The Sixth Commandment (Exodus 20:13)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · The Sixth Commandment (Exodus 20:13) The Lord told Moses and Israel, “You shall not murder.” This command should not come as a surprise because the Lord had previously told Noah, “Whoever sheds man’s blood, by man his blood shall be shed, for in the image of God HeContinue reading “The Sixth Commandment (Exodus 20:13)”

A Plea for God to Bless the USA

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · A Plea for God to Bless the USA (2 Chronicles 7:14) “Knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep;for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed” (Romans 13:11) A Brief History of Our Founding I always get goosebumps whenContinue reading “A Plea for God to Bless the USA”

Life in Exile (Jeremiah 29:4-7)

On this Fourth of July holiday we shall take a moment to give thanks to God for the country we live in.  The United States, in my humble opinion, is the greatest nation on earth and I unapologetically proclaim that I am proud to be an American.  I am not only proud to be anContinue reading “Life in Exile (Jeremiah 29:4-7)”

Sermon: 4 Things to Know About Abortion

Today we take time to observe “Sanctity of Human Life” Sunday. This special day is observed because 41 years ago (1973) the Supreme Court decided (Roe v. Wade) that abortion on demand is legal and thus overturned the anti-abortion laws in 46 states. 41 years and over 50 million abortions later let it be knownContinue reading “Sermon: 4 Things to Know About Abortion”

The Image of God (Genesis 1:26)

On January 22, 1973, Walter Cronkite sat at his familiar desk at his usual time and said to the nation: Good Evening.  In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court today legalized abortions.  The majority, in cases from Texas and Georgia, said that the decision to end a pregnancy in the first three months belongs toContinue reading “The Image of God (Genesis 1:26)”