New Highland Baptist Church Podcast

New Highland Baptist Church Podcast

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Thank you for visiting the NHBC sermon podcast! Visit us on Twitter: @NewHighlandBapt. We hope that these messages will help you Know Christ, Grow in Christ, and Go! May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you and give you hope and peace. —…


August 11, 2019 “Breaking Down Psalm 23” Psalm 23
Aug 11 • 20 min
August 4, 2019 “Second First Impressions” 1 John 2:3-6; I Corinthians 10:31
Aug 4 • 23 min
July 28, 2019 “Unstoppable” Acts 4:1-4, 16-20
Jul 28 • 35 min
July 21, 2019 “What I Learned at VBS” 2 Peter 3:8-9, 13
Jul 21 • 22 min
July 14, 2019 “Jesus Saves The World” John 3:16-21
Jul 14 • 20 min
July 7, 2019 “Go!” Matthew 28:19-20
Jul 7 • 7 min
June 30, 2019 “Waiting…” Psalm 40
Jun 30 • 20 min
June 23, 2019 “Pleasing God” Hebrews 11:1-6
Jun 23 • 29 min
June 16, 2019 “The Good Father” Luke 15:11-24
Jun 16 • 19 min
June 9, 2019 “The Body of Christ” 1 Corinthians 12:4-26
Jun 9 • 17 min
June 2, 2019 “Trading With God” Isaiah 41:8-10
Jun 2 • 24 min
With God, the trades are always good.
May 26, 2019 “Jesus and Lazarus” John 11
May 26 • 29 min
May 19, 2019 “Standing and Leaning” Ephesians 6:12-18
May 19 • 24 min
May 12, 2019 “Paul’s First Responders - Women” Mark 10:13-16
May 12 • 24 min
May 5, 2019 “Head For The Hills” Psalm 121
May 5 • 19 min
April 28, 2019 “What Next?” 2 Corinthians 5:14-15; Galatians 2:20
Apr 28 • 36 min
After Easter, what next - how does the gospel continue to unfold in your life?
April 21, 2019 “He’s Alive!” Luke 24:1-12
Apr 21 • 19 min
Despite the crucifixion, He’s alive!
April 14, 2019 “Committed Faith” Matthew 21:10-11; 27:15-26
Apr 14 • 20 min
God calls us to a committed faith - will you answer His call?
April 7, 2019 “The Church and Prayer” Acts 12:1-5
Apr 7 • 19 min
Why Church? Series
March 24, 2019 “Have We Laid Down Our Weapons?” Psalm 119:11
Mar 24 • 40 min
Men’s Sunday
March 17, 2019 “Jesus and the Church” Matthew 16:13-19
Mar 17 • 24 min
Why Church? Series
March 10, 2019 “Church As A Witness” Acts 1:1-8
Mar 10 • 23 min
The first purpose of the church, is to be a witness for Jesus! He is something all of us need.
March 3, 2019 “Peace, Be Still” Mark 4:35-41
Mar 3 • 18 min
February 24, 2019 “Meditate on Good Things” Philippians 4:4-8
Feb 24 • 34 min
February 17, 2019 [Message on Youth Sunday] Luke 15:11-32
Feb 17 • 15 min
February 17 was Youth Sunday at New Highland Baptist.
February 10, 2019 “‘Bee’ Your Best For Christ” Titus 2:7-8; Joshua 1:9
Feb 10 • 14 min
Women’s Sunday
February 3, 2019 “Leave Your Concerns With God” Philippians 4:10-13`
Feb 3 • 19 min
January 27, 2019 “Ask God For Help” Philippians 4:4-8
Jan 27 • 29 min
Four part series - Anxious for Nothing: CALMWeek Two: A - Ask God For Help
January 20, 2019 “Celebrate God’s Goodness” Philippians 4:4-8
Jan 20 • 24 min
Four part series - Anxious for Nothing: CALMWeek One: C - Celebrate God’s Goodness
January 6, 2019 “It’s All His Anyway” Psalm 89:11-12
Jan 6 • 27 min
A lot of us get in trouble when we look at things as if they are ours.
December 30, 2018 “Walking on SON-shine” Phil. 4:8, 1 Thess. 5:16-18
Dec 30, 2018 • 28 min
December 23, 2018 “Names of Jesus: Almighty God and Everlasting Father” Isaiah 9:6
Dec 23, 2018 • 24 min
Eternal Father - One who lasts forever. Our heavenly father is perfect and always meets our needs.God Almighty - El Shaddai - found 48 times in the Bible. Nothing is impossible with our God.We serve a mighty God.
December 2, 2018 “Name of Jesus: Counselor” Philippians 2:5-11
Dec 2, 2018 • 20 min
November 25, 2018 “Names of Jesus: Wonderful” Isaiah 9:6
Nov 25, 2018 • 26 min
November 18, 2018 “How to Say Thanks” Psalm 92:1-4
Nov 18, 2018 • 18 min
November 11, 2018 Special Missions Speaker - Boniface Odong
Nov 11, 2018 • 35 min
November 4, 2018 “Hello? Is it Me you’re looking for?” Jeremiah 29:10-14
Nov 4, 2018 • 26 min
What do we seek?Things we needThings that are valuableThings we loveWe seek what we need. John 6:24-26 Do you and I seek Jesus daily as if we need Him?We seek what we value.&n…
October 28, 2018 “Anger Must Fall” Romans 12:9-16
Oct 28, 2018 • 32 min
WE MUST SURRENDER CONTROL TO OUR GOD TO TRULY DEFEAT THE GIANT OF ANGER IN OUR LIFE.
October 21, 2018 “Living Faith is Uncomfortable” Mark 8:34-38
Oct 21, 2018 • 33 min
October 14, 2018 “Fear Must Fall” Psalm 3
Oct 14, 2018 • 28 min
October 7, 2018 “Finding Inspiration” 1 Thessalonians 4:13 - 5:11
Oct 7, 2018 • 24 min
September 30, 2018 “Unity” Acts 2:41-47
Sep 30, 2018 • 33 min
TRUTH:Nothing is impossible when the Holy Spirit is involved!What the early church did:spent time devoted to the apostles teachingspent time in fellowship (worship/church)broke bread together…
September 23, 2018 “H2O Series—Drink” John 18:15-18, 25-27; 21:15-19
Sep 23, 2018 • 30 min
September 16, 2018 “H2O Series-Drowning” John 8:1-11
Sep 16, 2018 • 29 min
September 9, 2018 “All Things New” Jeremiah 18:1-6, Isaiah 43:18-19
Sep 9, 2018 • 35 min
September 2, 2018 “H2O Series—Pure” John 14:1-7
Sep 2, 2018 • 22 min
August 26, 2018 “H2O Series—Source” John 1:10-13
Aug 26, 2018 • 29 min
August 19, 2018 “H2O Series—Polluted” John 2:13-21
Aug 19, 2018 • 29 min
August 12, 2018 “Integrity…The Christian Version” Psalm 112:1-10
Aug 12, 2018 • 28 min
Integrity is making our daily actions line up with our heart’s values.
August 5, 2018 “Across the Table and Across the Street” John 1
Aug 5, 2018 • 17 min
July 29, 2018 “The Mission is Possible” John 20:19-23
Jul 29, 2018 • 29 min
July 22, 2018 “Christmas in July” Matthew 1:18-25
Jul 22, 2018 • 29 min
July 15, 2018 “All That You Need” 2 Peter 2:3-11
Jul 15, 2018 • 18 min
Never forget what He has done for you!
July 8, 2018 “Free by God’s Grace” Ephesians 2:1-10
Jul 8, 2018 • 27 min
July 1, 2018 “Freedom Through Christ” Ephesians 2:1-10
Jul 1, 2018 • 6 min
This is the day that we celebrate that we are free.
June 24, 2018 “Thanksgiving 365” Proverbs 15:15-17
Jun 24, 2018 • 26 min
June 17, 2018 “A Good Name” Acts 11:19-26
Jun 17, 2018 • 24 min
As Christians, we represent Christ. (Do we keep God’s name clean?) We wear His name. (Do we take this seriously?) And final food for thought: “What do we do to show Christ to others?” Praying we can make needed improvements where we fail in this…
June 10, 2018 “Next Stop, Trouble” John 16:32-33
Jun 10, 2018 • 21 min
1. In ME - you can find peace (only in Him). 2. In this world you will have trouble/suffering. 3. Be courageous! I (Jesus) have overcome the world! Through Him, all things are possible. John 14:1-6 - He is the way; He is the truth; He is the l…
June 3, 2018 “The Greatest Comeback” Luke 7:11-17
Jun 3, 2018 • 25 min
May 27, 2018 “Elijah & the Widow: A Story of Sustaining Grace” 1 Kings 17:8-14
May 27, 2018 • 34 min
May 20, 2018 “Never Too Far” Judges 16:4-22, 28-31
May 20, 2018 • 28 min
May 13, 2018 “Being a Witness” Mark 5:21-23, 34-43
May 13, 2018 • 29 min
May 6, 2018 “From Favored Son, to Prisoner, To Savior” Genesis 42:1-8
May 6, 2018 • 25 min
April 29, 2018 “Are You Talking to Me?” Exodus 3:1-12
Apr 29, 2018 • 31 min
As Christians, we are in need of a spiritual comeback
April 22, 2018 “Being a Child of God” 1 John 2:28-3:3
Apr 22, 2018 • 15 min
April 15, 2018 “What If We Were Real?” James 5:13-16
Apr 15, 2018 • 31 min
Church should be THE place to go and share our baggage without fear or judgement.
April 8, 2018 “Don’t Give Up—Don’t Ever Give Up” Revelation 2:8-11
Apr 8, 2018 • 30 min
April 1, 2018 “The Reality of the Resurrection” Luke 24:1-12
Apr 1, 2018 • 19 min
If the reality of the resurrection of Jesus has made a difference in your life, tell the world.
March 25, 2018 “Perfect Timing” Luke 19:28-34
Mar 25, 2018 • 18 min
Jesus had perfect timing, fulfilling scriptures, so He could die for our sin.
March 18, 2018 “Getting Ready to Renew” Joshua 5:2-10
Mar 18, 2018 • 24 min
March 11, 2018 “Getting Ready to Experience” Joshua 3:1-11
Mar 11, 2018 • 30 min
Go all the way with God and trust in His timing.
March 4, 2018 “Getting Ready to See” Joshua 2:1-14
Mar 4, 2018 • 23 min
February 25, 2018 “Getting Ready To Move” Joshua 1:1-11
Feb 25, 2018 • 19 min
- Joshua had to move the Israelites. KEY POINTS: 1. Remember God always has a plan. 2. He provides the power for us to accomplish His plan. 3. Understand the prize - the goal! a. Prepare yourself. b. Trust God. c. Be willing to do …
February 11, 2018 “Turning The World Upside Down” Acts 17:2-9
Feb 11, 2018 • 31 min
February 4, 2018 “The Cure For Anxiety” Matthew 6:25-34
Feb 4, 2018 • 15 min
Worry never helps and may cause you to miss what God is doing.
January 28, 2018 “Refreshed by Living in Jesus” Philippians 1:21-30
Jan 28, 2018 • 27 min
January 21, 2018 “Life is Precious; Life is Sweet” Psalm 139:1-16
Jan 21, 2018 • 31 min
The sanctity of life
January 14, 2018 “Being Refreshed and Renewed” 1 Corinthians 16:13-18
Jan 14, 2018 • 23 min
January 7, 2018 “Renewed by Jesus’ Blood” Acts 3:1-10
Jan 7, 2018 • 35 min
December 31, 2017 “Bearing Fruit” Matthew 7:17-20; John 15:5-8
Dec 31, 2017 • 27 min
Beyond Young Adult Sunday
December 24, 2017 “Because He Lives”
Dec 24, 2017 • 13 min
December 17, 2017 “Miracle of the Manger”
Dec 17, 2017 • 20 min
December 3, 2017 “Miracle of the Message” Hebrews 1:1-4
Dec 3, 2017 • 18 min
God’s message is a miracle.
November 26, 2017 “Miracle of the Moment” Galatians 3:27-4:7
Nov 26, 2017 • 27 min
KAIROS - A specific moment in time; the perfect moment for a decision or action. DON’T MISS THIS: 1. Jesus came at the right time. 2. God provides for us at the right time. 3. Today may be your time.
November 19, 2017 “Are You Truly Thankful?” Luke 18:9-14
Nov 19, 2017 • 31 min
November 12, 2017 Rev. Jennifer Mullins
Nov 12, 2017 • 26 min
October 29, 2017 “Making a Godly Home” Psalm 101:1-8
Oct 29, 2017 • 31 min
October 22, 2017 “In The Exchange Zone” Hebrews 12:1-2
Oct 22, 2017 • 33 min
October 15, 2017 “Ready to Go!” Matthew 28:18-20
Oct 15, 2017 • 24 min
Relaunching our family ministry teams at NHBC
October 8, 2017 “It’s All About Love” 1 Corinthians 13:1-3; 13
Oct 8, 2017 • 27 min
October 1, 2017 “Your Call Is Very Important To Us” 1 Corinthians 12:12-26
Oct 1, 2017 • 22 min
September 24, 2017 “Inasmuch” 1 Corinthians 16:5-9
Sep 24, 2017 • 23 min
Operation Inasmuch Sunday followed our day of missions to the community the day before.
