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His Creation

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August  16, 2018
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Dear Beachside Family and Friends,

 

The most famous painting in the world resides in the Louvre Museum in Paris, where it is the main attraction.  More than six million people each year file by the iconic Mona Lisa, a portrait whose eyes and mysterious smile appear to follow its' admirers. Untold millions have seen it, songs have been sung about it, and aspiring painters continue to study this  intriguing work of art creased more than 500 years ago. 

 

This beloved and influential painting did not fall from the sky or appear out of thin air, nor did it somehow teleport here from another dimension. It owes its existence to someone who existed before it. The Mona Lisa was created by an artist, and its' presence in the halls of the Louvre is a constant testimony to the existence of the one who created it, the scientist, engineer, sculptor and painter Leonardo Davinci. 

 

Davinci himself understood that Someone Higher created human beings, just as he himself created art and machines. He wrote "rejoice that our Creator has endowed us with such an excellent instrument as the intellect." The proof of Leonardo Davinci's existence is in the things that he created that remain until this day. Every individual that observes the smiling Mona Lisa is observing proof of Leonardo's existence. 

 

We can apply the same thought process to prove the existence of a Personal God. The apostle Paul wrote " For ever since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through His workmanship [all His creation, the wonderful things that He has made], so that they [who fail to believe and trust in Him] are without excuse and without defense." (Romans 1:20) The creation itself, the world and all that is in it, proclaims  that God exists. Psalm 19:1 declares "The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship." As Davinci is known by his existing works, even more so God is known by His. 

 

The beauty of the Father's works is beyond compare. The earth and all its' fullness, the expanse of sky and space, the oceans and their pathless depths all inform us of the Creator. We observe His handiwork every day. He made everything we see and called It good, yet He still lacked one piece to finish His masterpiece mosaic. He needed someone to enjoy it with. 

 

On the sixth day of creation He formed Adam out of the dust of the earth and breathed life into him. He then formed Eve around Adam's rib, blessing them, and walking with them in the garden He made specifically for them. He created them in His image and purposed that they would fellowship with Him. Even when they rebelled against Him, He sent His Son Jesus to deliver their descendants out of the thralldom of Satan. Humans are the most beautiful of all God's works, and He willingly paid the highest price for our redemption. 

 

Jesus fully understands the value of mankind, for He is both man and God. He told the people "It is written in your own Scriptures that God said to certain leaders of the people, ‘I say, you are gods!’ And you know that the Scriptures cannot be altered. So if those people who received God’s message were called ‘gods,’ why do you call it blasphemy when I say, ‘I am the Son of God’? After all, the Father set me apart and sent me into the world. (John 10:34-36)

 

Just as the Mona Lisa is considered Leonardo Davinci's most famous and enduring work, we are the Father's highest, most beautiful, and enduring creation. When this earth and all that is in it passes away, we will still be around to enjoy the new heaven and new earth God promises to create. It will be infinitely more beautiful than the planet we currently enjoy, but we will still be the most blessed and important creation in the eyes of our Father. Our existence proves His existence. We are created in His image to enjoy what He has made and do miraculous, god-like things for His glory. He made us and filled us with creative power to do far more than create amazing works of art. The power that created the universe lives in us. As His children, let's use the power we have been given to do what Jesus did: heal the sick, raise the dead, and cast out demons. We have freely received, now let us freely give! (Matthew 10:8)

 

Pastor Ramon

 



 

 

 

 

 

Giving Made Simple

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Occasionally we have people who wish to give to this ministry who are not able to attend our services.  To make it easier for people to do so we now can accept tithes and offerings via your debit card.  Simply click the link at the bottom of this message and you will be taken to a safe and secure Paypal link that will assist you.  Thank you and GOD BLESS YOU for your generous support!
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Prayer and Worship
Friday August 24th
7:00pm
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webcast

Our live webcast is now available on the Beachside Fellowship Facebook page and at Beachsidefellowship.com.  You can either watch live (if you are not able to be in service with us) or watch the latest episode when we are not streaming live.  Click on the picture and it will take you right to the page on our website.
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Wednesdays - 6:30 PM
Youthcc 4
Youth Ministry/College and Career
Wednesdays 6:30 PM
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Women of the Word
Tuesday Sept. 11th
6:00pm
Salad is our theme
Ashleigh Duvall will be ministering
 
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Prayer and Worship Service
Aug 24th 7:00pm

 

Beachside Fellowship is a family of believers who embrace the Love of God and the Good News that we can live happy and fulfilled lives through a connection with Him. Growing together in our understanding of God, we teach what the Bible says about life, and are committed to a personal relationship with the Living Word, Jesus Christ. 
Our church is made up of people from many different denominational backgrounds, and we welcome all who have a desire to learn more about God and His Word. Beachside Fellowships' contemporary "come as you are" services are filled with the warmth of the Spirit, exciting worship music,  and the life changing Power of God. You CAN have the life you always wanted: join us at Beachside Fellowship, where'It's All About the Word!"

