David denHartog teaches from Matthew 14:22-36. There are those in history who have had great courage in the face of danger. Courage is also needed to live out the Christian life. Students need courage to resist peer pressure. How do we find courage? Where can we find courage? Additional Scripture references: 1 Peter 1:6-7; Hebrews […]
On Youth Sunday… Kevin Sale leads a panel of leaders who work with children and youth at Cleburne Bible Church discussing different aspects of “Discipling the Next Generation.” Panel: Crystal Sandefur, High School Jr/Sr Girls Small Group Leader. Rebecca West, Two year olds room Leader in Children’s Ministry. Warren Amyett, 8th Grade Boys Small Group […]
Dean Elliott explains that this part is an end of two different sections – The Sermon on the Mount, and then a field trip to see what Jesus was talking about in the sermon. In this text, Matthew 9:27-10:1, we will see the important qualifications that Jesus places on His people before He gives them power. […]
David denhartog teaches from Matthew 8:23-9:8. The subject that weaves itself through Matthew 8 is the power of the Lord Jesus Christ to work in you and through you to reach others. Jesus is preparing a group of men to go forth into the world as his apostles and disciples to preach the Gospel. God […]
Dean Elliott continues the Behold the King series, teaching through the book of Matthew. Dean explains the historical and contextual setting, and then shows us three ideas we need to understand from Matthew 4:12-25 about Jesus’ ministry. This section sets the stage for how you hear the Sermon on the Mount, in chapters 5-7.
David denHartog begins with a question: What do you think of when you hear “church?” The church exists to make disciples – to become disciples and to make disciples. In other words, to build up the church. In I Corinthians 14, Paul gives three factors that are necessary for building up the people within the […]
David denHartog exhorts us to keep our eye on the finish line if we are to succeed as a church. What is our goal as a church? What is our goal as individual believers? How do we measure success at CBC? Our goal comes from Matthew 28:19. Pastor David uses selected verses from the Gospel […]
Don Hunt teaches from Luke 24:1-12 with a challenge to look at where you find life. The Disciples went to look for Jesus at the tomb and were challenged, “Why do you look for the living among the dead?”
Dean Elliott teaches from Luke 18:35-19:10, explaining two stories and three things we can learn about faith – the faith that is required to follow Jesus. This is part of the section in Luke where Jesus is teaching the disciples about increasing their faith, a request of theirs from Luke 17:5.
Dean Elliott reviews and explains five motivations for fishing for men given by Jesus as He instructs the disciples. He also walks through Luke 16:14-31 and explains three characteristics that characterize the love of commitment. The Pharisees were dead in their love of people because of their love of money. Jesus explains the results of their dead […]