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.
"As Pilgrims, Remember Your Life Orientation in These 5 Ways"
This sermon covers the section of Jesus' interaction with his family and his foes (Jewish leaders) around 3 headings:
1. ACCUSATION - Jesus works only by Satan's power (20-22)
2. ILLUSTRATION - A kingdom divided cannot stand (23-27)
3. CONDEMNATION - Blaspheming the Spirit is unforgivable (28-30)
A. The SINS that can be forgiven!
B. The SIN that cannot be forgiven
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.
"Bad Leadership 101: The Corrupt Leadership of King Rehoboam!"
Pastor Geoff preaches on the sad & tragic account of this prideful man, King Rehoboam.
The DOMINATION of Rehoboam
The Distracted DEVOTION of Rehoboam
The DEFILEMENT of Rehoboam
The DISOBEDIENCE of Rehoboam
Look to Christ. Let us follow after Him!
"Balancing Desire to Be with Christ & the Desire to Keep Serving All Out!"
In this podcast, Pastor Geoff teaches Philippians 1:21-26 where Paul expresses his heart to depart and be WITH CHRIST -- and yet he balances that with the desire to remain and help the Philippians for their progress and joy in the faith.
How do you find the balance between desiring to depart and be with Christ (for that's far better) and the resolve to remain & serve Christ Jesus all out? What are some helpful thoughts for Christians who are longing for glory?
Pastor Geoff preaches on a text where Paul expresses his encouragement & joy because of the conduct of the Thessalonian Church. There are five marks that characterize the Thessalonian Church. Listen to and apply this practical sermon!
Pastor Geoff preaches at the SCBC men's conference and Session #1 is exhorting the men to know who God really is. The primary focus in this psalm is the sovereignty of God, the holiness of God, and the nearness of God.
Geoff preaches on Psalm 78 and exhorts the men to lead at home — especially in leading, educating, instructing, and shepherding their children. This applies to raising up not only biological but also spiritual children. Listen and apply this practical sermon.
"Be A Man! Biblical Masculinity & Training Our Boys to Be Men!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff gives a strong admonition from God's Word that we must intentionally and proactively and biblically and prayerfully teach our BOYS to become MEN. We must MODEL and then TEACH what biblical manhood and biblical masculinity really is.
From 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 we see that we must teach them...
This sermon is a plea to parents (especially, Fathers) and ALSO to the Church congregation as a whole to come alongside in the teaching and training of our young boys to be biblical, strong, humble, prayerful, God-loving, servant-minded men.
"Be A Man! Masculinity & Training Our Boys to Be Men!"