Sermon Series
  • 1. We Promise

    Contributed on Jun 12, 2008
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    Short exposition of Joshua 24:14-28 about covenanting together to follow the Lord. This is the first of several sermons on the church covenant.

    Text: Joshua 24:14-28, Title: We Promise, Date/Place: NRBC, 6/15/08, PM Opening illustration: Quote from Hammet, Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches, p. 109-110, “To enter church membership is to enter into a covenant with the other members and the pastors. It is a commitment to being more

  • 2. Keep The Home Fires Burning

    Contributed on Jul 4, 2008
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    Exposition of Job 1:5 for the first part of the paragraph of the church covenant that deals with private life commitments that church members make to the church

    t: Job 1:5, Title: Keep the Home Fires Burning, Date/Place: NRBC, 7/5/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Bonnie said that in the covenant that we must accept okra from Benny B. “We also engage to maintain family and secret devotions; to religiously educate our children; to seek the salvation of our more

  • 3. Walking Worthy Of God

    Contributed on Aug 11, 2008
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    Fourth in series looking at John Brown Covenant of 1858, New River Baptist Church Covenant, brief exposition of 1 Thess 2:10-12

    Text: Eph 5:15, 1 Thess 2:1-12, Title: Walking Worthy of God, Date/Place: NRBC, 8/10/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Mark Twain expressed similar thoughts about the meaningless of life in view of man’s inevitable death. Shortly before his death, he wrote, “A myriad of men are born; they labor and more

  • 4. When The Spirit Weeps

    Contributed on Aug 19, 2008
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    Exposition of Ephesians 4:29-32 in light of the passage in the covenant that deals with gossip, feuding, and grudges

    Text: Eph 4:29-32, Title: When the Spirit Weeps, Date/Place: NRBC, 8/17/08, PM A. Opening illustration: The fine line between keeping Mackenzie from being a little mama and being a tattletale B. Background to passage: We now continue in the covenant series with tonight’s message related to a more

  • 5. Baptist Biggies (Aka Sex, Drugs, & Rock N Roll)

    Contributed on Aug 21, 2008
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    This is number six in a series of sermons on the John Brown Church Covenant of 1858 which with some variation is the covenant that our church uses. this message deals with alcohol, drugs, and sexual immorality.

    Text: 1 Peter 4:2-3, Title: Baptist Biggies, Date/Place: NRBC, 8/24/08, PM A. Opening illustration: AKA Drugs, Sex, and Rock and Roll, Tell about the perception of Baptist in some areas like Standish, B. Background to passage: Tonight we will continue in our walk through the NRBC Covenant. The more

  • 6. So That They May Know

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2008
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    No. 7 in a series of 8 messages on the church covenant dealing with our care for one another

    Text: 1 John 3:11-18, Title: So That They May Know, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/7/08, PM A. Opening illustration: read first half of letter on p. 90 MacArthur Comm Acts 1-12 B. Background to passage: John is writing to a church involved in a split with its roots in theology. He wrote the book to salvage more

  • 7. If You Must Go...

    Contributed on Sep 25, 2008

    Dealing with the final paragraph of the 1858 John Brown Church Covenant about moving your membership if you must leave the church

    Text: Romans 16:3-4, Title: If You Must Go…, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/21/08, PM A. Opening illustration: For every person raised without religion who adopts a church, three persons forsake the churches for no institutional affiliation, quote from pastor, “it’s not the members who leave and go join more