CORONAVIRUS: SBC Action Plan

June 29, 2020

Join Us Sunday Mornings at 10 AM as our Church Family Gathers (In Person and Virtually) to Worship during this unprecedented time in history.

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In line with the State of Washington’s Safe-Start Stay-Healthy Reopening Initiative, SBC has set in place a comprehensive COVID-19 Exposure Control, Mitigation, and Recovery Plan.

Attendance in person will require the wearing of face masks and social distancing protocols. (Additional details available at the church).

IMPORTANT: If you, or someone in your household, does not feel well or is exhibiting symptoms — for everyone’s safetyPLEASE STAY HOME.

Because not everyone will be able, or wish, to attend in person during this time of transition, our church is now temporarily offering “Virtual Pew” LIVE Streaming of the entire SERVICE, in addition to our regularly podcasted SERMONS.

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Another option: Your car becomes your pew!

Attend church from the SBC parking lot and worship with us from the safety and comfort of your own vehicle by tuning your car’s radio to 88.3 FM.

Receive communion (on the first Sunday of the month) and join us for fellowship outside in the front lot following service.


The Transformation of Grace [Titus 2:11-14]

October 18, 2020

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Sermon Notes

Date: 10/18/2020

Preacher: Josh Peglow, guest preacher

Key Text: Titus 2:11-14

Description: 

Driver: Hey Grace… How do I get to Christian Living?

Grace GPS: Getting directions to Christian Living. … Starting from Salvation, with the grace of God, drive straight and continue on the narrow path for a lifetime with sobriety, righteousness, and godliness. Along the way, avoid ungodliness and worldly lusts, as you look for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Driver: Thank you.

Grace GPS: Happy to help!

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, brother in Christ, Josh Peglow fills in at the pulpit and takes us to the book of Titus where we are reminded that when we need direction, “Grace” is there!… the grace of God… for it instructs us how to live, points us toward our coming hope, and grounds us in the work of Christ.

Ultimately, what we find is that the grace of God transforms us.

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 43

Notes: 

  1. Foundation of Grace (11, 14)
  2. Instruction of Grace (12)
  3. Expectation of Grace (13)

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Church Discipline — “I Object!” [1 Corinthians 4:1 — 5:13 and selected texts]

October 11, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 10/11/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church: Church Discipline, CoronaVirus

Key Text: 1 Corinthians 4-5; Revelation 2:18-23; Matthew 18

Description:

Bible Reader: “If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private—”

Christian Brother: I OBJECT, Your Honor!

[crowd rouses and is quickly tamped down by gavel banging]

Judge: Order! Order in the court!

To cover any topic completely, we must look at the objections that are raised against our position — objections raised by Christians who are looking at the situation from a different point of view and try to understand where they are coming from and what their concerns are. 

Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao continues our deep dive on Church Discipline within our series on The Church and explains that even sincere Christians who love the Lord, often object to the practice of church discipline.

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What are these objections?

We’ll look at some and then examine two case studies from the Bible showcasing churches that did not practice church discipline…and their ensuing outcomes.

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 42

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Love Covers a Multitude of Sins [Luke 9:23-26 and selected texts]

October 4, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 10/04/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church: Church Discipline, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Luke 9:23-26; John 13:34-35; 1 Cor 13:4-8; 1 Pe 4:8

Description: We know that sin — all sin — is bad, and that God hates all sin.  But is every possible sin under the sun grounds for formal church discipline? 

Today on Scandia Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao continues our miniseries on Church Discipline within our greater study on The Church and posses the question: “Where do we draw the line?”

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Is it possible to entirely miss the point of church discipline and have every member of a church calling out every other member for every little thing?

Or do we find that there are other factors to consider?… such as wisdom and love.

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 41

Notes:

Formal Church Discipline instituted when the sin* is…

  1. observable
  2. significant
  3. unrepented
* All 3 must be present

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Clean Out the Old Leaven [1 Corinthians 5:1-13]

September 27, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 09/27/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church: Church Discipline, CoronaVirus

Key Text: 1 Corinthians 5

Description:

“Shouldn’t this person and his conduct be confronted and dealt with?…You pass it off as a small thing, but it’s anything but that. Yeast, too, is a ‘small thing,’ but it works its way through a whole batch of bread dough pretty fast. So get rid of this ‘yeast.’ ”

[1 Cor 5:2, 6-7 MSG]

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao continues our study on Church Discipline and notes that Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, seems to instruct a very different and — dare I say — more drastic method for church discipline than what we learned from Jesus in the book of Matthew. 

Why is this? …And why, in order to correctly view and apply church discipline, must the church exercise wisdom?

