Current Video Messages

Here you will find the most current video messages preached in the pulpit of Bible Baptist Church.

  • Am I Teachable?

    Psalm 25:1-22

    This passage of scripture mentions three kinds of people who the LORD teaches:  Sinners, of whom we all are; The meek, which have an attitude of selflessness & merciful intercession; and those who fear the LORD.  Do we display these same attitudes and attributes?

  • Men Who Matter

    I Corinthians 16:10-20

    The Great Commission wasn’t given to a single person; ministry is a team effort.  The Apostle Paul was able to accomplish much for the Lord because he had a great support network, and always took the time to give credit to the men and women who co-labored with him in his ministry.

  • Opportunities and Opposition

    I Corinthians 16:5-9

    The Apostle Paul had plans to visit the church at Corinth, but God had other plans.  He received an open door to preach the Gospel at Ephesus; as with any opportunity, opposition soon follows.

  • the order of the resurrection

    I Corinthians 15:1-24

    First Corinthians, Chapter 15 is known as the “Resurrection Chapter” in the Bible.  It gives great insight into the two resurrections that unfolds through the scriptures. 

  • a mother of dedicated faith

    Matthew 20:20-28

    The mother of Zebedee’s children came to Jesus to make a request.  In her we see her as a devoted woman of great faith.  Her devotion to Jesus Christ and her desire for her sons was evident in her life.

  • is god good?

    Psalm 73

    This rhetorical question is answered by seeing God’s abundant goodness through key points such as going to His sanctuary, acknowledging His presence, choosing His guiding counsel over self-reason and worldly wisdom, and commit to zero substitutes for His goodness.  The psalmist concludes to draw near to God, to trust in the refuge of the Lord God, and to declare all of God’s goodness. 

  • salvation ready to be revealed

    I Peter 1:1-9

    The treasure of salvation is revealed the moment we, as believers, enter into eternity. The doctrine of salvation is important, as seen in Sanctification, Regeneration, Adoption, and Purification.  

  • challenge in consistency

    II Chronicles 25:1-2

    King Amaziah did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, but not with a perfect heart.  Just doing things is not enough, your heart must be in it.  How do you live out your life for Christ. . . consistently or inconsistently?

  • ye must be born again

    John 3:1-8

    As Nicodemus came to Jesus by night, Jesus gave the great imperative: “ye must be born again.”  That message is the most important and essential message ever presented and is relevant for us today.

  • order in the church

    I Corinthians 14:26-40

    The gift of tongues refers to an ability to speak in a foreign language without having been trained.  Tongues were given for a sign for unbelieving Jews.

  • Friends of sinners

    Mark 5:1-20

    The miracle where Jesus delivers the man with an unclean spirit in the country of the Gadarenes.  This miracle is a stark picture of the human condition and the power of Jesus Christ to deliver.  The converted man had a passion to reach others through a changed life.

  • A friend of mine

    Luke 11:1-13

    Jesus taught the disciples to pray via a Pattern, a Parable, and with a Point.

  • the primacy of preaching

    I Corinthians 14:1-9

    The days of fore-telling has ceased and today we are to be forth-telling.  In this message preaching (prophesying) is Defined, Detailed, Delivered, and Demanded. 

     

  • how will the next generation love god?

    Judges 2:10

    Will our next generation love God?  If so, how?  In this message observations and applications from the text challenges us to see the next generation arise, follow, and love God.

     

  • serving faithfully

    II Timothy 2:1-14

    The Second Chapter of Second Timothy expresses six different metaphors for the kind of person God can use in His service.  Specifically presented in this message is the Recruitment, Readying, and Reliance of those whom serve the Lord faithfully.

  • who took the body

    Matthew 28:11-15

    One of the theories about Christ’s resurrection is that He didn’t rise from the dead, but that His body was taken.  This message refutes that theory based upon the canon of Scripture.

  • the first supper

    Matthew 26:17-30

    As Jesus met in an upper room with His disciples, the First Supper was instituted as a remembrance of His body which was broken for us and His blood that was shed for us for the remission of sins.

  • the blood of christ

    Hebrews 9:19-28

    The Old Testament was dedicated with the blood of calves and goats, but the New Testament was established by the blood of Jesus Christ.  The continual sacrifice in the Old Testament could never take away sins, only cover them, whereas the blood of Jesus Christ gives us eternal redemption.

  • god wants to hear you sing

    Ephesians 5:15-19

    God wants to hear you sing psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs.  This message looks at music personally within your heart, corporately one with another and to another, and worshipfully unto the Lord.  Music plays a role in your life as a spirit-filled Christian.

  • is the gift of tongues active today?

    I Corinthians 13:8-13

    The continuance of certain Spiritual gifts is a controversial subject in religious circles today.  Through the scriptures is seen that the gift of speaking in tongues have ceased for today.

  • the quality of love

    I Corinthians 13:4-7

    Love is to be self-sacrificing and unconditional, just as God’s love is for us.  Our exercise of Spiritual gifts must be controlled by the fruit of the spirit.

  • spiritual gifts

    I Corinthians 12:27-13:3

    Ataxia, a serious neurological disorder, causes uncoordinated movements within the human body.  Similarly, Spiritual ataxia results when a church is fractured, divided, and lacks unity.

