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"To God Be the Glory" was the hymn used to open every Evening Worship Service, broadcast live on WXRI-FM, from the South Norfolk Baptist Church auditorium.

 

Here is "To God Be the Glory," sung on the 50th anniversary of "Songs of Praise," the oldest Christian music program broadcast on the BBC.

(Video courtesy of the BBC)

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Pastors are encouraged to read and use the sermons by Rev. Hughes in their own sermon preparation study. Pastors can use the entire sermon with title, but cannot publish it on commercial basis, which is under 2012 copyright.

 

"The Pastor's Pen" was a personal note written by Rev. Hughes in the weekly church paper "The Messenger."  Other pastors may use any of that material they wish, even as is, but may not publish any of those on a commercial or private basis, as they are under 2012 Copyright.

 

All paintings by Rev. Frank Hughes, Jr, on this website, are under 2013 copyright; they are not for public publishing or for sale.

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"Crown Him with Many Crowns"
from St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales

From Moody Church, in downtown Chicago.....

 

The Choir sings "He will keep Thee in Perfect Peace."

The Congregation sings "Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah."

This website is dedicated to the Glory of God

and to the memory of Rev. Frank Hughes, Jr.,

Pastor Emeritus, South Norfolk Baptist Church,

1101 Chesapeake Avenue,  Chesapeake, Virginia

Rev. Hughes served as Pastor of South Norfolk Baptist Church, February 9, 1947--September 30, 1984.  Born in Currituck County, North Carolina, he attended Wake Forest College and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ during a revival at the Knotts Island Methodist Church, at age 12, was baptized in the Currituck Sound, and became a member of the Knotts Island Baptist Church, where the family attended.
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My Read grandparents in Oklahoma studied the Bible and prayed daily.  It is my prayer that we return to the Bible and it's teaching, as we face each day with the courage that only Jesus can provide.  With the pandemic; with the political and social turmoil in our country, in some cases, deliberately created, as noted in the foreign correspondents reports with updates/full discussion on "The Old South" webpage, we need to be in prayer about all of these issues that face our country.


Our country is facing a multifaceted crisis involving a rejection of morals and Christian virtues.  Several people, in places of leadership, are making statements and backing legislation which are outright sinful and disruptive to family life. In addition, our culture, our history, and our schools are under attack by those who do not value our American heritage. We need a return to honesty, integrity and Christian values in public life; by politicians; in our schools, and in our own private lives.  We need a spiritual revival in our country.


Gene Whitehurst, son of former organist Gwen Whitehurst at South Norfolk Baptist Church for over 25 years, has written beautifully about the problem of children's transgender and sexual orientation; how parents are viewing this situation; how they approach raising their children.  He has given permission to republish it here.  It is well worth reading.

Male and Female He created them

 

Train up a child in the way he should go…”  (Prov 22:6)

 

Recently, I heard where a 5 year old boy thought that he was or was inclined to be a girl.  And his mother was encouraging him to choose for himself.  I’ve talked to young boys who at some time in their early youth identified himself to be an elf; later a brontosaurus; later a ninja; still later an astronaut.  Through these stages these boys would choose outfits suitable to his childish ideas.  These young boys were raised in Christian homes and were trained in Scriptural truths by his parents and church.  It does not take long for a boy to understand sexual differences and accept his sex.

 

God has built into us certain innate knowledge as to one’s sex.  Unfortunately such knowledge has been distorted and corrupted by a people who increasingly exclude God and His Bible from our culture.  To counter this corruption parents should ensure that a child understands his/her sex.

 

Parents must be aware of the pressures on a child by culture and to ‘train their children in the way that they should go.’  A young child neither has the capacity nor life experiences to decide to be the opposite sex or to know what that means.  This is especially true if they are influenced by a culture that wants a child to decide for themselves what sex they want to be.  If it is observed at birth that a newborn is a boy or girl, then this should foster the appropriate teaching that that child should receive by the parents – and every other responsible person in their life.

 

"Male and female HE created them…” (Gen 5:2)

 

Females have two X chromosomes in their cells, while males have an X and a Y chromosome in their cells. Egg cells all contain an X chromosome, while sperm cells contain an X or Y chromosome.  God created man and woman with this clear attribute.  A person’s sex is chosen by God.  These chromosomes are in the brain not in the sex organs!  God ordains one’s sex at conception, so one is either male or female at conception.  God decided which sex you were to be.  This is Scripture and this is science. 

 

Trying to psychologically or surgically change one from one sex to the other is trying to reverse God’s decision.  Going against God’s decisions has grave dangers.  Stick with God’s choice.  Don’t monkey with God’s decisions. 

 

Gene Whitehurst

 

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