Resurrection as Evidence (Acts 17:22-31)

Spring is such a wonderful time. The days are longer and warmer. The grass and trees are greener. During Spring we get a special day for Christians called Easter when we remember and celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. He was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, healed the sick, raisedContinue reading “Resurrection as Evidence (Acts 17:22-31)”

Jesus: Our Great High Priest (Hebrews 4:14-16)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Our Great High Priest (Hebrews 4:14-16) We are now entering into a new major section of the book of Hebrews. Thus far we have seen that Jesus is greater than the Prophets (He is the Final Word), the Angels (He is the Son), and Moses (He is theContinue reading “Jesus: Our Great High Priest (Hebrews 4:14-16)”

Jesus is Superior to the Angels (Hebrews 1:4-14)

God is speaking; are we listening? God has spoken through His prophets and now He is speaking through His Beloved Son Jesus Christ. Last week we learned that Jesus is greater than the prophets and now we will learn that Jesus is greater than the angels. Hebrews 1:4 says of Jesus, “So he became superiorContinue reading “Jesus is Superior to the Angels (Hebrews 1:4-14)”

Jesus is Superior to the Prophets (Hebrews 1:1-3)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Jesus is Superior to the Prophets (Hebrews 1:1-3) Hebrews begins with the declaration that God speaks. God has something to say and it is important that we listen. Previously, God spoke through the Prophets. Our English word Prophet comes from the Greek word prophetes. This refers to someoneContinue reading “Jesus is Superior to the Prophets (Hebrews 1:1-3)”

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)”