• Jon Daniels

    Contributing sermons since May 18, 2004
Jon's church

First Baptist Church, Flora MS
Flora, Mississippi 39071

About Jon
  • Education: I have a Bachelor of Science from Mississippi College, a Master of Divinity from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
  • Experience: I served in Student Ministry for 17 years - 1982-1999. Pastor of Monticello Baptist Church, Monticello, MS - 1999-2007 Senior Pastor, Country Woods Baptist Church, Byram, MS - 2008 to 2020 Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Flora, MS - March 1, 2020 to present
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I hope that you are encouraged personally in your walk with Christ, and helped professionally in your ministry. It’s all about Him!
  • One of my favorite illustrations: Old Faithful illustration by Philip Yancey - Sitting in restaurant close to Old Faithful geyser. Clock on wall showed time remaining before geyser erupted. When clock got to one minute, all the tourists ran to window to see this great display of nature. Yancy glanced back to see busboys and waiters refilling water glasses and removing dirty dishes. Some were not doing anything. All while this great thing was happening just outside. We are too familiar with God, no longer in awe of who He
  • Family: Married and have 3 kids, 6 grandkids, & 2 dogs
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They think they are great. My mom is a serious student of the Word & an awesome Bible teacher.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She is extremely supportive and very constructive in her advice.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: "Smile, Jon! The Gospel is GOOD news!" - given to me by my preaching prof in seminary, Dr. Don Wilton.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges The Red Sea Rules by Robert J. Morgan The Butterfly Effect by Andy Andrews Holiness by Henry Blackaby You'll Get Through This by Max Lucado
  • Hobbies: Playing piano, running, hunting, spending time with family, volunteer firefighter
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Love God with everything you have! It’s all about Him and nothing about us!
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: From the pulpit, I called a older lady named Fay, "Fay Dunaway."
  • What I want on my tombstone: GRACE!
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  • Are You Zealous?

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2021

    Based on Titus 2:14 - Sermon helps listeners to consider things for which Christ-follower should be zealous.

    “ARE YOU ZEALOUS?” Titus 2:14 FBCF – 1/24/21 Jon Daniels INTRO – Bottom Line Personal magazine each month. Short articles on a variety of subjects. For instance, this month had articles on investments, changing your mental attitude, how to care for your elderly pets, &, of course, the dangers more

  • Are You Waiting Expectantly?

    Contributed on Jan 18, 2021

    Based on Titus 2:13 - This sermon encourages the listener to consider the excitement & anticipation of the Rapture of the Church.

    “ARE YOU WAITING EXPECTANTLY?” Titus 2:13 FBCF – 1/17/21 Jon Daniels INTRO – I love books. Probably have too many of them, but I keep buying them anyway. Anybody else got that same kind of problem? Just bought set of books. Series called The Things Our Fathers Saw. Firsthand accounts of more

  • Are You Living Right?

    Contributed on Jan 11, 2021

    Based on Titus 2:12 - Sermon challenges the hearers to consider the critical importance of staying in the Word of God &, by His grace, living a life that honors Him.

    “ARE YOU LIVING RIGHT?” Titus 2:12 FBCF – 1/10/21 Jon Daniels INTRO – “Time for a Checkup” series – 5 basic questions about our spiritual lives this month. Last week: “Are You Saved?” Today: “Are You Living Right?” Maps – Used to use them to chart the course of a trip that we were going on. Buy more

  • Are You Saved?

    Contributed on Jan 4, 2021

    Based on Titus 2:11 - This sermon helps the hearers to understand what it means the be saved & search their own hearts to answer the question, "Are you saved?"

    “ARE YOU SAVED?” Titus 2:11 FBCF – 1/3/21 Jon Daniels INTRO – New Year – new resolutions – new commitments – new challenges – new opportunities. - Steve Lawson: “A life of resolve comes with a price tag. You will be tested by the lure of the world. But you must turn a deaf ear to the crowd more

  • What The Shepherds Said

    Contributed on Dec 27, 2020

    Sermon based on Luke 2:15-20 - Encourages the hearer to consider the example of the shepherds in their reaction & response to what the angel said to them regarding the coming of Christ into the world.

    “WHAT THE SHEPHERDS SAID” Luke 2:15-20 FBCF – 12/27/20 Jon Daniels INTRO – At some point in the last few days, you’ve probably said or heard these words: “This one is for you.” You said those words as you gave a gift to someone. Or someone said that to you as you received a Christmas gift from more

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