 

Tel: 850-960-6026
Aug. 9, 2018

Victorious

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August  9, 2018
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Dear Beachside Family and Friends,

 

It seems like stating the obvious to say "life is challenging", yet acknowledging this fact is an important step in taking action to win when challenged. At this moment, each one of us is facing resistance to the plan of God in our personal health, business, family, or finances. Life cannot be experienced apart from trials, but the trials of life can be experienced apart from defeat. The circumstances of our existence are temporary. What exists in the world around us today may be gone tomorrow. The issues that seem so important this month may have little relevance next month. The years come and go, and our situation constantly changes. This is a fact of life. 

 

Some grow weary of the battle. Solomon said "But as I looked at everything I had worked so hard to accomplish, it was all so meaningless—like chasing the wind. There was nothing really worthwhile anywhere." (Ecc 2:11) He became so worn out that depression set in, and he considered life to be without meaning. It is amazing to think that the richest man who has ever lived felt so despondent about his life, yet he clearly did. He was unhappy no matter what happened. If life was good, he was unhappy. If life was bad, he was unhappier still. Why did the wisest man in the world give in to an attitude of "whatever happens, happens, Que sera, sera?"

 

Solomon was depressed because overcoming challenges trough hard work alone can never satisfy. Although raised by his father David to reverence and worship the Lord, Solomon abandoned pursuing a relationship with God and tried to find meaning in his own success. Even winning over adversity and trials did not bring satisfaction, because God was not involved. In our day, there are many men and women that the world would call successful, but they find themselves in the same condition as Solomon: nothing seems worthwhile.

 

Christians can find themselves in similar situations. They work hard to overcome the challenges satan brings into their lives, and grow weary doing so. The effort required to live by faith seems daunting to many. At times it can feel overwhelming, leading to the temptation to follow in the thought process of Solomon and say " it"s not worth it". It is absolutely true that pursuing healing, prosperity, deliverance, and freedom in our own strength is not worth it. To do so is a monumental waste of time and energy. 

 

Do we have to work it out on our own? Are we doomed to strive for victory on our own and never be satisfied even when we win? To these questions I say a resounding NO! There is a way to be happy and satisfied even n the midst of the greatest challenges of our lives. It is all a matter of perspective. If I see myself sick and trying to get healed, poor and trying to gain prosperity, or confused and attempting to have peace, I am defeated already. If my perception of the Christian life is like this, then I will always be working to obtain things that are beyond my ability. 

 

If I choose a different way of seeing myself, then I can achieve all that God has for me and fully enjoy the victories I will experience. The secret is this: I must see myself as God sees me. Since Jesus defeated satan and lives in our hearts, God looks at us in the same way He looks at His Son: completely and totally Victorious! Jesus has already provided health, healing, prosperity, and peace for us through His work on the cross. If we understand this, then we will perceive ourselves and our lives in a different way. We ARE healed and satan is trying to steal our health from us! We ARE prosperous and satan is trying to steal our prosperity! We ARE peaceful and satan is trying to steal our peace! When we see life in this way, we will no longer attempt to obtain these things..We will rest in the knowledge that Healing, Prosperity, and Peace BELONG TO US RIGHT NOW BECAUSE OF WHAT JESUS HAS ALREADY DONE!

 

When we know these things, we can avoid the temptation to think the lives we live are not worthwhile. We can understand what Paul meant when he wrote "So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up." (Gal 6:9) We can rest, confident that satan cannot succeed in taking what belongs to us. Hebrews 4:10 tells us "For the person who has entered His rest has rested from his own works, just as God did from His." Jesus has already defeated the devil for us.  All we need do is resist Satan's paltry efforts to deceive us with the Word of God and the Name of Jesus. We can find rest in all of life's challenges through our relationship with Him!

 

Pastor Ramon

 

 

 

 

 

Giving Made Simple

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Occasionally we have people who wish to give to this ministry who are not able to attend our services.  To make it easier for people to do so we now can accept tithes and offerings via your debit card.  Simply click the link at the bottom of this message and you will be taken to a safe and secure Paypal link that will assist you.  Thank you and GOD BLESS YOU for your generous support!
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Tues August 14th 6:00pm
Suzanne Drake's home
Hamburgers and Hotdogs will be served
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Prayer and Worship
Friday August 24th
7:00pm
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webcast

Our live webcast is now available on the Beachside Fellowship Facebook page and at Beachsidefellowship.com.  You can either watch live (if you are not able to be in service with us) or watch the latest episode when we are not streaming live.  Click on the picture and it will take you right to the page on our website.
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Church Calendar
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Join us every Sunday morning at 9:30 AM for...
CorporatePrayer 2
childrens-church 3
Beachside Children's Church
“Ordinary kids doing Extraordinary things!"
Sundays 10:30 AM
Wednesdays - 6:30 PM
Youthcc 4
Youth Ministry/College and Career
Wednesdays 6:30 PM
WOW logo 2
Women of the Word
Tuesday Aug. 14th
Pool Party at Suzanne's house
6:00 pm
Hamburgers and Hotdogs is our food theme
 
nightofprayerworship 3
Prayer and Worship Service
Aug 24th 7:00pm

 

Beachside Fellowship is a family of believers who embrace the Love of God and the Good News that we can live happy and fulfilled lives through a connection with Him. Growing together in our understanding of God, we teach what the Bible says about life, and are committed to a personal relationship with the Living Word, Jesus Christ. 
Our church is made up of people from many different denominational backgrounds, and we welcome all who have a desire to learn more about God and His Word. Beachside Fellowships' contemporary "come as you are" services are filled with the warmth of the Spirit, exciting worship music,  and the life changing Power of God. You CAN have the life you always wanted: join us at Beachside Fellowship, where'It's All About the Word!"

