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It’s a Good Day to Be Alive

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia looks at a surprising, carpe diem style exhortation from Solomon in Ecclesiastes 8:16-9:10. Solomon gives two simple reasons why you should stop waiting and start making the most of your vaporous life from God: 1. Life Is Uncertain (8:16-9:1) 2. Death Is Certain (9:2-6) 3. Conclusion: Make the Most…

Despite Injustice, Fear God and Enjoy Life

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia again looks at Solomon’s wisdom for how to regard authorities, but this time from Eccl 8:10-15. Solomon’s counsel is that, despite injustice, you should fear God and enjoy life. Solomon presents this counsel by drawing attention to two difficult realities and two wise responses to those realities: 1. Reality:…

Obey Authorities, Avoid Trouble

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia, looks at the wisdom from Solomon about how one should regard authorities in Ecclesiastes 8:1-9. Solomon teaches that, If you want to be wise and avoid trouble, you should obey the authorities God has set up in your life. Solomon also gives four wise reasons why should obey even…

Wisdom’s Low-Hanging Fruit, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia completes examination of Solomon’s surprising teaching in Ecclesiastes 7:23-29. Solomon warns against vainly pursuing deep knowledge and instead urges you to understand and apply three basic life truths. In part 2, Pastor Dave explains the second and third basic truths from Solomon. Introduction: You cannot know the fundamental scheme…

Wisdom’s Low-Hanging Fruit, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia begins examining Solomon’s surprising teaching in Ecclesiastes 7:23-29. Solomon warns against vainly pursuing deep knowledge and instead urges you to understand and apply three basic life truths. In part 1, Pastor Dave examines the introduction and first basic truth. Introduction: You cannot know the fundamental scheme of the world…

Living In Light of Christ’s Coming, Part 2

In this final sermon in 2 Peter, Pastor Joe Babij concludes examination of the last section of exhortation in 2 Peter 3:11-18. Pastor Babij explains the final two of the four eternal perspectives that people are to apply in light of Christ’s soon coming. 1. We should believe in Christ without delay (vv. 9, 15)…

Living In Light of Christ’s Coming, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij begins examining the final section of exhortation in 2 Peter. Pastor Babij explains that believers must remain ready for Christ’s return and continue to pursue spiritual growth and holiness. More specifically, Pastor Babij outlines two of the four eternal perspectives Christians are to apply in view of the day…

One Thing Is Necessary

In this special Mother’s Day sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia examines the short account about Mary, Martha, and Jesus in Luke 10:38-42. Christ teaches in this passage a simple but critical truth about following him: devoted discipleship comes before happy service. As Pastor Dave preaches through the text, he identifies three highlighted characters who underscore the…

Keep Calm and Carry On

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia begins examining Solomon’s teaching as to how exactly God’s wisdom works with both great power and sobering limitation in life. In Ecclesiastes 7:15-22, Solomon gives two humbling exhortations to help you keep calm and carry on well in a fallen world. 1. Avoid Proud Extremes (15-18) 2. Remember Common…