Sermons by Joe Hamlin

Sermons by Joe Hamlin

Elders’ Q&A

Questions the elders dealt with today: What does ‘taking communion in an unworthy manner’ mean? Is there biblical support for having men only in leadership roles? Will we have hair in heaven? What is the purpose of the Millennial Kingdom and why is Satan released at the end of the 1,000 year reign? What about women working? Why does Satan target families so…

MBC Core Value #6 – Evangelism

We are committed to fulfilling Christ’s commission to make disciples of all the nations by proclaiming the Gospel and purposefully contributing to the establishment and growth of the church locally and globally (Matthew 28:19-20, Acts 1:8, Romans 10:14-17). An Invitation From The King Simplicity of the Invitation – vs. 28aScope of the Invitation – vs.…

MBC Core Value #5: Prayerful Dependence

We are committed to prayer as the means by which we couple ourselves to God’s power for all our efforts in life and ministry (Acts 2:42, Ephesians 6:18-20, Philippians 4:6, Colossians 4:2, 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18). MBC Core Value #1 MBC Core Value #3 MBC Core Value #2 MBC Core Value #4 A Blueprint For God Honoring Prayer 2 Kinds Of Prayer Prayer throughout the day – 1…

Richer Than You Think

Ephesians 1:1-3  The Beneficiaries of these wonderful riches – Vs. 2a .       The saints in Christ Jesus – positionally holy and perfect before God .       The faithful – 1 Corinithians 7:25, Revelation 2:10   The Basis for these riches – Vs. 2b-3a .       God the Father of the Lord Jesus Christ – 2 Corinthians 5:21 The Breadth of these…

Why Not Love The World?

1 John 2:15-17 God, being Holy, changes the objects He loves We, being wicked, are changed by the objects we love Demas:  Colossians 4:14, Philemon 24,  2 Timothy 4:10 A sobering look at the kind of love God hates  Because of your condition in Christ;  the love of the Father has given us a new nature James 4:4, 7;  2 Corinthians 5:17,  Psalm 119:11,  1 John 4:4, 2:12-14  …

A Consuming Covetousness

2 Kings 5:20-27 The progression of sinful thinking Thinking worldly (vs. 20) Begin to rationalize behavior Try to justify self Deceives carefully (vs. 21-25) Once the decision is made there is no stopping Lies to save face and look righteous Detaches from reality Sin is revealed completely (vs. 27) All  of our sinful thoughts will eventually come out in our behavior…

Elder Q&A 2017

Meet our elders here One of the questions asked during this session was “What book, outside of the Bible, has most influenced you?” With the exception of the Spurgeon biography, the books are all in our library. If you would like to have a copy of one of them for your own, each title is linked to a source: Joe Hamlin The Gospel According To Jesus For The Glory…