September 17, 2017 “Yes, Even You!” 1 Corinthians 12:1-11
Sep 17, 2017 • 28 min
September 10, 2017 “Thanks For Sharing” John 13:1-17
Sep 10, 2017 • 19 min
Promotion Sunday
September 3, 2017 “The Meaning of the Lord’s Supper” John 13:21-30
Sep 3, 2017 • 18 min
August 27, 2017 “Family Responsibility” Hebrews 6:1-3;9-12
Aug 27, 2017 • 28 min
August 20, 2017 “The Family of God” Acts 2:41-47
Aug 20, 2017 • 32 min
August 13, 2017 “God’s Comfort” Isaiah 40:1-11
Aug 13, 2017 • 23 min
God offers us: His everlasting comfort. His everlasting Word. His everlasting strength.
August 6, 2017 “Don’t Tell Them Jesus Loves Them” Matthew 25:31-46
Aug 6, 2017 • 25 min
July 30, 2017 ““Christmas in July” Luke 2:8-14
Jul 30, 2017 • 23 min
Jesus Came To Bring Us Peace
July 23, 2017 “Summer Thanksgiving” Philippians 1:3-11
Jul 23, 2017 • 32 min
July 9, 2017 “If/Then” Matthew 7:13-14
Jul 9, 2017 • 17 min
July 2, 2017 “Jesus Is The Light of the World” John 8:12
Jul 2, 2017 • 22 min
June 25, 2017 “Daniel In The Lion’s Den” Daniel 6:12-22
Jun 25, 2017 • 35 min
June 18, 2017 “The Love of a Heavenly Father” Exodus 12:1-11
Jun 18, 2017 • 28 min
June 4, 2017 “Have You Got Your Ears On?” 1 Samuel 3:1-10
Jun 4, 2017 • 22 min
May 28, 2017 “Memorial Stones” Joshua 4:14-24
May 28, 2017 • 28 min
May 21, 2017 “Elijah and the Prophets of Baal” 1 Kings 18:30-39
May 21, 2017 • 26 min
We have a Savior how is greater. We have HOPE. Two points to ponder: 1. God can accomplish anything. Matthew 19:26 2. We are our own worst enemies.
May 14, 2017 “The Sacrificial Love of a Mother” 1 Samuel 1:12-18, 26-28
May 14, 2017 • 29 min
1. Trust more. 2. Be proactive. Do You Have Sacrificial Love For: - Family - Others - Our Heavenly Father
May 7, 2017 “But If Not“ Daniel 3
May 7, 2017 • 24 min
April 30, 2017 “Simply The Best” Colossians 3:23-24
Apr 30, 2017 • 27 min
April 23, 2017 “Who Do You Say I Am? Matthias” Acts 1:15-26
Apr 23, 2017 • 16 min
April 16, 2017 “Who Do You Say I Am? Mary Magdelene” Matthew 28:1-10
Apr 16, 2017 • 23 min
Things Jesus Wanted the World to Know: 1. He was the Messiah, the only Son of God. 2. Forgiveness of sin is possible through Him. 3. To take this message to the world, beginning at Jerusalem. 4. The Holy Spirit is on the way. God love us so much…
April 9, 2017 “Who Do You Say I Am? Bartimaeus” Matthew 21:1-11
Apr 9, 2017 • 19 min
April 2, 2017 “Who Do You Say I Am? The Disciple” Matthew 16:13-20
Apr 2, 2017 • 28 min
Question 1: “Who Do People Say the Son of Man Is?” - John the Baptist - Elijah - Jeremiah - another prophet Question 2: “Who Do You Say That I Am?” - You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God. - Jesus responded, “You are right. I am …
March 26, 2017 “Childlike Faith” Mark 10:13-16
Mar 26, 2017 • 26 min
Children are an example of what heaven will be like. Characteristics of childlike faith: 1. Incredible faith 2. Unbelievable love 3. Complete dependence (trust) 4. Endless enthusiasm 5. Honest (true) sincerity 6. Gratitude 7. Innocence Why…
March 19, 2017 “Undaunted” Esther 4:10-16
Mar 19, 2017 • 29 min
March 12, 2017 “Get Up and Go!” Acts 8:26-39
Mar 12, 2017 • 29 min
March 5, 2017 “Reboot: Know, Grow and Go” Matthew 28:18-20
Mar 5, 2017 • 22 min
- Faith is first. You must “Know Him!” 2 Peter 3:9; Romans 10:9-10; John 3:3 - Seek Him to grow spiritually. We can’t stay in infancy. You must “Grow in Him.” Fertilize it. - To Grow: a. read the Bible b. spend time in prayer c. meet for worsh…
February 26, 2017 “Seeking Revival” Acts 2:41-47
Feb 26, 2017 • 32 min
For revival to happen, the early church: -Devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching. -Became a group of devoted believers together. -Spent time in prayer. -Remained humble. -Praised God. What God did: -Continued to bless beyond measure. -H…
February 19, 2017 “Seeking Wisdom” 2 Chronicles 1
Feb 19, 2017 • 28 min
How do we find wisdom? 1. Seek God in prayer. 2. Seek God in His word. 3. Follow His advice. (Obey!) a. Respond b. Listen c. Act What are you seeking wisdom for today?
February 12, 2017 “Seeking Restoration” John 21:15-19
Feb 12, 2017 • 28 min
February 5, 2017 “Seeking Trust” Hebrews 11
Feb 5, 2017 • 28 min
The beginning of the podcast is hard to hear due to technical difficulties experienced that morning, but does get better. Thanks for listening!
January 29, 2017 “Seeking Peace” Isaiah 26:1-8
Jan 29, 2017 • 36 min
Keys to Finding Personal Peace 1. Place all your trust in God. Isaiah 31:1 2. Receive/give forgiveness. Undealt with sin will steal peace. Psalm 32:1-2; Isaiah 57:19b-21 3. Value the right things (eternal things). Acts 16:16-25; Philippians 4:11-1…
January 22, 2017 “Seeking Forgiveness” Matthew 5:21-26
Jan 22, 2017 • 36 min
January 15, 2017 Rev. Rusty Mullins’ Installation Service
Jan 15, 2017 • 12 min
Message from Rev. Tommy McDearis, of Blacksburg Baptist Church, at the installation service of our new Senior Pastor, Rev. F. P. Rusty Mullins, Jr.
January 15, 2017 “Here Am I, Send Me” Isaiah 6:1-8
Jan 15, 2017 • 34 min
Our youth took part in Discipleship Now, or DNow, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning. Rev. Jennifer Mullins was the speaker for the weekend, which concluded with her sermon on Sunday morning which is podcast here. The focus verse for DNow weeke…
January 1, 2017 “Lessons With Linus” Isaiah 41:8-10
Jan 1, 2017 • 37 min
December 25, 2016 “The First Christmas Greeting: ‘Do Not Be Afraid’”
Dec 25, 2016 • 32 min
1. Do not be afraid, GOD ANSWERS PRAYER! 2. Do not be afraid, “FOR WITH GOD NOTHING SHALL BE IMPOSSIBLE.” 3. Do not be afraid, GOD KEEPS HIS PROMISES. 4. Do not be afraid, THE BIRTH OF CHRIST IS FOR ALL WHO BELIEVE.
December 24, 2016 “A Strange Way To Save The World” Luke 2
Dec 24, 2016 • 18 min
December 18, 2016 “The Man Who Missed Christmas - The Innkeeper” Luke 2:7
Dec 18, 2016 • 30 min
December 4, 2016 “The First Witnesses” Luke 2:8-18
Dec 4, 2016 • 21 min
November 27, 2016 “I’m Coming, I Promise” Isaiah 7:10-14
Nov 27, 2016 • 25 min
Sermon “I’m Coming, I Promise” Isaiah 7:10-14
November 20, 2016 “The Importance of You” 1 Corinthians 12:12-27
Nov 20, 2016 • 28 min
I. Each Part of our Body is Needed – And So, Each One of us Is Needed to do our Part. II. All of the Body Is a Part, Important and Needed – And so are You. III. Each and All Parts of the Body Must Work Together - And so must…
November 13, 2016 “The Secret of Contentment” Philippians 4:11-12
Nov 13, 2016 • 24 min
Sermon “The Secret of Contentment” by Rev. Frakes from Philippians 4:11-12
November 6, 2016 “Love Finds A Way” Mark 2:1-12
Nov 6, 2016 • 27 min
“Love Finds A Way” Mark 2:1-12
October 30, 2016 “The Worth of Our Church” Matthew 16:13-19
Oct 30, 2016 • 29 min
“The Worth of Our Church” Matthew 16:13-19
October 23, 2016 “Biblical Principles of Christian Stewardship” Matthew 25:14-30
Oct 23, 2016 • 28 min
1. God is the Creator and Owner of all things (v. 14) 2. We are Stewards or Managers and Are Accountable To God for Their Use (vv. 14-15, 21-22) 3. Stewardship is more than activity; It is a way of life 4. Material things are to be used for Man’s go…
October 16, 2016 “The Perfect Pastor” Hebrews 11
Oct 16, 2016 • 25 min
The Perfect Pastor
October 9, 2016 “Children of God—It’s Who We Are” 1 John 2:28-3:3; Romans 8:18-23
Oct 9, 2016 • 25 min
“Children of God—It’s Who We Are” from 1 John 2:28-3:3; Romans 8:18-23
October 02, 2016 “The Fruit of The Cross” Matthew 7:17-20
Oct 2, 2016 • 21 min
The Fruit of The Cross
September 25, 2016 “The Fruit of Inasmuch Stuff” Luke 25:31-40
Sep 25, 2016 • 29 min
Judy Bowman’s WHEEL POWER Ministry Moment 1. It impresses the Lost. 2. Impresses the Saved. 3. Impresses the Lord.
September 18, 2016 “Standing Strong For God” Daniel 6:11-28
Sep 18, 2016 • 24 min
1. Never Underestimate The Power of Personal Example (v. 16) 2. Trials Often Signal The Beginning; Not the End of God’s Activity (vv. 17-20) 3. God Always Has The Last Word (v. 22) 4. Hardships in the Hands of God Become Tools for God’s Use
September 11, 2016 “Standing Strong When Others Knock You Down” Daniel 6:1-10
Sep 11, 2016 • 30 min
1. Those Who Honor God Will Shine For God 2. Living A God-Honoring Life Does Not Free Us From Life’s Injustices 3. Your Ability and Mine, to Honor God in Everyday Life, is Directly Related to our Walk With God
September 04, 2016 “Crucified or Crucifying?” Gal. 2:20; Heb. 10:26-31
Sep 4, 2016 • 20 min
“Crucified or Crucifying?” Gal. 2:20; Heb. 10:26-31
August 28, 2016 “Standing Strong Under Pressure” Daniel 3
Aug 28, 2016 • 27 min
1. God Honoring Decisions Will Often Set us Apart from the Crowd (v. 12) 2. God is Still God Whether the Outcome is Triumph or Tragedy (v. 18) 3. God Doesn’t Promise to Keep Us from Trials - He Does Promise, However, To be With us In The Midst of The…
August 21, 2016 “Standing Strong When Life Seems Impossible” Daniel 2
Aug 21, 2016 • 29 min
Insights 1. Faith is the Decision to Trust God For the Outcome (v. 16) 2. Fellowship is God’s Agent of Help in Times of Trouble (v. 17) 3. Prayer is our Most Effective Source of Strength & Direction (v. 18) 4. Praise Gives God His Rightful Place …
August 14, 2016 “Standing Strong in Everyday Life” Daniel 1
Aug 14, 2016 • 26 min
1. God Honoring/Standing Strong Decisions Reflect a Conviction to Honor God Above All Else (v. 8) 2. Conviction Needs to Be Expressed Before it can be Rewarded (v. 11) 3. Making Decisions that Honor God Always Earns God’s Favor & Blessing (v. 17) 4….
