It’s Time to Grow Up (Hebrews 5:11-14)

Kids are cute. They talk cute, eat cute, and play cute. In fact, almost everything they do is adorable. Kids also get bigger. As they grow, some of the things they did and said as a 2 year old are not quite so adorable. This is why we must be careful with how we reactContinue reading “It’s Time to Grow Up (Hebrews 5:11-14)”

The Third Commandment (Exodus 20:7)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · The Third Commandment (Exodus 20:7) “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 of the name of the LordContinue reading “The Third Commandment (Exodus 20:7)”

Unfaithfully Teaching God’s Word (Malachi 2:1-9)

The Lord’s messengers must be careful to speak and act in a way that brings glory and honor to the Lord. In Malachi 2:1-9, the Lord commanded the priests to repent of despising His sacrifice, turning away from Him, and causing many to stumble by their instruction. This warning was given to the priests inContinue reading “Unfaithfully Teaching God’s Word (Malachi 2:1-9)”

Dishonoring God’s Sacrifice (Malachi 1:6-14)

  In this section of Malachi, we read about the priests who dishonored God by permitting the offering of polluted (sick or lame) animals as sacrifices in the Temple. In the Law of Moses, the Lord made clear that animal sacrifices were required to be of a “male without blemish” (Lev 1:3). The Lord rebukedContinue reading “Dishonoring God’s Sacrifice (Malachi 1:6-14)”

4 Hindrances to Revival and How to Overcome Them

Church, I hope you are excited about our revival services that will start next Sunday. While we advertise it as a “Revival”, we understand that true revival cannot be preplanned or scheduled because only God can bring true revival. As we pray for revival, let us pause to consider 4 hindrances to revival and howContinue reading “4 Hindrances to Revival and How to Overcome Them”

Stirring Up One Another (Hebrews 10:23-25)

Tragically, we find ourselves in an age in which our culture is intent on calling “evil good and good evil…putting darkness for light and light for darkness…putting bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter” (Is. 5:20).  We find ourselves in a time in which Christian values are ridiculed as intolerant and oppressive and thus areContinue reading “Stirring Up One Another (Hebrews 10:23-25)”