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The preaching and teaching ministry from the pastors at First Baptist Church of West Memphis, AR.
"For I delivered to you as of FIRST IMPORTANCE what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures..." 1 Corinthians 15:3-4

First Importance First Baptist Church

    • Religion & Spirituality
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The preaching and teaching ministry from the pastors at First Baptist Church of West Memphis, AR.
"For I delivered to you as of FIRST IMPORTANCE what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures..." 1 Corinthians 15:3-4

    "What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say" - John 12:20-27 (September 25, 2022)

    "What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say" - John 12:20-27 (September 25, 2022)

    Associate Pastor for Children, Billy Beech, examines Christ's prayer found in this passage: "Father, glorify Your name." In this prayer, we see:

    1.   Security

    2.  Submission

    3.  Significance

    • 30 min
    Luke 5:1-11 (September 21, 2022)

    Luke 5:1-11 (September 21, 2022)

    Pastor Josh Hall leads this Wednesday evening study from Luke 5:1-11.

    1.  The Power of God on Display - vv. 1 - 7

    2.  The Submission of the Servant -  vv. 8 - 11

    • 30 min
    'The High Priest Denied" - John 18:12-27 (September 18, 2022)

    'The High Priest Denied" - John 18:12-27 (September 18, 2022)

    Pastor Josh Hall continues his BELIEVE & LIVE series from the Gospel of John, examining John 18:12-27 from the High Priest's perspective. The Bible teaches us that the High Priest's purpose is twofold:


    To represent God to the people.
    To mediate for the people before God.

    In this passage, we see the High Priest:

    1.   Arrested

    2.  Questioned

    3.  Denied  

    • 39 min
    "Be a Faithful Watchman" - Ezekiel 3:17-21 (September 14, 2022)

    "Be a Faithful Watchman" - Ezekiel 3:17-21 (September 14, 2022)

    The name Ezekiel means "May God strengthen." In this passage, Ezekiel records God's call to him (and by extension, to all believers) to be a Watchman, warning the people of coming judgment. Pastor Josh Hall identifies 3 principles to "Be a Faithful Watchman:"

    1.  Be Diligently Attentive - v. 17

         1) Be Aware

         2) Be Awake

         3) Be Alert

    2.  Faithfully Announce - vv. 17 & 19

         1) Warn Accurately

         2) Warn All

    3.  Will Be Held Accountable - v. 18

    • 36 min
    "Recognizing the Situation" - 1 Samuel 7:1-14 (ONE DAY - September 11, 2022)

    "Recognizing the Situation" - 1 Samuel 7:1-14 (ONE DAY - September 11, 2022)

    Pastor Charles McKendree (Macedonia Baptist Church, Ripley, TN) is our guest speaker for our ONE DAY revival service. From his text in 1 Samuel, he shares "Recognizing the Situation."

    1.  The Stage Was Set But No Activity Was Had - vv. 1 - 2

         1) All that was needed for revival was there

         2) Despite all that was needed being there, revival was not there

    2.  The Missing Piece Was Repentance - v. 3

         1) A return to God

         2) A removal of Idols 

         3) A restoration of the altars

         4) A resolve to serve

    3.  Repentance in Action Leads to Revival - vv. 4 - 6

         1) The nation of Israel confessed

         2) The nation of Israel repented

         3) The nation of Israel rebuilt

         4) The nation of Israel mourned

         5) The nation of Israel was bathed in prayer

    4.  Revival Will Not Come Easy - vv. 7 - 13

         1) The enemy will attack

         2) Never cease praying

         3) God will provide victory

         4) Remember the source of victory

    5.  Restoration is at the Heart of Revival - v. 14

         1) God will restore what the enemy stole

         2) God will restore the peace that was stolen

    • 42 min
    "The Greatest" - Mark 9:30-37; Matthew 18:1-4 (September 7, 2022)

    "The Greatest" - Mark 9:30-37; Matthew 18:1-4 (September 7, 2022)

    As Jesus and His disciples travel through Galilee, the Lord takes an opportunity to teach His followers. In this message from parallel passages in Mark and Matthew, pastor Josh Hall shares Jesus' teaching on being "The Greatest."

    1.  Jesus Sets the Example - The Humility of Jesus

    2.  Pride Will Get in the Way - vv. 33 - 34

    3.  Humility Will Pave the Way - vv. 35 - 37


    To be first, be last.
    If you want to be great, serve.
    If you want to honor Jesus, honor others

    4.  If You Want to Be Exalted, Humble Yourself - Matthew 18:1-4

    • 32 min

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