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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

God IS

God said:
"This is what the LORD (Yehweh) says ~ Who formed you in the womb: "I Am the LORD who has made all things, who ALONE stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by Myself."
Isaiah 44:24

Jesus ~ God the Son
"... God has spoken to us by His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, and through whom He made the universe. The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of His being, sustaining all things by His powerful Word." Hebrews 1:2-3

Jesus spoke often in gentle words of humility. These words should not lesson our understanding of Who He is. They should greatly exalt our view of Him ~ and our devotion to Him.
"Christ Jesus ~ Who being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made Himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to death ~ even death on a cross."
Philippians 2:5-8

Jesus Christ ~ apart from Me
there is no God. There is none besides Me. Turn to Me and be saved all you ends of the earth, for I am God ~ and there is no other. (Isa 44:6, 45:5, 21-22)