Sunday, July 16th 2017  |  Acts 10:24-11:1 The use of tongues in churches and as a “private prayer language” over the past century has become an explosive, and sometimes divisive issue, even schisming churches and causing entirely new denominations to form. But what are “tongues”, from a strictly Biblical perspective? Are they a kind of […]

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Sunday, July 9th 2017  |  1 Thessalonians 5:12-18 This tender and detailed exposition of Paul’s instruction to the church in Thessaloniki is worth hearing. What is the relationship of the congregation of the local church to its elders/pastors, and vice-versa. How should they respect and love the elders, and why? What accountability do elders have […]

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Suffering and the Christian

Wednesday Bible Study, June 21st 2017  |  1 Peter 4:12-19 This message discusses how the growing Christian think of suffering for the name of Christ. About Mike Fenton: Mike Fenton is pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, Ukiah.

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Sunday, February 12th 2017  |  John 14:15-26 Part 2 of the exposition of John 14 – the Upper Room Discourse. Here Jesus comforts, encourages and prepares his disciples for his departure by emphasizing the superior and enduring ministry of the Holy Spirit, who He will ask the Father to send to them. The Spirit promises […]

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Sunday, February 5th 2017  |  John 14:1-14 Jesus comforts his distraught disciples in view of his soon departure, with six specific encouragements, the 6 P’s: Promise of Provision in the Father’s house (v2), Pledge to Rapture them to a prepared Father’s house (v3), the Prospect of doing greater works (v12), the Promise of Prayer answered […]

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Introduction to a Betrayal

Sunday, January 29th 2017  |  John 13:12-30 In considering all that Jesus had taught and done, there were the two things (one is in this passage) that Judas Iscariot seems to have understood that the other disciples did not seem to fully grasp yet? It is what Judas did understand that, in part, drove him […]

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God’s Kindness & Design in Trials

Sunday, October 23rd 2016  |  James 1:1-4 Trials, painful and sometimes bitter. What does the Christian faith have to say and offer the believer? How do we cope? Are we to escape by any means we can? Trials are Providentially ordained by a sovereign and good God with kind intentions for us. They can grow […]

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