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The Christian’s Obligation of Humility

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on the Christian’s obligation of humility before God and man, giving three promptings and postures Christians must take: 1) Clothe yourself with lowly mindedness so you can serve others 2) Posture yourself under the mighty hand of God 3) Perform humility by throwing your worries, fears, and anxieties upon…

Responsible Shepherding

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches from 1 Peter 5:1-5 on the responsibility of elders. He explains three principles elders must practice while shepherding God’s flock: 1) To feed, guide, guard and care for the flock 2) To freely give of themselves without desire for financial gain as an example of how to follow Christ…

Special Reasons for End Time Suffering

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches from 1 Peter 4:17-19 three special reasons why Christians suffer: 1) To refine and cleanse the Church 2) To forewarn the world of impending judgement 3) To cause Christians to trust in God completely Note: Video sound quality improves at 18:05. Please use the audio file to hear the…

Instruction for a Biblical Outlook on Suffering

In this sermon, Pastor Babij instructs believers from 1 Peter 4:12-19 on developing a biblical outlook on suffering. From the text, Pastor details five methods Satan uses to weaken Christians in the midst of suffering and five biblical outlooks Christians must practice to prevail through suffering. Full Transcript: As we’re continuing to move through this…

Three Marks of a Responsible Strong Christian Community in View of the End

In today’s sermon, Pastor Babij examines First Peter 4:7-11 and explains the three markers of a strong Christian community living responsibly in view of eternity: 1) They take the duties of prayer seriously 2) They practice the principles of love fervently 3) They see using God-given gifts to serve the body as a paramount necessity…

The Purpose of Suffering as Citizen (Part 1)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij examines First Peter 4:1-6 and explains the way to suffer as a Christian citizen: 1) Imitate Christ 2) Break with your sin 3) Understand the backlash 4) Realize two opposing evaluations Full Transcript: Let’s pray: Father, as we look at the prescribed word of God, that we can see, read,…

Becoming Like Jesus

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 4 Lesson 10 This week in Sunday school, we’re taking a closer look at what the New Testament epistles have to say about the Christian’s growth in holiness. What is the difference between positional and progressive sanctification? How is your own effort key in the process of becoming holy?…

The Pattern of Christ’s Suffering Leading to Victory

Pastor Babij, teaching from 1 Peter 3:18-22, shows how Christ’s suffering is the pathway to victorious living. Pastor explains the following points: 1. Jesus’ victory over sin is final and complete 2. Jesus, the Just, suffered for the unjust 3. Jesus died for a purpose Pastor shows that Jesus’ victory over sin and death is…

The Prosperity of Suffering As a Citizen

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches from 1 Peter 3:13-17 how Christians should respond to unjust suffering. Pastor explains several reasons why Christians will suffer in life and reminds believers that they are called to suffer for the gospel’s sake. Pastor also offers four admonitions to observe in the midst of suffering and exhorts believers…

The Appropriate Attitudes and Characteristics of Christian Submission

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches further on Christian submission from 1 Peter 3:8-13. Pastor explains how Christian submission ought to be displayed with both believers and unbelievers, especially in response to evil provocation. Such submission can only be accomplished by cultivating a love for God’s glory and by avoiding the error of an intellect-only…