Feb 16, 2020
Faith Expressed Through Obedience in Life’s Journey
Series: Hebrews
 
Faith Expressed Through Obedience in Life’s Journey
Hebrews 11:8-10
 
In Hebrews 11 we find faith expressed in 3 practical ways:
1) Through righteous living.
2) Through obedience in life’s journey.
3) Through suffering.
 
 
Today we explore faith expressed through obedience in life’s journey:
I. Abraham’s faith is expressed through submission to God, verse 8.
II. Abraham’s faith is expressed through waiting on God, verses 9-10.
III. Abraham’s faith is expressed through testing by God, verses 17-19.
 
"2-9-2020_01". Released: 2020.
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  • Feb 16, 2020Faith Expressed Through Obedience in Life’s Journey
    Feb 16, 2020
    Faith Expressed Through Obedience in Life’s Journey
    Series: Hebrews
     
    Faith Expressed Through Obedience in Life’s Journey
    Hebrews 11:8-10
     
    In Hebrews 11 we find faith expressed in 3 practical ways:
    1) Through righteous living.
    2) Through obedience in life’s journey.
    3) Through suffering.
     
     
    Today we explore faith expressed through obedience in life’s journey:
    I. Abraham’s faith is expressed through submission to God, verse 8.
    II. Abraham’s faith is expressed through waiting on God, verses 9-10.
    III. Abraham’s faith is expressed through testing by God, verses 17-19.
     
    "2-9-2020_01". Released: 2020.
  • Feb 9, 2020Faith Extended
    Feb 9, 2020
    Faith Extended
    Series: Hebrews
    Faith Expressed
    Hebrews 11:4-7
     
    In Hebrews 11 we find faith expressed in 3 ways:
    1) Righteous living.
    2) Obedience in life’s journey.
    3) Suffering.
     
    Consider with me 3 examples of faith in righteous living:
    I. Abel’s worship of God, verse 4.
    II. Enoch’s walk with God, verses 5-6.
    III. Noah’s preaching of God’s Word, verse 7.
  • Feb 2, 2020Faith Is
    Feb 2, 2020
    Faith Is
    Series: Hebrews
    Faith Is….
    Hebrews 11:1-
    I. Faith is described, verses 1-3.
    A. Faith is present realization of things hoped for.
    B. Faith is confident assurance of things not seen.
    C. Faith understands that God is the source of all things, verse 3.
     
    II. Faith is demonstrated, verses 4-5.
    A. By Abel’s offering, verse 4.
    B. By Enoch’s walk with God, verse 5.
     
    III. Faith is demanded, verse 6.
    A. Faith pleases God.
    B. Faith believes God.
  • Jan 26, 2020Words of Warning
    Jan 26, 2020
    Words of Warning
    Series: Hebrews
    Dr. LaRue Stephens preaches:
    Words of Warning

    Hebrews 10:26-31
     
    I. The peril of rejection, verses 26-27.
    II. The plea to remember, verse 32.
    III. The promise of reward, verse 35.
  • Jan 19, 2020The Faith That Saves
    Jan 19, 2020
    The Faith That Saves
    Series: Hebrews
    The Faith That Saves
    Hebrews 10:22-25
     
    The faith that saves:
     
    I. Comes to Jesus for cleansing, verse 22.
    II. Perseveres with Christ to the end, verse 23.
    III. Seeks to bring other people to faith in Jesus, verse 24.
    IV. Prioritizes its presence with the Church, verse 25.
     
     
    "First Baptist Church - 1-19-2020 - The Faith That Saves". Released: 2020.
  • Jan 12, 2020Come To Jesus (Video has full service)
    Jan 12, 2020
    Come To Jesus (Video has full service)
    Series: Hebrews
    Dr. LaRue Stephens preaches "Come to Jesus!"
    Hebrews 9:227-28
     
    Why come to Jesus?
     
    I. Jesus can deliver you from the curse of sin! (Verse 26b)
    “…He has appeared once for all…to put away sin….”
     
    II. You are going to die! (Verse 27)
    “…it is appointed for man to die….”
     
    III. Jesus is returning! (Verse 28)
    “so Christ…will appear a second time….”
  • Jan 5, 2020With His Own Blood
    Jan 5, 2020
    With His Own Blood
    Series: Hebrews
    Dr. LaRue Stephens preaches:
    With His Own Blood Hebrews 9:11-14
     
    I. Jesus approached God on your behalf, verse 12. II. Jesus secured an eternal redemption, verse 12. III. Jesus transforms you from death to life, verse 14.
  • Dec 29, 2019The Journey of a Lifetime
    Dec 29, 2019
    The Journey of a Lifetime
    Series: Magi
    Rev. John Jones, Minister to Students, preaches on Matthew 2:1-10.
     
