In this sermon, Pastor Geoff walks through the 'dark night of the soul' as Heman expresses a prayer to God in Psalm 88. What can we learn about depression? About anguish? How can we endure? How can we persevere? Even when there's no light in sight?
Keep trusting! Keep relying on God!
"Biblical Clarity on the 'Gay-Christian' Profession"
Pastor Geoff works through 1 Corinthians 6 and provides a 3-point outline to this very important text that clearly and specifically addresses the topic of homosexuality and, so called, gay-christians.
The Sobering Plea to Not Be Deceived By Charlatans (9a)
The Sinful Patterns That Keep You Out Of Heaven (9-10)
The Sure Promises of Christ’s Blood & the Power of the Spirit’s Regeneration (11)
"See God's Glory Revealed: in the Skies, the Scriptures & the Son!"
In this podcast we study this statement: ELDERS ARE DISQUALIFIED IF THEY LEGITIMIZE ‘GAY-CHRISTIANS’ AND HOMOSEXUALITY
Titus 1.8 — elders are qualified if they are “loving what is good”
What does that mean?
What is good? GOD is the highest good
What is good? TRUTH is the revelation of good
What is good? CHRIST is the quintessential good
What is good? the LOVE OF CHRIST and the GOSPEL OF CHRIST is good
what is good? TO HATE EVIL and PURSUE RIGHTEOUSNESS IS GOOD.
"The Downfall of Asa: 5 Ways to Shipwreck Your Faith!"
WHY WE MUST PREACH WHAT *GOD* SAYS REGARDING THE SIN & ETERNAL DANGER OF THE SIN OF HOMOSEXUALITY & SAME-SEX ATTRACTION:
We must preach the truth for the following reasons...
Because GOD HAS SPOKEN
Because HELL IS HOT
Because SALVATION IS AVAILABLE
Because REGENERATION IS SUPERNATURAL
Because SINNERS NEED TRUTH
Because HOLINESS IS NECESSARY
Because DECEPTION IS RAMPANT
Because PLEASING GOD IS PRIORITY
"Pastors & Professors Who Condone LGBT+ Are Deceived"
In this podcast, Pastor Geoff Kirkland shows that pastors and academic professors who condone the LGBT+ movement are deceived.
We must stand courageously and speak biblically as we stand upon the sufficient, clear, and authoritative Word of God (=the Bible):
Men in the pulpits must teach TRUTH to God’s people.
Professors in the instructions must teach SCRIPTURE to Believers.
Christians in the pews must understand the NATURE of sin.
Christians in the pews must believe the POWER of regeneration.
Christians in the pews must warn with urgency of homosexuality (SSA)
Christians in the pews must speak with courage in these times.
Christians in the pews must expect the hatred of the world.
"Why Homosexuals & 'Gay-Christians' Are Deceived & Need a Savior"
In this podcast, Pastor Geoff teaches on: why homosexuals and “Gay-Christians” are deceived and need a Savior:
1 Timothy 1 provides clarity and help:
They must repent and come to Christ for salvation...
B/c of Their Depravity
B/c of Their Sin
B/c of Their Rebellion
B/c of Their Patterns (of sin)
B/c of Their Unholiness
B/c of Their Choice
B/c of Their Impenitence
"The Utter Impossibility of Being a 'Gay-Christian'"
Pastor Geoff deals with the common phrase used by many in our day that they are "Gay-Christians" -- often they say they are celibate and don't 'act out.' But what does the Bible say? How can we have clarity about this phrase that many identify themselves as, namely, as being a 'Gay-Christian"?
In this, Pastor Geoff provides 7 Reasons Why This Is Utterly Impossible. It's absolutely impossible to be a 'Gay-Christian'. Here's why...
It Blasphemes the Character of God.
It Contradicts the Clarity of Scripture.
It Ignores the Severity of Hell.
It Disregards the Glory of Regeneration
It Belittles the Power of Grace
It Shames the Name of Christ
It Destroys the Witness to the Lost
"The Joy of Worshiping God Together & A Warning of Unbelief!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches on the reign of King Asa -- where, here, he leads the nation in great reformation and revival.
He receives the Word from the prophet.
He is a courageous leader.
He is committed to leading the congregation in a re-committal ceremony to God and to their covenant with Him.
He clings to God in holiness of life.
PODCAST: What if my kids don’t like our Church?
A few encouragements...
Pray — seek the elders’ help and encouragement and prayer
Persevere — keep enduring and persevering patiently and prayerfully
Inquire — for help/encouragement/accountability
Engage — even more in ministry life
Capitalize — use it as opportunity to shepherd them on what a local church is to be/do
In this Summer in the Psalms series, Pastor Geoff kicks it off with this exposition through Psalm 103 -- how to be gloriously occupied with and preoccupied with the supremacy and glory and radiance of our great God!
How do you occupy yourself with God? Here are 5 ways that the Psalm provides so we can be overwhelmed at the glory of our God!
"How to Start an Activity in a God-Honoring Way: Lessons from Asa"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff teaches 2 Chronicles 14 on the beginning of the reign of King Asa. How do you begin something well? How do you venture out in a new activity or ministry in a God-glorifying way?