Pastor Geoff asks the question: "What is true saving faith?" We know that salvation is by faith alone in Christ alone. But what is it to 'believe in Jesus Christ for eternal life'? What does this look like?
In this 17-minute audio, Pastor Geoff works through the Scriptures to show that biblical saving faith is a repenting faith and one that turns from sin, submits to the Lordship of Christ, and surrenders to Him as he follows Christ and abides in His Word.
A faith that saves is a faith that repents, works, obeys, and demonstrates itself in active service and heart-felt and worshipful obedience to Christ as sovereign Lord & King.
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"The Wonder of Adoption & How It Fuels Worshipful Prayer!"
In this message, Pastor Geoff works through Revelation 7 and shows how God will save people during the future time of "Great Tribulation" -- the time of Jacob's Trouble (the 70th week of Daniel):
1) 144,000 ethnic, Jewish people
2. A great multitude from every nation, tribe, tongue, and people (Gentiles)
In this section, we learn that God will pour out saving mercy on many even in the midst of future trouble on earth. And we see that God is not through with the nation of Israel yet. Has God rejected His people (Israel), has he? By no means!
"Listen to and Apply the Word of God! Practical Ways to Benefit from the Preached Word!"
In this message, Pastor Geoff preaches Proverbs 8:32 and shows that we must (1) hear the Word & (2) apply the Word.
Then he provides six very practical steps to diligently hearing and applying the Word of God when it's preached. How do we profit from the Word? How must be listen to sermons? How do we really change because of them?
Pastor Geoff concludes a 6-part study going through Luke 5:1-6:11 as Christ shows His authority & drives people to respond to Him. In this final episode, 6:6-11, Christ PROVES that He is LORD over the Sabbath by healing the man with a withered hand. He also shows the utter bankruptcy of the legalistic, works-centered, cold-hearted Pharisees.
Listen to this message & marvel at the compassion & authority of Jesus Christ!
"Proactively Praise God for His Works & for His Word!"
Pastor Geoff preaches on the letter from Christ to the Church in Philadelphia (Rev 3.7-13). In this letter, Christ commends and comforts the church for their faithfulness, their fidelity to the truth, & their perseverance in the faith.
Revelation 3:10 also is a promise from Christ to His Church that He will protect her from the coming hour of trial (Tribulation) that will come upon the entire inhabited world. This text provides helpful insights in understanding that the church is not destined for the coming wrath in the Tribulation period.
Listen to this message & learn how CFBC can be a faithful church.
"The Servant of the LORD & the Gospel that Saves: The Substitutionary Atonement of Jesus Christ"
Pastor Geoff preaches through Isaiah 53 to prepare for the Lord's Supper. In this sermon, he walks through the chapter and provides FOUR ways to remember Jesus Christ in preparation for Communion.
Jesus Christ died as the atoning, wrath-bearing sacrifice in the place of His people.