Pastor Geoff works on the fundamentals of *preparation* in the study before one gets to the pulpit. This study works through the importance of hermeneutics, the meaning of the text, prayer, self-discipline, etc.
"Session #3: The COMPONENTS of the Sermon in the Pulpit"
Pastor Geoff continues the series on biblical church leadership and shows how pastors must be pastored. Yes, they must shepherd God's flock. Yes, they must teach and instruct God's lambs. But they need to be cared for and other godly men need to shepherd and care for their own souls.
Listen to the biblical support for this crucial necessity.
Pastor Geoff answers a very common question: "Can I live together with my boyfriend/girlfriend before marriage?" Even though one may not be married yet, many Christians quickly affirm: "we're not intimate together and for whatever reason we find it best to just live together."
Pastor Geoff shows why this is sinful. Three biblical reasons why it is sinful for people to co-habit and live together before marriage:
Listen to this audio-blog.
"Should You Judge Or Not? A Lesson on the Right Kind of Judging!"
This podcast covers part 5 in the series of biblical justice. This session covers: Silence & Not Retaliating Is Prudent (1 Peter 2.21-25). We must learn from Scripture and from Christ Himself and seek to follow in His footsteps.
Pastor Geoff preaches two MORE pieces of the full armor that every soldier MUST take up --
1. Take up the HELMET OF SALVATION
2. Take up the SWORD OF THE SPIRIT
Praise be to God, these pieces are all found and bound IN CHRIST. In Christ we have ALL the resources needed to wage war against Satan and all of his forces.
"Solomon's Kingship Established: The Excellence of Wisdom!"
Pastor Geoff preaches 2 Chronicles 6 and shows how this prayer of Solomon fits into the greater redemptive plan of God -- in the outworking of the Davidic covenant -- all leading to the ultimate Son of David, the Lord Jesus Christ!
The best worship leaders are those who are...
1. Captivated by the glory of God
2. Consumed with the Word of God
3. Committed to Praying to God
May the LORD teach us how to pray and show us the glory of Christ from this chapter!
"Solomon's Preparations to Build the Temple! Our God Is Worthy of Worship!"