Posts made in June, 2012

They Shall Be One

Posted by on Jun 24, 2012

They Shall Be One

“They Shall Be One” MP3 Version: “They Shall Be One” Scripture Text: Genesis 2:18-25 By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church Ranson, West Virginia Introduction: A. This morning, as we continue our study of Genesis, we are going to focus our attention on the “first family.” 1. Now, by “first family,” I don’t mean President and Mrs. Obama, although in a political sense, they ARE our first family. 2. The family I’m talking about is the very first family that God created and placed on this earth, and that is, of course, Adam and Eve. 3. By the way, did you know that marriage and the family was the very FIRST institution that God created. 4. Before He...

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The Lord God Formed Man

Posted by on Jun 17, 2012

The Lord God Formed Man

“The Lord God Formed Man” MP3 Version: “The Lord God Formed Man” Scripture Text: Genesis 2:4-17 By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church Ranson, West Virginia Introduction: A. There’s something that we must understand as we continue our study of Genesis 2. 1. Genesis 2, beginning with Vrs. 4 and going all the way to the end of the chapter (Vrs. 25), is actually a detailed account of what happened on Day Six of creation, specifically the creation of man. 2. In Genesis 1, we are given an OVERVIEW of man’s creation, while in Genesis 2 we are given the DETAILS. 3. Let me show what I am talking about. 4. Gen. 1:27, the Bible says, “So God created man in his...

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The Seventh Day

Posted by on Jun 10, 2012

The Seventh Day

“The Seventh Day” MP3 Version: “The Seventh Day” Scripture Text: Genesis 2:1-3 By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church Ranson, West Virginia Introduction: A. (Illus.- A young boy asked me once, “Why did God rest on the seventh day? Was He tired?” The answer, of course, is, “NO, He was NOT tired!”) 1. I love Isa. 40:28, which asks the question, “Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary?” (Isa. 40:28) 2. According to this verse, even though God is “the Creator of the ends of the earth,” because He is “the everlasting God,” He does not...

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Let Us Make Man

Posted by on Jun 3, 2012

Let Us Make Man

“Let Us Make Man” MP3 Version: “Let Us Make Man” Scripture Text: Genesis 1:26-31 By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church Ranson, West Virginia Introduction: A. Thus far in our study of Genesis 1, we have looked at all six days of creation. 1. On Day One, God created the LIGHT. 2. On Day Two, God created the FIRMAMENT. 3. On Day Three, after making the dry land to appear, God created PLANT LIFE. 4. On Day Four, God created the HEAVENLY BODIES. 5. On Day Five, God created SEA LIFE, as well as the FOWLS OF THE AIR. 6. On Day Six, God created LAND ANIMALS, which, as we noticed last Sunday, included the dinosaurs. 7. And so, thus far in our study of Genesis, we...

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