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Mercies of God (Life on the Altar)

February 5, 2021 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

I have begun a series of posts on the message of Romans 12 entitled “Life on the Altar: The Life We Are Called to Live.” I expect this study will take us into the summer, and my prayer is that it will be an encouragement to you in your walk with Christ.   The legacy of the book of Romans roars through the centuries as a ... Keep Reading

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On the Eve of Romans

January 29, 2021 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

We are a few weeks away in our FBCG family from an extended study in the book of Romans. In my study prep for this series, I was reminded of the impact of this God-breathed letter from Apostle Paul. In the fourth century, Augustine (A.D. 354-430) heard a child singing the words tole lege, tole lege (“take up and read&rdquo... Keep Reading

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Are Happiness and Joy the Same?

January 22, 2021 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

A common teaching among Christians for the last 100 years has been that happiness and joy are not the same thing. On the one hand, happiness is fleeting and circumstantial, while joy has its roots in something more substantial. Happiness is a fun, bouncy feeling that comes and goes based upon one’s circumstances. However, joy is an inn... Keep Reading

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The Marriage Supper of the Lamb

January 14, 2021 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

The events of the past year have been a profound wake-up call for the second coming of Jesus Christ. No escapism in that claim, only blessed hope. No bizarre predictions of when Christ will return because they are always wrong. Only settled conviction that the promises of Jesus’ return fill the New Testament with the triumph of the Kin... Keep Reading

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Every Year the Year of the Bible 2021

January 7, 2021 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

I’m resuming a regular blog schedule this year that will hopefully be a weekly encouragement to press on to the high calling of God in your life.  At the top of that pursuit would be a life committed to a regular intake of Scripture. For some years now, I have offered a message in which I challenge the FBCG family to conside... Keep Reading

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Be Anxious for Nothing

November 3, 2020 | by: James Law | 0 Comments

Those who produce the YouVersion Bible App have posted in recent years the Bible verse that was most often shared, bookmarked, and highlighted in a given year. Not surprisingly, the most sought out verses had themes dealing with fear and anxiety. In 2017, the most popular verse with YouVersion was Joshua 1:9 which is set in the context... Keep Reading

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Hurricane Zeta Update

October 27, 2020 | by: Jarrod Lamberth | 0 Comments

Dear FBCG Church Family,While we hope that our area will be spared the most significant impacts of Hurricane Zeta, the storm's arrival time presents some difficulties for our Wednesday schedule. Because we may have significant weather arriving just as everyone would be driving to and from church, we have cancelled all Wednesday min... Keep Reading

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RTR Podcast Launch

July 23, 2020 | by: Jarrod Lamberth | 0 Comments

FBC Gonzales has just launched its very own podcast. The first episode of "Running the Race" is now online. This week, Pastor Jim Law and Student Minister Alex Rea discuss the origins and importance of the nuclear family. The podcast is intended to be an outreach and discipleship tool. If you find the content helpful, be sure to like and sh... Keep Reading

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Cancellation of VBS

May 8, 2020 | by: Jarrod Lamberth | 0 Comments

Dear Church Family,After much prayer and consideration, we have cancelled VBS for this year.As you know, volunteers from the FBCG family work hard to plan and prepare for weeks ahead of our VBS event. Under the present circumstances, the required preparation would be very difficult. There would also be an incredible chall... Keep Reading

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The Cross He Bore Chapter 13 - Epilogue

April 15, 2020 | by: Johnny Ruiz | 0 Comments

We continue this week with our meditations on the sufferings of our Redeemer. I pray that the church would meditate on Jesus’ death and resurrection every day, not just on Easter. Christ work on the cross and his resurrection are the foundation of our faith. If these things aren’t true, then “we are off all people most to b... Keep Reading

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