Background Scripture: Ezekiel 47:1-12. Devotional Reading: John 4:7-15 The book of Ezekiel began with his visions by the River Chebar* during the Babylonian captivity of the people of Israel. It continued through various descriptions of the faithlessness that brought the people of God into humiliating exile. In Ezekiel 36 and 37 he prophecies that the dry bones of Israel will […]
The Blount Countian incorrectly reported last week that the fifth Sunday night singing on March 29 at Cleveland First Baptist Church would start at 7 p.m. The correct starting time is 6 p.m. The paper regrets the mistake and apologizes for any inconvenience it may have caused.
SINGINGS CLEVELAND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH fifth Sunday singing March 29 at 6 p.m. This is the fourth in a series of fifth-Sunday-night singings co-hosted by Cleveland First Baptist, Hope House, and Mountain Pointe Ministries choirs and ensembles. Pleasant Mount Baptist from Pine Mountain and Lester Memorial United Methodist choirs will also participate. Offering proceeds go to Blount County Save-A-Life. DELIVERANCE […]
One of my teachers would frequently remind us that categorizing people by means of narrow labels is just another way of not having to think deeply about them. It happened to me a few years back as I was trying to make a case for why Bible believers should oppose the public display of Scriptures. I argued that public display […]
The Blount Countian generally does not publish obituaries unless the deceased have direct connections to this county. If your relative’s obit did not appear in the paper, that is probably the reason. GLENDA SUE BULLARD, 62, died March 18, 2009, at her residence in Oneona. A native of Ohatchee, she was the daughter of the late William and Annie Ruth […]