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Abraham’s Test

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 4 Lesson 38 This week in Sunday school, we look at the great test of Abraham: the command from God to offer up Isaac as a sacrifice. Why did Abraham obey God? What can we learn about walking by faith before God today? And what is the connection between…

Concluding Remarks to “Stand Firm”

In this sermon, Pastor Babij concludes the teaching through 1 Peter by drawing out numerous reasons why suffering is allowed in a Christian’s life and what benefits result from suffering. Pastor Babij then exhorts Christians to stand firm in the faith. Full Transcript: Okay, let’s take our Bibles this morning and turn to First Peter.…

Unit 1 Review: Scripture under Scrutiny

Answers Bible Curriculum Unit 1 Lesson 10 In this lesson, we look at a video from Answers in Genesis (https://answersingenesis.org/media/video/bible/scripture-scrutiny/) that ties together many of the topics we’ve discussed about the Bible thus far in our Sunday school curriculum. We then take time to review and discuss the unit with a series of questions.

The Christian’s Obligation for Resistance, Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches how to resist Satan and his attacks by meditating on Scripture. Pastor Babij clarifies that the Christian must digest, not devour Scripture, for by doing so the Christian will enjoy the presence of God. Full Transcript: In 1 Peter 5, the obligation of a believer is to resist the…

The Christian’s Obligation for Resistance, Part 2

In this sermon Pastor Babij continues teaching from 1 Peter 5:9 on the Christian’s obligation to resist Satan and his attacks. To stand, the Christian must continually fill his mind with Scripture and actively resist Satan’s various temptations and encumbrances. Full Transcript: Last week and this week, I’m parking on a passage of Scripture of…

The Christian’s Obligation for Resistance, Part 1

In this sermon on 1 Peter 5:9, Pastor Babij teaches on the Christian’s obligation to resist Satan’s attacks. Christians need to know that the mind is Satan’s target and that his weapons are lies disguised as truth. Full Transcript: As we continue to look through this great book, let’s turn to 1 Peter 5-9: You younger…

Prayer: Persistence in What God Wants for You

In today’s sermon, Pastor Babij details the wrong attitudes Christians bring into prayer and explains how to pray scripturally and honestly. Pastor advises Christians to pray for physical and spiritual needs and to remember that prayer is ultimately meant to conform believers into the image of Christ. Full Transcript: We are going to look at…

Biblical Fatherhood

In this special Father’s Day sermon, Pastor Babij explains how to be a biblical father. Using the Scripture, Pastor relates several “do nots” and major mistakes for Christian fathers to avoid as well as several positive principles to follow. Pastor Babij concludes by exhorting fathers to make teaching the way of God to their children…

Paul’s Third Journey

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 4 Lesson 3 This week in Sunday school, we look at Paul’s third missionary journey. We overview the entire trip and then look more specifically at Paul’s ministry to Ephesus. What happened in Ephesus? What message did Paul later want to pass on to the Ephesian elders? And what…

The Duty of the Christian: Subjection — The Basis of Subjection

In this sermon, Pastor Babij begins preaching from 1 Peter on how Christians are to demonstrate their alien status as Christ’s people while on the earth: by living righteously and submitting to God’s ordained authorities. In part 1, Pastor Babij explains the Christian’s basis for seeking righteousness in this way: 1) God’s accomplished salvation 2)…