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Acts: The Empowered Church in Action – Introduction

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

With this message, we launch into the Book of Acts! Having finished our study of the Book of Luke, we continue forward in history in this book known as “The Acts of the Apostles.” As we get started, we examine why the Book of Acts is so critical. We look briefly at 17 reasons why Acts is so important.

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Timeline of Truth: Judges Full-Book Summary & Review (Judges 1-21)

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

In this lesson, we give a summary of the entire book of Judges. We highlight each judge and give 7 lessons to take from this hard but relevant book.

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Timeline of Truth: Jonathan, the Compromising Levite: Micah and Jonathan (Judges 17)

Monday, March 11th, 2019

The mindset of the children of Israel during the time of the Judges was “everyone did what was right in his own eyes.”  Though the story of Micah and a certain Levite we see the dangers of ignoring God’s word and choosing to live by one’s own “wisdom.”  We need to learn that God’s ways are the way a Christian ought to live and ignoring His instructions only bring trouble and confusion.

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Jesus Teaches and Warns About His Second Coming (Luke 17:20-37)

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Jesus Teaches and Warns About His Second Coming (Luke 17:20-37)

Jesus answers a question of the Pharisees about the timing of the kingdom of God and then teaches and warns the disciples regarding his Second Coming. Jesus warns His disciples about what to look for when He returns, and how to avoid false reports of His return. Jesus likens the time of His Second Coming to the days of Noah and to the days of Lot. What does this mean, and when will this happen? How will this encourage us to share the Gospel with others? Understand, everyone will know the real Jesus when He returns to earth a second time.

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Timeline of Truth: Command #4 – Remember the Sabbath (Exodus 20:8-11)

Monday, June 9th, 2014

What does “Remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy” mean? Who does it apply to? Why was it given? How do we apply it now?

Key Characteristics of Northridge Baptist Church

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Want a 10,000 foot 1-hour overview of what we believe as a church? Here it is.

You can describe Northridge Baptist Church as: fundamental, evangelical, dispensational, cessationist, baptistic, family-focused, and Christ-ruled/pastor-led.

Marriage, and the Mystery of Christ and the Church (Ephesians 5:29-32)

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Marriage does not exist for just the benefit of the husband and wife. Marriage exists, in part, to picture and illustrate Jesus Christ’s love for the Church, and the Church’s submitting to the loving leadership of Jesus Christ.

Timeline of Truth: Command #2 – You Shall Not Make a Carved Image (Exodus 20:4-6)

Sunday, May 25th, 2014

The idea of no carved image brings the idea of not making God into something we want or design. We are not to seek to re-define God as something created, or worship something created rather than the One who has created everything.

Timeline of Truth: Command #1 – You Shall Have No Other Gods Before Me (Exodus 20:1-3)

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

“You shall have no other gods before me” does NOT mean we can have other gods as long as God is first. It means that we cannot have any other gods anywhere in the presence of God. Nothing is to compete with God as the center and controller of our lives.

Love Your Wife Like Your Own Body (Ephesians 5:28-29)

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

After some deep discussion, God breaks it down very simple for the husbands. Love and care for your wife like you do your own body. She is part of you.

28 So husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies; he who loves his wife loves himself. 29 For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as the Lord does the church.