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: Christian Freedom
Text: John 8:31-47
Take Home Point: True freedom is not the liberty to do anything we please; it is the liberty to do what God desires because His desires are what please us.
Included Music: The Solid Rock and Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus plus music from our very special guests The Gravel Yard Band
Message Title: The Spirit We Have Been Given
Text: 2 Timothy 1:7
Special Note: Pastor Jason leads us in a special time of worship and Bible study addressing the specific issues facing us during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Included Music: I Surrender All, Take My Life and Let It Be, and Living for Jesus
Message Title: Divided By Destiny
Text: John 8:21-30
Take Home Point: There is no other way; if we do not believe in Jesus and surrender our lives to Him we will bear the consequences of our sin.
Included Music: He Keeps Me Singing, Worthy of Worship, Great Are You Lord, Blessed Be the Lord God Almighty, We Praise Thee O God Our Redeemer, and Is He Worthy followed by the Children's Choir singing Create In Me
Message Title: Reimagined Relationships
Text: Matthew 12:46-50
Take Home Point: Family ties are certainly important, but nothing is as important as doing the will of God in your life.
Included Music: Have Faith in God, My Faith Looks Up to Thee, and Day By Day
Message Title: The Light of the World
Text: John 8:12-20
Take Home Point: Jesus alone can transform lives so we can experience true, eternal life and no longer live in sin and darkness.
Included Music: All Creatures of Our God and King, Holy Holy Holy, Every Praise, Standing on the Promises, Grace Alone, and Shout to the Lord followed by the Worship Choir singing Is He Worthy
Message Title: Faithful Leadership
Text: Joshua 24:14-15
Take Home Point: Everything God has done for us should lead us to more than a divided heart.
Included Music: And Can It Be, I Stand Amazed, and Oh How He Loves You and Me
Message Title: Grace
Text: John 8:1-11
Take Home Point: A personal encounter with Jesus will change a person's heart before changing his or her lifestyle.
Included Music: More About Jesus, Take My Life, Forever, Have Faith in God, Great Is the Lord, and Who Can Satisfy My Soul followed by the Praise Team singing Is He Worthy
Message Title: Spiritual Markers
Text: Joshua 4:19-24
Take Home Point: Spiritual markers reveal God's power in your past so you will trust Him completely with your future.
Included Music: We're Marching to Zion, The Family of God, Love the Lord, Find Us Faithful, A Child of the King, and No Longer Slaves followed by Matthew Jones singing Is He Worthy
Message Title: Woven Together
Text: Deuteronomy 6:4-9
Take Home Point: A family's faith is more influenced by a lifetime of everyday moments than any amount of church activity.
Included Music: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus, Learning to Lean, Hosanna (Praise Is Rising), Close to Thee, Sweet Sweet Spirit, and I Give You My Heart
Message Title: Not Alone
Text: Joshua 1:1-5
Take Home Point: God has promised us success in our mission, but He will not complete our mission for us. Our feet must touch the battlefield.
Included Music: Cry of My Heart, Trust and Obey, My Jesus I Love Thee, and At the Cross followed by the Worship Choir singing I Stand Before Almighty God Alone
Message Title: Loving Obedience
Text: John 14:21
Take Home Point: When we obediently submit ourselves to all of Jesus' commands, we demonstrate our trust in Him and our love for Him.
Included Music: We'll Understand It Better By and By, A New Name in Glory, and Since Jesus Came Into My Life
Message Title: Outflow
Text: John 7:37-52
Take Home Point: If we come to Jesus and receive the life He gives, that life will not only fill us but overflow and impact those around us as well.
Included Music: You Never Let Go, Cornerstone, One Thing Remains, and Here's My Heart followed by the FBC Children's Choir singing Joyful Joyful We Adore Thee
Message Title: Daring Faith
Text: Daniel 3:1-30
Take Home Point: The Student Ministry's Summit Weekend spills over into Sunday Morning Worship as special guest Brandon Massey shares the importance of having a daring faith.
