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Speak to My Heart, Lord Jesus

I love James admonition to “Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you” (James 4:7). I love that it is such a strong exhortation. You might ask, “What do I need to do to be closer to God?” James’ answer is to follow the Old Testament idea of “Seeking God with all […]

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Defeating Temptation

James wrote to the church of the Lord Jesus Christ about practical issues. He wrote about trials, relationships, the tongue, and about temptation. James wanted believers not to be deceived, but to understand temptation in order that they could overcome the various temptations they faced (James 1:13-16). What can we do to overcome temptation? First, […]

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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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[Ask, Seek, Knock] “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. — Matthew 7:7-8 (NIV)