Topical Sermon Archive

GENESIS

In The Beginning . . . God (Genesis 1:1-5) (1/3/99) – BAG

In His Image (Genesis 1:26,27) (1/10/99) – BAG

What a Mess (Genesis 3:1-24) (1/17/99) – BAG

Tale of Two Brothers (Genesis 4:1-14) (1/24/99) – BAG

One Nation Under God?(Enoch) (Genesis 5:22-24) (2/20/99) BAG Men of Integrity Rally

Noah Found Grace (Genesis 6:5-20) (1/31/99) – BAG

In the Waiting Room (Genesis 7:1-8:22) (2/7/99) – BAG

The Foolishness of Building Towers (Genesis 11:1-9) (2/21/99)- BAG

Father Abraham (Genesis 12:1-6) (2/28/99) – BAG

The Hero With Clay Feet (Genesis 12:10-20) (03/07/99)- BAG

Making Wise Choices (Genesis 13:1-20) (03/14/99) – BAG

Abraham Meets Melchizedek (Genesis 14:17-24) (03/21/99) – BAG

God Alone (Genesis 15:1) (4/11/99) – BAG

The Gospel – Plain and Simple (Genesis 15:6) – BAG

The Promise and the Firepot (Genesis 15:7-20) – BAG

Trying to Help God (Genesis 16:1-16) (5/2/99) -BAG

The Laughter of Parenthood (Genesis 18:1-15 and others) (5/9/99) Mother’s Day- BAG

Keys to Intercessory Prayer (Genesis 18:16-33) (5/16/99) – BAG

The Truth We’d Rather Avoid (Genesis 19:1-29) (5/23/99) – BAG

Embarrassing Reruns (Genesis 20:1-18) (5/30/99) – BAG

Recipe for Joy (Genesis 21:1-7) (6/6/99) – BAG

Necessary Losses (Genesis 21:8-21) (6/13/99) BAG

First Place (Genesis 22:1-19) (6/20/99) BAG

When You Lose Someone You Love (Genesis 23:1-20) (7/11/99) BAG

Finding God’s Will for Your Life (Genesis 24:1-61) (7/25/99) BAG

Living In Between (Genesis 25:1-11) (8/1/99) BAG

Sibling Rivalry (Genesis 25:12-34) (8/8/99) BAG

Following in Your Father’s Footsteps (Genesis 26:1-16) (8/22/99) BAG

The End Justifies . . . Nothing (Genesis 27:1-40) (8/29/99) BAG

Never Alone (Genesis 28:10-22) (9/5/99) BAG

Learning from the Past (Genesis 29:1-30:43) (9/12/99) BAG

Living With Integrity (Genesis 30:25-31:55) (9/18/99) BAG

Making Peace With Your Past (Genesis 32:1-22) (9/25/99) BAG

Wrestling With God (Genesis 32:24-32) (10/3/99) BAG

When God is Absent (Genesis 34:1-31) (10/10/99) BAG

How to Center Your Life (Genesis 35:1-15) (10/17/99) BAG

The Hated Brother (Genesis 37:1-36) (10/24/99) BAG

Judah’s Foolishness (Genesis 38:1-30) (10/31/99) BAG

Overcoming Temptation (Genesis 39:1-23) (11/7/99) BAG

When Life Makes You Wonder (Genesis 41:1-4) (1/9/2000) BAG

Remaining Faithful in the Good Times (Genesis 41:1-41) (1/16/2000) BAG

Facing the Future Without Fear (Genesis 41:33-57) (1/23/2000) BAG

The Way God Changes a Heart (Genesis 42:1-38) (1/30/00) BAG

Barriers to Grace (Genesis 42:25-38) (2/6/00) BAG

The Motivating Power of Guilt (Genesis 43:1-23) (2/13/00) BAG

The Treasures of Grace (Genesis 43:23-34) (2/20/00) BAG

The Change God is Looking For (Genesis 44:1-34) (2/27/00) BAG

Lessons in Forgiveness (Genesis 45:1-15) (3/5/00) BAG

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise (Genesis 45:21-2846:28-30) (3/12/00) BAG

When Life Sends You Mixed Signals (Genesis 46:1-7) (3/19/00) BAG

The Most Compelling Argument for the Gospel (Genesis 47:13-26) (3/26/00) BAG

Blessings (Genesis 48:1-2049:1-12) (4/2/00) BAG

The Invisible Hand of God’s Providence (Genesis 50:15-21) (4/9/00) BAG


Lessons from the Wilderness

The Challenge of Motherhood (Exodus 1:1-2:10) (5/13/02 Mother’s Day) BAG

Timing is Everything (Exodus 2:11-15) (5/20/01) BAG

The Talking Bush (Exodus 3:1-10) (5/27/01) BAG

The Art of Making Excuses (Exodus 3:11-4:18) (6/3/01) BAG

Valuable Truth in Unlikely Places (Exodus 4:18-31) (6/10/01) BAG

When Things Don’t Go As Expected (Exodus 4:29-6:12) (6/17/01) BAG

God Versus the Stubborn Heart (Exodus 7:1-11:10) (7/1/01) BAG

The Night Egypt Cried (Exodus 11:11-12:51) (7/8/01) BAG

The Importance of Remembering the Past Exodus 13:1-22 (7/15/01) BAG

When Your Back is Against the Wall Exodus 14:1-31 (7/22/01) BAG

Learning to Stop Complaining Exodus 15:22-17:7 (7/28/01) BAG

Lessons in Leadership (Exodus 17:8-18:27) (8/5/01) BAG

Preparing to Meet With God (Exodus 19:1-25) (8/19/01) BAG

Learning to Love God’s Law (Exodus 21:1-31:38) (8/26/01) BAG

The Threat of Spiritual Amnesia (Exodus 32:1-35) (9/2/01) BAG

Effective Praying (Exodus 32:31-35) (9/9/01) BAG

The Backside of God: Responding to the Tragedies of Life (Exodus 33:12-23) (9/16/01) BAG

Representing God in the World (Exodus 34:1-15) (9/23/01) BAG

Strange Fire (Leviticus 10:1-7) (9/30/01) BAG

The Day of Atonement (Leviticus 16:1-34 and Hebrews 9 and 10) (10/14/01) BAG

Dealing With the Demands of Life (Numbers 11:1-35) (10/21/01) BAG

Wounded By Those You Love (Numbers 12:1-15) (10/28/01) BAG

Who Can You Trust? (Numbers 13:1-14:20) (11/18/01) BAG

Prophet for Hire (Numbers 22:1-25:3) (11/11/01) BAG

Almost, But Not Quite (Numbers 20:1-3Deuteronomy 34:1-7) (11/25/01) BAG


TEN COMMANDMENTS

The Christian and God’s Law (Romans 7:4-25 and others) (7/23/00) (BAG)

Giving God His Rightful Place: The First Commandment (Exodus 20:3) (7/30/00) (BAG)

Worshipping God Appropriately The Second Commandment (Exodus 20:4-6) (8/6/00) (BAG)

Treating God With Respect The Third Commandment (Exodus 20:7) (8/13/00) (BAG)

Keeping the Sabbath Holy The 4th Commandment (Exodus 20:8-11) (8/20/00) (BAG)

The Foundation of Society The 5th Commandment (Exodus 20:12) (8/27/00) (BAG)

Valuing Life The 6th Commandment (Exodus 20:13) (9/3/2000) (BAG)

Pursuing Pure Relationships The 7th Commandment (Exodus 20:14) (9/17/00) BAG

Keeping Your Hands to Yourself The 8th Commandment (Exodus 20:15) (9/24/00) BAG

Speaking Well of Those Around You The 9th Commandment (Exodus 20:16) (10/1/00) BAG

