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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

1 Corinthians: Real Church, Part 2

Divisions

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Corinthians 1:10-17

When we want what we want more than what God wants, divisions occur. The way to heal divisions is by believers coming under the power of God displayed at the cross by a crucified Messiah.

Rooted, Part 32

Of Good Works, Part B

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 31

Of Good Works, Part A

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

The Gospel on the Move

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Acts 18:1-17

The gospel is on the move. The gospel is always moving forward.

Paul at Athens

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Acts 17:16-21

Maybe the smart people aren’t so smart after all. Knowledge is one thing. Wisdom is another.

Rooted, Part 30

Of Repentance

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 28

Of Saving Faith

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 28

Of Sanctification

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 27

Of Adoption

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 26

Of Justification, Part B

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 25

Of Justification, Part A

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 25

Of Effectual Calling

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Proverbs: Living Wisely, Part 3

The Sluggard

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Proverbs 6:6-11

The sluggard is someone who does what he wants to do instead of what he ought to do.

Rooted, Part 23

Of Free Will

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 22

Of Christ the Mediator, Part B

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 21

Of Christ the Mediator, Part A

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Proverbs: Living Wisely, Part 1

The Fear of the Lord

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Strange as it may seem, the heart that both fears and loves God is not divided but united in a singular way. The fear of God and the love of God are emotions rooted in trust. Faith in his warnings, causing us to fear. Faith in his promises causing us to love.

His Passion, Our Power, Part 13

The Marks of the Apostolic Church

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Acts 2:42-47

Church life marked by the apostles’ teaching, fellowship, the breaking of bread, and prayer will result in a compelling witness to a world in search of hope.

His Passion, Our Power, Part 12

What Does This Mean?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

On Pentecost, Peter explained the coming of the Holy Spirit to the bewildered crowd. He preached that this Jesus—attested by God, crucified, raised, and exalted—is indeed both Lord and Christ.

His Passion, Our Power, Part 10

Preparation for Pentecost

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Acts 1:12-26

Jesus had ascended, but the Spirit had not yet descended. In the meantime the disciples learned the importance of obedience, waiting patiently, prayer, fellowship, and leadership.

Rooted, Part 14

Of Creation, Part B

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 13

Of Creation, Part A

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 12

Of God’s Eternal Decree, Part C

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 11

Of God’s Eternal Decree, Part B

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

His Passion, Our Power, Part 6

Meeting a Stranger

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Luke 24:13-35

Jesus comes to each of us as a stranger, at first anyway. But when we believe what the Scriptures say about him, we see him in truth.

Rooted, Part 10

Of God’s Eternal Decree, Part A

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

His Passion, Our Power, Part 4

The Burial of Jesus

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Luke 23:44-56

The burial of Jesus was an emphatic confirmation that Jesus was dead. Yet, after one dark Saturday, he would rise again.

His Passion, Our Power, Part 2

The Passion of the Christ

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Luke 23:26-33

At a certain time and in a certain place, a space-time event occurred. A certain man, a God-man was crucified and died. Significant? World-changing? Nothing else comes even close. Nothing is more important than this.

Rooted, Part 6

Of the Holy Scripture, Part D

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 5

Of the Holy Scripture, Part C

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 4

Of the Holy Scripture, Part B

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Rooted, Part 3

Of the Holy Scripture, Part A

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Habits of Grace, Part 6

Worship

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Ephesians 5:15-21

In the midst of evil days, the most appropriate thing and the most radical thing we can do is worship God.

Habits of Grace, Part 3

Fellowship

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Hebrews 3:1-14

Fellowship is more than encouragement, friendship, and belonging. Fellowship is an antidote to apostasy.

The Cost of Discipleship

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Luke 9:23-27

Jesus must have first place if you want to follow Him.

Light in the Darkness, Part 4

Rejoice, the LORD is King!

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Psalm 98

God’s people must live with faith that God is indeed King, even in the midst of circumstances that seem to deny it.

Daniel: Our God Reigns, Part 12

The End

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Daniel 11-12

The end of Daniel is about the end of time, about the antichrist, the great tribulation, the book of life, and the resurrection of the dead.

Daniel: Our God Reigns, Part 11

Hope in the Great Battle

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Daniel 10:1-11:1

Christians can always be happy in hope despite hardship, temptation, and discouragement. That’s because they have a glorious inheritance reserved for them in heaven and they are being safeguarded now by the power of God.

