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Everyone is our community knows Simple Simons and the owners, Mary and Dennis Demura.  Simple Simons is always there at events for our communities to supply their wonderful gourmet pizzas, sometimes free of charge.  They try to back 2626001_1418707983.189_funddescriptionevery event they can.  They are members of Family Fellowship in Old River-Winfree and are good God-Fearing and praying people.

Mary’s mother, Georgia Fowlkes has been diagnosed with CLL/SLL which is 2 types of cancer. First one is in her bone marrow and other is in  her lymph nodes.

As you can see, she is up in age a bit, but young in spirit.  Mary looks a lot like her, doesn’t she?  Georgia is a blessing to her family and friends.  They have been told with proper treatment she can expect to survive.  

We all know the treatment is expensive with chemo and weekly doctor visit, and, frankly medical insurance doesn’t cover to the full extent.

In this case Georgia will be paying 20% of all expenses and her medical insurance pays 80%.  Of course, she is immensely worried.  At the age she is, this won’t help her fight the cancer in her body.

Social Security is not enough and the bills are piling up.

Please help by dropping by the Bake Sales or going to http://www.gofundme.com/hjmv2s

Help us make Georgia Smile!


After writing of how Mont Belvieu’s Manger scene touches us all, I found myself at work listening to the Christian Radio Station KSBJ, as I do every day, and on came a song I had heard so many times and loved the melody so much.  

But this Christian Band, Cloverton, had rewritten the lyrics and made it into a Christmas song.  A song about the REAL meaning of Christmas.  It moved me so much, I wanted to share it with you, my readers, in prayer and hope that it would affect you as much as it did me.

Just a little background first or go straight to the video below and listen to this song that brought tears to my eyes.  The lyrics are below the video.

Funny, all of this started with the Manger Scene in Mont Belvieu!

The song Halleluhah was written by a Canadian named Leonard Cohen prior to his 1984 release.  This work received little success until John Cale and then Jeff Buckley sang it.  Buckley’s version is the most enduringly popular and critically acclaimed rendition of the song to date.

It is written that Cohen labored for years struggling with his song ‘Hallelujah.’ . . . He wrote perhaps as many as 80 verses before paring the song down.

5525063The Christian Band, CLOVERTON,  recently released Halleluhah as a Christmas song tilted, “A Hallelujah Christmas.” For the song, the band changed the lyrics to Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” and turned it in to a beautiful holiday rendition that speaks of the miraculous birth of Jesus. “We’d actually been covering Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” in some worship settings for a year or two.

We had re-written the lyrics for the song and people often asked us if we had a recording of that version,” Lance explains. “So, we decided to re-write the song to tell the Christmas story…with an ending that we often don’t think about at Christmas. The entire celebration of Christmas has no purpose without the eventuality of the cross. As for using Leonard Cohen’s melody…it is such a beautiful melody and we wanted the “Hallelujahs” to really mean something when we sing them. It’s almost like these Hallelujahs have been floating around trying to find the write story to attach themselves to. We think that pairing them up with the story of Jesus couldn’t be a more perfect fit.”

“God created everything. He created each of us. He created our voices. He created our ears, our emotions, our tastes, our creative spirits. Each of these is related to music, whether it’s enjoying it or creating it. There are thousands of artists out there creating, writing, and adding to the musical conversation daily. We want to reclaim music as a spiritual act. We want to reclaim the creative inspiration that God gives so that music trends and limits are set and pushed from a sacred outlet and not just a secular one. Music is a great common ground that crosses generations and cultures. We want to shed light on His truths while reaching people creatively with melodies that seem familiar and songs that touch souls. We are messengers, hoping to creatively communicate the truth of God’s word and love for us.” 

Next week we celebrate the birth of the Only Son of God who left GLORY and was born on earth of a virgin.  Celebrate this and let your heart fill with love for the LOVINGKINDESS of the One and Only God. 

