Rev. Dr. Joseph Parker: Taking the First Step

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Rev. Dr. Joseph Parker: Taking the First Step (Matthew 6:33-34; 22:36-40)

Rev. Dr. Joseph Parker, pastor of David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Austin, urges his hearers to consider their priorities ahead of any decision they make. If we do not know our priorities, we are bound to waste time doing things that seem important but don’t matter in the grand scheme of things. The follower of Christ has clear instruction for what is the top priority: seeking first God’s kingdom. Everything else grows out of seeking God first. The audio of this sermon is available here. The outline for this sermon is available here.

This sermon was delivered on Jan. 27, 2019, during the morning worship service at David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Austin, and was the first of a series titled “Right Priorities.”


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