Category Archives: Early Church History

Today’s Sermon: The Truth Is In The Trinity

We need to be very careful of the ministers and ministries we follow.  Not everything that proclaims Jesus Christ is Christian. THE TRUTH IS IN THE TRINITY Luke 3:21, 22 From the time of the apostles to the foundation of … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Antioch Still Matters

ANTIOCH STILL MATTERS Acts 11:25-26 & 13:1-3 Two thousand years ago, there was a city and a region in eastern modern-day Syria called Antioch. The city, which no longer exist, was on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and the … Continue reading

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Homecoming Sunday Sermon: A Father To Come Home To

But when he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him. Luke 15:20 In a distant country, the prodigal son has fallen to feeding the … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Humility to be Carried

  Humility to be Carried Matthew 18:1-5 One of the most interesting things about early Christian history is that you learn the names of people in the New Testament that the writers don’t give. In this story of Jesus explaining … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: The Purpose of Pentecost

And they were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.  And there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under heaven. Acts 2:4, 5 The Holy … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Correcting a Cain Condition

Today is the celebration of my 16th anniversary as pastor of Trinity Baptist Church.  This afternoon, we will be blessed to worship with our guest preacher, Rev. Calvin Rideau, and the Emmanuel Baptist Church of Saluda, Virginia.  I thank God … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Our Prodigal Problem

‘Father, give to me the portion of goods that falls to me’ Luke 15:12   Our Prodigal Problem Luke 15:11-13 As we prepare to observe Holy Week, I bring us to this familiar story of the Prodigal Son. We all … Continue reading

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