I invite you to Renew Your Spirit, maybe even a little, by listening to this song thinking on the meaning of Christmas.  (You will find the people at the little coffee shop where they are texting on their phones and talking.  By the end they are singing along)

 

The Lyrics:

I’ve heard about this baby boy
Who’s come to earth to bring us joy
And I just want to sing this song to you
It goes like this, the fourth, the fifth
The minor fall, the major lift
With every breath I’m singing Hallelujah
Hallelujah

A couple came to Bethlehem
Expecting child, they searched the inn
To find a place for You were coming soon
There was no room for them to stay
So in a manger filled with hay
God’s only Son was born, oh Hallelujah
Hallelujah

The shepherds left their flocks by night
To see this baby wrapped in light
A host of angels led them all to You
It was just as the angels said
You’ll find Him in a manger bed
Immanuel and Savior, Hallelujah
Hallelujah

A star shown bright up in the east
To Bethlehem, the wisemen three
Came many miles and journeyed long for You
And to the place at which You were
Their frankincense and gold and myrrh
They gave to You and cried out Hallelujah
Hallelujah

I know You came to rescue me
This baby boy would grow to be
A man and one day die for me and you
My sins would drive the nails in You
That rugged cross was my cross, too
Still every breath You drew was Hallelujah
Hallelujah


baby-jesusMany of us leave the comfort of our homes very, very early in the morning to journey, yet again, toward our place of work.  Many of us drive down FM 565 N heading through the town of Mont Belvieu toward Highway 146 and points beyond.

During this time of year, when we are deluged by “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”; Elf on the Shelf; Olaf, etc; Mont Belvieu with dignity, grace, and the quietness of determination, erects in a prominent corner of the City Hall Complex, a lighted Nativity Scene that honors and draws attention to the real reason for this season.

Fittingly it is in front and stands vigil over the Vietnam Veterans Wall put up so many years ago.

The light of the Nativity Scene with Joseph, Mary, and the Blessed Baby Jesus brings a comfort to all that pass; it brings our hearts away from the commercialized Christmas we have today.   It tells our soul to the stop and think on what we are really supposed to be rejoicing about, right there in front of us: The Birth of the Most High King, sent by the One God, our Heavenly Father, to, decades later, literally die for our sins.

Now, Mont Belvieu does have a “nod” to sleigh and presents, but it is over to the side and not a place of prominence.

The people of Mont Belvieu should be proud of the town they live in and support.  You should thank your city officials for what people who don’t even live in this small town feel when that pass by the “lights.

May God Bless the City of Mont Belvieu and those that live there.  You are blessing a whole community of people you don’t even know.

Amen!

 


You are going to LOVE this!  We believe in God, Family, Country and LAUGHTER!!

My personal favorite is the Garbage Truck and the Mailbox!  

Laughter IS the Best Medicine:  Are They Filming Where You Work OR are They Filming You?

 


We’re Gearing up for Small Business Saturday (Nov 29th)! These bags will be filled with FREE stuff! Come in, mention Small Business Saturday, & get your FREE goodie bag.

“LIKE” R&L Auto on Facebook at:  https://www.facebook.com/RandLautosupply?ref=br_tf

 

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Just Hold On

487432_16526334_1951_GMC_TruckBack in the 60’s, I was driving our old 1951 GMC pickup and my little eight-year-old brother, Alan, was in the passenger’s seat.  As I slowly rounded the corner on the old dirt rode, the driver’s door came open and I fell out. Alan heard the noise, looked over and realized no one was driving the truck. However, I had held on to the door. I was dragging along side the truck and finally was able to get my foot on the running board. I grabbed the side of the truck, and then got back into the driver’s seat. I put my hands on the steering wheel and got back on track!

 

1 Corinthians 16:13 says, “Be on your guard at all times; holding firm to the faith; be courageous; be strong.”  Amazing the power of just holding on.

 

Danny R. Biddy, Pastor of the Church on Old River since 1977. www.oldriverbaptist.com    


We honor our Veterans and serving Military everyday of the year, but today is our special day to pause and say thanks to them and their families!

For our Veterans and families who gave the ultimate sacrifice, Hooah!

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AUSTIN—The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that the State’s voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election. The Texas Attorney General’s office released the following statement from Lauren Bean, Deputy Communications Director:

“We are pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed that Texas’ voter ID law should remain in effect for the upcoming election. The State will continue to defend the voter ID law and remains confident that the district court’s misguided ruling will be overturned on the merits. The U.S. Supreme Court has already ruled that voter ID laws are a legal and sensible way to protect the integrity of elections.”