August 7,2016 “When Ordinary Things Become Special” Luke 22:14-20; John 13:1-17
Aug 7, 2016 • 18 min
July 31, 2016 “The Journey With Jesus” Mark 6:30-51
Jul 31, 2016 • 22 min
July 24, 2016 “Our Purpose” 1 Corinthians 6:19-20; 10:31
Jul 24, 2016 • 27 min
July 10, 2016 “Surprise” (Exodus 3:1-10)
Jul 10, 2016 • 31 min
God is full of surprises. What does this mean for NHBC? 1. Expect God to have surprises for you (Exodus 3:1-4). 2. Have confidence in God’s leadership for you (Exodus 3:8-10). 3. Try new ideas (Exodus 3:10). 4. Be positive (Acts 4:36). …
July 3, 2016 “Who Does God Want this Church to be?” (A Communion Meditation) Jeremiah 18:1-6
Jul 3, 2016 • 17 min
We need to discern God’s will for this church. 1. God has a plan for this congregation (Jeremiah 18:3). 2. Any church can stop the plan of God (Jeremiah 18:4a). 3. God will lead this church into the future (Jeremiah 18:4b-6). The key is to p…
June 26, 2016 “Foundations Upon Which to Build God’s Church” 1 Corinthians 3:1-16
Jun 26, 2016 • 29 min
Paul reminds every Christian that he/she is both God’s “BUILDING and BUILDER.”  As Christians, we live in a world that is filled with many OPPORTUNITIES and CHALLENGES.  You are God’s TEMPLE and God’s SPIRIT lives in you.  There are four foundati…
June 19, 2016 “Putting on the Full Armor of God” Ephesians 6:10-18
Jun 19, 2016 • 32 min
We are in spiritual warfare. 1. We are to be strong in the Lord (verse 10). 2. We are to put on the full armor of God (verse 11). 3. We are to take our stand (verses 11, 13, 14). 4. We are to stand against the devil’s schemes (verses 11, 12…
June 12, 2016 “Graduation Sunday”
Jun 12, 2016 • 24 min
June 5, 2016 “Who is in Charge Here?” A Communion Meditation Ephesians 5:21-33
Jun 5, 2016 • 25 min
Paul gives a revolutionary view of Christian marriage. 1. Christians are to submit to one another (Ephesians 5:21). A. Wives are to submit to their husbands (Ephesians 5:22, 24). *Submit means to be supportive of, to respect their husbands (Eph…
May 29, 2016 “Why We Need to Forgive Others” Ephesians 4:32
May 29, 2016 • 26 min
Christians need to have a lifestyle of forgiveness toward others. Christians are to forgive others because: 1. The Bible tells us to forgive others (Ephesians 4:32); Matthew 6:12). 2. Christ has forgiven us (Ephesians 4:32); 3. We forgiv…
May 22, 2016 “Utilizing God’s Power” Ephesians 3:14-21
May 22, 2016 • 21 min
This is a marvelous prayer from Paul about God’s power. These truths can be applied to us individually and as a church. 1. God can strengthen us with power through the Holy Spirit in the inner man (Ephesians 3:16; 2 Corinthians 4:16). 2. We nee…
May 15, 2016 “Can We Lose Our Salvation?” Ephesians 1:13-14
May 15, 2016 • 27 min
We receive salvation when we believe in Jesus as Savior (Ephesians 1:13). We are then marked in Christ with a seal (verse 13). This seal is the Holy Spirit (verse 13). The Holy Spirit is a deposit (verse 14). This deposit guarantees our inherit…
May 8, 2016 “God’s Amazing Grace” Ephesians 1:7-10
May 8, 2016 • 23 min
The problem we all have is sin (Ephesians 1:7; Romans 3:23; 1 John 1:8, 10). What is the solution to this problem? The answer: Faith in Jesus as our Savior for our salvation. How does this happen? In him (Ephesians 1:7) we have redemption …
May 1, 2016 “Who Decides Whether I Receive Eternal Life: God or I?” Ephesians 1:3-6, 11; Romans 8:29; 10:9-10
May 1, 2016 • 19 min
The book of Ephesians deals with the nature of the church. Today: Predestination and Free Will. 1. Does Paul emphasize predestination? Yes. (Ephesians 1:5, 11; Romans 8:29). See also 1 Peter 1:20. 2. Does Paul emphasize free will? Yes. …
April 24, 2016 “The God of all Comfort” 2 Corinthians 1:3-5
Apr 24, 2016 • 27 min
None of us likes trouble. 1. God comforts us in all our troubles (2 Corinthians 1:3-4a). (Psalm 23:4; Psalm 34:18; Hebrews 13:5-6a). 2. God comforts us so that we can comfort others in their troubles (2 Corinthians 1:4b-5). We do…
April 17, 2016 “Forgetting the Past” Philiippians 3:12-14
Apr 17, 2016 • 22 min
April 10, 2016 “Getting Sidetracked” 1 Samuel 9:2
Apr 10, 2016 • 29 min
Anyone can get sidetracked in life. We end up at a place altogether different than where we wanted to be. What do we do when we get sidetracked? 1. Confess our mistakes and sins to God (1 John 1:9). 2. If we have hurt others, ask for their fo…
April 3, 2016 “Pivotal Moments” (A Communion Meditation) Mark 10:17-22
Apr 3, 2016 • 20 min
We all have pivotal moments in life. The rich young ruler had a pivotal moment. 1. He had an interest in eternal life (Mark 10:17). 2. He worshipped money instead of Jesus (Mark 10:21). 3. He would not give up his god and follow Jesus (Mark …
March 27, 2016 “What Kind of Bodies Will Believers Have in Heaven?” 1 Corinthians 15:35-44
Mar 27, 2016 • 20 min
The Christian faith rests on the resurrection of Jesus (1 Corinthians 15:12-20). 1. There will be a similarity between our earthly body and our resurrected body (1 Corinthians 15:35-38). What is that similarity? Our identity will be preserved….
March 20, 2016 “The Calm before the Storm” Luke 19:28-42
Mar 20, 2016 • 23 min
God’s plan was to send Jesus to the cross (1 Pet. 1:18-20). People had different reactions to Jesus. 1. The first group praised Jesus (Luke 19:37-38). 2. The second group questioned Jesus (Luke 19:39). 3. The third group rejected Jesus (Luke…
March 13, 2016 “The Ship That Will Not Sink in the Storms of Life” Mark 5
Mar 13, 2016 • 28 min
Rev. Bill Corey questioned us on following Jesus, Baptism, weathering the storm, spreading the word.
3/06/16 “New Horizons” (A Communion Meditation) Joshua 1:1-9
Mar 6, 2016 • 17 min
As this church moves into the future, remember: 1. God will be with you (Joshua 1:5, 9); 2. Be strong and courageous (Joshua 1:6, 7, 9); 3. Always live by biblical teachings (Joshua 1:7-8). God will bless your efforts (Joshua 1:3-5).
February 28, 2016 “God’s Plan for the Marriage Partner” Genesis 2:18-24
Feb 28, 2016 • 28 min
The Bible is our guide regarding the marriage relationship. Here are some key texts for us: Genesis 2:18-24; Ephesians 5:25, 31-32; Romans 1:24-28, 32; 1 Corinthians 6:9-10, 18-20; 1Timothy 1:9-11; Galatians 6:7-8. What do these passages…
February 21, 2016 “Authentic Christians”, Romans 12:2
Feb 21, 2016 • 29 min
Studies show that the lifestyles of Christians and non-Christians are practically identical. Living as authentic Christians means: 1. Do not conform to this world (Romans 12:2); BUT 2. Be transformed (Romans 12:2); HOW? 3. By renewing …
February 14, 2016 “Loving God and Others” Matthew 22:34-40
Feb 14, 2016 • 25 min
“Loving God and Others” (Matthew 22:34-40) The two greatest commandments are to LOVE GOD and to LOVE OTHERS (Matthew 22:34-40). 1. Loving God means to love WHOM and WHAT He loves: A. We are to love JESUS (2 Peter 3:18); B. We are lo…
February 7, 2016 “Dealing with Temptation” Part 2 - 1 Corinthians 10:13
Feb 7, 2016 • 25 min
“Dealing with Temptation” (Part 2) 1 Corinthians 10:13 Everyone struggles with TEMPTATION (1 Corinthians 10:13). 1. How to effectively deal with temptation: A. Stay close to GOD (James 4:8a; 1 Corinthians 6:19-20). B. Decide GODLY boun…
January 31, 2016 “Dealing with Temptation” Part 1 - 1 Corinthians 10:13
Jan 31, 2016 • 37 min
“Dealing with Temptation” (Part 1) Everyone struggles with TEMPTATION (1 Corinthians 10:13). 1. The culprit behind temptation is SATAN. (Luke 4:1-13; 1 Peter 5:8) What about James 1:13-15? 2. How SATAN tempts us: A. He tempts …
January 17, 2016 “Waiting Upon the Lord” Isaiah 40:27-31
Jan 17, 2016 • 33 min
Some of us have a problem with waiting. How do we deal with this? 1. We need a bigger understanding of God (verse 27). 2. We need to wait upon the Lord (verse 31). When we do, 3. We will renew our strength (verse 31): A. We will s…
January 3, 2016 “Who Will Enter the Kingdom?” (A Communion Meditation) Luke 16:19-31
Jan 3, 2016 • 30 min
This parable deals with life after death. 1. Our eternal destiny is based on the decisions we make in this life (Luke 16:19-24). 2. After death, our eternity is irreversible (Luke 16:25-26). 3. We need to tell others about Jesus (Luke 19:27-31…
December 27, 2015 “Christmas Leftovers: Simeon”  Luke 2:25-32
Dec 27, 2015 • 30 min
December 24, 2015 “The Greatest Story Ever Told” Phil. 2:5-11, Acts 2:22-24
Dec 24, 2015 • 10 min
December 20, 2015 “Preparing for Christmas: Caesar Augustus” Luke 2:1-14
Dec 20, 2015 • 26 min
December 13, 2015 “Preparing for Christmas: Mary” Luke 1:26-38
Dec 13, 2015 • 28 min
God often acts in UNEXPECTED ways. Why did God CHOOSE Mary? 1. She was PURE (Luke 1:27, 34). 2. She LISTENED to God (Luke 1:28-35). 3. She was AVAILABLE (Luke 1:38). 4. She was OBEDIENT (Luke 1:38). God WANTS to use us as well.
December 6, 2015 “Preparing for Christmas:Joseph” Matthew 1:18-25
Dec 6, 2015 • 22 min
A Communion Meditation What kind of MAN was JOSEPH? 1. He was a CARING man (Matthew 1: 18-19). 2. He was a RELIGIOUS man (Matthew 1:20-23; Luke 2:22-24). 3. He was an OBEDIENT man (Matthew 1:24-25). God used Joseph in a MARVELOUS WAY.
November 29, 2015 “Emmanuel” Matthew 1:18-25
Nov 29, 2015 • 19 min
Dr. Allsbrook is the Executive Director of Missions for Dover Baptist Association.
November 22, 2015 “A Good Church Garden” 1 Corinthians 3:9
Nov 22, 2015 • 34 min
Plant in your garden: 1. Three rows of squash: squash misunderstanding, squash criticism, squash gossip. “Set a guard over my mouth, O Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips.” (Psalm 141:3) 2. Four rows of turnips: turn up for worship, turn up…
November 15, 2015 “Knowing Who You Are Helps You In What You Do” Ephesians 4:3-8, 11; 12-16
Nov 15, 2015 • 33 min
November 8, 2015 “What it Was, Was Manna” Exodus 16:2-15, 31
Nov 8, 2015 • 22 min
November 1, 2015 “Shall We Tip Or Tithe” Malachi 3:10-18
Nov 1, 2015 • 20 min
TITHE Acrostic: Trust Individual Commitment Try Me/Prove Me History/Scripture Confirm It Eternal Benefits
October 25, 2015 “Is That Your Donkey?” Mark 11:1-11
Oct 25, 2015 • 20 min
Are you willing to share your donkey for the Lords work? How far can your blessings take the gospel if you’re willing to turn them back over to God? The donkey may seem insignificant, but sometimes it’s the biggest piece of the story.
October 18, 2015 “The Powerless Powerful and the Powerful Powerless” 2 Kings 5:1-17
Oct 18, 2015 • 29 min
We must show the same mercy to our enemies as God has given us. The statement “I’m not God” should be one of hope. Thank God, that God is God and NOT us! We must approach God just as a child approaches God so we can receive His mercy. We must…
October 11, 2015 “You Mean A Deacon is a Servant?” Philippians 2:1-11; James 1:1
Oct 11, 2015 • 20 min
October 4, 2015 “Of Dragonflies and Disciples” Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12
Oct 4, 2015 • 24 min
September 27, 2015 “The Best Is Yet to Come” Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8
Sep 27, 2015 • 20 min
Operation Inasmuch Celebration Sunday - On September 26, 2015, the New Highland Baptist congregation went out to serve our community in various ways. This was our second year participating in this initiative. After hearing testimonies from many tha…
September 20, 2015 “Stop and Listen” Psalm 46:1-11
Sep 20, 2015 • 15 min
September 13, 2015 “Who Is Jesus” Mark 8:27-33
Sep 13, 2015 • 26 min
All would acknowledge that Jesus is a real person who lived among us, was a good example and a great teacher. Peter’s story is common to us all. He says, “Jesus is Lord and Savior,” but his actions/words don’t show He truly is. There comes a time wh…
September 6, 2015 “Basic Christian Anatomy 101: The Image of the Church as the Body of Christ” 1 Corinthians 12:12-26
Sep 6, 2015 • 25 min
August 30, 2015 “Home Is Where the Heart Is: The Church as the Family of God” Philemon
Aug 30, 2015 • 33 min
-We all “do” family in our own ways. -Not always biological families, but linked by love and common interests. -A family atmosphere permeates Philemon. -Highlights: 1. Paul writing from prison. 2. Philemon - dear friend & Christian brother - h…
August 23, 2015 “Prayer is the Key” Acts 17:25-27
Aug 23, 2015 • 29 min
Prayer is the key to spiritual liberation. Prayer DOES yield fruit. Prayer will free you from the chains that bind you both physically and mentally. There is victory in song. When God speaks, do you have your ignorance on or are you praying…
August 16, 2015 “Green Pastures and Still Waters” John 10:1-18
Aug 16, 2015 • 33 min
“Green Pastures and Still Waters:The Church as the Good Shepherd’s Flock” by Dr. F. Scott Spencer A graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio (B.A.), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.), Westminster Theological Seminary (Th.M…
August 9, 2015 “Live What You’ve Learned” Philippians 4:6-9
Aug 9, 2015 • 27 min
Rev. James Briggs, Jr. is a native of Dallas, Texas. He received his bachelors of science degree from Oklahoma Christian University in Oklahoma City as well as a Masters of Divinity degree from The Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. He has fait…
August 2, 2015 “Coming Clean” Psalm 24
Aug 2, 2015 • 22 min
Psalm 24 is a Psalm of praise or a liturgical Psalm. As we come to the Lord’s table, how “clean” are we? The CDC has a five-step guideline for cleaning hands. As we gather at the table, here are five steps for us as Christians: 1. Wet our han…
July 26, 2015 “God’s Kind of Hope” Jeremiah 29:10-14
Jul 26, 2015 • 24 min
Ron Crawford became President of Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond July 1, 2007. Prior to becoming BTSR’s second president, he served as pastor for 27 years, including two congregations in Virginia (Vandola Baptist near Danville, and Lakeside B…
July 19, 2015 “Keeping the Boat Afloat” Matthew 14:22-33
Jul 19, 2015 • 27 min
How does the sparking, passionate faith meet the day-to-day mundane part of life? Peter’s doubt started in the boat. “Lord, if it’s you…” The disciples in the boat kept it afloat. They were part of the team. What would have happened if the…
July 5, 2015 “Becoming Great” 2 Samuel 5:1-10
Jul 5, 2015 • 24 min
Ken presently serves as Team Leader for Empowering Leaders at the Virginia Baptist Mission Board. Ken has been serving in this leadership position since May 2008. Jesus is coming whether we prepare or not. Don’t miss Him. Jesus reminds us to be: 1. Peo…
June 28, 2015 CentriKid and Impact VA Testimonies
Jun 28, 2015 • 30 min
Our children attended CentriKid Camp at Eagle Eyrie and our youth went on a mission trip to Danville with Impact VA. Their testimonies were shared with us in our worship service.
