Posts made in May, 2007

The Express Image Of His Person

Posted by on May 27, 2007

By Mike Withem, Pastor First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV May 27, 2007 Sunday Morning “The Express Image Of His Person” Scripture Reading: Hebrews 1:1-3 Scripture Text: Hebrews 1:1-3 Introduction:   A.   Although Hebrews is a book considered by many to be difficult (hard) to understand, it is a book that believers today really need to read and study. 1. Why is this true? 2. Well, it’s true, first and foremost, because it is the Word of God. 3. If this were not true, God in His providence would not have allowed it to become canonized (a part of His holy Scriptures). 4. However, there are least two more reasons why believers really need to read and study...

Read More

The Israel Of God

Posted by on May 13, 2007

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV May 13, 2007 Sunday Morning “The Israel Of God”   Scripture Text: Galatians 6:11-18 Introduction:   A.   As we begin to examine the closing verses of Paul’s letter to the Galatian believers, we notice that he ends his letter the same way that he began it, and that is with a warning against the false teachers (Judaizers) who had infiltrated these Gentile churches. 1. Look again at Vrs. 11-13, Paul said, “Ye see how large a letter I have written unto you with mine own hand….As many as desire to make a fair shew in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the...

Read More

Let Us Do Good

Posted by on May 6, 2007

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV May 6, 2007 Sunday Morning “Let Us Do Good”   Scripture Text: Galatians 6:6-10 Introduction:   A.   As we begin to examine our Scripture text this morning, the first thing that sort of “jumps out” at us is what has come to be called “the law of the harvest.” 1. What is “the law of the harvest”? 2. It is the law that says “we reap what we sow.” 3. Notice again Vrs. 7, Paul said, “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” 4. (Illus.- If you have ever planted a garden, you know that if you want to reap potatoes, you have to sow potatoes. If you want...

Read More