Fundamentals of the Church

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Crux of Discipleship

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Listen to this message. Scripture Luke 14:25-35 Philippians 3:8-21 All people are bent away from God and there is no middle ground; everyone is either an enemy of God or one of His disciples. When was the last time you counted the cost? Jesus is the ultimate example of what a disciple of God looks […]

Covenant, Communion, and Baptism

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Listen to this message. Scripture: Matthew 28:37-38 Acts 2:37-38 Colossians 2:11-15 Romans 6:1-14 Matthew 26:17-19, 26 1 Corinthians 11:25-34 Revelation 19:9 Matthew 18:15-20 Covenant: How man relates to God. Scripture does not use the term “personal relationship” when referring to man’s relationship to God. God is the one that initiates a relationship with man and […]

What makes it a Church?

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Listen to this message. Scripture: Matthew 18:15-20 Deuteronomy 19:15-20 John 1:12 Ephesians 2:18-22, 4:1-6 Acts 14:23, 2:42-48 1 John 1:6-10   If the church isn’t just the gathering together of two or more Christians, then what is it? Regenerated Church Membership Eph. 2:18-22 Believers are saved¬†into the church, God’s family, at the time of salvation […]

What is discipleship?

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Listen to this message: Matthew 28:18-20 Matthew 22:37 Romans 1:25 Romans 12:1-2 Philippians 1:9 Colossians 3:12-14 What is a disciple? How do you make a disciple? (What is discipleship?) We worship the true and everlasting God or we worship an idol. There is no middle ground. And what we end up worshiping is what defines […]

The Story of Everything

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Listen to this message: Scripture: Genesis 1:1-20. Matthew 27:46 Colossians 1:19-20 Acts 2:37-39 Revelations 7:9-12   Notes: The story of everything consists of: creation, rebellion, promise, redemption, repentance, (great commission), and restoration. The story of everything is a story of glory…God’s glory. We live in the era of the Great Commission. This is the time […]

Keith’s Last Sermon: Biblical Christianity

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Listen to this message: Colossians 3:12-4:18 Four things that mark Biblical Christianity: Biblical Christianity is practical. Being a saved christian changes who we are and how we act. ¬†Believing in Christ makes a practical difference in every aspect of our lives. Biblical Christianity is prayerful. We depend on God in order to be able to […]

The Lord’s Supper

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Listen to this message. Scripture for this message: 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 Communion/the Lord’s Supper is a celebration by Christians instituted by Christ at the last meal he ate before being captured and crucified. The problem for the church in Corinth when they celebrate the Lord’s Supper (1 Cor. 11:17-22) – It’s for the worse, not […]