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Discerning the Propensities Found in the Character of False Teachers, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij begins looking at characteristic behavior of false teachers in 2 Peter 2:10-22 so that true believers will be committed to teaching and living the whole Bible. In part one, Pastor Babij identifies three propensities of false teachers in 2 Peter 2:10-14: 1. False teachers have a propensity to be…

Acknowledging the Judgment of God, Part 4

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij returns to 2 Peter 2 to examine the encouragement and hope that the godly have of God’s future rescue and vindication. As Peter explains in 2 Peter 2:5-10, the godly can take comfort in God’s past examples of rescue as well as in God’s sovereign control.

Acknowledging the Judgment of God, Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Joseph Babij presents God’s judgment on Sodom and Gomorrah as a third example of God’s judgment in the past proving the surety of God’s judgment in the future. Pastor Babij also explains why homosexuality is a uniquely heinous sin and why Christians must guard against popular pressure from American culture on…

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…