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Don’t Worry, Be Holy

In this sermon, Pastor David Capoccia examines Jesus’ teaching on worry in Matthew 6:25-34. In this passage, Jesus commands his disciples not to worry but instead to seek God. Pastor Dave identifies three main reasons from the text as to why Jesus’ followers can obey Jesus’ command: 1. Worry Is Idolatrous (vv. 25-30) 2. Worry…

Will You Be Indicted for Murder?

In this sermon, Pastor David Capoccia investigates Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 5:21-26 regarding God’s command, “You shall not commit murder.” How does the truly righteous person act in regard to murder? David Capoccia explains Jesus’ answer: 1. The truly righteous person refrains even from damning anger (vv. 21-22) 2. The truly righteous person hurries to…

Don’t Be Late, Be Ready

In this sermon, David Capoccia examines Jesus’ Parable of the Ten Virgins. The main message of this parable is that all people must get ready to meet Christ and enter into his kingdom. David Capoccia explains how this message is developed through the different parts of the parable and then explains how one should get…

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…