Sunday, August 11, 2019 William “Bob” Caulk speaking “Keeping the Faith”

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Bob Caulk, our Sunday School Director and Deacon will be speaking in the Morning Service. Bob is a graduate of Talbot Theological Seminary where is taught Greek. His wife Valerie is in the Choir, a soloist, serves on our Benevolence Ministry Team, Stewardship Ministry Team and is a Trustee. They have 2 grown children. Bob will be bringing a message of encouragement to our church. Join us for a wonderful time of sharing, fellowship and worship our Lord in the church.

Sunday, August 4, 10:30 AM Last Words for Christian Ministry, Acts 20, Pastor Dan's last sermon

Paul’s farewell to the Ephesian Elders

Paul’s farewell to the Ephesian Elders

This Sunday is Pastor Dan’s last Sunday as Pastor of First Baptist Church. He is retiring and eventually moving to the Northwest. He will be sharing Paul’s final words to the Ephesian elders as an appropriate Scripture for his last sermon. The admonitions and warnings are appropriate for such an occasion. Join us for this momentous occasion.

Sunday, July 28, 10:30 AM, What is Repentance? Acts 17: 16-31

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Repentance is not the most popular preaching theme in our modern world. It is however the major theme of most awakenings and revivals in the past 300 years in the world and America. Paul did not let the sophistication and open-mind spirit of the Athenians stop him from preaching repentance to some of the great minds in the world from whom has come many fields of study and government. Paul winds up bringing them to God’s judgment because of the risen Lord. Despite the few that accepted Christ, he preached the whole counsel of God. Join us Sunday as Pastor Dan attempts to do that. It should be a stem-winder of a sermon and you don’t want to miss it.

10:30 AM, Sunday Sunday Sermon, July 21, The Representation of the Three Crosses at Calvary

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There were 3 crosses that day representing all of us. One was He who died for our sins. The one was he who died in His sins and the other was one who died to His sin. These interesting comparisons will be looked at in detail by Pastor Dan. Come hear the interesting message which will describe how every person who has every walked the face of the earth stand in relation to God. You will see the deep meaning of the cross to everyone whether they believe it or not.

10:30 AM, Sunday, July 14, Believing and Living by Biblical Authority, II Peter 1:15-21

We must use the Bible as an Authority not culture

We must use the Bible as an Authority not culture

How do we use the Bible as an Authority in our lives? Many religious groups have some identification with the Bible but do not use it properly. We can believe the Bible is God’s Word but not use it properly. Pastor Dan will be highlighting competitors, core teachings and convictions we can have regarding God’s Word. The sermon will help you understand Biblical authority and why it is important in the church and our lives. You will gain a lot of information to help you by hearing this message.

Sunday Morning, 10:30 AM, July 7, First Baptist Church of Camarillo, Warnings and Requirements for a Godly Nation Ps. 11, 33

That was our founders dream and should be our aspiration  With the 4th of July still in our minds Pastor Dan will sharing about warnings we need to heed to preserve our nation’s freedom and revive her moral character. He will also be looking at requirements Israel had to heed for us to be protected and blessed by God. The moral character of our nation could not be more under attack than today. The Christian message has been spurned by many in the redefinition of a new set of moral values Join us Sunday as look at the history of our declaration concerning how our freedoms come from God and need to be understood in our day and age for future generations to survive.

That was our founders dream and should be our aspiration

With the 4th of July still in our minds Pastor Dan will sharing about warnings we need to heed to preserve our nation’s freedom and revive her moral character. He will also be looking at requirements Israel had to heed for us to be protected and blessed by God. The moral character of our nation could not be more under attack than today. The Christian message has been spurned by many in the redefinition of a new set of moral values Join us Sunday as look at the history of our declaration concerning how our freedoms come from God and need to be understood in our day and age for future generations to survive.

Sunday Morning, June 30th, 10:30 AM, Michael Harris in Concert

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Michael Harris, Christian Recording Artist will be with us in concert Sunday Morning at 10:30 AM. Michael has a wonderful testimony of being raised by a single-mom and escaping a life of crime from the streets of Chicago through finding Christ as Saviour. Michael has a wonderful operatically trained voice. He sings all kinds of Christian music and with his thrilling testimony makes it an experience you don’t want to miss. Come Sunday and you are bound to be blessed.

