Sermon Topic: Church

The Shepherd Heart

Date: February 10th, 1974  |  Scripture: 1 Peter 5:1-4  |  Topics: Church, Church Government, Crown, Evangelism, Lay People, Pastors, Reward, Shepherd, overseer

The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; Neither as being lords over God’s heritage, but being ensamples to the flock. And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.


The Destiny of the Three Great Divisions of Humanity

Date: March 12th, 1974  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:32  |  Topics: Church, Church Age, Destiny, Israel, Jews, Marriage Supper

Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God:


The Pastor and His People

Date: March 15th, 1974  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 1  |  Topics: Church, Fellowship, Pastors, Preaching

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope; Unto Timothy, my own son in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord. As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine, Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do. NowContinue Reading


Questions for the Pastor, Part 2 of 2

Date: March 16th, 1974  |  Scripture: Acts 2  |  Topics: Administration, Church, Church Programs, Experience, Pastors, Staff

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every natioContinue Reading


Questions for the Pastor, Part 1 of 2

Date: March 16th, 1974  |  Scripture: Acts 2  |  Topics: Church, Deacon, Fellowship, Government, Marriage, Staff

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every natioContinue Reading


What We Believe: The Church

Date: April 3rd, 1974  |  Scripture: Matthew 16:13-18  |  Topics: Assembly, Church, Fellowship

When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am? And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, butContinue Reading


The Ordinances of the Church

Date: April 10th, 1974  |  Scripture: Matthew 3:5-16  |  Topics: Church, Ordinances, Religion

Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan, And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance: And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise upContinue Reading


The King and The Kingdom

Date: May 1st, 1974  |  Scripture: 2 Samuel 7:12-16  |  Topics: Church, Eternity, King, Kingdom, Millennial Kingdom

And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever. I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men: But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whomContinue 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.


The Shepherd Heart (30th anniversary of the death of Dr. Truett)

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.