That Satisfied Feeling The 10th Commandment (Exodus 20:17) (10/08/00) BAG


JOSHUA  Overcoming the Obstacles of Life

Called to Overcome (Joshua 1:1-18) (4/2/07) BAG

Going Against the Current (Joshua 2:1-24) (5/6/07) BAG

Practical Steps for Empowered Living (Joshua 3:1-4:24) (5/20/07) BAG

Preparing for Battle (Joshua 5:1-15) (5/27/07) BAG

The Walls Come Down (Joshua 6:1-21) (6/3/07) BAG

Avoiding Achan’s Sin (Joshua 7:1-26) (6/17/07) RFG

Is God a Tyrant?  (Deuteronomy 20:10-18Joshua 6:22-27) (6/24/07) BAG

Keeping Your Focus (Joshua 8:30-35) (7/1/07) BAG

The Danger of Living by Sight (Joshua 9:1-27) (7/8/07) BAG

 The Longest Day  (Joshua 10:1-15) (7/15/07) BAG

 Living Until You Die (Joshua 14:6-15) (7/22/07) BAG

 Battling a Sense of Entitlement (Joshua 17:12-18) (7/29/07) BAG

The Church: A Place of Refuge (Joshua 20:1-9) (8/5/07) BAG

Key Ingredients for the Growing Christian (Joshua 22:1-34) (8/12/07) BAG

How to be Blessed by God (Joshua 23:1-16) (8/19/07) BAG

The Choices Before Us (Joshua 24:1-33) (8/26/07) BAG


LIFE OF DAVID Living With God’s Heart

A Question of Heart (1 Samuel 8 and 16) (01/04/09) BAG

Little Things (1 Samuel 16:14-23) (1/11/09) BAG

The Giant Killer (1 Samuel 17) (1/18/09) BAG

Faith in the Midst of Hostility (1 Samuel 18 & 19) (1/25/09) BAG

The Rare Jewel of True Friendship (1 Samuel 20) (2/1/09) BAG

Consequences (1 Samuel 21-22) 02/08/09 BAG

A Gathering of the Wounded (1 Samuel 22:1-523:1-29) 02/15/09 BAG

Character Choices (1 Samuel 23:24-24:22) 02/22/09 BAG

Be Grateful, Or Else! (1 Samuel 25) (03/01/09) BAG

Unexpected Snapshots of a Future King (1 Samuel 27, 29-30) (3/8/09) BAG

Bringing About a Smooth Transition (1 Samuel 31- 2 Samuel 4) (3/15/09) BAG

Responding to a Holy God (2 Samuel 6) (3/22/09) RFG

The House that God Will Build (2 Samuel 7) (3/29/09) BAG

A Promise is a Promise (2 Samuel 9) (4/19/09) BAG

A Lingering Look, A Lasting Heartache (2 Samuel 11) (5/3/09) BAG

Picking Up the Pieces of Your Life (2 Samuel 12) (5/10/09) BAG

The Ripple Effect (2 Samuel 12:14-25) (5/17/09) BAG

Subtle Sins that Destroy the Soul (2 Samuel 13) (5/24/09) BAG

When Your World Falls Apart (2 Samuel 15-16) (5/31.09) RFG

The King’s Grief (2 Samuel 18:33-19:8) 6/7/09 BAG

Payback (2 Samuel 19:16-40) (6/21/09) BAG

Sin in 3-D (2 Samuel 21:1-14) (6/28/09) BAG

The Wisdom of Life (2 Samuel 22) (7/5/09) BAG

Running Through a Stop Sign (2 Samuel 24) (7/12/09) BAG

Passing the Torch to the Next Generation (1 Chronicles 22,28,29) (7/19/09) BAG


ELIJAH

The Difference One Person Can Make (1 Kings 17:1-16) (9/11/05) BAG

Faith Beyond the Norm (1 Kings 17:17-24) (9/18/05) BAG

Face Off (1 Kings 18:1-40) (9/25/05) BAG

Here Comes the Rain (1 Kings 18:41-46) (10/2/05) BAG

The Discouraged Saint (1 Kings 19:1-18) (10/9/05) BAG

Getting off the Fence (1 Kings 19:19-21) (10/16/05) BAG

The Lust for More (1 Kings 21:1-29) 10/23/05 BAG

Showing Proper Respect (2 Kings 1:1-18) 10/30/05 BAG

Going Out in a Cloud of Glory (2 Kings 2:1-18) 11/6/05 BAG


PSALMS

The Importance of Deep Roots (Psalm 1) (8/24/97) -BAG

Numbering Our Days (Psalm 90) (12/28/08) BAG

Lessons in the Darkness (Psalm 102) [Depression] (2/2/97) -BAG


ISAIAH

The Humble King (Isaiah 9:5-8) (12/6/98) BAG

Wonderful Counselor (Isaiah 9:6) (12/02/01 BAG

Mighty God (Isaiah 9:6) (12/09/01) BAG

Everlasting Father (Isaiah 9:6) (12/16/01) BAG

Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6) (12/23/01) BAG


DANIEL – Standing Firm in the Faith

Character and Conviction (Daniel 1) 5/13/12 BAG VIDEO

True Wisdom (Daniel 2) 5/20/12 BAG VIDEO

Faith through the Fire (Daniel 3) 5/27/12 RFG VIDEO

Chain of Command (Daniel 4) 6/3/12 BAG VIDEO

The Handwriting on the Wall (Daniel 5) 6/10/12 BAG VIDEO

Daniel vs. the Lions (Daniel 6) 6/17/12 BAG VIDEO

A Vision of the Future (Daniel 7) 6/24/12 BAG VIDEO

Prepare for Trouble (Daniel 8) 7/1/12 BAG VIDEO

Daniel’s Prayer / God’s Answer (Daniel 9) 7/8/12 BAG VIDEO

Touched by an Angel (Daniel 10) 7/29/12 BAG VIDEO

Let’s Get Specific (Daniel 11:2-12:3) 8/5/12 BAG VIDEO

The Final Chapter (Daniel 12) 8/12/12 BAG VIDEO


POSTCARDS FROM THE FATHER  

Two Widows and Their God (The Book of Ruth Ruth 1:1-4:22) (08/04/02) BAG

Lessons from the Locusts (The Book of Joel; Joel 1:1-3:21) (08/11/02) BAG

Looking Out for One Another (Obadiah 1-21) (9/1/02) BAG

God vs. Jonah (The book of Jonah; Jonah 1:1-4:11) (9/8/02) BAG

When a Nation Forgets God (The Book of Nahum; Nahum 1:1-3:19) (9/15/02) BAG

When Life Leaves You Confused (the Book of Habakkuk; Habakkuk 1:1-3:19) 9/22/02 BAG

Seeing Beyond the Darkness (the Book of Zephaniah; Zephaniah 1:1-3:20) 9/29/02 BAG

A Question of Priorities (the Book of Haggai; Haggai 1:1-2:23) 10/06/02 BAG

Treating God With Respect (the book of Malachi 1:1-4:6) 10/13/02 BAG

Practical Faith (the book of Philemon 1-25) 10/20/02 BAG

The Balanced Christian Life (The Book of 2 John 1-13) 10/27/02 BAG

Two Kinds of Christians (the Book of 3 John 1-13) 11/3/02 BAG

Keeping Your Eyes Open (the book of Jude 1-27) 11/10/02 BAG


Gospel of Matthew (see below for Christmas)

The Agony of Heaven (Mark 15:34Matthew 27:45-56John 19:25-27) (10/26/97)BAG

A Most Pleasant Surprise (Matthew 28:1-8)(11/16/97) -BAG

Fighting the Distractions of Christmas (Matthew 1:16-25) (12-14-97) BAG

The Agony in the Garden (Matthew 26:38-46) (Maundy Thursday) (4/20/00)-BAG

Responding to the Resurrection (Matthew 28:1-20) (4/12/98) -BAG


Learning from the Mistakes of Others (Matthew 23) 

Form without Substance (Matthew 23:1-7) (1/8/06) BAG

Titles and Perks (Matthew 23:8-12) (1/15/06) BAG

Barriers to Eternal Life (Matthew 23:13) (1/22/06) BAG

Zealous But Wrong (Matthew 23:15) (1/29/06) BAG

Spiritual Loopholes (Matthew 23:16-22) (2/5/06) BAG

A Balanced Christian Life (Matthew 23:23,24) (2/19/06) BAG

Dead Men Walking (Matthew 23:25-28 (2/26/06) BAG

Family Resemblance (Matthew 23:29-36) (3/5/06) BAG


Gospel of Mark

The Agony of Heaven (Mark 15:34Matthew 27:45-56John 19:25-27) (10/26/97)BAG

A Most Pleasant Surprise (Mark 16:1-8)(11/16/97) -BAG

 


Gospel of Luke (See Below for Christmas)

