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 ]
Is it all that important to believe that Jesus was literally born of a virgin? After all isn’t all of that just a feel good story to enjoy at the end of the year? Does it really matter how Jesus got here?
The Lord Jesus Christ is, as John 1 tell us, the Light, capital “L”, of the World. He is the “true Light that lighteth every man.” The Lord Jesus Christ declares in the Sermon on the Mount that His disciples: His...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Strange title for a message but we need to understand that in the Sermon on the Mount Jesus is describing a child of God. If you are a believer living and walking as you should with the Lord Jesus Christ, these beatitudes describe you and,...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
"Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God."The Bible opens with the pleasant peace of God and man’s relationship in the garden of Eden and closes in the Revelation with perfect peace in eternity. But we are...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
What a statement from the word of God. It is such an extremely simple declaration: yet such a sobering and humbling word to us. The Bible has much to say about the heart. The reality is that the heart is the source of our trouble. God’s word...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
"Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy"The word “mercy” means to be “compassionate.” When you, out of compassion, help one who is helpless, there is no expectation of return. One who is truly helpless can do...[ abbreviated | read entire ]