Faith & Politics, Part 5

Faith & Politics Forum, Part 5

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Daniel: Our God Reigns, Part 8

The Ram, the Goat, and the Little Big Horn

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Daniel 8

Daniel had a dream that rattled him for days. It dealt with tumult in world empires and cosmic spiritual battles. Even so, one thing was constant: God had established his throne in the heavens and his kingdom ruled over all.

Faith & Politics Forum

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Daniel: Our God Reigns, Part 6

Daniel and the Lion’s Den

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Daniel 6

God is king, and his kingdom rules over all.

Daniel: Our God Reigns, Part 5

The Handwriting on the Wall

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Daniel 5

The handwriting is on the wall. Judgment is coming. Which kingdom are you a citizen of?

Daniel: Our God Reigns, Part 2

Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Daniel 2:1-49

There is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries.


Application Questions:

1. Consider Daniel’s prayer of thanksgiving (Daniel 2:20-23). What does it reveal about God and how can this help us develop greater trust in Him?

2. How can I demonstrate faithfulness to God in “little things?”

Worship and the Word, Part 20

Worship and The Word

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Worship and the Word, Part 19

Worship and the Word

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Ecclesiastes: Life Lessons, Part 9

The End of the Matter

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Ecclesiastes 11:7-12:14

Final words from the Preacher of Ecclesiastes: Rejoice and remember your Creator. Fear God and keep his commandments.

Worship and the Word, Part 18

Worship and The Word

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Worship and the Word, Part 17

Worship and the Word

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Worship and the Word, Part 16

Worship and the Word

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

1 Peter: Living Hope, Part 10

Shepherd the Flock of God

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Peter 5

An elder’s chief work is to shepherd the flock of God in his care.

1 Peter: Living Hope, Part 7

How to Love Life and See Good Days

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Peter 3:8-22

Even in the midst of opposition, we can love life and see good days by practicing Christian virtues, trusting Christ when suffering for righteousness’ sake, and especially trusting the Christ who suffered to bring us to God.

1 Peter: Living Hope, Part 4

The Life That Lasts

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Peter 1:22-2:10

Christians have the new life that lasts, through the imperishable word of the gospel. We have a life that must be characterized by love, that will be demonstrated by a hunger for more of God and that will find expression in a community of love and worship. All for God’s glory.

1 Peter: Living Hope, Part 2

Sustaining Faith

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Peter 1:1-12

Christians are elect exiles with sustaining faith that is tested and connected to the past.

Romans 8: Life in the Spirit, Part 5

The Glory of Assurance

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 8:31-39

The big question at the bottom of the heart of all Christians is this: Are we going to be all right?

Romans 8: Life in the Spirit, Part 3

Future Glory

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 8:18-25

Patient hope in the gospel of Jesus Christ will enable us to handle present suffering in the light of future glory.

Malachi: Redeeming Love, Part 5

Redeeming Money

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Malachi 3:6-12

God is evaluating our giving. Are we showing that we trust him?

Malachi: Redeeming Love, Part 2

Redeeming Worship

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Malachi 1:6-2:9

Because of the greatness of the Lord and the honor of his name, the hearts of his worshipers are of the utmost importance.

Christ Has Come, Part 2

Adoption: Sons and Daughters of God

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Galatians 4:4-7

Adoption is the act by which God makes us members of his family and he becomes our Father.

1 Timothy: A Family on a Mission, Part 12

True and False Godliness

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Timothy 6:1-10

True godliness is believing in God and living a life marked by contentment.

Essential Theology, Part 11

The Doctrine of Providence

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

1 Timothy: A Family on a Mission, Part 10

Caring for the Family of God

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Timothy 5:3-16

It is a distinct mark of the Church that she care for the poor and needy, especially widows.

Essential Theology, Part 10

The Doctrine of Creation

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

1 Timothy: A Family on a Mission, Part 8

Persisting in Godliness

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Timothy 4:1-10

How can I stay faithful to the Lord to the very end?

Essential Theology, Part 5

The Doctrine of God

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

1 Timothy: A Family on a Mission, Part 5

Modesty and Self-Control

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Timothy 2:8-15

The church is to be a family characterized by modesty and self-control because its conduct affects its mission.

Our Values, Part 5

Scripture: The Bible in Your Hands

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Scripture is of the utmost value because it is God speaking to us for our good.

Our Values, Part 4

Servanthood

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

In spite of the jarring nature of the phrase to our modern ears, “slave of Christ” is biblical and it gets at something essential in our relationship with God. If we grapple with what this phrase means, our relationship with God will be strengthened and our servanthood will be effective.

