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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

The Beauty of the Lord in His Creation






Each time I travel to the office in Minford, Ohio I go on Scioto 64 on this mile and a half and what a beautiful scene each time I go.

Bible Verses about Nature
Inspiring Scripture Verses about Nature
The earth is the Lord's and everything in it
Psalm 24:1
Song of Solomon 2:1 I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys.

Let every creature praise His holy name
Psalm 145:21

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord
Psalm 150:6

As the deer pants for water, so my soul pants for you, O God
Psalm 42:1

The earth is the Lord's...for He has founded it upon the seas.
Psalm 24:1,2

What great deeds are done by His hands.
Mark 6:2


Shout joyfully to God...How awesome are your works.
Psalm 66:1,3

Great and marvelous are Thy works.
Revelations 15:3

The earth is filled with the Lord's glory.
Habakkuk 2:14

 This is the day the Lord has made let us rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 118:24

For everything there is a season.
Ecclesiastes 3:1 .