Minister Tom Lynch

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421 Providence Blvd
Clarksville TN 37042

Schedule of Services


 Bible Study - 9:30am

 Morning Worship 10:30 am

Evening Worship 6:00 pm


Bible Study 7:00 pm


Upcoming Sermons

November 29 The Most Dangerous Thing You Can Do
December 6 False Faith 
December 13 Personal Ė But Not Private

November 23 - 29

24 Ė Wayne & Carol Darnell 



I hope you are aware of how I feel about Thanksgiving. To me it is the absolute best of all holidays. I know that it is manmade, and I realize that a lot of what weíve been taught about its origin may be a bit more lore than fact. But if we are going to observe a day that does not come from biblical directiveóand Paul said we can do that if we want to (Romans 14:5)óthis would seem to be the one that fits more with a biblical mindset. I just canít find anything wrong with Thanksgiving, but I see a lot that is right about it.

I am one who has every reason to be thankful to my God for the life He has given me. Others often express regret over the course things have taken in the last year, and I appreciate the concern. It is certainly true that life hasnít gone the way I anticipated or desired. It is challenging, but to every negative point I can immediately name someone who is dealing with worse, and typically theyíre doing a much better job at handling it than I am. I donít know if that speaks more to them being at it much longer. If so I have reason to hope Iíll eventually do better. Or perhaps they have a skill set that Iíve yet to develop. Either way circumstances are what they are, but most importantly God is so good! So yes, later this week I do indeed plan to celebrate Thanksgiving.

This year I begin by celebrating my family. My children continue to amaze even as adults. Jaclyn is working on some incredible plans that will demonstrate a very selfless attitude toward some less fortunate than herself. Brenton, Randi and Lyla are so blessed with the addition of Phia to all of our lives. And there are no words to describe the amazement of my brother even being here to join us. I truly have every reason to give thanks for my family.

This year more than perhaps any other I am thankful for my friends. Lifeís challenges reveal many things about oneís friends. Not only do you learn who your friends are, perhaps the most amazing revelation is those friends you may not have realized you had. Godís word speaks volumes on the value of a single friend, so I have to say Iím overwhelmed by the multitude of friends He has given me.

I would certainly be remiss if I failed to mention how thankful I am for the Lordís church. For me personally, all of my family and most of my closer friends are part of that blood-bought body of believers who share all things in common, so perhaps thereís a little redundancy here. So be it. As Paul declared, only ďby the grace of God I am what I amĒ (1 Corinthians 15:10). I honestly cannot imagine how one outside of Christ faces life, so it is no wonder that in their times of hardship they tend to turn to us. Sadly, to them it appears that Godís grace is in vain. But as we gather together, whether at the assembly hall, in our homes, or all the other places we may meet up with one another, we are truly a blessed people with cause for thanksgiving.

~Tom Lynch


This weeks Bible Reading:

November 16: Jeremiah 18-22 
November 17: Jeremiah 23-25 
November 18: Jeremiah 26-29
November 19: Jeremiah 30-31
November 20: Jeremiah 32-34
November 21: Jeremiah 35-37
November 22: Jeremiah 38-41


Godís Part


    His great love for man (John 3:16)

    He gave His Son, Jesus, as the Savior (Luke 19:10)

    He sent the Holy Spirit as a guide (John 16:13)

    He gave the gospel as His unto salvation (Romans 1:16)

    He provided atonement by the blood of Christ (Romans 5:9)


Manís Part


   Hear the Gospel. (Romans 10:17; John 8:32)

   Believe the Gospel (Hebrews 11:6; John 20:31)

   Repent of past sins (Luke 13:3; Acts 17:30)

   Confess faith in Jesus Christ (Romans 10:10; Matthew 10:32)

   Be Baptized (Galatians 3:27; Mark 16:16;

        Acts 2:38)

   Be faithful unto death (Revelations 2:10)



God has done His part;

Wonít you do yours?

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