The Historical Reliability of the New Testament (part 1) – 2 Peter 1:16-18 (sermon audio)

We live in a day and age when no matter where you turn, media outlets and individuals are constantly making up or exaggerating stories in order to advance their own personal agendas. How do we know that the writers of the New Testament weren’t doing just that?  Can we be sure that what the New Testament tells us about Jesus is what actually happened 2000 years ago in Palestine?  As it turns out, we can, and in this lesson and in following lessons, we’re going to examine some ways that we can know that to be true.

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Because He Cares For You – 1 Peter 5:6-7 (sermon audio)

What a blessing for God’s people to know that He cares for us.  Jesus assures us of God’s care in the Sermon on the Mount, and throughout Scripture there are multiple examples of God looking after his people.

The Organization of the Church – 9/9/18 Sunday Bible Class

Teacher: Matt Burleson
As we think about the work that Christians are to be doing, it’s necessary that we think of how God has organized the church so that the work can be best carried out.  In his wisdom, God has made Christ the head, and the church his body, and each congregation is to be organized in a specific way, with elders and deacons who lead and serve the members of the body.

Our Great High Priest – Hebrews 4:14-16 (sermon audio)

Does coming to worship really matter?  Whatever you may believe, God has certainly commanded it (Heb. 10:25), but he has also given us good reasons to want to gather for worship (Heb. 10:19-21).  He gave us confidence to come before his throne through our Great High Priest Jesus Christ, who is the subject of our study for today.

Does God Exist (part 3) – Romans 2:12-16 (sermon audio)

As we deal with our friends, neighbors, and co-workers, we will inevitably come across people who do not believe that God exists.  Some will ask us why we still believe.  Over the past couple of weeks we have looked at answers we can give to that question, and in this lesson we look at a third, The Moral Argument for the Existence of God.