Resources for Sunday’s Sermon – February 19, 2017

by Eric Barbee

This past Sunday our sermon series in Hebrews brought us to Hebrews 2:1-4. The sermon is titled, “So Great A Salvation” and can be found HERE. The writer of Hebrews provides an exhortation found in verse 1 saying, “we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard”. This is the first warning that – READ MORE >

Resources for Sunday’s Sermon – February 12, 2017

by Eric Barbee

This week we concluded Hebrews chapter 1 with the second part of a message titled, “The Person and Word of Jesus Christ:  Superior to Angels”.  The text was Hebrews 1:4-14.  You can find the sermon HERE. To assist your study, below are some additional passages that were covered: Joshua 10:24 Psalm 19:1; 33:6; 51; 102; – READ MORE >

Resources for Sunday’s Sermon – February 5, 2017

by Eric Barbee

This past Sunday’s message was titled, “The Person and Work of Jesus Christ:  Superior to Angels”.  Our text was Hebrew 1:4-14 and is part one of a two-part message.  You can find the message HERE. From the text this week, we saw the person and work of Jesus Christ and observed that His work has – READ MORE >

Read Your Bible Every Day

by Eric Barbee

With the New Year comes many resolutions.  As the year meanders along so come many broken resolutions.  Within churches that resolution is frequently to make Bible reading a daily practice. A Christian parody site recently posted a piece that is unfortunately too often a reality among many in the church.  It is titled, “Local Man’s – READ MORE >

God Sent His Son

by Eric Barbee

Every Christmas the church rightly turns her attention to God being with us in the person of Jesus Christ. This staggering account is captured in the gospel narratives of Matthew and Luke. The events that unfold are cause for angels to break upon the scene in proclamation and worship, governments to react, and prophets to – READ MORE >

Reasons for Good Works

by Eric Barbee

On Sunday morning when we considered the word of Paul in Titus 3:14, “Our people must also learn to engage in good deeds to meet pressing needs, so that they will not be unfruitful”, I mentioned a book that provided 5 reasons we would do good works.  The book I mentioned was What is the – READ MORE >

John Murray on Sanctification

by Eric Barbee

For a few years I have heard the name John Murray and seen his book, Redemption Accomplished and Applied.  John Murray was a Scottish professor of systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia who died in 1975.  It wasn’t until this year’s Together for the Gospel conference that I decided to pick up a – READ MORE >

Dead Birds and God’s Love for Us

by Jon Sharp

On December 23, 1898, the New York Times reported that unknown persons had tampered with the railroad south of Austin, Texas. A beam was installed across the tracks in order to crash a particular night-traveling, north-bound passenger locomotive. The motive was presumed to be robbery. As the train full of sleepy passengers sped toward the – READ MORE >

Worry and Anxiety – Helpful Scriptures

by Eric Barbee

Worry and Anxiety.  Two words that many people relate to in a very personal way.  This past Sunday morning we took a biblical approach to worry and anxiety.  That message is now up and you can hear it HERE. As I mentioned during the beginning of the sermon,  I wanted to share some of the passages – READ MORE >