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The Prosperity of Suffering As a Citizen

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches from 1 Peter 3:13-17 how Christians should respond to unjust suffering. Pastor explains several reasons why Christians will suffer in life and reminds believers that they are called to suffer for the gospel’s sake. Pastor also offers four admonitions to observe in the midst of suffering and exhorts believers…

The Duty of the Christian: Subjection — Learning Submission (Part 2)

Pastor Babij continues his teaching on submission from 1 Peter 2:18-25, focusing on the Christian’s duty to submit to the authority of the employer. Pastor explains several Biblical principles for submitting to employers; Pastor Babij exhorts believers to respect employers and to joyfully submit as saints to even the most difficult ones in order to…

Paul’s Journey to Rome

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 4 Lesson 4 This week in Sunday school, we finish our study of the book of Acts by looking at Paul’s journey to Rome. From one perspective, Paul’s imprisonment and journey looked like one tragic setback after another, but from another perspective, the journey was full of golden opportunities.…

The Duty of the Christian: Subjection — Learning Submission (Part 1)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on submission from First Peter 2:13-17. He shows that submission is not a choice but a command from God and teaches that resistance to lawful authorities is resistance against God. Pastor lists several attitudes, reasons and benefits for submission. He also lays out principles for biblical resistance against the…

Paul’s Second Journey

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 4 Lesson 2 We’re back in our Answers Bible Curriculum Sunday school this week with a look at Paul’s second missionary journey. Where did Paul and his companions travel this time? What specifically did the Lord accomplish at Philippi? And what can we learn about God, salvation, and suffering…

Saul Is Converted

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 3 Lesson 11 This week in Sunday school, we see God’s gospel plan in the book of Acts feature an extremely surprising twist: the conversion of the very one leading the deadly persecution against the Christians! How did wicked Saul receive salvation? What happened to Saul afterwards? Why did…

Trust Your Wonder Working God, Part 2

In this sermon, David Capoccia explains from the second half of Isaiah 55 three reasons from God for why people, especially believers, should exercise faith in their wonder working God. 1. God’s Ways Are Transcendent (vv. 8-9) 2. God’s Declarations Are Successful (vv. 10-11) 3. God’s Designs Are Joyful (vv. 12-13)

Trust Your Wonder Working God

In this sermon,  David Capoccia explores the main message of the book of Isaiah as well as the specific message of Isaiah 55:1-7. In these verses, God entreats the people of Judah — and all people today — to trust in Him via three astonishing appeals: Come to the God Who Gives Generously Listen to…

The Destiny of the Christian: Salvation

Pastor Babij continues in his exposition of 1 Peter, using Scripture to show how the Christian’s standing as one chosen of God calls the Christian to behave as a sojourner and alien in this world. Pastor reminds Christians that “we are in the world but not of the world” and examines what the Scriptures teach…

Jesus is the Great I Am

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 2 Lesson 10 This week, the theme for Sunday school is: Jesus, the I AM. Did Jesus claim to be the Jehovah (LORD) of the Old Testament?  Did those whom He spoke to understand His claim to such? Also, does it really matter whether Jesus is fully God? To…