Supreme Court Order


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Attorney General Greg Abbott Asks Houston City Attorney to Withdraw Subpoenas Seeking Sermons, Other Documents from Houston-area Pastors

 

AUSTIN — Attorney General Abbott today asked that the Houston City Attorney to immediately withdraw the subpoenas sent last month to several Houston-area pastors seeking sermons, notes and other information.

In his letter to the city attorney, Attorney General Abbott said, “Whether you intend it to be so or not, your action is a direct assault on the religious liberty guaranteed by the First Amendment. The people of Houston and their religious leaders must be absolutely secure in the knowledge that their religious affairs are beyond the reach of the government.”

Attorney General Abbott’s letter to Houston City Attorney David Feldman

October 15, 2014

Mr. David Feldman

City Attorney

City of Houston

900 Bagby, 4th Floor

Houston, Texas 77002

Dear Mr. Feldman:

Your office has demanded that four Houston pastors hand over to the city government many of their private papers, including their sermons.  Whether you intend it to be so or not, your action is a direct assault on the religious liberty guaranteed by the First Amendment.  The people of Houston and their religious leaders must be absolutely secure in the knowledge that their religious affairs are beyond the reach of the government.  Nothing short of an immediate reversal by your office will provide that security.  I call on you to withdraw the subpoenas without further delay.

I recognize that the subpoenas arise from litigation related to a petition to repeal an ordinance adopted by the city council.  But the litigation discovery process is not a license for government officials to inquire into religious affairs.  Nor is your office’s desire to vigorously support the ordinance any excuse for these subpoenas.  No matter what public policy is at stake, government officials must exercise the utmost care when our work touches on religious matters.  If we err, it must be on the side of preserving the autonomy of religious institutions and the liberty of religious believers.  Your aggressive and invasive subpoenas show no regard for the very serious First Amendment considerations at stake.

A statement released by the Mayor’s Office claims that the subpoenas were prepared by outside lawyers and that neither you nor Mayor Parker was aware of them before they were issued.  Nevertheless, these lawyers acted in the City’s name, and you are responsible for their actions.  You should immediately instruct your lawyers to withdraw the City’s subpoenas.  Religious institutions and their congregants should never have to worry that a government they disagree with will attempt to interfere in their religious affairs.  Instead of safeguarding that trust, you appear to have given some of the most powerful law firms in Houston free rein to harass and intimidate pastors who oppose City policy.  In good faith, I hope you merely failed to anticipate how inappropriately aggressive your lawyers would be.  Many, however, believe your actions reflect the city government’s hostility to religious beliefs that do not align with ci ty policies.

I urge you to demonstrate the City’s commitment to religious liberty and to true diversity of belief by unilaterally withdrawing these subpoenas immediately.  Your stated intention to wait for further court proceedings falls woefully short of the urgent action needed to reassure the people of Houston that their government respects their freedom of religion and does not punish those who oppose city policies on religious grounds.

Sincerely,

Greg Abbott

Attorney General of Texas


Of Dogs and Chickens

chicken-0011Sonya was shopping for some good laying hens.  She found some that were supposed to be the very best and paid over $30 for one of them.  A few people were giving her a hard time for spending so much for a chicken.  After going on and on, Sonya had the perfect comeback. “Well, I know some of you have paid a lot more than that for a dog and I’ve never seen one of them lay an egg!”

 “First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you will see clearly enough to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.” (Matthew 7:5)

Danny R. Biddy, Pastor of the Church on Old River since 1977. www.oldriverbaptist.com

 


ExxonMobil Global Recruiting Will Be Conducting

Operations and Mechanical Pre-Employment Testing

 (Please share this information with interested individuals)

 

ExxonMobil Global Recruiting is announcing plans to conduct Operations and Mechanical Pre-employment Testing for the Baytown Area Facilities on November 8 & 9, 2014.  ALL interested individuals MUST log on to our Internet Website www.exxonmobil.com/careers/usa to express interest in ExxonMobil operations/wage positions and to schedule pre-employment testing.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you have tested in the past, there is a 2-year waiting period before interested individuals are eligible to re-test.

Test sessions will be available for booking beginning October 20, 2014. Testing slots are limited and guaranteed only by online registration.

