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I am the Pastor/Teacher of Rivers of Joy Baptist Church in Minford, Ohio since August 2008.  I am married to Charity since June 14, 1969.  I have four grown children.   Having served in the local church for over forty years as Pastor/Teacher, Asso., Youth Pastor, Minister of Education, Building Upkeep, Camp Director, Sunday School Teacher, etc. Also I have worked in the public place for as many years as I have preached. Charity and her sister are co owner of Union Mills Conf. (Bakery) in West Portsmouth Ohio


Charles, Kyle, Eric, Becky, Chad, and Charity

Front: Roby, Chad, Kyle and Brittney. Debbie, Bob and Charity, in the
back row: Eric and Leslie, Randy and Tonda and twin boys, and Joe and Becky . Leslie has taken some, and I will post them later.

Eric Chad and Kyle Whisnant
Eric and Leslie Whisnant
Like Roby said, Thanksgiving is family time.

Jesus set an example of
Matthew 11:25 Matthew 26:27 John 11:41

The heavenly host engage in
Rev 4:9 Rev 7:11-12 Rev 11:16-17

Psa 50:14

Should be offered
To God
Psa 50:14
To Christ
I Tim 1:12

Through Christ
Rom 1:8 Col 3:17 Heb 13:15

In the name of Christ
Eph 5:20

On behalf of God's servants
2 Corin 1:11
In private worship
Daniel 6:11

In public worship
Psa 35:18
In everything
1Thess 5:18

Upon the completion of great undertakings
Neh 12:31 Neb 12:40
Eph 1:16 Eph 5:20 I Thess 1:12

As the remembrance of God's holiness
Ps 30:4, Ps 97:12

For the goodness and mercy of God
Psa 106 1Ps 107:1 Psa 136:1-3

For the gift of Christ
2Corin 9:15

For Christ's power and reign
Rev 11:17

For the reception and effectual working of the word of God in others
1Th 2:13

For deliverance from indwelling sin, through Christ
Rom 7:23-35

For victory over death and the grave
1Corin 15:57

For wisdom and might
Dan 2:23

For the triumph of the gospel
2Corin 2:14

For the conversion of others
Rom 6:17

For faith exhibited by others
Rom 1:8 2Th 1:3

For love exhibited by others
2Th 1:3

For the grace bestowed on others
1Corin 1:4 Php 1:3-5 Col 1:3-6

For the zeal exhibited by others
2Corin 8:P16

For the nearness of God's presence
Psa 75:1

For appointment to spiritual service
1Tim 1:12

For willingness to offer our property for God's service
1Ch 29:6-16

For the supply of our bodily needs
Rom 14:6 Rom 14:7 I Tim 4:3 I Tim 4:4

For all people
1Ti 2:1

For all things
2Corin 9:11 Eph 5:20

Should be accompanied by intercession for others
1Tim 2:1 2Tim 1:3 Phm 1:4

Should always accompany prayer
Neh 11:17 Php 4:6 Col 4:2

Should always accompany praise
Psa 92:1 Hebrews 13:15

Expressed in psalms
1Ch 16:7

Ministers appointed to offer, in public
1Chr. 16:4, 1Chr 16:7 1Chr 23:30 2 Ch 31:2

Saints exhorted to
Psa 105:1 1 Corin 3:15

Resolve to offer
Psa 18:49 Psa 30:12

Habitually offer
Dan 6:10

Offer sacrifices of
Psa. 116:17

Abound in the faith with
Col 2:7

Magnify God by
Psa 69:30

Come before God with
Ps 95:2