Lectures
  • Psalms Perspective (11/28/2018) - Selected Psalms of David   Lecture Aim: We go from trouble to triumph through trust   1. The Troubled Man (Ps 139, 7, 10) Principle 1: Distress calls for prayers of praise 2. The Triumphant Man (Ps 19) Principle 2: The triumphant man treasures God’s Word 3. The God-Man (Ps 2, 110) Principle 2: The
  • 1 Sam 16-17 Perspective (11/21/2018) - Samuel anoints David as king who then slaughters Goliath   Lecture Aim: The God-pleasing man trusts Him over his own eyes   1. David Anointed (1 Sam 16) Principle 1: God esteems a man by his faith & attitude 2. Goliath Slaughtered (1 Sam 17) Principle 2: The God-pleasing man lives for God’s glory –
  • 1 Sam 9-15 Perspective (11/14/2018) - The rise, rule, sins, and God’s rejection of Saul   Lecture Aim: Obedience to God reveals a man’s true character   1. Annointing (1 Sam 9-10) Principle 1: God’s work of sanctification begins the moment a man puts his faith in Christ 2. Confirmation (1 Sam 11-12) Principle 2: The way sanctification look varies from
  • 1 Sam 4-8 Perspective (11/7/2018) - Israel’s sinful use of the ark and demand for a king   Lecture Aim: Salvation requires true repentance   1. Epic Fail (1 Sam 4) Principle 1: God will let you epic-fail rather than let you think you own Him 2. Dagon vs. Yahweh (1 Sam 5) Principle 2: Our idols will ultimately fail us
  • 1 Sam 1-3 Perspective (11/2/2018) - The providential origin & call of Samuel   Lecture Aim: God reveals Himself to the humble   1. God Knows (1 Sam 1-2:11) Principle 1: God has a purpose in our pain 2. God Warns (1 Sam 2:12-36) Principle 2: God damns the proud 3. God Calls (1 Sam 3) Principle 3: God reveals Himself
  • Ruth Perspective (10/25/2018) - A bright spot in the morally dark period of the Judges   Lecture Aim: God’s purpose for all His people in all circumstances is redemption   1. Ruth’s Decision (Ruth 1) Principle 1: Redemption sets people free from their past 2. Ruth’s Obedience (Ruth 2-3) Principle 2: The redeemed enjoy a new and special identity
  • Joshua 22-24 Perspective (10/19/2018) - Joshua finishes his life faithful to Yahweh   Lecture Aim: Only one God saves & satisfies   1. Disaster Averted (Josh 22) Principle 1: Idolatry creates disunity 2. Disaster Predicted (Josh 23-24) Principle 2: Idolatry invites disaster Principle 3: Idolatry fades by remembering the Gospel    
  • Joshua 13-21 Perspective (10/10/2018) - The tribes of Israel receive their inheritance & Cities of Refuge   Lecture Aim: Christ is the only inheritance & refuge that matter   1. Inheritance (Josh 13-19) Principle 1: Jesus is the only meaningful inheritance 2. Refuge (Josh 20-21) Principle 2: Jesus is the only refuge that’ll save    
  • Joshua 10-12 Perspective (10/10/2018) - God works miracles to ensure the Israelite army’s victory   Lecture Aim: God gives the victory for battles He has us fight   1. Victory South (Josh 10) Principle 1: God is free to do the impossible whenever He chooses 2. Victory North (Josh 11-12) Principle 2: Victory comes by completely obeying the Word of
  • Joshua 6-9 Perspective (10/10/2018) - The Israelites suffer a setback following a spectacular victory   Lecture Aim: The Christian’s greatest enemy is within himself   1. Victory (Josh 5:13 – 6) Principle 1: God doesn’t Fight battles as we would 2. Sin & Consequences (Josh 7 – 9) Principle 2: Confession glorifies God    
  • Josh 1-5 Perspective (10/10/2018) - God confirms Joshua & parts the Jordan river   Lecture Aim: The sovereignty of God creates courage & guarantees victory   1. God’s Promises Empower (Josh 1) Principle 1: Success comes by knowing & doing God’s Word 2. God’s Grace Saves (Josh 3-5:12) Principle 2: Sovereign grace makes the impossible possible    
  • PPL Overview (10/10/2018) - Why study the Old Testament?   Lecture Aim: ALL of the Bible is reliable & relevant   1. God’s Word Principle 1: The Bible is God’s chosen means to speak to us 2. God’s Heart Principle 2: God’s Word is the believing man’s source of joy 3. Today’s World Principle 3: The God of the
  • Romans 16 Expo + Q&A (5/3/2018) - Paul winds up this epic letter with kudos, warnings, and glory!   Lecture Aim: God commends lives lived for His glory!   1. Be risk-taking (1-16) Principle 1: Seek God’s commendation by taking risks for Jesus 2. Be discerning (17-24) Principle 2: Reject false teaching by comparing EVERYTHING to Scripture 3. Be glorifying (25-27) Principle
  • Romans 15:14-33 Expo + Q&A (4/27/2018) - Josh finished up Romans chapter 15 for us!   Lecture Aim: God works through His people   1. Passion (14-21) Principle 1: God choses specific works for each of His children 2. Plans (22-33) Principle 2: God’s work is both challenging and satisfying    
  • Romans 15:1-13 Expo + Q&A (4/19/2018) - Paul commends Christ’s example to please and receive others   Lecture Aim: Jesus welcomed serving others – so must we   1. Serve In the Word (1-6) Principle 1: Selfless living unites believers 2. Welcome as Worship (7-13) Principle 2: God is glorified as diverse people unite in the Gospel    
