Advent 2017 Day 6

“For unto us, a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 (NRSV) The work of God through Jesus Christ was not merely for Him to come and remind us […]

Advent 2017 Day 5

“The Lord is King forever and ever…” Psalm 10:16 It is not enough to think of Jesus as King of the world by virtue of creation. It is crucial to think of Him also as the coming King of God’s People. That has two things that need to be considered: the Kingdom of Israel and […]

Advent 2017 Day 4

“Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.” Romans 13:1 (NASB) Now, let’s establish something up front: placed in context, this verse does not demand that we always obey earthly kings and governments. Whether you compare […]

Advent 2017 Day 3

“Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came among them.” Job 1:6 There are things around us that we cannot see. Some people do not accept this to be true because the idea of invisible reality is too much. Most of us […]

Sermon Recap for Dec 3 2017

Here is what you’ll find: after each sermon title, there’s an “audio” link that allows you to play or download that sermon’s audio file. Then there should be an embedded Youtube Link to the sermon. If you’d like, you can subscribe to the audio feed here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/east-end-baptist-church/id387911457?mt=2 for iTunes users. Other audio feeds go here: […]

Advent 2017 Day 2

“All things were created through Him, and apart from Him not one thing was created that has been created.” (John 1:3, HCSB) There is no shortage of people and creatures that claim to be “king of” something. The lion is “king of the jungle.” Godzilla is “king of the monsters.” There’s a Burger King, Kings […]

Advent 2017 Day 1

In preparation for Christmas, I thought I’d post some Advent devotional thoughts here. Hymn numbers are taken from the 2008 Baptist Hymnal from Lifeway. “And on His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, “KING OF KINGS, and LORD OF LORDS.” (Revelation 19:16 NASB) The beginning of Christmas is not found in […]