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The Only Way in Is through This Door

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines John 10:9 and explores the sobering and wonderful reality of Jesus as the only way to eternal life. 1. There Is Only One Entry Point into Christ’s True Church (vv. 7-11) 2. There Are Many Presumed Entry Points into Christ’s Church 3. The Person Who Enters through God’s…

Repulsed by the Truth

In this sermon, our guest speaker Aaron G. looks at the exchange between Jesus and the Jews in John 8:12-59. Aaron explains how the passage emphasizes one main truth: who Jesus is guarantees that those of the world will be repulsed by his witness. Aaron also clarifies, though, that man’s fundamental rejection of Jesus is…

The Secrets of a Productive Christian (Part 3)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij finishes his time in John 15 by looking at two more secrets from Jesus important for being a productive Christian. Pastor Babij focuses on prayer, explaining the necessary qualifications Jesus gives for such a generous expectation of answered prayer. 3. Liberty in Prayer (vv. 7-8) a. Must abide in Jesus…

The Secrets of a Productive Christian (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij continues looking at the teaching of Jesus in John 15 about becoming a spiritually productive Christian. Pastor Babij explores further the nature of God’s disciplinary pruning in John 15:1-6 by comparing what God also says in the book of Proverbs and in Hebrews 12:1-11. Specifically, Pastor Babij explains the…

The Secrets of a Productive Christian

In this sermon, Pastor Joseph Babij begins examining Jesus’ private teaching in John 15 on what being a spiritually productive, fruit-bearing Christian looks like while awaiting Jesus’ return. Specifically, Pastor Babij discusses the first two secrets related to being a real and productive Christian: 1. The Pruning of the Father (vv. 1-3) 2. Remaining in…

Becoming a Humble Servant: Ten Lessons from Our Lord

Full Transcript: I’m excited for several reasons. It’s always exciting to be going to the word of God and bring it to you. This is actually the first time that I’m preaching before the Doctor Joseph Babij. Usually when I preach, I’m filling in for him when he’s not here, but this time, I actually…

But Dem Feet Tho: An Encouragement and Warning Directly from the Master

In this sermon, Khaleef Crumbley looks at John’s account of Jesus’ washing the disciples feet. Khaleef explains how Jesus’ words to Peter about the need for feet washing points to every Christian’s obligation to pursue holiness. Full Transcript: Good morning, Calvary. As we look at the whole book of John, you see a marked division.…

God’s Word Is Complete

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition, Unit 1 Lesson 7 This week in Sunday school, we’re investigating several questions related to the authenticity of the New Testament as Scripture. How do we know that the New Testament is really God’s Word? How do we know that the New Testament canon contains the correct books? And how…

What Should Be Your Response to the Mercy and Power of Christ?

In this sermon, guest speaker Ricardo Morales asks what simple knowledge Christians have of God apart from heavy doctrinal knowledge. Ricardo Morales then draws out two teaching points from Jesus’ healing of the lame man by the Bethesda pool: • God’s mercy has no limits • Mercy is one of the most essential attributes of…