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Baptist Church History (Part 1) - God's Promise to Preserve His Church; Perpetuity of the Ministry

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57:54 minutes (12.51 MB)

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Table of Contents

I. The purpose of this study.
II. The promise by God to preserve His church
III. The perpetuity of the ministry is inseparably connected to the perpetuity of the church.
IV. The marks of a true church of Jesus Christ.
1. Christ is the head and founder of the church.

Money Management (Part 2)

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100:24 minutes (21.56 MB)

A master copy of the indented outline in both MS Word and PDF formats and part 1 of the series can be found here: Money Management.

VII. It is indicative of a lack of spirituality or godliness if a Christian is poor because of laziness, wastefulness, foolishness, or imprudence.
1. If you are lazy, you will likely be poor (Pro 6:9-11; Pro 10:4; Pro 13:4; Pro 19:15; Pro 20:4; Pro 20:13; Pro 21:25; Pro 23:21).

Money Management (Part 1)

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77:35 minutes (16.67 MB)

A master copy of the indented outline in both MS Word and PDF formats and part 2 of the series can be found here: Money Management.

Money Management

I. Before we learn how to manage money, let's first learn what money is.

Things That Will Make or Break a Church

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85:57 minutes (18.49 MB)

Elder Conrad Jarrell preached on things that will build and edify a church, as well as things that will destroy one.

How God Helps Us to Muddle Through Life

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77:17 minutes (16.58 MB)

Elder Conrad Jarrell preached a sermon on serving God in one's latter years and how God helps us to get through this life by strengthening, exercising, chastening, and encouraging us.

The Sermon I Would Preach to a Room Full of Heathen

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86:53 minutes (18.62 MB)

For a paperback book in outline form which addresses over 150 difficult verses that Arminians use against Sovereign Grace, check out: Problem Texts for Sovereign Grace: Rooting Arminianism Out of Every Verse.

A master copy of the indented outline in both MS Word and PDF formats can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

I. The following facts often cause Christians to wonder how they should go about witnessing to unbelievers:

What it Means to be a Church

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103:18 minutes (22.37 MB)

A master copy of the indented outline in both MS Word and PDF formats can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

I. A church of Jesus Christ is more than just a group of people that meet together weekly to listen to a sermon.
1. A church is the body of Christ (1Co 12:27).
2. A church is the house of God (1Ti 3:15; 1Pe 2:5).
3. A church is the temple of God (1Co 3:16).
II. To be a church means being committed.
1. There is nothing more important in a Christian's life than to be in God's church.
A. A Christian should seek first the kingdom of God (Mat 6:33).

Abortion and Gay Marriage - The Judgment of God

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95:44 minutes (20.53 MB)

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I. A misunderstanding of the judgment of God.
1. Christians often say that God will judge our country for allowing abortion and gay marriage.
2. The truth is that God has judged our country by allowing abortion and gay marriage.

II. An effective method of deception is to use euphemisms.
1. "When words lose their meaning, people lose their freedom." - Confucius
2. Abortion and gay marriage are both euphemisms.

Wrong Reasons for Pastoring a Church

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63:27 minutes (13.61 MB)

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I. Considering that some of you will certainly talk about the proper motivation for pastoring churches such as the ones we pastor, I want to discuss some things that should not motivate us to do what we do, namely:
1. Pride
2. Notoriety
3. Money
II. Pride
1. The first evil motivation for pastoring a church is pride.

Communion (Part 5) - Origin of Transubstantiation; Eucharist in One Kind; Eucharist Worship

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56:43 minutes (12.17 MB)



Communion (Part 4) - Refuting Transubstantiation

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58:35 minutes (12.71 MB)




Communion (Part 3) - When, Where, Why, and How Communion is to be Observed

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63:14 minutes (13.66 MB)




Communion (Part 2) - Closed Communion

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63:21 minutes (13.62 MB)




Communion (Part 1) - What Communion Is; Proper Elements Used in Communion

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68:02 minutes (14.61 MB)



Problem Texts for Sovereign Grace (Part 49) - Heb 2:9; Heb 3:6,14; Heb 3:17-19; Heb 4:1-11

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66:37 minutes (14.21 MB)

For a paperback book in outline form which addresses over 150 difficult verses that Arminians use against Sovereign Grace, check out: Problem Texts for Sovereign Grace: Rooting Arminianism Out of Every Verse.

Unconverted Elect (Part 2)

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75:40 minutes (16.33 MB)

For a paperback book in outline form which addresses over 150 difficult verses that Arminians use against Sovereign Grace, check out: Problem Texts for Sovereign Grace: Rooting Arminianism Out of Every Verse.

Unconverted Elect (Part 1)

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83:10 minutes (18.01 MB)

For a paperback book in outline form which addresses over 150 difficult verses that Arminians use against Sovereign Grace, check out: Problem Texts for Sovereign Grace: Rooting Arminianism Out of Every Verse.

Fasting

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74:53 minutes (16.22 MB)

A master copy of the indented outline in both MS Word and PDF formats can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

I. Definitions
1. Fasting - 1. The action of the vb. fast; abstinence from food; an instance of this.
2. Fast v. - 1. a. intr. To abstain from food, or to restrict oneself to a meagre diet, either as a religious observance or as a ceremonial expression of grief.

