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The latest at Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church

Below are some thoughts, comments, and praises from our pastor, Elder Randy Waters, to encourage and challenge your walk with the Lord.

JUNE NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Elder Randy Waters

06/01/2022

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KEYS FOR THE KINGDOM

Good morning! I hope things are well with all of you and that you are following Jesus real close these days. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to encourage and enhance your walk with Jesus. I must confess that COVID-19 has manifested some side effects of laziness regarding my visitation among the flock. Your request of such will be a sure prompter to getting me on the right path as well as clearing a guilty conscience.

You all continue

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MAY NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Elder Randy Waters

05/09/2022

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KEYS FOR THE KINGDOM - calling

Hello fellow believers, Christian comrades and friends of faith. I hope things are well with you and that you are enjoying God every day. We can and ought to do that you know because He loves us so and He is much greater and wiser than any challenge, hurt, or failure we have to deal with. Ironically, the more problems we have, our Lord just gets better and bigger. I think it’s because we depend on and trust Him more. Sometimes, when success

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APRIL NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Elder Randy Waters

04/05/2022

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KEYS FOR THE KINGDOM

Good morning everyone! I hope you are well today and able to sense the presence of God and His many blessings in your daily lives. It’s surely hard to miss God this time of the year given the greening up and blooming all around us. The miracle of the resurrection is the power God provides us with so that we can do His will, and cultivate an eternal and intimate relationship with Him.

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MARCH NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Randy Waters

03/02/2022

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KEYS FOR THE KINGDOM

Greetings to each of you! I hope you all are having and will have a wonderful March. You all mean a lot to me and you mean even more to lots of others. Knowing that God loves us most though ought to perk our spiritual ears to follow the cadence of our Saviour in the march of life on earth. No matter how high the wind blows, nor from which direction it comes, we can rest with peace and joy when we’re harnessed with Jesus, learning more about Him and His

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FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Randy Waters

02/08/2022

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MAKE YOUR BED WITH WHAT JESUS SAID

When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches. Psalm 63:6

      The older I get the more I appreciate a good night’s sleep. Sleep is one of God’s greatest gifts and we should thank Him for it before we go to bed and when we rise out of bed in the morning. There are lots of advertisements promoting products promising pain relief, vibrant health and a good night’s sleep. While Relief Factor, Balance of Nature,

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JANUARY NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Randy Waters

01/06/2022

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 NEW THINGS

“Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.” Isaiah 43:19; 

Happy New Year! Rejoicing over the merriment and good news of the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ at Christmas ought to fill our cups so full that the overflow spills grace into the new year. Every new year salutation is saturated with good will, peace, and prosperity, but 2022 is especially exciting.

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December Newsletter Notes

by: Randy Waters

12/01/2021

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“And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his Kingdom there shall be no end.” Luke 1:33

Recently I was sitting at our kitchen table with two of my grandchildren, Jackson Wesley and Emory Grace, who are two and almost four respectively. I had a yellow legal pad and pen in hand to record the Christmas wish list which I was prompting. No matter what the suggested item was, a puppy, a skateboard or raspberry shoes, the answer from Jackson and Emory was a

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November Newsletter Notes

by: Randy Waters

11/01/2021

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Thank-full-ness

“It is a good thing to give thanks un- to the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High: to shew forth thy loving kindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night.” Psalm 92:1,2

The fall season is a most splendid time of the year. The crops are being harvested, the leaves are changing colors, and the temperature is cooler. The sky seems bluer in the fall and that should remind us of God’s faithfulness and also help us keep Him at the top

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OCTOBER NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Randy Waters

10/01/2021

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Peace at the pond

“And they came to Elim, where were twelve wells of water, and threescore and ten palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters.” Exodus 15:27

A few days ago two young men stopped their car on Railroad Bed Road adjacent to where I was mowing grass. Thinking they may be needing directions, I shut off my lawn mower beside the road near their vehicle. One of the guys had rolled a window down and was beckoning me with his hand. When I asked if I could help t

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SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Randy Waters

09/01/2021

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Morning glory

“It is of the LORD’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22,23

When God sends us a new day, He dresses it with His glory. The morning is the best part of the day because it brings freshness and new grace. After we have rested, we are ready to be tested. The trials and temptations any given day will bring will be easier to handle when we’ve been bathed in morni

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AUGUST NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Randy Waters

08/01/2021

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Pass the peas, please!

“Brought beds, and basins, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and flour, and parched corn, and beans, and lentils, and parched pulse, and honey, and butter and sheep, and cheese of kine, for David, and for the people that were with him, to eat: for they said, The people is hungry, and weary, and thirsty, in the wilderness.” II Samuel 17:28,29

It was not an accident that Jesus revealed Himself after His resurrection to a woman in a garden. Nor

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JULY NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Randy Waters

07/01/2021

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Corn and oats

“Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me.” Proverbs 30:8

Partisover Ranch is a world famous Angus cattle ranch located in northeast Georgia near the town of Colbert. The late Dr. Dan Daniel and his son Randy started the ranch and now Randy and his wif  

Beth continue to maintain and produce quality cattle providing other cattlemen with seed stock and a lot of young men and women the oppor- tunit

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JUNE NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Randy Waters

06/01/2021

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Serotinous souls

“And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.” Matthew 24:12

Serotinous means late in developing, opening or blooming. Trees and flowers are considered serotinous when they require an adverse “trigger” to disperse seed or exhibit flowers. For example, the Jack pine tree will not regenerate without fire. The Department of Natural Resources in Michigan intentionally sets fire on the Jack pine forest ecosystems so that the forest will thr

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MAY NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Randy Waters

05/01/2021

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cover crops

“God came from Teman, and the Holy One from mount Paran. Selah! His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of His praise.” Habakkuk 3:3

We never know where God will show up! Even though the creator and sustainer of the universe is omnipresent, omnipotent, and omniscient, there are times when He is with us, works around us, works for us and works within us and we don’t realize it at the time. Sometimes God shows up in the most unlikely places too! Jesus

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APRIL NEWSLETTER NOTES

by: Randy Waters

04/01/2021

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then springs my soul

“For thus saith the Lord that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he hath established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the Lord; and there is none else.” Isaiah 45:18.

There is nothing which proclaims the greatness and grandeur of Almighty God any better and clearer than the springtime. As I look out of my office window this morning, I see green grass growing where a brown mat of dead carpe

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