Sermon Series
  • 1. Be-Attitudes - Introduction

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2007
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    The start of a series on the Beatitudes, giving an overview of each. The focus is on how Jesus called us to live contrary to the destructive culture we find ourselves in. The title for the series is borrowed with thanks, but the messages are original.

    Matthew 5:1-12 - The Be-attitudes Intro. By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni. January 7th, 2007 Text 5 Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them, saying: 3 “Blessed are the poor in ...read more

  • 2. Be-Attitudes 2 - "Who's On First?"

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2007
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    Second in the series, focussing on admitting our complete need to give Jesus first place in our lives!

    Be-Attitudes #2 - “Who’s on First?” Matthew 5:3; Luke 18:9-14 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni. January 14, 2007 Introduction The comedy routine “who’s on First” is a 20th century classic. In it, Bud Abbot and Lou Costello are get into a lively discussion about the ...read more

  • 3. Be-Attitudes 3 - Facing Hardship

    Contributed on Jan 23, 2007
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    Third in the my Be-Attitudes series, taking on "Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted".

    Matthew 5:4; John 11:32-37 - Facing Hardship By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni January 21st, 2007 Text Matt 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. John 11:32 When Mary reached the place where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet and ...read more

  • 4. Be-Attitudes #4 - Meekness And Majesty

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
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    Fourth in a series, encouraging us to follow Christ’s example of majestic meekness.

    Be-Attitudes 2007 #4 – “Meekness and Majesty” Matthew 5:5; John 13:1-17 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni. January 28th, 2007 Text(s) 5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. 13 It was just before the Passover Feast. Jesus knew that the time had ...read more

  • 5. Be-Attitudes #5 - Getting Your Heart's Desire

    Contributed on Feb 6, 2007
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    Fifth in my Be-Attitudes series, focusing on our desire for righteuousness.

    The Be-Attitudes #5 - “Getting your heart’s desire” Matthew 5:6; 6:25-34 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni February 4, 2007 Text 5:6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. 6:25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry ...read more

  • 6. Be-Attitudes #6 - Mercy

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2007
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    Sixth in my Be-Attitudes series, addressing the need for Christians to show mercy.

    The Be-Attitudes #6 - “Mercy” Matthew 5:7; Luke 10:25-37 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni. February 11, 2007 Text Matt 5:7 Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Luke 10:25 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he ...read more

  • 7. Be-Attitudes #7 - Pure In Heart

    Contributed on Mar 6, 2007
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    Continuing my Be-Attitudes series, focusing on the avoidance of hypocrisy and the need to focus on Jesus as the ONLY way to God.

    The Be-Attitudes #7 – Pure in heart Matthew 5:8; John 14:1-7 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni March 4, 2007 Text 8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. 14 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. 2 In my Father’s house ...read more

  • 8. Be-Attitudes #8 - Peacemakers

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2007
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    Continuting by series on the Be-Attitudes, using Matt. 5:38-48 to explain what a peacemaker is.

    The Be-Attitudes #8 – Peacemakers Matthew 5:9; 38-48 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni March 11, 2007 Text Mt 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God. Mt 5:38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ 39 But ...read more

  • 9. Be-Attitudes #9 -Blessings Under Fire

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2007
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    Continuing my series on the Be-Attitudes, focusing on how Jesus promises to stand by us when we face hardship for being Christians. I also look at current day persecution and how we may face it if and when it comes.

    The Be-Attitudes #9 – “Blessings under fire” Matthew 5:10-12 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni March 18, 2007 Text 10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 “Blessed are you when people insult you, ...read more

  • 10. Be-Attitudes #10 - Making The Be-Attitudes Your Attitudes

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2007
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    The conclusion of my Be-Attitudes series, using the images of salt and light to encourage people to put the Be-Attitudes to practice.

    The Be-Attitudes #10 – “Making the Be-Attitudes your attitudes” Matthew 5:13-16 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni. March 25, 2007 Text 13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for ...read more