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The Pattern of Christ’s Suffering Leading to Victory

Pastor Babij, teaching from 1 Peter 3:18-22, shows how Christ’s suffering is the pathway to victorious living. Pastor explains the following points: 1. Jesus’ victory over sin is final and complete 2. Jesus, the Just, suffered for the unjust 3. Jesus died for a purpose Pastor shows that Jesus’ victory over sin and death is…

Children of God

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 4 Lesson 8 We continue our study of some of the great themes of the NT epistles this week with a look at the concept of being children of God. Are all people children of God? What privileges or blessings follow from being children of God? What responsibilities and…

The Destiny of the Christian: The Practice of Holiness – Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches from 1 Peter 2:9-10 on the various positional standings Christians have before God and the callings that Christians are to practice and enjoy as a result. Full Transcript: As we continue to look at 1 Peter, we will be focusing our attention on 1 Peter 2:9-10. Along the way,…

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…

The Five Solas of the Reformation, Part 5: Soli Deo Gloria

Pastor Babij closes his Five Solas of the Reformation series today by teaching on the fifth sola, Sola Deo Gloria (for the glory of God alone). In this sermon, Pastor Babij explains how man’s purpose is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever. People, therefore, must see God as having weightiness in glory and majesty.…

God Is Awesome

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 2 Quarter 4 Lesson 2 This week in our Answers Bible Curriculum Sunday school, we look at the prophet Ezekiel and the vision He was given of the heavenly throne room. What did Ezekiel see? What did this vision have to do with Ezekiel’s role as God’s messenger? And how does…

Controversy with the Sadducces – A Tricky Conundrum

Pastor Babij examines the Sadducces questioning of Jesus and the devious conundrum used against Jesus to make Him look ridiculous. Pastor Babij teaches how Jesus turned the tables on the Sadducces and used Moses’ writings, which the Sadducces revered, to prove that there is a resurrection and that God is the God of the living,…

The Essence of True Discipleship: Service

In this sermon, Pastor Babij examines Jesus’ teaching regarding how to become great in His kingdom. Pastor Babij explains that humble service and suffering are the real way to greatness. Following Jesus’ teaching in Mark 10, Pastor Babij specifically identifies four truths about greatness that followers of Christ must consider: The connection between true greatness and the true…

The Reality of True Discipleship (Part 4): The Judgment Seat of Christ – Crowns as Rewards

In this sermon, Pastor Babij finishes explaining the five crowns given to faithful believers. Specifically, Pastor Babij discusses the Sufferer’s Crown from James 1:12 and the Watcher’s Crown in 2 Timothy 4:8. Using 1 Peter 4:7-11, Pastor Babij also examines two of the five ways Christians ought to be affected by the teaching of Christ’s judgment…

The Reality of True Discipleship (Part 3): The Judgment Seat of Christ — Reward

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues discussing the judgment of believers by Christ, the judgment that determines reward. This time, Pastor Babij begins exploring the kind of rewards awaiting believers via the different crowns the Bible describes. Pastor Babij examines three of the five biblical crowns: the incorruptible crown (The Steadfast Runner’s Crown), the crown…