Yearly Archive
for: ‘2013’



The Perfect Time

Day Eleven of “Getting Ready for Christmas.” Read Galatians 4:4-7. What we know as Christmas–the coming of God in human flesh–occurred at the perfect time in history. Everything about Christmas took place according to God’s plan. The time, the place, and the characters (Mary, Joseph, shepherds, and wise men) took place to accomplish God’s plan. […]

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These Are the Words of Life

Day Ten of “Getting Ready for Christmas.” Read Colossians 1:15-20. I love this passage of Scripture because it tells me who Jesus is and what He has done. Read these wonderful words of life. “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by him all things were created: things […]

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Start At Home

Day Seven of “Getting Ready for Christmas, ” read Malachi 4:1-6. Near the end of the Old Testament period and at the conclusion to section of the prophets in the Hebrew Bible, God spoke a word of warning and hope for the people of God. The warning had to do with the judgment of the […]

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Does God Have A Plan For You?

Day Six of “Getting Ready for Christmas.” Read Malachi 3:1-4. The promise of Christmas is the promise of hope. The passages of the Old Testament that look forward to the coming of the Messiah are also passages of hope. They are passages that tell of the work of God and the blessings of knowing Him. […]

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The King of Righteousness

Day Five of “Getting Ready for Christmas.” Read Isaiah 11:1-9. Like Isaiah 9:1-7, Isaiah 11 is a messianic passage of Scripture which looks forward to the coming of the King. This passage gives us several themes to note. First, the King comes from the line of David. Out of the stump of Jesse, David’s father, […]

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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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Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. — 1 John 5:12 (NIV)