Saturday, December 14, 2013

11/10/13 John 21:1-14 Jesus' Third Appearance to the Apostles

Why was this appearance recorded?
What is the background of this appearance?
What did Jesus say and do?
What lessons can we learn?

11/3/13 John 20:19-31 Doubting Thomas

What was the state of Thomas' mind in these verses?  How did Jesus treat Thomas' unbelief?

10/27/13 Philippians 4 Learning From Paul in Philippains 4

Lessons we learn from Paul in this chapter.

10/20/13 Micah 7:1-10 How do we Battle Against Satan?

Where do you go when you find yourself in heavy spiritual warfare?  Learn of you greatest weapon against Satan.

10/20/13 Philippians 4:1-14 Seven General Commands of Paul

We look at several commands given by Paul in this chapter and how we can keep them.

10/13/13 Micah 6:6-8 The Infinite Distance Between God and Man

God is on high--he is infinitely above us in every way.  How do you know if you have forgotten this truth?

10/13/13 Philippians 3 Teachings on the Contrasts Brought by Paul

There are several contrasts brought by Paul in this chapter. We look at three of them here.

10/06/13 Philippians 2 The Perfect Pattern of Unity

We are called to be on in Christ. We are to have one mind, but we are to remember there are many parts to the body.

9/29/13 Micah 5:10-15 True and Lasting Peace

What kind of peace does Christ bring? How does He bring peace? To whom does he bring peace?

9/29/13 Philipians 1 The Lord Our Helper

In this message Mitch Axsom spends some time thinking about the context of this letter and its core purpose.

9/22/13 Micah 5:3-9 Blessings That Come From the Rule of the Messiah

In this message, Allen Beardmore considers the blessings that the people receive when ruled by the Messiah.

9/22/13 Luke 24:33-53 How did the Resurrection of Jesus Affect the Apostles?

The Apostles were resurrection focused.  The resurrection is the place where our faith becomes real.  It brings together all Jesus' teachings

9/15/13 Micah 5:1-6 The Origins of the Messiah

Jesus coming forth is of old through the promises given to Adam and Eve, Abraham, Jacob and David....Allen Beardmore speaks of the humility and gentleness of the Messiah to come and the purpose to which the Messiah will come.

9/8/13 Micah 4:6-13 The Wisdom of God

God has decreed everything that comes to pass, not simply allowed or permitted, but decreed.  Though God is not the author of sin. So how can this be?

Saturday, September 14, 2013

9/8/13 Luke 24:36-53 "Jesus Appears to His Disciples in the Upper Room"

How did Jesus appear? Why did Jesus appear? What applications can we draw from this event?

9/1/13 Psam 24:1-6 "The Catechism of David in Psalm 24"

Using Psalm 24 to catechize ourselves in the key principles of God.

8/25/13 Micah 3:12-4 "Distinguishing Between the Kingdom of God and the Kingdom of Israel"

We need to have a godly perspective of the power of the Kingdom of God. We need to remember the source of that power.

8/25/13 Revelation 2:1-4 "You Have Left Your First Love"

What is the first works? How do we grow in our love for Jesus?

8/18/13 Micah 3 "Justice"

Wrestling with the concept and idea of justice.

8/18/13 Luke 24:13-36 "How Jesus Reveals Himself"

1. He shows himself from the scriptures.
2. Through the work of the Holy Spirit in our minds and hearts.

8/11/13 Micah 2 "How Did the People Respond to Micah's Message?"

There never is a time when the word is preached that there isn't a response. It could be a response of faith or a response of sin.'s%20Message.mp3

8/11/13 Luke 24:13-35 "Jesus Appears to Two Disciples on the Road"

What was wrong with the disciples faith and how did Jesus minister to them?

8/4/13 Luke 24:33-36 "The Appearance of Jesus to Simon Peter"

At the beginning of the message we are asked to think about Peter's denial and betrayal of Christ. Then 3 questions are addressed:
1. Why did Jesus find Peter? What might he have said to Peter?
2. How did this affect Peter?
3. How should this affect us today?