  • trust God for deliverance

    Psalm 3

    As David fled from his son Absalon he knew the only one to turn to for deliverance was the LORD.  In Psalm 3 is seen David’s troubles, transition, and testimony.

  • the universal "church" theory refuted

    I Corinthians 12:13

    Today many Christians, and churches, use First Corinthians, Chapter 12, Verse 13 as their ‘Proof Text’ for the universal, mystical, Body of Christ “Church” theory.  This message  gives a Biblical refutation of such false doctrine.

  • spiritual gifts

    I Corinthians 12:1-11

    The Apostle Paul addressed the general decorum of spiritual gifts.  The problem in the church of Corinth was that of comparison between members concerning their spiritual gifts.  If not careful, the same could happen in your own church.

  • the christian's platform for life

    Ephesians 1:1-14

    A platform in the sense that of something on which someone stands, gives a place of oversight and authority.  The Christian’s platform is their standing (condition of life) and state (living for Christ).

  • are you full of hope?

    Colossians 3:1-3

    Being mentally and spiritual solid and stable is possible by having confidence in God’s promises.  A heavenly hope is to be fruitful in the life of believers.  We are to be full of heavenly hope instead of worldly wishfulness.

  • List Item

    Leviticus 13 & 14

    The law of leprosy is to teach when it is unclean and when it is clean.  Observations related to leprosy and sin require an examination, determination, proclamation, and a regulation.

  • the lord's table

    I Corinthians 11:1,2,17-25

    The ordinance of the Lord’s Table has been a divisive doctrinal issue throughout Christendom.  Today’s message demonstrates from scripture the Biblical means of participating in the Lord’s Table.

  • aaron's fashion & fashioning

    Exodus 28 & 32

    The contrast between the fashion of Aaron’s priestly garments and his fashioning of the golden calf can be instructive to us today.  Does your prescribed fashion (how the Lord tells you to dress, to act, to converse, and to live in this world) align with what we might be fashioning as idols in our lives today?

  • hats, hair, and humility

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  • let my people go

    Exodus 5

    The historical conversation between Pharoah and Moses parallels what we should see today, resistance from captivity to say: “let my people go that they may serve me.”  Israel’s purpose was to serve the Lord, as so it is for Christians today, to serve the Lord.  We see Pharoah’s compromises [calculations] regarding letting the people go.

  • we can live on the victory side

    I Corinthians 10:13

    God does not want any Christian to be rendered useless for the work He has called them to do.  The devil tries to rob you of a good testimony and will try to derail you and keep you on the sidelines.  God has given us a great promise of victory.

  • how to interpret the bible

    I Corinthians 10:31-33

    First Corinthians, Chapter 10, Verse 32 highlights some divisions that are found in the prophetic word (future events).  Bible study is different than reading, meditation, or memorization. This verse is key if we are to understand the Bible prophecies concerning things to come.  

  • shepherding 101

    Genesis 48

    The Lord’s leading brings great comfort in the days when we feel needful, rudderless, overrun with life, facing major decisions, afraid, or vulnerable.   Shepherding is exemplified by God and seen the life of Moses, pastors, and parents.

  • are there few that be saved?

    Luke 13:22-30

    Jesus was asked the question, “Are there few that be saved?”  There are five propositions posed in response to the question: (1) All may be saved, (2) All will not be saved, (3) Some will be saved who weren’t expected to be saved, (4) Some will not be saved who expected to be saved, and (5) No one will be saved except in God’s declared way.

  • the danger of living on the edge

    I Corinthians 10:1-13

    The Apostle Paul warned the church in Corinth not to engage in idolatry.  In this message Pastor Sargent addresses the “borderline Christian.”

  • how lost are the lost?

    Matthew 18:11-14

    The singular mission of Jesus Christ was to reach the lost.  The singular mission of His churches is the same. . . to reach the lost.

  • qualifications of service

    Exodus 18:1-24

    Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law, gave Moses great advice concerning delegation.  This had a great impact on Moses’ life and ministry.

  • characteristics of a steadfast believer

    I Thessalonians 1:1-10

    Paul was concerned about the condition of the church in Corinth.  He pointed out to them the characteristics of a steadfast and faithful church member.

  • paul's greatest fear

    I Corinthians 9:24-27

    The Apostle Paul expressed several “fears” concerning others and himself.  Paul’s desire was to not be a castaway.  To be a castaway is to be useless in service to the Lord.  What causes Christians to be castaway?  How can you avoid becoming a castaway?  This message answers those questions.

  • paying the preacher

    I Corinthians 9:1-14

    The Apostle Paul used himself as an example as a minister of Christ in the principle of putting others before self.  This scripture also teaches the principle of a preacher to be remunerated and the principle of payment.

  • the authority of love

    Ephesians 5:18-6:9

    Submission to authority is the foundation of the Christian live, bathed in love.  In this message is brought out that submission is spiritual, love is commanded, and to love is to submit.

  • caught and taught

    Philippians 4:9

    Students, whether as children, employees, Christians, etc., cannot be expected to behave in a manner they have never been taught.  They also cannot often times demonstrate behaviour different than what was demonstrated to them.  Learning character implies teaching, receiving implies heartfelt giving, hearing implies something spoken, and seen implies demonstration.