  • Romans 14 Expo + Q&A (4/15/2018) - Paul teaches us how to love with disputable matters   Lecture Aim: God expects us to disagree lovingly on disputables   1. Quarrel Not (1-12) Principle 1: Dissing a believer dishonors God 2. Stumble Not (13-23) Principle 2: Love values others more than our liberty    
  • Romans 13:8-14 Expo + Q&A (4/4/2018) - Paul declares how love fulfills the law   Lecture Aim: We owe God to be Christlike   1. Debt to Love (8-10) Principle 1: The Gospel obligates us to love others like Jesus 2. Duty to Act (11-14) Principle 2: The Gospel obligates us to act like Jesus    
  • Romans 13:1-7 Expo + Q&A (3/22/2018) - Paul reveals our duty to honor God’s established authorities   Lecture Aim: The Christian’s duty is to honor human authority   1. Authorities Established (1-2) Principle 1: God establishes EVERY authority 2. Punishment Authorized (2-4) Principle 2: God restrains sinful man with human authorities 3. Honor Expected (5-7) Principle 3: Submission to human authority honors
  • Romans 12 9-21 Expo + Q&A (3/16/2018) - Paul expands on God’s expectation to use His gifts   Lecture Aim: The Christian’s duty is to love unhypocritically   1. Sincere Love (9-11) Principle 1: Love honors truth while serving others 2. Faithful Love (12-16) Principle 2: Love fights pride while enduring hardships 3. Christlike Love (17-21) Principle 3: Love trusts God to deal
  • Romans 12:3-8 Expo + Q&A (3/7/2018) - Paul expands on God’s expectation to use His gifts   Lecture Aim: God expects glory by service   1. Self Esteem (12:3) Principle 1: Glorifying God necessitates humility 2. One Body (12:4-5) Principle 2: Glorifying God requires teamwork 3. Different Gifts (12:6-8) Principle 3: Glorifying God continues by utilizing YOUR gift    
  • Bible Study Tonight is CANCELLED! (3/5/2018) - Due to dire warnings of Snowmageddon and the fact that every school and other BSF classes in the area have all canceled tonight, we will do the same thing. So the Roger’s Men’s class is canceled for Monday March 5, 2018. HOWEVER…. I’m encouraging your Group Leaders to still lead discussion through slack. If you
  • Romans 12:1-2 Expo + Q&A (2/28/2018) - Paul brings God’s expectation of those now saved by grace   Lecture Aim: God’s mercy changes everything   1. Real Worship (12:1) Principle 1: Real worship causes real living 2. Real Change (12:2) Principle 2: Knowing God’s will requires knowing His worth
  • Romans 11:33-36 Expo + Q&A (2/22/2018) - Paul bursts forth into praise at the sovereignty & wisdom of God   Lecture Aim: When you consider who God is and understand what He has done, the only fitting response is a doxology!   1. God’s Wisdom (11:33) Principle 1: God can never be fully known, yet he is knowable through the Bible 2.
  • Romans 11:1-32 Expo + Q&A (2/13/2018) - Israel’s rejection of God’s Word is nothing new   Lecture Aim: Salvation in Christ is irrevocable   1. The Religious Damned (11:1-10) Principle 1: Apostates were never saved 2. The Unreligious Saved (11:11-24) Principle 2: Jewish rejection of Jesus is by design but not forever
  • Romans 10:14-21 Expo + Q&A (2/7/2018) - Israel’s rejection of God’s Word is nothing new   Lecture Aim: God always uses the Gospel to create faith in Christ   1. Beautiful Feet (10:14-15) Principle 1: Gospel-free preaching saves nobody 2. Stubborn Hearts (10:16-21) Principle 2: Preaching God’s word is necessary but not sufficient
  • Romans 9:30 – 10:13 Expo + Q&A (1/30/2018) - Paul addresses Israel’s unbelief & attributes of the elect   Lecture Aim: You can know with certainty you’re among God’s elect   1. Wrong Righteousness (9:30-33) Principle 1: The elect abandon self-righteousness 2. Wrong Zeal (10:1-7) Principle 2: The elect come to see their ONLY hope is Christ 3. Right Gospel (10:8-13) Principle 3: The
  • Romans 9:1-29 Expo + Q&A (1/23/2018) - Paul champions the freedom of God to save His elect   Lecture Aim: God is sovereign over EVERYTHING including our salvation   1. Anguish for Israel (9:1-6) Principle 1: God hasn’t failed when spiritually advantaged people reject Jesus 2. Sovereign Grace (9:7-18) Principle 2: Salvation is all of God, from start to finish 3. Election’s
  • Romans 8:28-39 Expo + Q&A (1/16/2018) - Paul reveals the staggering sovereign grace of God to save His elect   Lecture Aim: Absolutely nothing will stop God from saving His people   1. God’s Sovereign Choice (28-30) Principle 1: You are never more saved than you are right now 2. Our Foreordained Victory (31-37) Principle 2: Jesus won’t allow anything to crush
  • Romans 8:18-27 Expo + Q&A (1/16/2018) - Paul teaches on the resurrection, creation’s redemption & Spirit’s intercession Lecture Aim: God has a purpose in all suffering   1. Creation Groans (18-22) Principle 1: Creation’s suffering is a merciful warning of God 2. Believers Groan (23-25) Principle 2: Suffering reminds believers we’re not home yet 3. Spirit Groans (26-27) Principle 3: Suffering enables
  • Romans 8:1-17 Expo + Q&A (12/13/2017) - Paul gives us the glorious truth & expectations of being saved by God Lecture Aim: The born again man has a new mind bent on killing sin   1. Condemnation Gone (1-8) Principle 1: Born again? Jesus drank your hell & is renewing your mind 2. Eternal Death Gone (9-11) Principle 2: Believers live in
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