7/28/13 John 20:1-19 "Mary Magdalene and the Cross"

What was Mary's roll in the resurrection and the cross?

7/21/13 Micah 1:8-16 "True Repentence"

A study of true repentance. What does it look like? What are the characteristics of it?

7/21/13 Matthew 27:55-66 "God Uses Weak Vessels: Joseph of Arimathaea"

What can we learn from Joseph?

7/14/13 Micah 1:1-7 "Micah's Message to the People"

Allen Beardmore begins his series in Micah by introducing the theme of the book: Who is a God like you? The message he gave the people is examined.'s%20Message%20to%20the%20People.mp3

7/14/13 Matthew 25:45-54 "The Centurion Witnesses Jesus' Death"

A look at what happened right after Jesus died and how we should stand in awe at the death of Christ just like the Centurion.

7/7/13 Luke 23:39-49 "Father, Into Thy Hands I Commit My Spirit"

Three questions are addressed:
1. Why did Jesus say these words?
2. What did it mean when Jesus committed his life into God's Hands?
3. How can we find comfort in these words?

6/30/13 Hebrews 9:1-10 "An Overview of Worship in the Old Testament"

A description of the Old Testament Tabernacle and the worship practices of that time.

6/30/13 John 19:23-30 "It is Finished"

Keep trying, keep persevering, keep obeying...The Christian is to pursue perfection in this life knowing that he will not obtain it. Three questions are addressed in this message:
1. What did Jesus say?
2. What does it mean?
3. What does it mean for me today?

Friday, August 30, 2013

6/23/13 Hebrews 8 "The Blessings of the New Covenant"

It is good to meditate on the blessings of the New Covenant.

6/23/13 John 19:23 "I Thirst"

When did Jesus say this?
Why did Jesus say this?
What does it mean for us today?

6/16/13 Hebrews 8 "Understanding the New Covenant"

1. Who is the mediator of the New Covenant?
2. What is the New Covenant?
3. The difference this New Covenant makes in our life.

6/16/13 Matthew 27:33-54 "My God, My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?"

A closure look at these words...

6/9/13 Hebrews 7:14-28 "The Priesthood of Christ"

Jesus is made a surety of a better covenant, a better oath, a better sacrifice. He is superior in every way.

6/9/13 Luke 23:27-49 "Today You Shall be With Me in Paradise"

In this sermon Fred Malone discusses:
1. A look at the thieves.
2. What did Jesus say to the believing thief?
3. What is meant by the word Paradise?
4. The gift of God
5. How do you respond?

6/2/13 Luke 5:1-11 "Looking More Closely at Jesus"

Three questions are considered in this sermon given by Tom Hicks:
1. Who is Jesus?
2. How do we respond to Him?
3. What does Christ call us to do?

5/26/13 Hebrews 6:1 "Sluggishness"

Are you dull and sluggish? Here is a word of warning and a word of hope.

Friday, July 5, 2013

5/26/13 Luke 23:32-47 "Father, Forgive Them"

Three questions are explored:
1. What does Jesus mean by these words?
2. What is required of us by God?
3. How can we apply all this?,%20Forgive%20Them.mp3

5/19/13 Titus 2 "Doctrine and Obedience"

6 groups of people are addressed in this chapter. We see how God deals with each different group.

5/12/13 Hebrews 5:11-6:12 "Being Dull of Hearing"

Gird your mindfor action! This message in an encouragement and warning for those who have become dull of hearing. We are asked to work out our salvation with fear and trembling. We are called to watchand to pray or else we may enter into a life of sin. It takes effort to grow in grace and knowledge.

5/12/13 John 19:17-27 "Jesus Honors His Mother"

Understanding the words of Jesus to Mary and John, and some applications.

