He Satisfies My Soul (John 7:37-39)

Some Bible translations print the words of Jesus in red. Some in black. There is even a version of the New King James that prints Jesus’ words in blue. J.C. Ryle said concerning our text this morning: “It has been said that there are some passages in Scripture which deserve to be printed in lettersContinue reading “He Satisfies My Soul (John 7:37-39)”

Pentecost (Acts 2)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Pentecost (Acts 2) Ten days after Jesus’ ascension was The Day of Pentecost. On this day, Jesus’ disciples were gathered together in Jerusalem as well as many Jewish “devout men, from every nation under heaven” (Acts 2:5). The Setting of Pentecost In order to better understand the significanceContinue reading “Pentecost (Acts 2)”

Pentecost Sunday (Acts 2)

Today is Pentecost Sunday in which the Church celebrates the giving (indwelling) of the Holy Spirit to the first disciples of the Church. The disciples were all together on the day of Pentecost (Feast of Weeks) when: Suddenly a sound like that of a violent rushing wind came from heaven and it filled the wholeContinue reading “Pentecost Sunday (Acts 2)”

The Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23)

Paul, in Ephesians 1:14 tells us that the Holy Spirit “is the down payment of our inheritance, for the redemption of the possession, to the praise of His glory.” How do we know if we truly have the Spirit of God within us? The Fruit of the Spirit is a great blessing from God andContinue reading “The Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23)”

Facing Fear! Trusting God! (2 Timothy 1:7)

If you have ever been involved in Vacation Bible School (VBS) the words conjure up many memories.  Some remember that it is usually hot.  Some remember crafts, games, and Bible stories.  I remember Kool-Aid and cookies and gathering together with my friends and loved ones to learn about Jesus. This VBS (June 23-27, 2013) weContinue reading “Facing Fear! Trusting God! (2 Timothy 1:7)”