In this message, Pastor Geoff preaches on how to respond in a Godly way when others slander and verbally abuse you.
In the present day in which we live, slanders, verbal assaults, and accusations will fly our way in increasing measure as we live for and serve Christ as King! So let us prepare now for when those slanderous darts fly our way & penetrate our lives. Let us never retaliate but run to God in prayer!
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"How To Respond When People Verbally Attack & Malign You"
Pastor Geoff continues the verse-by-verse exposition through Psalm 119 and shows how this section addresses three of the ways that the Bible is often attacked today:
1) its CLARITY
2) its ADEQUACY
3) its COMFORT
In this stanza of 8 verses, the psalmist finds himself slandered, ridiculed, feeling alienated from this world & instead of sinking into despair (or, 'depression'), he soars in devotion.
This sermon provides 4 ways that you can soar in devotion to God's Word & not sink into despair/depression in the hard times.
"How to Start an Activity in a God-Honoring Way: Lessons from Asa"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff teaches 2 Chronicles 14 on the beginning of the reign of King Asa. How do you begin something well? How do you venture out in a new activity or ministry in a God-glorifying way?
Here are 4 lessons to remember from the chapter.
"How to Walk Worthily: 5 Essential Distinctives for Unity"
Pastor Geoff preaches on Luke 5 and answers the question: How must evangelical Christians relate to homosexuals? How must we speak with those who claim to be transgender? How do we engage with the LGBT community? What are we to say? How are we to talk to them? How do we speak the truth in love?
This sermon answers the question under 5 headings.
"How We Must Respond to the Supreme Court Rulings"
Pastor Geoff continues the study through the Book of Revelation and in these final messages, he preaches on heaven:
Part 1 - the new heavens and the new earth
Part 2 - what will we be like in heaven?
Part 3 - how will we relate to God in heaven*
In this part 3 study on how we will relate to God in heaven, Pastor Geoff teaches on how we will have undiminished fellowship with God, unobstructed vision of God, and unrelenting delight in God.
Pastor Geoff preaches on how we as believers will relate to God in heaven. He examines selected Scriptures and shows how believers will have perfect fellowship with God, clear vision and sight of God, and perfect delight in God forever! Listen and apply this study.
In this Summer in the Psalms series, Pastor Geoff kicks it off with this exposition through Psalm 103 -- how to be gloriously occupied with and preoccupied with the supremacy and glory and radiance of our great God!
How do you occupy yourself with God? Here are 5 ways that the Psalm provides so we can be overwhelmed at the glory of our God!
"How you Can Find Comfort in the Confusion of Life"
Psalm 25 provides a wonderful template for how to make decisions in life. In this sermon, Pastor Geoff provides 5 essential characteristics of decision making. Then, when these are in place, we can make a decision confidently and with integrity and trust in the good and sovereign hand of God to direct the results.
Geoff preaches on the role that sons and daughters have to obey and honor their parents as well as the role that parents have to train up their children in the discipline and admonition of the LORD.