Included Music: I Know a Fount, O the Blood of Jesus, and The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power
Message Title: Evidence Worthy Believing
Text: John 5:31-47
Take Home Point: Nothing attracts people to Jesus more than the surrendered life of a believer who has been completely changed by God.
Included Music: Praise to the Lord the Almighty, Mighty to Save, Great is Thy Faithfulness, and This I Believe followed by the Adult Worship Choir singing The Gospel
Message Title: Through Witnessing
Text: Matthew 9:35-38
Take Home Point: We will never be used by God to impact our community for Him until we step into their world and lovingly meet them right where they are.
Included Music: I Surrender All, Take My Life and Let It Be, and Living for Jesus
Message Title: Life and Judgment
Text: John 5:24-30
Take Home Point: It is your actions, not your words, that reveal what you truly believe.
Included Music: Glorious Is Thy Name Most Holy, You're Worthy of My Praise, Near the Cross, and 10,000 Reasons followed by Pam Mowery, Candi Cooper, Sue Willis, and Nancy Fowlkes performing Wonderful, Merciful Savior
Message Title: Through Service
Text: Hebrews 6:10-12
Take Home Point: We are never more like Jesus than when we are serving others.
Included Music: We're Marching to Zion, The Family of God, and Heavenly Sunlight
Message Title: In Perfect Harmony
Text: John 5:16-23
Take Home Point: Jesus lived in perfect harmony with the Father so we might know the Father through relationship with the Son.
Included Music: Blessed Assurance, Alive Forever Amen, Holy Holy Holy, and No Longer Slaves followed by Matthew Jones singing Goodness of God
Message Title: Through Prayer
Text: Luke 18:1-8
Take Home Point: If we want the world to change, we must pray.
Included Music: Alleluia Alleluia, Low in the Grave He Lay (Christ Arose), and Christ the Lord Is Risen Today
Message Title: Missing the Point
Text: John 5:1-15
Take Home Point: When we become more focused on obeying the letter of the law than we are on God's work in someone's life, we have missed the point of worship.
Included Music: 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus, Forever, Standing on the Promises, and I Will Rise followed by the Worship Choir singing No Longer Slaves
Message Title: Without Fear
Text: 1 John 4:18
Take Home Point: We grow in our love for God as we better understand His love for us, and growing in our love for God is the only way to overcome fear.
Included Music: The Solid Rock, I Worship You Almighty God, Nothing but the Blood, and Knowing You followed by the FBC Praise Team singing No Longer Slaves
Message Title: Set Free
Text: Romans 8:1-4
Take Home Point: If you are a follower of Jesus, you never need to fear being condemned by God because Jesus has already paid the price for your disobedience.
Included Music: Wonderful Words of Life, Here I Am to Worship, Victory in Jesus, and I Give You My Heart followed by Matthew Jones singing No Longer Slaves
Message Title: Made Alive
Text: Ephesians 2:1-5
Take Home Point: In spite of who we were and what we had done, God gave us mercy and chose to love us.
Included Music: Special piano arrangements by Betty Sapp with vocals by Matthew Jones
Message Title: Believing Without Seeing
Text: John 4:43-54
Take Home Point: We must embrace the risks of obedience to experience the confirmation of God's promises.
Included Music: You Are My All in All, Leaning on the Everlasting Arms, It is Well with My Soul, and Before the Throne of God Above followed by Pam Setser and Matthew Jones singing Over in the Glory Land
Message Title: Finding Rest
Text: Matthew 11:28-30
Take Home Point: Jesus knows your burdens and your pain, and He will exchange them for the freedom and life that come from following Him.
Included Music: And Can It Be, I Stand Amazed, and Oh How How He Loves You and Me
Message Title: Focusing on the Harvest
Text: John 4:27-42
Take Home Point: When we are focused on the harvest, we have no greater satisfaction in the world than helping people personally encounter Jesus.
Special Youth Led Service!