    What we learn from the Magi:
    • Priority
    • Perseverance
    • Passion
  • Dec 22, 2019The Shepherds’ Story
    Dec 22, 2019
    The Shepherds’ Story
    Series: Advent
    The Shepherds’ Story Luke 2:15-17
     
    I. We have heard the angles! (2:15)
    A. Note the angel’s mission to the shepherds. (2:9-10) B. Note the angel’s message to the shepherds. (2:11-12, 14)
     
    II. We have seen Jesus who is Christ the Lord! (2:15-16)
    A. The shepherds believed the angel. B. The shepherds sought Jesus. C. The shepherds saw Jesus.
     
    III. We must tell our story! (2:17-18, 20)
    A. They could not deny it! B. They could not contain it! C. They could not understate it!
     
    "Dec 22 2019". Released: 2019.
  • Dec 8, 2019Trust God
    Dec 8, 2019
    Trust God
    Series: Advent
    Trust God!
    Micah 5:2
     
    I. “Too little to be among the clans….” Verse 2.
    A. When you are too little…. B. When you are overlooked…. Life Lesson: God values the small and insignificant. Life Principle: Trust God!
    II. “From you shall come forth….” verse 2.
    A. Bread of Life. B. Ruler. C. Shepherd. Life Lesson: God provides for the needs of His people.
    Life Principle: Trust God!
     
    III. “And they shall dwell secure….” verse 4.
    A. When conflict rages…. B. When God is silent…. Life Lesson: God brings peace out of conflict for His people. Life Principle: Trust God!
     
     
    "12-8-19". Released: 2019.
  • Dec 1, 2019Jesus, Our Hope
    Dec 1, 2019
    Jesus, Our Hope
    Series: Advent
    Jesus—Our Hope!
    Isaiah 40:3-5
     
    I. Hope needed - When you can’t help yourself. (Verses 3-4)
    II. Hope promised - How long must I wait? (Verses 4-5)
    III. Hope delivered - Jesus has come! (Matthew 11:2-6)
  • Nov 24, 2019Jesus, Our Mediator
    Nov 24, 2019
    Jesus, Our Mediator
    Series: Hebrews
    Jesus, Our Mediator Hebrews 8:1-2
    I. Note Who is our mediator, verse 1.
    A. Jesus is our King!
    1. As King, Jesus reigns supreme!
    2. As King, Jesus rules with power!
     
    B. Jesus is our Priest!
    1. As Priest, Jesus reconciles us to God!
    2. As Priest, Jesus represents us before God!
     
    II. Note What our mediator does, verse 2.
    “...a minister in the holy places….”
    The word “minister” denotes the activity of the priest.
    A. In Old Testament times, the priest had 3 functions:
    See Malachi 2:5-7
    1. Intercessor.
    2. Example.
    3. Instructor.
     
    B. In the New Testament, Jesus now serves as our Priest.
    1. Jesus intercedes for you today, Romans 8:34.
    2. Jesus is your example to follow, 1Peter 2:21.
    3. Jesus is your instructor, John 14:26.
     
    Come to Jesus! He can make you right with God.
  • Nov 17, 2019Able To Save
    Nov 17, 2019
    Able To Save
    Series: Hebrews
    Able to Save! Hebrews 7:25-27 Jesus is able to save us because: I. He paid our sin debt, verse 27. II. He is our bridge to God the Father, verse 26. III. He intercedes for us, verse 25.
  • Nov 10, 2019We Are Confident (With Baptism)
    Nov 10, 2019
    We Are Confident (With Baptism)
    Series: Hebrews
    Dr. LaRue Stephens, Pastor.

    We Are Confident!
    Hebrews 6:9-20

    We are confident that in Christ Jesus:

    I. Our best is ahead for us, vv. 9-12.

    II. We shall inherit all God promised, vv. 13-16.

    III. We have a refuge for our soul, vv. 17-20.
  • Nov 3, 2019The Danger of Spiritual Stagnation
    Nov 3, 2019
    The Danger of Spiritual Stagnation
    Series: Hebrews
    The Danger of Spiritual Stagnation Hebrews 6:1-8 I. Progressing in faith is our goal! Verses 1-3. II. The perils of a stagnant faith. Verses 4-6. III. Your potential for blessing or for curse. Verses 7-8.