GREETINGS, CHURCH FAMILY AND FRIENDS! This is a busy Saturday of ministry at First Baptist Church:
Operation Christmas Child Our church deadline for filled boxes to be brought to the church is this Sunday, November 13. On November 20, we will pray and have our "box brigade" at the end of the service. Postage is $10 per box, and checks may be made out to the church for that purpose. Learn more about OCC and how to pack a shoebox by visiting the website here.
THE LORD'S DAY (11/13):
God has a purpose for His law during the reign of grace. Ever since the Reformation restored the Gospel of God’s free grace as the way of salvation, Christians have debated just how the commands of the Mosaic Law should be applied in light of that Gospel. Since the Law is fundamentally the revelation of God’s holy will, how and to what extent should it inform the civil code? What authority does the Law have over personal morality and ethics? While Luther, Zwingli, and Calvin arrived at separate conclusions on these two “uses of the Law,” the one area that the Reformers found broad agreement on was this: that God’s Law brings men to a knowledge of their sins. We explore that purpose under the following three assertions:
Further Take Aways:
ICYMI: Last Sunday's sermon audio on Luke 16:1-13 Righteous Use of Unrighteous Mammon
Other previous messages are archived here. Please visit our YouTube Channel to see the edited service video.
FIGHTER VERSE: Our Fighter Verse this week is Romans 3:23-24
“...for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,...”
READ THROUGH THE BIBLE The Five-Day Bible Reading Plan is attached to this e-mail for your convenience. You may want to access additional resources to support your reading available at this website.
See you in church!
Grace and peace,
Pastor Greg Dixon