Included Music: Since Jesus Came into My Heart, Mighty to Save, Wonderful Grace of Jesus, There Is a Redeemer, The Power of the Cross, I Speak Jesus (FBC Worship Team), and Without Him
Message Title: Consequences
Text: 1 Corinthians 3:10-15
Take Home Point: Our investment in the kingdom of God will determine the presence or absence of eternal rewards.
Included Music: Come Now Is the Time to Worship, Blessed Assurance, On Jordan's Stormy Banks, You Are My All in All, Jesus Messiah, Still the Cross (Matthew Jones), and Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus
Message Title: Incredible Privilege
Text: 2 Corinthians 5:20-6:2
Take Home Point: We have received God's grace in vain when we choose not to share God's grace with others.
Included Music: Nothing but the Blood, I Could Sing of Your Love Forever, At Calvary, We Are an Offering, The Wonderful Cross, The Commission, and Amazing Grace
Message Title: A Sense of Urgency
Text: Romans 13:11-14
Take Home Point: The expectation of seeing Jesus should inspire us to live with a sense of urgency.
Included Music: Savior Like a Shepherd Lead Us, That's Why We Praise Him, Glorify Thy Name, Fill My Cup Lord, Glorious Day (Living He Loved), Come Thou Fount Come Thou King, and Holy Holy Holy
Message Title: Heart Condition
Text: 1 John 2:15-17
Take Home Point: We cannot love God well when our hearts are focused on the things of the world.
Included Music: Have Faith in God, Blessed Be Your Name, What a Mighty God We Serve, Onward Christian Soldiers, Before the Throne of God Above, God of This City, and All the Way My Savior Leads Me
Message Title: This Moment
Text: Esther 4:10-17
Take Home Point: Fulfilling your purpose in life will always involve risk.
Included Music: Victory in Jesus, God So Loved, Rejoice the Lord Is King, Spirit Song, At the Cross (Love Ran Red), Instrumental Arrangement (Gwen Vance), and It Is Well with My Soul
Message Title: Living Water
Text: John 4:1-26
Take Home Point: Only Jesus can overcome the emptiness and aloneness that we try so hard to hid from ourselves and others.
Included Music: When We All Get to Heaven, Alive Forever Amen, When the Morning Comes, There's Just Something About that Name, How Deep the Father's Love for Us, In Christ Alone, and I Need Thee Every Hour
Message Title: The Idol of Our Own Wisdom
Text: 2 Kings 5:1-14
Take Home Point: Our arrogance and pride can easily get in the way of our healing.
Included Music: Praise Him Praise Him, This Is Amazing Grace, Serve the Lord with Gladness, We Bow Down, Living Hope, Then Came the Morning (Matthew Jones), and Fairest Lord Jesus
Message Title: Be Prepared (Cory Bennett)
Text: Matthew 25:1-13
Included Music with special guest Ron Taylor: Yours Amen and I'll Fly Away (Ozark Mountain Music), Wonderful Grace of Jesus, Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone), We Bring the Sacrifice of Praise, Christ Is Able to Save, and There Is a Fountain
Message Title: The Idol of Busyness
Text: Luke 10:38-42
Take Home Point: God wants you more than the things you can do for him.
Included Music: Since Jesus Came into My Heart, Because of Your Love, A Mighty Fortress Is Our God, Cares Chorus, Who Can Satisfy My Soul, Goodness of God, and Be Thou My Vision
Message Title: The Idol of Fear
Text: Numbers 13:26-33
Take Home Point: What you focus on gets bigger. Either your faith in God will crowd out your fear, or your fear will crowd out God.
Included Music: All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name, Indescribable, He Hideth My Soul, He Is Here, Awesome in this Place, His Mercy Is More, and My Jesus I Love Thee
Message Title: The Idol of Family
Text: Genesis 22:1-18
Take Home Point: God's greatest blessings can become our most deceptive and beloved idols.
Included Music: Rock of Ages, I Sing the Mighty Power of God, Lead Me to Calvary, God Is So Good, Once Again, At Your Mercy Seat, and Trust and Obey
Message Title: The Idol of Past Success
Text: Exodus 17:1-7 and Numbers 20:1-13
Take Home Point: Past experience reveals God's provision so we can trust God more and our experience less.
