Elder John turns to 1 Peter and points out that suffering is apart of life, but he focuses this sermon on suffering for the name of Christ. By being Christians our light is manifest therefore our lifestyle condemns the world. Our purpose is to bear His image and glorify God. Elder John encourages us to give God the glory in suffering which strengthens the faith of others when they face troubles.
Brother John goes through John 17, and points out that Christ prayed not only for the apostles, but for us as well.
Elder Tommy speaks on walking by faith, contrasted with walking by sight.
Elder John speaks on what the scripture says about church governance, the role of elders, deacons, and the congregation.
Brother John describes the accuracy and completeness of the historical record presented in the Old Testament, and how that could relate to the dimensions of the tabernacle as a sign of Christ’s return.
Bro John expounds on Jude verse 4, which exhorts the church to be wary of false teachings in the church, and to become familiar and comfortable with the truth of God’s word.
Bro John talks about how we are to not burden ourselves with the cares of the world, but we are to cast our worries on Jesus, because he cares for us.