Pastor Geoff preaches through 2 Timothy 4:1-5 at the STL Chinese Christian Church on Sunday, May 17, 2020.
This text provides the clear truth that preaching must be the FOUNDATION of the healthy church.
1. The SOLEMNITY of the foundation of preaching.
2. The SUPREMACY/SPECIFICS of the foundation of preaching.
3. The SPURNING of the foundation of preaching.
4. The STEADFASTNESS of the foundation of preaching.
This sermon covers the next section in Ephesians in our verse by verse, expository study -- on being wise, being understanding, and knowing God's will. We must make the best use of our time -- we must redeem the time (Eph 5:15-17):
WHY you must redeem the time.
HOW you must redeem the time.
HINDRANCES to you redeeming the time.
ETERNITY's call for you to redeem the time.
Now is the acceptable time! Behold TODAY is the day of salvation!
Tommy Titcombe went to the Yagba people of Nigeria in the 20th century.
it was said of him: “He had his bible with him constantly. with passages from Isaaiha nd the Psalms well marked. His Bible was his constant companion; It was beside whatever chair he sat in, it was with him at his bestie, in the Cara nd everywhere he went.
He was a small man, but he had mountains of faith.”
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff exposits Matthew 28:18-20 on the great commission and speaks to the
sovereign authority of Christ
specific agenda of Christ
supernatural assistance of Christ
sustained advancement with Christ
"God's Commentary Concerning the Crosswork of Christ!"
Pastor Geoff concludes the exposition through Habakkuk and shows how to turn trouble and travail to triumph in God. How do we praise God in times of crisis? How does Habakkuk praise and worship God even in hard times? This chapter provides marvelous insights to help us live by faith and triumph in Christ even when undergoing difficult times.
"You're Light; Not Darkness! So Be IN the World But Not OF the World!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches Ephesians 5.3-6 on Abstaining from evil. The two headings are:
1. The RESPONSIBILITY for you to abstain from evil
2. The REASONS for you to abstain from evil