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The Importance of the Law

The Apostle Paul had to answer one big question, “What then the law?” (Galatians 3:19). This question had to be answered by any Jew who dared say that salvation is by grace through faith. Paul made it very clear that the law has great significance but that it cannot make one right before God. What […]

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What Value Is the Law?

As Christians, we often ask the question that was asked of Paul, “What then the law?“ (Galatians 3:19,20). Why did God give the law and how does it fit in His plan for our salvation? Tomorrow we will try to specifically answer this question. For today, we will look at why the question was asked. […]

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How Should We Treat Others?

If we ask our brothers and sisters in Christ how we should treat other people, I believe you would get three really good answers. First, we should love others as we love ourselves. This is, of course, exactly what God says in Scripture (Leviticus 19:18) and what Jesus told us to do. This law of […]

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Four Opportunities for You and Christ’s Church

I write “Lagniappe” to give you a little something extra every week. Sometimes I write about what’s happening soon or how the church is doing. Today I want to write about opportunities you and I can take to be a blessing to others. Here are my four things. First, be intentional about looking for opportunities […]

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Christmas in Galatia

When the Apostle Paul talked about the “fullness of time” (Galatians 4:4), he was giving the earliest written account of the birth of Christ. Galatians is one of the first books of the New Testament, having been written by Paul in approximately AD 49. The writing occurred shortly before the Jerusalem Council of AD 50 […]

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About Waylon

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

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“But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” — Matthew 16:15-16 (NIV)