Oct
24

Valuing Our Gospel-Ministry Workers

    Titus 3:12-15 Valuing Our Gospel-Ministry Workers (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: In the entire book of Titus, Paul’s pastoral epistle for the church in Crete, the church there was expected to exemplify the correct characteristic of a Christian. In chapter 1, we saw that the church needs elders to set things in order. […]

Oct
10

A Life of Submission

    Text: Titus 3:1-11 A Life of Submission (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall, all the kings horses & all the kings men couldn’t put Humpty together again. Main Idea: Titus 2:14, “who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness […]

Sep
26

The Revealed Hope

    Text: Titus 2:9-15 The Revealed Hope (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Background: The world of the early church during the first century was not a golden time full of abundance, resources, and economic rise. It was a time where ordinary people need to work hard, exert much effort and time just to put something […]

Sep
19

A Sound Christian Living

    Text: Titus 2:1-8 A Sound Christian Living (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Background: One of Paul’s main concerns was the false teachers teaching a different gospel. Either they are teaching a false doctrine or mixing their doctrine with their former mystical or traditional superstitions. Titus was assigned to Crete to oversee the churches in […]

Sep
12

Fulfilling the Unfinished Task

    Text: Titus 1:5-16 Fulfilling the Unfinished Task (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Background: Just by reading verse 4 of Titus chap 1, we can see that this letter was written for Titus by Apostle Paul (v1). Titus had been with Paul many times. First, during the Jerusalem Council (Acts 15; Gal. 1-2). Second, from […]

Aug
29

Selflessness, Self-Denial, and the Supremacy of Christ

    Text: Philippians 1:12-24 Selflessness, Self-Denial, and the Supremacy of Christ (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: Endowment Effect or Psychological ownership is a theory that observes the sense of a person’s valuing his or her own possession. This theory has been traced since the time of the Ancient Philosopher Aristotle; he said, “For most […]

Aug
15

Freedom in Christ: True Liberation

    Text: John 8:31-38 Freedom in Christ: True Liberation (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: Freedom today is reduced to a mere memorial. A term that can be easily mistaken with “independence,” “rights,” or to do something you want to do. This shallow view of freedom is a complacent perspective in living a life freed […]

Aug
01

Dissenters among the Age of #Trending

    Text: Matthew 5:43-48 Dissenters Among the Age of #Trending (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: In the 1600s, Baptists (especially the English Baptists in the late seventeenth century) is known for their dissenting spirit (not just for the sake of “to dissent”). Baptists fought for religious freedom amid denominational control and State religion. Baptists […]

Jul
18

Devote Yourselves to Prayer: The Gospel, Prayer, and Fasting

    Text: Colossians 4:2-4 Devote Yourselves to Prayer (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: I will be direct! Prayerlessness invades churches nowadays. Too much confidence in ourselves, extreme pragmatism, and indifference. “Prayerlessness is spiritual suicide.” Why do we ignore prayer, forgetting, or not prioritizing it? In fact, when Paul reminded the church about putting on […]

Jul
11

Church Deacons: Serving the Servants of God

    Text: Acts 6:1-7 Church Deacons: Serving the Servants of God (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: Nowadays, serving is not seen as a noble task. Most of us, if not entitled, want to be served. We want others to do the sweeping of the floor, the washing of the dishes, the cleaning of the […]

Jul
04

Biblical Eldership: Elder-led Church, Plurality of Elders

    Text: Acts 14:21-28 Biblical Eldership (Full Sermon Manuscript Download) Download Introduction: Jonathan Griffiths said, “The office of eldership is given in Scripture to provide spiritual nurture and protection for the church. Elders are to shepherd the flock of Jesus Christ through the faithful ministry of the Word and are to lead by godly […]

Jun
27

#SpeakLIFE: A Covenant Heart

    Text: Genesis 17:9-14; Ezekiel 36:26-27 A Covenant Heart (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: Human hearts are the core of our life. It is the essential part of the body as they say (you can read more about this on our bulletin program.) For today, we will learn the two realities of having a […]

Jun
20

Godly Portraits of Fatherhood

    Text: Genesis 35:28-29; John 14:8-11 Godly Portraits of Fatherhood (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: Today, we will learn how God designed the calling of fatherhood through three father stories namely Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Why these people? Of course, because we have been exploring the book of Genesis for a month. Other than […]

Jun
06

Abrahamic Covenant: The Promised Seed

    Text: Galatians 3:7-16; Genesis 12, 15, 17 Abrahamic Covenant: The Promised Seed (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: Similarly, a seed reminds me of God’s promise to humanity. A promise of redemption and saving grace. This seed—this time an offspring—was already told as early as Genesis 3:15 with Adam and Eve. Then once again, […]

May
30

God Remembers His Covenant: A Promise of Life Preservation

    Text: Genesis 9:1-17 Noahic Covenant (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: In understanding the Bible, the covenants are the bookmarks of the whole unity of the Scripture. Whenever we try to understand certain passages, only through the light of covenantal narratives, themes, or principles can shed deeper knowledge into it. Divine covenantal acts are […]

May
23

Creation Covenant: God’s Pursuit, Humanity’s Response

    Text: Genesis 1:26-31; 2:15-17 Creation Covenant (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: Why do people tend to commit things that are told not to do so? Example: “do not touch the pot, it’s hot”—then, we still touch it and say, “oo nga, mainit.” Or my mom would say to me before, “do come home […]