Included Music: Crown Him with Many Crowns, Come Now Is the Time to Worship, My Tribute, and This I Believe (The Creed) followed by Larry Cross singing Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing
Message Title: Public Identification
Text: Romans 6:4-11
Take Home Point: When we are baptized as a confession of faith, we die with Christ so sin and death no longer hold any power or influence over us.
Included Music: Lilly of the Vally, What a Friend We Have in Jesus, No One Understands Like Jesus, and Jesus What a Friend for Sinners
Message Title: Beyond the Surface
Text: John 7:14-24
Take Home Point: We can only understand God's truth by coming to Him with a heart surrendered to His plan - even before we know what that plan is.
Included Music: Serve the Lord with Gladness, Christ Is Able to Save, Have Faith in God, and Living Hope followed by Jim Duncan singing Above All
Message Title: Everywhere We Go
Text: Acts 8:26-40
Take Home Point: Making disciples as we go requires us to enter every conversation and every encounter expecting a God moment to occur when we can be used to connect someone with Jesus.
Included Music: I Shall Wear a Crown, I Feel Like Traveling On, and Precious Lord Take My Hand
Message Title: Timing Is Everything
Text: John 7:1-13
Take Home Point: Following Jesus requires us to embrace God's timing and a lifestyle that stands in stark contrast to the world around us.
Included Music: Jesus Saves, This Is Amazing Grace, Nothing but the Blood, and Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone followed by Matthew Jones singing Broken Vessels
Message Title: The Mission
Text: Matthew 28:18-20
Take Home Point: Our mission is to lead people into relationship with God that includes living every aspect of their lives in submission to him.
This episode is a special student led worship service with a special message from First Baptist's Minister to Students, Cory Bennett.
Christmas is always a special time at First Baptist, and one of the most important celebrations during the Christmas season is our annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. This year we invite you to celebrate Christmas Eve again with us through this audio recording of our annual Candlelight Service.
Included Music: There's a Song in the Air, Come Thou Long Expected Jesus, It's Christmas, As with Gladness Men of Old, Isn't He, and Your Name followed by Gwen Vance and Janice Sutton playing an arrangement of instrumental praise
Message Title: A Time for Clarification
Text: Luke 2:12
Take Home Point: We do not need to clean up our lives before worshipping God because when we truly worship God He will clean up our lives.
Included Music: Angels We Have Heard on High, Good Christian Men Rejoice, All Is Well, O Come O Come Emmanuel, Go Tell It on the Mountain, and Hallelujah What a Savior followed by the Children's Choir singing Welcome to the Newborn King
Message Title: Time for Reconciliation
Text: Luke 2:11
Take Home Point: Jesus came to give you the opportunity to be forgiven and to enjoy a restored relationship with God so that you might bring pace to others.
Included Music: O Little Town of Bethlehem, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, O Come All Ye Faithful, Joy to the World!, The First Noel, and Emmanuel (God With Us) followed by the Worship Choir singing O Holy Night
Message Title: A Time for Salvation
Text: Luke 2:10-11
Take Home Point: We are all imperfect and in need of a Savior, but salvation requires a personal encounter and relationship with Jesus.
Included Music: Sweet By and By, We'll Understand It Better By and By, and Sing the Wondrous Love of Jesus
Message Title: Words of Life
Text: John 6:60-71
Take Home Point: Once you have experienced the power of a personal relationship with Jesus nothing else can truly satisfy you.
Included Music: Angels from the Realms of Glory, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, Silent Night, and How Great Is Our God followed by Pam Setser, Jim Duncan, Chelsea Jones, and Matthew Jones singing Beautiful Star of Bethlehem
Message Title: A Time for Celebration
Text: Luke 2:8-10
Take Home Point: Through Jesus, God gives each of us the opportunity to exchange our guilt and sorrow for His forgiveness and joy.