First Baptist Church of Laurel
The Holiness of God07/22/14
As the people of God we must recapture the Biblical understanding of God. God is holy, there is none like Him. He is greater than us. He is different from us. Because of all of this we are to exalt the Lord, we are to have faith in Him, and worship...
When Temptation Comes
Christian smugness had crept into the early church not long after Jesus’ resurrection. Some early believers believed themselves to be immune from temptation and safeguarded against sin. The apostle Paul wrote them, however, and warned against such...
The Kingdom of God
Jesus preached that the Kingdom of God has come. What did He mean by that? Let’s say, first of all, what it is not. It is not something we establish. It is the rule of Jesus in our hearts. It is universal in scope, open to all peoples. It is not of...
The Holy Counselor
Jesus taught that the Holy Spirit will be with us forever. Who is the Holy Spirit? He is the Holy Counselor. As the Holy Counselor He is personal –He knows us and loves us. He is also parallel to Jesus, He is Jesus’ helper and He is our helper. The...
What Is God Up To?
What is the purpose of God? What is His agenda? We see His purpose in the covenant He made with Abraham. We see His purpose in Jesus. We see His purpose in Paul. He is on mission to win the whole world to Himself. This is also every Christian’s...
Every believer is to praise God. Regardless of the circumstances in which we might find ourselves we need to praise God. We are to praise Him in worship, we are to praise Him because of His power, and we are to praise Him with instruments. Every...
Stagnant. In a rut. Locked into the same patterns. Do these short sentences describe your life? They do for many Christians. This is not what God intends for us. Instead we should be constantly seeking to “grow up” in Christ. We should grow into...
Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit
“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” Matthew 5:3-4 NIV84 This devotion was part of the annual Thanksgiving Eve Worship Service and Bread Feast Fellowship. The...
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15000 First Baptist Lane
Laurel, MD 20707