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Sermons/Sunday Schools by Pastor Joseph Babij:

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The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: Christian Fellowship (Part 4)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues teaching on Christian fellowship and how to understand and maintain unity in the church. Pastor Babij explains that, because Christians are part of Christ’s body, they are to build an atmosphere of care and respect for one another and to practice the gifts that God has bestowed on each…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: Christian Fellowship (Part 3)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues teaching on Christian fellowship and how it works out in the local church. Using the human body as a metaphor (as did the apostle Paul) Pastor Babij explains the necessity for all the members of the church to work together for the common goal of glorifying the Lord Jesus…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: Christian Fellowship (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues his teaching regarding Christian fellowship, both with the Lord and with fellow believers. Using Scripture, Pastor Babij explains why Christian fellowship is not a luxury but a necessity for growing in grace and for displaying God’s glory to the world. Pastor Babij calls on believers to resist the inherent…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: Christian Fellowship

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues teaching on the purpose of the Church by discussing the importance of genuine Christian fellowship. Pastor Babij explains that, in participating in true fellowship with one another, Christians ought to be devoting themselves to shared relationships, partnering with other Christians to glorify God, and agreeing on the revealed truth…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: The Priority of Doctrine

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues teaching on the purpose of the church and the high priority of correct doctrine. Pastor Babij stresses the need for Christians to know and practice the doctrine of the apostles that was delivered to them by God Himself. Pastor Babij details how true Christians love to learn and do…

The Four-Fold Purpose of the Church: An Introduction

In this introductory sermon, Pastor Babij begins his new series on the four-fold purpose of the Church. Pastor Babij first discusses the make-up of a genuine Christian and what happens when a person becomes a Christian. Pastor Babij next explains why Christians are not think and behave like the people of the world and why…

The Primary Focus of Gospel-Oriented Evangelism

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on the differences between the true gospel and the inadequate message often proclaimed in evangelism today. Pastor Babij demonstrates how God’s holiness and the call to suffering as a Christian, as shown in Scripture, are totally missing from today’s popular preaching — preaching that instead lowers God’s holiness, elevates…

A Gospel-Oriented Strategy for the Battle with Sin

In this sermon, Pastor Babij preaches on battling sin with a gospel-oriented strategy. Pastor Babij explains that Christians can battle sin because God’s Ten Commandments are written on their hearts and because the gospel has changed believers’ relationship to the Law. Pastor Babij outlines two ungodly strategies for battling sin, antinomianism and legalism, and contrasts…

The Ten Commandments Past and Present: The Use of the Law of God to Believers (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues to discuss what the Ten Commandments, and the law of God in general, mean for believers. Specifically, Pastor Babij explains how God’s law shows believers what grateful service to God looks like and moves believers to obey according to the superior Law of Christ.