". . . nowhere
else to go."

Abraham Lincoln met crises on his knees!   During the Civil War he once said, "I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for the day."

WHAT DO YOU DO? Complain, clam up, or commence your OWN solution? God says, it is “NOT by works of righteousness which we have done” (Titus 3:5) and “there is NO king saved by the multitude of a host: a mighty man is NOT delivered by much strength” (Psalm 33:16).

If we try painting the well it does not change the water. Every time we work the pump we bring up more of the same water. As we draw upon our own human resources, they are never more than our own human resources. Our working cannot rise above its own level. “But to him that WORKETH NOT, but BELIEVETH on Him that justifieth (act of declaring a person righteous) the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness” (Romans 4:5). “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: NOT OF WORKS, lest any man should boast” (Ephesians 2:8-9).

WHERE DO YOU GO? Family, friends or follow your OWN course? God says, “There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death” (Proverbs 16:25). “Seek ye the Lord while He may be found, call ye upon Him while He is near” (Isaiah 55:6). “But WITHOUT FAITH it is impossible to please Him: for he that cometh to God must believe that HE IS, and that HE is a rewarder of them that DILIGENTLY SEEK Him” (Hebrews 11:6).

“I, even I, am the Lord and beside ME there is NO SAVIOUR...I am the first, and I am the last; and beside ME there is NO GOD” (Isaiah 43:11; 44:6).


I cannot, but GOD CAN!
I know not, but GOD KNOWS!
I have not, but GOD HAS!

I will (or, I will not) bend my knees and look to the Lord Jesus Christ to be saved, secured and satisfied. “For whosoever shall CALL upon the NAME of the LORD shall be SAVED” (Romans 10:13).

He invites you to come and to rely upon HIS WORD and HIS ABILITY to SAVE and to KEEP you.

Middletown Bible Church • 860-346-0907
349 East St., Middletown, CT 06457
Rte. 217 (East St., Westfield) midway between Rtes. 66 and 372
Website:  middletownbiblechurch.org

Independent •  Bible Centered  •  Christ Exalting
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SUN.:  9:30 am Sunday School-all ages
SUN.: 10:45am Morning Worship  • 7:00 pm Evening Worship
WED.:  7:30 pm Prayer Meeting and Bible Study

"A friendly church where you're a stranger only once!"
BIBLE LINE:  Call 860-346-0021
BIBLE LINE FOR CHILDREN:  Call 1-800-368-1115


The Middletown Bible Church
349 East Street
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 346-0907

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