• Jim Drake

    Contributing sermons since Jan 5, 2007
Jim's church

Parkview Baptist Church
Bluefield, Virginia 24605

About Jim
  • Education: BS - Liberty University; MAR - Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Experience: More every day!
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Alistair Begg’s four volume Pastor’s Study CD series has positively impacted my preaching more than any other.
  • Family: Married with three adult children and one grandson.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: "A patriarch may do with propriety what a young man must scrupulously avoid." --Charles Haddon Spurgeon
  • Books that have had an impact: Anything by Francis Schaeffer; D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount; Stephen F. Olford, Anointed Expository Preaching; John MacArthur, Ashamed of the Gospel; and of course Spurgeon’s Lectures to My Students
  • Hobbies: Who has time for hobbies? Preaching, study, hospital visits, sheep herding, and discipleship (not necessarily in that order)
  • What I want on my tombstone: RAPTURED--Tombstone not needed
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  • In That Day

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2017

    Implications of the Millennial Kingdom and the New Jerusalem.

    Back at the first of the year, we started our journey through the book of Joel. Week after week since then, we’ve talked about the nearness of the Day of the Lord. We’ve seen that the Day of the Lord will be a time when the cup of God’s wrath is finally filled. His patience and more

  • The Valley Of Decision

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2017
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    For anyone wondering what a great end-times battle has to do with your life, here are some implications.

    If you’ve been with us throughout our study in the book of Joel, you’ll remember the main theme of the book is the great and terrible day of the Lord. The great and terrible day of the Lord is the time that immediately leads up to the second coming of Jesus. It’s a time that more

  • Poured Out

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2017

    The "already/not yet" nature of the gift of the Holy Spirit.

    Who’s ready for some pop culture trivia this morning? In the 18-49 age group, what has been the highest rated TV series for the past two seasons? The Walking Dead. In case you’re not familiar with it, The Walking Dead is about some people trying to survive a zombie apocalypse. Who knows more

  • Fear Not

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2017

    When you're in the middle of the devastation of a broken and sin-cursed world, don't be afraid.

    - Alright—serious question…. Who in here is a morning person? o Who is definitely NOT a morning person? - One of the things I’ve learned over the years is that morning people like me can be really annoying to non-morning people. o I think I first learned that lesson when I more

  • Solemn Assembly

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2017

    What is a Solemn Assembly and why is it necessary.

    Do you ever come home from church and think, “I think I understood the message this morning—but what am I supposed to do with it?” Well, if that’s ever happened to you before, it’s not going to happen to you today. This morning, each of us is going to leave here more

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