Prerequisites for Mission and Ministry

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. October 22, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Psalm 96:1-9 New International Version (NIV) Psalm 96 1 Sing to the Lord a new song;     sing to the Lord, all the earth. 2 Sing to the Lord, praise his name;...

Euodia, Syntyche and Lula Whilden

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. October 15, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Psalm 23 New International Version (NIV) Psalm 23 A psalm of David. 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures, he...

Two Stories

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. October 8, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Philippians 3:4-14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 4 even though I, too, have reason for confidence in the flesh. If anyone else has reason to be confident...

Making Paul Happy… Or God

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. October 1, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Philippians 2:5-13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 5 Let the same mind be in you that...

Have We Lost Our Marvels?

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. September 24, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. John 1:1-14 New International Version (NIV) The Word Became Flesh 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was...

Creation and the Cross

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. September 17, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Jeremiah 29:4-7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 4 Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from...