Portland News

August 16, 2019

Friday Evening Service

Prelude: Russell Mathews played “Savior, Like a Shepherd, Lead Us” and “Come, Christians, Join to Sing,” on the organ.

Featured Testimonies: Butch Carey said he has been reflecting recently on the change God made in his life when he got saved, and he is thankful for God’s faithfulness down through the years. Catey Hinkle testified that it was a privilege to attend the camp meetings in Chile and Peru, and she was encouraged by how God is working in lives around the world. Dave Luka said he is thankful for the youth service on July 6, 1965, when God saved him, and for the encouraging testimonies and examples that helped him grow in the Gospel. Shawn Worthington said he was saved at the age of five, and he is thankful that God kept him from a lot of trouble and gave him the privilege of raising his children in the Gospel.

First special: Butch Carey and Gary Wolfe sang “A New Name in Glory.”

Last special: Emily Luka sang “Lean On Me.”

Sermon: Ryan Erdmann took his texts from Genesis 2:16-17 and 3:1-6, bringing out that Satan is a master of deceit, but those who choose to follow God and obey His Word will have victory in their lives.

Watch the full service in the Media Center.