May
16

Understanding God’s Covenant: Hesed and Emet

    Text: Psalm 103:11-19 Understanding the Covenant – Hesed and Emet (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: The hesed and emet are used entirely in the Bible when speaking of God’s covenanted love to His creation—especially to His people. Indeed, hesed and emet are repeated four times in our passage today, Psalm 103:11-19, (vv. 4, […]

May
09

Loving God: How Our Faith Flourish

    Text: Deuteronomy 6:1-9 Loving God by Ptr. Jerome Ocampo (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Here Introduction: I do not know certainly what tradition in public reading of the Holy Scriptures you belong but as we read God’s Word and finished it reading, I am requesting you to respond after I close it with this […]

May
03

Giving as an Act of Worship

    Text: 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 Giving as an Act of Worship (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: That is our problem, we are trying to create our own formula and removing God from the equation. This is also true when it comes to our finances. We want God to give us this and that, but […]

Apr
27

Looking Forward and Godward

    Text: Jeremiah 31:31-34 Looking Forward and Godward (Full Sermon Manuscript) Download   Introduction: In Psychology, our past shackles our present, hence we are still bound by these events in our life that affect our very present. But the alternative is looking to the future, letting the future—which is spotless and still clear—define the […]

Apr
19

Loving God with All Your Mind: Thinking Critically and Biblically

    Text: Proverbs 2:1-10 Loving God with All Your Mind (Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: Wisdom is not achieved through our own capabilities or the years that we lived and experienced life in this world. But rather, wisdom is given to us by God (verse 6) and placed into our hearts (verse 10). Remember that […]

Apr
13

Baptism

  online FORM Do You want to be baptized? If you want to follow Christ in baptism and publicly confess your allegiance to His Kingdom and Lordship, fill up the online form. Lesson 1: The Gospel Hand   Lesson 2: What is Baptism?    Services Sunday Worship – 10:30 AM Youth Fellowship – Friday 7:30 […]

Apr
11

Missional Identity: Proclaiming Hope to the World

    Text: Romans 10:13-17 Missional Identity: Proclaiming Hope to the World (Sermon Manuscript) Download Here Introduction: Now we will explore the last identity that we have as Christians. Understanding ourselves, our core identity, makes us realize that we have a purpose. This purpose, first and foremost, is to glorify God in Christ by the […]

Mar
29

Immersed Identity: The Essence of Baptism in Church Perspective

    Text: Romans 6:1-11 Immersed Identity: The Essence of Baptism in Church Perspective (Sermon Manuscript) Download Here Introduction: A diploma, even it is just a paper, is valuable. It symbolizes a person’s education and academic journey. Operating in this idea, baptism is also a symbolical act, a representation of something valuable. Like my diploma, […]

Mar
21

Forgiven and Forgiving Identity: A Biblical and Holistic Healing

    Text: Colossians 3:13 Forgiven and Forgiving Identity: A Biblical and Holistic Healing (Sermon Manuscript) Download Introduction: With all the hatred and unforgiveness around the world today, oppression of the military government in Myanmar, Asian American hate in Western countries, corruption, killings, and injustices in various countries, it seems difficult to forgive these oppressors. […]

Mar
14

Confessional Identity: Contend for the Faith

    Text: Epistle of Jude Confessional Identity: Contend for the Faith (Understanding our Statement of Faith) Sermon Manuscript Download Sermon Here Background: Truly, during the early church time, other than what we learned in the past sermons on the false teachings of the Judaizers which are similar to pharisaic laws and legalism, there were […]

Mar
07

Priorities of Identity: Kingdom Treasures over Earthly Treasures

    Text: Matthew 6:19-21   Priorities of Identity: Kingdom Treasures over Earthly Treasures (Sermon Manuscript)   Download       Introduction: Today, we will learn about Priorities of Our Identity, pursuing kingdom treasures over earthly treasures. . Background: The word “reward” is repeated seven times throughout the context of chapter 6 of Matthew. “Reward” […]

Feb
28

A Call for a Godly Family: Humility, Love, and Honor

    Text: Ephesians 5:21 to Eph. 6:4   A Call For A Godly Family: Humility, Love, and Honor (Sermon Manuscript)   Download Introduction:Both the family and the church have the duty to guide another, and be responsible for training and equipping the next generation. Instead of seeing the youth or other parts of the […]

Feb
21

Baptist Identity: Why Am I A Baptist?

    Text: Acts 17:1-15  Baptist Identity: Why Am I A Baptist? (Sermon Manuscript)  Download INTRODUCTION: Today, we will talk about our identity as Baptist. I consider this topic essential for us to narrow down our identity in the broad Christian community. BAPTISTS: (B) Biblical Authority, (A) Autonomy of the Local Church, (P) Priesthood of […]

Feb
14

Marks of Our Identity: The Church Defined

      Text: John 13:34-35; also 1 John 4:7-21 Marks of Our Identity: The Church Defined (Sermon Manuscript) Download   Introduction: We have lost the art of wondering about love. What I mean is to be in awe of love. What is love nowadays?   Background: This missing out on the awe and wonder […]

Feb
07

Layers of Identity: Christ In Me

Text: Galatians 1 and 2 Introduction: what does it mean to be a Christian? As I studied the culture of Israelites, later the Jewish people, and finally in the New Testament, the early church, I realized that this was also an issue for them. The issue of having layers in their identity. Main Idea: This […]

Jan
31

Chapters of Identity: Who Am I?

Text: Genesis 1:26-28, Gen. 3. Introduction: Who am I? or who am I truly?   Background:  The best place for us to go to when it comes to knowing and defining our identities, first and foremost, is the book of Genesis. Genesis contains the creation story which includes the creation of humanity. Many scholars attribute […]