 

Tel: 850-960-6026
Aug. 2, 2018

Jesus Speaks Bible

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August  2, 2018
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Dear Beachside Family and Friends,

 

It has been said that we live in a multi – cultural society. It certainly is true that our country is inhabited by many who speak languages other than English, and posess values different than those of traditional Americans. In some cases, communication between citizens and non-citizens has become difficult, and people do not understand each other.

 

I heard once that the United States and Great Britain were two great countries separated by a common language. This is certainly true when considering accent. While American English and the Kings English do differ in sound from each other, most of the words and concepts are derived from common ancestry, In addition, traditional English values and traditional American values are similar, because they are at their foundation Christian.

 

While American English speakers and British English speakers usually understand each other, the situation inside our borders is different than it once was. Enclaves exist in our nation where people speak exclusively Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Arabic, and other languages. If I were to go to a Spanish speaking market and need assistance, I am sure I could find a clerk willing to help. I could ask him in English what I am looking for, and he would smile at me and desire to help, yet he could not. I could ask him over and over where the potatoes were, but unless I asked him " Donde estan las papas?", he would be unable to help. Why? The answer is simple: unless I speak his language he cannot help me with my problem. He is ready and willing to help, but in order to act on my behalf he must understand me. We must speak the same language.

 

Communication problems do not exist solely between human beings. In order to experience the blessings of God in our lives, we must be able to communicate effectively with Him. Many Christians do not understand why it seems they are not getting through to God. They know that God desires to bless them, but wonder why they have not yet seen the benefits God promises in His word.  This situation exists not because God is holding out, but because there is a communication problem. There is a language barrier between God and some believers. 

 

When I need God's help with a problem, I must speak the same language He does. God only speaks one language, He expresses it in many different human dialects, but He speaks just one language. HE SPEAKS BIBLE! If I need the help of the Spanish speaking clerk I mentioned earlier, I must speak his language. If I want the blessings and benefits of God, I must speak His language.  I MUST SPEAK BIBLE, the language of faith. John points this out in 1 John 5:14-15 "Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him." Where do we find His will? In the Bible! We have confidence that if we speak God's language in prayer, He hears and answers our prayers. He does not answer them because we beg and cry. He answers prayers when we speak the Word, the language of faith. He answers our prayers because we speak Bible!

 

When I need God's intervention in my life, it is an absolute waste of time to complain to Him about my circumstances and how badly i feel. God does not speak the language of complaint, sickness, poverty, or depression. HE SPEAKS BIBLE!  If I desire to communicate effectively with Him, I need to find out what the Bible says about my problem and speak with Him in His language: the language of faith, healing, and deliverance. GOD SPEAKS BIBLE, AND IF I WANT HIS HELP, I MUST SPEAK BIBLE!

 

God operates solely by faith, and those of us who expect His benefits must operate the same way. Since Rom. 10:17 tells us that faith comes from hearing the word of God, when we speak Bible, our faith is strengthened and we please Him. (Hen 11:6) Speaking God's language is also essential because "whatsoever is not of faith is sin." (Rom 14:23b) Since the Greek text tells us that sin is "missing the mark", we must not miss out on proper communication with God. There should be no language barrier between us and our Father: "For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he SAYS will be done, he will have whatever he SAYS. (Mark 11:23) WE MUST SPEAK BIBLE! 

 

Pastor Ramon

 

 

 

 

Giving Made Simple

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Occasionally we have people who wish to give to this ministry who are not able to attend our services.  To make it easier for people to do so we now can accept tithes and offerings via your debit card.  Simply click the link at the bottom of this message and you will be taken to a safe and secure Paypal link that will assist you.  Thank you and GOD BLESS YOU for your generous support!
***************************************************
Tues August 14th 6:00pm
Suzanne Drake's home
Hamburgers and Hotdogs will be served
pool-party 2

 

webcast

Our live webcast is now available on the Beachside Fellowship Facebook page and at Beachsidefellowship.com.  You can either watch live (if you are not able to be in service with us) or watch the latest episode when we are not streaming live.  Click on the picture and it will take you right to the page on our website.
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Church Calendar
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Join us every Sunday morning at 9:30 AM for...
CorporatePrayer 2
childrens-church 3
Beachside Children's Church
“Ordinary kids doing Extraordinary things!"
Sundays 10:30 AM
Wednesdays - 6:30 PM
transformed time 4
Youth Ministry
Wednesdays 6:30 PM
WOW logo 2
Women of the Word
Tuesday Aug. 14th
Pool Party at Suzanne's house
6:00 pm
Hamburgers and Hotdogs is our food theme
nightofprayerworship 3
Prayer and Worship Service
July 27th 7:00pm

