Yearly Archive
for: ‘2013’

Knowing Christ And The Power Of His Resurrection

“This sonship of God is ‘in Christ’; it is not in ourselves. The doctrine of God as a universal Father was not taught by Christ nor by His apostles. God is indeed the universal Creator, having brought all things into existence, and the universal King, ruling and sustaining all that He has made. But He […]

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Prince George Has Been Baptized, What About You?

Wednesday, October 23, three month old Prince George was baptized by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. The baptism occurred at the Chapel Royal at St. James Palace in London. I, of course, would disagree with baptizing infants and with the mode of baptism, but I was thrilled to hear what the archbishop said about […]

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What God Says About Prayer

Prayer is at the heart of our relationship with God. We know we should pray, and we know we need to pray. What does God say about prayer? Among many other statements about prayer He tells us the following: First, God calls us to come boldly to Him in prayer. We are to approach the […]

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Why I Pray

Last week one of the viewers of “Foundation for Life,” the television ministry of First Baptist Church, asked why we pray. He affirmed we do not try to change God’s mind when we pray. Therefore, he wanted to know the value of prayer. Actually, he answered his own question as he suggested that praying helps […]

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Three Blessings God Wants For You

Among many other ways you can describe the Bible, you can describe it as a book of blessing and blessings. As you read through the Scripture, you begin to see the many ways God wants to bless you. As you study the prophecy of Malachi, you find a number of places where God wants to bless us. First, […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.” — Mark 9:35 (NIV)