The Power of God

Sermon delivered by Howard Batson, pastor of First Baptist Church in Amarillo, T.X., on January 17 2010. 1 Corinthians 1: 18-27   Now, just answer these silently in your mind.  Please don’t raise you hand.   How many of you were Phi Beta Kappa?  Maybe you graduated...

The Power of Encouragement

Sermon delivered by Howard Batson, pastor of First Baptist Church in Amarillo, T.X., on October 11 2009. Acts 4: 36-37 G. K. Chesterton, an English journalist, once wrote, “The really great person is the person who makes every person feel great.”   That’s really true,...

How Do You Explain That?

Sermon delivered by Howard Batson, pastor of First Baptist Church in Amarillo, T.X., on October 4 2009. Acts 2: 14-41 Whenever we experience a cataclysmic event, we want someone, somehow, to put context to what we’ve experienced.  We want the person with the most...

When God Breathes

Sermon delivered by Howard Batson, pastor of First Baptist Church in Amarillo, T.X., on September 27 2009. Acts 2: 1-13 The Bible in the form of mass printing hasn’t been around all that long.  Of course, the Word of God has been around, but the accessibility of every...

Tag- You’re It

Sermon delivered by Howard Batson, pastor of First Baptist Church in Amarillo, T.X., on September 20 2009. Acts 1: 1-8 Luke is our writer.  The first volume is his gospel.  The second volume is the Acts of the Apostles.  It’s a book about the beginning of the church. ...