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Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: The Characteristics of False Apostate Teachers, Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij considers the third description of false apostate teachers according to Jude: the portraits of deception false teachers exemplify. In Jude 12-13, Jude provides five metaphors that expose the destructive and empty ministries of false teachers: hidden reefs (v. 12a), waterless clouds (v. 12b), fruitless trees (v. 12c), storms that…

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: The Characteristics of False Apostate Teachers, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij looks at Jude 8-11 and the first two of five characteristics of false teachers: sinful pride (vv. 8-10) and profound resemblance to Old Testament apostates (v. 11). Christians must be careful not follow such teachers, listen to them, or be like them.

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: The Characteristics of False Apostate Teachers, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij looks at Jude 8-10 as Jude begins to describe five characteristics of false teachers so that Christians can identify and avoid such teachers. The first characteristic is pride, which manifests in multiple ways: 1. Sinful Pride Is Depicted in Rebellion (v. 8) 2. Sinful Pride Is Depicted in Arrogance…

The Church: A Unified Body of Spiritually Gifted Servants, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij begins examining 1 Corinthians 12:12-20 to show how all Christians are called to minister and not simply to wait for someone else to do so. In Part 1, Pastor Babij explains the church-as-Christ’s-body metaphor as well as the first primary reason Christians do not get involved in using their…

The Destructive Power of a Little Foolishness, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia finishes looking at Solomon’s instruction regarding foolishness in Ecclesiastes 10:1-20. In part 2, Pastor Dave examines Solomon’s final two of four self-destructive characteristics of foolishness, especially in government, so that you will guard against folly and pursue wisdom instead. Pastor Dave also considers Solomon’s brief concluding bit of practical…

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…

God Calls Samuel

Answers Bible Curriculum 2nd Edition Unit 8 Lesson 74 This week in Sunday school, we look at how God raises up Israel’s last judge: Samuel. How is Israel doing spiritually at the end of the Judges period? Why does God condemn and curse the previous judge, Eli? And what do these chapters show us about…

God Judges Rebellion

Answers Bible Curriculum 2nd Edition Unit 7 Lesson 62 This week in Sunday school, we join Israel in their wilderness wandering to see what they’ve learned after missing out on entering the promised land. Surely this people, chastened for their unbelief, will have finally humbled themselves before God…right? Shockingly, we’re going to see through Korah’s…

The Lord’s Prayer: A Model for Approaching God

In this sermon, Khaleef Crumbley teaches on the Lord’s Prayer found in the Gospel of Matthew. Comparing Matthew’s version of the Lord’s Prayer to the same prayer in Luke, Khaleef Crumbley explains how Jesus warned against hypocrisy in prayer, why prayer is meant to be worshipful communion with God, and how God should be approached…

Cain Kills Abel

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 3 Lesson 22 This week in Sunday school, we examine more of the aftermath of the Fall, this time looking at what happened to Adam and Eve’s first children. Why was Cain’s sacrifice rejected and Abel’s accepted? How does Cain’s murderous response to Abel and callous response to God…