Pastor Geoff exposits Isaiah 30. In this long, detailed and very theologically rich chapter, he pulls put three very important lessons for us so we do not trust in the earthly comforts.
1. Refuse worldly securities
2. Receive God's Word
3. Regain Hopeful Perspective
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff works through 1 Thessalonians 1 and draws out 8 essential marks of a healthy, biblical local church:
A faithful, biblical church is a ...
1. God-centered church
2. praying church
3. serving church
4. converted church
5. joyful church
6. evangelistic church
7. repenting church
8. watchful church
Isaiah 31 is a prophet "woe" oracle on the people of Judah because of their willful determination to NOT trust Yahweh but rather to seek Egypt's help.
This chapter can be summarized in 4 words:
Description In this sermon, Pastor Geoff exposits Mark 7:1-13 on how the Pharisees/scribes set aside God's Laws to uphold their own traditions.
We see the account unfold in 3 ways:
1. CONFRONTATION -- tradition of man (1-5)
2. CONDEMNATION -- Truth of God (6-8)
3. CORRECTION -- Tragedy of error (9-13) www.CFBCSTL.org
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches Isaiah 32 in an expository way so that we draw out the meaning of the text (authorial intent) and that becomes the meaning/point of the sermon.
This sermon provides HOPE in the future Kingdom when the LORD will reign and rule in righteousness.
We see this in 4 ways:
1. Righteous Ruler
2. Renewed Knowledge
3. Real Urgency
4. Righteous Kingdom
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff exposits Mark 7:14-23 on the occasion when Jesus speaks with the Pharisees and scribes about the traditions of the elders. It's not that on the OUTSIDE which defiles, but that which comes out of the HEART OF MAN!
1. the PRECIOUSNESS of your heart
2. the PRIORITY of your heart
3. the PILOT of your heart
4. the POWER of your heart
5. the PURIFICATION of your heart
"Future Hope: God Will Ruin His Enemies & Reveal His King!"
This sermon shows the great faith of the Syrophoenecian woman who came to Jesus. We can learn from her. Here are 4 great and needed lessons for us in prayer:
1. Come to Jesus URGENTLY.
2. Come to Jesus PERSISTENTLY.
3. Come to Jesus HUMBLY.
4. Come to Jesus EXPECTANTLY.
"God's Day of Vengeance That Will Come On the World"