When the Lord sent the 12 spies out to see the land He was going to give them, it was not for the purpose of whether or not they would choose this as their permanent home. No, it was to spy out the land. It was a land that God had ALREADY given them, but … [Read more…]
Israel learned a lesson about God’s provision of water in the 2nd year of their wilderness wandering — but forgot that lesson and had to learn it again 38 years later! Let’s learn from their mistakes and realize that God can be trusted, ALWAYS! Join us for the service at 10:30 am or online.
There is a wonderful lesson from the pages of the Old Testament about Israel’s lack of water, and it points to God’s provision in the New Testament of Jesus, the Living Water. We will celebrate the Lord’s Table this morning, as well, a fitting application to the teaching of God’s Word. Join us “in house” … [Read more…]
Moses had a special, delegated position of leadership authority over the people of Israel. It was not a position that he aspired to or even hinted for, but rather a position bestowed on him by God. But, not everyone understood that and so an issue arose that needed to be addressed. What can we learn … [Read more…]
On of the MAJOR issues that God’s people had as they wandered in the Judean wilderness for 40 years was their constant complaining. Every time there was a challenge or a hardship, tongues began to wag against Moses and against the Lord. They had to learn things the hard way, but do we? Could we … [Read more…]
It can sometimes become all too easy, when life is going smoothly, to think that we can get along just fine without the presence of God in our midst. This is a grave mistake! Let’s learn something significant from the example in the wilderness where the Lord impressed upon His people the need for His … [Read more…]
The Old Testament is full of examples of how vital the Hebrew people understood the power of God’s blessing on their lives. What they needed then we also need today! In fact, God commanded the blessing to be on His people and that came through the invoking of His holy name. Let’s learn more this … [Read more…]
In our worship service this Sunday at First Baptist Church we will baptize 4 people. These people have all made commitments to Jesus Christ and want to show that they are His follower by being baptized. Why should a follower of Christ be baptized? Let’s seek to answer that question in this week’s message.
There’s something so exciting about the idea of going on a treasure hunt and looking for buried jewels. Did you know that you can do that every time you open the pages of the Bible? Let’s find out more about this in our online message this week with Pastor Brian. If you’re coming in person … [Read more…]
Life offers us many things that bring us joy and delight. God offers a special blessing to those who delight in His Word. Do you read the Scriptures regularly? If so, is it drudgery and duty or delight? Let’s investigate this further looking to the wonderful words of Psalm 1 for our answer. Join us … [Read more…]