Last Words, Part 9

The Farewell Prayer of Jesus

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 17:1-19

Just hours before his death, Jesus prays. He prays that his father would glorify him as well as keep and sanctify his disciples.

Last Words, Part 6

Jesus Prepares Us for the Mission

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 16:1-15

The Holy Spirit will come to convict the world, guide his disciples, and glorify Jesus.

Last Words, Part 3

The Promise of God’s Presence

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

As Jesus is about to leave the disciples for the cross, he comforts them by reminding them of the necessity of obedience, the reality of the Holy Spirit, and the blessing of relationship.

Last Words, Part 2

Believing is Seeing

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 14:7-14

The most practical thing in a time of testing is believing what Jesus teaches about the One God, who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Because that is what will provide stability for your troubled souls. It will provide fuel for you service. It will truly thrill you, because this is who God is.

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 26

Do You Love Jesus?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 21:15-25

After Jesus' resurrection, Peter's denials hung over him like a cloud. Jesus asked a series of painful questions that led to Peter's restoration and commissioning to a life of ministry.

The Kind of Death He Died

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 18:28-32

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 22

On the Night When He Was Betrayed

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

During the last night with His disciples, Jesus performs a shocking act of service in washing their feet. What is the significance of Jesus washing the disciples' feet, and are we willing to follow in his footsteps?

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 21

Belief and Unbelief

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 12:36-50

Why is it that some people believe and others do not?

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 18

I Am the Resurrection and the Life

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 11

Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead so that we might glorify God, believing Jesus is the resurrection and the life.

Reformation Church History, Part 1

Review of the Late Middle Ages

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Due to a technical error, there is no audio recording of this class. Please download the outline, and accept our apologies for the inconvenience. Thank you.

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 17

Are You a Part of Jesus’ Flock?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 10

Are you one of Jesus' sheep? Nothing could be more important.

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 16

One Thing I Know

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 9

We need Jesus, the Light of the World at the beginning, in the middle and at the end. We need Jesus, the Light of the World, right now. At this very moment. At every moment.

Why We Serve

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

You will not serve someone you do not love and you cannot love someone you do not know. So, make it your aim to know God. The more you know him, the more you will love him. And the more you love him the more you will want to serve him.

Songs for a Savior, Part 4

The Song of Simeon

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Luke 2:21-35

Simeon, his song and his prophecy, leave us marveling, wondering at Jesus. What child is this?

Songs for a Savior, Part 3

The Song of the Angels

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Luke 2:1-21

The angels know what's unfolding when Jesus' entered the earth, for they are singing it out! But the humans are just beginning to comprehend.

The Book of Ruth, Part 4

The Great Kinsman Redeemer

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Ruth 4

For the conclusion of our series in Ruth we take a look into how Boaz redeems Ruth to continue the family name, and how this ultimately points to Christ as our kinsman redeemer.

The Book of Ruth, Part 3

Seeking Rest for Ruth

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Ruth 3:1-18

Is your heart at rest? Is it well with your soul? We can learn how to find rest for our own lives in Ruth's story. Ruth needs to find a redeemer to find rest. By finding Boaz, she gets closer to finding the ultimate rest she needs in Jesus.

Knowing God, Part 8

The Doctrine of Christ

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

The doctrine is usually discussed in terms of both the person and the work of Jesus Christ.

Introducing God, Part 8

The Never Ending Ending

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

What does the bible say about our eternal future? And how does that affect how we live today?

Knowing God, Part 7

The Trinity

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

God eternally exists as three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. And each person is fully God, and there is one God.

Introducing God, Part 7

How Shall We Then Live?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 2 Peter 3:1-10

We were meant to live life in light of what God has done and what he will do.

Knowing God, Part 6

Toward a Theology of Suffering (Part 2)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Robin helps examine the apparently underserved suffering of Job and faithful believers.

Knowing God, Part 5

Toward a Theology of Suffering (Part 1)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Robin addresses preventative medicine, the problem of evil, the justification of God, and the question of why a good God allows evil to exist.

Knowing God, Part 4

The Attributes of God (Part 3)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Robin teaches on God's justice/righteousness, jealousy and wrath.

Introducing God, Part 4

The Promised One

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

God has appointed Jesus as king. How does he exercise authority and how does he fix the problems of this world?

Knowing God, Part 3

The Attributes of God (Part 2)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Robin teaches on God's holiness, goodness, love and glory.

Introducing God, Part 3

What is God Doing About It?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

We have a serious problem. It's us. God doesn't leave us to try to fix ourselves — he gives us Jesus.

