Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Lexington, KY. Pastor Earl Thomas
Pleasant Ridge Baptist ChurchLexington, KY. Pastor Earl Thomas

As Your Parent

I can share with you life,
but I cannot live it for you.
I can teach you things,
but I cannot make you learn.
I can give you directions,
but I cannot always be there to lead you.
I can allow you freedom,
but I cannot account for it.
I can take you to church,
but I cannot make you believe.
I can teach you right from wrong,
but I cannot always decide for you.
I can buy you nice clothes,
but I cannot make you lovely inside.
I can offer you advice,
but I cannot accept it for you.
I can give you love,
but I cannot force it upon you.
I can teach you to be a friend,
but I cannot make you one.
I can teach you to share,
but I cannot make you unselfish.
I can teach you to respect,
but I cannot force you to honor.
I can advise you about your friends,
but I cannot choose them for you.
I can teach you about sex,
but I cannot keep you pure.
I can tell you the facts of life,
but I cannot build your reputation.
I can tell you about drinking and drugs,
but I cannot say no for you.
I can tell you about lofty goals,
but I cannot achieve them for you.

I can let you work,
but I cannot make you responsible.I can teach you to obey,
but I cannot answer for your actions.
I can teach you kindness,
but I cannot force you to be gracious.
I can warn you about sins,
but I cannot make your morals.
I can love you as my child,
but I cannot place you in God's family.
I can pray for you,
but I cannot make you walk with God.
I can teach you about Jesus,
but I cannot make Him your Savior.
I can show you faith,
but I cannot make you trust in Christ.
I can teach you about prayer,
but I cannot make you pray.
I can tell you how to live,
but I cannot give you Eternal Life.
I can, and will, love you
forever.

 

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Revelation 11:17 "Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned." 

 

SERVICES:

SUNDAY MORNING:

Sunday School 9:30
Worship 10:30

 

SUNDAY EVENING:



Choir Practice 5:00



Men’s Prayer 5:15



Evening Worship 6:00

 

WEDNESDAY EVENING:

Men’s Prayer 6:15

Sermon 7:00