Jesus is making His way to Jerusalem for the last time. On the road the Lord has an encounter with a man we have come to know as “The rich young ruler.” The man asks Jesus the eternal question, "What shall I do to inherit eternal...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
What is happening to America's children? Once again this week we had a kid killing kids? We hear and see the awful reports of killings in schools in our nation and we must ask the question; why are so many of these things happening? There are many...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The tremendous climax of following Jesus in this life is to follow Him to glory. You might not be thinking about your departure to heaven but what could be better than after a life of faithful service for the Lord to follow Him on to glory.
There is something clean, something refreshing about light. The morning light is the introduction to a new day. The light of the sun warms us even on the coldest of days. Jesus declares that He is the Light of the world. He is without question a...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Can we say “no” to self? Saying no to self can be as simple as saying no to a second helping of desert or saying no to buying something that puts us way over our budget. Saying no to self and yes to Jesus involves a far more important...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Matthew is giving us his testimony here. In his account of Jesus life and ministry, He relates how he came to know the Savior. Jesus encounters him seated at the “receipt of custom.” Matthew's testimony is a message of grace that the...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
May the Lord help us to be devout followers of Jesus that portray Him for who He is; a great God and loving Savior. We are looking at some things about His “followers.” We begin near the beginning of His ministry when He called out His...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Our theme here at Metropolitan Baptist Church for 2018 is “Following Jesus.” It is really much more than trying to have a catchy theme for a banner or the church bulletin; it is a commitment for our Christian life. The world will make...[ abbreviated | read entire ]