Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Beautiful One, Praise My Soul the King of Heaven, Be Thou My Vision, Christ is Enough, and Enough
Message Title: Those Who Seek Righteousness
Text: Matthew 5:6
Take Home Point: Our salvation should lead us to a life that is passionately devoted to doing and being what is right in God's eyes through His power.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Hallelujah and Great Are You Lord
Message Title: The Gentle
Text: Matthew 5:5
Take Home Point: No matter what the situation, we can quietly and confidently trust in God since we know who we are in Jesus.
Message Title: Covenant Renewal
Text: Nehemiah 9:38-10:39
Take Home Point: Our experience of revival must lead us to changed living because we cannot encounter God and walk away the same as we were.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Holy Is the Lord, Holy Holy Holy, Open the Eyes of My Heart, Wonderful Merciful Savior, It Is Well with My Soul, In the Presence of Jehovah
Message Title: Those Who Mourn
Text: Matthew 5:4
Take Home Point: We reveal the character of the Kingdom when our hearts break simply because there is darkness in the world and in our hearts.
Message Title: Confession
Text: Nehemiah 9:1-37
Take Home Point: As we study Scripture and encounter God in worship, we are confronted with God's power and faithfulness in spite of our consistent disobedience and faithlessness.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing He Has Made Me Glad, Rejoice the Lord is King, Crown Him with Many Crowns, Jesus Messiah, and This is Amazing Grace/Amazing Grace with special music by Twang singing Ain't No Grave
Message Title: Poor in Spirit
Text: Matthew 5:3
Take Home Point: When we humbly come to Jesus trusting in Him rather than in ourselves, we experience God's approval and display the character of the Kingdom.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Alleluia Alleluia, Christ Arose, Christ the Lord Is Risen Today, In Christ Alone/The Solid Rock, and Because He Lives followed by our adult choir singing Alive Forever Amen
Message Title: Resurrection
Text: Luke 24:1-12
Take Home Point: No situation is hopeless when you remember what God has done for you through the resurrection.
This episode contains the full audio recording of the First Baptist Good Friday Worship Service - including music, videos, and Pastor Jason's teaching.
This episode contains the audio recording of First Baptist's Maundy Thursday Worship Service including a presentation of Christ in the Passover led by Melissa Weinisch from Jews for Jesus.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Shout to the Lord and I Stand Amazed followed by Walking My Lord Up Calvary's Hill by Jerry and Ida Hale
Message Title: Selfless Prayer
Text: Luke 22:39-46
Take Home Point: God may not remove us from overwhelming trials but He will strengthen us through prayer.
Message Title: A Joyful Celebration
Text: Nehemiah 8:13-18
Take Home Point: The moment we understand what God has commanded is the moment we must choose to obey.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing You're Worthy of My Praise, My Life Is In You Lord, and Oh How I Love Jesus followed by an instrumental arrangement of Glorify Your Name by Betty Sapp, Janice Sutton, and Gresham McMillon
Message Title: Primary Calling
Text: Mark 12:28-34
Take Home Point: When our live reflect love for God, the love of God flows through us to touch others.
Message Title: Revival
Text: Nehemiah 8:1-12
Take Home Point: There is nothing that will ever change lives as completely as faithfully studying Scripture.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Brethren, We Have Met to Worship, Here I Am to Worship, and Lord, I Give You My Heart followed by our Adult Choir singing Here in This Place
Message Title: Misplaced Priorities
Text: Mark 11:15-19
Take Home Point: We have forgotten our purpose when worship is more about our comfort and convenience than about helping others encounter our awesome God.
Title: The Next Phase
Text: Nehemiah 7:1-73
Take Home Point: We stand on the shoulders of those who have gone before us so that we may prepare the way for those who will follow us.
Included Music: First Baptist Congregation singing We Bring the Sacrifice of Praise, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, O Worship the King, and Crown Him and concluding with I Know a Man Who Can sung by Gary Gibbs and Lucy Reed
Title: Extravagant Worship
Text: John 12:1-8
Take Home Point: Genuine worship causes everyone and everything else to fade away as we focus completely on Jesus.
Title: Hard Fought Success
Text: Nehemiah 6:10-19
Take Home Point: Nothing great is ever accomplished for God's Kingdom that does not require difficult challenges and personal sacrifice.
Title: Personal Attacks
Text: Nehemiah 6:1-9
Take Home Point: Satan cannot stop the work of God, but he can distract and discourage believers so that we fail to continue and complete the good works God prepared in advance for us to do.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing How Can I Keep from Singing, Christ Is Enough, and Be Thou My Vision as well as the Adult Choir singing Testify
Title: Look Forward
Text: Philippians 3:12-14
Take Home Point: Focusing on past successes or failures will not lead us closer to Jesus, but our past can distract us from our pursuit of Him.
Title: Social Injustice
Text: Nehemiah 5:1-19
Take Home Point: Our words are important only if our words are validated by the manner in which we live.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Christ Is Able, I Will Call Upon the Lord, and Since Jesus Came Into My Heart followed by our Girls Ensemble singing Not Guilty
Title: Live Fearlessly
Text: 2 Kings 6:8-17
Take Home Point: The dangers we face may be very real, but our God is more powerful than any danger we can ever face.
Title: Overcome Opposition
Text: Nehemiah 4:1-23
Take Home Point: God's calling will be difficult at times, but God will strengthen us when we focus on Him.
Included Music: First Baptist Adult Choir singing I've Been Changed followed by congregational songs Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee and My Tribute and concluding with Brad Breeding singing Legacy
Title: Serve Faithfully
Text: Ephesians 2:8-10
Take Home Point: Our salvation is entirely about God's grace, and His grace continues by allowing us to fulfill good works which He specifically designed for us.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Come Ye Sinners Poor and Needy, First Baptist Adult Choir singing Ancient Words, and Mark and Jackie Martin singing Lord, I Need You
Title: Strengthen Families
Text: Deuteronomy 6:4-9
Take Home Point: Your faith and everyday conversations will influence your family's faith more than any church ministry ever can.
Special Music: First Baptist Adult Choir singing Testify followed by First Baptist congregation singing As the Deer and Sweet Sweet Spirit
Title: Study Scripture
Text: Joshua 1:6-9
Take Home Point: We can only be the people God has called us to be when we faithfully study and obey Scripture.