In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Colossians 2:16-19 and the two warnings Paul gives Christians against false teachers demanding legalism, ascetism, or cult-like submission. 1. Sever yourself from any deformed pattern of Christian living and practice (vv. 16-17) 2. Sever yourself from those who have a diminished view of Christ (vv. 18-19)
In this lesson, Pastor Joe Babij overviews and then models the proper Bible study process.
In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Colossians 2:13-15 and Paul’s explanation of Christ’s salvation work made personal to believers so that they need no supplement to or substitute for Christ. Specifically, Paul presents three wondrous aspects of Christ’s salvific work: 1. Christ’s complete forgiveness of all our sins (v. 13b) 2. Christ’s complete obliteration…
In this lesson, Pastor Joe Babij begins explaining how to learn and grow from the Bible. Specifically, Pastor Babij discusses seven compelling reasons for knowing God’s word and then four ways to do so.
In this Resurrection Day sermon, Pastor Joe Babij explains how Jesus’ bodily resurrection represents complete victory for those who believe in Jesus over mankind’s five great enemies. Pastor Babij concludes with a crucial question: are you by faith and repentance on the side of Jesus the conqueror, or are you still defeated and dead in…
In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Colossians 2:11-13 and the three pictures of believers’ completeness of salvation in Christ so that believers need no addition or substitute. 1. We are in union with Christ in his death (v. 11) 2. We are in union with Christ in his burial (v. 12a) 3. We are…
In this lesson, Pastor Joe Babij completes the introduction to the Bible by discussing the Bible’s inspiration, canonization, and believability. Pastor Babij also takes some time to talk about Bible translations.
In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Colossians 2:8-10 and explains how believers are to walk faithfully based on whom they have received. Pastor Babij walks through the passage using three headings: 1. The Command (2:8a) 2. The Warning (2:8b) 3. The Completeness (2:9-10)
In this lesson, Pastor Joe Babij continues with the introduction to the Bible by overviewing the Bible’s origin, content, and structure.
In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines and preaches through Colossians 2:4-7.