 

Beachside Fellowship is a family of believers who embrace the Love of God and the Good News that we can live happy and fulfilled lives through a connection with Him. Growing together in our understanding of God, we teach what the Bible says about life, and are committed to a personal relationship with the Living Word, Jesus Christ. 
Our church is made up of people from many different denominational backgrounds, and we welcome all who have a desire to learn more about God and His Word. Beachside Fellowships' contemporary "come as you are" services are filled with the warmth of the Spirit, exciting worship music,  and the life changing Power of God. You CAN have the life you always wanted: join us at Beachside Fellowship, where'It's All About the Word!"

 

Tel: 850-960-6026
July 27, 2018

Dazed & Confused

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July 26, 2018
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Dear Beachside Family and Friends,

 

 

 

In January of 1969 the acid rock/psychedelic rock/heavy metal band Led Zeppelin released a song entitled "Dazed and Confused." One of several successful songs on their self-named debut album, "Dazed and Confused" not only reflected the thoughts of the author and performers, but also was a commentary on the state of society in the late 60's, at least among young "progressives".

 

 

 

Almost fifty years later it can easily be observed that our culture has not improved from "dazed and confused". If anything, society seems more confused and detached from reality than five decades ago.  Children are wantonly slain in the womb for the convenience of their mothers, individuals mutilate their God-created bodies in a fruitless attempt to change their sex, and some pastors teach that the contents of the Bible are not moral absolutes, but guidelines, as if the scripture was an evolved "pirate code". Arrgh!

 

 

 

Confusion is never the work of God. 1 Corinthians 14:33 tells us "For God is not the author of confusion but of peace.." He is a protector of life, not the purveyor of death, as Jesus revealed in John 10:10, declaring that the thief comes to steal, kill, and destroy: I am come that they may have life and more abundant life". God is never confused. He did not inspire advances in medicines and medical technology for the purpose of ending the lives of innocent children. He did not give talent and highly developed skills to surgeons for the purpose of attempting to change what He created. 

 

 

 

How is it that we accept these things and call them progress? Progress should be defined as forward momentum, not a decent into confusion and destruction. Progress should embody the advancement of life, the life through which God blesses mankind and delivers us from our own folly. Is it not sensible to believe that children are conceived to live and not die, and that God's natural order of sexuality is established at the moment of conception? He never makes a mistake, and only those blinded to the truth could embrace the confusion so readlly accepted by many who say they know and love Him. 

 

 

 

Paul wrote "But even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them. (2 Corinthians 4:3-4) The God of this age is none other than the deceiver Lucifer, who believed that he could dethrone God. We know him as Satan, and his blindness has infected humanity, whom he deceives into believing that they themselves are God, free to reject Divine plan and purpose without consequence. 

 

 

 

Satan was so dazed and confused that he had Jesus murdered, crucified by clueless Roman authorities. He believed that he had dealt with his "Jesus problem" permanently. In his pride and confusion, he made the second greatest mistake in his existence. The Word reveals "But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God ordained before the ages for our glory, which none of the rulers of this age knew; for had they known, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. (1 Corinthians 2:7-8) in Satan's arrogance he killed Jesus, facilitating the resurrection of the Lord of Glory and establishing His Church, and "the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." (Matthew 16:18)

 

 

 

Since Satan and his confusion cannot prevail against both-again believers in Jesus, we can remain at peace in the midst of the cultural storm. We should exercise our faith, take authority over the devil, and speak words of truth and life into the storm of confusion that besets our society and nation. Peace will prevail, and sense will return if we stand for life and the truth of God's Word. We need never be  "dazed and confused". We can be confident in our future as believers. By the way, I've read the back of the Book, and WE WIN!

 

 

 

Pastor Ramon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giving Made Simple

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Occasionally we have people who wish to give to this ministry who are not able to attend our services.  To make it easier for people to do so we now can accept tithes and offerings via your debit card.  Simply click the link at the bottom of this message and you will be taken to a safe and secure Paypal link that will assist you.  Thank you and GOD BLESS YOU for your generous support!
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Friday July 27 at 7:00pm
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webcast

Our live webcast is now available on the Beachside Fellowship Facebook page and at Beachsidefellowship.com.  You can either watch live (if you are not able to be in service with us) or watch the latest episode when we are not streaming live.  Click on the picture and it will take you right to the page on our website.
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Church Calendar
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Join us every Sunday morning at 9:30 AM for...
CorporatePrayer 2
childrens-church 3
Beachside Children's Church
“Ordinary kids doing Extraordinary things!"
Sundays 10:30 AM
Wednesdays - 6:30 PM
transformed time 4
Youth Ministry
Wednesdays 6:30 PM
WOW logo 2
Women of the Word
Tuesday Aug. 14th
Pool Party at Suzanne's house
6:00 pm
Hamburgers and Hotdogs is our food theme
nightofprayerworship 3
Prayer and Worship Service
July 27th 7:00pm

 

Beachside Fellowship is a family of believers who embrace the Love of God and the Good News that we can live happy and fulfilled lives through a connection with Him. Growing together in our understanding of God, we teach what the Bible says about life, and are committed to a personal relationship with the Living Word, Jesus Christ. 
Our church is made up of people from many different denominational backgrounds, and we welcome all who have a desire to learn more about God and His Word. Beachside Fellowships' contemporary "come as you are" services are filled with the warmth of the Spirit, exciting worship music,  and the life changing Power of God. You CAN have the life you always wanted: join us at Beachside Fellowship, where'It's All About the Word!"

