March 2018

A NEW SONG - Monthly Devotion

Dear fellow worker of the Christian Worship Hour:

St. Paul sadly tells the Corinthian believers,

“I have fed you with milk, and not with solid food; for to this time ye were not able
to bear it.” I Cor. 3:2.

This causes us to ask, “Are you a bottle fed Christian or one on good, solid meat? Here’s FIVE ways
to find out:

 A MATURE BELIEVER EATS SOLID FOOD. A baby is a beautiful thing; we love them, coddle them, and baby them all over the place. But when that kid gets to be 21 and is still on the baby level, one gets disgusted and he isn’t so cute anymore. That was Paul’s complaint on the Corinthians; they weren’t growing in the Lord. As babies, they didn’t help in the Lord’s work but were really a hindrance in the church. St. John speaks of the stages of growth for believers as, “little children, young men, fathers” (I John 2:14). To grow calls for a Bible study, prayer, service, fellowship with other believers. (Heb. 10:25; II Peter 3:18).
 A MATURE BELIEVER BEARS THE BURDENS OF OTHERS. Satan afflicts the people of God every way he can, so we must respond by helping a hurting brother or sister. One of the main goals of the Christian Worship Hour is to comfort and help God’s people. God told Isaiah to do that, and He has called us also. (Isa. 40:1). Look for those hurting, listen to those who cry, sympathize with those who have lost a loved one, maybe the closest on earth to them has been taken. So, shoulder some of their sorrow and bring a ray of hope into their life. That is what Jesus does. (Matt. 11:30; Galatians 6:2).
 A MATURE BELIEVER HAS A FORGIVING SPIRIT. Mark it down, dear friend, before you get to the end of your journey, someone is going to do you harm! You are going to get hurt. You may be broken hearted. But Jesus told us never to strike back, and to even forgive our enemies! (Matt. 5:44). It’s hard to forgive when you want to strike back. As a matter-of-fact, you cannot forgive by yourself, we have to have the dear Lord’s help and the strength the Holy Spirit gives us. But Jesus tells us to follow His example. Look at what they did to Jesus. My afflictions are little alongside of His! (Luke 23:34).
 A MATURE BELIEVER RADIATES THE LOVE OF CHRIST. As we grow in Christ and live in His Word, we become more like Him. Jesus told us we were to “let your light so shine” that others will come to know God and thus glorify Him. (Matt.5:16). Jesus is the Light of the world and the more Jesus controls our life the brighter we shine for Him. Mature believers shine for Jesus while the baby ones just keep making a pest of themselves! (John 15:13).
 A MATURE BELIEVER PRODUCES THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT. Nine of them are named in Galatians 5:22,23. At the top of the list, because it is by far the most important, is LOVE. It is not puppy love, or money love, or self-love, but the Love of God shed abroad in our heart. Don’t look for it at Wal-Mart because it only comes as we yield and mature in Christ Jesus. The main attribute of God is love and if we are close to Him, His love will shine through! (I Cor. 13). Jesus said that mature Christians show their love. (Luke 10:30-37; John 13:35).
Mature believers have a heart for a lost and hurting world. Lost because they know not Jesus as Savior, and hurting because in this world we will have tribulations. (John 16:33). Thank you for being a part of our team by GIVING liberally; PRAYING fervently; TELLING OTHERS earnestly. You, as God gives through His people, are our only source of support we have. Bless you.
I’ll be looking for you this weekend!
In Our Savior’s Love,

Harold E. Salem, pastor

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MEMORIALS

“And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.”
(Revelation 14:13)