Trying to Enjoy the Season (Luke 1:28-38) (11/30/97) BAG

Christmas Surprises (Luke 1:28-38) (11/28/99) BAG

Keeping Our Focus (Luke 1:46-56) (12/7/97) BAG

A Worldwide Celebration (Luke 2:8-15) (12/13/98) BAG

Learning to Care for Others (Luke 10:25-37) (4/6/97) – Phil Waters

Cultivating a Grateful Heart (Luke 17:11-19) (11/21/99) – BAG

Close, But No Cigar (Luke 19:1-10) (4/5/98) -BAG

What the Master Needs (Luke 19:28-38) – (4/16/00) BAG

A New Covenant (Luke 22:17-22) (4/1/99) Maundy Thursday – BAG

Final Words (John 19:1-24Luke 23:34-43) (10/19/97) BAG

A Most Pleasant Surprise (Luke 24:1-10)(11/16/97) -BAG

WALKING WITH JESUS SERIES

Highly Favored (Luke 1:26-33) (11/29/09) BAG

Great Expectations (Luke 1:31-33) (12/06/09) BAG

Missing Christmas (Luke 2:1-7) (12/13/09) RFG

Avoiding a Humbug Christmas (Luke 2:8-20) (12/20/09) BAG

The Dividing Line (Luke 2:21-35) (12/23/09) BAG

Boy Jesus (Luke 2:41-52) (12/27/09) BAG

A New Direction (Luke 3:1-20) (8/02/09) -BAG

Stepping into the Fray (Luke 3:21-22) (8/09/09) -RFG

Standing Firm in the Wilderness (Luke 4:1-13) (8/16/09) -RFG

Right in Front of You (Luke 4:14-30) (8/23/09) -BAG

Follow the One who has the Power (Luke 4:31-44) (8/30/09) BAG

A LIfe-Changing Moment (Luke 5:1-13) (9/6/09) BAG

A Message of Hope (Luke 5:12-16) 9/13/09 BAG

Treating the Problem Not the Symptoms (Luke 5:17-26) 9/20/09 BAG

Hardening of the Attitudes (Luke 5:27-39) 9/27/09 BAG

Missing the Point (Luke 6:1-11) (10/4/09) – BAG

Assembling a Team (Luke 6:12-16) (10/11/09) – BAG

A New Mindset (Luke 6:17-26) (10/18/09) – BAG

An Uncomfortable Rule (Luke 6:27-36) (10/25/09) – RFG

The Most Abused Verse of Scripture (Luke 6:37-38) (11/1/09) BAG

Real or Counterfeit (Luke 6:39-49) (11/08/09) BAG

Uncommon Faith (Luke 7:1-10) (11/15/09) BAG

The Funeral That Ended Early (Luke 7:11-17) (11/22/09) BAG

Dealing with Doubt (Luke 7:18-36) (1/3/10) BAG

Jesus and the Sinner (Luke 7:36-50) (1/10/10) BAG

A Lesson from Seeds (Luke 8:1-16) (1/17/10) BAG

Living Up to our Privilege (Luke 8:16-21) (1/24/10) BAG

Calming the Storm (Luke 8:22-25) (1/31/10) RFG

Freedom from Torment (Luke 8:26-39 (2/7/10) BAG

Life-Changing Encounters (Luke 8:40-56) (2/21/10) BAG

Learning to Fly (Luke 9:1-9) (2/28/10) BAG

Feeding the Multitude (Luke 9:10-17) (3/7/10) RFG

The Quiz We All Must Pass (Luke 9:18-25) (3/14/10) BAG

Leader’s Meeting (Luke 9:28-36) (3/21/10) BAG

Back to Reality (Luke 9:37-45) (3/28/10) BAG

A Question of Rank (Luke 9:46-50) (4/11/10) BAG

Telling it Like it Is (Luke 9:51-62) (4/18/10) BAG

The Advance Team (Luke 10:1-24) (4/25/10) BAG

Asking the Right Question (Luke 10:25-37) (5/2/10) BAG

Love Illustrated (Luke 10:25-37) (5/9/10) BAG

Pursuing What is Best (Luke 10:38-42) (5/16/10) BAG

The Lord’s Prayer (Luke 11:1-4) (5/23/10) BAG

Persistence in Prayer (Luke 11:5-13) (5/30/10) RFG

Attacking the Heart of Jesus (Luke 11:14-28) (6/6/10)BAG

Welcome the Light (Luke 11:27-36) (6/13/10) BAG

Heading in the Wrong Direction (Luke 11:37-54) (6/20/10) BAG

Wise Counsel (Luke 12:1-12) (6/27/10) BAG

For What Do You Labor? (Luke 12:13-21) (7/4/10) BAG

:Leaving Stress and Anxiety Behind (Luke 12:22-34) (7/11/10) BAG

Living with Anticipation (Luke 12:35-48) (7/18/10) BAG

Truly Following Christ (Luke 12:49-59) (7/25/10) RFG

An Urgent Call to Repentance (Luke 13:1-9) (8/1/10) BAG

Seeing Beyond Our Tunnel Vision (Luke 13:10-21) (8/8/10) BAG

Two Doors, Two Different Destinations (Luke 13:22-30) (8/15/10) BAG

What Do You Desire? (Luke 13:-31-35) (8/29/10) BAG

Sound Advice (Luke 14:1-14) (9/5/10) BAG

Shallow Excuses for Rejecting God’s Blessing (Luke 14:15-24) (9/12/10) BAG

Those Who Cannot Be His Disciple (Luke 14:25-35) (9/19/10) BAG

The Lost and Found (Luke 15:1-10) (9/26/10) BAG

The Watching Father (Luke 15:11-32) (10/3/10) BAG

Taking a Lesson from the World (Luke 16:1-15) (10/10/10) BAG

Embracing the New While Cherishing the Past (Luke 16:14-18) (10/17/10) BAG

The Greeat Reversal (Luke 16:19-31) (10/24/10) BAG

Four Questions for Vital Discipleship (Luke 17:1-10) (10/31/10) BAG

Christian Gratitude (Luke 17:11-19) (11/7/10) RFG

Anticipating the Future (Luke 17:20-37) (11/14/10) BAG

Undiminished Faith (Luke 18:1-8) (11/21/10) BAG

The Necessary Attitude for a Changed Life (Luke 18:9-14) (11/28/10)

Come to Jesus (Luke 18:15-17) (1/2/11) BAG

The Man Who Walked Away (Luke 18:18-30) (1/9/2011) BAG

Facing the Future With Your Eyes Open (Luke 18:31-43) (1/16/11) BAG

The Wee Little Man (Luke 19:1-10) (1/23/11) RFG

Evalutating Your Investment Portfolio (Luke 19:11-27) (1/30/11) BAG

Shouts of Joy, Tears of Sadness (Luke 19:28-44) (2/6/11) BAG

Church Cleaning Day (Luke 19:45-48) (2/13/11) BAG

By What Authority (Luke 20:1-8) (2/20/11) BAG

The Limits of Mercy (Luke 20:9-19) (2/27/11) BAG

The Tax Man Cometh (Luke 20:20-26) (3/6/11) BAG

What Happens After We Die? (Luke 20:27-40) (3/13/11) BAG

Jesus Ltd. (Luke 20:41-47) (3/20/11) BAG

The Heart of the Widow (Luke 21:1-4) (3/27/11) RFG

What On Earth is Going to Happen (Luke 21:5-24) (4/3/11) BAG

Signs of His Coming (Luke 21:25-38) (4/10/11) BAG

The Missing Piece (Luke 22:1-6) (4/17/11) BAG

The Last Supper (Luke 22:7-23) (4/22/11) BAG

Mom Always Liked You Best (Luke 22:24-30) (5/8/11) BAG

When Faith is Tested (Luke 22:31-38) (5/15/11) BAG

Watch and Pray (Luke 22:39-46) (5/22/11) BAG

Betrayed (Luke 22:47-53) (5/29/11) BAG

Failure (Luke 22:52-64) (6/5/11) BAG

Kangaroo Court (Luke 22:63-71 (6/19/11) BAG

Jesus on Trial (Luke 23:1-12) (6/26/11) BAG

A Leader’s Dilemma (Luke 23:13-25) (7/3/11) BAG

The Death Walk (Luke 23:26-33) (7/10/11) BAG

A Prayer and a Promise (Luke 23:32-43) (7/17/11) BAG

The Death and Victory of Jesus (Luke 23:44-49) (7/24/11) BAG

Crucified, Dead and Buried (Luke 23:50-56) (7/31/11) BAG

The Impact of the Resurrection (Luke 24:1-12) (8/7/11) RFG

The Best Kind of Heartburn (Luke 24:13-35) (8/14/11) BAG

A Very Pleasant Surprise (Luke 24:36-49) (8/21/11) BAG

The Next Chapter (Luke 24:50-53Acts 1:1-11) (8/28/11) BAG


Gospel of John (Series)

