Chewelah Baptist Church
Happy 245th Birthday! July 4, 2021
Worship Service

Hymn #596                                                   The Star-Spangled Banner


Prayer                   Recognition of Veterans                   Announcements


Hymn #599                                                            America the Beautiful


Hymn #601                                                               God of Our Fathers


Bible Message                                                      Pastor Dan Cleghorn


Closing Hymn #595                                          My Country, ‘Tis of Thee



9:15 a.m. --- Prayer Time & Bible School

10:00 a.m. --- Fellowship Time

10:30 a.m. --- Patriotic Worship Service

12:30 p.m. --- Patriotic Fellowship Picnic


Bible Study & Prayer Meeting, 7:00 p.m.


Ladies' Walking Fellowship, 9:00 a.m.

Upcoming Events

Next Sunday --- Ladies' Fall Event Planning Meeting

Pray for our Nation

1.    Political leaders to know and do God’s will.

2.    God’s protection and salvation of our leaders.

3.    Morally upright individuals to win in the upcoming elections.

Stevens County Commissioner, City of Chewelah mayor and city council, Chewelah school board

4.    Fall of communism and socialism around the world.

5.    America to return to her Judeo/Christian principles.

6.    Military & first responders – protection and safety


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1)    Mail – PO Box 315, Chewelah, WA 99109

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Monthly general fund budget need - $9,608

Thank you for your generous giving to Chewelah Baptist.

Sermons - Video & Audio

Audio and video sermons will be posted at when available.

Sermon Notes

God is in Control --- July 4, 2021


Noah Webster’s First American Dictionary of the English Language, 1828 – sovereign = 1. Supreme in power; possessing supreme dominion; as a sovereign prince. God is the sovereign ruler of the universe. 2. Supreme; superior to all others; chief. God is the sovereign good of all who love and obey him.


I. God in History – James 5:17-18, Joshua 10:10-12, Matthew 5:45



II. God in Our Lives – Daniel 4:34-35, Ephesians 2:10, Proverbs 14:34



“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” – Abraham Lincoln


“I sought for the greatness of America in her harbors and rivers and fertile fields, and her mines and commerce. It was not there. Not until I went into the churches and heard her pulpits flame with righteousness did I understand the greatness of her power. America is great because she is good; and if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” – attributed to Alexis De Tocqueville, 1832


“God who gave us life gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the Gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath? Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that His justice cannot sleep forever.” – Thomas Jefferson, 1781


“Without God there is no virtue because there is no prompting of the conscience.… without God there is a coarsening of the society; without God democracy will not and cannot long endure.… America needs God more than God needs America. If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a Nation gone under.” – Ronald Reagan, on August 23, 1984


“While we give praise to God, the Supreme Disposer of all events, for His interposition on our behalf, let us guard against the dangerous error of trusting in, or boasting of, an arm of flesh.…

    If your cause is just, if your principles are pure, and if your conduct is prudent, you need not fear the multitude of opposing hosts.

    What follows from this? That he is the best friend to American liberty, who is most sincere and active in promoting true and undefiled religion, and who sets himself with the greatest firmness to bear down profanity and immorality of every kind.

    Whoever is an avowed enemy of God, I scruple not to call him an enemy of his country.

    It is in the man of piety and inward principle, that we may expect to find the uncorrupted patriot, the useful citizen, and the invincible soldier.—God grant that in America true religion and civil liberty may be inseparable and that the unjust attempts to destroy the one, may in the issue tend to the support and establishment of both.” – John Witherspoon, May 17, 1776

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