Posts made in February, 2012

Ye Cannot Serve God And Mammon

Posted by on Feb 26, 2012

Ye Cannot Serve God And Mammon

“Ye Cannot Serve God And Mammon” MP3 Version: “Ye Cannot Serve God And Mammon” Scripture Text: Matthew 6:24 By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church Ranson, West Virginia Introduction: A. I want to begin this morning by giving you a TWO question quiz, but don’t worry because the questions will be “true or false,” which means that you have a 50/50 chance of getting it right. 1. Here’s the first question, “True or false, a husband and wife should NEVER talk about money because it only leads to fights!” (Repeat) 2. The answer to this question, of course, is “False!!!” 3. Now the second question, “True or false, it is impossible to have a...

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Speak Every Man

Posted by on Feb 19, 2012

Speak Every Man

“Speak Every Man” MP3 Version: “Speak Every Man” Scripture Text:   Ephesians 4:23-29 By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church Ranson, West Virginia Introduction: A. (Illus.- Jack and Christine sat across from their pastor, ready to begin their first counseling session. You could tell that Christine had something on her chest because of the way she sat, with her arms folded and her eyes pointed downward. The pastor noticed this right away and decided to begin his questioning with her. He said, “Christine, I can tell by your body language that something is really bothering you, so why don’t you get us started by telling me exactly what the problem is.”...

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Whoso Findeth A Wife

Posted by on Feb 12, 2012

Whoso Findeth A Wife

“Whoso Findeth A Wife” MP3 Version: “Whoso Findeth A Wife” Scripture Text: Proverbs 18:22 By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church Ranson, West Virginia Introduction: A. As you know, for the past several weeks my Sunday morning messages have been focused on the subject of marriage. 1. This being true, I have been preaching primarily to those of you who are ALREADY MARRIED. 2. Well, this morning I would like to do something a little different, at least for one Sunday, and I would like to preach a message that is aimed at those of you who are of marrying age (or perhaps getting close to be of marrying age) but are STILL SINGLE. 3. As we saw earlier this morning,...

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