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Epiphany

A Face LIke the Sun

A sermon by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ar. March 2, 2014 Transfiguration Sunday Matthew 17:1-9 How good are you at keeping secrets? When someone whispers in your ear, does the message find its way out of your mouth? When was the last time someone said to you, “Now don’t tell […] Read More

A sermon by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va.  January 5, 2014 The Epiphany of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the […] Read More

Christians across the world celebrate Epiphany today. This day, also known as “Three Kings’ Day,” is a time to remember and celebrate the coming of the Magi to see and pay homage to the Christ Child. We are familiar with the traditional images of the Magi, seen in nativities and Christmas productions, but what do […] Read More

They’ve been called kings, wise men, astrologers, sorcerers and magicians, but we ought to call them what they are: magi. I know that doesn’t tell us anything about them, but that’s the point. We know what all those other descriptions imply, so we think we understand, at least a little, who these men were. When […] Read More

A sermon delivered by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va., on  February 3, 2013. The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany Luke 4:21-30 He began by saying to them, “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.”  All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his lips. […] Read More

Peace Child

A sermon delivered by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va., on January 20, 2013. Isaiah 62:1-5 When I immigrated to the United States, one of the first things I had to consider was what name I wanted other people to call me.  In China and Hong Kong, as in America, parents pay a […] Read More

A sermon delivered by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va., on January 6, 2013. The Epiphany of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12 The only two Gospels that tell the story of Christmas are Matthew and Luke, and they tell it in different ways.  Luke tells us about the night Jesus was born, when Mary […] Read More

Star Watch

A sermon delivered by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo., on January 6, 2013. Matthew 2:1-12 The Epiphany of Our Lord Jeremiah 31:7-14; Psalm 147:12-20; John 1:(1-9) 10-18       This news report just in from Jerusalem:  Three Middle Eastern men have been detained after they attempted to cross Israel’s eastern border. It is […] Read More

Hearing God

A sermon delivered by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, Nc., on January 15, 2012. 1 Samuel 3:1-20 Many years ago when our church was looking for a staff member, we conducted an interview with a candidate highly respected in his field who had served a long tenure in a large, prominent Baptist Church.  […] Read More

Called to Gift

A sermon delivered by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City Mo., on January 1, 2012. Matthew 2:1-12 Today is New Year’s Day, an old year has been ushered out and a new one was welcomed in with parties, socializing, champagne, a rendering of Auld Lang Syne and the traditional New Year’s Eve kiss. […] Read More