June 21, 2015 “Transformation For All!” Matthew 9:35—38
Jun 21, 2015 • 26 min
Dr. Valerie Carter is a native New Yorker, a widow and has two adult sons. Rev. Carter serves as the Executive Director/Treasurer of the Woman’s Missionary Union of Virginia and formerly served as the Associate Pastor for Glocal Ministries at the Bon …
June 14, 2015 “Seeing What Matters” 1 Samuel 16:1-13
Jun 14, 2015 • 36 min
June 7, 2015 Graduate Recognition Sunday
Jun 7, 2015 • 21 min
NHBC recognized our high school and college graduates on June 7th. The podcast includes testimonies from the following graduates: Nick Verham Nicholas Clay Barrett White Hannah Mathews Arthur Petrey Then Rev. Rusty Lee interviewed the grad…
May 31, 2015 “The Eleventh Commandment” John 15:9-17
May 31, 2015 • 32 min
Love each other as I have loved you. Love is more than a feeling. Love is a verb when Jesus used it. People will know we are followers of Jesus by the way we love. Love is a COMMAND. Love is SACRIFICIAL. Our love DEFINES us. What if we …
May 24, 2015 “Things Happen Along the Way” Jeremiah 6:16-20; John 14:6
May 24, 2015 • 30 min
Donald J. Campbell is the Stewardship Strategist for the Virginia Baptist Mission Board and a Capital Stewardship Services Campaign Consultant. Don’s degrees include a Bachelor of Arts from John Wesley College, Master of Divinity from The Southern Bap…
May 17, 2015 “The Vine” John 15:1-8
May 17, 2015 • 29 min
There are three lifebloods needed for life: 3 minutes of oxygen 3 days of water 3 weeks of food….and your spirit. What needs to be pruned from your life to follow Him? Stay connected to the divine vine and bear much fruit.
May 10, 2015 “Looking Back to Look Forward” Proverbs 3:13-18; John 10:10b
May 10, 2015 • 27 min
One of our best sources of wisdom for us is the sages in our midst. In a survey, folks over 95-years-old said that if they had to live their lives over again, they would: 1. Reflect More 2. Risk More 3. Do more things that will live on after…
May 3, 2015 “Light Matters” Genesis 1:1-5; John 8:12; Matthew 5:16
May 3, 2015 • 23 min
1. The Light FOR the World is GOD. 2. The Light OF the World is JESUS. 3. The Light TO the World is US (BELIEVERS.) Jesus came as the light of the world to reveal something…the way to heaven. Is light important, and does it really matte…
April 26, 2015 “What Do These Stones Mean?” Joshua 4:1-9
Apr 26, 2015 • 25 min
The stones weren’t private markers. They were public. Joshua 4:24 Where do we celebrate the spiritual markers in our life? Where do we look back and say, “I saw God here, and I saw God here?” We must share what God has been doing in our live…
April 19, 2015 “Let the Children Come to Me” Luke 18:15-16
Apr 19, 2015 • 18 min
SERMON NOTES - Jesus, The Children and The Disciples Reject - to refuse to accept (someone or something) Rebuke - to express sharp, stern disapproval of; reprimand. Disciple - any follower of Christ Outcast - a person who is rejected from h…
April 12, 2015 “Say So Spirituality” John 20:19-31
Apr 12, 2015 • 32 min
Were the disciples asking “What’s next?” after the crucifixion? Did Jesus give the disciples a Mission Impossible? Yes, Jesus DID give the disciples a Mission Impossible and to US as well. Jesus is CLEAR: Just as God has sent Me, I send you! …
April 5, 2015 “Never Ending” Mark 16:1-8
Apr 5, 2015 • 26 min
Fear is a natural reaction to the resurrection. Easter gives us a new opportunity in life….no more “well that’s just life.” Jesus is our way to a new life that is never ending. Mark 16 ends so abruptly because it is a never ending story that…
March 29, 2015 “Donkey One” Luke 19:28-40
Mar 29, 2015 • 26 min
Ken presently serves as Team Leader for Empowering Leaders at the Virginia Baptist Mission Board. Ken has been serving in this leadership position since May 2008. Jesus is coming whether we prepare or not. Don’t miss Him. Jesus reminds us to be…
March 15, 2015 “Today You Will Be With Me” Luke 23:39-43
Mar 15, 2015 • 29 min
BACK STORY Isaiah 53:6-12 6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all. 7 He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led…
March 8, 2015 “What’s Mine is Yours” Luke 10:25-37
Mar 8, 2015 • 28 min
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March 1, 2015 “Discerning the Voice of God.” Mark 1:29-39
Mar 1, 2015 • 25 min
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February 15, 2015 “How Good It Is” Psalm 133
Feb 15, 2015 • 27 min
Church, we please God when … 1. We BELONG to one another. – Romans 12:5 2. ENCOURAGE one another. – 1 Thess. 5:11; Hebrews 3:13 3. FORGIVE one another. – Ephesians 4:32 4. Bear one another’s BURDENS. – Galatians 6:2 5. LOVE one ano…
February 8, 2015 “Fear, Failure or Faith?” Matthew 14:22-33
Feb 8, 2015 • 22 min
Matthew 14:22-33New International Version (NIV) Jesus Walks on the Water 22 Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. 23 After he had dismissed them, he went up on…
February 1, 2015 “Come, Follow Me” Mark 1:14-20
Feb 1, 2015 • 21 min
TODAY’S TAKEAWAYS: FOUR QUALITIES OF A JESUS FOLLOWER … 1. Be AVAILABLE. (Mark 1:17) 2. Don’t take yourself too SERIOUSLY. (Micah 6:8, MSG) 3. God will SHAPE you for the assignment. (Jeremiah 18:3) 4. Discipleship is your spiritual a…
January 25, 2015 “Things God Hates” Proverbs 6:16-19; Psalm 51:1-19
Jan 25, 2015 • 34 min
WHAT GOD HATES Proverbs 6:16-19 Our LOVING God HATES some things. He hates HAUGHTY EYES, and a LYING TONGUE. He hates HANDS that shed INNOCENT BLOOD. He hates a HEART that devises WICKED PLANS. He hates FEET that hurry to run to EVIL. He hates …
January 18, 2015 “Listening Ears” 1 Samuel 3:1-20
Jan 18, 2015 • 32 min
KEY THOUGHT: God has given each of us special gifts and God calls us to use them to serve God in this world. “Here I am; you called me.” (1 Sam. 3:8) TAKEAWAYS FOR THIS WEEK: 1. Don’t underestimate our RESPONSIBILITY in the spiritual formation o…
January 11, 2015 “Caring Enough to Ask” Acts 19:1-10
Jan 11, 2015 • 29 min
KEY QUESTION: Do we care enough to ask tough questions? HELPING OTHERS UNDERSTAND THE WAY OF FOLLOWING JESUS: 1. Take INITIATIVE. Paul cared enough to ask spiritual questions – Acts 19:1-2. While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road th…
January 4, 2015 “Meaningful Gifts” Matthew 2:1-12 (13-23)
Jan 4, 2015 • 29 min
KEY THOUGHT: “We are most like God when we GIVE.” For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son … (John 3:16) LESSONS FROM THE NATIVITY … MEANINGFUL GIFTS WITH MEANINGFUL IMPACT: 1. PERSONAL IMPACT — 10 When they saw t…
December 28, 2014 “Go For The Goal” Philippians 3:12-31
Dec 28, 2014 • 35 min
THE WAY TO GO FOR YOUR GOAL: 1. Never THINK you’ve reached PERFECTION. 2. Never LOOK BACK. 3. Never STOP PRESSING. We often scatter ourselves too thin. Learn to downsize. Focus on one goal God wants you to do, and go for that goal. Th…
December 24, 2014 “He Is Glorified” Luke 2:1-20
Dec 24, 2014 • 14 min
Part 4 of Advent Series “Preparing the Way” Discover that Jesus is glorified in all things — from the highest place to the lowest place.
December 21, 2014 “He Shows Us His Favor” Luke 1:39-58
Dec 21, 2014 • 27 min
PART 3 OF ADVENT SERIES “PREPARING THE WAY” WHAT IS FAVOR? Favor is God’s GRACE poured out on us for the sake of others. • Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. (Luke 1:30, NIV) • But why am I so favored, that the mother of m…
December 7, 2014 “He Is Among Us” Luke 1:26-38
Dec 7, 2014 • 27 min
Part 2 of Advent series “Preparing The Way” 1. THE MYSTERY OF THE GOSPEL IS THE INCARNATION. Mystery = that which can be made known by Divine revelation … according to [God’s timing] … to those who are illumined by the Holy Spirit. 1 2…
November 30, 2014 “He Is Near” Luke 1:1-25
Nov 30, 2014 • 35 min
Part 1 of Advent series “Preparing The Way” The difficult discipline of waiting, worship and answers to prayer.
November 23, 2014 “Because He Is Faithful” Psalm 100
Nov 23, 2014 • 18 min
Worship: Our RESPONSE to God’s faithfulness. Psalm 100 provides us a PATHWAY for worship: 1. Give the Lord a “shout out.” – v. 1 2. Serve with a glad heart. – v. 2 3. Draw near to God with songs. – v. 2b 4. Acknowledge God as our Creator and She…
November 16, 2014 “Don’t Miss The Moment” Rev 3:14-22; Luke 10:38-42
Nov 16, 2014 • 29 min
QUESTION: How Would You Measure Your Spiritual Vitality? COLD “JUST RIGHT” HOT 1. Don’t miss the moment of what God puts in FRONT of you. 2. Don’t miss the moment to sit at the FEET of Jesus. – Luke 1…
November 9, 2014 “Gratitude: A Keystone Habit” Luke 17:11-19
Nov 9, 2014 • 35 min
PART SIX OF “I AM A CHURCH MEMBER SERIES” A STORY OF INTENTIONAL GRATITUDE: Luke 17:11-19 KEYSTONE HABIT: A PATTERN that has the power to start a chain reaction, changing other habits as it moves through an organization or life of an individual….
November 2, 2014 “Church and Family” Matt 7:3-5; Eph 5:21-33; 6:1-4
Nov 2, 2014 • 29 min
PART FIVE OF “I AM A CHURCH MEMBER SERIES” QUESTION: HOW ARE CHRISTIANS TO LEAD THEIR FAMILIES TO BE HEALTHY CHURCH MEMBERS? 1. Model Christ’s UNCONDITIONAL love in the home and to the church. Ephesians 5:21-33; 6:1-4; Matthew 7:3-5 2. Make a…
October 26, 2014 “I Will Pray For My Church Leaders” 1 Timothy 3:2-5
Oct 26, 2014 • 35 min
PART FOUR OF “I AM A CHURCH MEMBER SERIES” WHY PASTORS? TO SHEPHERD THE FLOCK — John 10:14; Jeremiah 3:15; 1 Peter 5:2 WAYS PASTORS FUNCTION AS SHEPHERDS: 1. LEADERSHIP: • Overseer — 1 Timothy 3:2 • Equip the Saints for Ministry — Eph…
October 19, 2014 “I Will Not Let Church Be About Me” Mark 9:35
Oct 19, 2014 • 35 min
PART THREE OF “I AM A CHURCH MEMBER SERIES” He [Jesus] sat down and summoned the Twelve. “So you want first place? Then take the last place. Be the servant of all.” (Mark 9:35, MSG) STEPS FROM A “ME-ATTITUDE” TO A “WE-ATTITUDE” 1. Get Ove…
October 12, 2014 “I Will Be A Unifying Church Member” Ephesians 4:1-3
Oct 12, 2014 • 37 min
PART TWO OF “I AM A CHURCH MEMBER SERIES” “…walk worthy of the calling you have received…diligently keeping the unity of the Spirit…” (Eph. 4:1, 3). 1. Unity is vital to the HEALTH of a church - Ezra 3:10-13; Luke 5:17-20, 24b-26. 2. Unity is vi…
October 5, 2014 “I Will Be A Functioning Church Member” 1 Corinthians 12:12-31
Oct 5, 2014 • 21 min
Part One of “I Am a Church Member Series” 1. You MATTER to God – 1 Cor. 12:27-28. 2. Christians are on the SAME TEAM — 1 Cor. 12:26. 3. Church Membership is FOUNDED on Love – 1 Cor. 13: 4-5. 4. INACTIVE Church Membership is not Biblical – 1 Cor…
September 21, 2014 “Deployed Not Dispersed” Matthew 9:9-13
Sep 21, 2014 • 26 min
PART 3 OF “LIVE LIKE A MISSIONARY” MATTHEW 9:9-13 (v. 11) 10 While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew’s house, many tax collectors and sinners came and ate with him and his disciples. 11 When the Pharisees saw this, they asked his disciples, “Why d…
September 14, 2014 “Staying on the Message: Gospel” Galatians 1:3-5
Sep 14, 2014 • 33 min
PART 2 OF “LIVE LIKE A MISSIONARY” 3 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, 5 to whom glory be for ev…
September 14, 2014 Alma Hunt/Impact VA Missions Testimony
Sep 14, 2014 • 2 min
Sarah Castle, one of NHBC’s youth, spoke during our worship service about her experience volunteering with Impact VA this summer. Impact Virginia is a mission that is supported by the Alma Hunt State Missions offering that is collected each September.
