Sermons by Pastor Sam Hinkson

Sermons by Pastor Sam Hinkson

A THREE-FOLD REDEEMER

A THREE-FOLD REDEEMERRuth 4Ruth: The Romance of Redemption – Part 4 of 4 A TALE OF THREE REDEEMERS: #1 BOAZ – REDEEMED FROM Alienation Ephesians 2.12 “… you were without Christ, excluded from the citizenship of Israel, and foreigners to the covenants of promise, without hope and without God in the world.” (csb)   v. 10 “… Ruth the Moabitess … my wife, to perpetuate the deceased man’s name … so that his name will not disappear among his relatives …” (csb) Ephesians 2.13 “But now in Christ Jesus you who…

RUTH & BOAZ “DTR”: DEFINE THE REDEMPTION

RUTH & BOAZ “DTR”: DEFINE THE REDEMPTIONRuth 3Ruth: The Romance of Redemption – Part 3 of 4 v. 20 “The man is a close relative of ours, one of our redeemers.” (esv) IS THIS A GOOD PLAN? Description DOESN’T MEAN Prescription v. 4 “… lie down, and he will tell you what to do.” (esv)  v. 14 “… [she] got up before anyone could be recognized; and he said, ‘Don’t let it be known that a woman came to the threshing floor.’” (niv) Psalm 103.10 “He has not dealt with us as our…

THE RIGHT MAN MAKES A DIFFERENCE

THE RIGHT MAN MAKES A DIFFERENCERuth 2Ruth: The Romance of Redemption – Part 2 of 4 Romans 6.13 “… offer yourselves to God … and offer the parts of your body to him as instruments of righteousness.”(niv)                      THE GOD OF THE ORDINARY LOVES TO WORK THROUGH … WOMEN Working Hopefully v. 2 “Let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone in whose eyes I find favor.” (niv) Psalm 90.17 “Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work…

AN EXCEPTIONAL GOD IN ORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES

AN EXCEPTIONAL GOD IN ORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCESRuth 1Ruth: The Romance of Redemption – Part 1 of 4 Judges 21.25 “In those days … Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.” (esv) GOD’S SOVEREIGNTY OVER THE ORDINARY HELPS US TO …                                [vv. 2-5 & 19-21]   PROCESS HIS Dark Providences v. 21 “I went away full, and the LORD has brought me back empty.” (esv) v. 19 “… the whole town was excited about their arrival and the local women exclaimed, ‘Can this be Naomi?’” (csb) v. 20 “… call me Mara,…

MOTHERHOOD … WITH A TWIST

MOTHERHOOD … WITH A TWISTMother’s Day 20241 Kings 17 3 PERSPECTIVES FOR MOTHERS: LESSONS IN THE IMPORTANCE OF … #1 ISRAEL – Treasuring God’s Word v. 1 “… there will be neither dew nor rain in the next few years except at my word.” (niv)  Amos 8.11 “‘Behold, the days are coming,’ declares the Lord GOD, ‘when I will send a famine on the land—not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD.’” (esv) 2…

THE POWER OF JESUS

THE POWER OF JESUSColossians 1.15-20What Is NEXT For First Baptist? – Part 4 of 4 v. 15 “He is the image of the invisible God …” (esv)          v. 19 “… in Him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell …” (esv)         THE POWER OF JESUS IS DISPLAYED BY THE FACT THAT … THERE IS NOTHING TOO Awesome For Him To Create v. 15 “… firstborn of all creation.” (esv)   v. 16 x 2 “… all things were created …” (esv) v. 17 “… before all things … all things hold together …” (esv) v. 18 “… in everything … preeminent.” (esv) v. 19 “… all the fullness…

THE PROMISED LAND PATTERN

THE PROMISED LAND PATTERNExodus 34, Judges 2 & Joshua 4What Is NEXT For First Baptist? – Part 3 of 4 THE PROMISED LAND PATTERN IS A CALL TO … REALIZE THE Culture Is Not Nourishing OUR FAITH              [Exodus 34.11-16] Deuteronomy 9.1 “Hear, O Israel: you are to cross over the Jordan today, to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than you …” (esv)  v. 16 “… and you take of their daughters for your sons, and their daughters whore after their gods and make your sons whore after…

THE BATTLE BETWEEN GLORY AND UNBELIEF

THE BATTLE BETWEEN GLORY AND UNBELIEFJohn 12.37-43What Is NEXT For First Baptist? – Part 2 of 4 v. 37 “Though he had done so many signs before them, they still did not believe in him …” (esv)     WE KNOW THAT PERVASIVE UNBELIEF …           NEVER SUPPLANTS God’s Sovereignty         v. 38 “This was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet … ‘Lord, who has believed our message? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?’” (csb)  ALWAYS MAKES True Belief Costly                                …

FROM BROCHURE TO BLUEPRINT

FROM BROCHURE TO BLUEPRINTRevelation 7.9-17 & Matthew 28.19-20What Is NEXT For First Baptist? – Part 1 of 4  Jude 1.3 “… contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.” (esv)        2 Cor. 4.4 “… the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ …” (esv) 1 Timothy 6.12 “Fight the good fight of the faith.” (esv)   Luke 14.31 “… what king, going to war against another king,…

BECAUSE JESUS IS ALIVE

BECAUSE JESUS IS ALIVE1 Corinthians 15.14-22Resurrection Sunday — 2024 v. 17 “… if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless …” (nas) Romans 10.9 “… if you … believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” (esv) BECAUSE JESUS LIVES, WE KNOW THAT …   OUR Message IS Life-Giving        vv. 14–15 “… our preaching is in vain and … We are even found to be misrepresenting God …” (esv) v. 20 “But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead…

THE DEPTHS THAT ELEVATE OUR THOUGHTS

THE DEPTHS THAT ELEVATE OUR THOUGHTSRomans 11.33-36Romans: Faithful To Save – Part 10 of 10 Romans 1.17 “The righteous shall live by faith.” (esv)                   Romans 5.8 “… God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” (esv) Romans 6.23 “… the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (esv) Romans 8.28 “… we know that for those who love God all things work together for good …” (esv)…

THE LORD OF HISTORY

THE LORD OF HISTORYRomans 11.25-32Romans: Faithful To Save – Part 9 of 10 v. 25a “Lest you be wise in your own sight …” (esv) v. 25a “… so that you will not be conceited …” (csb)         v. 18a “… do not boast that you are better than those …” (csb) v. 20b “… do not become proud …” (esv) GOD’S SAVING PLAN IS SEEN IN …          A FUTURE WHERE ISRAEL EMBRACES Jesus’ Divinity              v. 25 “… a partial hardening has come upon Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in.” (esv) Revelation…