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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)…

The Destiny of the Christian: The Practice of Holiness – Part 1

Preaching from First Peter 2:1-8 and other verses, Pastor Babij teaches that Christians together are a new, spiritual temple and priests offering sacrifices of thanksgiving and praise to God. Pastor Babij, therefore, exhorts Christians to present themselves as a living sacrifice, bringing everything in life to Jesus Christ in worship. Full Transcript: In 1 Peter…

The Destiny of the Christian: Salvation (Part 3)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij explains from 1 Peter that life’s trials are designed by God, not as temptations to make believers stumble, but as means of purifying and refining His people’s faith. Pastor Babij also discusses problems that challenge the Christian’s hope of salvation. Pastor Babij concludes by exhorting believers to meditate on God’s…

The Destiny of the Christian: Salvation (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches from 1 Peter 1:3-5 and explains how Christians are to live as foreigners in this world. Christians must think biblically and reside in the truth of God’s Word, dwelling upon God and speaking well of Him. Pastor also reminds believers of the tremendous inheritance they have have through Jesus…

Introductory Matters for First Peter

Pastor Babij introduces the first book of Peter and demonstrates the practical subject of Peter’s letter: how Christians are to live in this world while preparing for the next. Christians are to live in the world as citizens of heaven, which means that Christians must prepare to experience temporary suffering and persecution as they live…

The Doctrines of Grace, Part 5B: The Perseverance/Preservation of the Saints

In this sermon, Pastor Babij finishes teaching on the Perseverance/Preservation of the Saints and completes the Doctrines of Grace series. Using the Bible, Pastor details the spiritual vital signs that determine whether one is a Christian or not. He admonishes believers always to check their spiritual pulses and to be wary of backsliding. Pastor Babij…

Jesus Teaches in Parables

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 9 This week, we consider the parables of Jesus. Like other parts of Jesus’ teaching, Jesus’ parables are well-known but often not well understood. What do we need to know in order to interpret parables? What are Jesus’ parables all about? Why did Jesus teach in parables?…