Sermons & Sunday Schools

Jacob Returns to Canaan

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 5 Lesson 44 This week in Sunday school, we take one more look at the life of Jacob and witness Jacob’s return to Canaan. This event is one of the peaks of the narrative of Genesis but also leads us to several important questions: How had Jacob changed since…

Does God Accept Your Worship?

In this sermon, Greg Ho asks you to consider whether God accepts your individual and corporate worship, reminding that there are many times in Scripture when God rejected the worship of those who claimed to follow Him. Greg Ho explains that one worships whatever a person honors and respects and that such honor and respect…

Jacob’s Family Grows

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 5 Lesson 43 This week in Sunday school, we learn about how God affirmed his promises to Jacob and provided Jacob with a family. There are many questions that arise from this section of Genesis. What is the significance of Jacob’s ladder? Why did Jacob marry multiple wives? And…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: The Breaking of Bread

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on the ordinance of the Lord’s Supper. Pastor Babij stresses that this celebration was instituted by Jesus Himself as part of worship and that only believers are to participate. Pastor Babij explains five reasons Christians should be eager to “break bread”: 1) It is commanded by Christ 2) It…

Jacob Steals the Blessing

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 5 Lesson 42 This week in Sunday school we look at the next big event in the life of Jacob: his stealing of the blessing from Esau. Why did Isaac try to give the blessing to Esau and not Jacob? What was so significant about the blessing? And what…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: Christian Fellowship (Part 4)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues teaching on Christian fellowship and how to understand and maintain unity in the church. Pastor Babij explains that, because Christians are part of Christ’s body, they are to build an atmosphere of care and respect for one another and to practice the gifts that God has bestowed on each…

Esau Sells His Birthright

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 5 Lesson 41 We start out Unit 5 of the ABC Second Edition with a look at the birth of Jacob and Esau and the selling of Esau’s birthright. Why did Esau agree to such an unequal exchange with Jacob? Did Jacob do wrong in taking advantage of his…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: Christian Fellowship (Part 3)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues teaching on Christian fellowship and how it works out in the local church. Using the human body as a metaphor (as did the apostle Paul) Pastor Babij explains the necessity for all the members of the church to work together for the common goal of glorifying the Lord Jesus…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: Christian Fellowship (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues his teaching regarding Christian fellowship, both with the Lord and with fellow believers. Using Scripture, Pastor Babij explains why Christian fellowship is not a luxury but a necessity for growing in grace and for displaying God’s glory to the world. Pastor Babij calls on believers to resist the inherent…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: Christian Fellowship (Part 1)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues teaching on the purpose of the Church by discussing the importance of genuine Christian fellowship. Pastor Babij explains that, in participating in true fellowship with one another, Christians ought to be devoting themselves to shared relationships, partnering with other Christians to glorify God, and agreeing on the revealed truth…