First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · The Sixth Commandment (Exodus 20:13) Photo by freestocks.org on Pexels.com 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… Continue reading The Sixth Commandment (Exodus 20:13)
First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · The Third Commandment (Exodus 20:7) Photo by Jonathan Borba on Pexels.com “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain,for the Lord will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.” Today we shall discuss The Third Commandment which prohibits the taking… Continue reading The Third Commandment (Exodus 20:7)
https://soundcloud.com/firstbaptistscottcity/jonah-why-are-you-angry-jonah The people of Nineveh repented and God relented of the destruction He had prepared for them because of their wickedness. This is a vivid reminder to us of what the Lord declared through the Prophet Ezekiel “Do I take any pleasure in the death of the wicked? ...Instead, don’t I take pleasure when he… Continue reading Jonah, why are you angry? (Jonah 4)
Making a snowman is a lot of fun. It’s even more fun when you have a hill nearby! There is a phrase you may have heard of called the “Snowball effect”. It’s defined as “a situation in which something increases in size or importance at a faster and faster rate.” A snowball effect can be… Continue reading What Jesus said about Murder (Matthew 5:21-26)
It is good to have confidence in where you are going when you die, but it is also important to have confidence in where you are going when you are alive and in desperate need of help. One of my favorite hymns is “Trusting Jesus” by Edgar Stites. It is a hymn of faith as the… Continue reading My Day of Distress (Genesis 34-35)
God defines marriage as one man and one woman and designed marriage to be a loving environment where fathers and mothers raise their children in the “in the discipline and instruction of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4). It should be a father’s highest goal to bring up his children to know, love, and obey Jesus Christ. Today, we shall discuss the father’s role and consider ways for him to strive to not embitter his children but to embolden them.