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Sermons from First Baptist Church of St. Charles
First Baptist Church of St. Charles
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Total Sermons: 37
Total Amens: 674
This past week, did your walk reflect your Christian heart? Did you show humility, gentleness, patience and, most of all, love? Or did your walk reflect the opposite, or as we say, the things of the world? In other words: Did you walk with Christ, so on the day we gather for worship you are able to celebrate our Lord with fellow believers in unity. If the Church shows oneness, the world will see that God send His Son to die for our sins. A church in disunity will turn people away from God.
Does your life reflect the Shephard’s call? Since the day you were saved, does your life and do your actions show that you submitted your life to Christ's will? Take heed to Revelation 3:16. Will you be "spit out of the Lord's mouth?" Or will you hear "you good and faithful servant?" We always have to be ready to hear from the Lord. To be rebuked so we remain zealous for His cause.
The altar represents the cross of Jesus Christ. The altar was used, in the Old Testament, to offer sacrifices for the forgiveness of sin. The cross of Christ is where the ultimate sacrifice was executed. The altar can be anywhere, as God is omnipresent. Have you gone to the altar and confessed your sins? Have you sacrificed your life at the altar and picked up your cross, following Jesus Christ?
Do you stay strong in your faith? This was the apostles’ plea to the saints over and over again. They warned about the "latter days", where it will be much worse. So we, the church today, should not be surprised as the apostasy is coming to our front door. We are to avoid such people. Not in our hearts and not in in our congregation. We are to walk in His truth at all times. We are to keep ourselves in the love of God.