Author Archives: Matthew Hoskinson

Preparation for Worship (2/6/16)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 53.6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray,     each of us has turned to our own way; and the Lord has laid on him     the iniquity of us all. Thought to ponder: “There is so much of Him that … Continue reading

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This Weekend at First (2/5/16)

Here’s what’s going on at First Baptist NYC this weekend and following! Tomorrow (Saturday) at 6pm: Worship Team Vision Casting Dinner If you would like to serve during our Sunday worship services, please make your plans to attend a dinner at the … Continue reading

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Beaten but Vindicated: The Third Servant Song

Last Sunday I told the story of how, after picking out a Hot Wheel at Kmart, I frantically searched for my mom who was shopping elsewhere in the store. That incident illustrated last week’s passage: just as I thought my … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (1/30/16)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 50 1 This is what the Lord says: “Where is your mother’s certificate of divorce     with which I sent her away? Or to which of my creditors     did I sell you? Because of your sins you were sold;     because of … Continue reading

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This Weekend at First (1/29/16)

We’re planning a busy weekend at First! Here’s how you can participate: Tonight at 7pm: Joy Davidman Book Event Join us for a conversation with the author of the new critically-acclaimed biography of Joy Davidman, the wife of C. S. Lewis. … Continue reading

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