 

Tel: 850-960-6026
July 19, 2018

My Bond

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July 19, 2018
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Dear Beachside Family and Friends:

There was a time in our homes, businesses, churches, and society at large when people declared that their word was their bond, Honesty and integrity were the norm, not character traits exhibited by only a few. Contracts were concluded with a handshake, not with reams of fine print that serve to manipulate and provide hidden methods of escape from the very things stated in them, 

 

In time past, attorneys were most often engaged in  government, corporate, and real estate law. They also provided criminal defense and civil services to those who needed them. The divorce rate was so low that practicing family law alone was not profitable. Today it seems that the majority of lawyers are engaged either in representing those who are filing lawsuits or defending those who are being sued, writing ironclad contracts, or finding ways to shatter the supposed ironclad words of others. The era of "my word is my bond" has been relegated to the ash heap of history. 

 

Integrity and honesty were were under assault from the religious and political leaders of Jesus' day. When challenged by the religious authorities, He made a compelling observation. "For you are the children of your father the devil, and you love to do the evil things he does. He was a murderer from the beginning. He has always hated the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, it is consistent with his character; for he is a liar and the father of lies. So when I tell the truth, you just naturally don’t believe me!" (John 8:44-45)

 

It is not natural for those who have been born again to lie. Although those in the world are of their father the devil and often lie without hesitation, believers should not live this way. We are disciples of Jesus Christ, and children of the  Most High God. We are living hosts to the Spirit of God, of whom Jesus spoke in John 16:13 "When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth..." The truth resides in us, and we should always represent the Father well by speaking the truth. Our word should still be our bond, as stated in Psalm 15:1-4 "Who may worship in your sanctuary, Lord? Who may enter your presence on your holy hill?...Those who despise flagrant sinners, and honor the faithful followers of the Lord, and keep their promises even when it hurts."

 

Our society needs men and women of integrity and honesty in order to survive the challenging times in which we live. The "credibility gap" (a term describing the space between rhetoric and the truth in politics) has widened to Grand Canyon proportions. I am amazed at how some of our current leaders and candidates for office lie to the public and continue to lie even when directly confronted with the truth. It is inconceivable that most of the news media cover up for the liars and hide the truth, yet they do so on a daily basis. Although shocked by the deeds of these dissemblers, I am not surprised. They lie as a matter of course for this reason: the truth is not in them. To reprise John 8:44 "For you are the children of your father the devil, and you love to do the evil things he does. He was a murderer from the beginning. He has always hated the truth, because there is no truth in him."

 

While we understand the source of the lies and cover-ups, we should never find them acceptable . Satan's children will always lie, often without conviction. The world has a term for those who tell untruths without remorse. They call it pathological. We know it to be demoniacal.  Anyone call tell a lie, repent, receive forgiveness from God and stop lying. They are then not identified as liars. Those who continue to lie place their eternity in jeopardy , for the Bible tells us "But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.” (Rev 21:8)

 

How do we deal with those who lie and cover up the truth? Do we allow them to continue unchallenged, or should we confront them? God expects all believers to " not be influenced when people try to trick us with lies so clever they sound like the truth. Instead, we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ," (Eph 4:14-15) We must expose falsehood by speaking the truth, and not allow ourselves to be deceived. It is unacceptable for us to lie to each other, and we should hold public officials, candidates, and the news media to the same standard. They should stop the lies and acknowledge the truth. Many will not, but perhaps some will. Let us pray for a return to integrity and honesty among our leaders and our people. Let us pray for revival in our land. Let us support the truth, and let our light shine! "The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it." (John 1:5)

 

 

Pastor Ramon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giving Made Simple

tithe 2
Occasionally we have people who wish to give to this ministry who are not able to attend our services.  To make it easier for people to do so we now can accept tithes and offerings via your debit card.  Simply click the link at the bottom of this message and you will be taken to a safe and secure Paypal link that will assist you.  Thank you and GOD BLESS YOU for your generous support!
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Beachside Pizza Party at Domino's in Lynn Haven
Sunday July 22nd immediately following the morning service
Med. pizza and drink for $8.00.
You can create your own pizza or order one.
We will see who make the best looking pizza!

