Posts made in June, 2007

A Little Lower Than The Angels

Posted by on Jun 17, 2007

By Mike Withem, Pastor First Baptist Church, Ranson, WV June 17, 2007 Sunday Morning “A Little Lower Than The Angels” Scripture Reading: Hebrews 2:5-9 Scripture Text: Hebrews 2:5-9 Introduction:   A.   As we continue our study of the epistle to the Hebrews, we notice that once again we are reminded of the fact that Jesus is better than the angels. 1. Notice again Vrs. 5 of our text, “For unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the world to come, whereof we speak.” 2. In other words, during that period of time that we usually refer to as the millennium, the angels are not going to… -rule, -reign, -be in charge in any way. 3. In fact, we are...

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So Great Salvation

Posted by on Jun 10, 2007

By Mike Withem, Pastor First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV June 10, 2007 Sunday Morning “So Great Salvation” Scripture Reading: Hebrews 2:1-4 Scripture Text: Hebrews 2:1-4 Introduction:   A.   Two weeks ago, when I began our study in Hebrews, I told you that even though the book of Hebrews is considered by many to be a very difficult book to understand, believers today still need to read and study this book. 1. I gave you two reasons why this is true. 2. First of all, it is true because the book of Hebrews exalts our Lord Jesus Christ. 3. As we have already seen in chapter one, one of the themes of this book is “the superiority of Christ.” 4. In other...

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Better Than The Angels

Posted by on Jun 3, 2007

By Mike Withem, Pastor First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV June 3, 2007 Sunday Morning “Better Than The Angels” Scripture Reading: Hebrews 1:4-14 Scripture Text: Hebrews 1:4-14 Introduction:   A.   Before I say anything else, I want to make something very clear. 1. The ministry of angels is a very important ministry. 2. Let me read you a quote from John MacArthur’s commentary on Hebrews: “Angels minister to God and do His bidding. They are both spectators and participants in His mighty works, both redemptive and judgmental. They ministered to Christ in His humiliation. At the conclusion of His temptation angels came and ministered to Him. They also...

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