Are you Drinking of Bethlehem's Water?


    It's been a wonderful blessing hearing the same gospel of the Bible from four different men who have dedicated their lives to serving the Lord. Fairview is wrapping up heritage month this week with Pastor Michael Kerley. Pastor Kerley founded Cornerstone Baptist Church in Crossville, TN in 1988. The church ministries include a Bible institute, bus ministry, youth program and a Bible workshop that binds, packs and ships Bibles, Cornerstone also supports approximately 70 missionaries. 

    The message of David in II Samuel tells us that we must not be discouraged, God is still in control. When the mighty men brought David the water, he didn't drink the water, but poured it out as a sacrifice to the Lord, David realized the sacrifice and what it cost to get it. Today, our freedoms, faith and future are easy to drink. But, are we pouring the water back out to the next generation? 

"And he said, Be it far from me, O Lord, that I should do this: is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it." II Samuel 23:17