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It's About FAITH

written by

Ben Simmons

posted on

April 1, 2024

Good Morning from your farmer,

This week represents the most important week of our Christian Faith - leading up to Resurection Sunday (traditionally called Easter Sunday) where believers gather to celebrate The Lord Jesus Resurection from death.

Now, trust me, the last thing I want to do is offend anyone. However, with a bit of an open mind you may want to continue and check out some of what I share. Otherwise, we look forward to you joining us back next week where I hope to share my thoughts on recent legislative happenings.

First, I believe Christian Faith is best defined by Paul in 1 Corthinthians 15:1-4 where he writes

1 Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;

2 By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.

3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;

4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

A very important part of my faith is daily Bible Study & Prayer time. I typically rise first while the house is quite. Fix a cup of coffee and sit in my chair with my Bible. I like to study along with a now deceased rancher from OK who has about 360 lesson on the internet. He is simpy a gifted layman who has spent much of his life studying and then teaching mostly in small group home settings. His name is Les Feldick and if you are interested you can find his lessons at www.lesfeldick.org.

In 1 Corinthians 2:12-14 Paul writes:

12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

13 Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Spirit teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

14 But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

You know, many people share how crazy our world has become and they are concerned... even fearful.

That's where my faith comes in. For me, it's important to consider issues and make decisions from a Bibical Worldview vs. Secular view. I once saw a video message by Dr. Ken Ham where he described the differences and how folks are caught up in the issues vs. considering the issues based on the foundation of God's Word. Here is a link to his message if you are interested.

Life on the farm has its challenges and stress points. My daily time with the Lord sure helps me see things clearly and make better decisions. Hope you have a blessed Resurection Sunday.

The farm also has many rewards. Here, these yerlings are so full of nutrient dense forage they are mostly just lottering around... to full to move. It is a real blessing to be able to watch them eat and interact with each other on such a beautiful day.

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** Product Availability Update **

NOTE: Restocks are made about 6 PM on the dates indicated below!

Chicken - Restocked Mar 27th. Next restock will be April 10th.

Turkey - Whole turkeys are sold out. Restocked Ground, legs, thighs, and wings Jan 31st. Added six whole turkey breasts for pre-order.

Eggs - Restock each Wednesday. Received 500 new pullet hens Friday. Feb 23, 2024. We are well stocked on eggs - especially large at this time

Beef - Restocked March 21st. Beef bacon restocked March 27th. Next restock will be about April 19th

Pork - Restocked fresh cuts March 13th. Cured items like bacon, hocks, etc. restocked Saturday afternoon, March 23rd. Next restock about April 10th

Lamb - Restocked September 13th. Grower called this week and said he was very disappointed in his lambs and thus decided to sell them at his local sale barn. Please stay tuned.

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