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Job’s Suffering

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 4 Lesson 32 This week in Sunday school, we briefly leave Genesis to consider the life of Job. Why did God bring such suffering on righteous Job? What is the main lesson of the book? And how should we respond to those who suggest that trials and even illnesses…

Effects of the Fall

Answers Bible Curriculum Second Edition Unit 3 Lesson 21 We return this week in Sunday school to our study of the Fall of man, this time focusing on the effects of the fall. How was man changed as a result of sin? What curses did God announce on the serpent, on the woman, and on…

Concluding Remarks to “Stand Firm”

In this sermon, Pastor Babij concludes the teaching through 1 Peter by drawing out numerous reasons why suffering is allowed in a Christian’s life and what benefits result from suffering. Pastor Babij then exhorts Christians to stand firm in the faith. Full Transcript: Okay, let’s take our Bibles this morning and turn to First Peter.…

The Christian’s Obligation for Resistance, Part 8

In this sermon Pastor Babij teaches on the eighth way to resist the enemy: believe in and hold to the promises of God. Pastor encourages Christians not to live by sight but by faith since living by sight blinds Christians to eternal realities. Full Transcript: Let’s read 1 Peter 5:6-11: Therefore humble yourselves under the…

The Christian’s Obligation for Resistance, Part 6

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches on the plan that every Christian needs for warfare praying. Pastor Babij also describes the three provisions such prayer provides: 1) Strength to engage in spiritual warfare 2) Watchfulness for yourself and the Church 3) Boldness to live before men in the Spirit Full Transcript: Let’s take our Bibles…

The Christian’s Obligation for Resistance, Part 5

In this sermon Pastor Babij teaches how Christians lay aside sin by putting on Christ, who is the armor described by Paul in Ephesians 6:10-20. Pastor Babij exhorts believers to embrace by faith God’s provision for their growing holiness and not to believe Satan’s lies to the contrary. Full Transcript: The word of God says…

The Christian’s Obligation for Resistance, Part 4

In this sermon Pastor Babij teaches on the several responsibilities that pertain to learning Christ and the several results produced when a Christian is led by God’s truth and not his feelings. Full Transcript: In 1 Peter 5:9, I’m really fleshing out the ways to resist the enemy. I went through the book of 1st…

The Christian’s Obligation for Vigilance

In this sermon, Pastor Babij preaches on the Christian’s obligation to be vigilant for spiritual warfare through the following three postures: 1) Prepare for war 2) Be spiritually and mentally controlled in a godly fashion 3) Be spiritually and mentally alert and watchful Full Transcript: Let’s take our Bibles and turn to the epistle of…

Special Reasons for End Time Suffering

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches from 1 Peter 4:17-19 three special reasons why Christians suffer: 1) To refine and cleanse the Church 2) To forewarn the world of impending judgement 3) To cause Christians to trust in God completely Note: Video sound quality improves at 18:05. Please use the audio file to hear the…

Instruction for a Biblical Outlook on Suffering

In this sermon, Pastor Babij instructs believers from 1 Peter 4:12-19 on developing a biblical outlook on suffering. From the text, Pastor details five methods Satan uses to weaken Christians in the midst of suffering and five biblical outlooks Christians must practice to prevail through suffering. Full Transcript: As we’re continuing to move through this…