Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 291 views • 53:57
In a world where it seems everything is possible, we realize the things that matter are still out of reach. Yet, the faltering faith of Abraham and Sarah in this text will actually provide a foundation for fixing our own. Listen in to find out more.
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 89 views • 52:23
A quick glance at the news headlines of any given week expose a problem of epidemic portions for those of us who claim God rules over all, blesses the righteous, and punishes the wicked. This is not merely a philosophical/intellectual problem but an emotional/experiential one as well and Psalm 10 will coach us through an effective answer.
C.L. Thomas • Sermon • • 76 views
The century to which we currently belong is one that suffers from the curse of mediocrity. It is drowning in the waters of want that the Scripture calls covetousness. It is pointlessly expressing itself in purposeless avenues that lead to darkness and decay. Mankind cries for help from the obscurity…
Pastor Andrew Bates • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 64 views • 46:47
“Well done my good and faithful servant”…words that every beliver desire to hear at the end of their life. The book of 3 John gives us two characteristics a faithfulness to the truth that all belivers are called to live out.
There seems to be opposition to the Gospel all around us, and thougth we know God is at work , the spread of the gospel often times seems so slow. Listen in as Jesus uses three parables to make the Kingdom of Heaven evident to his disciples when it’s not going as they expected!
Philip G Layton • Sermon • • 54 views
Expository Sermons and How to Listen to One Taught by Pastor Phil Layton for Sunday School class at GCBC on June 10, 2007 www.goldcountrybaptist.org Definition of Terms Exegesis – drawing out through careful study and interpretation (hermeneutics principles) the original meaning of a passage by God through…
Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 54 views • 58:28
Warning: If this Bible passage were a movie, it would be rated “R.” Its themes are graphic and its point is deadly serious. The point at hand: Will we experience God’s wrath or God’s rescue? What makes the difference between the two? Listen in to find out.
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 33 views • 56:32
We live in a world of regular low-grade hysteria and panic. Since it seems the both sinner and saints alike regularly stir us into forms of hysteria or despair, how should we as God’s people respond? Listen in to hear how this passage equips us with calming truths for catastrophic times.
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 30 views • 58:11
If past faithfulness is any indication of future trustworthiness, believers do well reflect on the track record of their God. Through this often overlooked text, this sermon serves as a corrective and support to our sometimes waning confidence in the Lord.
Fellowship of the Gospel
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 26 views • 53:51
Greatness in serving Christ is much harder than one could imagine as it involves overcoming the instinct for self-preservation. Yet, the example of our Lord provides an illuminating and practical path forward. Listen in to this exposition of Philippians 2:5–11 to help make such paradoxical greatness even more clear.
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 23 views • 1:00:05
Spiritual growth happens so subtly and slowly. So how do you know if it’s actually taking place and what does it take to get there? This little-known account from the life of Abraham will reveal the surprisingly helpful answer.
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 19 views • 53:12
Typically, the sequel is never as good as the original. But, this sequel in particular, seeks to break the mold, helping all of who feel like God’s best has passed them by. Listen in to this exposition of Genesis 26 for more.
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 13 views • 47:47
In these days do you more see the light at the end of the tunnel or the tunnel at the end of the light? Our outlook is not an amoral issue as this text will clarify. So if you’re running low on hope, listen in to this exposition of the conclusion of Genesis to refuel.
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 13 views • 51:01
Though the shortest and most convenient path between two points may be a straight line, God’s plans for us rarely proceed in such an orderly fashion. So how are we supposed to cope when faced with such divinely intended detours? How can we progress along such inconvenient roads with joy? Listen in to this exposition of Genesis 46:1–47:12 to find out.
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 13 views • 1:01:47
Though many know God will work all things out for good in the end, we often struggle to translate this into our day-to-day. So for all who ever struggle with a nagging pessimism that just won’t go away, Genesis 24 will serve as a welcome remedy.
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 10 views • 1:00:08
Naturally, Christians praise God for his mercy, grace, and kindness; but, do we ever praise God for his punishment? Believe it or not, the Psalmist does. Listen in to how this oft-misunderstood attribute of God can fuel your worship in the days ahead.
Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 9 views • 1:06:20
Relationships—they can be bitter and sweet, a blessing or a burden. But, one relationship in particular is nothing but good. Listen in to find out what this is, how to get in on it, and why it matters.
Ordinances of Christ
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 7 views • 57:53
On a scale of 1–10, how would you rate your participation in the Lord’s Table? Would you even know how to rate it. Listen in to this exposition of 1 Corinthians 11:17–24 to find out the Lord intends for his people to participate in this vital ordinance.
Fellowship of the Gospel
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 6 views • 59:52
If the gospel advance were a sport and the local church a team, would you be more of a sub or a starter? Through the unexpected examples of Timothy and Epaphroditus, this exposition of Philippians 2:19–30 unpacks what it looks like to have impact in the game, to make a difference for the gospel.
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 6 views • 56:51
Believe it or not God’s plan to save the world involved the passing of a baton, an inter-generational hand-off of blessing from one family to another. But, for this exchange to take place, we must know exactly what it is that we are grasping and giving away. To confirm the details, listen in to this study of Genesis 48.
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 6 views • 54:08
What comes first the chicken or the egg, the confidence or the win, the presence of God or the performance of man? While this narrative doesn’t answer all those questions, it does grant insight into how God’s presence is enjoyed and leveraged for those who stand in need.
New Born King
Pastor Justin Harris • Faith Naples • Sermon • • 6 views • 50:21
The genesis of Jesus marked the dawning of a new era. The old Christmas hymn tells us that at the birth of Jesus “the hopes and fears of all the years” were satisfied. So listen in to the exposition of this small verse as it explains how the relief of such fears and the fulfillment of such hopes can be true for you.