Bible Book: Isaiah

Arise, Shine, First Baptist Church

Date: November 6th, 1960  |  Scripture: Isaiah 60:1-5  |  Topics: Dedication, Offerings, Sacrifice, Stewardship

Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising. Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side. TheContinue Reading


This Is the Way Walk Ye In It

Date: February 3rd, 1963  |  Scripture: Isaiah 30:12-21  |  Topics: Faith, Guidance, Obedience

Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon: Therefore this iniquity shall be to you as a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking cometh suddenly at an instant. And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters’ vessel that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare: so that there shall not be found in the bursting of it a sherd to take fire from the hearth, or to take water withalContinue Reading


The Volunteer

Date: February 10th, 1963  |  Scripture: Isaiah 6:8  |  Topics: Blitz, Calling, Courage, Discouragement, Mission, Perseverance

Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.


The Sign of the Virgin Birth

Date: April 9th, 1963  |  Scripture: Isaiah 7:14-19  |  Topics: Incarnation, Pre-Easter, Prophecy, Virgin Birth

Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good. For before the child shall know to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land that thou abhorrest shall be forsaken of both her kings. The LORD shall bring upon thee, and upon thy people, and upon thy father’s house, days that have not come, from the day that Ephraim departContinue Reading


The Glory of the Lord

Date: November 17th, 1963  |  Scripture: Isaiah 60:1-5  |  Topics: Church, Downtown, Giving, Light, Support, Tithing

Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising. Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side. TheContinue Reading


The Child of Mary and the Son of God

Date: December 22nd, 1963  |  Scripture: Isaiah 9:6  |  Topics: Counselor, Creator, Heir, Jesus, Nativity, Prince of Peace, Son of God

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.


The Child of Mary and the Son of God

Date: December 22nd, 1963  |  Scripture: Isaiah 9:6  |  Topics: Counselor, Creator, Heir, Jesus, Nativity, Prince of Peace, Son of God

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.


To Whom God Teaches His Doctrine

Date: January 19th, 1964  |  Scripture: Isaiah 28:9-10  |  Topics: Doctrine, Scripture, Teaching, Word of God, fruit

Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:


The Martyr at the Stake

Date: May 3rd, 1964  |  Scripture: Isaiah 51:1  |  Topics: Baptism, Church, Hell, Judgment, Salvation

Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged.


The Birth of Religious Freedom

Date: May 17th, 1964  |  Scripture: Isaiah 51:1-2  |  Topics: America, Baptist, Freedom, History, John Clarke, Roger Williams, Separation of Church and State

Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged. Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.