MEMORIALS
(For the month of March 2018)
In memory of…
ALMA J. HOFER, by ANONYMOUS, Huron, SD
BETTY FUHRMAN and DIANE FUHRMAN, by NORMA FUHRMAN, Bismarck, ND, $100
CARL HOWARD RAMSEY, by MARY O’BRIEN, North Chesterfield, VA, $20
DANIEL ROESLER, by JAMES HALL, Piedmont, SD, $50
DARREL RUHD, by ELOISE SIK, Hendricks, MN, $20
EARL NAUGLE, by A LORRAINE KLINGLER, Belle Fourche, SD, $50
GEORGIA TESSNESS, by DALONDA FRANKE, Box Elder, SD, $100
GERALD LOVRO, by DEANE & BEATTA SAGMOE, Hendricks, MN, $20
GERALD LOVRO, by JOSEPH & HELEN ENGESMOE, Hendricks, MN, $25
GLORIA EVEN, by MARLYS CLIPPER, Redwood Falls, MN, $15
GUST & MARIE EDMAN, by MARK EDMAN, Alvarado, MN, $100
HELEN VAN DIVER, by GAYLE PRICE, Mio, MI, $25
HOWARD & SYBIL CUTLER, by ANN CARVER, Marshall, MN, $100
INGVALD & STELLA STORLEY, by JUNE BACKMAN, Wilmot, SD, $100
JEANETTE AABERG, by OBERT AABERG, Rothsay, MN, $50
KARNA CUTLER, by GEORGIA ROGERS, Donna, TX, $20
KARNA CUTLER, by IDELLA FRIED, Aberdeen, SD, $25
KAY & MYRTLE BREKKE, by JOHN BREKKE, Hudson, WI, $10
LA VERNE GUIDICE, by LEE SAUERM, Aberdeen, SD, $25
LARRY & HELEN VANDIVER, by GAYLE PRICE, Mio, MI, $20
LARRY & HELEN VANDIVER, by GAYLE PRICE, Mio, MI, $20
LAURA MITCHELL FREEMAN, by ROD & LAVAUN JOHNSON, Corning, IA, $50
LEONARD HULL, by WANDA HULL, Muskogee, OK $25
LORRAINE OSHEIM, by ARLENE ENDRELAND, Forest City, IA, $10
LUCILLE LENHART, by MR & MRS DONALD LENHART, Danville, CA, $50
NAOMI MCVAY, by BARBARA NIX, Chancellor, SD, $100
OUR PARENTS, by RON & MARLYS TRAUGER, Livermore, IA, $50
RICHARD SIP, by DARWIN SIP, Canistota, SD, $100
ROGER WALTNER, by LES & MARY TIESZEN, Marion, SD, $50
ROLAND (JIM) ROETTELE, by KEVIN & BECKY DALLMANN, Edgeley, ND, $50
ROSE GUNNINK, by JANET BOERSMA, Sioux Falls, SD, $20
SHAND HARNER, by DON ROBERTS, Silver Bay, MN, $25
TERRY AASNESS, by BUD & LAUREL MALMSTROM, Henning, MN, $100
In memory of my dad, CARL OLSON, by GEORGIA ROGERS, Donna, TX, $15
In memory of 2 children, PAUL & SUZANNE NAADEN, by BETTY NAADEN, Bismarck, ND, $20
In memory of my husband, JOE TILLER, who would have been 100 in February,
by JUNE LOTICH-TILLER, Fort Myers, FL, $100
In memory of my wife, DIEDRE LUMLEY, by BILL LUMLEY, Boone, IA, $25
In loving memory of my sweet husband, MARVIN “MIKE” DALE, by SHIRLEY DALE, Tyndall, SD, $25
In memory of my husband, CLAYTON B. LEE, by MATHILDE LEE, Abercrombie, ND, $400
In memory of my parents, NORMAN E. VEATCH & SHARON K. VEATCH,
by JAMES VEATCH, West Des Moines, IA, $100
In memory of my wife, LINDA REEVES, by RICHARD REEVES, West Palm Beach, FL, $100
In memory of my father GEORGE E. FOX SR, by MARIYLN EYMANN, Tilden, NE, $35
In memory of my husband, DALE WOOKEY, by JOY WOOKEY, Clark, SD, $85
In memory of my WIFE, by STEVE AMES, Virgil, SD, $50
In memory of our daughter, KRISTA, by TERRY & CAROL RUST, West Fargo ND, $200
In memory of my husband, HENRY E. MOYER, by FLORENCE MOYER, Fargo, ND, $35
In memory of our parents, BILL & CORINNE DOUGLAS and DALE STREET,
by REV. GARY & BETTY STREET, Mobridge, SD, $100
In memory of my Christian grandparents, REUBEN & ALICE BRAGSTAD, by KRISTI ALBERTUS, Sioux Falls, SD, $50
In memory of our beloved mother & wife, CAROL JANE CHUKUSKE, by her husband, JIM; son, BILL (DEB);
daughter, TAMMY, daughter, CINDY (WAYNE); son, JAMIE (MONICA), Tracy, MN, $500
In memory of my mother, MARJORIE E. KASS, by RONALD L. KASS, Ludington, MI, $92
In memory of my sister-in-law, LUCILLE BOX, by WANDA GOIN, Weaubleau, MO, $20
