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By Faith Moses

Posted by on Jan 13, 2008

By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV January 13, 2008 Sunday Morning “By Faith Moses”   Scripture Text: Hebrews 11:23-29   Introduction:   A.   The title of my message, this morning, is “By Faith Moses.” 1. However, before we look at the faith of Moses, we should really look at the faith of his parents. 2. In fact, our text makes mention of the faith of Moses’ parents. 3. Notice again Vrs. 23 of our text, “By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king’s commandment.” 4. You may remember that when Moses was...

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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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The Works Of The Flesh

Posted by on Jan 7, 2007

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV January 7, 2007 Sunday Morning “The Works Of The Flesh” Scripture Text: Galatians 5:19-21 Introduction:   A.   In our last study of Galatians, we focused our attention on the two natures that exist within every child of God, as well as the constant struggle that results because of these two natures. 1. First of all, we all have a fleshly nature. 2. This is the nature with which we were all born. 3. This is the nature that we all inherited from our great great grandfather, Adam. 4. This is the nature that can be accurately described with words such as sinful, depraved, and fallen. 5. However, if we are saved, we also...

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“A Good Farmer”

Posted by on Sep 15, 2002

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV September 15, 2002 Sunday Morning   “A Good Farmer”   Scripture Reading: 2 Timothy 2:1-7 Scripture Text:      2 Timothy 2:6-7   Introduction:   A.    I don’t know whether you’ve noticed this or not, but in the first part of 2 Timothy 2, Paul uses at least three analogies  (comparisons) for the purpose of illustrating what is involved in living the Christian life. 1.  First of all, he compares the believer to a soldier. 2.  Look again at Vrs. 3-4, “Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ….No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may...

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