Santa Clara First Baptist Church

3111 Benton Street

Santa Clara, CA 95051



Service Time

Sundays 10:30am


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Transforming Truths

What we believe really matters. It is what we believe that determines our view of ourselves, our world and even God, Himself. Just what are your beliefs? This series will examine eight key beliefs that, if believed and acted upon, will transform our lives.

The God Who Loves

September 15, 2013 - Pastor Richard Reaves

We believe in the one creative and loving God revealed to the world as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Therefore we will demonstrate God's love to all people

Theme Verses: 2 Cor. 13:14; 1John 4:7-12,19;John 3:16

The Father Who Rules

September 22, 2013 - Pastor Richard Reaves

We believe God the Father rules with perfect mercy, compassion and wisdom. Therefore we will trust God and submit to His authority.

Theme Verses: Deut. 4:39-40

The Son Who Saves

September 29, 2013 - Pastor Richard Reaves

We believe God the Son, Jesus, became human providing the only way to reconcile imperfect people with the perfect God. Therefore, we will share Jesus, who is the only way to reconciliation with God.

Theme Verses: John 1:1-5,14

The Spirit Who Empowers

October 6, 2013 - Pastor Richard Reaves

We believe God the Holy Spirit teaches and empowers followers of Jesus to know and obey God. Therefore, we will rely upon the Holy Spirit to empower us to obey God.

Theme Verses: John 16:7,12-15; Acts 1:4-8; Galatians 5:22-23

The Bible that Enlightens

October 13, 2013 - Pastor Richard Reaves

We believe the Bible is God's unchanging truth, essential for teaching, correcting and training for living out God's plan. Therefore the Bible will be the basis of our public teaching, individual study and personal living.

Theme Verses: 2 Timothy 3:16-17

The Church that Serves

October 20, 2013 - Pastor Richard Reaves

We believe the Church, a diverse community formed and led by Jesus, works together to continue His work in the world.

Theme Verses: Matthew 16:17 - 18

The Life that Worships

October 27, 2013 - Pastor Richard Reaves

We believe God is worthy of and delighted by a life in worship, honoring Him in everything we do.

Theme Verses: Psalm 100;John 4:23-24; Romans 12:1

The Prayers that Change Everything

November 3, 2013 - Pastor Richard Reaves

We believe prayer deepens our relationship with God, aligns us with His will, and leads to Him releasing His power. Therefore, we will live a life of prayer, trusting God's wisdom and power.

Theme Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:17