 

webcast

Our live webcast is now available on the Beachside Fellowship Facebook page and at Beachsidefellowship.com.  You can either watch live (if you are not able to be in service with us) or watch the latest episode when we are not streaming live.  Click on the picture and it will take you right to the page on our website.
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Church Calendar
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Join us every Sunday morning at 9:30 AM for...
CorporatePrayer 2
childrens-church 3
Beachside Children's Church
“Ordinary kids doing Extraordinary things!"
Sundays 10:30 AM
Wednesdays - 6:30 PM
transformed time 4
Youth Ministry
Wednesdays 6:30 PM
WOW logo 2
Women of the Word
Tuesday Aug. 14th
Pool Party at Suzanne's house
6:00 pm
Hamburgers and Hotdogs is our food theme
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Prayer and Worship Service
July 27th 7:00pm

 

Beachside Fellowship is a family of believers who embrace the Love of God and the Good News that we can live happy and fulfilled lives through a connection with Him. Growing together in our understanding of God, we teach what the Bible says about life, and are committed to a personal relationship with the Living Word, Jesus Christ. 
Our church is made up of people from many different denominational backgrounds, and we welcome all who have a desire to learn more about God and His Word. Beachside Fellowships' contemporary "come as you are" services are filled with the warmth of the Spirit, exciting worship music,  and the life changing Power of God. You CAN have the life you always wanted: join us at Beachside Fellowship, where'It's All About the Word!"

 

Tel: 850-960-6026

 

July 17, 2018

Florida's Economy

Fla. GDP hits $1 trillion mark

 

ORLANDO, Fla. – July 16, 2018 – Florida's gross domestic product topped $1 trillion Friday, an economic output that would make the Sunshine State the world's 17th largest economy if it were an independent country, the state chamber said.

The milestone has been expected. University of Central Florida economic analyst Sean Snaith said the state has been strong in all areas of employment.

"This is really being driven by fundamentals," he said. "This is not just a fluke of an overheated economy."

Florida's economy has grown larger than Saudi Arabia's, Switzerland's and Argentina's, the chamber said.

The economist who authored the study pointed to growth in manufacturing. "Those [jobs] are growing faster here than the U.S. the last few years, " said Jerry Parrish, Florida Chamber Foundation chief economist.

The $1 trillion figure was calculated based on the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis' most recent GDP number of $984 million for the fourth quarter of 2017, and a formula that projects current statistics that have yet to be factored in by the bureau, including job growth, goods, services and other factors.

Key factors driving the state's growth that can be seen in Metro Orlando's economy include low unemployment, population growth and tourism. The broad successes in those areas make the $1 trillion figure sustainable, Snaith said.

"The near-term risk of recession is still fairly low," Snaith said. "… Momentum in the labor market, the tax cuts and jobs act, all that has been a force of adrenalin, if you will, for economic growth. Could we drop below that? It's possible, but that would be temporary. This is a mile marker on a longer-run trend as opposed to being fleeting or cyclical."

Florida has been adding $2.7 billion to its GDP each day on average, the Chamber said in its release.

At the start of 2008, the state's GDP stood at $757 billion adjusted for inflation, according to BEA. It dropped to $715 billion by the third quarter of 2009 but has since risen steadily. The $1 trillion projection would represent a 39.86 percent increase.

The Chamber cited unemployment lower than the national average and other factors driving the growth.

"… Florida continues to break visitation records, and our state is continuing to diversify its economy," its release said.

© 2018 The Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, Fla.), Bill Zimmerman. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

 

 

July 5, 2018

Stand Upon The Word

Beachside Fellowship News
July 5, 2018
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Dear Beachside Family and Friends,

 

 

 

According to recent Barna Group research, 57% of American adults believe that knowing what is morally right or wrong is a matter of personal experience and interpretation. Among this group, 74% of millennials agree that "whatever is right for your life or works best for you is the only truth you can know." These findings indicate  that a majority of adult Americans, and three quarters of young adults, believe that morality is a matter of personal interpretation, and not subject to any absolutes. 

 

 

 

The  midterm elections ahead provides a background that highlights the significance of this research. It appears that a substantial number of our citizens are willing to support candidates who lie without fear of correction or reprisal. If lying for political gain is acceptable, where do we draw the line between  right and wrong in other matters of culture? If we elect and support leaders who purposefully deceive us, we certainly have no basis to complain when they continue to lie. Is this truly the conviction of the majority of our citizens, that we can construct our own morality apart from our responsibility to others?

 

 

 

My observation of Christians and non-Christians, liberals and conservatives, men and women alike is this: No one really likes to be lied to, especially in the context of relationships. We do not want someone to tell us they love us, and sleep with someone else. It's a lie! We don't want insurance companies to tell us our losses are covered, and then refuse to pay up. It's a lie! We don't want to buy a product that has a guarantee that we later discover is worthless. It's a lie! The amazing thing is this: we don't like to be lied to personally, but it's acceptable if politicians lie to citizens locally and nationwide. Are we so intent on personal gain that we end up lying to ourselves?