Tapes are available from the beginning of the series

God become Man (John 1:14) (12/27/98) -BAG

Removing the Barriers to Intimacy with God (John 7:14-24) (8/18/96)-BAG

Innocent Until Proven Guilty (John 7:45-52) (8/25/96) -BAG

Set Free by Mercy (John 8:1-11) (9/9/96)-BAG

The Light of Life (John 8:12) (9/15/96) -BAG

A Reliable Witness (John 8:13-29) (9/22/96) -BAG

A Family Resemblance (John 8:31-47) (9/29/96) – BAG

A Freedom Worth Celebrating (John 8:31-38) (7/4/99) – BAG

No Bloopers Here (John 8:48-59) (10/06/96) – BAG

Vital Truth for Tragic Times (John 9:1-7) (10/13/96) -BAG

Lessons from a Blind Man (John 9:1-41) (10/20/96) -BAG

Listening to the Good Shepherd (John 10:1-10) (11/3/96)-BAG

Holiday Conversations (John 10:22-42) (11/17/96)-BAG

Vital Truths for a New Year (John 11:1-16) (1/5/97) – BAG

Comforting the Miserable (John 11:17-36) (1/12/97)-BAG

Power to Raise the Dead (John 11:36-45) (1/19/97) -BAG

The Value of a Life (John 11:45-57) (1/26/97) -BAG

Extravagant Love (John 12:1-10) (2/9/97) -BAG

Palm Sunday Seen With Fresh Eyes (John 12:11-19) (3/23/97)-BAG

Unpopular Discipleship (John 12:20-26) (2/16/97) -BAG

Looking Down the Barrel of Judgment (John 12:27-36) (2/23/97)- BAG

Two Roads, Two Different Destinations (John 12:37-50) (3/2/97)-BAG

A New Commandment (John 13:31-38) (4/13/97)-BAG

Talk is Cheap (John 13:36-38Luke 22:31-34) (4/20/97) – BAG

Setting Your Heart on Heaven (John 14:1-3) (4/27/97) – BAG

Narrow-Minded Religion (John 14:6) (5/04/97) – BAG

Principles for Difficult Times (John 14:7-21) (5/18/97) – BAG

The Evidence for True Belief (John 14:15-24) (5/25/97) – BAG

Going to Pieces or Enjoying His Peace (John 14:25-31)(6/4/97)-BAG

Becoming the Best You Can Be (John 15:1-6) (6/11/97)-BAG

Focused Fathering (and living) (John 15:5-17)(6/18/97) – BAG

How to be Popular (John 15:18-16:4) (6/22/97)- BAG

The Help We’ve Always Longed For (John 16:5-15) (6/29/97) – BAG

Access to Joy (John 16:15-28) (7/6/97) – BAG

Experiencing Calm in the Chaotic Times (John 16:33) 7/13/97 -BAG

A Glimpse at the Heart of the Savior (John 17:1-5) 7/20/97 – BAG

What the Savior Wants for His Friends (John 17:6-19) 7/27/97- BAG

What Jesus Wants for the Church (John 17:20-26) 8/3/97 -BAG

A Choice to Save Your Life (John 18:1-11) 9/21/97 – BAG

Learning from the Failures of Others (John 18:15-1825-26) 9/28/97 – BAG

Lessons from the Courthouse (John 18:12-1419-24) 10/05/97 – BAG

The Truth about Truth (John 18:28-40) 4/26/09 – RFG

The Moment of Truth (John 18:28-19:3) 10/12/97 – BAG

Final Words (John 19:1-24Luke 23:34-43) (10/19/97) BAG

The Agony of Heaven (Mark 15:34Matthew 27:45-56John 19:25-27) (10/26/97)BAG

Crucified, Dead, and Buried (John 19:31-42)(11/09/97)-BAG

A Most Pleasant Surprise (John 20:1-8) (11/16/97) -BAG

An Abrupt Change of Outlook (John 20:10-18) -(1/11/98)-BAG

Commissioned (John 20:19-23) – (1/18/98) -BAG

The Doubt We Try to Hide (John 20:24-32) (1/25/98) – BAG

Gone Fishing (John 21:1-13) (2/1/98) – BAG

Putting the Past Behind (John 21:15-25) (2/8/98)-BAG


PARABLES  Pictures of Truth

Speaking in Pictures (Matthew 13:10-17) (1/6/02) BAG

How to Stand in the Storms of Life (Matthew 7:24-29) (1/13/02) BAG

Things Change (Matthew 9:14-17 and Mark 2:18-22Luke 5:33-39) (1/20/02) BAG

The Different Ways People Respond to the Gospel (Matthew 13:1-24Mark 4:1-20Luke 8:4-15) (1/27/02) BAG