September 7, 2014 “Essential Prayers for Missional Effectiveness” 1 John 5:14-15
Sep 7, 2014 • 28 min
PART 1 OF “LIVE LIKE A MISSIONARY” 14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him. (1 Jo…
August 31, 2014 “Rich Toward God” 1 Timothy 6:17-19; Luke 12:16-21
Aug 31, 2014 • 34 min
PART 5 OF “BEING RICH” SERIES WHAT YOU DO WITH YOUR MONEY AND TIME REVEALS WHAT YOU VALUE IN YOUR HEART. Jesus: For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. (Matthew 6:21) DON’T BE RICH IN THE WRONG WAY (Luke 12:16-21) 20 “But…
August 24, 2014 “Rich in Good Deeds” 1Timothy 6:17-19
Aug 24, 2014 • 32 min
PART 4 OF “BEING RICH” SERIES Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. 18 Comm…
August 17, 2014 “Rich Givers” 2 Corinthians 9:11; 1 Timothy 6:17-19
Aug 17, 2014 • 38 min
PART 3 OF “BEING RICH” SERIES QUESTION: WHY DID GOD MAKE YOU RICH? You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God. (2 Corinthians 9:11, NIV 1984)…
August 10, 2014 “Deceitfulness of Riches” 1 Timothy 6:17-19; Matthew 6:24
Aug 10, 2014 • 33 min
Part 2 of “Being Rich” Series KEY THOUGHT: THE WORLD WANTS YOU TO SERVE MONEY. No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and m…
August 3, 2014 “Good News, Bad News” 1 Timothy 6:17-19
Aug 3, 2014 • 34 min
PART 1 OF “BEING RICH” SERIES Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. 18 Comm…
July 27, 2014 “I Am The Vine” John 15:5
Jul 27, 2014 • 34 min
I AM JESUS—PART 4 Jesus said, “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5, NIV) WHY IS BEING CONNECTED IMPORTANT? “I am the true vine, and my…
July 20, 2014 “Three Things Everyone Should Know About Doubt” John 20:24-29
Jul 20, 2014 • 29 min
Three Things Everyone Should Know About Doubt 1. Doubt can be a NEGATIVE force. 2. Doubt can be a POSITIVE force. 3. God wants us to OVERCOME any doubt.
July 6, 2014 “I Am the Light of the World” John 8:2-12
Jul 6, 2014 • 33 min
I AM JESUS—PART 3 “I Am the Light of the World” Jesus said, …I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. (John 8:12, NIV) …Yes, I am sending you to the Gentiles to open their ey…
June 29, 2014 Testimonies From Youth Mission Trip and Children’s CentriKid Camp
Jun 29, 2014 • 18 min
Several of our youth and children spoke about their experiences the prior week. The NHYM youth traveled to Sea Palms in Myrtle Beach on a mission trip. Our Kids in Christ attended the CentriKid Camp at Eagle Eyrie in Lynchburg.
June 22, 2014 “Fight - Part 2 - Winning the Battles That Matter Most” Judges 16:28-30; Deuteronomy 20:3-4
Jun 22, 2014 • 41 min
Part 2 - Winning the Battles that Matter Most RECAP FROM PART 1… MEN: God created you with the heart of a WARRIOR. The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I wi…
June 15, 2014 “Fight - Part 1- Winning the Battles That Matter Most” Exodus 15:2-3
Jun 15, 2014 • 35 min
MEN: GOD CREATED YOU WITH THE HEART OF A WARRIOR. The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him. The Lord is a warrior; the Lord is his name. (Exodus 15:…
June 8, 2014 Youth Sunday/Graduate Recognition
Jun 8, 2014 • 8 min
Three of our high school graduates gave their testimonies. Courtney Gunn Taylor Hutchinson Missy Powell
May 25, 2014 “I Am The Good Shepherd” John 10:11
May 25, 2014 • 36 min
I AM JESUS—PART 2 I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. (John 10:11, NIV) “I tell you the truth, anyone who sneaks over the wall of a sheepfold, rather than going through the gate, must surely be a thief and…
May 18, 2014 “Persecuted” Matthew 5:10-12
May 18, 2014 • 36 min
BLESS THIS HOME PT.4 • We are not just a CHRISTIAN family • We are a Christ-CENTERED home TODAY’S KEY THOUGHT: • If you are a Christ-centered family, you will be PERSECUTED. KEY PASSAGE: Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righ…
May 11, 2014 “Peacemakers” Matthew 5:9
May 11, 2014 • 40 min
BLESS THIS HOME PT.3Key Verse: Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. (Matthew 5:9, NIV)PeaceMAKERS, not PeaceKEEPERS•Peacekeepers often AVOID conflict to keep the peace•Peacemakers EMBRACE conflict to make peaceKEY THOU…
May 4, 2014 “Pure in Heart” Matthew 5:8
May 4, 2014 • 34 min
BLESS THIS HOME PT.2Key Verse: Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. (Matthew 5:8, NIV)MAIN THOUGHT: Without Christ, there is no such thing as a PURE heart.The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?…
April 27, 2014 “Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness” Matthew 5:6
Apr 27, 2014 • 35 min
BLESS THIS HOME PT.1Key Verse: Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. (Matthew 5:6, NIV)IN YOUR HOME, WHAT DO YOU HUNGER FOR?_________________________________________________________________________________…
April 20, 2014 “I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE” John 11:25
Apr 20, 2014 • 27 min
KEY PASSAGE: Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?” (John 11:25-26, NIV). DEAD ENDS1. DEAD IN YOUR …
April 13, 2014 “Get Your Edge Back—Ridiculous Recovery” 2 Kings 6:1-7
Apr 13, 2014 • 38 min
MAIN THOUGHT: GOD KNOWS HOW TO HELP YOU FIND WHAT YOU DIDN’T MEAN TO LOSE.HOW HAVE YOU LOST YOUR SPIRITUAL EDGE?HOW DO YOU GET YOUR EDGE BACK?1. BE HONEST ABOUT WHERE YOU LOST IT.“The Man of God asked, ‘Where did it fall?’” (2 Kings 6:6).2. GOD CARES A…
March 23, 2014 “Ridiculous Provision” 2 Kings 4:1-2, 3-7
Mar 23, 2014 • 30 min
Part 3 of “Elisha” Series“The wife of a man from the company of the prophets cried out to Elisha, ‘Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that he revered the Lord. But now his creditor is coming to take my two boys as his slaves.’ 2 Elisha repli…
March 16, 2014 “Digging Ditches—Ridiculous Faith” 2 Kings 3:9-20; James 2:26
Mar 16, 2014 • 33 min
Part 2 of “Elisha” SeriesMAIN THOUGHT: YOUR GREATEST NEED BECOMES A BLESSING WHEN IT DRIVES YOU TO DEPEND ON GOD.•2 Kings 3:9-18TWO PRINCIPLES OF FAITH THAT WORKS:1.ONLY GOD CAN SEND THE WATER, BUT SOMETIMES HE WANTS YOU TO DIG A DITCH.•James 2:26 “Ju…
March 9, 2014 “Why I Am Tickled to Be a Baptist” - Dr. William E. Hatcher
Mar 9, 2014 • 29 min
Dr. Fred Anderson portrayed Dr. William E. Hatcher for our Senior Sunday at New Highland. Dr. Anderson is the Director of the Virginia Baptist Historical Society Museum located at the University of Richmond.
March 2, 2014 “Two Reminders” Numbers 15:37-41
Mar 2, 2014 • 26 min
A. God required the ISRAELITES to wear TASSELS on their garments, with a BLUE CORD on each TASSEL. B. The Israelites were to LOOK AT THE TASSELS to REMIND them of the COMMANDS of the Lord, and OBEY them.C. Jesus gave us TWO REMINDERS. The bread remin…
February 23, 2014 “Do You Think Before You Speak?”
Feb 23, 2014 • 33 min
“Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words—-they’ll just break our hearts.” Robert Fulgham1. LIES (Proverbs 6:16-19)2. SLANDER (Proverbs 10:18-19a)3. GOSSIP (Proverbs 18:8)4. DEATH AND LIFE (Proverbs 18:21)5. …
February 16, 2014 “Four Things God Has Never Seen”
Feb 16, 2014 • 29 min
Four Things God Has Never Seen:1. Someone He cannot love. John 13:12. A sickness He cannot heal. Mark 5:25-34, Mark 7:24-30, 2 Kings 13:143. A sinner He cannot forgive. 1 Timothy 1:12-164. A substitute for His Son. Christ is unique. John 1:1-3
February 9, 2014 “Get Your Call On - Ridiculous Commitment” 1 Kings 19:19-21, Luke 5:11
Feb 9, 2014 • 39 min
Part 1 of “Elisha” SeriesSo Elijah went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen, and he himself was driving the twelfth pair. Elijah went up to him and threw his cloak around him. 20 Elisha then left his oxen…
February 2, 2014 “Know, Grow and Serve”
Feb 2, 2014 • 31 min
Dr. Bob Fleming preached for Pastor Bob Lee who was called away.We all need to Go! We need to put our faith in action. We must Know Christ, Grow in Christ and Serve Christ.
January 19, 2014 “Everyone Ends Up Somewhere” Proverbs 29:18; Acts 20:22-24
Jan 19, 2014 • 34 min
Big Idea: Everyone ends up somewhere. Few people end up somewhere on purpose.“Where there is no vision, the people perish” (Proverbs 29:18, KJV).Four Phases of Stepping into God’s Vision for your life:1. The Spirit’s PROMPTING – Acts 20:22a2.Certain U…
January 13, 2014 “Our Commitment to God in Generation Next” Isaiah 59:21
Jan 13, 2014 • 57 min
Rev. Rick Fisher continued with his message to our congregation on Monday evening.
January 13, 2014 Pastor’s Conference Session 2 “The Personal Life of the Pastor”
Jan 13, 2014 • 50 min
Rev. Rick Fisher led a conference for area pastors while he was here with NHBC.
January 13, 2014 Pastor’s Conference Session 1 “The Pastor as Spiritual Leader”
Jan 13, 2014 • 55 min
Rev. Rick Fisher led a conference for area pastors while he was here with NHBC. This is the first session.
January 12, 2014 “A Call to Personal Holiness” 2 Chron. 7:13-14: Is. 6:1-9
Jan 12, 2014 • 36 min
HUMBLE OURSELVES, TURN FROM OUR WICKED WAYSHumble - “worship”Humble - “confession”Humble - “obedience”PRAY AND SEEK HIS FACEThe prayer life of the Christian is the truegauge of all the rest of their life…the outerlife of activity never rises above the …
January 12, 2014 Part 2 of “A Call to Personal Holiness” 5 PM Service
Jan 12, 2014 • 64 min
1. The Way I View God - Fear God - respect, honor, be in awe of Him, take God seriously2. How I Deal With My Sin - What is sin? Not making a mistake. Sin is living or behaving. - Confess your sin. Name it. Repent. Forsake. - What does God do with o…
January 5, 2014 “Embracing Your Response Ability” Matthew 25:14-30
Jan 5, 2014 • 34 min
Big Idea: To whom something is given, something is required. We are responsible.• Life is not FAIR.• Unfair can become an EXCUSE for irresponsibility.•We are responsible for our RESPONSES.•Response-ability = RESPOND-ability: We don’t choose which opp…
December 29, 2013 by Rev. Dr. Bob Fleming
Dec 29, 2013 • 28 min
Dr. Bob Fleming, Pastor of Visitation and Senior Adults preached the Sunday after Christmas.
December 24, 2013 “Fear Not” Matthew 1:18-25
Dec 24, 2013 • 13 min
In this Christmas Eve message, we looked at how we can overcome the fear of what others think about us. Joseph faced a monumental decision and he did what God commanded him to do. Takeaways:1. Surrender yourself to pleasing an audience of ONE.2. Wh…
December 22, 2013 “Fear of What God Has Planned for Us” 2 Timothy 1:7; Luke 1:26-38
Dec 22, 2013 • 34 min
Part 15 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God”A Series on Experiencing GodQuestion: Why are We Afraid of God’s Plans?1. God’s interruptions are often INCONVENIENT. – Luke 1:26-29• “Do not be afraid” – Luke 1:302. God’s PURPOSE is often different than y…
December 15, 2013 “Experiencing Life Together” 1 John 1:7; 1 Cor. 13:4-8
Dec 15, 2013 • 33 min
Part 14 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God”A Series on Experiencing GodKoinonia (GK) = “FELLOWSHIP with God.” Koinonia is the most complete expression of a love relationship with God. When you live in this kind of relationship with God, you will h…
December 8, 2013 “Go Time!” Mark 16:15
Dec 8, 2013 • 21 min
Go Time!
