What Kind of God Is This?

A sermon delivered by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va., on January 6, 2013. The Epiphany of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12 The only two Gospels that tell the story of Christmas are Matthew and Luke, and they tell it in different ways.  Luke tells...

No Ordinary Relationships: The Power to Heal

A sermon delivered by Joel Snider, First Baptist Church, Pastor, Rome, Ga., on February 5, 2012. Mark 2:1-12 Morning Prayer: O God, our Father, we do not know how to ask for forgiveness as we should.  Our pride will not let us speak the need too dramatically.  Yet our...

Not Even Death

A sermon delivered by Howard Batson, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Amarillo, Tx., on January 22, 2012. Luke 7:11-17 Sometimes it is the numbness of silence. Sometimes it is the throbbing pressure of a heart that feels like it will explode. Sometimes it is a lump in...

Miracle near 34th Street

Sometimes a sense of awe is lacking nowadays in society. The story of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 is awesome. In our calloused, high-tech, nothing-surprises-us society, miracles are often considered spiritual artifacts from the ancient world. You just don’t see the...