Neshaminy Valley Baptist Church Sermon Audio
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Colossians 1:28 "We proclaim Jesus, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ". For more information or to contact the Neshaminy Valley Baptist Church you can find us on the web at www.nvbc.net.
||Living the Christian Life (Part 1)||This sermon was preached by Pastor Thomas on Sunday, February 8, 2015. This is a continuation of his sermon series based on the letter to the Colossians. This sermon is based on Col. 3:1-2. Intro: Taking “Selfies” and piloting a flight – bad idea! Notice the structure of the argument: 1. The Dual Realities (vs 1) 2. The Two Worlds (vs 2) 3. What does ‘striving’ and ‘concentrating’ look like? Concl. Where is your gaze? What/Who are you looking while flying? www.nvbc.net||11 2 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Freedom in Christ (Part 2)||This Sermon was preached by Pastor Joseph Thomas on Sunday, February 1, 2015. He continues his sermon series on the letter to the Colossians and this sermon is based on Colossians 2: 20-23. Intro: Secret principle in Christian living is dying (vs 20a, 3: 3, 5) 1. The Enslavement of Contra-Biblical Philosophy (vs 20-21) 2. The Shallowness of Extra-Biblical Mandates (vs 22-23) Concl. Could one of the reasons you are not maturing in Christ be that you haven’t died to self? www.nvbc.net||3 2 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Freedom in Christ (Part 1)||This Sermon was preached by Pastor Joseph Thomas on Sunday, January 25, 2015. He continues his sermon series on the letter to the Colossians and this sermon is based on Colossians 2: 16-19. Intro: Based on what Christ did (vs 14), Paul confronts legalism 1. When it came to the ceremonial law, Paul was confronting those who were insisting on continuing that (vs 16) 2. The law was the shadow; Christ is the substance (vs 17, Gal 3: 19-21) 3. True spirituality (vs 18-19) Conclusion: No longer a slave – to sin, to law, or other people! www.nvbc.net||27 1 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Without "in Him" - You are Toast||This Sermon was preached by Pastor Joseph Thomas on Sunday, January 11, 2015. He continues his sermon series on the letter to the Colossians and this sermon is based on Colossians 2: 13-15. Intro: How many “in him” are there from vs 6-15? 1. Resuscitated by Christ (vs 13) 2. Redeemed by Christ (vs 14) 3. The Regality and Triumph of Christ (vs 15) Conclusion: There is no excuse for paltry Christian living! www.nvbc.net||15 1 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Living Wise||This sermon was preached by Pastor Joseph Thomas on Sunday, January 4, 2015 and is based on scripture found in the Paul's Letter to the Ephesians 5:17-19 Commands Wisdom Look carefully how you live . . . . Not as the unwise Make the best use of time . . . . . because the days are evil Don't be foolish . . . . . . . . . understand the will of God 1. The life of the fool 2. Living in ‘days that are evil’ implies 3. Living inside God’s will How do you discover God’s will for your life in 2015? Conclusion: Live life intentionally and with urgency www.nvbc.net||6 1 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Symphony of Worship||This sermon was preached on December 28, 2014 by Pastor Joseph Thomas and is based on scripture found in Psalm 148. Intro: How sensitive and passionate are you about the Worship of God? There is a stirring call to worship God … the word used is Hallelujah 1. To the Heavens (vs 1-6) 2. To the Earth (vs 7-10) 3. To all Rational Beings (vs 11-13) 4. As if all of the above was not enough, the call goes out to God’s chosen who God has brought near, and (He has) established them with power (vs 14; cf. Ps 4-6) www.nvbc.net||31 12 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Good News of Great Joy!||This sermon was preached by Pastor Joseph Thomas on Sunday, December 21, 2014. It is based on scripture found in the Gospel of Luke 2:8-14. Intro: Joyful when circumstances haven’t changed! Q. Post-angelic visit, how much of their daily life/circumstances changed? 1. “Good news” is contained in the Message (vs 10, Mark 1:1, 16:15, Rom 5:8-11) 2. The message is wrapped in the person coming (vs 11) 3. The “joy” is because of the: a) Selective nature of God’s salvation (vs 14b, Ps. 30:5) b) Eternal ramifications for the individual (John 5:24, I John 3:14) Conclusion: Joy is the product of knowing Jesus (John 15:11)||23 12 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jesus Came To Make Disciples (Part 3)||This is part 3 of a sermon series on making disciples. This sermon was preached by Pastor Joseph Thomas on Sunday, December 7, 2014. It is based on Scripture found in the Gospel of John 15:1-8. Jesus Came to Make Disciples, Part 3 John 15:1-8 Jesus Came to Make Disciples, Part 3 Intro: Jesus’ litmus test of a “disciple” is – fruit bearing (vs 8) Synopsis ~ Jesus was Incarnational, Invitational, Individualized, and did discipleship in Community Disclaimer: We are not talking about a program; this is Jesus’ lifestyle QUESTION: What are the 4 “Lotto” #’s of Jesus’ (discipleship) ministry? 1 Person: John (John 13:23, 19:26) 3 People: Peter, James and John (Luke 5:1-11; 9: 28-36) 12 People: The Disciples 72 People: The Seventy Two (Luke 10) There’s a unique role and place for each: 1 and 3 For intimacy, accountability, and spiritual growth 12 For growth, care and ministry 72 For ministry and big impact and influence Point of the Day ~ Every Christian-disciple of Jesus who wants to be fruitful, should have 1 intimate ‘friend’, and 3 close friends of the same gender, and not in your household. [Discipleship > friendship; its spiritual] QUESTION # 1: Who are the 1’s and 3’s in your life (intentional, both know, meet regularly, you share life, ask questions, accountable, study, pray, etc): 1. You can only disciple a few at a time 2. Discipleship requires quality time QUESTION # 2: Where in the process or circle of Discipling are you?||16 12 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jesus Came to Make Disciples (Part 2)||This is part 1 of a sermon series on making disciples. This sermon was preached by Pastor Mike Wynn on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Jesus Came to Make Disciples, Part 2 Introduction: A Disciple of Jesus Disciples Others • The goal of discipleship is to become like one’s teacher. • Discipleship is God’s chosen process for multiplying and maturing the church. • Jesus’ discipleship was incarnational and invitational … I. Jesus’ Discipleship Was Individualized. II. The Significance of Community. Disciples demonstrate and cultivate a love for God and a love for people by studying, practicing, and teaching God’s Word in community. Conclusion: The House Fire http://www.nvbc.neet||8 12 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jesus Came to Make Dsciples (Part 1)||This is part 1 of a sermon series on making disciples. This sermon was preached by Pastor Mike Wynn on Sunday, November 30, 2014. Jesus Came to Make Disciples, Part 1 Introduction: From First-Century Discipleship to Jesus’ Discipleship I. Jesus’ Discipleship Was Incarational. II. Jesus’ Discipleship Was Invitational. What is holding you back from inviting someone into a discipleship relationship? Our Participation as a Disciple... • will be costly (Mark 1:17-18; 10:17-22; Luke 9:57-62) • will be rewarding (Mark 10:23-30) What is holding you back from being discipled? Conclusion: Three Options http://www.nvbc.net||8 12 2014||Free||View In iTunes|