Sermon Series
  • 1. How Not To Pray

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2020

    Jesus brilliantly answers their request with a prayer that helps them, and us, have a roadmap to navigate the wonders of prayer.

    How Not to Pray Matthew 6:5-8 Chenoa Baptist Church Pastor Jefferson Williams 01-27-19 Our Father Many years ago, I attended a Baccalaureate service at a church in Pontiac. At one point in the service, the pastor asked us to say “The Lord’s Prayer.” I had been studying this prayer in my more

  • 2. Our Father

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2020

    For 2,000 years, churches all over the world, in a multitude of languages, have prayed these words.

    “Our Father” Matthew 6:9b Pastor Jefferson Williams Chenoa Baptist Church 2-03-19 Let us pray I meet Dolly for the first time a few weeks ago. For those of you who don’t know her, you are missing out on a treat. She taught the sign language for “I love you” and told me that even though she more

  • 3. Hallowed Be Thy Name

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2020

    We are begin prayer with three vertical and radically God-centered petitions that God’s name be hallowed, that His Kingdom would come and will be done on earth as it already is done in heaven.

    Hallowed be Thy Name Matthew 6:10 Pastor Jefferson Williams First Baptist Church Chenoa 2-17-19 Mavine Several years ago, Maxine and celebrated our twentieth wedding anniversary with a dinner cruise on lake Michigan. It was a beautiful night with wonderful dinner, a jazz quartet, and dancing, more

  • 4. Kingdom Come

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2020

    But it also means taking seriously the call to be living billboards for the glory of God in our lives.

    Your Kingdom Come Matthew 6:10 First Baptist Chenoa Pastor Jefferson M. Williams 2-23-19 Prince Mongo As Americans, because of our history, we don’t have must trust in kings or queens. In the Revolutionary period, we threw off the shackles of the Sovereign of England and forged our own destiny – more

  • 5. Your Will Be Done

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2020

    This morning, we have arrived at the very center of the Sermon on the Mount and the very center of the section known as the Lord’s Prayer – “Your Will be Done on Earth as it is in Heaven.”

    Your Will Be Done Matthew 6:10b Pastor Jefferson M. Williams FBC Chenoa 3-10-19 How do you know? In early August of 1992, I was in love with a little redheaded girl. That much I knew. But I wanted to know more. I drove three hours back into the mountains of North Carolina to meet with two very more

  • 6. Daily Bread

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2020

    All over the world, humans eat bread. In nearly every culture on earth, bread is a basic part of life. This morning, we have come to the part of the Lord’s Prayer that focuses on bread.

    Daily Bread Matthew 6:11 Pastor Jefferson Williams First Baptist Church of Chenoa 3-17-19 Roti In America, we like bread. We use it in sandwiches and dinner rolls. We flock to Panera Bread Company and gobble up breadsticks at Pizza Ranch. And there is nothing as wonderful as the smell of more

  • 7. Forgiven People Forgive People

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2020
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    This morning, we come to the fifth petition – forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. This is the only petition with a human response and the only one that Jesus actually elaborates on. The first part of this verse is incredible news. The second part is terrifying.

    Forgiven People Forgive People Matthew 6:12 Pastor Jefferson M. Williams First Baptist Church of Chenoa 3-24-19 Drama: Hey, I’m praying here! Review Each week, I’ve been reviewing all that we have studied in these last few weeks. This morning, I’m going to just encourage you to go to Chenoa more

  • 8. Victory

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2020

    Is being tempted a sin? Why is temptation so powerful? What’s the root cause of temptation? What are some practical ways of avoiding temptation? Can we actually have “victory” over temptation in this life?

    Victory! Matthew 6:13 First Baptist Chenoa Pastor Jefferson M. Williams 3-31-19 Marshmallow Test Video This morning, we come to the end of our series on what we call The Lord’s Prayer. Like the disciples, we have sensed our need to grow in the area of prayer and intimacy with the Father. more

  • 9. More Than Just An Amen

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2020

    Jesus and his disciples very well knew these words well and it would have been fitting to end such an incredible prayer with words of worship.

    More than Just an Amen! Matthew 6:13b Chenoa Baptist Church Pastor Jefferson M. Williams 04-07-19 Stand Up If you have ever attended Handel’s Messiah, you know what happens when the Hallelujah Chorus begins. As one, the audience rises to their feet. Legend has it that a king was so moved by more