Included Music led by Morgan Hall and the Ozark Mountain Music Association Musicians: Brethren We Have Met to Worship, Farther On, Fishers of Men, Stars in My Crown, Lord Please Don't Forsake Me, I Saw the Light, and Just As I Am
Message Title: Time to Decide
Text: Matthew 7:24-29
Take Home Point: We will only survive the storms of life if our lives are built upon obedience to the teachings of Jesus.
Included Music led by the First Baptist folk musicians: I'll Fly Away, Church in the Wildwood, This World Is Not My Home, Where the Soul Never Dies, Deep Settled Peace, He Touched Me (Ida Hale, Jerry Hale, and Morgan Hall), and Lord I'm Coming Home
Message Title: The Road of Life
Text: Matthew 7:13-23
Take Home Point: Following Jesus on the road to holiness is a deliberate, daily decision.
Included Music: Days of Elijah, Glorious Is Thy Name Most Holy, Crown Him with Many Crowns, Something Beautiful, We Fall Down, Here's My Heart, and Sweet Hour of Prayer
Message Title: Don't Give Up
Text: Matthew 7:7-12
Take Home Point: God will certainly move in your life when you pray persistently.
Included Music: Sing to the King, Living for Jesus, Footsteps of Jesus, He Is Here, Before the Throne of God Above, Healing Rain, and Alas and Did My Savior Bleed
Message Title: A Discerning Heart
Text: Matthew 7:1-6
Take Home Point: Jesus does not forbid the evaluation of behavior. He forbids the condemnation of people.
Included Music: My Country 'Tis of Thee, America the Beautiful, Armed Forces Medley, Let Freedom Ring (Matthew Jones), I Must Tell Jesus, Jesus What a Wonder You Are, In Christ Alone, and Wherever He Leads I'll Go
Message Title: First Things First
Text: Matthew 6:25-34
Take Home Point: The greatest obstacle to making an eternal impact is being distracted by less important things.
Included Music: Forever, The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power, The Solid Rock, Make Me a Servant, I Give You My Heart, As It Is in Heaven (Matthew Jones), and Love Lifted Me
Message Title: Undivided Commitment
Text: Matthew 6:19-24
Take Home Point: Your heart inevitably will be drawn toward what you value most.
Included Music: At the Cross, God So Loved, Praise Him All Ye Little Children, There Is a Redeemer, Oceans (Where Feet May Fail), Lead Me to the Cross, and We Are Called to Be God's People
Message Title: Genuine Sacrifice
Text: Matthew 6:16-18
Take Home Point: Fasting is a spiritual discipline that helps us focus our worship on God alone rather than his gifts.
Included Music: He Lives, Cornerstone, Nothing but the Blood, Let's Just Praise the Lord, This I Believe (The Creed), What Faith Can Do (Matthew Jones), and God Will Take Care of You
Message Title: Evidence
Text: Matthew 6:14-15
Take Home Point: Your willingness to forgive reveals more about your understanding of God's mercy and grace than it does about what is being forgiven.
Included Music with special guest Morgan Hall: Standing on the Promises, At Calvary, Down at the Cross, Revive Us Again, Stand Up Stand Up for Jesus, Near the Cross (Morgan Hall), and My Jesus I Love Thee
Message Title: Our Needs
Text: Matthew 6:11b-13
Take Home Point: When we pray, we embrace our frailty and dependence upon God for even our most basic needs.
Included Music: Sing to the King, God of Every Generation, I Must Tell Jesus, Open Our Eyes Lord, In Christ Alone, Holy Forever (FBC Worship Choir), and Wherever He Leads I'll Go
Message Title: God's Glory
Text: Matthew 6:9-11a
Take Home Point: Our priority in prayer should always be for God to reveal himself to the world.
Included Music: You Are Holy, We'll Work Till Jesus Comes, Sweet Hour of Prayer, People Need the Lord, Glorious Day, We Believe, and I Surrender All
Message Title: Genuine Prayer
Text: Matthew 6:5-8
Take Home Point: Prayer that moves the heart of God isn't focused on moving the hearts of others.
