A Plea for God to Bless the USA

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · A Plea for God to Bless the USA (2 Chronicles 7:14) “Knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep;for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed” (Romans 13:11) A Brief History of Our Founding I always get goosebumps whenContinue reading “A Plea for God to Bless the USA”

Our Mission: Bringing the Love of Christ to a Hurting World

What happens when a church forgets her purpose? She becomes distracted and unconcerned as the devil steals, kills, and destroys. Do not be deceived, our enemy is on the prowl and ready to pounce; sowing seeds of discord in the world and leaving a trail of destruction. Jesus came to “destroy the works of theContinue reading “Our Mission: Bringing the Love of Christ to a Hurting World”

Noah’s Altar (Genesis 8:20-22)

Over the past few weeks we have learned about Noah and the flood. In Genesis 6, God saw that the world was corrupt because of the wickedness of man. God decided to destroy the earth with a flood. Before the flood came, however, Noah found favor with God because he was a righteous man. GodContinue reading “Noah’s Altar (Genesis 8:20-22)”

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)”

The Way of Cain (Genesis 4)

Adam was created and blessed by God but sinned against God by choosing His blessings more than His presence. Last week we learned that God graciously forgave his and Eve’s sin, but sin has consequences. In Genesis 4, we learn about a man named Cain and are commanded not to follow in his steps. Cain’sContinue reading “The Way of Cain (Genesis 4)”

The Fall of Man (Genesis 3)

In Genesis 1 and 2, God made man and gave him a beautiful home, job, and wife. Everything seemed so perfect, what could possibly go wrong? In this Sunday’s sermon we shall study ‎Genesis 3 and learn how sinful it is to desire God’s blessings more than God’s presence. The Con (3:1-6). In this sectionContinue reading “The Fall of Man (Genesis 3)”

7 Blessings of Forgiveness 

Did you know there is a Christian way to fight? Many Christians don’t know, so they fight just as they did before they became Christian. Fighting like a non-Christian is sinful because it is according to self-interest and self-preservation. It involves deceit and manipulation of others and results in anger, bitterness, and resentment. This isContinue reading “7 Blessings of Forgiveness “