Lessons from the Weeds (Matthew 13:24-30;36-43) (2/3/02) BAG

Small Beginnings (Mark 4:26-32) (2/10/02) BAG

How Valuable is Jesus to You? (Matthew 13:44-50) (2/17/02) BAG

The Man Who Didn’t Appreciate Grace (Matthew 18:21-35) (2/24/02) BAG 

Practical Christianity (Luke 10:29-37) (3/3/02) BAG

Praying Through (Luke 11:5-13Luke 18:1-8) (3-10-02)  BAG

The Man Who Loved His “Stuff” (Luke 12:13-21) (3-17-02) BAG

Lessons from a Fig Tree (Luke 13:1-9) (4/7/02) BAG

Lessons from a Wedding Reception (Matthew 22:1-14Luke 14:15-24) 4/14/02 BAG

Finding What You Are Looking For (Luke 15:1-10) 4/21/02 BAG

A Rebellious Son, A Gracious Father (Luke 15:11-36) 4/28/02 BAG

The Crook Who Was Praised (Luke 16:1-15) 5/19/02 BAG

The Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31) 5/26/02 BAG

The Proper Attitude for Life (Luke 17:1-9) 6/2/02 BAG

The Man Who Went Home Justified (Luke 18:9-14) 6/9/02 BAG

The Workers Who Felt Cheated (Matthew 20:1-16) 6/16/02 BAG

Using What God has Given (Luke 19:11-27Matthew 25:14-30) 6/30/02 BAG

Two Sons: Two Kinds of Believers (Matthew 21:28-32) 7/7/02 BAG

The Parable of the Tenants (Matthew 21:33-46) 7/14/02 BAG

The Pivotal Moment in History (Luke 23:44-49) 4/10./09 – BAG

Ready for Anything (Matthew 25:1-13) 7/21/02 BAG

Sheep and Goats (Matthew 25:31-46) 7/28/02 BAG


ACTS

Power to Change the World (Acts 1:1-11) (1/26/03) BAG

In the Meantime . . . (Acts 1:12-26) (2/2/03) BAG

More Power  (Acts 2:1-13) (2/9/03) BAG

Preaching that Makes a Difference (Acts 2:14-41) (2/16/03) BAG

The Focus of the People of God (Acts 2:42-47) (2/23/03) BAG

Better than Gold (Acts 3) (3/2/03) BAG

No Other Name (Acts 4:1-12) (3/9/03) BAG

When Push Comes to Shove (Acts 4:13-22) (3/16/03) BAG

Responding to the Tough Times of Life (Acts 4:23-31) (3/23/03) BAG

The Dangers of Looking Good (Acts 4:32-5:11) (3/30/03) BAG

Persecuted and Protected (Acts 5:12-42) (4/6/03) BAG

Practical Lessons from Tense Times (Acts 6:1-7) (5/18/03) BAG

Choosing to Live (and die) for Jesus (Acts 6:8-8:1) (5/25/03) BAG

Three Men, Three Hearts (Acts 8:1-25) (6/1/03) BAG

Listening With Your Heart (Acts 8:26-40) (6/8/03) BAG

From Persecutor to Pastor (Acts 9:1-22) (6/15/03) BAG

The Man We Would All Like to Have As a Friend (Acts 9:23-31) (6/22/03) BAG

A Gospel Available to All (Acts 9:32-10:48) (7/6/03) BAG

Diffusing Conflict (Acts 11:1-18) (7/13/03) BAG

Could You Be Called a Christian? (Acts 11:18-30) (7/27/03) BAG

Now You See Me, Now You Don’t (Acts 12) (8/3/03) BAG

The Church that Rocks the Boat (Acts 13:1-12) (8/10/03) BAG

Sharing the Gospel Message (Acts 13-51) (8/17/03) BAG

Valuable Lessons for Disciples (Acts 14:1-20) (8/24/03) BAG

Sola Fide (Acts 15:1-21) (9/7/03) BAG

The Leading of God’s Spirit (Acts 15:36-16:10) (9/14/03) BAG

Life-Changing Grace (Acts 16:11-40) (9/21/03) BAG

Helping People Grow (Acts 17:1-15) (9/28/03) BAG

Introducing the True God (Acts 17:16-34) (10/5/03)  BAG

When You Feel Like Giving Up (Acts 18:1-17) (10/12/03) BAG

True and False Believers (Acts 18:18-19:7) (10/19/03) BAG

Reacting to the Gospel (Acts 19:8-40) (10/26/03) BAG

The Man Who Fell Asleep in Church (Acts 20:1-13) BAG

An Instructive Farewell (Acts 20:17-38) BAG

Becoming a Person of Conviction (Acts 21:1-16) (1/04/04) BAG

The Danger of Being Misunderstood (Acts 21:18-36) (1/11/04) BAG

Responding to a Hostile World (Acts 21:37-22:29) (1/18/04) BAG

Finding Courage for Living (Acts 22:23-23:11) (1/25/04) BAG

God and the Circumstances of Life (Acts 23:12-35) (2/8/04) BAG

Answering the Charges (Acts 24:1-27) (2/15/04) BAG

Dealing with your Antagonists (Acts 25:1-26:32) (2/22/04) BAG

An Anchor for the Storms of Life (Acts 27:1-16) (2/29/04) BAG

Keeping Your Head in a Crisis (Acts 27:27-44) (3/7/04) BAG

The Danger of First Impressions (Acts 28:1-10) (3/14/04) BAG

The End of the Beginning (Acts 28:11-31) (3/21/04) BAG


ROMANS 

What a Christian Believes (Romans 1:1-7) (4/25/04) BAG

Characteristics of Faithfulness (Romans 1:8-15) (5/2/04) BAG

Not Ashamed (Roman 1:16,17) (5/9/04) BAG

To Those Who “Never Knew” (Romans 1:18-24) (5/16/04) BAG

When God Gives Up (Romans 1:24-32) (5/23/04) BAG

A Word to the Good People (Romans 2:1-16) (5/30/04) – BAG

Mr. Churchman (Romans 2:17-3:8) (6/6/04) – BAG

No Exceptions (Romans 3:9-20) (6/13/04) – BAG

But Now (Romans 3:21-26) (6/20/04) BAG

The Implications of the Good News (Romans 3:27-31) (7/04/04) BAG

Grace Consistently (Romans 4:1-25) (7/11/04) BAG

The Benefits of Justification (Romans 5:1-5) (7/18/04) BAG

The Wonder of God’s Love (Romans 5:6-11) (7/25/04) Rick Goettsche

Adam and Jesus (Romans 5:12-21) (08/01/04) BAG

Dead to Sin (Romans 6:1-14) (08/08/04) BAG

A Freedom Worth Celebrating (Romans 6:5-7) (7/4/99) – BAG

Servants of God (Romans 6:15-23) (8/15/04) BAG

A Death Worth Celebrating (Romans 7:1-13) (8/22/04) – BAG

An Encouraging Word (Romans 7:14-25) (8/29/04)- BAG

No Condemnation (Romans 8:1-4) (9/5/04)- BAG

Two Kinds of People (Romans 8:5-11) (9/12/04) BAG

Sons of God (Romans 8:12-17) (9/18/04) BAG

Groaning for the Future (Romans 8:18-27) (10/03/04) BAG

Help for Your Prayer Life (Romans 8:26,27) (10/10/04) BAG

A Promise You Need to Know (Romans 8:28) (10/17/04) -BAG

The Golden Chain of God’s Grace Pt. 1 (Romans 8:29,30) (10/24/04) BAG

The Golden Chain of God’s Grace Pt. 2 (Romans 8:2930) (10/31/04) BAG

A Bold Declaration of Hope (Romans 8:31-34) (11/07/04) BAG

An Ongoing Reason for Gratitude (Romans 8:35-39) (11/21/04) BAG

True and False Believers (Romans 9:1-9) (1/9/05) BAG

God’s Choice and Salvation (Romans 9:7-21) (1/16/05) BAG

God’s Patience and Mercy (Romans 9:22-33) (1/23/05) BAG

Running Fast in the Wrong Direction (Romans 10:1-5) (1/30/05)  BAG

The Way of Salvation (Romans 10:6-13) (2/6/05) BAG

Truth About the Lost (Romans 10:14-21) (2/13/05) BAG

What’s the Deal with Israel? (Romans 11:1-12) (2/20/05) BAG

The Root and Its Branches (Romans 11:11-24) (2/27/05) BAG

The Fullness of Time (Romans 11:25-31) (3/6/05) BAG

From Him, Through Him, To Him (Romans 11:32-34 (3/13/05) BAG

Responding to God’s Mercy (Romans 12:1) (4/3/05) BAG

Thinking Like a Believer (Romans 12:2) (4/10/05) BAG

Developing a Focus for the Future (Romans 12:1,2) (1/2/00) – BAG

Responding to Christmas (Romans 12:1,2) (12/30/01) BAG

Christian Self-Esteem (Romans 12:3) (4/17/05) BAG

Doing What You Can Do (Romans 12:4-8) (4/24/05) BAG

Love Without Wax (Romans 12:9) (5/15/05) BAG

The Look of Love (Romans 12:10,11) (5/22/05) BAG

The Look of Love-II (Romans 12:12,13) (5/29/05) BAG

Characteristics of a Christ-Follower (Romans 12:14-16) (6/12/05) BAG

Doing What’s Right in the Eyes of Everyone??? (Romans 12:17-18) (6/19/05) BAG

Turning Enemies into Friends (Romans 12:19-21) (6/26/05) BAG

Christian Citizenship (Romans 13:1-7) (7/3/05) BAG

The Debt You Can’t Pay Off (Romans 13:8-10) (7/10/05) BAG

Get it in Gear! (Romans 13:11-14) (7/17/05) BAG

When to Accept Others (Romans 14:1-12) (7/23/04) BAG

Instructions for the Strong (Romans 14:10-18) (7/31/05) BAG

Helping Each Other Grow (Romans 14:19-15:6) (8/7/05) BAG

The Power of God’s Word (Romans 15:4) (8/14/05) – BAG

How to Bring Glory to God (Romans 15:5-13) (8/21/05) BAG

A Strategy for Faithful Discipleship (Romans 15:14-33) (8/28/05) BAG

Wrapping it Up (Romans 16:1-27) (9/4/05) BAG


1 CORINTHIANS SOLVING PROBLEMS IN THE CHURCH

Who is the Church (1 Corinthians 1:1-9) (9/2/07) BAG

When God’s People Are Divided (1 Corinthians 1:10-17) (9/9/07) BAG

Two Different Approaches to God (1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5) (9/16/07) BAG

Growing Up in the Truth (1 Corinthains 2:6-16) (9/23/07) BAG

Working Together in the Body of Christ (1 Corinthians 3:1-9) (9/30/07) Rick Goettsche

Passing Inspection (1 Corinthians 3:10-23) (10/07/07) BAG

Issues in Christian Leadership (1 Corinthians 4:1-7) (10/14/07) BAG

The Pitfalls of Arrogance (1 Corinthians 4:8-21) (10/21/07) BAG

One Bad Apple (1 Corinthians 5:1-13) (10/28/07) BAG

Litigious Christianity (1 Corinthians 6:1-11) (11/4/07) BAG

Walking Through Life With Jesus (1 Corinthians 6:12-20) (11/11/07) BAG

Singleness and Marriage (1 Corinthians 7:1-7) (1/6/08) BAG

Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage (1 Corinthians 7:10-16) (1/13/08) BAG

Bloom Where You Are Planted (1 Corinthians 7:17-31) (1/20/08) BAG

Responsible Freedom (1 Corinthians 8:1-13) (1/27/08) BAG

Picking Your Fights (1 Corinthians 9:1-23) (2/3/08) BAG

Playing to Win (1 Corinthians 9:24-27) (2/10/08) BAG

Building on the Past (1 Corinthians 10:1-12) (2/17/08) – BAG

Seized by Temptation (1 Corinthians 10:13) (2/24/08) – Rick Goettsche

Freedom that Leads to Life (1 Corinthians 10:14-33) (3/2/08) BAG

Showing Respect in Worship (1 Corinthians 11:2-16) (3/9/08) BAG

More Harm Than Good (1 Corinthians 11:17-33) (4/6/08) BAG

Perfect Harmony (1 Corinthians 12:1-11) (4/13/08) BAG

Developing a Healthy Body (1 Corinthains 12:12-30) (4/20/08) BAG

Learning to Love (1 Corinthains 13:1-7) (4/27/08) BAG

Love is Not (1 Corinthains 13:4,5) (5/4/08) BAG

Love is Not Angry (1 Corinthians 13:5) (5/11/08) BAG

Love’s Focus (1 Corinthians 13:6,7) (5/18/08) BAG

Love Never Fails (1 Corinthians 13:8-12) (5/25/08) BAG

Evaluating Spiritual Gifts (1 Corinthians 14:1-25) (6/1/08) BAG

Biblical Worship (1 Corinthians 14:26-40) (6/8/08) BAG

Essential Christianity (1 Corinthains 15:1-11) (6/15/08) BAG

If Christ did not Rise (1 Corinthians 15:12-34) (6/22/08) BAG

Life After Death (1 Corinthians 15:35-49) (6/29/08) RFG

The Great Mystery (1 Corinthians 15:50-58) (7/6/08) RFG

The Collection (1 Corinthians 16:1-4) (7/13/08) BAG

In Conclusion (1 Corinthians 16:5-24) (7/20/08) BAG

Other Sermons in 1 Corinthians

All Things to All Men (1 Corinthians 9:19-23) (3/11/07) – Rick Goettsche

The Simple Truth That Changes Lives (1 Corinthians 15:1-8) (4/23/00) – BAG

Easter-Down on the Farm (1 Corinthians 15:35-44) (4/4/99) -BAG


2 CORINTHIANS


GALATIANS

The Offense of the Cross (Gal. 5:11) (4/9/98) -BAG

 


EPHESIANS

God’s Plan to Save Our LIves (Ephesians 1:1-511-12) (8/19/12 – BAG Video

A Celebration of Redemption (Ephesians 1:7-10) (8/26/12) -RFG Video

The Gift of God’s Spirit (Ephesians 1:13,14) (9/2/12) – BAG VIDEO

A Prayer for You (Ephesians 1:15-20) (9/9/12) – BAG VIDEO

Power at Our Disposal (Ephesians 1:19-23) (9/16/12) BAG VIDEO

Facing the Truth About Ourselves (Ephesians 2:1-5) (9/23/12) BAG VIDEO

Amazing Grace (Ephesians 2:5-10) (9/30/12) -BAG VIDEO

Remembering How We Got Here (Ephesians 2:11-22) (10/7/12) – RFG VIDEO

The Mystery Revealed (Ephesians 3:1-13) (10/14/12) BAG VIDEO

Kneeling Before the Father (Ephesians 3:14-21) (10/21/12) BAG VIDEO

Living in Balance (Ephesians 4:1-3) (10/28/12) BAG VIDEO

One Body (Ephesians 4:4-13) (11/4/12) BAG VIDEO

A Picture of Maturity (Ephesians 4:11-16) (11/11/12) BAG VIDEO

The Best Way to Show Gratitude (Ephesians 4:17-24) (11/18/12) BAG VIDEO

Telling the Truth in a World of Deception (Ephesians 4;25) (12/30/12) BAG VIDEO

Controlling Anger (Ephesians 4:26-27) (1/6/13) BAG VIDEO

Doing Something Useful (Ephesians 4:28) (1/13/13) BAG VIDEO

Rotten Talk (Ephesians 4:29) (1/20/13) RFG VIDEO

Motivation for Godly Living (Ephesians 4:30) (1/27/13) BAG VIDEO

A Better Way to Live (Ephesians 4:31-32) (2/3/13) BAG VIDEO

Learning by Imitation (Ephesians 5:1-2) (2/10/13) BAG VIDEO

Changing Our Diet (Ephesians 5:3-15) (2/17/13) BAG VIDEO

Walking Carefully (Ephesians 5:15-17) (2/24/13) RFG VIDEO

Filled with the Spirit (Ephesians 5:18-20) (3/3/13) BAG VIDEO

Building Strong Relationships (Ephesians 4:32) (2/14/99) – BAG

 