II. The purpose of fasting
1. Fasting is a sign of humility (Psa 35:13).
2. Fasting is a means of chastening one's soul (Psa 69:10-11).

The Sonship of Jesus Christ - Refuting the Heresy of Eternal Generation (Part 2)

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57:04 minutes (12.23 MB)

The Sonship of Jesus Christ - Refuting the Heresy of Eternal Generation (Part 1)

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72:59 minutes (15.66 MB)

Five Phases of Salvation

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99:58 minutes (21.62 MB)

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Five Phases of Salvation

I. The means by which God saves men from their sins includes several phases beginning before the foundation of the world and ending at the end of time.

II. There are five distinct phases of God's plan of salvation, which are:

Easter - The Spring Equinox is the Real Reason for the Season

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90:32 minutes (19.67 MB)

I. The origin of Easter
1. The name
A. The name Easter comes from the word Eostre (pronounced ee-stra or o-stra).
i. Easter: “Baeda Temp. Rat. xv. derives the word from Eostre, the name of a goddess whose festival was celebrated at the vernal equinox; her name shows that she was originally the dawn-goddess.” (Etymology of Easter, Oxford English Dictionary)
ii. "The English name Easter is of uncertain origin; Bede in the 8th century derived it from that of the Anglo-Saxon SPRING GODDESS EOSTRE." (caps mine - CEW) (Easter, Encyclopedia Britannica, 1968 Ed., Vol. 7, p.865)

The Christian and the Old Testament (Part 7) - Objections

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72:15 minutes (15.68 MB)

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4. The sabbath was given in Exo 16:22-30 before it was given in the ten commandments in Exo 20:8-11.
A. This supposedly proves that it was not just given to Israel.
B. It was given to Israel in both places, and it was only ever given to Israel (Exo 31:12-18).
5. Jesus kept the sabbath.
A. Of course He did! Jesus was a Jew living under the law of Moses.
B. Jesus also went to the Jewish feasts and kept the rest of the law of Moses perfectly.

Problem Texts for Sovereign Grace (Part 44) - 1Ti 2:4-6

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64:39 minutes (13.46 MB)

For a paperback book in outline form which addresses over 150 difficult verses that Arminians use against Sovereign Grace, check out: Problem Texts for Sovereign Grace: Rooting Arminianism Out of Every Verse.

The Christian and the Old Testament (Part 6) - The Prophets, Psalms, and Proverbs; How to Use the OT; Objections

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70:00 minutes (15.02 MB)

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4. What about the prophets, psalms and proverbs?
A. The part of the Old Testament in our Bible which is specifically abolished is the law of Moses which included the old covenant and the commandments which were given to Israel.
i. 2Co 3:13 - And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face, that the children of Israel could not stedfastly look to the end of that which is abolished:

The Christian and the Old Testament (Part 5) - Parts of the OT That are Still in Effect; Sabbath Commandment Abolished

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63:56 minutes (13.78 MB)

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iv. 4th commandment - Remember the sabbath (Exo 20:8-11).
a. The sabbath commandment is the only one of the ten commandments that is not repeated in the NT.
b. The sabbath commandment was only ever given to the Jews (Exo 31:12-18).
c. References to Jesus and other keeping the sabbath in the gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) were all made before Jesus fulfilled and abolished the law of Moses, including the sabbath.

The Christian and the Old Testament (Part 4) - Transitional Period Between OT & NT; Parts of the OT That are Still in Effect

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74:42 minutes (16.09 MB)

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VI. The transitional period between the resurrection of Christ and the destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple in 70AD.
1. Christ officially and legally abolished the law of Moses when He died on the cross (Col 2:14 c/w Eph 2:15 c/w 2Co 3:13).
2. The New Testament which declared that the law was abolished was not written down by the apostles until 20-30 years later.

The Christian and the Old Testament (Part 3) - The Abolition of the Old Testament

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75:34 minutes (16.39 MB)

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V. The Abolition of the Old Testament
1. The law of Moses was only given to the nation of Israel (Psa 147:19-20; Rom 3:1-2).
A. The Gentile nations were never under the law of Moses.
B. Why would the Gentiles be put under the law of Moses (old testament) after Jesus came and abolished it by writing a new testament?
2. The law of Moses was added until the seed should come to whom the promise was made (Gal 3:19).

The Christian and the Old Testament (Part 2) - The Law of Moses; Conditional Old Covenant; The New Testament

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57:52 minutes (12.58 MB)

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D. The "old" or "first" testament/covenant is the law of Moses.
i. Each time the word "old" or "first" testament/covenant is used in the NT, it is referring to the law of Moses, such as the following:
a. The first covenant (Heb 8:7,9; Heb 9:1).
(i) The first covenant was the law of Moses which gave commandments concerning the Levitical priesthood (Heb 8:4) and instructions concerning the tabernacle (Heb 8:5).

The Christian and the Old Testament (Part 1) - The OT Canon; Covenants Prior to the Law of Moses

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71:37 minutes (15.56 MB)

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I. The purpose of this study.
1. There is a lot of confusion among professing Christians concerning the role of the Old Testament, and specifically the law of Moses, in the lives of Christians living under the New Testament.
2. Many believe that Christians today are required by God to keep the law of Moses, or at least some parts of it such as the sabbath or the dietary laws.

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