Posts made in April, 2007

If A Man Be Overtaken In A Fault

Posted by on Apr 29, 2007

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV April 29, 2007 Sunday Morning “If A Man Be Overtaken In A Fault” Scripture Text: Galatians 6:1-5 Introduction:   A.   I want to begin this morning by describing to you a hypothetical situation and then asking you how you would respond to it. 1. Suppose that it were to become common knowledge that a certain brother or sister in our church family gotten caught up in some serious sin, let’s say, adultery. 2. Now I don’t mean a member who hasn’t been to church in months or years, but rather a member, perhaps a prominent member, who has been very involved in the church. 3. Suppose it were to become common knowledge that...

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Let Us Walk In The Spirit

Posted by on Apr 22, 2007

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV April 22, 2007 Sunday Morning “Let Us Walk In The Spirit” Scripture Reading: Galatians 5:22-26 Scripture Text: Galatians 5:24-26 Introduction:   A.   About a month ago I began a new Sunday night teaching series entitled, “Rightly Dividing The Word.” 1. During the course of this study, we are going to look at a number of very important principles (laws) of Biblical interpretation. 2. One of the laws that we will look at is what I call the “law of repetition.” 3. What is the “law of repetition”? 4. It is the law that states whenever God repeats Himself in His Word, He is emphasizing the importance of some...

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The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Temperance

Posted by on Apr 15, 2007

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV April 15, 2007 Sunday Morning “The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Temperance” Scripture Reading: Galatians 5:22-23 Scripture Text: Galatians 5:23 Introduction:   A.   We now come to the final “fruit” (manifestation) “of the Spirit” in Paul’s list here in Gal. 5:22-23, but before we look at this final manifestation, I want to give you a pop-quiz to see how much you have learned up to this point. 1. What’s I’m going to do is this: I’m going to define one of the manifestations of the Spirit, and I want you to tell me which one it is. 2. Are you ready? 3. Okay, first definition, “the ability to endure or to put up...

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The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Meekness

Posted by on Apr 1, 2007

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV April 1, 2007 Sunday Morning “The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Meekness” Scripture Reading: Galatians 5:22-23 Scripture Text: Galatians 5:23 Introduction:   A.   As many of you know, in my Wednesday night Bible study group, we have been studying some of the heroes and villains of the Old Testament. 1. A few weeks ago we studied about Moses. 2. When I think of Moses, the first thing that comes to mind is not the miraculous way in which his life was spared as an infant. 3. Nor is it the call of God that he received while standing before the burning bush. 4. Nor is it the way that he stood before Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and...

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