Posts made in November, 2007

A Fearful Thing

Posted by on Nov 18, 2007

By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV November 18, 2007 Sunday Morning “A Fearful Thing” Scripture Text: Hebrews 10:26-39 Introduction:   A.   When we began our study of Hebrews several months ago, I told you then that there were at least five “warning passages” in this book. 1. This morning, we come to the fourth of these five warning passages. 2. While some may disagree, in my humble opinion, this is the sternest of all the warnings given in Hebrews. 3. Notice again how this warning begins in Vrs. 26-27 of our text, “For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice...

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A New And Living Way

Posted by on Nov 11, 2007

By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV November 11, 2007 Sunday Morning “A New And Living Way” Scripture Text: Hebrews 10:19-25 Introduction:   A.   The Internet, like a lot of other things, can be a either a curse or a blessing. 1. It can be a curse if it is not used properly. 2. However, it can also be a tremendous blessing to those who have enough self-discipline to avoid the garbage that is oftentimes accessible with just one click of the mouse. 3. (Illus.- Let me illustrate. I love to read other pastors’ sermons that are posted on the Internet. All I have to do is go to Google, type in the particular subject or book of the Bible in...

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One Sacrifice For Sins For Ever

Posted by on Nov 4, 2007

By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV November 4, 2007 Sunday Morning “One Sacrifice For Sins For Ever”   Scripture Text: Hebrews 10:1-18 Introduction:   A.   As we continue our study this morning of the epistle to the Hebrews, we notice that the writer continues to put forth the same theme (hammer the same truth) over and over again, and that is the truth that the Old Testament sacrificial system of worship, as vital as it was, could not make its worshipers “perfect” (spiritually complete before God). 1. Even though the priests were busy all day long, from dawn to sunset, slaughtering and sacrificing animals, the blood from those...

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