PHILIPPIANS

BLUEPRINT FOR JOYFUL LIVING

Prerequisite for Joy (Philippians 1:1,2) (10/15/00) – BAG

Characteristics of Christian Joy (Philippians 1:3-11) (10/22/00) BAG

Joy in Difficult Times (Philippians 1:12-18) (10/29/00) BAG

Joy in Difficult Times – Part II (Philippians 1:19-26) (11/5/00) BAG

A Proper Focus for Joyful Living (Philippians 1:27-30) (11/12/00) BAG

God’s Surprising Formula for Joyful Living (Philippians 2:1-4) (11/26/00) BAG

When God Became Man (Philippians 2:5-11) (12/03/00) BAG

A Heavenly Inauguration (Philippians 2:9-11) (1/7/01) BAG

Working Our Your Salvation (Philippians 2:12,13) (1/14/01) BAG

Stars in the Night (Philippians 2:14-18) (1/21/01) BAG

Servants and Friends (Philippians 2:19-30) (1/28/01) BAG

Christ Alone (Philippians 3:1-11) (2/4/01) BAG

The Focus of the Faithful (Philippians 3:12-14) (2/11/01) BAG

Models: Good and Bad (Philippians 3:15-19) (2/18/01) BAG

Something to Look Forward To (Philippians 3:20-4:1) (2/25/01) BAG

Getting Along With Others in the Church (Philippians 4:2-4) (3/4/01) BAG

Learning to Rejoice (Philippians 4:4) (3/11/01) BAG

Getting Rid of the Sharp Edges (Philippians 4:5) (3/18/01) BAG

God’s Antidote to Anxiety (Philippians 4:6,7) (3/25/01) BAG

Taking Control of Our Thinking (Philippians 4:8-9) (4/22/01) BAG

The Secrets of Being Content (Philippians 4:10-14) (4/29/01) BAG

MISCELLANEOUS

The Humble King (Philippians 2:5-11) (12/06/98) – BAG

Fighting the Distractions of Christmas (Philippians 4:4-7Matthew 1:16-25) (12-14-97) BAG

 


COLOSSIANS – Series

Where Do You Live? (Colossians 1:1,2) (2/15/98) – BAG

Genuine Christianity (Colossians 1:3-5) (3/1/98) – BAG

The Nature of the Gospel (Colossians 1:6-8) (3/8/98) – BAG

The Importance of Prayer (Colossians 1:9,10) (3/15/98) – BAG

The Life That Pleases God (Colossians 1:10-12) (3/22/98) – BAG

What it Means to be Saved (Colossians 1:13-14) (3/29/98) -BAG

Christ the King (Colossians 1:15-20) (4/19/98) – BAG

The Simple Truth (Colossians 1:21-23) (4/26/98) -BAG

Principles of Effective Christian Leadership (Colossians 1:24-29) (5/3/98) – BAG

The Marks of Spiritual Maturity (Colossians 2:1-6) 5/17/98 – BAG

The Marks of Spiritual Maturity- Pt. 2 (Colossians 2:5-7) 5/24/98) -BAG

Deceptive Whispers (Colossians 2:8) (6/7/98) -BAG

Nothing Lacking (Colossians 2:9,10) (6/14/98) -BAG

What God Has Done (Colossians 2:11-15) (6/28/98) – BAG

Threats to Our Spiritual Freedom (Colossians 2:16-23) (7/5/98) -BAG

Thinking Heavenly Thoughts (Colossians 3:1-4) (7/12/98) -BAG

Keeping Spiritually Fit – What to Eliminate (Colossians 3:5-9) (7/19/98) -BAG

Keeping Spiritually Fit – The Exercise Program (Colossians 3:9-11) (7/26/98) -BAG

Dressing for Discipleship (Colossians 3:12) (8/2/98) -BAG

Forgiveness: Letting Go of the Hurt (Colossians 3:13) (8/9/98) -BAG

The Most Important Virtue (Colossians 3:14) (8/16/98) – BAG

Living Life Without the Churning (Colossians 3:15) (8/23/98) – BAG

The Well-Balanced Christian Life (Colossians 3:16-17) (8/30/98) -BAG

Marriage, God’s Way – Pt. 1 (Colossians 3:18) -(9/06/98) BAG

Marriage, God’s Way – Pt. 2 (Colossians 3:1819)- (9/13/98) BAG

To the Children in All of Us (Colossians 3:20) (9/27/98) BAG

God’s Word to Parents (Colossians 3:21) (10/04/98) BAG

God and Your Job (Colossians 3:22-4:1) (10/11/98) BAG

A Summons to Prayer (Colossians 4:2-4) (10/18/98) BAG

Living with Wisdom Before a Watching World (Colossians 4:5) (10/25/98) BAG

The Power of Our Words (Colossians 4:6) (11/8/98) BAG

Expressing Gratitude for Our Friends (Colossians 4:7-18) (11/22/98) BAG


1 Thessalonians (Living Straight in a Crooked World) 

Signs of a Healthy Church (1 Thessalonians 1:1-3) (4/30/06) BAG

Genuine Faith (1 Thessalonians 1:4-10) (5/14/06) BAG

How to be a Faithful Witness (1 Thessalonians 2:1-8) (5/21/06) BAG

Living a Life That Impacts Others (1 Thessalonians 2:8-16) (5/28/06) BAG

Living With the Heart of Jesus 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:10 (6/4/06) BAG

A Prayer for All Occasions (1 Thessalonians 3:11-13) (6/11/06) BAG

Practical Holiness (1 Thessalonians 4:1-8) (6/18/06) BAG

Minding Your Own Business (1 Thessalonians 4:9-12) (7/2/06) BAG

An Encouraging Word (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18) (7/9/06) BAG

Living in Light of the Future (1 Thessalonians 5:1-11) (7/16/06) BAG

Interpersonal Christianity (1 Thessalonians 5:12-15) (7/23/06) BAG

Simple but Difficult Christianity (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) (7/30/06) BAG

