The Story of Two Nations [Genesis 25:19-34]

June 11, 2017

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Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 06/11/2017

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: Genesis

Key Text: Genesis 25:19-34

SBC logo 204x204Description: The doctrine of Election… Perhaps no where in the Bible is it seen more clearly than in Genesis Chapter 25 and Apostle Paul’s explanation of it in Romans Chapter 9. Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao continues with our study in the Book of Genesis and shares with us that the doctrine of Election is not some philosophical ethereal kind of “shelf doctrine,” but rather the picture of God’s sovereignty in the affairs of men and the way of salvation.

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The Reason for the Season [1 Timothy 1:12-17]

December 13, 2015

Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 12/13/2015

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Key Text: 1 Timothy 1:12-17

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Series: Advent Season

Description: Paul reveals to us the “Reason for the Season” in a simple statement that summarizes the Gospel in his letter to the young pastor Timothy.

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The Confident Conclusion [Philemon 1:21-25]

March 1, 2015

Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 03/01/2015

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: Philemon

Key Text: Philemon 1:21-25

Description:  Paul concludes this epistle confident that it will fulfill his desired intent.  His confidence is based on the effects of the Gospel manifested in forgiveness and love.

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Notes:

  1. Paul is Confident Concerning his Request
  2. Paul is Confident Concerning his Release
  3. Paul is Confident Concerning his Witnesses

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Eternal Perspectives [Philemon 1:15-17]

February 8, 2015

Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 02/08/2015

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: Philemon

Key Text: Philemon 1:15-17

Description:  Paul tries to minimize the actions of Onesimus and turn Philemon’s eyes towards the purposes of God.

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Notes:

  1. The Shift in Paradigm
  2. The Change in Relationship
  3. The Gift in Return

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Freedom Not Compulsion [Philemon 1:13-14]

February 1, 2015

Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 02/01/2015

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: Philemon

Key Text: Philemon 1:13-14

Description:  Paul is careful not to force Philemon to do anything, but rather he makes an appeal based on love and allows the Holy Spirit to lead Philemon in Christian freedom to serve God.

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Notes:

  1. Paul’s Initial Purpose
  2. Paul’s Self Denial
  3. Paul’s Sincere Compliment

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Paul Sends His Heart [Philemon 1:10-12]

January 25, 2015

Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 01/25/2015

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: Philemon

Key Text: Philemon 1:10-12

Description:  Paul sends Onesimus who he describes as his son and his very heart back to Philemon. In this passage we see the transformation in the life of Onesimus and what God had done in him.

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Notes:

  1. What Onesimus has Been
  2. What Onesimus has Become
  3. What Onesimus has Become to Paul

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The Appeal of Love [Philemon 1:8-9]

January 18, 2015

Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 01/18/2015

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: Philemon

Key Text: Philemon 1:8-9

Description:  Paul bases his appeal to Philemon the slave-owner, on behalf of Philemon’s slave Onesimus, not upon Paul’s authority as an Apostle but rather upon Christian love.

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Notes:

  1. Paul’s Authority
  2. Paul’s Appeal
  3. Philemon’s Affection

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That Your Faith May Become Effective [Philemon 1:4-7]

January 11, 2015

Monty Simao 2014Sermon Notes

Date: 01/11/2015

Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor

Series: Philemon

Key Text: Philemon 1:4-7

Description:  Paul thanks God for the faith in Jesus Christ and love for the saints that he sees in the life of Philemon and prays that Philemon would continue to grow in those areas.

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God’s Command to Children [Ephesians 6:1-3]

June 24, 2012

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Date: 06/24/2012

Preacher: Monty Simao, elder

Series: Ephesians

Key Text: Ephesians 6:1-3

Description: Paul specifically address children in this epistle and recognizes children as members of the church and accountable to God. Children are commanded to obey their parents.

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Notes:

  • Children Under Instruction
  • Children Under God
  • Children Under Pressure
  • Children Understood
  • Children Under Command
  • Children Under Curse
  • Children Under Promise

Mysterious Unity [Ephesians 5:28-33]

June 17, 2012

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Date: 06/17/2012

Preacher: Monty Simao, elder

Series: Ephesians

Key Text: Ephesians 5:28-33

Description: In today’s message, we that a look at the second illustration that Paul provides on how a husband is to love his wife.  That is, he is to love his wife as himself.  This is bound up in a special unity that exists between husband and wife that doesn’t exist in any other relationship on earth.  This unity is meant to reflect the unity that we have as the bride of Christ with our Lord and Bridegroom.  What an amazing mystery.

