Jesus warns His disciples of the dangerous nature of their mission; they are being sent out ‘as sheep amongst the wolves.’ But how are they to stay safe in the midst of this dangerous mission? What should motivate them to persevere? And can they be confident that their mission will be successful? Listen as Pastor […]
Listen as Brother Brandon Stitt exhorts us from James 1:12-21 concerning 1) sin and the death it causes, 2) how that God in the exercise of His will brought us forth by the word of truth, and 3) the importance of humbly receiving the word implanted, which is able to save our souls.
Matthew 7:21–27 “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter. 22 “Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in […]
Paul’s, Silas’, and Timothy’s ministries were under attack. People in Thessalonica were questioning their character and motives. Listen as Pastor Matt explains three things from I Thessalonians 2:1-4 that Paul points to in order to defend their character and protect their influence. 1.They Offered a Treasure from God. 2. They Displayed Unwavering Trust in God […]
Discipleship is not about the mere transferal of information, but about total life transformation. To be discipled we must follow the godly examples of believers who have been transformed by the Gospel, and then we become examples to others who see our lives being transformed as well. Listen as Pastor Matt examines I Thessalonians 1:6-7 […]
After reminding the Philippians of their citizenship in heaven, of their returning Savior, of their new bodies in the resurrection, and of the great consummation of all things that will take place at Christ’s return, Paul changes his tone completely in Philippians 4:1; from exultation to urgent plea. Paul’s love for the Philippians, his desire […]
How should we view opponents of the Gospel? Are they a sign that we need to adopt a new strategy of evangelism? No! By no means. Walk with Pastor Matt as he examines Philippians 1:27-28 to show how that Christian persecution is part of God’s design for the church, and our patient perseverance through these […]