Category Archives: James

What Have We Learned? Purpose Driven Life

Deuteronomy 11:1-2 Joke: 87 year old woman goes out on a date with a 97 year old man. “I had to slap him three times.” Did he get fresh with you? No, I slapped him to see if he were still alive. We don’t want the world slapping us to see if we are alive.

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The Leader God Uses

Numbers 12:3 1. God is not concerned with age. Moses was 80, Aaron 83, (Exodus 7:7). Christ was thirty, (Luke 3:23). Timothy was young, (1 Timothy 4:12). Jeremiah was a youth, (Jeremiah 1). The key is trusting God with this man. The one God wants to serve might seem to be too old or too

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God’s Kindness to the Undeserving

2 Samuel 9 Remember, much of what we see in the OT is a foreshadowing of the coming of Christ. David, who the Messiah will be from his lineage, is foreshadowing and prophetic of the Messiah. 1) The family of Saul were David’s enemies. Yet, David reached out to the house of Saul. God reaches

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Get Rid of Your Anxiety

Philippians 4:6-7 When the news first came that Pearl Harbor had been bombed [World Trade Center had been destroyed], what did you feel? I know that many people felt anxiety. The Scripture says, however, not to be anxious. I. Be Anxious For Nothing a. Because it usually doesn’t come to pass, (Matthew 6). Abraham Lincoln

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Background on Philippians

Philippi was the first city on European soil where a Christian church was founded by Paul (on his second missionary journey see Acts 16).  Timothy, Silas, and Luke were present with him.  Lydia is converted and Paul and Silas were imprisoned following the riot.  On the third journey, Paul visits again (Acts 20; 2 Corinthians 2 and 2 Corinthians

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Look Who Came To Church…And Who Didn’t!

1 Corinthians 6:9 This is a unique and historic day for FBC. It is special for several reasons. First, we are calling today… “See The Need Sunday.” This is a day for FBC to visibly see the need we have for more worship and educational space. Second, the activities here are a prelude to what will take

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