from the book of Hebrews in the New Testament, which deals with the spiritual aspect of the Tabernacle. The seminar begins at 7:00 PM, February 12, just off I-75 (going north) at Shepherd Lane just a few feet east of I-75. Come if you can. It is free.

Saturday, January 13, 2007

El Nino

I am thankful for El Nino. It is effecting a very nice winter season here in the midwest. Some are worried about global warming, but I am really enjoying it. In a few years scientists will be predicting that the earth will freeze us to death. True science is wonderful; but when scientists begin to predict what happened in the past or what is going to happen in the future, they are not practicing true science.

To say that the earth is 250,000,000,000 years old is not practicing true science. This is a theory and a weak one at that. Absolutely, the weather predicters cannot even predict the weather correctly for seven days in a row. If they cannot do this, then how can they predict what will happen 20 years from now? It is impossible.

The Bible teaching that the earth is young and that the earth was created by Jesus Christ is as good a theory as the "science falsely so called" theory of millions of years. I believe what the Bible says about creation. Therefore, if creation is true, then the Bible teaching of the future is true, also.

Wouldn't it be wonderful if scientists did as Albert Einstein and other scientists did in days of old when they referred to the scriptures for their guide? I fear that this science falsely so called may genuinely lead us to trouble in the future if scientists do not understand that the truths of the Bible have been trusted for thousands of years, and they can be trusted today. These truths do not contradict true science at all.