Hearing is Work! [selected texts]

May 24, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 05/24/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church, Christian Living, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Luke 8:16-21; 1 Peter 4:10-11; 2 Corinthians 2:17; Deuteronomy 32:45-47a; 1 Peter 2:2-3; 2 Timothy 3:16-17

Description: 

SBC Host: How should you listen to a sermon?

Avg Guy: From start to finish.

SBC Host: Okay. But is it something you passively receive?… or does it take a little more work on your part? And, ultimately, does it matter to God?

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao delivers a sermon during our Corona-Church-Stay-Home-Experience that digs in and gets us to think about these questions.

Because what we’ll find is that their answers determine the state of affairs in our Christian life.

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Notes:

How to Listen to a Sermon

  1. LISTEN like your life depends upon it.
  2. BRING your appetite: “Come hungry. Leave happy.”
  3. COME with sore feet.

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Bullies, Freedom, and Worship [selected texts]

May 3, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 05/03/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church, CoronaVirus

Key Text: 2 Timothy 4:1-5; Romans 10:14-17; 1 Timothy 4:13, 2:1-3; Ephesians 5:18-21

Description: 

SBC Host: What do bullies, freedom, and worship have in common? 

Avg Guy: I have no idea.

SBC Host: Well, the first is something that we hate, the second something we love, and the third…

Avg Guy: Oh I got it!  …is something we NEED.

SBC Host: Exactly.

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, as we continue to shelter in place, Pastor Monty Simao continues his series on The Church and asks what happens when all three (bullies, freedom, and worship) show up on Sunday morning? 

And how should we think about the binding of conscience and the tyranny of pastors who do things their way instead of God’s?

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Notes:

  • PREACH and TEACH the Word of God
  • READ the Word of God
  • PRAY the Word of God
  • SING the Word of God
  • SEE the Word of God

Coronavirus and Christ by John Piper

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Running Red Lights and Other Worship Infractions [selected texts]

April 26, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 04/26/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Genesis 2:1-3; Exodus 20:8-11, 3:1-5; Matthew 18:15-20; Deuteronomy 19:14-17; Acts 20:28; 1 Corinthians 5:1-5

Description: 

SBC Host: If Sunday worship were an intersection, would we be stopped at a red light waiting for a green?… Or would it be green lights all day long until we ran into a red?

Avg Guy: Hey, who’s driving this car anyway?

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, as we continue to church “corona-style,” Pastor Monty Simao continues our series on The Church and points out the fact that most of us prefer green lights over red — and we despise traffic cams.

But we need to ask ourselves: Is Sunday worship about what we prefer?… Or is it what God commands?

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What Do Jazz and the Church Have in Common? [selected texts]

April 19, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 04/19/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church, CoronaVirus

Key Text: Leviticus 9:22-24, 10:1-11; 1 Chronicles 13:1-13, 15:1-2, 11-15; Exodus 32:4, 39:1, 5, 7, 21, 26, 29, 39:31-32, 42-43, 40:23, 5; John 4:19-24; Deuteronomy 12:32

Description: Suppose you were planting a church:

√ How would the worship service be organized?

√ What would be the elements of worship?

√ What type of music would you have?

√ Would you have a choir?

√ Would you have a drama club?

There are a lot of things to think about, and there are a lot of churches that do things differently.

Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, as the coronavirus global lockdown continues, Pastor Monty Simao resumes our series on The Church and asks when it comes to how everyone does church:SBC logo 204x204

• Does God care that there are different ways?

• How much freedom does He give us — the gathering of the church — in how we worship Him?

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The Briefing with Albert Mohler

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The Mission of the Church [2 Timothy 1:8 – 2:2; Matthew 28:18-20]

March 8, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 03/08/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church

Key Text: 2 Timothy 1:8-2:2; Matthew 28:18-20

Description:

Church: Mission Control, this is Church. Do you copy?

Mission Control: This is Mission Control. We’re reading you loud and clear, Church. Continue with transmission.

Church: Yeah… what are we supposed to do again??

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Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao continues with our study on The Church, looking this time at its mission… a topic which certainly opens up questions and, sometimes, confusion.

Questions like: Who defines the mission? Do churches come up with their own individual mission? Can the mission change to meet evolving cultural constructs from generation to generation?

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With so many questions about the mission — coupled with the numerous contexts in which we use the word — it’s no wonder that some may question whether the church has a mission at all?

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The Local Church [Ephesians 4:4-6]

March 1, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 03/01/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church

Key Text: Ephesians 4:4-6

Description:

“Here is the church. Here is the steeple. Open the doors and see all the people.”

Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao continues our study on The Church, in which we take time consider how God has organized His great flock.

People all around the world congregate in small, local gatherings in their neighborhood churches to worship. But how does that reflect the nature of the grander-sized, universal Church — God’s people in all generations?

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And, perhaps more importantly, how do we as believers live in light of that great “oneness” we all share in Christ?

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Notes:

Marks of the Local Church

  • Regularly Meets
  • Gathering of Believers
  • Assembly of Leadership
  • Gospel Teaching

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What is the Church? [selected texts]

February 23, 2020

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 02/23/2020

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: The Church

Key Text: Ephesians 5:22-30; Romans 9:1-9; Galatians 3:26-29

Description:

What is the church? 

Is the church somewhere you go? 

Is the church something you do? 

What makes you part of the church? 

 

Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao embarks on a new study on The Church, and explains these are some of the questions we need to think about as we define it from a biblical standpoint.

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For we may find that the very way we have been thinking about the church… is not biblical at all. 

 

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