Maintaining Spiritual Growth (1 Thessalonians 5:19-22) (8/6/06)  BAG

Growing Up to Be Like Jesus (1 Thessalonians 5:23-28) (8/13/06) BAG


JAMES Walking by Faith

Finding Joy in Hard Times (James 1:1-8) (7/28/08) BAG

Paradoxes of Life (James 1:9-11) (8/3/08) BAG

The Core Problem and Only Solution (James 1:12-18) (8/10/08) BAG

Simple Advice that Can Change Your Life (James 1:19-21) (08/17/08) BAG

Faith in Motion (James 1:22-25) (08/24/08) BAG

Worthwhile Religion (James 1:26-27) (08/31/08) RFG

Looking Past the Cover (James 2:1-13) (09/07/08) BAG

Faith that Does Not Save (James 2:14-26) (9/14/08) BAG

The Power of Words (James 3:1-12) (09/21/08) BAG

Two Ways of Looking at the World (James 3:13-18) (9/28/08) BAG

The Cause of Our Conflicts (James 4:1-3) (10/5/08) BAG

Combatting Worldliness (James 4:4-6) (10/12/08) BAG

Steps to Godly Living (James 4:7-10) (10/19/08) BAG

Words that Wound (James 4:11-12) (10/26/08) RFG

Practical Atheism (James 4:13-17) (11/0208) BAG

How Not to Respond to Uncertain Financial Times (James 5:1-6) (11/09/08) BAG

Hanging in There (James 5:7-12) (11/16/08) BAG

Faithful Praying (James 5:13-18) (11/23/08) BAG

Getting Involved (James 5:13-20) (11/30/08) BAG


1 Peter Hope for Real Life

Hope for Real Life (1 Peter 1:1-2) (9/4/11) BAG

A Priceless Treasure (1 Peter 1:3-12) (9/11/11) BAG

Training for Holiness (1 Peter 1:13-16) (9/18/11) RFG

Fear-Filled Strangers (1 Peter 1:17-21) (9/25/11) BAG

A Taste for Christian Discipleship (1 Peter 1:22-2:3) (10/2/11) BAG

Your True Identity (1 Peter 2:4-10) (10/9/11) BAG

A Practical Strategy for Godly Living (1 Peter 2:11-12) (10/16/11) BAG

A Matter of Respect (1 Peter 2:13-17) (10/23/11) BAG

God on the Job (1 Peter 2:18-25) (10/30/11) BAG

The Right Attitude for a Healthy Marriage (1 Peter 3:1-7) (11/6/11) BAG

Relating to Others in a Godly Manner (1 Peter 3:8-12) (11/13/11) BAG

Grace Under Fire (1 Peter 3:13-16) (11/20/11) RFG

A Better Way to Live (1 Peter 3:17-22) (11/27/11) BAG

Right Turn Ahead (1 Peter 4:1-7) (1/1/12) BAG

Living with a Sense of Urgency (1 Peter 4:7-11) (1/8/12) BAG

Helpful Truth for Hard Times (1 Peter 4:12-19) (1/15/12) BAG

The Proper Attitude for Godly Leaders (1 Peter 5:1-4) (1/29/12) BAG

Humility in Action (1 Peter 5:5-7) (1/22/12) RFG

Holding Your Ground (1 Peter 5:8-14) (2/5/12) BAG


2 Peter  

A Precious Faith (2 Peter 1:1-2) (2/12/12) BAG

The Goal of Our Faith (2 Peter 1:3-9) (2/19/12) BAG

Making Sure You are Going to Heaven (2 Peter 1:10-11) (2/26/12) BAG

What Sets Christianity Apart (2 Peter 1:12-21) (3/4/12) BAG

Counterfeit Christian Teaching (2 Peter 2:1-3) (3/11/12) RFG

The Serious Nature of Truth (2 Peter 2:4-9) (3/18/12) BAG

Red Flags that Warn of False Teachers (2 Peter 2:10-16) (3/25/12) BAG

An Exclamation Point! (2 Peter 2:17-22) (4/15/12) BAG VIDEO

Dealing with Scoffers (2 Peter 3:1-9) (4/22/12) BAG VIDEO

What is to Come (2 Peter 3:10-13) (4/29/12) BAG VIDEO

Summing it Up (2 Peter 3:15-18) (5/6/12) BAG VIDEO


1 JOHN  The Real Deal Christian

Jesus: The Real Deal Savior  (1 John 1:1-4) (10/15/06) BAG

The Starting Point of Real Christianity (1 John 1:5-7) (10/22/06) BAG

Forgiven (1 John 1:6-10) (10/29/06) BAG

The Problem of Forgiveness (1 John 2:1-6) (11/5/06) BAG

The New Old Command (1 John 2:7-11) (11/12/06) BAG

Grateful Assurance (1 John 2:12-14) (11/19/06) BAG

Not Loving the World We Love (1 John 2:15-17) (11/26/06) BAG

Happy New Year; Keep Your Eyes Open (1 John 2:18-27) (12/31/06) BAG

Children of God (1 John 2:28-3:3) (1/7/07) BAG

Breaking the Sin Habit (1 John 3:4-10) (1/14/07) BAG

Love Illustrated (1 John 3:11-18) (1/21/07) BAG

Finding Confidence with God (1 John 3:19-24) (1/28/07) BAG

How to Find the Truth (1 John 4:1-6) (2/4/07) BAG

Motivation for Love (1 John 4:7-12) (2/11/07) BAG

The Basis of Our Confidence (1 John 4:13-16) (2/18/07) BAG

No Fear (1 John 4:17-21) (2/25/07) BAG

Joyful Obedience (1 John 5:1-5) (3/4/07) BAG

Water and Blood (1 John 5:6-12) (3/18/07) BAG

Being Sure of Heaven (1 John 5:13) (3/25/07) BAG

Praying with Confidence (1 John 5:14-17) (4/15/07) BAG

Before You Go… (1 John 5:18-21 (4/22/07) RFG


The Attributes of God

Getting to Know God (Omnipresence) Psalm 139:1-24 (5/7/00) -BAG

The God Who Understands (Omniscience) Romans 11:33-36 (5/14/00) – BAG

The God Who Can Help (Omnipotence) Psalm 46:1-11 & Psalm 91:1-16 (5/21/00) -BAG

The God You Can Depend On (Immutable) James 1:17Malachi 3:6 (5/28/00) – BAG

God in Three Persons (Trinity) Various Passages (6/4/00) – BAG

The Soft Hands of Our Great God (Transcendence and Immanence) (6/18/00) -BAG

The Holiness of God Isaiah 6:1-8 (6/25/00) – BAG

The Ignored Attribute of God (Nahum 1:1-8Romans 1:18-32Luke 16:19-31) (7/3/00) -BAG

Faithful and True (Lamentations 3:23-26) (7/9/00) – BAG

The God Who Loves (1 John 4:7-14) (7/16/00) -BAG


Introduction to Worship

Why Think About Worship? (Various Texts) (3/12/06) BAG

Ingredients for Biblical Worship (John 4:1-26) (3/19/06) BAG

Joyful Worship (Psalm 100:1-5) (3/26/06) BAG

Reverent Worship (Hebrews 12:28-29) (4/2/06) BAG


Overload: Making Time for the Things that Matter

Too Busy (Matthew 11:28-30) (8/20/06) BAG

Lowering Your Stress Factor (Matthew 6:25-33, Psalm 77) (8/27/06) BAG

Overloaded with Work (Matthew 1:27-2:3) (9/3/06) BAG

Financial Overload (1 Timothy 6:10) (9/10/06) BAG

Searching for Contentment (Ecclesiastes 5:10-20Philippians 4:11,12) (9/17/06) BAG

Spiritual Frustration (Colossians 2:16-3:17) (9/24/06) BAG

Making the Most of Your Margin (Ephesians 5:15-20) (10/1/06) BAG


Advent

Responding to the Christchild

A Scrooge Christmas (Matthew 2:1-18) (12/01/96) – BAG

The Child who Led the Worship (Luke 2:8-20) (12/08/96)- BAG

What do You Give the One Who Made Everything?(Matt. 2:1,2;7-11) (12/15/96) -BAG

Music for the Savior (Luke 2…Various)(OUTLINE ONLY)(12/22/96) BAG

The Most Appropriate Response to the Christ child (John 1:9-14) (Candlelight Worship) (12/23/96)- BAG

Eyewitnesses to Christmas (Monologues)

The Shepherds Story (Monologue) -BAG

An Old Man’s Hope (Simeon -Monologue)- BAG

Joseph’s Story (Joseph – Monologue)-BAG

Mary’s Story (Mary – Monologue)-BAG

The Christmas You’ve Always Longed For

Trying to Enjoy the Season (Luke 1:28-38) (11/30/97) BAG

Keeping Our Focus (Luke 1:46-56) (12/7/97) BAG

Fighting the Distractions of Christmas (Mt. 1:16-25) (12/14/97) BAG

When Christmas Must Be Endured (Luke 2:8-20) (12/21/97) BAG

Making Christmas Meaningful

The True Star of Christmas (Matthew 2:1-11) (11/29/98) BAG

The Humble King (Isaiah 9:6-8Philippians 2:5-8) (12/6/98) BAG

A Worldwide Celebration (Luke 2:8-15) (12/13/98) BAG

Listening for the Master’s Voice (Luke 1:26-282:19) (12/20/98) BAG

A Christmas Embrace (Luke 2:25-38) (12/23/98) BAG

God Become Man (John 1:14) (12/27/98) BAG

Opening the Door to the Christ of Christmas

Christmas Surprises (Luke 1:26-38) (11/28/99) BAG

Inviting Others to Christmas (Luke 1:39-45) (12/5/99) BAG

Finding a Silent Night at Christmas (Luke 1:5-22,57-80) (12/12/99) BAG

Lessons from Shepherds (Luke 2:8-20) (12/19/99) BAG

Christmas 101 (John 1:1-141 John 4:9-11) (12/23/99) BAG

Who is this Jesus?

When God Became Man (Philippians 2:5-11) (12/03/00) BAG

Born to a What? (Matthew 1:18-25) (12/17/00) BAG

Born to Die (Hebrews 2:9-18) (12/23/00) BAG

The Crucial Questions of Christmas (Acts 1:11) (12/24/00) BAG

What Shall We Call the Christ Child?

Wonderful Counselor (Isaiah 9:6) (12/02/01) BAG

Mighty God (Isaiah 9:6) (12/09/01) BAG

Everlasting Father (Isaiah 9:6) (12/16/01) BAG

Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6) (12/23/01) AM – BAG

Immanuel: God with Us (Isaiah 7:14) (12/23/01) PM – BAG

The Job Description of the Christchild

The Good News of Christmas (Isa. 61:1Luke 4:15-21) (12/1/02) – BAG

Balm for the Broken-Hearted (Isa. 61:1) (12/8/02)-BAG

Setting the Captives Free (Isa. 61:1) (12/15/02) BAG 

Refreshed by the Light (Isa.61:1) (12/22/02) BAG

Transforming Love (Luke 2:16-20) (12/23/02) BAG Candlelight Service

A Witness to the Incarnation

A Qualified Messiah (Matthew 1:1-17) (11/30/03) BAG

Joseph’s Dilemma (Matthew 1:18-2) (12/7/03) BAG

Unexpected Visitors (Matthew 2:1-12) (12/14/03) BAG

Christmas Rejected (Matthew 2:13-20) (12/21/03) BAG) 

The Shadow Over Bethlehem (Matthew 1:21) (12/23/03)  BAG

Christmas Through the Eyes of Luke

Zechariah – Living with Disappointment (Luke 1:5-25) (11/28/04) BAG

Mary at the Crossroads (Luke 1:26-35) (12/5/05) BAG

A Reason to Sing at Christmas (Luke 1:39-56) (12/12/04) BAG

Shepherds of Privilege (Luke 2:1-20) (12/19/04) BAG

We Have Seen His Star (Matthew 2:1-12) (12/23/04) BAG

Who is the Christchild?

Who is the Baby in the Manger? (John 1:1,2) (11/27/05) BAG

The Child Who Made the World (John 1:3) (12/4/05) BAG

The Key to Life (John 1:4,5) (12/11/05) BAG

Why Some Hate Christmas (John 1:10,11) (12/18/05) BAG

How to Keep From Missing Christmas (John 1:12,13) (12/23/05) BAG

God Became Man (John 1:14) (12/25/05) BAG

Crucial Questions of Christmas

Why Do Some People Hate Christmas? (Matthew 2:1-18) (12/3/06) BAG

The Facts of Christmas (Luke 1, Various) (12/10/06) Rick Goettsche

Is There a Right Way to Celebrate Christmas? (Various) (12/17/06) BAG

God’s Indescribable Gift (2 Corinthians 9:15) (12/23/06) (BAG)

Why Care About the Nativity? (Various) (12/24/06) (BAG)

Jesus: In His Own Words

The Bread of Life (John 6:25-58) (11/25/07) (BAG)

Light of the World (John 8:12-20) (12/2/07) (BAG)

The Gateway to Life (John 10:7-10) (12/9/07) BAG

The Good Shepherd (John 10:11-18) (12/16/07) BAG

How to Live Even Though You Die (John 11:17-37) (12/23/07 a.m.) BAG

Finding Your Way To God (John 14:1-14) (12/23/07 p.m.) BAG

Having a Fruitful New Year (John 15:1-8) (12/30/07) BAG

The True Star of Christmas: Jesus

No Ordinary Man (Philippians 2:6a) (120708) BAG

A Proper Christmas Mindset (Philippians 2:6b-7) (12/14/08) BAG

The Cross of Christmas (Philippians 2:8) (12/21/08) RFG

Jesus is Lord (Philippians 2:9-11) (12/23/08) BAG

Snapshots from Luke

Highly Favored (Luke 1:26-33) (11/29/09) BAG

Great Expectations (Luke 1:31-33) (12/06/09) BAG

Missing Christmas (Luke 2:1-7) (12/13/09) RFG

Avoiding a Humbug Christmas (Luke 2:8-20) (12/20/09) BAG

The Dividing Line (Luke 2:21-35) (12/23/09) BAG

Who is the Jesus?