June 23, Sunday Sermon: 10:30 AM, The Priesthood of Believer Means You and Me

No elevated priest stands between us & God

No elevated priest stands between us & God

The Priesthood of the Believer in a New Testament church means we don’t have earthly elevated priests over us.. We have Spiritual Leaders like the Pastor and staff but they are not part of a hierarchy in the church. This great truth means we can read and interpret the Bible on our own, have direct access to God in prayer, minister in the church with fellow believers and can witness and win people to Christ. All these powerful practices are standard issue in the New Testament Church. Pastor Dan will be sharing how these explosive truths should liberate the church to be used of God in a tremendous way. Don’t miss this message.

Sunday Sermon, Father's Day June 16, 10:30 AM, Needed Gap Standers

Father’s should stand between their family and sinful influences invading the home

Father’s should stand between their family and sinful influences invading the home

We will be honoring and praying for our Fathers on Father’s Day this Sunday. Ezekiel was given a message from God about how the culture of Judah would be rescued by a man standing in the gap. Whether this is Ezekiel or Fathers, the message is still the same. The moral erosion can be stopped in the home, church and culture through Godly men standing for the Lord. The need to fill the gap between evil merging with children and the family. On Father’s Day we especially remember the men who are standing in the gap and others who will be challenged to do so. Join us Sunday for this special Father’s Day message that Pastor Dan will bring.

Sunday Sermon June 9, 10:30 AM, The Mistakes of Sponsorship Salvation and Truths about Soul Competency

We  all need to Individually to  Come to Christ

We all need to Individually to Come to Christ

Sunday’s message will expose some false-assumptions about making a decision for someone else to come to Christ. The premise for the message is that all must come to Christ and personally trust in the saving work of Christ for our sins. These false-assumptions will be revealed. Then Pastor Dan will be sharing biblical truths about the need to come to Christ and accept Him as Saviour and Lord personally and individually. The message is based on foundation truths we need to highlight and dare not ignore. Join us Sunday for this insightful message.

Sunday June 2, 10:30 AM Sunday Sermon "New Testament Church Governance

Most Baptist Churches have Congregational Church Governance

Most Baptist Churches have Congregational Church Governance

How is a church governed under the Lordship of Christ. There are several models in churches today. Pastor Dan will be sharing the biblical model for what he believes is the congregational rule of the church. This means every member has a vote on important decisions in the church. He bases this on the equality everyone has because of their salvation in coming to Christ. He will share how Baptists don’t have a hierarchy in their churches and how congregational rule should fuel the total participation of the body of Christ. Join us Sunday for this interesting and informative message.

Sunday Sermon, May 25, 10:30 "What are our Rights as a Church in the Government"

Representing our Churches right not to be discriminated against

Representing our Churches right not to be discriminated against

The right to practice our faith freely is guaranteed in the first amendment of our Constitution. Baptists have been leaders in this struggle because of harassment and even imprisonment in the early days of our country when it was still under British rule. Today we face a different challenge in our church’s right to speak out against government endorsed immorality. What are our rights in this climate today. Pastor Dan will be presenting an interesting and informative message as we commemorate those who did not come back in the wars we have fought as a nation. Join us for the special observance also.

Sunday Sermon, May 19, 10:30 AM "The Value of One for Whose Your One"

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Sunday we will be studying how God used one person or how one person was reached for Christ that influenced many others. The message will be in conjunction with a national campaign for Southern Baptists to pray 30 days continually for one person (using a prayer guide) to come to Christ. Because of this emphasis Pastor Dan will be looking at these individuals scattered throughout the Old and New Testament that show the value of one person to make the difference as they let God use them. He will also look at how one strategic person can reach many others. The whole message and emphasis are to concentrate on that one person to come to Christ in this 30 day period of praying which will obviously continue after the 30 days. Join us for this interesting and different message and will amaze you what God did with one person.

Sunday Sermon May 12, 2019, 10:30 AM (Mother's Day), The Do's and Don't of Motherhood

3 Generations in the Family on Mother’s Day

3 Generations in the Family on Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day and we are telling our Mother’s how much we appreciate them. Pastor Dan will be sharing a special challenge to Mothers on “The Do’s and Don’ts of Motherhood.” Women today are smothered with so many responsibilities pulling them in all different directions. We dare not forget being a good Mother though and the virtues of it. He will be looking at selected Proverbs guiding us into God’s wisdom for being a good Mother. After, all that’s what really counts anyway: so that your children will rise up and call you blessed not just on Mother’s Day but all the time. Join us Sunday for this informational and challenging message.