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 325 AM CDT MON OCT 13 2014

AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND- GALVESTON-GALVESTON BAY-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY- MADISON-MATAGORDA-MATAGORDA BAY-MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO- TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON- WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-

WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM- WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM- WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-WHARTON- 325 AM CDT MON OCT 13 2014 …

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS TODAY…

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS. .

DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS TODAY AS A STRONG COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE AREA DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS. A SQUALL LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE FRONT AS IT PUSHES INTO THE AREA. WHILE THIS STORM SYSTEM`S PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER THREAT AREA WILL BE OFF TO OUR NORTH AND NORTHEAST…

STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS…HAIL…AND PERHAPS A BRIEF WEAK TORNADO OR TWO COULD DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS WITH THE MAIN THREAT AREA NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 10 CORRIDOR…

GENERALLY NORTH OF A LINE FROM COLUMBUS TO HOUSTON TO WINNIE. THE LINE OF STORMS WILL ALSO BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL…BUT THERE SHOULD ONLY BE A SMALL FLOOD THREAT DUE TO THE RAPID EASTWARD MOVEMENT OF THIS SYSTEM. THE SQUALL LINE SHOULD MOVE ACROSS THE COLLEGE STATION TO CROCKETT AREA FROM 7 AM TO 11 AM…

THE HOUSTON AREA FROM 10 AM TO 2 PM…AND THE COAST FROM NOON TO 4 PM. IT IS POSSIBLE THE LINE OF STORMS COULD MOVE THROUGH FASTER THAN EXPECTED. THE COLD FRONT AND ALL ASSOCIATED CONVECTION SHOULD BE OFF THE COAST SOME TIME IN THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON HOURS…AND THEN THROUGH ALL OF OUR COASTAL WATERS BY MID EVENING. FOR THE COASTAL WATERS…

ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST AHEAD OF THE STRONG COLD FRONT AND SQUALL LINE THAT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA IN THE AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING HOURS. ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED AFTER THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE TOO. .

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY ON TUESDAY…ADVISORIES FOR THE COASTAL WATERS ARE EXPECTED EARLY… AND OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE TOO. CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE AS THE DAY PROGRESSES. .

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT… SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE TODAY.

 


americavetsSaw this on Facebook and was so moved, we are sharing it here!  It will make you PROUD!  

The motto at Old River-Winfree Community News:  

The American PEOPLE will Never Forget!

If you are a vet or have a loved one serving or has served, you will understand.

 This video was uploaded to YouTube on September 17, 2014.

 


Hazardous Weather Outlook

WWW_KTRK_5DAY_320x210HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 413 AM CDT SAT OCT 11 2014

AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND- GALVESTON-GALVESTON BAY-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY- MADISON-MATAGORDA-MATAGORDA BAY-MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO- TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-

WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM- WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-

WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-

WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-WHARTON- 413 AM CDT SAT OCT 11 2014 THIS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS. .

DAY ONE…

TODAY AND TONIGHT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY THAT WILL BE MOVING ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS DURING THE DAY TODAY.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE…WITH MOST AREAS RECEIVING 1/4 TO 1/2 INCH. SOME ISOLATED SPOTS COULD RECEIVE 1 AND 3 INCHES. .

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…

SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH SOUTHEAST TEXAS DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS ON MONDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE FRONT…AND SOME COULD BECOME STRONG OR SEVERE MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM MADISONVILLE TO LIVINGSTON.

THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREATS WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS…ISOLATED TORNADOES…AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. FOR THE COASTAL WATERS…GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT. .

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE ON MONDAY.


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Our 6th annual Car Show is happening on October 11th, 2014! If you or someone you know have a classic ride (in our local area) that could be entered we would LOVE to have you! The entry form is embedded within the link below OR you can pick one up here at our store. A range of custom trophies will be awarded to the winners. Participants and guests just the same will be treated to food, cold drinks, and live music from John Farley. The last five shows we’ve held have been wonderful and we look forward to this one being just the same!

“Like” them on Facebook at:  https://www.facebook.com/RandLautosupply

 


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Supercave

101_0323Recently China has laid claim to having the largest “supercave” in the world.  They call it the Maio Room.  It is 30 times larger than the old Houston Astrodome.

