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Lilly receives special Christmas gift from Chitwoods

Sure, 6-year-old Lilly has the typical wish list for Christmas, including Barbie dolls and a dollhouse. But it was something much more meaningful that she longed for most: a family of her own. Read More...

Meet Southern Baptists

For almost 170 years, Southern Baptists have sought to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all people everywhere. The Southern Baptist Convention was formed with a Gospel vision. Its founding charter identifies its singular focus: ...for the purpose of eliciting, combining, and directing the energies of the Baptist denomination of Christians, for the propagation of the Gospel... Read More...

Becoming Southern Baptists

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a fellowship of over 47,500 Baptist churches and another 4,500 mission churches (churches that have not yet established their autonomy as self-governing congregations) scattered across the United States and its territories. Read More...

Today's Devotion

From the Book of Hebrews:

Christ, the High Priest; priestly order of Melchisedic; Aaronic priesthood inferior to Christ's priesthood.

And no man taketh this honour unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron (Heb. 5:4).

In Israel, there was a vast difference between the high priest and the other priests. The high priest was the only one permitted to enter the Holy of Holies into the very presence of God; and then only once a year. He alone bore on his forehead the golden crown with the words: HOLINESS TO THE LORD (Ex. 28:36-38), and only he could offer sacrifices for the sins of the nation and intercede on the annual Day of Atonement. - Continue...

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