Who is this Jesus? (Hebrews 1:1-4) (12/5/10) BAG

The Purpose of His Coming (Hebrews 2:14-16) (12/12/10) BAG

The Sympathetic Christchild (Hebrews 4:14-16) (12/19/10) RFG

The Warnings of Christmas (Hebrews 2:1-4Hebrews 4:1-2) (12/23/10) BAG

Christmas Continued (Hebrews 12:1-3) (12/26/10) BAG

Isaiah 11 The One to Come

The One We Have Been Waiting For (Isaiah 11:1) (12/4/11) BAG

The Savior We Need (Isaiah 11:2-3) (12/11/11) BAG

The Good News and Bad News of Christmas (Isaiah 11:3b-4) (12/18/11) RFG

The Difference Made by One Life (Isaiah 11:5) (12/23/11)

Christmas Past and Future (Isaiah 11:6-10) (12/25/11)

The Supporting Cast of Christmas

Right on time Delayed Delivery– Zechariah (Luke 1:5-23) (11/25/12) BAG

The Surprise Pregnancy – Elizabeth (Luke 1:39-4557-66) (12/02/12) BAG VIDEO

The Angel Gabriel (Luke 1:25-38) (12/09/12) BAG VIDEO

Waiting for the Messiah Simeon and Anna (Luke 2:21-38 (12/16/12) BAG VIDEO

The Threat of Christmas – Herod the Great (Matthew 2) (12/23/12) RFG VIDEO

Finding Room for Jesus -Innkeeper (Luke 2:7) Candlelight Service (12/23/12) BAG VIDEO

Easter Season

PALM SUNDAY

Palm Sunday Seen With Fresh Eyes (John 12:11-19) (3/23/97)-BAG

Close, But No Cigar (Palm Sunday) (Luke 19:28-44Matthew 7:21-23) (4/5/98) -BAG

Triumphal Entry – Part 2 (Revelation 7:9-15) (3/28/99) -BAG

What the Master Needs [Palm Sunday] (Luke 19:28-38) – (4/16/00) BAG

Riding the Roller Coaster of Faith (Various) (4/8/01)

The Purpose of Palm Sunday (Luke 19:28-44) (3/24/02) BAG

Figs and Money-Changers (Mark 11:12-24) (4/13/03) BAG

Raining on the Parade (Luke 19:28-48) (4/4/04) BAG

Hosanna (Matthew 21:9-11) 3/20/05 BAG

Knowing What Really Matters (John 12:20-33) 4/9/06 BAG

How Not to Make Friends (Matthew 21:12-17) 4/1/07 BAG

Fan or Follower? (Luke 19:28-44; various) (3/16/08) BAG

The King We Need (Luke 19:41-44) (4/5/09) BAG

Two Kinds of Praise (John 12:1-19) (4/1/12) BAG

MAUNDY THURSDAY

The Offense of the Cross (Maundy Thursday/Good Friday) (Galatians 5:11) (4/9/98) -BAG

A New Covenant (Luke 22:17-22) (4/1/99) Maundy Thursday – BAG

The Agony in the Garden (Matthew 26:38-46) (4/20/2000) Maundy Thursday – BAG

Faces in the Crowd (Luke 23:44-49) (3/28/02) Maundy Thursday – BAG

Foolish Confidence (Mark 14:27-31) (4/17/03) – BAG

The Agony of Gethsemane (Matthew 26:36-46) (4/8/04) BAG

GOOD FRIDAY

Then He Sent His Son (Mark 12:1-11) (3/25/05) BAG

Three Crosses and Two Choices (Luke 23:32-43) (4/14/06) BAG

What’s Good About Good Friday? (Various) (4/6/07) RG

What Happened at the Cross? (selectred texts) 3/21/08 – BAG

The Pivotal Moment in History (Luke 23:44-49) 4/10./09 – BAG

The Men Who Walked Away (Matthew 27:18-26) 4/2/10 -BAG

The Last Supper (Luke 22:7-23) (4/22/11) BAG

A Revealing Confession of an Enduring Problems (John 19:1-6) 4/6/12 – BAG

EASTER

The Difference Easter Makes (Matthew 28:1-10) (3/31/97) -BAG

The Implications of Easter (1 Corinthians 15:58) (Community Sunrise) (3/31/97) -BAG

A Most Pleasant Surprise (John 20:1-8) (11/16/97) -BAG

An Abrupt Change of Outlook (John 20:10-18) -(1/11/98)-BAG

Responding to the Resurrection (Matthew 28) (4/12/98) -BAG

Easter-Down on the Farm (1 Corinthians 15:35-44) (4/4/99) -BAG

The Simple Truth That Changes Lives (1 Corinthians 15:1-8) Easter (4/23/00) – BAG

The Good News and Bad News of Easter (Various Texts) (4/15/01) – BAG

The Day Before Easter (Various) (3/31/02) BAG

The Foundation of Life (1 Corinthians 15:3-8) (4/20/03) – BAG

A Walk to Remember (Luke 24:13-35) (4/11//04)- BAG

The Open Doors of Easter (various Scriptures) 3/27/05- BAG

The Linchpin of Christianity (1 Corinthians 15:12-32) 4/16/06 -BAG

Our Living Hope (1 Peter 1:3-6) 4/8/07 BAG

The Ever-Living One (Revelation 1:17,18) (3/23/08) BAG

The Proper Response to Easter (Various) (3/30/08) RFG

The Skeptics Easter (Luke 24:1-12) (4/12/09) BAG

An Emotional Easter (Matthew 28:8-10) (4/4/10) BAG

Good News (1 Corinthians 15:1-8) (4/24/11) BAG

The Impact of the Resurrection (Luke 24:1-12) (8/7/11) RFG

The Victory of the Resurrection (John 16:20-22) (4/8/12) RFG


Spiritual Gifts

Working Together in a New Year (Romans 12:3-8) (1/5/03) – BAG

Using God’s Gifts for God’s Purposes (1 Corinthians 12) (1/12/03) – BAG

Finding Your Place in the Family of God (Various Texts) (1/19/03) BAG


Mission Statement

An Outward Directed Church (Acts 1:7-11Matthew 28:19,20) (8/10/97) -BAG

The Importance of the Christian Family (Acts 2:42-47Hebrews 10:24,25) (8/17/97)-BAG

The Importance of Deep Roots (Hebrews 5:12-6:3; Psalm 1; James 1:22) (8/24/97) -BAG

Faith in Action (1 Peter 4:1-11) (8/31/97) -BAG

 


THANKSGIVING

A Recipe for Gratitude (selected texts) (11/24/96) -BAG

Thanksgiving List (Selected texts) (11/23/97)- BAG

Cultivating a Grateful Heart (Luke 17:11-19) (11/21/99) – BAG

Being Grateful in Good Times and Bad (1 Thessalonians 5:18) (11/19/00) – BAG

Victorious Gratitude (1 Corinthians 15:57,58) (11/24/02) – BAG

A Powerful Reason for Gratitude (2 Peter 3:9) (11/23/03)- BAG

An Ongoing Reason for Gratitude (Romans 8:35-39) (11/21/04) BAG

Give Thanks to the Lord (Psalm 136:1-3) (11/20/05) BAG

Grateful Assurance (1 John 2:12-14) (11/19/06) BAG

A Case Study in Thanksgivng (Luke 7:36-50) (11/18/07) BAG


Mother’s Day

The Key Work of Parents (Deuteronomy 32:46Proverbs 4:20-27) – BAG

Lessons in Unlikely Places (2 Samuel 21:1-14) (5/10/98)-BAG

God’s Word to Parents (Colossians 3:21) (10/04/98) BAG

The Laughter of Parenthood (Genesis 18:1-15 and others) (5/9/99) Mother’s Day- BAG 

The Challenge of Motherhood (Exodus 1:1-2:10) (5/13/01 Mother’s Day) BAG

Lessons from the Kitchen (Luke 10:38-42) (5/12/02) BAG

Children of God (Hebrews 5:11-14 and others) (5/13/07) RFG

 


Father’s Day

Focused Fathering (and living) (John 15:5-17) (6/15/97)- BAG

A Case Study in Fathering (1 Samuel 2:12-17) -(6/21/98)BAG

God’s Word to Parents (Colossians 3:21) (10/04/98) BAG

First Place (Genesis 22:1-19) (6/20/99) BAG

Avoiding Achan’s Sin (Joshua 7:1-26) (6/17/07) RFG

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