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.
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  • 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 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.
  • Oct 27, 2019It’s Time To Grow Up
    Oct 27, 2019
    It’s Time To Grow Up
    Series: Hebrews
    Dr. Larue Stephens preaches from Hebrews 5:11-14. It’s Time to Grow Up Hebrews 5:11-14 I. God expects you to share His Word. Verse 12 “...by this time you ought to be teachers....” II. God expects you to mature in your spiritual diet. Verses 13-14a “...solid food is for the mature....” III. God expects you to be spiritually trained. Verse 14 “...trained by constant practice....”
  • Oct 20, 2019Jesus Understands Your Pain
    Oct 20, 2019
    Jesus Understands Your Pain
    Series: Hebrews
    Jesus Understands Your Pain Hebrews 5:7-9
    1.  Jesus understands the agony of Gethsemane! • Verse 7 • Life lesson: It’s okay to cry; but cry out to God in prayer.
    2. Jesus understands the pain of suffering! • Verse 8 • Life lesson: Obey God in the face of suffering.
    3. Jesus understands the need for salvation! • Verse 9 • Life lesson: Jesus is the source of our Salvation.
  • Oct 13, 2019To Remain Faithful To The End
    Oct 13, 2019
    To Remain Faithful To The End
    Series: Hebrews
    Faithful to the End Hebrews 3:12-19 To remain faithful to the end:
    1. We must hear the Word! Hebrews 3: 7, 15; 4:7.
    2. We must believe the Word! Hebrews 3:12, 19.
    3. We must obey the Word! Hebrews 3:18.
    4. We must share the Word! Hebrews 3:13
  • Oct 6, 2019A Place To Find Grace!
    Oct 6, 2019
    A Place To Find Grace!
    Series: Hebrews
    A Place to Find Grace! Hebrews 4:15-16  
    1. Jesus understands your struggles!
           “…who in every respect has been tempted as we are….” Hebrews 4:15.  
    1. Approach Jesus with confidence!
           “…with confidence draw near….” Hebrews 4:16a.   III. Find grace and mercy in Jesus!        “…receive mercy and find grace to help….” Hebrews 4:16b.
  • Sep 29, 2019Harden Not Your Heart
    Sep 29, 2019
    Harden Not Your Heart
    Series: Hebrews
    Harden Not Your Heart Hebrews 3:7-11   Three dangers of ignoring God’s call: I. God will be angered! This is the pain of rejection. Note God’s frustration in 3 descriptive words:
    1. “Rebellion” in verse 8.
    2. “Provoked” in verse 10.
    3. “Wrath” in verse 11.
    II.Your heart will be hardened!        The peril of rejecting God’s call.        Exodus 7:13 III. Time will run out!        This is the peril of procrastination.        Genesis 6:3        James 4:14