First Baptist Church

Colossians 3:12-17

April 7, 2024

In this sermon, Brendon teaches on the core truth from this Scripture passage: I am His chosen love. So I will: choose to love; be ruled by the peace of Christ; and give thanks. Listen in this week, as we look at holy living in the sermon series: Mature in Christ.

Nathan Smith

Colossians 3:1-11

March 31, 2024

In this sermon series, Pastor Nathan challenges us focus on the Gospel to change our thinking and our behavior. Pastor teaches that Christianity is not meant to be a solo effort. We are to live a Christian life together, to help us get unstuck in bad habits. We are reminded that Jesus took us with Him. So: 1 – focus on your future, 2 – put your old self behind you, 3 – put on the new self to become more like Jesus. The prayer for this week is “Jesus take me with you.” Listen in this week, as we look at getting unstuck.

Nathan Smith

Colossians 2:16-23

March 24, 2024

In this series, Pastor Nathan challenges us to train to mature in Christ in both thought and action. The question he asks this week is what do you need? People’s approval? Acceptance? Change? He teaches that Jesus + nothing = everything. So: 1- hold fast to Jesus, 2 – there is no value in doing more or trying harder or berating yourself, and 3 – death and resurrection with Jesus is the answer. Only Jesus can transform your life. Listen in this week, as we hear about what we need in the sermon series: Mature in Christ.

Nathan Smith

Colossians 2:6-15

March 17, 2024

In this series, Pastor Nathan challenges us to train to mature in Christ and to read the entire book of Colossians each week for better understanding. This week’s challenge is what to tell the voices in your head – the domain of darkness is real. Pastor preaches that Jesus conquered ALL of it on the cross. So: 1 – receive Christ Jesus the Lord, 2 – abound in thanksgiving, 3 – don’t get re-captured (by the domain of darkness). You need to tell the voices in your head that you are following Jesus. Be joyfully thankful for His Victory! Listen in this week, as we look at what to tell the voices in our head in the sermon series: Mature in Christ.

Nathan Smith

Colossians1:45 – 2:5

March 10, 2024

In this series, Pastor Nathan challenges us to train to mature in Christ and to read the entire book of Colossians each week to gain better understanding. The question he asks this week is: What do you joyfully give your life to? TV? Gamming? Social media? He preaches that as Christians, we are to give our lives to Jesus by doing Jesus’ work through joyful suffering. Jesus does not promise a comfortable life. Jesus: 1 – works through joyful suffering, 2 – gives eternal hope, 3 – gives energy for His work, 4 – is the goal. So what will you give your life to? Listen in this week, as we look at how to joyfully give our lives to Jesus in the sermon series: Mature in Christ.

Nathan Smith

Colossians 1:15-23

March 3, 2024

In this series, Pastor Nathan challenges us to train to mature in Christ and to read the entire book of Colossians each week. In this Scripture passage, Paul writes to help people hold onto their faith. We are reminded that Jesus is God, seeable; Jesus is the Creator; and Jesus is the Reconciler. So we need to continue in the faith. Listen in this week, as we look at how our hope is our anchor in the sermon series: Mature in Christ.

First Baptist Church

Bill Jenkin III

February 25, 2024

One of our missionaries, Bill Jenkin III, is the guest speaker today. He introduces us to the apostle Paul from Acts 9. He teaches about Saul’s transformation to Paul and how the Lord used him in mighty ways. Bill gave 4 tips for reading scripture: 1- Read it like you’ve never read it before, 2 – Ask God to help you visualize, 3 – Ask God to help you understand it, and 4 – Ask God to help make application to our lives. Listen in this week, as Bill Jenkin III shares with us. Also a reminder to keep reading the book of Colossians.

Nathan Smith

Colossians 1:9-14

February 18, 2024

In this series, Pastor Nathan challenges us to read the entire book of Colossians to gain better understanding. He uses a picture of a tree showing roots that represent our beliefs and the leaves represent the fruits of our behavior. The stronger roots/belief will results in more fruitful behavior. Pastor preaches that God: 1 – adopted us, 2 – delivered us, 3 – transferred us. So we should ask God to: 1 – adopt, deliver and transfer them, 2- to help them know what to do, 3 – to help them do it. Listen in this week as we learn about how beliefs and behaviors go together in spreading the Gospel.

Nathan Smith

Colossians 1:1-8

February 11, 2024

In this series, Pastor Nathan challenges us to train to mature in Christ. In the Scripture passage, we are reminded that Christ: 1- Died for our sins and then rose from the dead, 2 – Brought us together, and 3 – Gives eternal hope. So we are to mature in Christ. Listen in this week, as we look at how our beliefs affect our actions in the sermon series: Mature in Christ.

Nathan Smith

Matthew 19

February 4, 2024

In this sermon, Pastor Nathan teaches on Biblical marriage. Pastor teaches on the difference between trying and training and how they apply to marriage. The summary of the message is that God made you two people into one, so we should train for unity in marriage by: 1 – forsaking all others, 2 – connecting emotionally, 3 – finding a way to agree, 4 – opening up your heart. Listen in this week as we learn more about marriage.

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