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Sermons/Sunday Schools by Pastor Joseph Babij:

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Introductory Matters for Second Peter

In this sermon, Pastor Babij overviews the letter of 2 Peter. Pastor Babij explains the controversy over the letter’s authorship and also introduces the letter’s main purposes: 1)    Reminding Christians of vital teaching concerning the person and work of Jesus Christ 2)    Combating the rise of false teaching in the church at large 3)    Giving details concerning…

Four Unique Marks of an Ambassador for Christ, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Babij preaches on the final three unique marks of an ambassador for Christ: 1) The new relationship between God and men 2) The message of reconciliation between God and men 3) The objective hope of reconciliation with God Pastor Babij calls Christians to remember that they are Christ’s ambassadors and must…

Four Unique Marks of an Ambassador for Christ, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on the first of four unique marks of an ambassador for Christ: personal integrity. Pastor Babij discusses what activities Christ’s ambassadors pursue, how Christ’s ambassadors manifest integrity to the world, and where being Christ’s ambassador brings people in their lives. Full Transcript: This morning I want you to turn…

The True Meaning of Christmas

In this sermon, Pastor Babij explains the true meaning of Christmas. Specifically, Pastor Babij discusses: 1. The Purpose of Christmas to Find Its Meaningfulness 2. The Price to Make Christmas Meaningful 3. What the True Meaning of Christmas Produces 4. For What People Is the True Meaning of Christmas Pastor Babij admonishes listeners that they…

The Blessings of Those Who Overcome — The Perseverance of the Saints (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues his teaching on the doctrine of the perseverance of the saints. Using various scriptures, Pastor Babij explains the following points concerning this doctrine: • Levels of belief in those who profess Christ • Points of security for the true believer • Heart transformation distinctions in true believers • God’s promises to those…

The Blessings of Those Who Overcome — The Perseverance of the Saints

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on the perseverance of the saints. Pastor Babij explains how true saints (Christians) will persevere in the faith amid a general increase of lawlessness and apostasy before the Day of the Lord. As Christ’s coming gets closer, many will fall away from the faith, and many false teachers will arise.…

Philadelphia: The Church of Promised Deliverance

In this sermon, Pastor Babij preaches on Jesus’ message to the church at Philadelphia in the book of Revelation. This church is the second of two churches that receives no condemnation from Jesus, only commendation. Pastor Babij explains three key characteristics of this church: 1. They drew their strength from the Lord 2. They kept…

Smyrna: The Church of Martyrdom

In this sermon, Pastor Babij preaches on Jesus’ message to the church at Smyrna in the book of Revelation. This church is one of two churches that receives no condemnation from Jesus, only commendation. Smyrna is commended for being spiritually rich and for standing publicly for the Lord despite intense and bitter suffering. Christ challenges…

Laodicea: The Church of Spiritual Indifference

In this sermon, Pastor Babij preaches on Jesus’ message to the church at Laodicea in the book of Revelation. This is the last of the warnings to the churches of Revelation. Jesus offers no commendation for Laodicea but condemns the church for its indifference and lukewarm attitude toward Him. Jesus also counsels the church to…