Kevin Bentley teaches from Colossians 3:1-4. To live “out of this world,” we must remember to whom we belong and why. We must set our minds on things above. Additional Scripture references: John 8:23; Romans 12:1-2; Psalm 34:8; Philippians 4:7; Philippians 2:5; Galatians 6:14; I Corinthians 6:17
David denHartog teaches from Colossians 2:6-23. When it comes to growth toward Christian maturity in the Christian life, there are many people who choose an alternate route to grow toward maturity that only reaches a dead end. In this passage, there are three alternative routes given. For many people, these alternative routes become the means […]
Dean Elliott teaches from Colossians 2:8-15. In this section of Colossians, we see a what is a threat to believers and the implications of falling susceptible to that threat. There is no substitute for the Jesus and what He has already accomplished. Additional Scripture references: John 1:14-17; Ephesians 1:3; 2 Peter 1:3; Romans 6; Philipppians […]
David denHartog teaches from Colossians 2:1-7. How do we continue to mature as Christians? How are we transformed in ever deeper ways? This passage in Colossians gives us a description of maturity, an admonition against that which derails maturity, and an exhortation toward maturity. Additional Scripture references: Philippians 3:12-14; Jeremiah 9:23-24; 2 Peter 1:3
Dean Elliott teaches from Colossians 1:21-29. There are two essential elements about preaching – its all about Jesus and its about you. There are also two problems brought to light, that are still problems today. The supremacy, the sufficiency, and the only solution to those problems is the finished work of Jesus Christ. Additional Scripture […]
Kevin Bentley teaches from Colossians 1:15-20. In this passage, we are given a clear picture of who Jesus is and a reminder that who Jesus is, is all for you; who is Christ in you.
On Missions Sunday, David denhartog teaches from Luke 16:1-13. We long for significance in our lives. We can have significance in this world, and in eternity, by participating in the commission that God has given to believers. We are seen as stewards of what God has given us. We can have fruit from our labors. […]
Dean Elliott teaches from Colossians 1:9-14. Paul prays first for the concepts that he would elaborate further in his letter. We see a primary prayer request, that would lead to them living their lives in a certain way, and then why a person should do that. It is easy to find a substitute for Jesus […]
Dwight Edwards teaches from John 15. The single greatest enemy to the best life is the good life. What is the best life? God wants to use our lives to reach those around us. What percentage of our lives is actually getting through to a broken world?
David denHartog teaches from Colossians 1:1-8. Being ‘saved’ in the Bible refers not only to first believing in Jesus, but also being saved from the power of sin as we live out the Christian life. Colossians helps us understand two points — what the Gospel provides, and what it produces in us. Additional Scripture references: […]
David denHartog begins a new series, “Christ, Our Life,” studying the book of Colossians. This message gives an overview of Colossians and helps us understand that there are two essential elements to becoming a mature believer in Jesus Christ.
Kevin Bentley teaches from Mark 2:1-12 about how those in community can help each other through life. Also sharing about the power of transformation through authentic groups were others in the church– Brad, Allison, and Benay. We grow through mutual encouragement, mutual support, and mutual challenge. Additional Scripture references: Genesis 2:18; Hebrews 10:24; Ecclesiastes 4:9-12
Dean Elliott teaches from Psalm 107:1-3, 10-22, 33-43. The mission of Cleburne Bible Church is to reach people wherever they are in their spiritual journey and nurture them toward a maturing relationship with Jesus Christ. What do those people look like? Who are we after? What do they see from where they sit? Additional Scripture […]
David denHartog teaches from 2 Peter 3:14-18. This passage shows us there are four things you need to make sure you have in your ‘bag’ when you meet Jesus. You have to pack your bags when you have the chance because Jesus is going to come quickly, and like a train coming into the station […]
Dean Elliott teaches from 2 Peter 3:10-13. Living contrary to being controlled by instincts can only be done by keeping our eyes on the return of Jesus and taking into account what will happen after His return. This passage in Second Peter explains what will happen with the coming of the Lord, which brings about […]
Kevin Bentley teaches from 2 Peter 3:1-9, continuing the “Get Your Hope Up” series. Is Jesus really going to return? Will there really be a judgement? In this section of scripture, we see three arguments of false teachers to deny the return of Jesus. However, we also see Peter reminding believers of the truth and […]
Dean Elliott teaches the fourth sermon in the “Get Your Hopes Up” series. Are you in control of your appetites or do they control you? Do they effect your big decisions? Do they govern small, daily decisions? If you can answer this question, then you can understand your vulnerability to false teachers. In 2 Peter […]
David denHartog teaches from 2 Peter 2:1-10a. Around every bend in the road there is danger. Satan prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. One danger in life is false teaching. The propaganda is all around us from without, but also within Christianity we find false teaching. In our world of […]
Dean Elliott teaches from 2 Peter 1:12-21, continuing the Get Your Hopes Up series. This section of Second Peter helps us to remember WHAT to keep our focus on, WHY we must remind ourselves, and HOW we do this. As Christians, we have a lot to look forward to – with Jesus as our Savior. […]
Kevin Bentley teaches from 2 Peter 1:1-11; the first in the “Get Your Hopes Up” series. We want you to get your hopes up, as opposed to “don’t get your hopes up.” Second Peter is about living life today in the light of prophetic truth. We often have to reassess things in our life – […]
David denHartog teaches from 1 Peter 1:3-13. In a culture where the ethics of the Bible are being challenged, how do we stand strong in truth when we may have to suffer for it?
Kevin Bentley teaches from Isaiah 6 on free speech. One definition of free speech is the right to express information, ideas or opinions, free of government restriction based on content, and subject only to reasonable limitations, especially as guaranteed by the 1st and 114th amendments. The 1st amendment says that Congress shall make no law […]