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)”

Leaving Sinai (Exodus 33-34)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Leaving Sinai (Exodus 33-34) Our study of the book of Exodus ends today with the Israelites leaving Mt. Sinai. We have journeyed with the Israelites from bondage in Egypt to worship at Sinai. Now, Yahweh (God) is telling them to leave the mountain and go towards the PromisedContinue reading “Leaving Sinai (Exodus 33-34)”

Do not Judge! (Matthew 7:1-6)

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus addressed the issue of judgment. He said to His disciples: “Do not judge, so that you won’t be judged.” We must be extra cautious in how we understand this verse because it has been greatly misused over the years. Let us consider: Stop Judging One Another Jesus toldContinue reading “Do not Judge! (Matthew 7:1-6)”

The Great and Terrible Day of the Lord (Malachi 4:1-6)

Does the return of Christ excite you, terrify you, or could you not possibly care less? The aim of this sermon is to convince you to care and to prepare for the Day of the Lord. The Terrible Day of the Lord Malachi concludes his book with a call for the people to get readyContinue reading “The Great and Terrible Day of the Lord (Malachi 4:1-6)”

Who Are You to Judge? (James 4:11-17)

Did you know that one of the most misunderstood verses in the Bible is so misunderstood that people rarely quote the entire verse! It is Luke 6:37 and many times only the first three words are quoted: “Do not judge…” Non-Christians will use this verse as a weapon to seek to silence Christians from sharingContinue reading “Who Are You to Judge? (James 4:11-17)”

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 oldContinue reading “What Happens after I Die? (Genesis 25:1-18)”

The Parable of the Ten Minas (Luke 19:11-27)

In our sermon today, Jesus has just taught about His mission “to seek and to save the lost” (Luke 19:10). Some believed that when Jesus entered Jerusalem the kingdom of God would appear immediately, but Jesus knew He must first go to the Father and then return later.  For this reason Jesus “proceeded to tellContinue reading “The Parable of the Ten Minas (Luke 19:11-27)”

Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen 19)

Believe it or not, all warning signs are necessary because people can be very foolish. The reason there is a warning on bleach telling you not to drink it is because someone tried to drink it. The library’s warning not to stick your hand in the book return is there because someone tried to stickContinue reading “Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen 19)”

The Ark of Salvation (Genesis 7)

In Genesis 6 we learned that humans had corrupted the earth so much that God determined to destroy everyone by a flood of waters. We also learned that God planned to graciously save one man named Noah because he was righteous and blameless. In Genesis 7, we find out more about Noah and the floodContinue reading “The Ark of Salvation (Genesis 7)”

Noah and the Flood (Genesis 6)

Thus far in our study of Genesis we have learned that God created everything “and saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good” (1:31). A key part of God’s creation is humans uniquely created in His image (1:27). Tragically, the first humans rebelled against God resulting in a broken world filledContinue reading “Noah and the Flood (Genesis 6)”