In continuing the series on discipleship, Pastor Geoff shows the final goal of discipleship — perfect likeness to Jesus Christ. This will happen in glory when we are glorified, perfected, and sinless.
But until that day, we must strive to grow in the grace & knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches Psalm 85:6 and shows a number of points concerning revival: God is the giver of revival, it always begins with His Church, it comes through much persistence in prayer, and it always results in God's glory.
Revival cannot be planned or manipulated. It is simply and solely a work of God the Spirit. Let us take hold of God in prayer fervently, boldly, faithfully, and passionately that He would glorify Himself in bringing revival.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches Psalm 45 on a royal king's wedding and shows the Messianic tones throughout.
Hebrews 1 attributes Psalm 45 to Jesus. So we learn that Jesus, our Bridegroom, will receive us, His Church, to Himself when the wedding will be eternally consummated at the Marriage Supper of the Lamb (Rev 19).
"The Meaning of Marriage: A Pointer to Something Greater!"
Pastor Geoff provides a brief devotional on the biblical description and definition of marriage. And then he shows how the earthly marriage is a temporal picture of the heavenly marriage which will last eternally.
Listen to this brief 10-minute message.
"The Need, Foundations & Ingredients of Family Worship"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff concludes the study in Joshua and shows the definition & need for family worship. Then he provides the scriptural basis for it. Then he gives the ingredients of family worship (SING, READ, PRAY), and then some strong motivations for family worship.
Listen to this sermon & apply the Word of God to your life!
"God Is in Your Triumphs & Your Troubles—Trust in Him!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff heralds Psalm 44 and shows how God gave His people prosperity in the past, then God gave them extreme pain in the present. Yet they must have a proper perspective with a prevailing trust in the LORD and His unchanging character.
Paul quotes from this psalm to underscore his argument in Romans 8.
Learn how to relate to triumphs & trials in your life & how to trust in the LORD.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff concludes the expositional study through the book of Joshua and calls each person to answer what Joshua says: "choose for this day whom you will serve."
No one can serve two masters. We must believe in Christ and serve Him wholeheartedly.
One of the applications of this text is family worship. Geoff shows how there are three elements involved: singing, reading the Word, and praying.
He deals with the biblical foundations of family worship, compelling motivations to do family worship, practical outworkings of family worship, and he answers common excuses or objections to family worship.
"Hope for the Depressed: How to Fight Depression Biblically"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches Joshua 23 which is Joshua's farewell discourse to the people of Israel calling them to remember God's past deeds and cling to God Himself in and through the Word.
Listen as Geoff preaches & provides 4 ways to stand strong & follow God in your life.
In this sermon, Geoff Kirkland preaches Psalm 40 & shows how David trusted in God and how he prayed to God in times of hardship.
Hebrews 10 quotes Psalm 40 and applies the verses directly to Jesus. Hear how Jesus fulfilled the Law perfectly & how His perfect obedience secured his perfect, once for all sacrifice in the place of sinners.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches on the narrative of the two and a half tribes returning home to the East Side of the Jordan River. The zeal for the LORD almost leads Israel into a full-blown internal war.
Look at how we can learn from this example of having a godly zeal for God. Yet we must be willing to make and maintain peace in God's community as well.
Listen to & apply this sermon.
"The Levitical Cities & the Application to Your Life!"
Matthew McDonnell open-air preaches at the Central West End Metrolink station in St. Louis, MO & heralds Psalm 103 and calls sinners to bless God & find true salvation only in Christ Jesus!
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff exposits through Joshua 20 â€” the cities of refuge that God designated for those who killed others unintentionally â€” and he shows how we are all guilty before God and in need of an ultimate refuge to save from God's wrath.
Pastor Geoff exposits Psalm 38 and shows how to pray when suffering. What are some questions to ask so as to figure out if a sickness or trial has happened because of a sin? How do we kill sin? Who is the One who conquered all our sin and bore our burden?
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches Psalm 37 which tells us how to live a life trusting God while in the midst of a crooked & perverse generation — especially when the wicked seem to prosper.
How do we react? How do we live? What should we focus on? What does it mean to 'inherit the earth?'