People of the Book: We Will Be Secured

November 18, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
The darkness of “sinner” has been dispelled by the declaration “saved!” In this lesson, we see what the Bible says about your status as eternally “secured” People of the Book!

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People of the Book: We Are Saved

November 11, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
Following last weeks lesson on humanity as sinful image bearers of God, we now look at what our church believes the Bible describes our identity as saved by God’s grace by exploring regeneration, justification, sanctification, and glorification.

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People of the Book: We are Sinners

November 4, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
We will now turn our attention to what the Bible says about humanity and how that is reflected in the Baptist Faith and Message. We begin with a sobering look at our identity as created in the image of God, and yet we “inherit a nature and an environment inclined toward sin.” (BF&M)

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People of the Book: Our Attitude Toward Scripture

October 28, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
After studying the Author, authority, purpose, and content of Scripture, we now turn our attention to answering the question, how must we treat God’s word? What does Scripture say about our proper response and attitude toward Scripture?

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People of the Book: The Intent and Content of Scripture

October 14, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
In this next installment of the study “People of the Book: What Southern Baptists Believe and Do” we look at what God’s word, the Bible, says about it’s own purpose and subject. Why did God give us His word written in men’s words and what is the substance of that Scripture?

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People of the Book: Scripture’s Source and Sufficiency

October 7, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
In this lesson from our study of the Baptist Faith and Message, we turn our attention to what we as Southern Baptists believe about God’s Word. Who wrote Scripture? Is Scripture trustworthy? Belief in God cannot be separated from belief in His Word.

People of the Book: God the Spirit

September 30, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
In our 4th lesson from People of the Book, we examined the article of the Baptist Faith and Message 2000 which lays out the basic beliefs of Southern Baptists concerning the Holy Spirit as the Person of the Trinity who brings us through rebirth, resides in us, and empowers us for service.

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People of the Book: God the Son

September 23, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
As People of the Book, we believe that the Bible clearly, emphatically, and repeatedly teaches that Jesus of Nazareth is God; God the Son. Watch this video of the 3rd lesson from our study, “People of the Book,” to learn about His person, work, and relevance.

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People of the Book: Faith in God the Father

September 16, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
Watch the second lesson in our study of People of the Book: What Southern Baptists Believe and Do, as we take a deep dive into the first Person of the Trinity, God the Father. In what way is God fatherly? To whom is He a Father? What does it mean to call Him “Father?” These are just some of the questions we tackle in this lesson.

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People of the Book – Faith in God

September 2, 2020 – Rev. Bill Klear
What do we, as Southern Baptists, believe? We begin to answer this question this evening with a lesson on “Faith in God.” Not just any god, but the “one and only one living and true God” as described in Christian Scripture and summarized in the Baptist Faith and Message (BF&M). He is “the eternal triune God… Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, with distinct personal attributes, but without division of nature, essence, or being.”

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