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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…

Parable of the Talents

In this sermon, Greg Ho, preaches on the Parable of the Talents from Matthew 25. From the passage, Greg Ho explains what the talent represents and how God is more concerned with what a person does with what he receives than how much a person accomplishes. Greg Ho further clarifies that Christians should think and…

Six Super-Natural Observations

In this Palm Sunday sermon, Pastor Babij details how Jesus died a supernaturally empowered death. Pastor Babij shows, through several Bible passages, how Jesus demonstrated He is the God-man with complete control in all matters concerning his crucifixion and death. Pastor Babij specifically discusses six observations: 1. Christ’s authority over death 2. Christ’s command over…

Why the Forgiven Always Forgive

In this sermon, David Capoccia examines Jesus’ teaching on forgiveness in the parable of the unmerciful slave in Matthew 18:21-35. David Capoccia explains how Jesus, through the parable, gives three reasons why God’s children, the forgiven, always forgive others: 1. God has forgiven our great debt. 2. God demands we forgive lesser debts. 3. God…

The Christian’s Obligation for Resistance, Part 7

In this sermon Pastor Babij teaches on the seventh way to resist the enemy: prayer and fasting. Pastor Babij specifically answers four questions about fasting: 1) What is it? 2) What is its purpose? 3) How to fast? 4) When to fast? Pastor concludes with admonishment to practice fasting from time to time to win…

Resurrection Theories

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 3 Lesson 7 This week in Sunday school, we watch and discuss a presentation from Answers in Genesis on various theories people have proposed to explain away Jesus’ resurrection. What are the different theories? How can we respond to these theories? And why do people hold to these theories…

The Great Commission

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 3 Lesson 6 This week in Sunday school, we look at one of Jesus’ last declarations on earth: the Great Commission. What exactly did Jesus command his disciples in the Great Commission? How does the command apply to Christians today? And what so often prevents Christians from fulfilling the…

The Resurrection

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 3 Lesson 5 This week in Sunday school, we look at Jesus’ resurrection. Was Jesus really in the tomb for “three days and three nights”? What are the implications of the resurrection for Christians? And is Jesus’ bodily resurrection an essential part of the Christian gospel? Join us as…

The Greatest Name: Jesus

In today’s sermon Pastor Babij examines the first chapter of Matthew and shows how the biblical account of Jesus’ birth differs radically from the world’s traditions regarding Christmas. Pastor Babij then gives five reasons from the passage to celebrate the beginning of the incarnation before an unbelieving world and concludes with the exhortation to call…

Final Passover and Betrayal

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 3 Lesson 1 We begin a new quarter of our Answers Bible Curriculum Sunday school this week with the theme: The Church Begins. Our first lesson focuses on the night before Jesus’ crucifixion and Jesus’ Last Supper with the disciples. Christians celebrate the Lord’s Supper regularly in church, but…