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The Secrets of a Productive Christian (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij continues looking at the teaching of Jesus in John 15 about becoming a spiritually productive Christian. Pastor Babij explores further the nature of God’s disciplinary pruning in John 15:1-6 by comparing what God also says in the book of Proverbs and in Hebrews 12:1-11. Specifically, Pastor Babij explains the…

The Secrets of a Productive Christian

In this sermon, Pastor Joseph Babij begins examining Jesus’ private teaching in John 15 on what being a spiritually productive, fruit-bearing Christian looks like while awaiting Jesus’ return. Specifically, Pastor Babij discusses the first two secrets related to being a real and productive Christian: 1. The Pruning of the Father (vv. 1-3) 2. Remaining in…

When Convictions Collide (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia completes a two-part look at Paul’s teaching in Romans 14:1-15:13 about how Christians should respond to one another over Christian liberty issues. Dave Capoccia outlines the four main ways Christians should respond when convictions collide but focuses on explaining the second main way in detail. Following the apostle Paul’s…

When Convictions Collide (Part 1)

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia begins a two part look at Paul’s teaching in Romans 14:1-15:13, a section about how Christians should respond to one another over Christian liberty issues. In part one of this look, Dave Capoccia considers the situation in the early Roman church and also explains the first of Paul’s four…

Yahweh, the Center of Joy

In this sermon, David Capoccia examines a psalm all about joy in the one true and covenant-keeping God, Yahweh. From Psalm 16, David Capoccia explains five reasons believers should have joy in Yahweh—who is the Lord Jesus Christ—amid troubles. 1. Yahweh is our exclusive refuge 2. Yahweh is our communal delight 3. Yahweh is our…

God Is Working in the Silence

In this sermon, David Capoccia examines the prophet Elijah’s descent into despair in 1 Kings 19 and how God ministered to Elijah and restored Elijah to service. The account not only demonstrates how God is working good even through difficult circumstances but also how believers can practically move from depressed doubt to obedient faith. 1.…

Glorify God in Your Body

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia examines the apostle Paul’s teaching on the body and sexual immorality in 1 Corinthians 6:12-20. Paul presents three critical truths about the body that should cause believers to flee immorality and glorify God in their bodies instead. 1. Our Bodies Matter to God (vv. 12-14) 2. Our Bodies Are…

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…