 

 

 

If there are no moral absolutes, and we develop our own morality, then we have become the center of our own universe, our own god. This Self-ism is a religion that enables us to accept the falsehoods of those running for and holding political office because we believe that we personally benefit from electing them. It's appropriate for them to deceive as long as we get what we want. This thinking can only result in being deceived and deceiving ourselves. If they lied to others they WILL lie to us! Liars lie, it's what they do, and when they do it long enough they begin to believe their own lies, to the detriment of everyone. 

 

 

 

Solomon, the most powerful political figure of his day made this statement. "Some people think they are doing right, but in the end it leads to death." (Pro 14:12) Unfortunately, he did not take his own advice. He became self-absorbed and created his own morality, forsaking the law of God and lying to himself. "For it was so, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned his heart after other gods; and his heart was not loyal to the Lord his God" (1 Kings 11:4) In spite of all of his riches and wisdom, he died declaring that life was worthless and vain. His son Rehoboam followed in his footsteps, and lost the rulership of Israel, except the tribes of Judah and Benjamin. 

 

 

 

The ways of death will be manifest in those who choose to live lives of deception and immorality. Not because God desires this result, but because becoming one's own god removes the influence of the true God from human lives. Left to themselves, with no moral absolutes, men invite death and destruction into their lives and the culture in which they live. The United States stands on the knife edge between a descent into unfettered immorality and Self-ism, or an ascent to reclaim the summit of Biblical morality. There is still hope, as the same Barna Group survey reveals that "a majority also agrees that the Bible provides us with absolute moral truths which are the same for all people in all situations, without exception.” The seeds of revival are found in the Word of God. Those who say they are believers must now choose to stand upon the Word without fear or equivocation. As always, it's all about the Word. The future of our nation depends on it!

 

 

 

Pastor Ramon

 

 

 

 

 

Giving Made Simple

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Occasionally we have people who wish to give to this ministry who are not able to attend our services.  To make it easier for people to do so we now can accept tithes and offerings via your debit card.  Simply click the link at the bottom of this message and you will be taken to a safe and secure Paypal link that will assist you.  Thank you and GOD BLESS YOU for your generous support!
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Brother Reggie Garmany will be ministering on Wednesday, July 11th, prior to his departure for Kenneth Copeland Bible School.  An ice cream social in Reggie's honor immediately follows the service.  Cards, prayers, and encouragement are welcomed.
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Women of the Word
Tuesday July 10th at 6:00pm
Barbeque is our theme for food!
Bring your game face and enjoy in all the fun!
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webcast

Our live webcast is now available on the Beachside Fellowship Facebook page and at Beachsidefellowship.com.  You can either watch live (if you are not able to be in service with us) or watch the latest episode when we are not streaming live.  Click on the picture and it will take you right to the page on our website.
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Church Calendar
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Join us every Sunday morning at 9:30 AM for...
CorporatePrayer 2
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Beachside Children's Church
“Ordinary kids doing Extraordinary things!"
Sundays 10:30 AM
Wednesdays - 6:30 PM
transformed time 4
Youth Ministry
Wednesdays 6:30 PM
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Women of the Word
Tuesday July 10th
Game night
Barbeque is our theme
6:00 pm
nightofprayerworship 3
Prayer and Worship Service
July 27th 7:00pm

 

Beachside Fellowship is a family of believers who embrace the Love of God and the Good News that we can live happy and fulfilled lives through a connection with Him. Growing together in our understanding of God, we teach what the Bible says about life, and are committed to a personal relationship with the Living Word, Jesus Christ. 
Our church is made up of people from many different denominational backgrounds, and we welcome all who have a desire to learn more about God and His Word. Beachside Fellowships' contemporary "come as you are" services are filled with the warmth of the Spirit, exciting worship music,  and the life changing Power of God. You CAN have the life you always wanted: join us at Beachside Fellowship, where'It's All About the Word!"

 

Tel: 850-960-6026
June 28, 2018

God Speaks Bible

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June 28, 2018
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Dear Beachside Family and Friends,

 

In an ancient kingdom in the land of Shinar, the precursor of Babylon, the people had a plan. They would build a great monument, a great tower that would reach up into heaven. Their ability and wealth was substantial. They fully expected to fulfill their marvelous vision. Nothing could stop them from accomplishing what their imagination had conceived.

 

The people's power to achieve their goal was even recognized by God. "But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower the people were building. The Lord said, “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them. (Genesis 11:5-6) God's statement reveals two important principles necessary for any group of people to achieve great things. The first is common purpose, and the second is common language. 

 

If a nation is to achieve great things, there must be agreement among its' citizens and they must speak the same language. They must have common culture and communicate clearly with each other. The United States was founded by those who spoke English and embraced a common culture of Judeo-Christian values. These two factors of common culture and language enabled our nation to accomplish truly great things and become the most powerful, successful, and free country that has ever existed. Many have come to our shores since our founding, accepting our values  and language. In recent times, others have come with no desire to embrace our unique American culture or to learn to speak English. If we are to continue to succeed as a nation, our entire population, including those who come from other countries seeking a better life, must embrace American  culture and the English language.