Knowing God, Part 2

The Attributes of God (Part 1)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Robin teaches on God's attributes of knowledge/omniscience, will, power, holiness, and goodness.

Knowing God, Part 1

Prolegomena

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Can we really know God in any meaningful way?

Spurgeon Room Studies: This Great Salvation, Part 6

Sanctification

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Sanctification is the work of God's free grace whereby we are renewed in the whole man after the image of God, and we are enabled more and more to die unto sin and live unto righteousness.

Spurgeon Room Studies: This Great Salvation, Part 5

Justification

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Justification is an act of God's free grace, by which he pardons all our sins, and accepts us as righteous in his sight, only because of the righteousness of Christ imputed to us, and received by faith alone.

Spurgeon Room Studies: This Great Salvation, Part 4

Conversion (Faith and Repentance)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Conversion is our willing response to the gospel call, in which we sincerely repent of our sins and place our trust (faith) in Jesus Christ only for our salvation.

Looking to Jesus

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Hebrews 12:1-17

God is real and God is a rewarder. He promises a great salvation.

Spurgeon Room Studies: This Great Salvation, Part 3

Calling and Regeneration

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Calling and Regeneration

Spurgeon Room Studies: This Great Salvation, Part 2

Union with Christ and Election

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Union with Christ and Election

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 14

Living Water

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 7:12-13

Jesus proclaimed is an invitation to receive from him rivers of living water which will strengthen and encourage us for the work before us.

Spurgeon Room Studies: This Great Salvation, Part 1

Introduction

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Introduction

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 12

I Am the Bread of Life

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 6:22-71

Jesus is what you need for time and eternity. Believe in him.

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 10

Eternal Life, Eternal Judgment

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 5:18-47

How do I gain eternal life? How do I avoid eternal judgment? These ought to be the two most important questions in the mind of every living person.

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 7

Serving the Surpassing Savior

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 3:22-36

Jesus is the Surpassing Savior and it's all about Him. He must increase, I must decrease.

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 6

You Must Be Born Again

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 2:23-3:21

You cannot save yourself. But you can find eternal life by lifting up your eyes to Christ lifted up on the cross.

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 3

Ordinary People Meet the Extraordinary Jesus

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 1:35-51

In a rather ordinary way, ordinary people meet and follow Jesus and are so impressed by him that they tell others about him, who in turn become followers and then tell others.

The Gospel of John: So That You May Believe, Part 1

The Word

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 1:1-18

John begins his gospel by introducing his readers to the Word, the witness, the problem, and the solution.

Forty: Forward Together, Part 10

The Holy Spirit: God’s Empowering Presence

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 14:15-21

The Holy Spirit, who raised Christ from the dead, comes to live inside Christ-followers forever!

Revelation for Relationship

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Psalms 19

God reveals his glory through the universe and through the Bible, and we are called to respond to him as our Redeemer.

Marking the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Galatians 2:16

Martin Luther helped the church rediscover the good news that we are justified by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone.

The Gospel of Mark, Part 8

Gospel Facts and Faithful Followers

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Mark 15:33

Jesus' resurrection changes everything. In the final message of our series in the book of Mark, Robin Boisvert looks at the reactions of the first disciples and what our response can be today.

Foundations of Faith, Part 7

The Doctrine of Predestination

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

In this class, Robin Boisvert teaches on the doctrine of predestination.

The Gospel of Mark, Part 5

The Servant Who Gave His Life

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Mark 10:17-45

The familiar story of the rich, young ruler and the status-seeking request of disciples James and John give Jesus the opportunity to teach us vital lessons: how to enter the Kingdom of God and what Jesus expects of those who follow him.

The Gospel of Mark, Part 3

Who is Jesus?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Mark 3:7-35

In four different scenes, four groups have four different responses to the question, "Who is Jesus?" The way we answer this question will determine our eternal destiny.

Foundations of Faith, Part 5

The Doctrine of Christ

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

In this class, Robin Boisvert covers the Doctrine of Christ.

Foundations of Faith, Part 3

The Doctrine of the Trinity - Part 2

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

This third lecture finishes up the doctrine of the Trinity, its history and theology.

Foundations of Faith, Part 2

The Doctrine of the Trinity - Part 1

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

This lecture closes out our discussion on the attributes of God and begins a discussion of the Trinity.

Foundations of Faith, Part 1

The Doctrine of God: Existence and Attributes

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

In this first class we ask the questions, "How can we know God and what is He like?"

Church History, Part 7

Bible Study: Church History (Section 2)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Lecture 7--The final lecture in Section 2 deals with Church and State, the Schism of 1054 (Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy split) and the Crusades.

