God Has Spoken: Jesus is Superior (Hebrews)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Jesus is Superior (Hebrews) When we last left the Israelites, they had just received the Law from the Lord and they were told to leave Mt. Sinai and journey towards the Promised Land. They had been brought out of Egypt to Mount Sinai to worship Him and inContinue reading “God Has Spoken: Jesus is Superior (Hebrews)”

The Law of Moses: An Introduction

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · An Introduction to the Law of Moses This is a very important week. This is the week approximately 80% of people abandon their new year’s resolutions. Of the people who make new year’s resolutions, 80% of them abandon those resolutions by January 12th. This is about the timeContinue reading “The Law of Moses: An Introduction”

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). What is an Idol? The Second Command explicitly prohibits the creation ofContinue reading “The Second Commandment (Exodus 20:4-6)”

Preparations for the Covenant (Exodus 19)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Preparing for the Covenant (Exodus 19) 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 that land to a good andContinue reading “Preparations for the Covenant (Exodus 19)”

No Lone Rangers! (Exodus 17:8-18:27)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · No Lone Rangers (Exodus 17-18) 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” survivor of a patrol of six Texas Rangers who were ambushed andContinue reading “No Lone Rangers! (Exodus 17:8-18:27)”

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 aContinue reading “Be Holy! (2 Kings 5:1-4 & 1 Peter 1:16)”

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

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 encountersContinue reading “In the Wild (VBS 2019)”

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 DayContinue reading “Running the Race Set Before Us (Hebrews 12:1-2)”

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)”