Sunday Sermon, May 5, 10:30 AM. Why Believer's Baptism by Immersion is Important

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Philip baptizing the Ethiopian Eunch

The story of Philip baptizing the Ethiopian Eunuch is a thrilling and instruction one. Sometimes lost is the baptism of the Eunuch by Phillip. It is very revealing though, in illustrating what the New Testament teaches about Believer’s Baptism by Immersion. Pastor Dan will be sharing tremendous truths about baptism bound to help you know what the Bible teaches about the subject. It will challenge you to seek it if you haven’t had it and explain to those confused what it really is. Ultimately, the sign of a growing church is people being baptized on a regular basis. May God help that to be reality in all our churches.

Sunday, 10:30 AM, April 28, 2019 " Recieving People in the Fellowship of the Church through their Profession of Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ"

Cornelius, meeting Peter for the first time.

Cornelius, meeting Peter for the first time.

The story of Cornelius and his household coming to Christ through sending for Peter and hearing his preaching is a thrilling one. It shares for the first time how the gospel came to the Gentiles. It shows how God is no respecter of persons. It shows much more though. It shows what is needful to be a part of a New Testament church. This is strong component of what makes a New Testament church. Pastor Dan will be sharing how the church at Jerusalem accepted the news of the Gentiles after Peter explained it to them. It is a model of how believer’s baptism by immersion is important as well as being a part of a New Testament Church. Join us Sunday for this interesting story of the Gentiles coming to Christ in the like manner in which the Jewish Christians did.

Easter Sunday April 21, 10:30 AM , Evidences of the Ressurection I Cor. 15

The Cross and Empty Tomb is the centerpiece of our faith

The Cross and Empty Tomb is the centerpiece of our faith

Easter Sunday is this Sunday. We will be looking at the most comprehensive study in the Bible of the Resurrection in I Corinthians 15. Pastor Dan will be showing the abundance of evidence to demonstrate the Resurrection of Christ when compared to other historical events that are completely accepted. Pastor Dan will be sharing also the certanity and the motivation the Resurrection of Christ gives our faith. The choir will be sharing selected portions from their recent presentation. It promises to be a great day with a plentiful sermon of Scripture and assurance we have because of the Resurrection.

Sunday April 14 10:30 AM; From the Double Cure of the Cross: The Imputed Righteousness of Christ Romans 3:21-26

The Process of Imputation through Christ’s Sacriifce on the Cross for us.

The Process of Imputation through Christ’s Sacriifce on the Cross for us.

The 2nd work of Christ in the song Rock of Ages relates to the Imputed Righteousness of Christ. The song says He cleanses from sin. This refers to the payment once and for all Jesus made from sin I John 1:7. The other work accomplished is making us pure. This means the righteousness God gives us when we trust in Christ’s sacrifice for us as our salvation. It is how God sees us in Christ. It is our coverage from the wrath of God against sin. It does not mean we will never sin again., but it is how God counts His Son’s work toward us on our behalf when we believe. Come Sunday and hear this core teaching of the true meaning on the cross on Palm Sunday in Pastor Dan’s message.

Sunday April 7, 10:30 AM "Sermon from a Song: Rock of Ages: The Double cure of the Cross"

The renown hymn with much meaning

The renown hymn with much meaning

The Hymn “Rock of Ages: Cleft for Me” is filled with tremendous purpose and meaning that helps explain Jesus work on the cross in our behalf. The verse which says, “Be of sin the double cure: Cleanse from sin and make me pure” explains this truth. The double effect of the cross is seen in that what Jesus did on the cross was the payment for sin all of us owe. Yet, the 2nd effect of Christ’s work is to make us pure. It cleanses us of all sin if we put our faith and trust in Christ. God sees us covered with His son’s righteousness which is perfect and He sees Jesus as bearing our sin totally. This tremendous message will be explained by Pastor Dan in this message drawn from Scripture using this song as a basis for these wonderful truths.

Sunday March 31, 10:30 AM, How to Find Strength from God's Glory

The Mount of Transfiguration appearance of Moses and Elijah with Jesus

The Mount of Transfiguration appearance of Moses and Elijah with Jesus

The Mount of Transfiguration experience of Jesus being transfigured with Moses and Elijah appearing has a deep meaning. To often we skim over it and are amazed at these two pillars of Israel joining Jesus there. But there is a deeper meaning in what they conversed with him about and how Jesus gained strength thru this experience to go to the cross and die for our sins. Pastor Dan will be exploring this meaning and help we who need strength to face the challenges of life by God’s glory. Join us for this informative message.