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The Second Commandment (Exodus 20:4-6)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · The Second Commandment (Exodus 20:4-6) “You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth” (Exodus 20:4). Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com What is an Idol? The Second… Continue reading The Second Commandment (Exodus 20:4-6)

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Preparations for the Covenant (Exodus 19)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Preparing for the Covenant (Exodus 19) Photo by Jarod Lovekamp on Pexels.com The Lord told Moses from the burning bush that He was “aware of their [Hebrews] sufferings” (Ex 3:7) and was going “to deliver them from the power of the Egyptians, and to bring them up from… Continue reading Preparations for the Covenant (Exodus 19)

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No Lone Rangers! (Exodus 17:8-18:27)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · No Lone Rangers (Exodus 17-18) Pleasure Island (Massachusetts amusement park) Uploaded by We hope at en.wikipedia/Public domain There are no Lone Rangers in the kingdom of God. You remember the Lone Ranger, don't you? From 1949-1957, the Lone Ranger TV show told the fictional story of the “lone”… Continue reading No Lone Rangers! (Exodus 17:8-18:27)

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Be Holy! (2 Kings 5:1-4 & 1 Peter 1:16)

Sunday, May 17, 2020, was originally going to be Graduation Day for Scott City High School. Because of COVID-19, it has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 21st (Father’s Day). Graduation is a special time of year when we celebrate the hard work and sacrifice our High School and College Graduates have made. This is a… Continue reading Be Holy! (2 Kings 5:1-4 & 1 Peter 1:16)

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The Second Sunday of Advent: The Son of the Most High! (Luke 1:26-45)

It is the Second Sunday of Advent and today we shall remember when “the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth to a virgin [whose] name was Mary” (Luke 1:26-27). The angel told her good news! His Name is Jesus Have you ever wondered why the angel told Mary… Continue reading The Second Sunday of Advent: The Son of the Most High! (Luke 1:26-45)

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In the Wild (VBS 2019)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG3i2QpfMW0 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… Continue reading In the Wild (VBS 2019)

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Running the Race Set Before Us (Hebrews 12:1-2)

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance and testimony. It serves as a remembrance of the sacrifice of our heroic soldiers and a testimony for heroism for the present and future. In 1868, John A. Logan, the 3rd Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, helped to establish the movement to recognize Memorial Day… Continue reading Running the Race Set Before Us (Hebrews 12:1-2)

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Unknown yet Unforgettable (Mother’s Day)

We give thanks to God for the godly mothers who have positively impacted our lives. Whether it is your own mother or another woman who was a mother to you, we rejoice in a mother’s love. What is a mother? It has been said that a mother is someone who does the work of twenty,… Continue reading Unknown yet Unforgettable (Mother’s Day)

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Advent: The Announcement (Matt 1 & Luke 1)

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year “with those kids jingle-belling and everyone telling you be of good cheer”. Its music is joyful and triumphant! It’s a time for adding events to your calendar and for checking your Christmas gift list. As you are preparing your calendar and wallet/purse for Christmas, make sure… Continue reading Advent: The Announcement (Matt 1 & Luke 1)

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Jesus’ Signs in the Gospel of John: Part 2

Last week we learned that Jesus’ miracles were not just random acts of kindness. Jesus’ miracles were signs meant to authenticate His claim to be the Christ, the Son of God. The signs were verifiable proof that Jesus was sent from God (John 3:2). Last week we looked at 4 of Jesus’ signs and today… Continue reading Jesus’ Signs in the Gospel of John: Part 2