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Sermons listed in this section were preached in the Sunday Morning worship services of First Baptist Church.  Unless otherwise noted, they were preached by Dr. Gene Wilder, our Senior Pastor.  You have permission to copy any part of Dr. Wilder's sermons and use them for Christian education or worship as long as you do not remove any part of the sermon from its context.  If you use direct quotations please give credit to the author. 

 

January 8     A Table for the Needy (Communion)

                   Luke 22:14-27

 

January 15    A One Word Definition of Deacon (Deacon Ordination)

                   1 Timothy 3:8-10

 

January 22    Not What We Expected

                   Numbers 13:1-3, 25-33

 

January 29    Questions of the Head and Heart

                    Matthew 16:13-19

 

February 5    Is It Really That Simple?

                   Matthew 22:34-40

 

February 12  The Blessing of Dissatisfaction

                   James 1:2-4

 

    LENTEN SERIES ON THE LORD'S PRAYER

 

February 19  Hallowed or Hollow?

                   Matthew 6:9

 

February 26  Thy Kingdom Come - Are You Sure About That?

                   Matthew 6:10

 

March 11      Learning from the Prayer Jesus Did Not Pray

                   Matthew 6:11

 

March 25      Pray it Forward

                   Matthew 6:12, 14-15

 

April 1         Turning Our Temptations into God's Tests

                  Matthew 6:13

 

April 8         Christ is Risen - And it Really Matters! (Easter)

                  1 Corinthians 15:1-4, 17-20

 

April 15       Taking Care of God's Garden

                  Genesis 3:1-19

 

April 22       Hearing the Gospel in God's Native Tongue

                  Acts 2:1-13

 

April 29       All I Know about Heaven - and Maybe a Little Bit More

                  Various Biblical Texts

 

May 6          Step by Step (Graduate Recognition)

                  Proverbs 16:9

 

May 13        Child-Like Faith in a Grownup World

                  Matthew 18:1-4  

 

May 20        On the Way to Oz

                  2 Timothy 1:6-7

 

May 27        For a Cause That's Greater Than Self

                  Matthew 16:24-25

 

June 3         Embracing a Risk-Tolerant Faith

                  Genesis 12:1-5

 

June 10       Knowing "In Part"

                  1 Corinthians 13:8-12, Proverbs 3:5-6

 

June 17       How I Met Your Mother (Father's Day)

                  Genesis 29:1-30

 

July 8          Making "Sense" of God

                  1 Corinthians 11:23-26

 

July 15        A God Worth Celebrating

                  Psalm 100

 

July 22        I'm Still Sold on The Church

                  1 Corinthians 1:26-31

 

July 29        When the Odds are Stacked Against You

                  1 Samuel 17:1-9, 32-50

 

August 5     Unspectacular Saints

                  Acts 9:36-42

 

August 12    Never Broken Beyond Repair

                   Luke 15:11-24

 

August 19    "Distracted"

                   Luke 10:38-42

 

August 26    Putting Words in God's Mouth

                   Job 42:1-3

 

September 2  The Power of Personal Weakness

                     2 Corinthians 12:7-10

 

September 16  Pleasing God with An "Even Though" Faith

                      Hebrews 11:6

 

September 23  The True Confessions of a Reluctant Preacher

                      Deuteronomy 14:22-29

 

September 30  Moving Outside Your Comfort Zone

                      Acts 10:1-23

 

October 7        Too Important to Forget (a Communion Sermon)

                      1 Corinthians 11:23-28

 

October 14      "Us" and "Them"

                      Mark 9:38-41

 

October 21      Extreme Makeover

                      2 Corinthians 5:17

 

October 28      THIS Is the Day

                      Psalm 118:24

 

November 4     Pick Up the Cloak (All Saints Day Sermon)

                      2 Kings 2:1-15

 

November 11   Like a Good Neighbor . . .  (Offering for Global Missions Sermon)

                      Luke 10:25-37

 

November 18    Winners and Whiners (a Thanksgiving Sermon)

                       Ezra 3:10-13

 

November 25    Coincidence or Providence?

                       Luke 5:1-11

 

December 2      Hanging on for Dear Life

                       Matthew 11:2-6

 

December 16    When Joy to the Word Seems Like the Wrong Song

                       Luke 2:8-11

 

December 23    So Let Your Light Shine (A Christmas Story Sermon)

                       Matthew 5:14-16



 


 

 



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