Sermons

Sermons

MBC Core Value #4: Relational Roles

MBC Core Value #1 MBC Core Value #3 MBC Core Value #2 Instructions To The Family 1. The Role Of Wives Is To Submit With Respect -Vs. 18 This does not communicate value but rank Ephesians 5:22, Titus 2:3-5, 1 Peter 3:12. The Role Of Husbands Is to Lead With Love – Vs. 19 Positive Command – Love your wife Negative Command – Do not be embittered Ephesians 5:25-26, 1 Peter…

MBC Core Value #3: Sound Doctrine

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 promote false doctrine – vs. 3 A. They advocate a different doctrine; don’t teach in a way consistent with God’s Word B. They don’t agree with the words of the Lord Jesus Christ c. They…

MBC Core Value #1: God-Centered Worship

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: forever and ever Personal: relationship with Him2. The Goodness Of God – vs. 6-103. The Government Of God – vs. 1, 11-13 Spiritual – All believers Theocratic – Nation of…

A Spiritual Wake-Up Call – Part 3

Romans 12:11-14Part 1 Part 21. Understand The Urgency Of The Times2. Prepare For The Return Of Christ. A. Live In The Light 2. Prepare For The Return Of Christ B. Walk In The Day – Vs. 13 1.) Drunkenness and Carousing Galatians 5:21, 1 Peter 4:3, Ephesians 5:18 2.) Sexual Impurity and Sensuality Galatians 5:19, 1 Peter 4:3, 1 Corinthians 6:18, Matthew 5:27-30, Ephesians…

The Glory And Wonder Of The New Birth

John 3:1-8 Baptism saves no one, but symbolizes the grace of the new birth. It is the first step of obedience in following Christ. It is the defining mark of being a Christian. 1. The need for the new birth – vs. 1-3 It is designed to reveal to us the utter hopelessness of our life.2. The means of the new birth – vs. 4 Ezekiel 36:24-27, 1 Peter 1:23 Faith is the evidence…

A Spiritual Wake-Up Call – Part 2

Be Prepared – Matthew 24:44 Romans 13:11-14Part 11. Understand the urgency of the times – vs. 112. Prepare for the return of Christ – vs. 12 A. Live In The Light – vs. 13 Lay aside the deeds of darkness: Dark conceals, light reveals Ephesians 4:17-24, 5:1; Colossians 3:1-4 Put on the armor of light – personal holiness 1 Thessalonians 5:1-9 B. Walk In The Day

Rewards Matter!

Our actions will always display our hearts 1 Corinthians 3:10-151. Our foundation – vs. 10 Acts 18:5 The only true foundation is Jesus Christ2. Building on the foundation – vs. 12 If you are a Christian, you are always building whether you are intentional or not3. The Inspection – vs. 13 2 Corinthians 5:10, Romans 14:10, 2 Timothy 2:54. Receiving our rewards – vs. 14-15…

A Spiritual Wake-Up Call – Part 1

1. Understand the urgency of the times – vs. 11 Christ could be here at any time – Matthew 16:27, 25:31; Revelation 22:20, 1 Corinthians 1:7, Philippians 3:20, Titus 2:13, 1 Peter 4:7, 13; James 5:9. Every chapter in 1 Thessalonians ends with a reference to Christ’s second coming. A. An evil time B. The last days – 2 Timothy 3:1, Hebrews 1:2, 1 Peter 1:20 C. Many scoff -…

The Hurt Of Healing

Jude 3-4If you have been granted enough faith to believe in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, don’t let anyone tell you that you don’t have enough faith to be healed.Fallacies:1. God’s will is for all to be healed.2. Healing is provided for in the atonement. Not all of the benefits of the atonement are realized this side of heaven. The greatest miracle is not when the…

The Duty Of Discernment

Jude 12-13Do not be blown about by false teaching – Ephesians 4:14 1. Discernment is incumbent on all of us 1 Thessalonians 5:21-22, 1 Corinthians 2:14-15, James 1:6 The Bereans – Acts 17:11 Studied the law (God’s Word) – Philippians 1:9 Received the gospel with ready, engaged minds – 2 Timothy 2:15 They tested what they heard by the scriptures (Old Testament) Discernment…

Love: The Ultimate Fulfillment Of The Law

Romans 13:8-10There are two compelling reasons to love our neighbor1. We have a debt to pay – Although vs. 8 says to ‘owe nothing except love’ Scripture does not prohibit borrowing, it regulates it. Matthew 5:42, Luke 6:34-35, Psalm 37:21, 26; Proverbs 22:7, 11:15; Exodus 22:25, Leviticus 252. We have a law to obey – Love God, Love Others Galatians 5:13-14, James 2:8,…

Help For The Troubled Soul

Psalm 42 is a lament psalm – there is a way to suffer well1. A time of drought – vs. 1-5 Physical – thirst Spiritual – a longing for God2. A time of drowning – vs. 6-11 Adversity3. The psalmist’s response A. Look to God B. Preach to your soul Remember: Who God is God is sovereigh His steadfast love Hope In God, not in yourself