In 1994 I visited what I would call the greatest “supercave” of all time.  It was a garden tomb in Jerusalem.  It was not the largest hole in the earth compared to others like the Maio Room, but for three days that tomb held the one who took on the sins of the whole world.  Oh, and by the way, the tomb was empty.

“Christ died for our sins, according to the Scriptures, He was buried, and He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures” (1 Corinthians 15:3-4)

 

Danny R. Biddy, Pastor of the Church on Old River since 1977. www.oldriverbaptist.com    


Most of us saw the Blood Moon and the Eclipse this morning.  Especially if you are an early riser or you are driving in to work.  Let’s take a look at this phenomenon from a Biblical standpoint:

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NASHVILLE, TN, October 6th, 2014—On October 8, 2014, millions of people around the globe will witness the second of four consecutive “blood moons” – total lunar eclipses. This is a rare astronomically occurrence, according to Pastor John Hagee in his New York Times bestseller, Four Blood Moons (Worthy Publishing). Hagee said, “Not since 1967 – and only four times in the past five hundred years – has a Tetrad of total solar eclipses corresponded to the Jewish Feasts, which historically has signaled the beginning of dramatic events that change the course of world history. This series of blood moons is no different.”

Recent headlines tell of total chaos in the Middle East since the first blood moon back on April 15. The terrorist group ISIS continues to grow in number and strength, crushing resistance across Iraq with extreme violence as it destroys churches and mosques, kills or drives from their homes anyone who does not convert to its brand of Islam, and kidnaps and beheads citizens of countries that dare to stand against it.

Unrest in the Middle East was predicted in Bible prophecy, writes Hagee. And even more history-changing occurrences will come after the second of this four blood moon series and the remaining two set to appear in 2015. The intensity is building and it’s easy to recognize all around the world.

“God has absolute control of the sun, moon, and stars. He has used them in the past to send signals to humanity that something big was about to happen,” said Pastor Hagee.“The heavens are still God’s billboard that sends signals to us today—but are we watching for them?”

“There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea . . . When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near.”  —Luke 21: 25, 28 niv

To learn more about the total lunar eclipses of 2014 and 2015, visit NASA’s website here.


AUSTIN—In a decision by Judge Jennifer Elrod, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today lifted the district court’s injunction, allowing HB 2 to immediately go into effect. Lauren Bean, spokeswoman for the Texas Attorney General’s Office, released the following statement:

“This decision is a vindication of the careful deliberation by the Texas Legislature to craft a law to protect the health and safety of Texas women.”

A federal appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America’s second most-populous state.

A panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court in New Orleans stayed a lower judge’s ruling while it considers the overall constitutionality of key portions of Texas’ sweeping 2013 abortion law, which Republican Gov. Rick Perry and other conservatives say is designed to protect women’s health.

U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled in August that part of the law requiring Texas clinics to spend millions of dollars on hospital-level upgrades was less about safety than making access to abortion difficult.

Yeakel’s ruling in Austin suspended the upgrades requirement. But Texas is appealing, and asked the appeals court to let it enforce the law during that process — clearing the way for the panel’s ruling.

Allowing to go forward the rules on hospital-level upgrades — including mandatory operating rooms and air filtration systems — would shutter more than a dozen clinics across Texas. It means only abortion facilities will remain open in the Houston, Austin, San Antonio and the Dallas-Fort Worth areas.

None will be left along the Texas-Mexico border or outside any of the state’s largest urban areas.

Meanwhile, some clinics have already closed after another part of the 2013 law required doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. That portion of the law has already been upheld by the 5th U.S. Circuit, where the state is now seeking a second outright reversal.

 


Out of the Darkness

10009286_612275192190288_710321500_nFred, my son Mark and I were deer hunting.  The two of them went one direction from the camp, the first morning, and some other hunters dropped me off in the opposite direction.  When I was through hunting I decided to walk back to camp.  That evening I walked back again.  However, it seemed like I would never get back to camp.

Mark asked me if it was a very long walk?  I said, “Well I can tell you this, son, it seemed twice as far in the dark as it did in the light!”

 “I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth.” (Isaiah 42:16)  

 

Danny R. Biddy, Pastor of the Church on Old River since 1977. www.oldriverbaptist.com    


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