5/5/13 Romans 8:5-25 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: Glorification

A beautiful look at the promise of our glorification.'s%20Work-Glorification.mp3

4/28/13 "Who is Your Beloved?"

In this message Stephen Murphy discuses three questions: Who is Jesus Christ? What has he done? What should our response be?

4/21/13 Acts 1:8 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: The Means that God has Given Us

This sermon deals with 3 means God has given us to help us be faithful in our Christian walk.

4/14/13 Acts 1:8 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: The Holy Spirit and the Power to Live as a Christian

We all need physical and spiritual strength to live a godly life. Only God can give such strength. In this message we explore two kinds of strength God gives.

4/14/13 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 "Not in Vain"

An explanation on why Paul's message was not in vain, given by Billy Andrews.

4/07/13 2 Corinthians 5:15-21 "Reconciliation"

We are reminded of 3 things:
1. It took the death of Christ to bring us back to God.
2. Our sins were hidden in Christ.
3. Jesus Christ was a substitution for us.

3/31/13 Hebrews 3:7-19 "Harden not your Hearts"

A warning in scripture for us to live carefully for God and to guard our hearts.

3/31/13 2 Timothy 2:8 "Remember Jesus Christ"

This simple verse is important to our daily faith. In this message Fred Malone explores why this is so.

3/24/13 1 Corinthians 12:1-13:2 "The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: The Gifts of the Spirit"

Explains the purpose of the Gifts of the Holy Spirit and how they work today.

2/17/13 Acts 2:14-40 "Jesus is Both Lord and Christ"

Mitch Axsom works through Peter's Sermon and covers three points: Death of the Lord Jesus, Resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and Exhaltation of the Lord Jesus; with most of the sermon on the last point.

3/17/13 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 "My Grace is Sufficient for You"

There is power in our weakness. We must realize who we are. We must realize that we are weak. We must realize that God's power is not limited by our weakness. God's power is displayed in our weakness. We must not look at our weakness but at Jesus Christ.

3/10/13 2 Timothy 4:7 "I Have Kept the Faith"

There is a body of knowledge that is "the truth." There is a specific truth that you must hold to be a Christian. As Christians, we must keep this truth; we must walk faithfully; and we must realize that there is a cost. This message is given by Allen Beardmore, a young intern here at First Baptist Clinton.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

3/17/13 Galations 5:18, 22-23 "The Fruit of the Holy Spirit in the Christian's Life"

1. How the fruit of the Spirit have been perfectly manifested in the Lord Jesus Christ on earth.
2. And to look at the most important thing to grow in our love for God and man and all the fruits.,%2022-23%20The%20Fruit%20of%20the%20Holy%20Spirit%20in%20the%20Christian's%20Life.mp3

3/10/13 Romans 8:9-17 "Being Led by the Spirit"

4 Things you need in your life in order to understand God's Will.

2/24/13 Ephesians 5:18 "What Does a Spirit Filled Life Look Like?"

A little exposition on what a Spirit filled life should look like and how it affects your behavior.

3/313 Ephesians 5:18-21 "The Spirit Filled Life in the Fear of Christ"

What is the fear of God? Why is this fear necessary? How can we grow in the fear of Christ?'s%20Merciful%20Grace/130303%20Lesson%208%20The%20Lord's%20Preservation%20and%20our%20Perseverance.mp3

2/24/13 Hosea 2:20 "The Reality of our Union With Christ"

Allen Beardmore clarifies 2 points:
1. What the Old Testament mentions the New Covenant there is a contract mentioned with the Mosaic Covenant.
2. This Work that God is doing is a Trinitarian Work.

2/24/13 Ephesians 5:18 "What Does a Spirit Filled Life Look Like?

A little exposition on what a Spirit filled life shoud look like and how it affects  your behavior.

2/10/13 Ephesians 5:18 "Be Filled With the Spirit"

A discussion of what drunkedness is, and also what it means to be filled with the Holy Spirit.