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 39

Notes:

Biblical Church Discipline Principles (continued)

  1. Affects our witness
  2. Sin is a matter to be grieved over
  3. Compassionate Warning to the UnRepentant
  4. Aim is the Salvation of Sinners
  5. Protects the Church
  6. Carried out against the Characteristically UnRepentant
  7. For Church Members…not attenders

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Searching for Lost Sheep [Matthew 18:1-35]

September 20, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 09/20/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church: Church Discipline, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Matthew 18

Description:

“If any man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying?” [Matthew 18:12]

Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao continues our series on the Church, and specifically church discipline, as we look at the teaching of Jesus in Matthew 18.

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And what we find is that this is not an isolated text, but a theological treatise that not only instructs in the HOW of church discipline but the WHY, as well — and roots discipline in the Gospel of grace.

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 38

Notes:

Biblical Church Discipline Principles

  1. Humility is needed.
  2. Receive the humble.
  3. Take stumbling blocks seriously.
  4. Amputate sin from the body.
  5. Search after lost sheep.
  6. Involve as few people as possible.
  7. Christ our King is involved.
  8. Forgive the repentant…because there’s never an end to God’s grace.

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Smoked Out!… Service Canceled

September 13, 2020

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Due to the unhealthy air quality created by the smoke, we have decided to cancel service today. I encourage each household to conduct worship in your own homes. It needn't be elaborate, but a coming together to worship the Lord through the ordinary means of grace, glorifying Him through song, prayer, Bible reading, and discussion if there are others present. This is the perfect time to find a sermon on the website you may have missed or wish to revisit. Please lift up our church family in prayer, that the Lord would graciously unite us in Christ and that we may exhibit the love of Christ toward one another and grow together as we pursue the Lord. “O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.” (Psalm 34:3) — Pastor Monty

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Discipline’s a Good Thing [Hebrews 12:1-3; Matthew 18:15-17]

September 6, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 09/06/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church: Church Discipline, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Hebrews 12:1-3; Matthew 18:15-17

Description:

SBC Host: How does the word “discipline” strike you?

Avg Guy: Strike me? … Oh I get it! Striking happens with discipline. [laughs]… Hey you turned off my mic!

SBC Host: Yeah, I meant to do that.

When we hear the word discipline, most of us think of strikes from the rod, dunce hats while standing in the corner, public embarrassment, and frankly, nothing good.

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao continues our series on The Church in which we learn that while the word discipline may conjure up negative images…it’s not negative at all.

In fact, it is actually something we need, ought to want, and is commanded — in the life of the church.

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 37

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The Practice of Hope (Hope in a Prayer — part 2) [Matthew 6:9-13 and selected texts]

August 30, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 08/30/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church: The Lord’s Prayer, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Matthew 6:9-13; 1 Peter 3:15-22, Ephesians 1:18 – 2:7; Revelation 3:21; Acts 2:22-24; 1 Peter 1:6-7; 2 Corinthians 2:7-11, 16-18

Description: How do we as Christians practice hope in our lives? 

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao returns to deliver part 2 of his sermon on practicing hope, in which we find, not coincidentally, the framework for practicing hope wonderfully incorporated into the Lord’s Prayer.

…A framework that gives our trembling hearts an assurance —a hope — that goes beyond every circumstance of life, even the most severe of trials.

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 36

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Justification by Faith Alone [Galatians 2:16-21]

August 23, 2020

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Sermon Notes

Date: 08/23/2020

Preacher: David Teves, guest preacher

Key Text: Galatians 2:16

Description:

Avg Guy: I’m confused. To be saved, Paul says I need faith…James says works. Who’s right??

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, brother in Christ, David Teves fills in at the pulpit to address this apparent contradiction surrounding the Biblical doctrine of justification as he continues his “5 Solas Series.”

And what we’ll find is that when it comes to reading scripture, “first glances,” as one blog author put it, “are not enough.”

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 35

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Giving Christ His Due [John 3:22-36]

August 16, 2020

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Sermon Notes

Date: 08/16/2020

Preacher: Josh Peglow, guest preacher

Key Text: John 3:22-36

Description: 

“He who comes from above is above all…”

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, brother in Christ, Josh Peglow fills in at pulpit and reminds us that Christ must remain preeminent in our lives: He must increase, but [we] must decrease.

We all struggle with the inclination to exalt ourselves, but as believers, we must be willing to see ourselves abased to see Christ glorified.

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 34

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Notes: 

The Reasons That Christ Must be Exalted (John 3:31-36)

  1. The Creator contrasted with His creatures (31).
  2. His message is from God and in the power of the Holy Spirit (32-34).
  3. God the Father loves and honors Him (35).
  4. Christ Himself is the object of faith and the hinge of men’s destiny (36).

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Hope in a Prayer (part 1) [Matthew 6:9-13 and selected texts]

August 9, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 08/09/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church: The Lord’s Prayer, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Matthew 6:9-13; 1 Peter 3:15-22, Ephesians 1:18 – 2:7; Revelation 3:21; Acts 2:22-24; 1 Peter 1:6-7; 2 Corinthians 2:7-11, 16-18

Description:

SBC Host: Hope. How do we, as Christians, practice hope in our lives?

Avg Guy: You can practice hope??

