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Whose Glory?

And He (Jesus) died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves, but for Him who for their sake died and was raised. 2 Corinthians 5:15 Jesus came to save us from our sin problem. That problem focuses all of our thoughts and desires in filling and getting glory for ourselves […]

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Glory to God in the Highest

Hallelujah! For the Lord our God the Almighty reigns. Let us exult and give him the glory. Revelation 19:6b-7a Just as the angels sang “Glory to God in the highest!” when they announced the birth of the new king Jesus, there will again be great singing in heaven to celebrate the marriage supper of the […]

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Join us for Fall fun, worship, and fellowship this month

Dear FBC Friend, Ready for pumpkins, autumn leaves, sweaters and bonfires? I have to admit, after Christmas – fall is my favorite time of year. We already picked our own pumpkins on an Amish farm, bought fresh donuts, ate some candy corn, and decorated the house for fall. The Swanson’s are hosting our annual Bonfire Saturday October […]

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Happy Fourth of July

What’s happening at First Baptist Church this month? Happy Fourth of July and thank God for the freedoms we can celebrate in this great nation. Yes, we have problems to fix, and yes, we need to be united again under God and indivisible; but we have liberty and freedom for all. Let’s do our part […]

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Please Pray for Unity in our Nation

“But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.” 1 John 2:11 ESV Please Pray for Unity Our nation is fighting over serious racial issues and abuse of power and needs unity. The verse above […]

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Discouraged, depressed or fearing the future?

What help does God offer when you are discouraged, depressed, or fear the future? In these video episode you’ll hear from two gifted individuals uniquely suited to discuss how God can help us through pain, suffering, and discouragement- Joni Eareckson Tada and Dr. Michael Easley. Dr. Ankerberg talks with Joni and Michael about three neglected […]

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Church Service online only this Sunday

Due to the coronavirus meeting and assembly restrictions, this Sunday’s worship service and all other services, meetings and events are canceled until further notice.  Join the Sunday morning worship service on Facebook LIVE or watch/listen later on our website. Dear Church Family & Community, “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but […]

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See you Sunday!

Our hope is in the Lord! Chautauqua county has not suggested canceling church services. We are planning to meet for our regular worship service & classes this Sunday morning and growth groups through the week unless further meeting restrictions are announced. Let us know if you are not feeling well. Please stay home and recover […]

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Do You Love Your Neighbor?

The Great Commandment(s) When Jesus was asked to sum up everything into one command, He said to love God with everything you have and to love your neighbor as yourself. And He (Jesus) answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and […]

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Joy to the World – Advent Devotional

Advent is for adoring Jesus Christ. It is an annual season of patient waiting, hopeful expectation, soul-searching and calendar watching for many churches, individuals and families. There is no biblical mandate (instruction) in Scripture to observe Advent. It’s an optional thing – a tradition that developed over the course of church history as a time […]

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