Sermons & Sunday Schools

Israel’s Blessing

Answers Bible Curriculum 2nd Edition Unit 5 Lesson 49 This week in Sunday school, we’re looking at the prophetic blessings Jacob announces over his twelve sons and over Joseph’s sons. What special blessings did Jacob announce over Ephraim and Judah? How are these blessings fulfilled in later biblical history, especially in the Messiah? And how…

Joseph Forgives His Brothers

Answers Bible Curriculum 2nd Edition Unit 5 Lesson 48 This week, we look at the culmination of the Genesis account of Joseph’s life: the salvation of Joseph’s family and Joseph’s reconciliation with his brothers. Why does Joseph not reveal himself to his brothers right away? How is it that Joseph was able to forgive such…

Ephesus: The Church of Loveless Orthodoxy

In this sermon, Pastor Babij begins preaching on Jesus’ messages to the seven churches of Revelation, starting with the Ephesian church. Pastor Babij first explains, using several Scripture verses, how Jesus’ sovereignty is displayed over all the churches. Second, Pastor Babij details Jesus’ pattern of review for each church. Third, Pastor Babij discusses how the…

Joseph Rises to Power

Answers Bible Curriculum 2nd Edition Unit 5 Lesson 47 This week in Sunday school, we’re looking at Joseph’s dramatic rise from slave and prisoner to second-in-command of Egypt. What brought about this incredible reversal of life situation? What important work did Joseph accomplish in his new position that would affect his family in Canaan (and…

People Need the Lord

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on how all people need Jesus to negate the deadly effect of sin and to enter into new life with Jesus. Using several Scripture passages, Pastor Babij explains how we are all born spiritually dead and enemies of God. We therefore all need divine intervention to bring us new…

God Blesses Joseph

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 5 Lesson 46 This week in Sunday school, we learn about what happened to Joseph after he was taken to Egypt. How did God bless Joseph, even in bondage? Why did God still ordain Joseph to suffer when Joseph did nothing wrong? And how does this account teach us…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: Devoted to “the Prayers” (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij ask you to examine your prayer life honestly and enjoins you to attend congregational prayer times. Pastor Babij discusses how many of the prayers in Acts are inherently corporate. Pastor Babij also reviews the prayer of Hezekiah against the Assyrians and draws out the importance of: 1.) to Whom we…

Joseph Becomes a Slave

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 5 Lesson 45 This week in Sunday school, we begin to talk about the lives of Jacob’s sons, especially Joseph. Why did God give Joseph dreams that only made Joseph’s brothers angry? What caused Joseph’s brothers to sell Joseph into slavery instead of killing him? And what amazing comfort…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: Devoted to “the Prayers”

In this sermon, Pastor Babij preaches on corporate prayer and why it should be a priority for believers. Pastor Babij stresses why prayer requires putting on the full armor of God (Ephesians 6:10-19) as well as understanding correct doctrine. Pastor Babij also identifies five temptations congregations must resist when praying together: 1) Canceling regularly scheduled…