Sermon Topic: John The Baptist

Disciples of John the Baptist

Date: January 24th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 19:1-7  |  Topics: Baptism, Ephesus, Holy Spirit, John The Baptist, Regeneration

And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the upper coasts came to Ephesus: and finding certain disciples, He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost. And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John’s baptism. Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that theyContinue Reading

The Spirit and the Power of Elijah

Date: December 3rd, 1961  |  Scripture: 2 Kings 3:11  |  Topics: Elijah, Jesus, John The Baptist, Transfiguration

But Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of the LORD, that we may enquire of the LORD by him? And one of the king of Israel’s servants answered and said, Here is Elisha the son of Shaphat, which poured water on the hands of Elijah.

The Word Made Flesh

Date: February 2nd, 1964  |  Scripture: John 1:18  |  Topics: Incarnation, John, John The Baptist, Word of God

No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.

The Baptism In Water

Date: March 1st, 1964  |  Scripture: Matthew 3:16  |  Topics: Baptism, Immersion, John The Baptist

And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him:

Our Baptist Heritage I

Date: April 19th, 1964  |  Scripture: Isaiah 51:1-2  |  Topics: Acts, Apostles, Church History, John The Baptist, Martyrdom

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.

The Lamb of God

Date: April 19th, 1964  |  Scripture: John 1:19-34  |  Topics: Atonement, Isaiah, John The Baptist, Lamb of God, Sin

And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou? And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ. And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. Art thou that prophet? And he answered, No. Then said they unto him, Who art thou? that we may give an answer to them that sent us. What sayest thou of thyself? He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of theContinue Reading

And He Brought Him To Jesus

Date: April 26th, 1964  |  Scripture: John 1  |  Topics: Christ, Jesus, John The Baptist, Lamb of God

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe. He was not that LightContinue Reading

The One Baptism

Date: May 2nd, 1965  |  Scripture: Ephesians 4:5  |  Topics: Hope, Immersion, John The Baptist, Trinity

One Lord, one faith, one baptism,

The Finality of Christ

Date: November 14th, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 11:2-6  |  Topics: Doubt, Herod, John The Baptist, Messiah, Salome, Second Coming, Suffering Servant

Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples, And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another? Jesus answered and said unto them, Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see: The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them. And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.

Martyrdom of John the Baptist

Date: July 10th, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 14:1-12  |  Topics: Conspiracy, Herod, John The Baptist, Lust, Martyrdom, Salome

At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus, And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him. For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias’ sake, his brother Philip’s wife. For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her. And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet. But when HerodContinue Reading