2/3/13 Philippians 2:13 Work out Your Salvation With Fear and Trembling

A wonderful discussion on what is the responsibility of the Christian.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

1/27/13 1 Corinthians 4:14 Disciple Making

Tom Ascol preaches an encouragement to the churches members to enter into the work of disciple making and to live a life of examples where others might follow.

1/20/13 The Holy Spirit in Sanctification Part 2

How do we grow?
How do we become holy?
How do we become more like Christ?

1/13/13 Hebrews 2:5-8 A Little Lower than the Angels

A look into how man is, for now, a little lower than the angels and also, how Christ was made thus for a time, but how now, he is crowned to God's glory.

12/30/12 1 Timothy 4:12 Be an Example in Words

Remember that life and death is in the power of the tongue. Mitch Axsom discusses three ways we can grow in the use of the tongue.

1/13/13 Romans 8:28-30 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit--The Holy Spirit in Sanctification Part 1

A wonderful treatise on God's number one goal for our lives.

12/23/12 Mark 1:1-3, 14-15 Repent and Believe the Gospel

Mitch Axsom looks at three questions:
1. Who is proclaiming these words?
2. What is he commanding us to do?
3. How will this effect our lives?

1/6/13 Luke 4:14-21 Jesus Christ: Fully God and Fully Man

Learning the wonder of Jesus in studying his humility as a Man and how He could be both man and God in one person.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

12/9/12 Hebrews 2:1-4 How Shall we Escape if we Neglect our Salvation?

How did this salvation come to us?
How was this salvation confirmed in us?

12/16/12 "How Can a Sinner be Accepted by God?"

Some questions addressed in this sermon:: How is this possible, this union with God and man? What does it look like when a sinner marries the saviour?

11/18/12 An Introduction of Hebrews

Fred Malone begins a new evening series in the book of Hebrews.

11/11/12 Hosea 2:14-23 "I Will Betrothed Thee Unot Me Forever"

Allen Beardmore preaches a wedding announcement passage of a promise that we will be married to Christ in heaven. We see this picture of how God resues a nation: an adulteress nation, an unfaithful nation, and how he betrothed himself to her.

10/14/12 Mark 5 A Prince of Peace Who Saved a Demoniac

A Summary of this passage.

12/30/12 1 Timothy 4:12 Be an Example in Words

In this message from Mitch Axsom, we are encouraged to remember that life and death is in the power of the tongue. We are taught three ways we can grow in the use of the tongue.

12/23/12 Luke 2:1-20 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ

Three topics:
1. What was the message the angels bring shepherds?
2. Why did God choose these shepherds?
3. How did they respond to the good news?

12/16/12 Luke 2:1-20 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ and the Sovereignty of God

Points covered:
1. God does not sin nor does he tempt anyone to sin.
2. God does allow evil men to live in this world and to make choices according to their sinful nature.'s%20Merciful%20Grace/121216%20Lesson%202%20Scriptural%20and%20Historical%20Background%20Part%202.mp3

12/9/12 Luke 1:26-49 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: Jesus Christ--Fully God and Fully Man

The history of this belief: Jesus Christ being fully God and fully Man is discussed along with the importance of this doctrine in the Christian's life.

12/2/12 Philippians 2:3-11 and Luke 1:26-38 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: The Incarnation of the Lord Jesus Christ

In this message Dr. Fred Malone looks at the heart of humility in Jesus giving up all. He looks at the virgin conception and the virgin birth and the wonder of the incarnation.

11/25/12 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: Phillipians 3:1-14 The Work of the Holy Spirit in Conversion

Two questions are addressed:
1. What does conversion mean?
2. What happens to the new Christian in conversion?

11/18/12 Acts 26:6-21 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: The Proper Order of Regeneration and Conversion

In this message, Fred Malone focuses on clearing up the confusion about regeneration. Two questions are discussed: What is the relationship between Holy Spirit regeneration and the sinners conversion? And, what happens between regeneration and conversion.