Baptist Church in Waterbury Connecticut

Real Faith

Real Contentment

We live in a world where financial gain is often confused with godliness. Even Christians get it mixed up. In 1 Timothy 6, the Apostle Paul instructs Timothy to watch out for false teachers who will bring with them unwholesome doctrines and among them teaching wrong concepts on godliness and contentment. In this passage, Paul […]

Real Christmas

God gave all of humanity hope, when there was no hope. He gave the promise of a Savior who would consecrate a new and living way back to God. This promise of hope was given to a world experiencing spiritual separation from God and impending torment and eternal death because of their sin. This promise […]

Real Compassion

The dictionary defines compassion as “feelings of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.” However, the biblical idea of compassion is much broader. It is a compassion that extends to everyone, including sinners. In 1 Thessalonians 5:13f we find the Apostle Paul […]

Real Commitment

The New Testament uses 12 different Greek words to describe our English term “commit.” So when talking about real commitment we need to be very specific. Of the 45 times the word “commit” is found in the New Testament it is used in four general ways. First to describe sinful acts; second to explain items God committed to men; […]

Real Consecration

The well-known hymn, Take My Life and Let It Be, is a song about the Christian’s voluntary consecration to the Lord. The opening words read, “Take my life and let it be, consecrated, Lord to Thee.” The song appeals to the Lord to take our lives . . . our hands . . . our […]

Real Connection

  Real Connection is based on the transformation that takes place the moment one is saved.  At that very instant believers are connected to Christ in a number of ways. The Father delivers them from the power of darkness and translates them into the kingdom of His dear Son. They were dead in trespasses and […]

Real Conversion

“And being brought on their way by the church, they (Paul and Barnabas) passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto all the brethren.” – Acts 15:3 Acts 15:3 is the only place in the Bible that the term “conversion” appears. In its context, Paul and Barnabas […]

Real Conviction

The dictionary defines conviction as a strong belief or opinion. It is the feeling of being sure that what you believe or say is true. However, a genuine conviction only has value when it is founded on a certain and sure truth. Therefore, a biblical conviction is a conviction or a belief derived from and […]