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Solomon’s Epic Fail, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia continues looking at Solomon’s epic experiments with wisdom and joy in Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26. In Part 2, Pastor Dave looks specifically at Solomon’s experiment with joy in 2:1-11, explaining how Solomon shares his failure in his epic experiment with joy so that we will not vainly pursue the passing treasures…

Running in Circles

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia examines Solomon’s first section of teaching in Ecclesiastes (1:3-11). Solomon provides four startling observations on the vapor-like nature of life so that you will not be deceived into living for this world. 1. The earth toils in an unsatisfying circle 2. Man toils in an unsatisfying circle 3. Man…

Israel Turns to Idols

Answers Bible Curriculum 2nd Edition Unit 7 Lesson 69 This week in Sunday school, we begin the book of Judges and discover the unthinkable: after receiving the land and seeing the many mighty works of God, Israel turns from the living God to serve dead idols. Why did Israel so senselessly turn from God? What…

God Punishes Idolatry

Answers Bible Curriculum 2nd Edition Unit 6 Lesson 58 For this week in Sunday school, we’re looking at how Israel turned to worship a golden calf right after receiving God’s covenant at Sinai. How did Israel so easily commit this heinous breach of covenant? Why didn’t God destroy Israel as God desired to do? And…

Does God Accept Your Worship?

In this sermon, Greg Ho asks you to consider whether God accepts your individual and corporate worship, reminding that there are many times in Scripture when God rejected the worship of those who claimed to follow Him. Greg Ho explains that one worships whatever a person honors and respects and that such honor and respect…

The Ten Commandments Past and Present — The Tenth Commandment

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on the last of the Ten Commandments: “You shall not covet.” Using Scripture, Pastor Babij shows that the purpose of this commandment is to promote contentment with one’s station in life rather than covetousness. Pastor Babij further explains that it is not wrong to want to better one’s station…

The Ten Commandments Past and Present — The Second Commandment (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues teaching on the second of the Ten Commandments. After a brief review, Pastor Babij explains several reasons why God cannot let idolatry go unpunished or faithfulness unrewarded. Christians, therefore, must undertake firm action regarding any form of idolatry in their hearts and lives. Pastor concludes the sermon by urging…

The Ten Commandments Past and Present — The Second Commandment (Part 1)

In this sermon, Pastor Babij continues his series on the Ten Commandments with his exposition on the Second Commandment. After a brief review of his previous sermon, Pastor gives several prohibitions contained in the Second Commandment and reasons God gave the Second Commandment. Pastor concludes the sermon warning that those who practice idolatry hate God…

The Destiny of the Christian: The Practice of Holiness – Part 2

Continuing his preaching from First Peter 2:1-8, Pastor Babij explains how Jesus is the cornerstone of the Christian’s faith and of the entire plan of salvation. Pastor also discusses how many stumble on the rock of Jesus because of disobedience to God’s written Word. Pastor Babij concludes by exhorting Christians to see themselves as God…