In memory of BEVERLY SWARTZ,
by PASTOR & MRS JERRY STENDER and JOANN & JESSE FAY, Prudenville, MI, $300
In memory of my precious brother, MARTIN WOODWARD, by his sister, JEAN SAUVAGE, Security, CO, $100
In memory of my younger cousin, MARTY BECK, by DOUG REISWIG, Velva, ND, $200
In memory of my mother, GENEVA HAUCK, by DAVID HAUCK, Sioux Falls, SD, $10
In memory of U.S. Army Captain, DAVID A. WALDERA, by JIM & RITA ENGLISH, East Gull Lake, MN, $100
In memory of our son, JEREMY, by BOBBI & TONY ZEAZAS, Vancouver, WA, $100
In memory of our dear UNCLE GEORGE RAHN, by DOUGLAS BUCKLES, Tucson, AZ, $100
In memory of my dear friend, EDITH LINDBLOOM, by THELMA STREET, Des Moines, IA, $40
In memory of my brother, GUY R. TALLEY, by SHARON JOHNSON, Woodside, CA, $100
In memory of our mom, RUTH L JONES, by STACEY & PEGGY JONES, Hot Springs, SD, $50
In memory of our father, DR. MILTON “MIKI’ JONES, by STACEY & PEGGY JONES, Hot Springs, SD, $50
In memory of WALLY JOHNSON, by STACEY & PEGGY JONES, Hot Springs, SD, $50
In memory of my husband, BILL SCHMAGEL, by ARLENE SCHMAGEL, Rapid City, SD, $300
In memory of his loving wife, VIRGINIA HUTCHERSON, by KENNETH HUTCHERSON, Boca Raton, FL, $50
In memory of my parents, GLENN & DORIS LARSON, by DONOWAN LARSON, Alcester, SD, $100
In memory of ERNIE CARLSON and DON & CAROL ANDERSON,
by THURE & DARLYNE SWANSON, Beresford, SD, $30
In memory of my husband, HOWARD D. DREV, by BEVERLY DREV, Kanawha, IA, $10
In memory of HERSCHEL A. MARTIN; AUBREY & OPAL MARTIN; WAYNE L. MARTIN; FLOYD & MARY
ELLER ADAMS; RONALD MARTIN SR; LINCOLN HARRIGER, by J.L. MARTIN, Gering, NE, $250
In memory of my wife, RITA KERR, by CLARE KERR, Estelline, SD, $25
In memory of my parents, ERNIST & GLADYS QUACKENBUSH; my sisters, IDA JOHANISH, ALVINA
KURZHAL; my brothers, JIMMY and ALBERT QUACKENBUSH; my husband, EMIL ESPARZA,
by ERNESTINE ESPARZA, St. Paul, MN, $100
In memory of my mother, JANET BOELSMA, by DEBRA TENDELAND, Fargo, ND, $500
In memory of my granddaughter, KRISTEN, and great-granddaughter, MCKENZIE,
by JOANNE WHITE, Virginia, MN, $10
In memory of my brother, GUY R. TALLEY, by SHARON JOHNSON, Woodside, CA, $100
In memory of GWEN SCHMIDT, by her husband, ROBERT SCHMIDT, and FRIENDS & FAMILY, Rockford, IA, $740
In memory of my son, ROBERT PALMER III, by HANNELORE BROMILEY, Fort Myers, FL, $75
In memory of my son, SCOTT SOVEREIGN, by MYRNA SOVEREIGN, Omaha, NE, $200
In memory of my wife, SYLVIA FATLAND & our daughter, JAN FATLAND, by DEAN FATLAND, Fargo, ND, $25
In memory of a dear friend, ESTELLA, by WILMA MILLER, Springfield, MO, $26
In memory of our Mother & Father, JANE MILLER & GEORGE A. MILLER,
by GEORGE & LAURIE MILLER JR., Orange City, FL, $100
In loving memory of my friend & CWH buddy, MERLIN MORTENSON, by ALLAN KUKOWSKI, Roseau, MN, $100
In memory of my wonderful parents, NORMAN & BETTY PENTILA, by KEVIN PENTILA, Coon Rapids, MN, $100
In memory of ARDUS NELSON, KEVIN CHARBONNEAU, & OUR PARENTS,
by TERRY and DAVE BLOMQUIST, Pembina, ND, $100
In memory of my husband, JEAN VER HEUL and granddaughter, EMILY JEAN VER HEUL,
by WILMA VER HEUL, Pella, IA, $100
In memory of DREW BOHLANDER, by grandparents, WILMER & KATIE BOHLANDER, Aberdeen, SD, $25
In memory of my husband, OLIVER GOETZ & daughter, CAROL KRINGSTAD, by VIOLET GOETZ, Java, SD, $40
In memory of my husband, FREDERICH GRABER, by LUCILLE GRABER, Marion, SD, $50