Included Music: Blessed Be the Name, Days of Elijah, I'll Tell the World That I'm a Christian, Something Beautiful, Open the Eyes of My Heart, O The Blood of Jesus Medley (FBC Worship Choir), and Softly and Tenderly
Message Title: Genuine Generosity
Text: Matthew 6:1-4
Take Home Point: It is okay for people to see our good works, but it is not okay for us to do good works to be seen by people.
Included Music: God So Loved, Come Thou Almighty King, We've a Story to Tell, Jesus Name Above All Names, Christ Is Risen, Psalm 8 (FBC Worship Choir), and Let Others See Jesus in You
Message Title: A Deeper Love
Text: Matthew 5:43-48
Take Home Point: The quality of your faith is revealed by the depth of your love for your enemies.
Included Music: The Way of the Cross Leads Home, Forever, I'd Rather Have Jesus, We Are an Offering, Grace Alone, Hymn of Heaven, and Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus
Message Title: A Deeper Forgiveness
Text: Matthew 5:38-42
Take Home Point: The world knows a great deal about vengeance but very little about grace and forgiveness.
Included Music: Hosanna Loud Hosanna, Our God, Crown Him with Many Crowns, He Is Here, Before the Throne of God Above, Jesus Only Jesus, and Jesus I Come
Message Title: A Deeper Integrity
Text: Matthew 5:33-37
Take Home Point: When we are people of integrity, the strength of our character proves the truth of our words.
Included Music led by Morgan Hall: Victory in Jesus, He Keeps Me Singing, When We All Get to Heaven, I'll Fly Away, Are You Washed in the Blood, and I Surrender All
Message Title: A Deeper Purity
Text: Matthew 5:27-32
Take Home Point: The world's standards of sexual purity and marital faithfulness are very, very different from those in the Kingdom of God.
Included Music: Here for You, Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation, Christ Is Able to Save, Send the Light, I Live, Here's My Heart, and At the Cross
Message Title: A Deeper Faith
Text: Matthew 5:21-26
Take Home Point: We cannot pursue right relationship with God when we refuse to seek right relationships with others.
Included Music: Sing to the King, Alleluia! Alleluia!, Blessed Be the Lord God Almighty, God Will Take Care of You, Who Can Satisfy My Soul?, Seekers of Your Heart (Morgan Hall and Matthew Jones), and No One Ever Cared for Me Like Jesus
Message Title: Radical Obedience
Text: Matthew 5:17-20
Take Home Point: Righteousness is based on a right relationship with God rather than a right relationship with the law.
Included Music: Glorious Is Thy Name Most Holy, Days of Elijah, Tell the Good News, Seek Ye First, In Christ Alone (My Hope Is Found), Beloved (FBC Worship Choir), and Where He Leads Me
Message Title: Agents of Change
Text: Matthew 5:13-16
Take Home Point: Our lives are not meant to draw attention to us. Our lives are meant to point people to Jesus.
Included Music: The Way of the Cross Leads Home, God of Wonders, We Have Come into His House, Footsteps of Jesus, Oceans (Where Feet May Fail), Same God, and Take My Life and Let It Be Consecrated
Message Title: Suffering for God
Text: Matthew 5:10-12
Take Home Point: The more our lives look like Jesus, the more we should expect persecution rather than praise from the world.
Included Music: You Are Holy, Come Thou Almighty King, Sweet Hour of Prayer, There Is a Redeemer, The Wonderful Cross, Mercy Said No (Matthew Jones), and Love Lifted Me
Message Title: Relating to People
Text: Matthew 5:7-9
Take Home Point: The way we relate to others reveals the condition of our relationship with Jesus.
Included Music: King Jesus Is Coming (FBC Worship Choir), God So Loved, Nothing But the Blood, He Lives, In the Name of the Lord, Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me), and I'd Rather Have Jesus
Message Title: Living for God
Text: Matthew 5:1-6
Take Home Point: When you live for God, your life will look increasingly less like the world.