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Change Begins in You (2022-12-23)

Joy to world! The Lord is come! I hope that your holiday weekend is special. Hey, we would love for you to join us at Collinsville First Baptist Church for our Christmas Eve service at 4:00pm this Saturday and our Christmas morning service at 10:15am this Sunday. Every Christmas is special because it’s an open invitation from God to every person on…

Change Begins in You (2022-12-22)

Well, it may not be a white Christmas here in Mississippi, but are you dreaming of one? Whether it snows or not, this holiday season is always beautiful because every Christmas is an open invitation from God to every person on planet earth to experience hope, peace, joy, and love through Christ Jesus. We’re thinking on these blessings this week, and today…

Change Begins in You (2022-12-21)

Christmas time’s a-comin’! Do you have your stockings stocked and your tree trimmed? I love this holiday because every Christmas is an open invitation from God to every person on planet earth to experience hope, peace, joy, and love through Christ Jesus. We’re thinking on these blessings this week, and today we’ll focus on joy. The Holy Spirit said in 1 Peter…

Change Begins in You (2022-12-20)

Are you ready to have yourself a merry little Christmas? This holiday is special because every Christmas is an open invitation from God to every person on planet earth to experience hope, peace, joy, and love through Christ Jesus. We’re thinking on these blessings this week, and today we’ll focus on peace. Jesus told us in the Gospel of John, “Peace I…

Change Begins in You (2022-12-19)

Christmas day is less than a week away! As the classic song goes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. You see, every Christmas is an open invitation from God to every person on planet earth to experience hope, peace, joy, and love through Christ Jesus. As we count down to Christmas, we’ll think on those blessings, and today we’ll focus…

An Invitation for All People: Joy

Today we continue the season of Advent, which helps prepare our hearts for Christmas. Our Advent theme this year is β€œAn Invitation for All People.” Every Christmas is an open invitation from God to every person on planet earth to experience hope, peace, joy, and love through Christ Jesus. Because Jesus has already come once,…

Change Begins in You (2022-12-16)

Do ever wish that God would just give you a sign that Jesus really is the Savior of the world? Perhaps God could text you a special message or speak to you from a burning bush or break in on a broadcast from WTOK like the president does sometimes or write it in big letters across the sky. Would you then believe…

Change Begins in You (2022-12-14)

Who’s side are you on? The truth may surprise you. In the midst of a verbal back and forth with the Jewish leaders, Jesus said something very revealing in Matthew 12:30. He said, “Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.” Do you know what there means? It means that there is no middle…

Change Begins in You (2022-12-12)

Is there ever a wrong time to do good? Those who opposed Jesus thought so. On one Sabbath day, Jesus and his disciples were exceedingly hungry as they walked through ripened wheat fields. So, food was all around them. But it was the Sabbath, and they weren’t supposed to do anything resembling work. So, what were they to do? Eventually overcome by…

An Invitation for All People: Peace

Today we continue the season of Advent, which helps prepare our hearts for Christmas. Our Advent theme this year is β€œAn Invitation for All People.” Every Christmas is an open invitation from God to every person on planet earth to experience hope, peace, joy, and love through Christ Jesus. Because Jesus has already come once,…