 

The same is true for the church. The kingdom of God is unified and advanced by common culture and common language. God only speaks one language. He speaks it in every human and heavenly tongue, but He speaks just one language. God speaks Bible! If the church is to accomplish the plans and purposes of God, we must also speak His language. If those of us in the Body of Christ desire individually rewarding relationships with our Father,  we should speak with Him in our common language. If we want to accomplish His will personally and collectively,  we cannot live and speak contrary to His Word. The Bible is His language and should be ours. 

 

Our nation needs a thriving and influential Church. Christians who hold common culture and language with God can restore the United States of America to her place of leadership and prosperity among the nations of the world. Paul encouraged us "But I urge you, believers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in full agreement in what you say, and that there be no divisions or factions among you, but that you be perfectly united in your way of thinking and in your judgment [about matters of the faith.) (1 Cor 1:10)

 

If we choose to unite around what God says and speak His Word as our first language, nothing will be impossible for us. As Jesus said in Mark 11:23 "23 “Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them." Jesus spoke (and is still speaking) God's language. He encourages us to do the same. Common culture and common language are powerful things. God's culture and His language have unlimited power to transform the Church, our Nation, and our lives. Let us say what God says about all things, and watch His Word change poverty to prosperity, sickness to health, and death to life!

 

 

Pastor Ramon

 

 

 

Giving Made Simple

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Occasionally we have people who wish to give to this ministry who are not able to attend our services.  To make it easier for people to do so we now can accept tithes and offerings via your debit card.  Simply click the link at the bottom of this message and you will be taken to a safe and secure Paypal link that will assist you.  Thank you and GOD BLESS YOU for your generous support!
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Brother Reggie Garmany will be ministering on Wednesday, July 11th, prior to his departure for Kenneth Copeland Bible School.  An ice cream social in Reggie's honor immediately follows the service.  Cards, prayers, and encouragement are welcomed.
icecream 2
Women of the Word
Tuesday July 10th at 6:00pm
Barbeque is our theme for food!
Bring your game face and enjoy in all the fun!
Ladies-Game-Night 2
webcast

Our live webcast is now available on the Beachside Fellowship Facebook page and at Beachsidefellowship.com.  You can either watch live (if you are not able to be in service with us) or watch the latest episode when we are not streaming live.  Click on the picture and it will take you right to the page on our website.
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Church Calendar
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Join us every Sunday morning at 9:30 AM for...
CorporatePrayer 2
childrens-church 3
Beachside Children's Church
“Ordinary kids doing Extraordinary things!"
Sundays 10:30 AM
Wednesdays - 6:30 PM
transformed time 4
Youth Ministry
Wednesdays 6:30 PM
WOW logo 2
Women of the Word
Tuesday July 10th
Game night
Barbeque is our theme
6:00 pm
nightofprayerworship 3
Prayer and Worship Service
July 27th 7:00pm

 

Beachside Fellowship is a family of believers who embrace the Love of God and the Good News that we can live happy and fulfilled lives through a connection with Him. Growing together in our understanding of God, we teach what the Bible says about life, and are committed to a personal relationship with the Living Word, Jesus Christ. 
Our church is made up of people from many different denominational backgrounds, and we welcome all who have a desire to learn more about God and His Word. Beachside Fellowships' contemporary "come as you are" services are filled with the warmth of the Spirit, exciting worship music,  and the life changing Power of God. You CAN have the life you always wanted: join us at Beachside Fellowship, where'It's All About the Word!"

 

Tel: 850-960-6026
June 23, 2018

And don't come back

After six long years, Bubba Smith

graduates from Georgia Tech with a

degree in Textile Engineering. He soon

finds a CEO position in a textile plant in

Lindale, GA near his home town of

Booger Hollow.

Bubba takes over at a struggling

company and decides to get rid of all

the slackers. He knew many of the

employees and wanted to make a

good impression.

On a tour of the facilities,

Bubba notices a guy leaning

on a wall. He can't believe

this guy would just stand

around on the job.

Bubba walks up to the guy

leaning against the wall and

asks, "What are you doing

here?"

"I'm just waiting to get paid,"

responds the man.

Furious, Bubba asks "How

much money do you make a

week?"

A little surprised, the young

fellow replies, "I make about

$300 a week. Why?"

Bubba quickly has the

Comptroller write a check

and Bubba, hands the guy a

check made out to cash for

$1,200 and says, "Here's

four weeks' pay, now get out

and don't come back."

The man puts the check in

his pocket and promptly

walks out.

Feeling pretty good about

himself, Bubba looks around

the room and asks, "Does

anyone want to tell me what

just happened here?"

From across the room

comes a voice, "Yeah, you

just tipped the pizza delivery

 

guy $1,200."

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June 23, 2018

Who wants him back

A wife went to the police station with her next door neighbor to report that her husband was missing. The policeman asked for a description. She said, "He's 35 years old, 6 foot 4, has dark eyes, dark wavy hair, an athletic build, weighs 185 pounds, is soft-spoken, and is good to the children."

The next-door neighbor protested, "Your husband is 5 foot 4, chubby, bald, has a big mouth, and is mean to your children." 

The wife replied, "Yes, but who wants HIM back?"

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