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Friday Youth Service

July 13, 2018

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone).” The choir then sang “Holy Spirit, Rain Down.”

Featured Testimonies: Azaria Charles said she is so happy that her whole family is able to be at camp meeting for the first time, and she wants to be all God wants her to be. Marcus Ewers shared that the Lord sanctified him yesterday after he consecrated things that he had been holding back. Maya Nedelcu ...

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Friday Morning Bible Teaching

July 13, 2018

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Russell Mathews played a piano/keyboard duet of “Think About His Love” and “The Trees of the Field.” Then a Nigerian choir sang “The Solid Rock.”

Featured Testimonies: Mathieu Bobo said that on a flight to Paris in April, he had blood clots in his lungs, but the saints of God in London and Paris prayed and God answered prayer. Ngozi Osueke rejoiced that last year God undertook for her brother who...

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Thursday Evening Service

July 12, 2018

Prelude: Gary Riler played “In the Presence of Jehovah” and “Praise to the Lord,” on the saxophone. A men’s choir followed, singing, “Movin’ Up to Gloryland.”

Featured Testimonies: Ann McCarville told how she came to camp meeting as a rebellious teenager twenty-four years ago, but wanted the happiness she saw around her and God saved her. Maria Green said she was not raised in this church but was raised in a church where she learned about God, and...

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Thursday Morning Bible Teaching

July 12, 2018

Prelude: Jaewon Yune played “I Need Thee Every Hour” and “What a Friend” on the violin. Then a South Korean ladies’ quartet sang “My Jesus, I Love Thee,” in Korean.

Featured Testimonies: Titus Itanola was thankful Jesus saved his soul, sanctified, and baptized him, and has kept him together with his wife in love and unity for about forty years. Mason Chasteen said Tuesday night the Lord sanctified him and afterward his friends could notice...

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Wednesday Evening Service

July 11, 2018

Prelude: A flute ensemble played “A Little Joy” and “Hopak.” Then a Southern Oregon choir sang “Giving Him Praise.”

Featured Testimonies: Diane James (pictured above) shared how she was saved at six years old and the Lord gave her such joy. Julia Rael told how lately the devil had been fighting her, telling her that she didn’t really receive her sanctification or even her salvation, but she prayed and the other morning the Lord gave...

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Wednesday Youth Service

July 11, 2018

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “Come, Now Is the Time to Worship,” and “Let the Redeemed of the Lord Say So.” The choir sang “Open Up the Heavens.”

Featured Testimonies: Annika Ewers said the Lord saved her in April, and last night she received her sanctification and baptism. Denisa Budean was thankful God saved her about ten years ago, and that even when her plans don’t come together, God has a plan for her life that is best....

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Wednesday Morning Bible Teaching

July 11, 2018

Prelude: Dew Fiegalan and Jose Ruiz played a cello duet of “The Water Is Wide,” “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross,” and “A Shelter in the Time of Storm.” Then young men’s group from the Philippines sang “Whom Shall I Fear (God of Angel Armies).”

Featured Testimonies: Zenaida Ruiz thanked the Lord for saving her in 1963, and for healing her nine years ago of cancer. Esther Ogunfowomu thanked the Lord for saving, sanctifying, and...

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Tuesday Evening Service

July 10, 2018

Prelude: A brass ensemble played “Steal Away” and “Wonderful Grace of Jesus.” Then a ladies’ quartet sang “Bread Upon the Water.”

Testimonies: Boniface Osunkwo testified that when God saved him, he changed his ambitions, and although he came to America with nothing, God has given him a family and a desire to be what God wants him to be. Lisa DeBusk said a sermon during camp meeting prompted her granddaughter to ask if she was ...

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Tuesday Morning Bible Teaching

July 10, 2018

Prelude: A string orchestra from the churches in Oceanside, New York; Worth, Illinois; Pullman, Washington; and Calgary, Alberta, Canada, played “Shout to the Lord” and “Lord, I Lift Your Name on High.” Then a vocal ensemble from the same churches sang “Days of Elijah.”

Testimonies: Cynthia Fasola testified that she was born on the last day of a camp meeting in Nigeria, and throughout her life she has had a desire to serve God. Bolu...

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Western Europe Work Presentation

July 9, 2018

On Monday evening, July 9, camp meeting attendees were invited to view a media presentation featuring the Apostolic Faith Work in Western Europe. The work there started with a group in London in the 1970s, and now comprises thirty churches and groups spread across the UK, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Denmark, and the Netherlands.

The presentation related the history of the work in the area, starting when Victor Okunsanya and his family moved...

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