SBC Host: Yep.

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao returns for one more sermon on the Lord’s Prayer to show us how it serves as a paradigm for us think through every aspect of life — even the most severe trials.

… And in doing so, it gives us hope that rises above each and every circumstance of life.

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 33

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Lead Us Not into Temptation [Matthew 6:13]

August 2, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 08/02/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church: The Lord’s Prayer, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Matthew 6:13

Description: Temptation. The struggle is real.

Today on Scandia Bible Church, as the Pandemic of 2020 continues, Pastor Monty Simao continues our series on The Church, wrapping our study on The Lord’s Prayer, in which we consider temptation.

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We know what it is, for we fight against it everyday.

But if God, himself, does not tempt us, why in the world should we pray that He lead us not into temptation?

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 32

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Forgive Us Our Debts [Matthew 6:12]

July 26, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 07/26/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church: The Lord’s Prayer, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Matthew 6:12

Description:

SBC Host: What is man’s greatest need?

Avg Guy: Oh, I know! Food, water, and shelter.

SBC Host: Not a bad answer, and certainly all necessary for life… but not the GREATEST NEED.

Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao presses on, preaching behind the “PlexiPulpit” as we congregate amidst COVID19, and continues our series on The Church, mining the depths of The Lord’s Prayer.

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And what we’ll find, is that our greatest need is not PHYSICAL but SPIRITUAL. 

In fact, if we are rich with physical needs, but lack this one spiritual need, we are, indeed, poor.

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 31

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Classic Edition – Mark 15:37-39

July 21, 2020

Sermon Notes

Date: 12/10/2000

Preacher: James Allen, pastor

Series: Mark

Key Text: Mark 15:37-39

Description:

Join us as we turn the back the clock to 2000 to listen to a Scandia Bible Church “Classic.” In this Classic Sermon Pastor James Allen continues our study of the Gospel according to Mark.

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Our Daily Bread [Matthew 6:11]

July 19, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 07/19/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church: The Lord’s Prayer, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Matthew 6:11

Description:

It’s the fourth petition of The Lord’s Prayer… but it’s the first aimed at our needs.

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao welcomes us back once again under our church’s steeple, amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020, to continue his series on The Church, walking us through The Lord’s Prayer — which lays out a petition that not only protects our hearts against covetousness and anxiety, but inward focus.

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 30

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Classic Edition – Lamentations 5:1-22

July 16, 2020

Sermon Notes

Date: 02/18/1999

Preacher: James Allen, pastor

Series: Lamentations

Key Text: Lamentations 5:1-22

Description:

Join us as we turn the clock back to a 1999 Thursday night Bible class to listen to a Scandia Bible Church “Classic.” In this Classic message, Pastor James Allen concludes our study of the Book of Lamentations.

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Classic Edition – Mark 15:33-36

July 14, 2020

Sermon Notes

Date: 12/03/2000

Preacher: James Allen, pastor

Series: Mark

Key Text: Mark 15:33-36

Description:

Join us as we turn the back the clock to 2000 to listen to a Scandia Bible Church “Classic.” In this Classic Sermon Pastor James Allen continues our study of the Gospel according to Mark.

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Thy Will Be Done [Matthew 6:10b]

July 12, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 07/12/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church: The Lord’s Prayer, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Matthew 6:10b

Description:

SBC Host: [narrating audio bible] …Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in ear—

Avg Guy: [knocking on booth glass] Excuse me.

SBC Host: I’m kind in the middle of recording here.

Avg Guy: My apologies. But I’ve always wondered, why should we pray to God that “His WILL be done”? I mean isn’t His will always done? He is God after all.

SBC Host: Good point…. Hang tight for just a second.

Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao welcomes our congregation back in-person after 17 weeks of Corona Captivity in this pandemic of 2020 and continues his series on The Church — specifically the Lord’s Prayer, in which we learn exactly why we are told pray that our sovereign God’s will be done.

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SBC Host: Sounds like this sermon was written just for you. Now if you’ll excuse ME.

Avg Guy: Okay… Bye.

SBC Host: [resumes narrating] …And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors….

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Catechism Reading — Lord’s Day 29

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Classic Edition – Lamentations 4:11-22

July 9, 2020

Sermon Notes

Date: 02/11/1999

Preacher: James Allen, pastor

Series: Lamentations

Key Text: Lamentations 4:11-22

Description:

Join us as we turn the clock back to a 1999 Thursday night Bible class to listen to a Scandia Bible Church “Classic.” In this Classic message, Pastor James Allen continues our study of the Book of Lamentations.

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Classic Edition – Mark 15:21-32

July 7, 2020

Sermon Notes

Date: 11/26/2000

Preacher: James Allen, pastor

Series: Mark

Key Text: Mark 15:21-32

Description:

Join us as we turn the back the clock to 2000 to listen to a Scandia Bible Church “Classic.” In this Classic Sermon Pastor James Allen continues our study of the Gospel according to Mark.

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