Pastor Geoff lifts up the voice and heralds in the central square in ST Louis, MO the meaning of Christmas in the following headings:
1. the MEANING of Christmas
2. the NEED for Christmas
3. the GLORY of Christmas
4. the HOPE of Christmas
5. the GOOD NEWS of Christmas
This all leads to the warning to come to Christ now! Flee from the wrath to come! Be delivered from divine wrath by coming to the Divine substitute! Come by faith and rest in His saving & substitutionary work!
"Final Words of Pastoral Encouragements to a Faithful Church!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff concludes the expository series through the Book of Philippians and shows how Paul bids farewell to the congregation with 2 heart-warming pastoral encouragements:
1) Greet Every Saint!
2) Remember God's Grace!
Listen to how Paul elaborates on these two important features that should be present in every church.
Pastor Geoff works through 2 Kings 22-23 and looks at the young man, Josiah, and provides a handful of lessons for us as we glean from this young man of God.
This sermon shows why God often uses young people and Pastor Geoff provides many calls for young people to repent, come to Christ, devote their lives to Christ, and live wholly and fully for His glory.
Pastor Geoff works on the fundamentals of *preparation* in the study before one gets to the pulpit. This study works through the importance of hermeneutics, the meaning of the text, prayer, self-discipline, etc.
"What to Do When Someone Doesn't Want Discipleship?"
Pastor Geoff Kirkland talks about true discipleship and the essential feature of leadership in passing the baton on to others. How to train others? What to do when others don't want discipleship?
"3 Things to Be Actively Praying for & Observing In Your Local Church!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches through Paul's very personal paragraph of gratitude and comfort to the Philippians and Pastor Geoff brings out 5 principles for financial giving that we see in this text.
Pastor Geoff walks through:
1) God's purpose for marriage
2) The only 2 allowances for divorce in the Bible
1. Sexual unfaithfulness & adultery
2. When an unbeliever leaves (desertion)
3) The way to endure through a hard & difficult marriage
Pastor Geoff teaches in the senior living home in St Louis, Missouri and preaches the meaning of Christmas from the Matthew 2 account of the Magi -- the wise men -- traveling to Jerusalem to worship Jesus!
Listen to this exposition & the call to worship Christ the LORD!
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches at the Thanksgiving worship celebration and reminds the believers to be thankful because:
1) God gave you to His own Son
2) the Son gave you eternal life
Rejoice in the eternal purposes of sovereign election!
Pastor Geoff teaches on this last pericope of Luke's gospel as he records the historical occasion when Jesus literally, bodily, visibly ascended up from Bethany (on the Mt of Olives) into heaven. It was here that He then sat down at the Father's right hand!
"Jesus Humbled Himself to Death; God Highly Exalted Him!"
Pastor Geoff preaches the gospel at the annual banquet for Civil Servant Ministries in Springfield, IL. Here the gospel goes forth in the very middle of the Lincoln Presidential Museum as many hear the gospel at this banquet.
How to get a burning heart for God? How do we see the glory of this Christ?
1. Embrace Your Savior!
2. Enflame Your Heart!
Listen to more on how this work of God happens in the soul.
Pastor Geoff provides a pastoral call and exhortation to believers to be serious about Christ and walking in holiness and to resist the temptation to play games with cultural, easy, lazy Christianity.
Let us grow, by God's grace, in our singular zeal for the honor & renown of Christ!