December 1, 2013 “The Local Church is the Hope of the World” Matthew 16:18; Romans 12:5
Dec 1, 2013 • 32 min
Part 13 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God”A Series on Experiencing GodSix Characteristics of the Local Church:1.A CREATION of Christ. He BUILDS the church. – Matthew 16:18. 2. A living BODY of Christ with many members – Romans 12:5.3.Christ is th…
November 24, 2013 “The God Who Provides” Jonah 1-4
Nov 24, 2013 • 36 min
Part 11 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God” A Series on Experiencing GodThe story of Jonah points to the God who Provides:The First Word – 1:1-2 •PROTECTION – 1:17•ANSWERS to Prayer – 2:10•SECOND Chances – 3:1-2•A Greater PERSPECTIVE – 4:4The Last W…
November 17, 2013 “The Costs of Obedience” Acts 9:1-25
Nov 17, 2013 • 34 min
Part 11 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God” A Series on Experiencing GodSeries Recap: EG Reality #7 — “You come to know God by experience as you obey him, and he accomplishes his work through you.”Obedience is not:•Right BELIEF or DOCTRINE•WORSHIP•…
November 10, 2013 “Making Adjustments” 1 Kings 19:15-21; Luke 18:18-27; 19:1-10
Nov 10, 2013 • 41 min
Part 10 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God” A Series on Experiencing GodSeries Recap: •When God invites you to join him in his work, the task is always God-sized.•Your response will require faith.•Faith will be demonstrated by action. Action #1: …
November 3, 2013 “The Crisis of Belief” Pt 2 1 Samuel 17; James 2:26
Nov 10, 2013 • 29 min
Part 9 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God” A Series on Experiencing GodEG Reality #5: “God’s invitation for you to work with Him always leads you to a crisis of belief that requires FAITH and ACTION.“Crisis of Belief” Defined: A Crisis of Belief is…
October 27, 2013 “The Crisis of Belief” Pt 1 Joshua 6:1-5
Oct 27, 2013 • 35 min
Part 8 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God”A Series on Experiencing GodEG Reality #5: “God’s invitation for you to work with Him always leads you to a crisis of belief that requires FAITH and ACTION.Question: Do we really believe that the God of the…
October 20, 2013 “How Does God Speak?” Part 2 Ps 46:10, Jn 10:14, 27
Oct 20, 2013 • 25 min
Part 7 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God”A Series on Experiencing GodReality #4:”God speaks by the Holy Spirit through the Bible, prayer, circumstances, and the church to reveal Himself, His purposes, and His ways.”“Be still and know that I am God”…
October 13, 2013 “How Does God Speak?” Part 1 Judges 6-7; John 1:1, 14
Oct 13, 2013 • 37 min
Part 6 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God” A Series on Experiencing God1. In the Old Testament, God spoke in many DIFFERENT ways (i.e., angels, dreams, prophets) – see Judges 6-7 and the story of Gideon.2. In the Gospels, God spoke through His SON –…
October 6, 2013 “Watch and See” John 3:16, John 14:21, Deut. 32:46-47
Oct 6, 2013 • 24 min
Part 5 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God” A Series on Experiencing GodReality # 3 God invites you to become involved with Him in His workReview reality – The two key words of reality #3 are INVITES and INVOLVED.I.God’s invitation – it is CLEAR and…
September 29, 2013 “We Were Made for More” Matthew 6:19-21; 22:37-38; John 10:10
Sep 29, 2013 • 32 min
Part 4 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God” A Series on Experiencing GodYou Were Made to …1. Submit to the AUTHORITY of JesusJesus said, “I have been given all authority” … •You are loved – “I have loved you even as the Father has loved me. R…
September 22, 2013 “God-Centered Living” Matthew 6:33; Colossians 3:17, 23-24
Sep 22, 2013 • 32 min
Part 3 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God”A Series on Experiencing God“To know and do God’s will, you must deny self and return to a God-centered life” –Henry BlackabyThree Essentials of a God-centered life:1. Godly RELATIONSHIPS.2. Joyful EXPERIENC…
September 15, 2013 “Joining God in His Work” Exodus 2-4; Jeremiah 29:11
Sep 15, 2013 • 23 min
15th Anniversary of NHBCPart 2: Knowing and Doing the Will of God A Series on Experiencing GodThe Seven Realities of Experiencing God (1) 1.God is always at work around you.2.God pursues a continuing love relationship with you that is real and persona…
Sept. 8, 2013 “What Is God’s Will for My Life?” Exodus 2-4; John 17:3
Sep 8, 2013 • 39 min
Part 1 of “Knowing and Doing the Will of God”A Series on Experiencing Godby Rev. Dr. Robert LeeKey Scriptures: “Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent” (John 17:3, NIV).“And whatever yo…
Sept. 1, 2013 “The God Upstream” Joshua 3-4
Sep 1, 2013 • 35 min
Part 7 of “The Rivah”A Series on Rivers in the Bibleby Rev. Dr. Robert Lee“Joshua told the people, ‘Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do amazing things among you’” (Joshua 3:5, NIV).Definition: To consecrate is “to be holy, to be dedica…
August 18, 2013 “When We Go Against the Current” 1 Samuel 17
Aug 18, 2013 • 36 min
Part 5 of “The Rivah” A Series on Rivers in the Bible“Then [David] took his staff in his hand, chose five smooth stones from the stream, put them in the pouch of his shepherd’s bag and, with his sling in his hand, approached the Philistine” (1 Samuel 1…
August 11, 2013 “The Invisible River of Strength” Psalm 46
Aug 11, 2013 • 29 min
Part 4 of “The Rivah” A Series on RiversWhen we feel like giving up Psalm 46 offers spiritual help and hope! “There is a River whose streams make glad the city of God” (Ps. 46:4). 1. GOD is all we need – vv. 1-3.2. When everything falls apart, when l…
August 4, 2013 “Come Follow Me” Matthew 4:18-22
Aug 4, 2013 • 31 min
Part 3 of “The Rivah” A Series on Rivers in the BibleIn today’s message, the headwaters of the Jordan River lead us to the Sea of Galilee where Jesus called his first disciples and conducted much of his ministry. We will see how ordinary people are in…
July 28, 2013 “The River of Peace and Purpose” Exodus 2:1-10
Jul 28, 2013 • 42 min
Part 2 of “The Rivah”A Series on Rivers in the BibleIn today’s Old Testament narrative, set on the banks of the Nile River, the birth story of Moses helps us to receive the peace of God and to live in the purposes of God. We will view the story in the…
July 21, 2013 “Let’s Go Down to the River” Matt. 3:13-17
Jul 21, 2013 • 40 min
Part 1 of “The Rivah” A Series on Rivers in the BibleWe are launching into a new series on Rivers in the Bible! Each Sunday through Labor Day weekend we will study either a literal geographical river found in scripture or the figurative use of rivers…
July 16, 2013 “Fireworks” Luke 8:16-18
Jul 16, 2013 • 24 min
“Fireworks”Luke 8:16-18So often it is the light that shines in the midst of the darkness that produces “WHOA!”A contrast:* We have a lamp that gets lit, but then is HIDDEN UNDER something.* We are to put a lamp on a STAND so that others can see the LIG…
July 7, 2013 “Facing Adversity” Isaiah 53:5
Jul 7, 2013 • 38 min
ADVERSITY ACROSTIC:ACCEPT the events of your life as part of how God equips you.DECIDE to follow Jesus’ ways of responding to trials.VEER to neither the right nor left from the path of obedience.EXPECT the Holy Spirit to help you grow through your diff…
June 30, 2013 Testimonies from Youth and Children’s Trips
Jun 30, 2013 • 21 min
Our NHYM youth had just returned from a mission trip to Myrtle Beach, SC and our KIC children had returned from CentriKid at Eagle Eyrie. Several youth and children spoke about their experiences during the week.
June 23, 2013 “What If It Is True?” John 3:16
Jun 23, 2013 • 20 min
Basic Thoughts:1. What if there really is a heaven and hell?2. What if God really expects the Church to carry out the Great Commission?3. What if there really are those with no access to the Gospel?4. What if God really expects each of us to take a…
June 16, 2013 “Stop Searching & Start Looking”
Jun 16, 2013 • 39 min
To Start Looking:1. Pray2. Be Open and Willing to Respond3. Act - Be Still and Listen
June 9, 2013 Youth/Graduate Recognition Sunday
Jun 9, 2013 • 23 min
Several of our high school graduates shared their testimonies with us during our Youth/Graduate Recognition Sunday.
June 2, 2013 “Eat, Pray, Love & Serve” Matthew 26:26-28
Jun 2, 2013 • 25 min
The Lord’s Supper reminds us of:1) The FRAILTY of Life2) The Need to be THANKFUL: a) for the undeserved access to the table due to the sacrifice of our savior b) for the comfort and peace of the meal c) for the hope or hopefulness that comes …
May 26, 2013 “Grander Vision Living” Colossians 4:5–6
May 26, 2013 • 37 min
Part 4 of Series: Just Walk Across the Room Key PassageLet your light shine before others in such a way that they may see your good works and then glorify your Father who is in heaven.—Matthew 5:16 (NIV)Living the Grander Vision means that your …1. Pr…
May 19, 2013 “The Power of Story” 1 Peter 3:15; John 5:24
May 19, 2013 • 34 min
Part 3 of Series: Just Walk Across the RoomNew Highland Baptist ChurchKey Passage: “I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life.”—John 5:24 …
May 12, 2013 “Living in 3D” Matthew 5:13
May 12, 2013 • 35 min
Part 2 of Just Walk Across the Room SeriesNew Highland Baptist ChurchHe looked them in the eye, one after another, angry now …furious at their hard-nosed religion. He said to the man,“Hold out your hand.” He held it out … And it was as good as new!—Mar…
May 5, 2013 “The Single Greatest Gift” Philippians 2:5-11
May 5, 2013 • 30 min
Part 1 of Series “Just Walk Across the Room”A Series based on “Just Walk Across the Room” by Bill Hybels, Senior Pastor of Willow Creek Community ChurchTo Give Someone the “single greatest gift of all:1. Be willing to enter the Zone of the Unknown.2. L…
April 28, 2013 “Eternal Questions from God’s Word” Genesis 3:1-13
Apr 28, 2013 • 25 min
Rev. Keith Robinson, retired pastor and teacher of the United Class here at NHBC, preached at the 11:00 service on 4/28/13 for Senior Adult Sunday. The main question that we need to ask is “What shall I do with Jesus?”
April 28, 2013 “A Letter From Zacchaeus” Luke 19:1-10
Apr 28, 2013 • 12 min
Dr. Bob Fleming, Pastor of Visitation and Senior Adults, preached at the 8:30 service on 4/28. His message was based upon the encounter that Jesus had with Zacchaeus the tax collector.Servants of Christ need to incorporate the following into their liv…
April 21, 2013 “This is Not the Time to Pray” Joshua 7:2-13, Genesis 15:16
Apr 23, 2013 • 36 min
Sermon NotesPart 3 of Series: “Taking Responsibility”New Highland Baptist Church(This series was adapted from the series “Taking Responsibility for Your Life” by Andy Stanley, Pastor of North Point Ministries. We purchased the Sermon Essentials Kit fr…
April 14, 2013 “The Disproportionate Life” Galatians 6:3-9
Apr 14, 2013 • 34 min
Sermon Notes:Part 2 of Series: “Taking Responsibility”New Highland Baptist Church (Message adapted from Andy Stanley, Senior Pastor of North Point Ministries through purchase of Sermon Essentials Kit from North Point Resources.)Big Idea: We reap what …
April 7, 2013 “Let the Blames Begin” Genesis 1:27-29; 3:8-13
Apr 7, 2013 • 40 min
* Part 1 of Series: “Taking Responsibility”Big Idea: You are responsible, so take responsibility.Three Principles of Responsibility:Principle # 1: You were created to be RESPONSIBLE—Genesis 1:27-29Principle #2: As responsibility INCREASES, the need…
Easter Sunday 2013 “Drawing the Line” Matthew 2:9; Luke 23:45
Mar 31, 2013 • 28 min
When Jesus came, everything changed! When Jesus comes into a person’s life, everything changes!The cross is the dividing line in our lives. The cross is the bridge from death to life (B.C. to A.D.) By dying for us on the cross, Jesus took our sins a…
March 24, 2013 “The Stones Will Cry Out” Luke 19:28-41
Mar 24, 2013 • 31 min
Sermon Notes—Palm SundayBy Rev. Dr. Robert Lee1. God has an ASSIGNMENT for each disciple—vv. 30-31.2. God requires immediate OBEDIENCE—v. 32.3. When God speaks, be CONFIDENT in your response—v. 34.4. When God makes an assignment, COMPLETE the task—v. …
March 17, 2013 “The Marks of Freedom” Galatians 6:1-18
Mar 17, 2013 • 35 min
Sermon Notes Part 9 of Galatians Series: “Living Free”A Series on Paul’s Letter to the Galatian ChurchesFour Distinguishable Marks for the Galatian Believers:1. Be a BURDEN Bearer—Gal. 6:1-52. Be a BLESSING Sharer—Gal. 6:6-103. Be MADE NEW by the Creat…
March 10, 2013 “Let My Life be the Proof” Galatians 5:16-26
Mar 10, 2013 • 35 min
Sermon Notes Part 8 of Galatians Series: “Living Free”A Series on Paul’s Letter to the Galatian Churches:Three Commands for the Spirit-filled Life:1. Be SINGLE Minded—5:16-18.2. Don’t take your freedom to the EXTREME—5:19-21.3. Let your LIFE be the PRO…
March 3, 2013 “Freedom’s Edges” Galatians 5:1-15
Mar 3, 2013 • 25 min
Sermon Notes Part 7 of Galatians Series: “Living Free”A Series on Paul’s Letter to the Galatian Churches:Four risks Christians face when we fall away from God’s grace.1. We risk our LIBERTY—5:1.2. We risk our spiritual WEALTH—5:2-6.3. We risk losing ou…
February 24, 2013 (11:00 am) “Choose to Be Free” Galatians 4:12-31
Feb 24, 2013 • 41 min
Part 6 of Galatians Series: “Living Free”A Series on Paul’s Letter to the Galatian Churches:Paul speaks the TRUTH in love—Gal. 4:12-201. What steals our joy?2. The truth hurts.3. Be aware of others’ motives.Paul relies on SCRIPTURE to address necessary…
February 24, 2013 (8:30 am) “Choose to Be Free” Galatians 4:12-31
Feb 24, 2013 • 37 min
Part 6 of Galatians Series: “Living Free”A Series on Paul’s Letter to the Galatian Churches:Paul speaks the TRUTH in love—Gal. 4:12-201. What steals our joy?2. The truth hurts.3. Be aware of others’ motives.Paul relies on SCRIPTURE to address necessary…
February 10, 2013 ““Grace: The Great Equalizer” Galatians 3:15-4:11
Feb 10, 2013 • 34 min
Part 5 of Galatians Series: “Living Free”A Series on Paul’s Letter to the Galatian Churches:When we face challenges to our faith, Paul provides some reminders:1. About GOD—Gal. 3:15-182. About God’s PROMISES—Gal 3:19-253. About our ADOPTION—Gal. 3:26-2…
February 3, 2013 “Consider the Scriptures” Galatians 3:1-14
Feb 5, 2013 • 24 min
Part 4 of Galatians Series: “Living Free”February 3, 2013 by Rev. Dr. Robert LeeA Series on Paul’s Letter to the Galatian Churches:Paul Challenges the Galatian Christians to think and reflect upon their experiences with God.1. The believers must consid…
January 27, 2013 “The Case for Grace” Galatians 2:1-21
Jan 27, 2013 • 35 min
Part 4 of Galatians Series: “Living Free”January 27, 2013 by Rev. Dr. Robert LeeA Series on Paul’s Letter to the Galatian Churches:Key Truth: Paul was relentless in his defense of the grace of God (the Gospel). May we follow his example.Galatians 2:1-…
January 20, 2013 “Grace Experienced”
Jan 20, 2013 • 21 min
On January 20, I (Pastor Bob Lee) had prepared to preach a message from Galatians 2:1-21. But during worship, I was overwhelmed by emotion and could not preach. January 20 was the first anniversary of the death of my step-father and as the praise team…
January 13, 2013 “But When God” Galatians 1:11-24 (key verse 1:15)
Jan 13, 2013 • 40 min
Part 2 of Galatians Series: “Living Free”January 13, 2013 by Rev. Dr. Robert LeeA Series on Paul’s Letter to the Galatian Churches:Key Concept: The Christian life calls for transparency so that we have credibility. Question for Application: How can w…
January 6, 2013 “Made, Raised, and Rescued” Galatians 1:1-10
Jan 6, 2013 • 38 min
Part 1 of Galatians Series: “Living Free”by Rev. Dr. Robert LeeIntroduction to Paul’s Letter to the Galatian Churches:1. Paul explains his ministry: He was MADE an apostle by God and he was the FOUNDER of the churches in Galatia—Gal. 1:1-2.2. Paul com…
December 30, 2012 “A Walk to Remember” John 11:1-44
Dec 30, 2012 • 27 min
Rev. Derek Gordon preached on the Sunday after Christmas and continued in a two-part message from the story of Lazarus.
