Search
  • Westfield Baptist Church

April 22, 2020

Wes McGarry

The Psalmist writes in chapter 49 Hear this, all you peoples; listen, all who inhabit the world, both low and high, rich and poor together. My mouth speaks wisdom; my heart’s meditation brings understanding. I turn my ear to a proverb; I explain my riddle with a lyre. Why should I fear in times of trouble? The iniquity of my foes surrounds me. They trust in their wealth and boast of their abundant riches. Yet these cannot redeem a person or pay his ransom to God—since the price of redeeming him is too costly, one should forever stop trying, so that he may live forever and not see the Pit.

Jesus echoes Solomon’s concept in Luke 9:25 For what does it benefit someone if he gains the whole world, and yet loses or forfeits himself? It is our natural instinct to put our worth and trust in worldly belongings. As can be seen both Psalmist and Jesus they suggest finding value in something else. The Psalmist says no man can buy his life in which they are correct. However, there is one who has already bought it for you and his name is Christ. Take peace and comfort knowing that you might lose the whole world, but your soul is in Christ.


21 views

Recent Posts

See All

Wednesday, September 16

It was a typical day for Paul and Barnabas. They went to the city of Iconium and went into the temple to share the good news of the Gospel. Their audience was both Jew and Gentile and some of both gro

Wednesday, September 9

Sometimes life does not go the way that it is anticipated. It may feel like the world is closing in with all of the events and difficulties in it. The Psalmist writes in chapter 43 Vindicate me, God,

Wednesday, September 2

What is the church? The church consists of multiple aspects and dynamics. A summary of the church can be found in Acts 2:41-42. Luke writes and describes this church in this way: So those who accepted

Services

 

Sunday 

Worship Service in Fellowship Hall and on Facebook Video & Telephone Conference at 11:00 AM

Wednesday Bible Study
Meeting in Fellowship Hall and on Facebook Video and Telephone Conference at 7:00 PM

6713 Westfield Road
Westfield, NC 27053
wbc1@surry.net

Tel: 336-351-3311