Pastor Geoff provides an explanation of how the New Testament uses the Old Testament. In particular, Pastor Geoff shows how Paul uses Psalm 68 in Ephesians 4. What has baffled many in wondering 'how' Paul used the psalm to further his argument in Ephesians 4, Pastor Geoff endeavors to explain.
Paul used Psalm 68 in context and, in fact, the way in which Paul uses the psalm to enhance his argument in Ephesians 4 could not have been more appropriate and compelling.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff begins the concluding song of 'eternal security' and shows how Paul raises 3 legal challenges to eternal security -- who could oppose me? who could accuse me? who could condemn me?
All of these answers show that the work of God in salvation cannot be undone by anyone or anything. God's gift of salvation is secure!
"Understand Adoption: God Takes Enemies & Makes Them Sons"
Pastor Geoff finishes the 5-part series on the sovereignty of God in salvation in the 'Golden Chain' from Romans 8:29-30:
Listen to this sermon as Geoff describes what glorification is and shows how spectacular glorification is for the believer!
Pastor Geoff continues the study through John's gospel in the open air as he teaches at the Metrolink station. He shows who Jesus Christ is -- the sovereign Lord, the suffering Messiah, the substitutionary Redeemer, the sole way to God, and the sacrificial Lamb.
Pastor Geoff preaches Psalm 67, one of the most important texts in Scripture highlighting God's plan for the nations, and he shows how the glory of God, the gospel of God, and the judgment of God fuels global missions.
Missions is not about us nor is it about peoples and cultures. It ultimately is about the glory of God and the exaltation of Christ.
Listen to this sermon!
"Missions: The Glory of God & the Exaltation of Christ Among the Nations!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches part 4 on the "Golden Chain" of salvation — justification by faith alone.
Pastor Geoff examines justification, explains the meaning of God imputing Christ's righteousness to the sinner's account, and he exhorts the flock to know, live for, understand, love, and die for this doctrine.
Finally, he provides 5 ways to enjoy this doctrine.
Pastor Geoff continues the exposition through Romans 8 and works through the "Golden Chain" of salvation. In vv.28-30, Paul shows the utter sovereignty of God in salvation and the eternal security of the believer's salvation.
Listen to this sermon on God's effectual, efficacious, saving, sovereign call.
Pastor Geoff continues the Family Bible Hour Series on "Hermeneutics — how to rightly interpret the Bible."
This topic today covers Step #1 on observing the text. When interpreting the Word of God, we must observe it by giving a careful eye to the words themselves, the structure (and context) of a text, the atmosphere of the text, and the literary forms of a particular text (narrative, discourse, poetry, prophecy).
Pastor Geoff Kirkland explains the evil of abortion, the sin of murder, and proclaims the gospel of salvation that is available to all who humble themselves, repent of their sin (turn from it), and cling to Jesus Christ alone and His atoning work on the cross.
This BRIEFING is intended to alert the church as to the importance of PRAYER and to the importance of PROCLAIMING the gospel of Christ to the lost.
Listen to this 10-minute briefing.
"The Sovereignty of God in Salvation, Part 1: Foreknowledge"