Sermon Topic: Dedication

A Living Sacrifice

Date: January 9th, 1955  |  Scripture: Romans 12:1-2  |  Topics: Dedication, Discipleship, Sacrifice, Service

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

The Dedicated Life

Date: March 16th, 1958  |  Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24  |  Topics: Conviction, Dedication, Life, Sacrifice, Separation, Transformation

And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.

Our Best for God

Date: November 6th, 1960  |  Scripture: Leviticus 22:17-25  |  Topics: Dedication, Offerings, Sacrifice, Stewardship

And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons, and unto all the children of Israel, and say unto them, Whatsoever he be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers in Israel, that will offer his oblation for all his vows, and for all his freewill offerings, which they will offer unto the LORD for a burnt offering; Ye shall offer at your own will a male without blemish, of the beeves, of the sheep, or of the goats. But whatsoever hath a blemish, that shall ye not offer:Continue Reading

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

The Feast of Lights

Date: December 13th, 1964  |  Scripture: John 10:22-23  |  Topics: Dedication, Jews, Maccabees, Temple

And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter. And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon’s porch.

The Feast of Lights

Date: December 13th, 1964  |  Scripture: John 10:22  |  Topics: Dedication, Jews, Maccabees, Temple

And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter.

The Great Condition

Date: July 18th, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 7:7-11  |  Topics: Dedication, Knocking, Petition, Prayer, Seek

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent? If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

The Strait Way

Date: July 25th, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 7:13-20  |  Topics: Dedication, Judgment, Narrow Way, Striving

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but aContinue Reading

The Desperately Determined

Date: November 21st, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 11:12  |  Topics: Dedication, Determination, Devotion, Kingdom, Martyrdom, Violence, Zealous

And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.

The Burning Heart

Date: March 20th, 1966  |  Scripture: Acts 9:20-21  |  Topics: Commitment, Dedication, Evangelism, Prayer

And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God. But all that heard him were amazed, and said; Is not this he that destroyed them which called on this name in Jerusalem, and came hither for that intent, that he might bring them bound unto the chief priests?