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In the Wild (VBS 2019)

Are you ready for Vacation Bible School? VBS is a wonderful time where we have the blessing of sharing the love of Jesus Christ with children in our community. There will be delicious food, wonderful music, exciting crafts, great recreation, and most importantly Christ-filled Bible lessons. This year the kids will learn about five encounters… Continue reading In the Wild (VBS 2019)

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My Day of Distress (Genesis 34-35)

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)

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What Happens after I Die? (Genesis 25:1-18)

“It is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment” (Heb 9:27) . This is a sobering verse that encourages us to examine whether or not we are prepared to die. In our study of Genesis, we read that “Abraham breathed his last and died in a good old age, an old… Continue reading What Happens after I Die? (Genesis 25:1-18)

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How to Overcome Grief (Genesis 23-24:4)

Grief is a desert that must be crossed on foot.[1] The sorrow that comes upon a person, especially by a loved one’s death, is deep and not easily overcome. But, it can be defeated if you are willing to be led through the desert by Jesus Christ. There are no shortcuts to overcoming grief because… Continue reading How to Overcome Grief (Genesis 23-24:4)

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A Christ-Centered Life

Today is a special day at First Baptist because we rejoice with our graduating High School and College seniors.  You have worked hard and deserve the recognition you are receiving.  In our sermon today, we encourage you to pursue knowledge, pleasure, and wealth.  Set goals and enjoy life.  Also, most importantly, make sure Christ is… Continue reading A Christ-Centered Life

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Priorities (Philippians 1:21)

This morning we will pause our study of the Gospel of Luke in order to prepare our hearts for next week’s “Show Me” High Attendance Sunday.  Do not let the name fool you; the primary emphasis is not just about getting a high attendance.  While we want high attendance, our primary emphasis is to build… Continue reading Priorities (Philippians 1:21)