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.