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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…

Acknowledging the Judgment of God, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Babij returns to consecutive teaching through 2 Peter. Pastor Babij begins by reviewing 2 Peter 2:1-3 and the various threats of false teachers. Pastor Babij then starts examining the next section in 2 Peter 2:4-10: discerning the terrors awaiting false teachers. Pastor Babij explains how God’s judgment on certain fallen angels…

The Dilemma of False Teaching, Part 5

In this sermon, Pastor Babij returns to 2 Peter 2:1-3 to finish discussing the threats of false teachers to the church. After reviewing the previous main points of the passage, Pastor Babij expands on the fifth way false teachers threaten the church and then presents a sixth and final way: 5. By false teachers, the…

The Dilemma of False Teaching, Part 3

In this sermon from 2 Peter 2, Pastor Babij continues discussing the different threats of false teachers. Specifically, Pastor Babij explains how false teachers seduce many to follow their shameful and immoral lifestyle. Pastor Babij outlines how Christians should respond to such a dangerous spiritual threat: 1. Avoid the two most common human strategies for…

The Dilemma of False Teaching, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Babij lists and refutes several of the false teachings of today’s health and wealth (prosperity) preachers: · Christians are prohibited from judging them · People must not disagree with them as they are God’s anointed · Jesus personally speaks to them · New Testament prophets are fallible · Christians are little…

The Dilemma of False Teaching, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Babij discusses the signs of a true prophet and warns against those claiming to be prophets today. False prophets’ teachings have no divine authority and distort God’s Word to fit those prophets’ own beliefs and desires. Pastor Babij reminds his listeners that prophets no longer exist today as Christians have God’s…

Remembering Who Is Coming, Part 2

Pastor Babij continues his preaching from 1 Peter 1, where Peter calls on Christians to remember Who is coming back. Pastor Babij explains the two informants that must be used for remembering: 1) The apostolic witness and experience 2) The prophetic word Pastor Babij emphasizes that, because the Scriptures are God’s own words and not…

Remembering Who Is Coming, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches from 2 Peter on how believers can grow in the assurance of their salvation: by diligently performing good works, praying, and studying the Scripture. Pastor also reminds believers of Jesus’ imminent return and of how the knowledge of Jesus’ soon coming ought to inflame believers’ passion for their Lord.…

The Believer’s Responsibility for Godly Living, Part 8

In this sermon, Pastor Babij preaches on how a Christian becomes fruitful unto the Lord in applying the seven qualities taught in 2 Peter 1:5-11. Pastor details both positive results when believers apply these principles and several negative results when believers disobey. On the basis of the passage, Pastor Babij also exhorts Christians to make…