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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?…

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

Pastor Babij’s continues his Doctrines of Grace series with today’s teaching on the Perseverance/Preservation of the Saints. Pastor Babij explains how this doctrine is the Scriptural conclusion of the chain of salvation that begins with the total depravity of man and ends with God’s power keeping the saints heaven-bound. Pastor shows from the Bible that…

The Suffering, Mockery, and Torment of the Servant King (Part 1)

In today’s sermon, Pastor Babij teaches several points concerning Jesus’ crucifixion: Three characteristics now associated with Jesus Three highlighted groups of sinners Several thoughts to ponder regarding Jesus’ death Pastor Babij encourages believers to remember that Jesus’ death and resurrection provide Christians with hope for today; such thoughts are precious treasures that will transform a…

The Surpassing Glory

In this sermon, our missionary Brian Shortmeier looks at the vision of the glorious Lamb on the throne in Revelation 5. Brian Shortmeier explores the nature of Christ’s glory and how His overwhelming glory ought to compel Christians to evangelistic and missionary work. Brian Shortmeier concludes by showing a video describing recent gospel fruit among two…

The Reality of True Discipleship (Part 5): What to Do Between Now and the End

In this sermon, Pastor Babij wraps up his mini series on the reality of true discipleship by looking at 1 Peter 4:7-11. Pastor Babij explains five imperatives from Peter in light of the end and the coming reward for believers: Keep your head clear for the purpose of prayer Keep your heart warm for the…