Church History, Part 6

Bible Study: Church History (Section 2)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Lecture 6--In this lecture we look at further religious and political developments in the middle period of church history and note the rise and spread of Islam.

Church History, Part 5

Bible Study: Church History (Section 2)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Lecture 5--In this session we trace the development of the Roman Catholic Church and the rise of papal power.

Church History, Part 4

Bible Study: Church History (Section 2)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Lecture 4--More Augustine, discussing Pelagianism and continuing into the fall of the Roman Empire.

Wisdom from Above

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Psalms 111:10-112:10

Wisdom is seeing the world as God sees it and acting accordingly.

Church History, Part 3

Bible Study: Church History (Section 2)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Lecture 3--We continue with Augustine including, the Donatist Schism.

Church History, Part 2

Bible Study: Church History (Section 2)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Lecture 2--An introduction to Augustine, especially his best known work, Confessions.

Church History, Part 1

Bible Study: Church History (Section 2)

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Lecture 1--In this talk, we transition into the post-Nicene period discussing the change brought about by the emperor Constantine. We also discuss the controversies surrounding the development the doctrine of Christ--Nestorianism, Monophysitism and the solution at Chalcedon.

Bonafide: A Series in the Book of James, Part 1

Steadfast Under Trials

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: James 1

Trusting God in times of trial is the way forward and the way through.

Romans: The Most Important Letter Ever Written, Part 12

Romans 16

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 16:1-16

God can use greeting to change lives, by making a difference in an individual and in a church.

Romans: The Most Important Letter Ever Written, Part 9

Does God Keep His Promises?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 9-11

Does God keep his promises? Can we count on him? Paul is unequivocal. Yes, he does. He cannot otherwise since He is a faithful, covenant keeping God.

Ancient Church History Class

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Ancient Church History Class

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Ancient Church History Class

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Romans: The Most Important Letter Ever Written, Part 5

Freed from Sin

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 6:1-14

Through union with Christ we've been freed from enslavement to sin so that we might serve God.

Ancient Church History Class

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Romans: The Most Important Letter Ever Written, Part 4

The Blessings of Justification

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 5:1-11

Justification is the great and magnanimous doctrine that God the Judge has declared the believer to be righteous before him on the basis of Christ's work on the cross and through the believer's faith.

Ancient Church History Class

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Romans: The Most Important Letter Ever Written, Part 3

The Righteousness of God

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 3:19-25

Righteousness is not man's gift to God, it is God's gift to man.

Who's In Charge?, Part 2

Who’s In Charge?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Acts 4:23-31

God is in charge even when it doesn't look like it.

Isaiah: Behold the Conquering Servant King, Part 5

Comfort in an Uncomfortable World

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Isaiah 40

God comforts us when we agree with His glorious goal, recognize that only His Word is permanent and when we behold Him.

Isaiah: Behold the Conquering Servant King, Part 3

In Whom Do You Trust?

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Isaiah 8:11-9:7

Just as Isaiah and the faithful remnant trusted the Lord in difficult political times, so we are called to do also.

Restless, Part 1

Peace

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Psalms 23

The LORD provides peace for me and protects me personally on my pathway all the days of my life.

I Am, Part 7

I Am the True Vine

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 15:1-11

We bear fruit for God's glory by abiding in Christ.

I Am, Part 5

I Am the Good Shepherd

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 10:1-18

Jesus is the good shepherd who lays down his life for the sheep.

I Am, Part 3

I Am the Bread of Life

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 6:22-59

Jesus is the divine Son of the Father, the true bread who came down from heaven and died to give eternal life to everyone who will truly believe in Him.

Men’s Gathering

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Robin talks to the men about the importance of marriage.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 14

Blessed Reassurance - The Covenant Is Renewed

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 33-34

In spite of their failure, God renews the covenant and reassures His people. God's gracious covenant love is stronger than our sin.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 10

The Ten Commandments

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 20:1-20

Are the ten commandments important to Christians today? Yes, they reveal the nature of God as well as his will for us.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 9

Awesome in Holiness

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 19:3-25

Because God is awesome in His holiness, we need a mediator in order to be reconciled with Him.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 8

You Yourselves Have Seen

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 19:1-6

God graciously invites us to keep His covenant so that He might delight in us and that we might bring Him glory.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 7

Departure, Deliverance, and the Glory of God

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 12:37-14:31

Salvation is of the LORD, totally, entirely, and all for his glory.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 4

Trust and Obey in the Day of Trouble

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 5:22-6:13

Even when things look bad, God calls his people to trust and obey him because he is faithful to fulfill his promises.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 3

The Call and Commission of Moses

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 3:1-4:17

Moses says, "I am not." God says, "I AM."

