Sermons & Sunday Schools

The Lord’s Prayer: A Model for Approaching God

In this sermon, Khaleef Crumbley teaches on the Lord’s Prayer found in the Gospel of Matthew. Comparing Matthew’s version of the Lord’s Prayer to the same prayer in Luke, Khaleef Crumbley explains how Jesus warned against hypocrisy in prayer, why prayer is meant to be worshipful communion with God, and how God should be approached…

Your Call to Ministry

In this sermon, David Capoccia teaches on God’s design for the church as revealed by the apostle Paul in Ephesians 4:7-16. Specifically, David Capoccia explains why all believers should obey the call of Christ to use their gifts to minister to His church: 1. Christ conquered to give believers their gifts 2. Christ gave teachers…

Beware Philosophy

In this sermon, David Capoccia examines the crucial principles of Colossians 2:6-8, where God commands believers to hold fast to the person and word of Christ so that believers are not taken captive by false wisdom. David Capoccia also applies the passage’s principles to popular modern assertions made from philosophy, science, and psychology. Full Transcript:…

Are You a Desert Bush or a Well-Watered Tree?

In this sermon, David Capoccia examines a short testimony from God in the prophecy of Jeremiah concerning how a person obtains a cursed or a blessed life. David Capoccia explains how God provides two vivid pictures of blessing and cursing to warn people not to trust in mere man and to encourage people to trust…

The Primary Focus of Gospel-Oriented Evangelism

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on the differences between the true gospel and the inadequate message often proclaimed in evangelism today. Pastor Babij demonstrates how God’s holiness and the call to suffering as a Christian, as shown in Scripture, are totally missing from today’s popular preaching — preaching that instead lowers God’s holiness, elevates…

A Gospel-Oriented Strategy for the Battle with Sin

In this sermon, Pastor Babij preaches on battling sin with a gospel-oriented strategy. Pastor Babij explains that Christians can battle sin because God’s Ten Commandments are written on their hearts and because the gospel has changed believers’ relationship to the Law. Pastor Babij outlines two ungodly strategies for battling sin, antinomianism and legalism, and contrasts…

A Bride for Isaac

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 4 Lesson 39 This week in Sunday school, we look at how God brought about the marriage of Isaac and Rebekah. What is so remarkable about the way they were brought together? Why did Moses write this account for the people of Israel? And what should be our own…

The Ten Commandments Past and Present: The Use of the Law of God to Believers (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues to discuss what the Ten Commandments, and the law of God in general, mean for believers. Specifically, Pastor Babij explains how God’s law shows believers what grateful service to God looks like and moves believers to obey according to the superior Law of Christ. Full Transcript: We’re going to…

Abraham’s Test

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 4 Lesson 38 This week in Sunday school, we look at the great test of Abraham: the command from God to offer up Isaac as a sacrifice. Why did Abraham obey God? What can we learn about walking by faith before God today? And what is the connection between…