Included Music: My Country 'Tis of Thee, America the Beautiful, He Lifted Me, Great Are You Lord, How Great Is Our God, and I Love Thee
Message Title: The Idol of Ritual
Text: Jeremiah 7:1-11
Take Home Point: The quality of our worship during the week determines the acceptability of our worship on Sunday.
Included Music: Worthy of Worship, This Is Amazing Grace, Crown Him King of Kings, Just a Closer Walk with Thee, Above All, How Great Thou Art (Larry Cross and Matthew Jones), and Take the Name of Jesus with You
Message Title: But Also
Text: 2 Kings 17:24-41
Take Home Point: Idolatry is not a problem. Idolatry is the problem.
Included Music: I Am Thine O Lord
Message Title: Fulfilling Our Purpose
Text: Ephesians 2:10
Take Home Point: God has created you to impact the world in a way that no one else can.
Special Note: Due to a recording failure only a small portion of our music was recorded for this service.
Included Music: Arise, Tell the Good News, Tell Me the Story of Jesus, There's Something About That Name, In Christ Alone, My King Is Known by Love (Matthew Jones), and Let Others See Jesus in You
Message Title: Visible Witness
Text: Acts 2:46-47
Take Home Point: People are still drawn to Jesus, but they can only see Him through the church.
Included Music: Sweet Hour of Prayer, Raise a Hallelujah, I Love to Tell the Story, Oh How He Loves You and Me, Glorious Day, The Love of God (instrumental - Adrienne Ingram, Judy Kent, and Gwen Vance), and Spirit of the Living God
Message Title: On Display
Text: Acts 2:43-45
Take Home Point: God's power is demonstrated through us when we love others more than we love our stuff.
Included Music with special guest Phil Powers: Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing, That's Why We Praise Him, Serve the Lord with Gladness, Great Is the Lord, How Great Is Our God (How Great Thou Art), Graves into Gardens (Phil Powers), and Footsteps of Jesus
Message Title: The Presence of God
Text: 2 Chronicles 7:12-16
Take Home Point: God will not bring healing in the land until He brings healing in the church.
Included Music: Love the Lord, Since Jesus Came into My Heart, Redeemed, In Moments Like These, Knowing You, Amazing Grace (Larry Cross), and 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus
Message Title: Honey from the Carcass of a Lion
Text: Judges 14:5-9 and 1 Peter 5:7-10
Included Music: Sunshine in My Soul, You're Worthy of My Praise, Tell It to Jesus, We Have Come into His House, Who You Say I Am, Behold the Lamb (The Victory) (Matthew Jones), and Wherever He Leads I'll Go
Message Title: Shared Lives
Text: Luke 5:27-32
Take Home Point: We are called to initiate and build relationships with those who are far from God.
Included Music: Standing on the Promises, I Will Sing the Wondrous Story, Living Hope, Entertain the Angels (FBC Worship Choir), and I Must Tell Jesus
Message Title: The People of God
Text: 1 Peter 2:9-10
Take Home Point: Our common experience of God's mercy is enough to unite us and hold us together as the people of God.
Included Music: Revive Us Again, Mighty to Save, Mighty Is Our God, Rescue the Perishing, This I Believe (The Creed), We Fall Down, and Whiter Than Snow
Message Title: The Way of God
Text: Isaiah 55:8-11
Take Home Point: God reveals himself, his character, his plans, and his purposes through his Word.
Included Music: Better Is One Day, Brethren We Have Met to Worship, Spirit of the Living God, Holy Spirit Rain Down, Holy Spirit Thou Art Welcome, Here in Your Presence (Adrienne Ingram), and Let It Be Said of Us
Message Title: The Community of Faith
Text: Acts 2:42
Take Home Point: Biblical community is built on a common faith in Jesus but requires some hard work to maintain.
Included Music: Glorious Day with Victory in Jesus (FBC Worship Choir), Christ the Lord Is Risen Today, Christ Arose, Is He Worthy, Lamb of God (FBC Worship Choir), Jesus Paid It All, and Mercy Tree (Matthew Jones and the FBC Worship Choir)
Message Title: Eyes of Faith
Text: John 20:1-9
Take Home Point: The stone was rolled away for our benefit so we can see into the empty tomb.