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True Discipleship

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 11 This week in Sunday school, we consider the cost of following Jesus. Jesus instructed His disciples to expect hardship and persecution in their lives because of Him. What were the disciples to think when they suffered in this way? How did Jesus motivate His disciples to…

Have You Not Read?

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 6 This week in Sunday school, we consider how Jesus dealt with religious leaders using tradition to misinterpret Scripture and excuse sin. What can we learn from Jesus’ example to deal with this issue in our own lives and in the world at large? Our main texts…

Jesus Has Power Over Disease

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 3 This week in Sunday school, we look at Jesus’ demonstrated power over disease. What miracles did Jesus do to demonstrate this power? Why did Jesus do these miracles? Is illness an indication of sin or God’s disfavor? Should Christians expect healing from injuries and illnesses today?…

Eight Characteristics of Authentic Christlike Disciples (Part # 4)

In today’s sermon, Pastor Babij closes the series examining the last four characteristics of an authentic Christ-like discipleship. The last four are: Forgiving others Withstanding temptation Being humble Confessing Christ to all people Pastor Babij examines humility in detail and contrasts it with pride. He details how pride is the root of all sin and…

The Post-Resurrection Ministry of Jesus

In today’s sermon Pastor Babij teaches how to understand the four possible endings to the gospel of Mark. Pastor Babij explains how these different endings present no contradictions of established Christian doctrine. Pastor Babij also exhorts Christians not to engage in sinful unbelief, as such will lead to certain condemnation before God’s judgement seat. Pastor…

Resurrection

In today’s sermon Pastor Babij highlights one of history’s most contested events, the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Pastor Babij details how witnesses and facts confirm that this event occurred. Further, Pastor Babij explains that the resurrection calls believers not to a blind faith but to a living faith in the risen Lord Jesus. Finally, Pastor…

The Suffering, Mockery, and Torment of the Servant King (Part 2)

In today’s sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on the uniqueness of Jesus’ death as demonstrated by the three events that occurred during Jesus’ crucifixion and His burial. Pastor Babij warns believers to beware of religious pluralism and the belief that it is not necessary to trust in Christ’s death and resurrection for salvation.

The Suffering, Mockery, and Torment of the Servant King (Part 1)

In today’s sermon, Pastor Babij teaches several points concerning Jesus’ crucifixion: Three characteristics now associated with Jesus Three highlighted groups of sinners Several thoughts to ponder regarding Jesus’ death Pastor Babij encourages believers to remember that Jesus’ death and resurrection provide Christians with hope for today; such thoughts are precious treasures that will transform a…

The Roman Trial of the Servant Savior

In today’s sermon, Pastor Babij examines Mark’s account of Jesus’ trial before Pilate. Pastor Babij explains: Pilate wanted to save Jesus but instead gave into the crowd’s demand to release Barabbas. Faith sees salvation in these events; Christ had to die to win. God used the power of evil to bring about its own demise.…

The Crumbling Stone

In today’s sermon, Pastor Babij examines Peter’s denial of Jesus and teaches three main lessons: Even the faith of a strong disciple, such as Peter, can fail in dire circumstances when that person depends upon his own strength and not on the Lord’s power. Jesus will compassionately and lovingly restore the truly repentant, as He…