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 1

Even When Life Is Hard

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 1

We can trust God to fulfill his promises and to deliver his people even when life is hard.

Together in Christ, Part 5

A Community Marked by God’s Spirit

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11

The Holy Spirit empowers us to declare that Jesus is Lord and gives us gifts for our common good.

How Should We Think About Leaders?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Corinthians 4:1-2

Leaders in the church are called to be servants of Christ and trustworthy stewards of the gospel.

Colossians: Christ is All, Part 12

Ordinary People

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 4:7-18

Because Christ is supreme, we can entrust our ordinary lives to him, and our ordinary tasks can have extraordinary meaning.

The Importance of Sound Doctrine

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 22:34-40

As your knowledge of God grows, so will your love for him.

Colossians: Christ is All, Part 10

Honoring the Lord in All Our Relationships

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 3:18-4:1

Trusting and obeying the Lord in our everyday relationships honors and glorifies Him.

Colossians: Christ is All, Part 8

How Then Shall We Live?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 3:1-11

God’s rules enable us to live the Christian life for his glory.

Colossians: Christ is All, Part 6

Don’t Settle for Shadows

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 2:16-23

Because of who Christ is and what he has done for us, we should resist the temptation to find fullness of salvation in anything or anyone other than Jesus Christ.

Colossians: Christ is All, Part 2

The Preeminence of Christ

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 1:15-23

Christ is preeminent and supreme, so we must continue to entrust ourselves to the hope of His gospel.

Colossians: Christ is All, Part 1

Christ is All

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 1:1-14

God has given us great blessings through our trust in Jesus Christ.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 71

As They Were Eating

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 26:17-29

Though it was the night he would be betrayed, Jesus instituted a meal that reminds us of the covenant of grace that God has initiated.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 69

Ultimate Truth, Ultimate Consequences

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 25:31-46

How we regard Jesus Christ in our beliefs and actions determines our eternal destiny.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 49

Jesus Trains His Disciples

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 17:14-27

Throughout this passage, Jesus is training his disciples. Even though his disciples don’t understand, Jesus still instructs them, and he doesn’t give up on them.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 44

The Heart that Honors God

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 15:1-20

The heart that honors God keeps traditions in their right place and avoids hypocrisy, trusting in God alone for righteousness.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 41

When It Comes To Jesus, There Can Be No Neutrality

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 12:38-50

To avoid condemnation we must align ourselves with Jesus Christ by becoming his disciples, doing the will of the Father.

Standing Firm: A Recipe for Stability

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Philippians 4:1-7

The key to overcoming anxiety about anything is to pray about everything.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 34

Are You the One Who Is To Come?

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 11:1-9

Even John the Baptist had doubts about Jesus as Savior, but he went to Jesus for answers. What will you do with Jesus Christ?

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 29

Jesus Christ, Compassionate Lord

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Faith is like a lifeline thrown out to someone who’s fallen overboard. The one on the saving end of the line is Jesus. Your faith is what connects you to him.

What Christmas Creates, Part 4

Generosity

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

Generosity is giving rooted in the gospel. The generous giver produces abundant righteousness and strengthens the bonds of Christian love.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 24

The Call to Discipleship

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 7:13-29

Jesus sets before us two destinies. He makes a call to discipleship, and it requires a choice. Will we follow him?

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 20

The Kingdom of God and the Anxiety of Man

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 6:25-34

Jesus commands his disciples not to be anxious because their heavenly Father cares for them and their heavenly Father knows what they need.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 7

The Beatitudes

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 5:1-12

The Sermon on the Mount is Jesus' authoritative teaching about the way believers should live as members of the kingdom of heaven. The Beatitudes are both a summary of the sermon and a description of the privileges and responsibilities of followers of Jesus.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 5

The Temptation and Victory of Christ

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 3:13-4:11

Jesus overcomes the devil’s temptations on our behalf by passing the test that Israel failed.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 1

Introducing the Gospel of Matthew

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 1:1-17

Matthew is the story of Jesus Christ, a true story about a man unlike any other man who ever lived.

Malachi: Looking Back, Looking Forward, Part 2

Those Who Fear God

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Malachi 3:13-4:6

Those who fear the Lord can face the future with joy and confident hope.

How Church Works, Part 4

The Elders: Shepherds and Overseers

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Peter 4:12-5:5

We must face suffering in this world by entrusting ourselves to God and his church.

