This sermon teaches about the idolatry of Israel as Jerusalem as personified as a harlot. The end of the chapter, however, reveals the glorious forgiveness of God as he promises to "atone" for sins.
"See How God Has Marvelously Revealed Himself to All Men" part 1
Pastor Geoff talks about "Seasonal Depression" or "Seasonal Affective Disorder" (SAD).
What is it? What does the Bible say about how believers can cope through it and find hope in God while in it?
What can we do? Is there any hope available?
Pastor Geoff takes us to the Word & then provides 5 concluding words of exhortation to those battling SAD:
In the *SAD* seasons...
Focus on God's UNCHANGING attributes
Prioritize the Daily STUDY of Scripture
Involve yourself in REGULAR church gatherings
Journal How you RESPOND in times of struggle
Anticipate future HEAVEN that's soon-coming
Pastor Geoff continues the series on the "Kingship Psalms" (Pss 93-100) and here preaches Psalm 96 and shows how the absolute sovereignty of God fuels and encourages fervent evangelism and missions.
The Lord indeed reigns over all the earth.
This psalm helps us form a proper understanding of worship, of the sovereignty of God, and of world missions.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches Paul's concluding prayer to the Thessalonians Church and shows how the entire life of the Christian (=sanctification) is one completely empowered by and enabled by the grace of God.
In this sermon, he provides a number of encouraging points that shows God's involvement in and promise to sanctify those whom He elects.
Pastor Geoff preaches the simple gospel that one is saved by the works and merit -- of Jesus Christ alone! The only way one can enter life is to believe in Christ alone and trust in Him entirely for salvation!
Here's a message preached on the streets of ST Louis, Missouri.
Pastor Geoff teaches on the Doctrines of Grace at Christ Fellowship Bible Church during the Family Bible Hour. In this study, he shows what the 5 doctrines of grace are and how ever believer must 'savor' them. In a word, theology must result in doxology!
Pastor Geoff preaches on the exclusivity of Jesus Christ as the only Savior that God offers to sinners whereby sinful beings can escape His certain, coming wrath. God must punish sin. The one way of escape is through coming to Jesus Christ, the substitute, in repentance & by faith alone.
No other way to be saved exists. No other way to escape hell is provided.
The invitation is given to all! Come! Partake of Christ! Believe in Him! Drink freely of this Fountain!
"Salvation in Christ Alone!" [& a Gospel Conversation]
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff continues the verse-by-verse exposition through Psalm 119. This 8-verse stanza [the Hebrew 'vav' stanza] deals with salvation according to the Word of God as it comes from the lovingkindnesses of God.
And the following verses all show the effects that this salvation will have in the believer's life.
Listen to this message & be reminded that salvation in Christ, from God's love, through repentance & faith, produces necessary effects!
"Run to God & His Word! Be Guarded From the Evil Man & the Evil Woman!"
This conversation is a CFBC Men's Bible study. About 20 men were present. Pastor Geoff moderates a discussion between Al Baker, Mike Stockwell, Robert Gray, and Don Karns.
The questions asked include:
1. Give clarity on the heart of the biblical gospel. What is the essence of Christianity?
2. Speak on the need for and the importance of a robust understanding of "regeneration" in evangelism and ministry.
3. Define biblical evangelism and what it looks like.
4. Speak to the current climate of our nation specifically relating to bold evangelism. What do you see? What's the prevailing response?
5. Give all the church-men a word of encouragement as they love and lead their families and work a full-time job, how can they think about personal, biblical evangelism?
"Roman Catholic Doctrine Attacks the Sufficiency of Jesus' Death"
Pastor Geoff teaches part 2 on the Roman Catholic Church Doctrine and shows how the Catholic dogma attacks the very sufficiency of Jesus' once-for-all sacrifice at Calvary -- particularly through the Mass.
Hebrews 10 clearly shows that Jesus died once and for all with no need for ongoing, perpetual sacrifices or ceremonies to remove sin. Jesus paid it all.
"Roman Catholic Doctrine Attacks the Sanctity of Christ's Church!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff shows how the Roman Catholic Church vigorously attacks the Headship of Jesus Christ by asserting that the Pope is the 'Head' of the Church and 'Vicar of Christ' on earth.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff exposes the devastating teaching of the Catholic doctrine and then he preaches Colossians 1:15-20 and shows 5 essential truths about the biblical Jesus. It is this Jesus that can save from sin & provide reconciliation with God.
Listen to this sermon.
"Right Thinking About God: The Supreme, Holy Judge!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff guest preaches at New Community Church and heralds the gospel of Jesus Christ from the narrative of Mary seated at the Feet of the Lord while Martha was distracted with all her service.