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Sermons by Todd Dykstra

The Majesty of God: Our Source of Hope in Times of Trouble

Isaiah 40:12-26 What will get us through times like this is a right view of God HE IS ABLE!! The character and majesty of God that enables us to anchor our lives in Him1.  God Is Infinitely Greater Than Nature – VS. 232.  God Is Supremely Wiser Than Knowledge (omniscience – infinite knowledge) – vs. 12-14.          Job 38…

Relationships In The Body Of Christ: Bear One Another’s Burdens

Galatians 6:1-5  We Need To Bear One Another’s Burdens vs. 1 – If someone is caught in any trespass the goal is restoration Matthew 18:15, James 5:19-20  The Reason To Bear One Another’s Burdens To fulfill the law of Christ – Matthew 22:37-39, Romans 13:8,10  The Attitude To Bear One Another’s Burdens Stop comparing yourself to others The Balance To Bear One…

Relationships In The Body Of Christ: Regard One Another As More Important

Philippians 2:3-4 Humility is the essential attitude that undergirds all the one-anothers. Pride hurts and destroys relationships Isaiah 14:12-15, Daniel 4:29-30, Proverbs 6:16, 16:5, 14, 18:12; James 4:6 How do we foster a heart of humility? 1.  Understand The Sinful Threats to Genuine Unity .         A.  Selfishness – Philippians 1:17, 2 Corinthians 12:20, Galatians 5:19-21, James 3:13-16, 4:1-2 . …

Relationships In The Body Of Christ: An Introduction To The “One-Anothers”

Acts 1:9-15, Acts 4:24, 32; Acts 5:12, Acts 15:25 1.  The Local Church Is The Primary Arena For The Practicing of the “One-Anothers”2.  Fostering A Culture Of Spiritually Intentional Relationships Is Critical To A .          “One-Another” Body Life.              A.    Discipleship.              B.    Hospitality3.  Modeling The…

Elder Question and Answer

Questions asked today: 1.  Does salvation require repentance or is simply believing Christ is the Savior enough? 2.  A local Catholic church recently refused to serve communion to a active, overt sinner.  Should we go to a closed communion to keep the sanctity of communion? 3.  Explain the reasoning of doing church discipline in front of non-members and non-believers. 4.  Are there…

The Prophecy Of The Virgin Birth

Isaiah 7:1-16The coming Christ was prophesied in the Old Testament:  Genesis 3:15, Isaiah 9:67, Micah 5:21.  The Historic Setting Of The Virgin Birth Prophecy2.  The Specific Contents Of The Virgin Birth Prophecy .        Does the Hebrew word ‘almah’ specifically refer to a virgin?.     A.  The word almah always refers to a virgin in the Old Testament – .…

Evidences Of A Passionate Heart For Gospel Ministry – Part 3

Romans 15:22-293 Weeks ago: 1. A Commitment To Gospel Proclamation – vs. 15-16 2. A Boasting In Christ’s Accomplishments – vs. 17-19 Last Week3, A Mindset For Un-Reached People – vs. 20-21 This Week4, A Heart For Genuine Fellowship With Other Believers – vs. 22-24 Romans 1:11-135. A Heart Of Sacrificial Service To Needy Saints – vs. 25-276. A Heart For Evangelistic…

Evidences Of A Healthy And Mature Church

1. An Abundance Of Genuine Goodness Ephesians 2:10, Galatians 5:22, 6:10, Ephesians 5:1-5 2. A Saturation With Biblical Truth Colossians 2:3, Romans 15:4, 12:2 3. A Ministry To One Another Proverbs 27:6, 17: Acts 20:20-31, 36-38 When giving correction: Go humbly, go gently, go with the Word Galatians 6:1 When receiving correction: Be humble, bring it to the Lord Proverbs 12:1

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…

MBC Core Value #3: Sound Doctrine

We are committed to being a pillar and support of the truth by holding fast to sound doctrine as found in the Word of God (1 Timothy 3:15, 6:3-4, Titus 1:9). MBC Core Value #1MBC Core Value #2 How you think is how you live 1 Timothy 6:3-5Two truths that demonstrate the importance of promoting sound doctrine1. The characteristics of those who…