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Sermons by Todd Dykstra

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…

MBC Core Value #2 : Biblical Authority

We are committed to God’s sufficient, authoritative Word in all matters of belief and behavior for our enjoyment of God and for the ministry of the church, including the verse by verse exposition of God’s Word as a means of bringing about spiritual transformation in the lives of His people (Psalm 1:1-3, 19:7-9,119; 2 Timothy 3:16-17, Hebrews 4:12). MBC Core Value #1…

MBC Core Value #1: God-Centered Worship

We are committed to declaring God’s glory through worship which magnifies Him in our praise and manifests Him in our actions (John 4:23-24, Romans 12:1-2, Hebrews 13:15). This is the Spiritual DNA that makes up Maranatha Bible Church Psalm 1455 Attitudes that compel us to God-Centered Worship1. The Greatness Of God – vs. 1-5 Praise: He is worthy of all praise Perpetual:…