Included Music: Lion and the Lamb, What a Friend We Have in Jesus, This is Amazing Grace, In Christ Alone, How Deep the Father's Love for Us, and Man of Sorrows followed by a spoken word presentation by Alli Futrell
Message Title: Guilt and Shame
Text: Genesis 3:7-11
Take Home Point: God knows all of your guilt and shame; yet, He calls for you to run to Him for forgiveness and healing because He loves you so much more than the mask.
Included Music: Power in the Blood, Blessed Be Your Name, Because He Lives, and Worthy Is the Lamb followed by Wes and Judy Kent singing There Is a Fountain
Message Title: Celebration
Text: Nehemiah 8:8-12
Take Home Point: When we celebrate the grace given to us, our eyes move away from us and onto Jesus - our joy and our strength.
Included Music: If We Never Meet Again, On Jordan's Stormy Banks, Face to Face with Christ My Savior, and Ring the Bells of Heaven
Message Title: Open Invitation
Text: John 4:1-26
Take Home Point: We can hide our hurts, brokenness, and shame behind social norms or theological debates, but God sees the real you behind it all and invites you to come to Him.
Included Music: Higher Ground, God of Wonders, I Need Thee Every Hour, and The Potter's Hand followed by Jerry and Ida Hale singing It's Me Again Lord
Message Title: Confession
Text: James 5:16
Take Home Point: We will never know the freedom and relationship God has prepared for us unless we embrace the painful transparency of confession.
Included Music: He Keeps Me Singing, There Is Sunshine in My Soul, and Be Strong in the Lord
Message Title: An Authentic Witness
Text: John 3:22-36
Take Home Point: Contentment with who you are and how God has called you to serve Him reveals your faith in God's purpose and plan.
Included Music: Joyful Joyful We Adore Thee, Come Now Is the Time to Worship, My Tribute, and This I Believe followed by Matthew Jones singing Scars
Message Title: Worship
Text: Luke 10:38-42
Take Home Point: It is easy to become so busy trying to do good things for Jesus that we forget He really wants us much more than what we can do for Him.
Included Music: We're Marching to Zion, Family of God, and Heavenly Sunlight
Message Title: Why Jesus Came
Text: John 3:16-21
Take Home Point: Jesus did not come into the world for only a select few. He came into the world to reveal God's love to all humankind.
Included Music led by Jim Duncan: Down at the Cross, Days of Elijah, Make Me a Servant, and Jesus Messiah followed by Larry Cross singing Lily of the Valley
Message Title: Service
Text: Mark 10:42-45
Take Home Point: Jesus perfectly modeled love, and we are called to follow HIs example as we love our neighbors as ourselves. Service is love made tangible.
Included Music: Set My Soul Afire, Take My Life and Let It Be, and I Am Thine O Lord
Message Title: Born Again
Text: John 3:1-15
Take Home Point: No matter what the world may believe, eternal life is only possible because of Jesus' sacrifice on the cross.
Included Music: Jesus Saves, This Is Amazing Grace, Nothing but the Blood, and Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) followed by a special song from Tom Isbell
Message Title: Simplicity
Text: 1 Timothy 6:6-10
Take Home Point: We chase after what we love. If we love and chase after money rather than God, we will only find pain and brokenness.
Included Music: Have Faith in God, My Faith Looks Up to Thee, and Day by Day
Message Title: Ordinary to Extraordinary
Text: John 2:1-12
Take Home Point: You will never experience extraordinary if you are satisfied with ordinary.
Included Music: The Solid Rock, God on the Mountain and How Great Thou Art (performed by Lanny McVay and Family), Blessed Be the Lord God Almighty, and Just As I Am followed by Matthew Jones singing You Were There
Message Title: Bible Study
Text: Psalm 119:9-16
Take Home Point: Our lives will never be transformed to purity unless we are focused on studying the Bible and applying it to every aspect of our daily lives.