Sermon Series: Sermons on Truett (early svc)

Baptists and The American Constitution

Date: July 5th, 1964  |  Scripture: Isaiah 51:1-2  |  Topics: American History, Baptist, Constitution, Religious Freedom, Truett

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.

Dr. Truett and God’s Call to America

Date: July 4th, 1965  |  Scripture: Deuteronomy 31:12  |  Topics: America, City Church, FBC-Dallas, Truett, World

Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:

Dr. Truett and the First Baptist Church

Date: July 3rd, 1966  |  Scripture: Acts 9:31  |  Topics: Church, Ministry, Opposition, Stewardship, facilities

Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.

Dr. Truett and Christian Education

Date: July 2nd, 1967  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:12-13  |  Topics: Baptist, Children, Education, Preachers, School, Seminary, Students, Teenagers, Truett, Undershepherd, Youth

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

Dr. Truett and Baylor University

Date: July 7th, 1968  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:12-16  |  Topics: B. H. Carroll, FBC-Dallas, Truett

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery. Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all. Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for inContinue Reading

J. B. Cranfill: the Men Around Dr. Truett

Date: July 13th, 1969  |  Scripture: Hebrews 11:4  |  Topics: Dr. Truett, FBC-Dallas, Truett

By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.

Dr. Truett and World Missions

Date: July 5th, 1970  |  Scripture: Acts 14:24-27  |  Topics: Missions, Outreach, Testimony, Truett, alcohol

And after they had passed throughout Pisidia, they came to Pamphylia. And when they had preached the word in Perga, they went down into Attalia: And thence sailed to Antioch, from whence they had been recommended to the grace of God for the work which they fulfilled. And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.

Dr. Truett and the State

Date: July 2nd, 1972  |  Scripture: Romans 13:1-7  |  Topics: Authority, City Church, Democracy, Freedom, Government

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which isContinue Reading

The Shepherd Heart

Date: July 7th, 1974  |  Scripture: Acts 20:28  |  Topics: Baptist, Baylor, Church, Feed, Pain, Pastors, Preaching, Shepherd, Texas, Truett

Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

Dr. Truett and American Freedom

Date: July 3rd, 1977  |  Scripture: Matthew 22:15-22  |  Topics: America, Dr. Cranfill, FBC-Dallas, Freedom, History, Truett

Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk. And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men. Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Caesar, or not? But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the tribute money. AContinue Reading