In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 and reminds the CFBC congregation that we WILL preach Christ & Him crucified. We will not back down, back away, shy away, or be ashamed. Jesus Christ will be the theme of our preaching ministry!
In this sermon, Geoff shows:
1. the PLOYS we reject
2. The PERSON we pursue
3. the POWER we need
4. the PURPOSE we seek
Pastor Geoff provides 6 meditations on the Passover Lamb:
1. See the SINLESSNESS of the Passover Lamb
2. See the SUBSTITUTION of the Passover Lamb
3. See the FINALITY of the Passover Lamb
4. See the LOVE of the Passover Lamb
5. See the SECURITY of the Passover Lamb
6. See the GLORY of the Passover Lamb
"King Josiah's Godly Resolve: Remember & Celebrate the Passover Lamb!"
In this brief podcast, Pastor Geoff shows the tragic and swift downfall of Josiah in his meddling in the affairs of others. He got distracted away from his primary duties. But nevertheless, he purposed to intervene into other people's affairs and suffered for it.
Don't neglect your foremost calling for other good duties. Keep the main thing the main thing!
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches an overview of Hebrews and shows the supremacy of Christ. Then, at the conclusion of the "Doctrinal" portion (chaps 1:1 - 10:18), he works through the last verse regarding Christ's great and final forgiveness:
1. the MEANING of forgiveness.
2. the POWER of forgiveness.
3. the FINALITY of forgiveness.
4. the PERMANENCE of forgiveness.
"Strive to Warmly Greet All the Saints With Love in Your Local Church!"
In this message, Pastor Geoff concludes the exposition through the little letter of 3 John. In John's closing remarks to Gaius (and the church by extension), we learn his genuine and affectionate love for the believers. What can we learn? How do we cultivate a church balancing TRUTH + LOVE?
1. strive for LOVE in the fellowship
2. strive for PEACE in the fellowship
3. strive for GREETINGS in the fellowship
From Hebrews 13:18 — Pastor Geoff shows how YOU as a church member can faithfully pray for your pastor(s):
For him to pray earnestly
For him to walk humbly
For him to preach powerfully
For him to exegete accurately
For him to prioritize biblically
For him to evangelize urgently
For him to worship joyfully
For him to lead courageously
For him to maintain purity
For him to shepherd patiently
For him to cultivate unity
HOW should you attend your church??? Pastor Geoff provides 6 descriptions on HOW you should attend…
1 Corinthians 1:2 - to the church of God which is at Corinth...
6 descriptions as to how you should attend your church...
regularly (go often)
hungrily (go eagerly to hear from God)
preparedly (go ready and prepared)
prayerfully (go prayerfully to serve)
unifyingly (go and unite with likeminded folks)
purposefully (go with a purpose to encourage, engage, serve, edify)
"Friendship Evangelism: A Biblical & Theological Critique"
Pastor Geoff lectures on "Friendship Evangelism" and why this is a faulty way that modern 'evangelicalism' has talked about evangelism. Modern-day friendship evangelism is neither true friendship nor faithful evangelism.
This is a critique of the movement biblically and theologically in this 1-hour long lecture.
In this podcast, Pastor Geoff pleads with God: O GOD, give us Josiah’s…
Here are 8 reasons why we can plead with God for more Josiah-like leaders (from 2 Chron 34):
in Leadership of Integrity
In Humility of Repentance
in Obedience to Scripture
in Prioritizing of Worship
in Heralding the Truth
In Standing amidst Opposition
in Zeal of Youthfulness
to Glorify the Son
"Understanding False Conversion [Don't Be a Judas]"
In this study, Pastor Geoff finishes the two part study on bad (disqualifying) leadership from Diotrephes.
1. he loves to be first
2. he refuses biblical commands
3. he accuses with wicked words
4. greedy to have things his way
5. refuses to receive the brethren
6. dominates heavy-handedly on the saints
7. church disciplines those who disagree with Him.
"Manasseh: The Worst of the Worst Saved & Forgiven -- All of Grace!"
Pastor Geoff provides a podcast on Joel 2:11-13 - GOD’s GOSPEL CALL!
the INTENSITY — strong is he who carries out his word
the INCOMPREHENSIBILITY - great day of the lord is great & very awesome; who can endure it?
the URGENCY — yet even now… declares the LORD
the HUMILITY — (necessity) —> return to me with all your heart; with weeping; return to the LORD