Medieval Church History: 500 to 1000 AD, Part 3

Church and State

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 22:21

This class covers events including monastic reform at Cluny, the Investiture Controversy and the standoff between Hildebrand and Henry IV at Canossa. We also discuss the deepening division of Eastern and Western branches of the church that led to the Schism of 1054.

Medieval Church History: 500 to 1000 AD, Part 2

The Development of Christendom

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 16:18

This class covers the rise of the papacy and its relationship with the Frankish kings, especially Charlemagne. We also briefly discuss Islam.

Medieval Church History: 500 to 1000 AD, Part 1

Events That Shaped the Medieval Church

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Acts 17:24-27

Three factors played a part in shaping the contours of the medieval church: the decline and fall of the Roman Empire; the migration of barbarian (Germanic) tribes on Rome's northern border; and the civilization-preserving role of monasticism.

2 Peter, Part 1

The Stability of Our Times

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 2 Peter 1-3

We live in a fallen world, an unstable world, a world of uncertainty. However, growing in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ is the antidote to that instability.

The Glue of Christian Unity, Part 3

The Word of Christ and Christian Unity

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 3:16-17

We truly worship God when we honor his word and show love for his children.

Genesis: From Creation to Covenant, Part 3

From Flood to Babel

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Peter 3:18-22

This class looks at the period of the flood and its place in redemptive history. It reveals not only God's judgment on sin but the salvation of the faithful.

Genesis: From Creation to Covenant, Part 2

The Concept of Covenant and Basic Interpretations of Genesis 1

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Genesis 1:1-2:4

This class discusses the covenants in Scripture and then discusses three basic interpretations of Genesis 1: the literal 24 hour interpretation, the day-age interpretation, and the literary framework view.

Genesis: From Creation to Covenant, Part 1

God’s Covenant with Abraham

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Genesis 12:1-3

This session contains introductory material concerning the first book of the Bible and then takes a closer look at the gracious covenant God initiated with Abraham.

Raised with Christ: Experiencing the Resurrection Life, Part 2

United with Christ in Death and Resurrection

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 6:1-14

The energy for the Christian life is to be found in the reality of the believer's union with Christ. Being in Christ means a believer is freed from slavery to sin and has new life through his resurrection.

Nehemiah: When God Revives His People, Part 9

Dedication and Celebration

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Nehemiah 12:27-47

God blesses his people with joy and gladness when they thankfully remember what he's done for them.

Nehemiah: When God Revives His People, Part 8

Revival and Recommitment

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Nehemiah 9:38-10:39

When God revives His people, they respond in grace-filled recommitment. They make the appropriate connections between their sins and the difficulties of their lives, and then commit to change, being distinct from the world by living in love.

Persecution and Heresy in the Ancient Church, Part 4

The Christological Heresies

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Galatians 4:4-5

In the fourth and fifth centuries, the church faced various difficulties in understanding the incarnation of Jesus, leading to the heresies of apollinarianism, nestorianism, and monophysitism.

Persecution and Heresy in the Ancient Church, Part 3

Gnosticism, Marcionism, and Montanism

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 1:1

This class examines some ancient heresies which threatened the church in the second and third centuries. Pressure from these errors led to the development of the canon of Scripture.

Pursuing and Practicing the Spiritual Gifts, Part 3

The Gifts of Healing and Tongues

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Corinthians 12:7

This class covers basic questions about healing including its underlying theology. The second section on tongues explores the biblical data on this unique gift and its purpose.

Ancient Church History, Part 3

Life in the Apostolic and Post-Apostolic Church

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Acts 1:8

In this session we examine the spread of the Christian faith and the development of the church as an institution. We also consider the works of the apostolic fathers and the apologists of the early 2nd Century.

Ancient Church History, Part 2

The Roots of Christianity - Roman, Greek, Jewish

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Galatians 4:4-5

The New Testament Church did not originate in a vacuum. The ground was prepared by the Roman, Greek and Jewish worlds.

Ancient Church History, Part 1

Overview, Orientation, and Philosophy of History

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

This class session is an introduction to the study of church history including a comparison of different philosophies of history.

The Doctrine of the Trinity, Part 5

Final Reflections

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Galatians 4:4-6

In this last session, we discuss the trinity as it relates to worship, prayer, love and inclusive language.

The Doctrine of the Trinity, Part 4

The Theology of the Trinity

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 28:19

In this session, we look in greater detail at the idea of one God in three persons. We also discuss the trinity distinguished ontologically and functionally.

