Baptist Church in Waterbury Connecticut

Sermons on Faith

Mystery Babylon

Mystery Babylon

The world is changing at an alarming rate, especially in terms of knowledge.  A man by the name of Buckminster Fuller created the “Knowledge Doubling Curve.” He noticed that by the year 1900 AD, human knowledge had doubled every century. However, by the end of World War II he noted human knowledge was doubling every […]

Spiritual Blindness

The Mystery of Israel’s Blindness

Spiritual blindness is a serious issue.  If not faced, it can lead to death:  that is, an eternal separation from God in the Lake of Fire.  In the case of our passage, it is a judicial punishment brought upon a people for living in disobedient unbelief.  Though our passage references Israel’s hardening, our text also […]

When You Hurt So Bad

When You Hurt So Bad That . . .

There are times in life when our hearts ache in pain, tremble in fear and even grieve with despair over the troubles before us.  There can be many reasons for this:  a wayward spouse or child, an embarrassment, a work issue, a friend, a colleague, a disappointment, a tragedy even a death.  Whatever it is, […]

No Answer

When God Does Not Seem To Hear

Habakkuk uses six words to describe the terrible spiritual condition of his nation Judah: Violence, Iniquity, Spoiling, Strive, Contention and Injustice (Habakkuk 1:1-4). He anguished over the ever-increasing depravity around him and asks God four questions: “How long shall I cry and you will not hear?” “How long shall I cry out about this violence […]

Disappointments

Handling Disappointments

Modern day Christianity often has unrealistic expectations about faith and life. Since Christ made us a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation and a peculiar people we interpret that to mean we will be insulated from suffering, illness, and other difficulties. The truth is: tribulations will cross our path just as it crosses […]

Real Contentment

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 […]