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Notes:

  • A Caring Love
  • A Cleaving Love
  • A Covenantal Love

Motherhood: A Calling

May 13, 2012

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Date: 04/15/2012

Preacher: Frank Acevedo, elder

Key Text: 2 Timothy 3:14-15

Description: To be a Christian Mother is a high, holy and crucial calling. It is the highest calling any Christian woman can enter. We must never underestimate the power of God working through a mother to achieve His purposes.

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The Christian Husband [Ephesians 5:25]

April 1, 2012

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Date: 04/01/2012

Preacher: Monty Simao, elder

Series: Ephesians

Key Text: Ephesians 5:25

Description: All Christians are under the authority of someone else.  Husbands are accountable to the Lord and to the elders in the church.  Children are under the authority of parents and slaves under the authority of masters.  In our passage this morning Paul speaks to husbands and commands them to love their wives as Christ loved the church.

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This morning we will examine the following seven things that Christ’s love in not.

Christ’s love is:

1.   Not Earned

2.   Not Casual

3.   Not Ending

4.   Not Self-Serving

5.   Not Indifferent

6.   Not Obscure

7.   Not Cheap


The Christian Wife [Ephesians 5:21-24]

March 25, 2012

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Date: 03/25/2012

Preacher: Monty Simao, elder

Series: Ephesians

Key Text: Ephesians 5:21-24

Description: All Christians are under the authority of someone else.  Husbands are accountable to the Lord and to the elders in the church.  Children are under the authority of parents and slaves under the authority of masters.  In our passage this morning Paul speaks to wives to be in submission to their own husbands as unto the Lord.

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A Singing, Thankful, and Humble Heart [Ephesians 5:19-21]

March 11, 2012

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Date: 03/11/2012

Preacher: Monty Simao, elder

Series: Ephesians

Key Text: Ephesians 5:19-21

Description: Paul gives us 5 participles to explain the consequences or results of a spirit filled life.  We find that one who is under the control of the Holy Spirit is a person who has a heart that sings, a life of thanksgiving, and is a humble servant.

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Be Filled with the Spirit [Ephesians 5:18]

February 26, 2012

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Date: 02/26/2012

Preacher: Monty Simao, elder

Series: Ephesians

Key Text: Ephesians 5:18

Description: In today’s sermon, we come to a controversial section of Scripture for two reasons.  The first is that the mention of “alcohol” opens a can of worms for many Christians and the second is that there is disagreement on what it means to be filled by the Holy Spirit and the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives.  This sermon attempts to clear up any confusion and misconceptions regarding both of these areas and clearly outline what Paul means by this verse and why he makes such a comparison.

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Walk as Wisdom [Ephesians 5:15-17]

February 19, 2012

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Date: 02/19/2012

Preacher: Monty Simao, elder

Series: Ephesians

Key Text: Ephesians 5:15-17

Description: Paul continues his admonition that we are to be imitators of God.  We are to imitate God as we walk in love, walk in light, and walk in wisdom.  Paul encourages us to make the most use of our time, literally redeem our time which is one way that we are to walk in wisdom.

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Walk as Light [Ephesians 5:8-14]

January 29, 2012

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Date: 01/29/2012

Preacher: Monty Simao, elder

Series: Ephesians

Key Text: Ephesians 5:8-14

Description: Paul continues his argument that we are to be imitators of God and that we are not only to walk in love (Ephesians 5:2) but also to walk in light.

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Notes:

  • The Contrast
  • The Characteristics
  • The Charge
  • The Commissiion
  • The Call

The True Light [John 1:6-13]

July 17, 2011

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Date: 07/17/2011

Preacher: Frank Acevedo, elder

Series:  John

Key Text: John 1:6-13

Description: We first look at the man sent by God in the spirit and power of Elijah to testify of the coming Light. Then we gaze at the True Light and ponder the issues of rejection and acceptance.

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Jesus Christ: The Living Word [John 1:3-5 ]

June 26, 2011

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Date: 06/26/2011

Preacher: Frank Acevedo, elder

Series:  John

Key Text: John 1:3-5

Description: We learn more about the Living Word that brings life and light to a world lost in spiritual darkness.

 

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