The Doctrine of the Trinity, Part 3

The Historical Context

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 28:19

This session traces the historical developments of the doctrine of the trinity in the fourth century, giving attention to the Arian controversy and the role of Athanasius.

The Doctrine of the Trinity, Part 2

The Divinity of Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Galatians 4:4-6

The New Testament teaches that Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit are divine.

The Doctrine of the Trinity, Part 1

The Doctrine of the Trinity

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 28:19

This first session discusses the proper approach to a study of the trinity and then searches the Old Testament to discover hints of the Trinity.

How We Got the Bible, Part 3

The Canon of Scripture

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Luke 24:44

This session explores the historical development of the Old and New Testaments, along with a discussion of the Apocrypha.

How We Got the Bible, Part 2

Christ and Scripture

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 2 Peter 1:19-21

This session discusses the central role of the apostles as witnesses to divine revelation.

How We Got the Bible, Part 1

Revelation and Scripture

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 1:19-20

This session introduces and compares the categories of general and special revelation. God has spoken to us, and the content of his speech culminates in Jesus Christ.

How We Got the Bible, Part 4

Inspiration and Authority

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 2 Timothy 3:14-17

This final session has to do with the origin of Scripture, its authority, and its self-attesting nature.

Romans, Part 14

Practical Gospel Implications

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 14:1-15:13

This passage presents us with the practical outworking of love based on a gospel foundation.

Romans, Part 13

The Church and the State

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 12-13

In Romans 12 & 13 we see how believing the gospel and obeying the gospel are inseparable aspects of the gospel.

Romans, Part 12

The Place of Israel in God’s Plan

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 11

Has God rejected His people?

Romans, Part 11

Why Has Israel Not Believed?

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 9-10

Does predestination mean God is not faithful to the Jews, whom he called?

Romans, Part 10

Future Glory and God’s Steadfast Love

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 8:18-39

Paul ransacks his imagination for all images that might pose a threat to the believer’s security and dismisses each of them.

Romans, Part 9

Life in the Spirit

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 8:1-17

This is one of the great chapters in Scripture. It features the Holy Spirit, with references to Him fifteen times in the first seventeen verses alone. But, it has been remarked that the theme of the chapter is the absolute security of the believer, from the “no condemnation” of verse 1 to the nothing “will be able to separate us” of verse 39.

Romans, Part 8

The Christian and the Law

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 7

Robin Boisvert teaches on Paul's subject of the law in his letter to the Romans.

Romans, Part 7

Union with Christ and Victory Over Sin

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 6

Robin Boisvert teaches on our being one with Christ, and slaves to righteousness.

Romans, Part 6

How Should We Then Live?

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 5:12-6:14

We died in Christ to the dominion of sin. In light of this, how should we then live?

Romans, Part 5

The Blessings of Justification

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 5:1-11

To exult in God is to rejoice not in our privileges but in his mercies, not in our possession of him, but in his of us.

Romans, Part 4

Abraham: Justified by Faith

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 4

Abraham was justified not by works but by faith.

Romans, Part 3

The Biblical Doctrine of Justification: How Can I Be Right With God?

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 3:19-31

Why do we need to be justified?

Romans, Part 2

God’s Wrath and the Guilt of Mankind

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 1:18-3:20

This section of the letter of Romans is a stinging indictment of the entire human race. All are under sin and are therefore under the wrath of God.

Romans, Part 1

Introduction and Overview - The Power of the Gospel

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 1-16

Robin Boisvert gives an overview of the book of Romans and examines the Gospel as the power of God for salvation.

The History of the Reformation, Part 3

The Reformed Branch of Protestantism

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

What is the importance and significance of the Reformation branch of Protestantism?

The History of the Reformation, Part 2

Martin Luther and The Road to Worms

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

What is the importance and significance of Martin Luther within Reformation history?

The History of the Reformation, Part 1

The Protestant Reformation

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Robin Boisvert reviews the setting of the Protestant Reformation.

The Doctrine of Justification, Part 3

The Crucial Concept of Imputation: Paul and James on Justifying Faith

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Robin Boisvert teaches how the doctrine of justification has great relevance to us because it deals directly with our relationship with God.

The Doctrine of Justification, Part 2

The Ground of Justification

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Robin Boisvert teaches how the doctrine of justification has great relevance to us because it deals directly with our relationship with God.

The Doctrine of Justification, Part 1

The Doctrine Located and Defined

Date:

Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Robin Boisvert teaches how the doctrine of justification has great relevance to us because it deals directly with our relationship with God.

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