Included Music: The Worship Choir singing Alive, Jesus Paid It All, and We Fix Our Eyes as well as the First Baptist congregation singing He Lives, Christ Arose, and Who Can Satisfy My Soul plus the Children's Choir singing Forever (with solos by Emma Kate Carpenter, Alyssa Ingram, and Sierra Rock)
Message Title: A Decision
Text: Matthew 28:1-15
Take Home Point: God's love for humankind is so great that He would allow no obstacle - including death - to stand between Him and those who desire to know Him.
This episode contains the full audio recording of First Baptist's Good Friday Worship Service - including Matthew Jones singing How Deep the Father's Love for Us and Lamb of God as well as video and Pastor Jason's teaching.
Included Music: Hosanna, Hosanna (Praise Is Rising), Fairest Lord Jesus, and In Christ Alone followed by Benjamin Carpenter singing There Is a River
Message Title: Absolute Submission
Text: Matthew 26:47-56
Take Home Point: God's ways are simply not our ways so we will never be able to fulfill God's eternal purposes using the temporary ways of the world.
Included Music: How Firm a Foundation, God Will Make a Way, Day by Day, and Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) followed by First Baptist's Children's Choir singing My Lighthouse with solos by Michah Ray, Jonathan Ingram, and Elijah Jones
Message Title: Misplaced Esteem
Text: Matthew 20:20-28
Take Home Point: While the world values power and position, those who are great in the Kingdom are humble and consider serving others to be their greatest privilege.
Included Music: He Keeps Me Singing, This is Amazing Grace, Savior Like a Shepherd Lead us, and The Wonderful Cross
Message Title: Compassion
Text: Matthew 12:9-14
Take Home Point: There is nothing wrong with rules and traditions unless those rules and traditions mean more to us than the people for whom Jesus died.
Included Music: God of Grace and Glory, Hallelujah (Your Love is Amazing), The Wonder of It All, and Glorious Day followed by Larry Cross singing This Is My Father's World
Message Title: Through His Eyes
Text: Matthew 9:9-13
Take Home Point: As Christ-followers, we are called to look beyond a person's failures to see his or her need for Jesus.
Included Music: In His Time, Because He Lives, and I Will Rise followed by Matthew Jones playing an instrumental version of Jesus Loves Me
Message Title: Surprising Faith
Text: Matthew 8:5-13
Take Home Point: Traditions and social expectations should never prevent us from demonstrating the love of Jesus to the people we encounter.