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The Purpose of Suffering as Citizen (Part 1)

Full Transcript: Let’s pray: Father, as we look at the prescribed word of God, that we can see, read, hear, and think about it. I pray, Lord, that we would take this passage of Scripture and begin to flesh out the things, in which Peter is talking about, for our daily lives. We know, Lord,…

Becoming Like Jesus

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 4 Lesson 10 This week in Sunday school, we’re taking a closer look at what the New Testament epistles have to say about the Christian’s growth in holiness. What is the difference between positional and progressive sanctification? How is your own effort key in the process of becoming holy?…

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 Appropriate Attitudes and Characteristics of Christian Submission

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches further on Christian submission from 1 Peter 3:8-13. Pastor explains how Christian submission ought to be displayed with both believers and unbelievers, especially in response to evil provocation. Such submission can only be accomplished by cultivating a love for God’s glory and by avoiding the error of an intellect-only…

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 Duty of the Christian: Subjection — The Husbands’ Submission to God on Behalf of Their Wives

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches from 1 Peter 3:7 on how husbands are to live with their wives and to submit to God. Pastor explains how husbands are to love their wives as Jesus loves His church and are to make the marriage relationship the highest priority on earth. Pastor Babij further exhorts husbands…

Saved by Grace

Answers Bible Curriculum Year 3 Quarter 4 Lesson 7 This week in Sunday school, we return to the New Testament epistles and investigate the apostles’ teaching on the relationship of faith and works. Are Christians really saved by faith alone? Can a person be saved without a life of righteousness? And what should be the…

The Duty of the Christian: Subjection — Learning Submission (Part 4), Wives to Their Husbands

In this sermon, Pastor Babij looks further at Peter’s teaching on Christian submission, this time examining Peter’s instruction on wives submitting to their husbands. Pastor explains how, far from an odious duty, righteous submission by a wife even to an ungodly husband is a powerful testimony of God to him. Pastor breaks down God’s design…

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…

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…