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  • Dave Mcfadden

    Contributing sermons since Oct 20, 2004
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First Baptist Church
Portales, New Mexico 88130
(505) 356-6761

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  • "We Ain't Dead Yet!"

    Contributed on Sep 21, 2018
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    We are called to serve God's purpose in our generation until our dying breath.

    We’ve been looking to Paul’s summary of the life of King David to learn principles that should guide us in the decisions we make in our life as individuals and as a congregation. We’ve said that we need to live our life serving God’s purpose of seeing His will be done on earth as it is done in ...read more

  • "Serving Our Generation”

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2018
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    Every believer has an obligation to pass along the faith to the next generation.

    Last time, we thought about serving God’s purpose. Today, let’s think about serving our generation. The Bible has a lot to say about one generation investing in the next. “One generation will declare your works to the next and will proclaim your mighty acts.” - Psalm 145:4 (CSB) “Let this be ...read more

  • "Serving God’s Purpose” - Acts 13:36a

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2018
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    If we are going to live our lives well, we need to serve God's purpose.

    Today, we’re looking at the life of David, as summarized by Paul (READ TEXT). There are three life principles mentioned here, that we would do well to apply to our lives and the life of our church family. Principles that should impact our decisions in life as individuals and as a family of ...read more

  • "Two Invitations"

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2018
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    In Proverbs 9, we read of the invitations extended by wisdom and folly.

    In concluding Proverbs, I want us to consider the theme of this book, which is the difference between wisdom and folly. In this chapter, we read of the invitation given by each and the result that follows when one accepts either of these invitations. (READ TEXT) We read about two houses, located ...read more

  • "Wisdom Regarding Parenting"

    Contributed on Aug 13, 2018
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    What does Proverbs have to say about parenting?

    During a visit to the mental institution, a visitor asked the Director what the criterion was which defined whether or not a patient should be institutionalized. “Well,” said the Director, “we fill up a bathtub, then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup and a bucket to the patient and ask him or her to ...read more

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  • A Young Lady Once Went To Will Rogers For ...

    Contributed on Oct 14, 2008
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    A young lady once went to Will Rogers for counseling and said, “Mr. Rogers, what can I do about pride? Every time I look in the mirror, I think I’m beautiful.” Will ...read more

  • A Fellow Once Made The Remark That If He Were ...

    Contributed on Oct 14, 2008
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    A fellow once made the remark that if he were God, he could certainly do things much better than God seemed to. For example, he said, if I were God I would not have caused the fruit of such a tremendous tree as the oak to be an acorn. Such a mighty tree needs to bear a much larger fruit, like a ...read more

  • Satan's Best Strategy

    Contributed on Oct 14, 2008
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    Satan's Best Strategy Satan called in some of his lieutenants to help him develop a strategy for keeping God’s people living in defeat. One strategy after another was suggested. To keep God’s people living in defeat, it was decided that they could try to keep them from prayer, the Bible, and ...read more

  • I Took A Piece Of Modeling ...

    Contributed on Jun 16, 2008
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    I took a piece of modeling clay; And idly molded it one day; And as my fingers pressed it still, It moved and yielded to my will. I came again when days were past; The piece of clay was hard at last. The shape I gave it still it bore; And I could change it nevermore. I took apiece of living ...read more

  • We Read In The Papers, We Hear On The ...

    Contributed on Jun 16, 2008
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    We read in the papers, we hear on the air, Of killing and stealing, and crime everywhere. We sigh, and we say, as we notice the trend, "This young generation! Where will it all end?" But can we be sure that it’s their fault alone? That maybe most of it isn’t really our own ? Too much money to ...read more