December 24, 2012 “Always Believe” Psalm 105:4; 2 Cor. 5:18-21
Dec 24, 2012 • 13 min
On Christmas Eve, Pastor Bob Lee wrapped up our series “Christmas at the Movies” with a message on reconciliation. In Christ, we are reconciled to God our Father in heaven and we are reconciled to one another. We always (Psalm 105:4) have this hope t…
December 23, 2012 “Walking With Christ to Leave a Legacy” John 11:1-44
Dec 23, 2012 • 30 min
Rev. Derek Gordon continues in our series “Christmas at the Movies” and uses clips from the movie, “Elf” to illustrate how we can leave a legacy by walking with Christ.
December 16, 2012 “Not Like the Rest of the World” Romans 8:39
Dec 16, 2012 • 25 min
Part 3 of Series “Christmas at the Movies” Movie: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” based on the book by Dr. SeussIn this message, we deal with the tragedy in Newtown CT and seek to find hope and healing through the Lord Jesus Christ. We used film cli…
December 9, 2012 “Peace for Your Christmas Vacation” Luke 2:8-20
Dec 9, 2012 • 36 min
Part 2 of Series “Christmas at the Movies” by Rev. Dr. Bob LeeReading of Main Passage: Luke 2:8-20Key Verse: “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests” (Luke 2:14, NIV).Big Idea: Peace is not a concept or a princip…
December 2, 2012 “Your Life On Purpose” Acts 17:16-34
Dec 2, 2012 • 33 min
Part 1 of Series “Christmas at the Movies”by Rev. Dr. Bob Lee (featuring clips from It’s a Wonderful Life)Key Verse: “For in him we live and move and have our being. As some of your own poets have said, ‘We are his offspring’” (Acts 17:28, NIV).Big Ide…
November 25, 2012 “Proclaiming God’s Powerful Plan” Luke 9:18-27
Nov 25, 2012 • 23 min
Dr. Bob Fleming serves as Pastor of Visitation and Senior Adults at New Highland and delivered God’s word on 11/25/12.
November 18, 2012 “Giving Away Money, Leaders, and People” Acts 11:27-30; 13:2-3
Nov 18, 2012 • 30 min
Part 8 of Series: “Becoming a Transformational Church”Acts 11:27-30; Acts 13:2-3 Big Idea: Transformational churches embrace a spirit of generosity and trust that God will honor their sacrifice. The Believers at Antioch were generous with their Resou…
November 11, 2012 “Building Strong and Courageous Leaders” Acts 11:24; Acts 9:26-31; Acts 13:1
Nov 11, 2012 • 40 min
Part 7 of Series: “Becoming a Transformational Church”Acts 11:24; Acts 9:26-31; Acts 13:1 Big Idea: God creates, shapes, and uses strong and courageous leaders to do His work. God’s Pattern for Accomplishing His Work:1. God allows a NEED.2. God calls…
November 4, 2012 “Managing Conflict” Acts 15:36-41
Nov 4, 2012 • 32 min
Part 6 of Series: “Becoming a Transformational Church”Big Idea: Healthy churches ANTICIPATE conflict and preserve the UNITY of the fellowship.Five Principles for Handling Conflict:1. ANTICIPATE Conflict.2. Address and CONFRONT conflict situations.3. W…
October 28, 2012 “Maintaining Doctrinal Integrity” Acts 15:1-35
Oct 28, 2012 • 36 min
Part 5 of Series: “Becoming a Transformational Church”Acts 15:1-35Big Idea: Transformational churches uphold the core CONVICTIONS of the gospel while showing the FRUIT of the Spirit. The decision from the Jerusalem Council in Acts 15:1. PRESERVED the…
October 21, 2012 “Antioch: A Disciple-Making Community” Acts 11:25-26
Oct 21, 2012 • 42 min
Part 4 of Series: “Becoming a Transformational Church” Acts 11:25-26Transformation Defined: Learning to think BIBLICALLY and Behave ACCORDINGLY. The theological word for this process is Sanctification.Teaching to see Lives Changed:1. Barnabas and Sau…
October 14, 2012 “Innovations at Antioch” Acts 11:19-30, 13:2-3
Oct 14, 2012 • 48 min
Part 3 of Series: “Becoming a Transformational Church”Acts 11:19-30 By Rev. Dr. Robert Lee“Innovation” Defined: Innovation refers to “The act of introducing something NEW. Something newly introduced.” The innovating organization will try things. It su…
October 7, 2012 “Antioch: Being Empowered by the Holy Spirit” Acts 11:19-30
Oct 7, 2012 • 32 min
Part 2 of Series “Becoming a Transformational Church” I. Four Aspects of Spirit-filled Leaders:1. Conversion.2. Surrendering CONTROL of your life.3. Stopping SINFUL behavior.4. Accepting the Spirit’s filling by FAITH.II. Results of being Spirit-fille…
September 30, 2012 “The Church at Antioch: An Ancient Model for the Future Church” Acts 1:8; 8:1; 11:19-30
Sep 30, 2012 • 32 min
Part 1 of Series: “Becoming a Transformational Church”1. Transformational Churches Seek to Raise the “BAR”:a) People BECOME more like Jesus—(Rom. 13:14; 2 Cor. 5:17; Eph. 4:15; 2 Cor. 3:18) – C.S. Lewis said: we are to become “little Christs.”b) Chu…
Sept. 23, 2012 “Fruitfulness—Part 3” John 15:1-8
Sep 23, 2012 • 32 min
Part 3 of 2012 Fall Revival Series at NHBC by Rev. Tommy Speight, Senior Pastor of Courtland Baptist Church
Sept. 23, 2012 “Fruitfulness—Part 2” John 15:1-8
Sep 23, 2012 • 37 min
Part 2 of Fall Revival Series at NHBC by Rev. Tommy Speight, Senior Pastor at Courtland Baptist Church
Sept. 22, 2012 “Fruitfulness—Part 1” John 15:1-8
Sep 22, 2012 • 32 min
Part 1 of NHBC Fall Revival Series by Rev. Tommy Speight, Senior Pastor at Courtland Baptist Church
September 16, 2012 “The Final Week of Jesus’ Life” Mark 11-16
Sep 16, 2012 • 22 min
Part 24 of Series “The Gospel of Mark”By Rev. Dr. Robert Lee(This sermon includes a dramatic portrayal of Jesus carrying a large cross. At a point in the sermon, Dr. Lee asks “Can I help you with that ” and takes the cross and carries it for the remain…
September 9, 2012 “What Do You Want Jesus to do for You?” Mark 10:35-45, 46-52
Sep 9, 2012 • 16 min
Sermon Notes“What Do You Want Jesus to do for You?”Mark 10:35-45, 46-52September 9, 2012Part 23 of Series “The Gospel of Mark”By Rev. Dr. Robert LeeKey Concept: Our ALIGNMENT with the heart and mind of Christ.1. As we look at James and John (vv. 35-37…
September 9, 2012 Testimonies from Dr. David LeRoux and Caroline LeRoux
Sep 9, 2012 • 31 min
On 9/9/12, Dr. David LeRoux and his daughter Caroline shared their testimonies from their mission trip to Honduras this July . They were part of a team that served with Friends of Barnabas. David is an eye doctor and served many patients throughout t…
September 2, 2012 “The Purpose of Jesus” Mark 10:32-34
Sep 2, 2012 • 25 min
Verse to Remember: “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many” (Mark 10:45; see also Matthew 20:28). 1. The CROSS is the most recognized symbol in the world because God “so loved” the wor…
August 26, 2012 “Somebody Serve Somebody!” John 13:1-5
Aug 26, 2012 • 40 min
On 8/26, Nate Clarke was our suuply preacher at NHBC. Nate is a student at Liberty Univ. studying religion and pastoral leadership. He was called to preach at age 16 and hopes to plant a church in the Richmond area. He is the great-grandson of long-…
August 19, 2012 “Three Essentials of an Influential Church” Mark 9:33-50
Aug 19, 2012 • 41 min
“Three Essentials of an Influential Church”Mark 9:33-50Part 21 of Series “The Gospel of Mark”Key Verse: Jesus said, “Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again?” (Mark 9:50a, NIV).1. Cultivate a spirit of HUMILITY and…
August 12, 2012 “When We’re at Our Wits’ End” Mark 9:2-13, 14-32
Aug 12, 2012 • 36 min
“When We’re at Our Wits’ End”Mark 9: 2-13, 14-32Part 20 of Series “The Gospel of Mark”1. Don’t let SENSELESS ARGUMENTS cause you to lose focus—vv. 14-16.2. When we’re at our WITS’ END, we can always turn to Jesus—vv. 17-18.3. Jesus gave his FULL ATT…
August 5, 2012 “Who Do You Say I Am?” Mark 8:27-30
Aug 5, 2012 • 25 min
“Who Do You Say I Am?”Mark 8:27-30 (8:31-9:1)Part 19 of Series “The Gospel of Mark”The Supreme Question:• “What do you think about the Christ?” (Matthew 22:42)• “Who do you say I am?” (Mark 8:29)• Or more simply put: “Who is Jesus?” Basis for our Re…
July 29, 2012 “New Hope Haiti Mission” Update
Jul 29, 2012 • 29 min
Scott Salvant, Missionary and Executive Director of New Hope Haiti Mission spoke at NHBC on July 29. Scott’s message offers a challenge to us as we seek to be on mission for God. To learn more about New Hope Haiti Mission, please visit their website ht…
July 22, 2012 “In the Middle” Mark 6:45-56
Jul 22, 2012 • 38 min
Jesus Walks on the Water1. Mostly, we are in THE MIDDLE—v. 47.2. God ALLOWS believers to experience the middle.3. God is constantly WATCHING OVER his people—v. 48.4. God is WITH US in the middle—vv. 48b-51.5. Jesus is all we NEED—v. 50b.
