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 […]