|Pastor Thomas Griffin|
This morning the pastor picked me up at the motel at 9:45 and I taught my Sunday school lesson on "WHO DO I LISTEN TOO?" Then I preached my sermon "YE MUST BE BORN AGAIN." There are four types of birth in the Scriptures.
The first three are born with corruptible seed while the later is born with the incorruptible seed of the word of God. You cannot baptize a plant and make it an animal. You cannot baptize an animal and make it a human. You cannot baptize a human and make it a spiritual being.
The first three die because the seed that brought forth life is corruptible seed. The spiritual birth of a person does not die because it is brought forth by incorruptible seed. You cannot improve a plant and turn it into an animal. Neither can you improve an animal enough to turn it into a human. Likewise you cannot improve a human enough to turn it into spiritual life. It takes a spiritual seed to bring about a spiritual birth to bring spiritual life.
The Lord gave us a total of 13 saved, 8 professions, and one baptism. This is a great church. The buildings were full including the balcony and the spirit was excellent. I mentioned to the pastor how many new faces I saw today and obviously the church has grown since last year. GOTTA LOVE SERVING THE LORD!