Zack Verham 7-8-12 Early.mp3
Jul 9, 2012 • 18 min
Zack is a former member of our student ministry (NYHM) and grew up in our church. He just completed his first year at University of Virginia. He is active in Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship — http://www.xaatuva.com/. Zack shares how God has been at …
“Believing the Unbelievable” (11:00 a.m. service)
Jul 9, 2012 • 25 min
Mark 6:30-44Part 17 of Series “The Gospel of Mark”By Rev. Dr. Robert Lee1. Great things are POSSIBLE with God.2. Great things require PREPARATION and PLANNING (vv. 30-32).3. Great things will meet with DISAPPOINTMENT and DOUBT (vv. 33- 37)4. Gr…
“Believing the Unbelievable” (8:30 a.m. service)
Jul 8, 2012 • 11 min
Mark 6:30-44Part 17 of Series “The Gospel of Mark”By Rev. Dr. Robert Lee1. Great things are POSSIBLE with God.2. Great things require PREPARATION and PLANNING (vv. 30-32).3. Great things will meet with DISAPPOINTMENT and DOUBT (vv. 33- 37)4. Gr…
Testimonies from Centri-Kid and M-Fuge: Kira Vansteenburgh, Nick Clay, and Tim Gunn
Jul 1, 2012 • 21 min
On July 1, we heard testimonies from our children and youth as well as adult volunteers who attended both Centri-Kid and Mission-Fuge this summer. As you listen, please pray in thanksgiving for how God worked in, among, and through our young people, t…
Testimonies from Centri-Kid and M-Fuge: Lyndsey Martin, Ryan Brickey, Allison Aylor, Tim Smith
Jul 1, 2012 • 23 min
In this podcast you will hear testimonies from those who attended both the Centri-Kid and Mission-Fuge camps this summer. We give thanks to God for the great experiences that they have had. Thanks to Derek Gordon and Kim Gunn, ministers, as well as ou…
From Lament to Hope
Jun 24, 2012 • 22 min
“From Lament To Hope”Lamentations 3:19—26God was faithful to the Israelites as He led them from lament inBabylon to hope in Judah.1. God is faithful to complete the __________ of_____________________ He begins in each___________________. (Philippians 1…
June 17, 2012 “Fully Rely On God” Mark 6:1-16
Jun 17, 2012 • 33 min
“Fully Rely on God”Part 16 of Series “The Gospel of Mark”By Rev. Dr. Robert Lee1. Always remember there is room for GRACE — (Mark 6:1-6). 2. God provides ENCOURAGEMENT to disciples through— (Mark 6:7-13)• a clear purpose (vv. 12-13)• other believers …
June 3, 2012 “Called to a Non-Judgmental Presence” Mark 5:1-20 and 21-43
Jun 3, 2012 • 26 min
Part 15 of Series “The Gospel of Mark”“It is impossible to stay where we are and go with God”—Henry Blackaby in “Experiencing God”1. The Gospel calls believers to a NON-JUDGMENTAL stance.2. The Gospel transforms the believer’s way of thinking. This…
May 27, 2012 “Spiritual Formation in Life’s Storms” Mark 4:35-41
May 27, 2012 • 19 min
Part 14 of Series “The Gospel of Mark” May 27, 2012 (Note: Due to problems with air conditioner in sanctuary, we ended the sermon early and did not get to cover all three points in the notes below.)1. Jesus is WITH us in the storms—Psalm 121; Matthew …
May 20, 2012 “Five Teachings for the Christian Witness” Mark 4:21-25
May 20, 2012 • 33 min
Part 13 of Series “The Gospel of Mark” May 20, 20121. STEWARD the Gospel—Mark 4:21.2. Shed light on the GREAT TRUTHS in God’s word—Mark 4:22.3. Watch what you HEAR—Mark 4:24a.4. Consider your ATTITUDE and EXPECTATIONS—Mark 4:24b.5. Faithfulness i…
May 13, 2012 “Parables for Parenting” Mark 4:1-20, 26-29, 30-34
May 13, 2012 • 37 min
Part 12 of Series “The Gospel of Mark” Key Verses: • Jesus said, “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener” (John 15:1, NIV).• “Fathers [and mothers], don’t exasperate your children by coming down hard on them. Take them by the hand and lead …
May 6, 2012 “Radical Obedience” Mark 3:20-35
May 6, 2012 • 42 min
“Radical Obedience” Mark 3:20-35Part 11 of Series “The Gospel of Mark” May 6, 2012Key Verse: “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes” (Ephesians 6…
April 22, 2012 “Unlimited Generosity” 2 Corinthians 8:1-7
Apr 22, 2012 • 34 min
Part Three of “Unlimited” Series1. The Macedonians exceeded the EXPECTATIONS of others.2. The Macedonians put FIRST things FIRST.3. The Macedonians GAVE because God gave first to them.4. May our DESIRE to do God’s work be matched by its COMPLETION….
April 15, 2012 “Unlimited Giftedness” 1 Peter 4:10-11 (Prayer and silence for VA Tech precedes sermon)
Apr 16, 2012 • 40 min
Part Two of “Unlimited” SeriesBig Idea: “Every believer has been given some ability with which to serve God.”The Purpose for having a gift is to GLORIFY God—(1 Peter 4:11b).Four Biblical Perspectives of Our Giftedness (1 Peter 4:10-11):1. The UNIQUENE…
April 8, 2012 “Unlimited Gospel” Ephesians 3:6-11 (John Tschantre testimony prior to sermon)
Apr 8, 2012 • 23 min
Part One of “Unlimited” SeriesBig Idea: “God wants to do “unlimited” BUSINESS in every believer—(Ephesians 3:20-21).Question to Consider: “How Can We Encounter God’s Unlimited Gospel?”1. God wants us to experience the unlimited POWER of Jesus Christ—…
April 1, 2012 “Triumph and Tears” Mark 11:1-11
Apr 1, 2012 • 12 min
On Sunday we observed the theme of Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem which begins the Holy Week for Christians. The “palms” help us to remember how the people paid homage to Jesus as he entered the city. We also emphasized Jesus’ “passion” of the…
March 25, 2012 “Second Chance” Hebrews 12:1-3
Mar 25, 2012 • 25 min
Mr. Andrew Sloane, Shop Teacher at Chickahominy Middle School here in Hanover County, was our guest speaker today. Mr. Sloan has influenced hundreds of students through his seventeen-plus year as a school teacher. His message about the “God of second…
March 18, 2012 “The Principle of Replication” Mark 3:13-19
Mar 18, 2012 • 32 min
Key Verse: “[Jesus] appointed twelve—designating them apostles …” (Mark 3:14). 1. Prayer—Jesus prayed ALL NIGHT about his decision (Luke 6:12).2. “Bracketology”—Jesus SELECTS the Twelve (Mark 3:14; Luke 6:13).3. The DNA of Discipleship—was Jesu…
March 11, 2012 “Sabbath Keeping” Mark 2: 23-28; 3:1-6
Mar 11, 2012 • 36 min
Key Verse: “The Sabbath was made to serve us; we weren’t made to serve the Sabbath. The Son of Man is no lackey to the Sabbath. He’s in charge!” (Mark 2:27-28, The Message).1. Sabbath has its roots in CREATION—(Genesis 2:1-3).2. Sabbath is the KEY …
*March 4, 2012 “New Wine” Mark 2:18-22
Mar 4, 2012 • 30 min
*There is a film clip from the movie “Up” at the 15:13 to 18:45 mark in the sermon audio. Since this clip doesn’t have much dialogue and is more visual, you may wish to forward through that section. Sermon Notes: The word “parable” means “to COME ALO…
February 26, 2012 “The Round Table” Mark 2:13-17
Feb 26, 2012 • 34 min
Key Verse: “On hearing this, Jesus said to them, ‘It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners’” (Mark 2:17, NIV).1. Discipleship involves building RELATIONSHIPS—Mark 2:13-14.2. Relationsh…
February 12, 2012 “Lonely Places” Mark 1:40-45
Feb 12, 2012 • 33 min
Key Verse: “As a result, Jesus could no longer enter a town openly but stayed outside in lonely places” (Mark 1:45b, NIV).1. The man with leprosy was able to APPROACH Jesus without hindrance.2. Jesus did not put religious codes and cultural stigma ab…
February 5, 2012 “Practicing the Presence of God” Mark 1:29-39
Feb 5, 2012 • 29 min
Key Verse: “Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed” (Mark 1:35).Practicing the Presence of God creates within us a sense of HOLY EXPECTANCY.Vocation: Work beco…
January 29, 2012 “Your Life’s Theme” Genesis 1
Jan 29, 2012 • 25 min
January 29 was my first Sunday back following the death of my step-father on January 20. We certainly appreciate your prayers and encouragement as we mourn. I chose to preach from Genesis 1 and deal with the truth that God has created each of us in h…
January 22, 2012 “Come Follow Me” Mark 1:14-20
Jan 22, 2012 • 30 min
Join Rev. Derek Gordon as he leads our message on becoming a follower of Jesus—what it means to be in step with God’s call and leadership.
“The Art of Marriage” at New Highland Baptist Church
Jan 17, 2012 • 0 min
NHBC is hosting “The Art of Marriage” conference on Feb. 3-4. Please visit http://www.firstthingsrichmond.org/topic/aom-registration to learn more and to register. The ad on our podcast is sponsored by Entrust Financial Credit Union and is airing in …
January 15, 2012 “The Badlands” Mark 1:9-13
Jan 15, 2012 • 33 min
Key Verse: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased” (Mark 1:11, NIV).1. Jesus PREPARED for his assignment. He had a TEACHABLE spirit. (v. 9)2. Jesus humbled himself and submitted to WATER BAPTISM. (vv. 9-10)3. Jesus had an audience…
January 8, 2012 “Preparing the Soil of Our Souls” Part One of “The Gospel of Mark” Series
Jan 8, 2012 • 30 min
Key Question: How can we “leave the broken, irreversible past in God’s hands, and step out into the invincible future with him?” (source below)1. Clear out things that HINDER. “God requires an account of what is past” (Eccl. 3:15, NKJV).2. PLAN for…
January 1, 2012 “Good News of Great Joy” Luke 2:8-12
Jan 1, 2012 • 24 min
We bring you God’s grace and peace this New Year! On January 1, Dr. Bob Fleming preached an encouraging message. He challenged each of us in attendance to share Christ’s love with others in the following way: “Share Jesus with at least one person eac…
December 25, 2011 “It’s Christmas Again!” Hebrews 1:1-4
Dec 25, 2011 • 22 min
Jesus Christ is God incarnate [in the flesh]. He is the exact representation of God the Father. If you want to understand what God is like, just look at Jesus! Christmas is a reminder that we are to “put on Christ” and seek to be an exact imitation …
December 24, 2011 “From Cross to Crib” Luke 2:1-20
Dec 24, 2011 • 15 min
In the Christmas Eve sermon, I shared that the birth of Christ is a wonderful and magnificent celebration, but without the resurrection, it would be just another birth story. We are reminded that we cannot separate Christmas from Easter. The birth of…
December 11, 2011 “Celebrating the Future in the Present” Luke 1:46-55
Dec 11, 2011 • 30 min
As we journey toward the celebration of the birth of our Savior, our text is “Mary’s Song” — her response to the revelation that God had chosen her to bring Jesus, the Savior, into the world. 1. Mary responded with an attitude of HUMILITY.2. Mary H…
December 4, 2011 “Wilderness” Mark 1:1-8 and selected verses
Dec 4, 2011 • 23 min
In this message, we acknowledge that the wilderness is where God lives because that’s where most of us live. The week preceding this message was a very challenging time for our people—lots of struggles. May this message offer hope that in the end, w…
November 27, 2011 “Mary Magdalene: A Faithful Disciple”
Nov 27, 2011 • 38 min
Part Nine of “Stepping Into Significance” Series. Mary Magdalene was “delivered” by Jesus’ healing; she was “devoted” to his ministry; and she was “delighted” at his resurrection.
November 20, 2011 “Joseph” Selected verses from Genesis
Nov 20, 2011 • 10 min
Part Eight of Stepping Into Significance—Nick Clay, one of our students, preaching.
November 20, 2011 “Priscilla and Aquilla: A Lesson in Leadership” Acts 18
Nov 20, 2011 • 16 min
Part Eight of Stepping Into Significance Series—Sarah Castle, one of our students, preaching.
November 13, 2011 “Barnabas: Stepping Out of the Balcony” Acts 4:32-37
Nov 13, 2011 • 24 min
Part Seven of Stepping Into Significance Series
November 6, 2011 “Daniel and Friends: Teens of Faith” Hebrews 11:32-34; Daniel 1-6
Nov 6, 2011 • 26 min
Part Six of Stepping Into Significance Series
October 30, 2011 “Jephthah: A Lesson on Making Decisions” Judges 11-12:1-7; Hebrews 11:32
Oct 30, 2011 • 33 min
Part Five of Stepping Into Significance SeriesEven faithful people with the best of intentions make poor decisions. And God works redemptively in these circumstances.
October 23, 2011 “When the Roof Flies Off” Genesis 50:19-20
Oct 23, 2011 • 45 min
Part Four of Stepping Into Significance SeriesRev. Mike Gray, pastor of Newington Baptist Church, Gloucester, VA, preaching at NHBC in a pulpit exchange with our pastor.
October 16, 2011 “Ananias: From Obscurity to Significance” Acts 9:1-18; 22:12-16
Oct 16, 2011 • 28 min
Part Three of Stepping Into Significance Series
October 9, 2011 “Caleb: A Courageous Leader” Numbers 13-14; Joshua 14-16
Oct 9, 2011 • 31 min
Part Two of Stepping Into Significance Series
October 2, 2011 “Esther: Risking It All” Esther 1-4 (4:15-17)
Oct 2, 2011 • 29 min
Part One of Stepping Into Significance Series
September 25, 2011 “A Question of Authority” Matthew 21:23-32
Sep 25, 2011 • 32 min
Is Jesus your Lord? Is he your Vision? Does Jesus have domain over everything in your life? Is he your Wisdom? Is he Ruler of all?
September 18, 2011 “Is Grace Fair?” Matthew 20:1-16
Sep 18, 2011 • 30 min
The Parable of the Workers
September 11, 2011 “9-11: A Decade Later” Matthew 5:13-16
Sep 11, 2011 • 37 min
In today’s service, we reflect on the tenth anniversary of 9-11-01.
August 7, 2011 “Faith Comes Through Hearing” Romans 10:1-15 (17)
Aug 7, 2011 • 39 min
The Lord’s Supper follows the sermon (about 26 mins) on this recording.
July 31, 2011 “Jacob Wrestles With God” Genesis 32:22-32
Jul 31, 2011 • 34 min
Today, Pastor Bob recalls the story of Jacob in the Old Testament and makes the connection to life transformation in Christ Jesus.
July 10, 2011 “The Parable of the Sower” Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
Jul 10, 2011 • 28 min
Today we focus on the generosity of God.
April 24, 2011 “The Encrypted Life” Colossians 3:1-4 (5-11)
Apr 24, 2011 • 23 min
This message was preached on Easter Sunday at New Highland.