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Never Forget—Jesus Is Coming! Part 4: The Day of the Lord

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij finishes looking at the sobering background information about the coming Day of the Lord from 2 Thessalonians 2:11-12. After reviewing the first three events of the future Tribulation period, Pastor Babij explains the final three events discussed in 2 Thessalonians so that believers will both be comforted but also…

Never Forget—Jesus Is Coming! Part 3: The Day of the Lord

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues giving important background information on 2 Peter 3 by further investigating teaching about the day of the Lord in 2 Thessalonians 2:5-10. Specifically, Pastor Babij explains from Thessalonians what will happen once the man of lawlessness, the antichrist, arrives on the world scene. Christians are to find sober encouragement…

Never Forget—Jesus Is Coming! Part 2: The Day of the Lord

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij continues looking at 2 Peter 3 and focuses on the phrase “the day of the Lord.” Pastor Babij explains the background of this phrase and, considering 2 Thessalonians 2:1-4, clarifies the Bible’s own assurance that believers will have no involvement in the day of the Lord. More specifically, Pastor…

Never Forget—Jesus Is Coming! Part 1: Are You Ready?

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij begins examining the final chapter of 2 Peter and the apostle’s teaching there on the soon, future return of Christ. In part 1, Pastor Babij looks at 2 Peter 3:1-10 and outlines three established facts that, when remembered, will aid you in being ready for Christ’s coming: 1. The…

Discerning the Propensities Found in the Character of False Teachers, Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij finishes his look at the propensities of false teachers in 2 Peter 2. Pastor Babij details three final characteristics of false teachers that believers are to beware: 1. They have a propensity to have an empty and unstable character (v. 17) 2. They have a propensity to use swelling…

Discerning the Propensities Found in the Character of False Teachers, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Babij examines 2 Peter 2:15-16 and the comparison of false teachers afflicting the church with ancient Balaam. Pastor Babij explores the OT narratives regarding Balaam in Numbers 22, 24, 25, and 31 to reveal another propensity of false teachers: these teachers leave the right way for the wrong way. This wrong…

Discerning the Propensities Found in the Character of False Teachers, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij begins looking at characteristic behavior of false teachers in 2 Peter 2:10-22 so that true believers will be committed to teaching and living the whole Bible. In part one, Pastor Babij identifies three propensities of false teachers in 2 Peter 2:10-14: 1. False teachers have a propensity to be…

Acknowledging the Judgment of God, Part 4

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij returns to 2 Peter 2 to examine the encouragement and hope that the godly have of God’s future rescue and vindication. As Peter explains in 2 Peter 2:5-10, the godly can take comfort in God’s past examples of rescue as well as in God’s sovereign control.

Acknowledging the Judgment of God, Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Joseph Babij presents God’s judgment on Sodom and Gomorrah as a third example of God’s judgment in the past proving the surety of God’s judgment in the future. Pastor Babij also explains why homosexuality is a uniquely heinous sin and why Christians must guard against popular pressure from American culture on…

Acknowledging the Judgment of God, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Joseph Babij continues teaching regarding God’s coming judgment on false teachers and their followers. Pastor Babij considers another historical example of judgment demonstrating God’s ability to judge the wicked and rescue the righteous: the worldwide flood and Noah’s ark. Pastor Babij also considers what a love of justice and fear of…