(Any Memorials after 02/08/2018 will be listed in the April New Song)

DEDICATIONS

DEDICATIONS
(For the month of March 2018)
In honor of…
ADAM LOEPP, by MYRNA BAASCH, Buffalo, WY, $100
ALL VETERAN’S, by ANONYMOUS, Aberdeen, SD, $100
CHRISTIAN WORSHIP HOUR, by CONNIE YARBER, Corinth, MS, $500
ELIZABETH ARLENE ANSORGE, by JON WICKHAM, Williamsburg, MI, $100
ELKHART GENERAL HOSPITAL STAFF, by JAMES ROBINSON, Elkhart, IN, $50
GOD, by JAMES ROBINSON, Elkhart, IN, $50
JESUS CHRIST, by FLO TOLBERT, Murfreesboro, TN, $60
JESUS CHRIST, by KIMBERLY JEFFERS, Garden City, KS, $10
MY DAD, by GEORGE SOTO, Tucson, AZ, $10
MY MOM, by REBECCAH PETTIJOHN, Des Moines, IA, $500
OUR LORD, by LAURA CAREY, Minatare, NE, $10
PASTOR SALEM & STAFF, by CONNIE YARBER, Corinth, MS, $500
PASTOR SALEM, by COLLEEN FLESHER-CECE, Pontiac, MI, $5
PASTOR SALEM, by JUDY THOMPSON, Lafayette, IN, $110
PASTOR SALEM, by MARY CLONCH, Daytona Beach, FL, $50
PASTOR SALEM, by ROSE FREDRICKSON, Roseau, MN, $50
PASTOR SALEM, by VAN & DEE LARSON, Fargo, ND, $100
PASTOR SALEM, by WILLIAM KEASTER, Tampa, FL, $100
In honor of our LORD & SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST, by MARVALEE ULRICH, Iroquois, SD, $100
In honor of my daughter, DANIELLE and son-in-law, TYLER, by MICHELLE ROWE, Sioux Falls, SD, $40
In honor of my mother, GARNET BERG, by MELINDA BERG, Anaktuvuk Pass, AK, $100
In honor of my son, RYAN, by JANET OLAFSON, Woodbury, MN, $100
In honor of PASTOR SALEM, 96th Birthday, by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Seattle, WA, $33
In honor of my son-in-law, PAUL MANTEL, and granddaughter, TYLA, celebrating their Birthdays,
by JANICE & DARRYL SACK, Great Falls, MT, $100
In honor of my Aunt & Uncle, CLARENCE & MARCELLA TITZE, celebrating their 70th Wedding Anniversary,
by LINDA ADAMS, Jackson, MS, $70
In honor of MY LORD’S SACRIFICE FOR ME, by PATRICIA SANDLIN, Okeechobee, FL, $50
In honor of my mom, CLARA HIRTH, celebrating her 100th Birthday, by B.J. CATALANO, Tampa, FL, $200
In honor of my great-granddaughters, AMAYA, MIRA, & ELENA, by ARNOLD LELAND, Cambridge, IA, $1,000
In honor of THOSE PRAYING FOR AND HELPING THOSE WITH ADDICTIONS,
by LYLE & MARILYN BRAUN, Norwood Young America, MN, $100
In honor of our grandchildren, JAY & NORA NOVAK and BRADY DREW,
by DIANNE & DARYL DREW, Sioux Falls, SD, $1,000
In honor of my dad, NELS JORGENSEN, celebrating his 92nd Birthday, by VAL VANDYKE, Elkton, SD, $100
In honor of MARYANN SWENSON, celebrating her 85th Birthday, by ELLA SPITZER, Sioux Falls, SD, $85
In honor of my friend, ROB YORK, by PATRICK WOOD, Yucca Valley, CA, $75
In honor of MANY BLESSINGS GIVEN TO ME, by ARTHUR SILL, Benton Harbor, MI, $25
In honor of my HUSBAND, celebrating his Birthday, by BEVERLY NELSEN, Omaha, NE, $500
In honor of my mother, AUDREY PRIEBE, celebrating her Birthday, by WENDY ENVIK, Moorhead, MN, $25
In honor of our wonderful PRESIDENT, by BERT KELLEY, Wichita, KS, $50
In honor of my daughter, TAMMY, by NADINE SUMMY, Des Moines, IA, $20
In honor of my grandson, ZANE TAYLOR, celebrating his 16th Birthday, & my mother, FERN CARROLL,
celebrating her 87th Birthday, by LINDA TAYLOR, Tulsa, OK, $100

(Any Dedications after 02/08/2018 will be listed in the April New Song)

RECENT SERMONS/DEVOTIONS

MARCH SERMONS

MARCH 04 “THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS” 1 PETER 2:15-25

MARCH 11 “CHRIST AND HIM CRUCIFIED?” 1 COR. 1:18-25

MARCH 18 “FATHER, INTO THY HANDS I COMMEND MY SPIRIT” LUKE 23:44-49

MARCH 25 “EARTH’S COMING KING” PSALM 2

MARCH DEVOTIONS

MARCH 05 “HOW BIG IS YOUR GOD?” PSALM 46:1

MARCH 12 “FEEL GOOD? WATCH OUT!” PROVERBS 16:25

MARCH 19 “BORN TO BE KING” ISAIAH 9:6-7

MARCH 26 “RESURRECTION POWER” PHILIPPIANS 4:3

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