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Jared Smith, Sermons

AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 12”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Bible Reading—explaining how to use The Chronological Chart Of Bible Books
• Bible Doctrine—showing two examples of Calvinists diagramming their framework of teachings

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 11”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Bible Reading—introducing a set of navigational tools designed to serve as a guide for one’s journey through the Bible
• Bible Doctrine—showing three examples of Arminians diagramming their framework of teachings together with a set of reasons Calvinists reject them

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 10”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Bible Reading—showing how the saints of the Old Testament were saved in precisely the same way as the saints of the New Testament
• Bible Doctrine—providing an overview of the Strict and Particular Baptist resources, together with guidance on how to extract from their writings a framework of doctrine

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 9”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Bible Reading—identifying the meaning of labels “Old Testament” and “New Testament” together with an explanation on the unity of the Bible message
• Bible Doctrine—highlighting some of the leading men and women belonging to the Strict and Particular Baptist Churches of past centuries

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“The Sun Of Righteousness Has Risen”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Providing a historic context for the book of Malachi
• Highlighting three great events predicted by Malachi in the fourth chapter—the destruction of Jerusalem, the advent of Christ and the ministry of John the Baptist
• Underscoring the twofold description of Christ—the Sun of righteousness shall arise, with healing in His wings
• Pointing out the threefold description of God’s elect people—they fear the name of the Lord, they shall go forth and they shall grow up as calves in the stall

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 8”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Bible Reading—examining how the covenant God made with Moses fits into the leading message of the Bible
• Bible Doctrine—providing a historic overview and doctrinal explanation of a High-Calvinist circle of churches called the “Strict and Particular Baptists”

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 7”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Bible Reading—examining how the covenant God made with Moses differs from the covenants of Works and Grace
• Bible Doctrine—providing a definition for “Hyper-Calvinism” and answering several charges made by the Arminians and lower ranking Calvinists against the High-Calvinists

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 6”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Bible Reading—examining how the covenants God made with Noah, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob differ from the covenants of Works and Grace
• Bible Doctrine—identifying the variant teachings of Arminianism and Calvinism according to a threefold grading system (the “points” classification, the “scale” classification and the “shade” classification)

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 5”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Bible Reading—reducing the leading message of the Bible to a word and a sentence
• Bible Doctrine—identifying the maturity level of a regenerate sinner according to the Spectrum of Sovereign Grace

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“The Eyes Of Your Understanding Being Enlightened”

A sermon preached for an underground church in an undisclosed location—the assigned theme is, “beholding the unseen”.

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

• Providing a geographical and historical backdrop to the Ephesians letter
• Underscoring the first of three main parts to the first chapter—Paul’s salutation to the brethren (verses 1,2)
• Underscoring the second of three main parts to the first chapter—Paul’s identification of the brethren (verses 3-14)
• Highlighting the three branches of the gospel message—electing love of God the Father, redeeming grace of God the Son and the sanctifying power of God the Spirit
• Explaining the significance of the threefold gospel message
• Answering an objection—shouldn’t we keep the gospel message simple by focusing only on the redeeming grace of Christ?
• Underscoring the third of three main parts to the first chapter—Paul’s prayer for the brethren (verses 15-23)
• Paul’s prayer was made up of thanksgiving and intercession (verses 15,16)
• The subject of Paul’s intercession was that the saints at Ephesus might grow in their spirit (new nature) of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Christ, the eyes of their understanding being enlightened (verses 17,18a)
• The nature of this spiritual discernment is specified under three headings—that they might obtain sharper views of electing love, redeeming grace and sanctifying power (verses 18b,19a)
• The exceeding power of God is magnified with reference to the Lord Jesus Christ (verses 19b-23)

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 4”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Bible Reading—explaining God’s purpose for the Jewish people today
• Bible Doctrine—explaining how a sinner may be regenerated, yet subscribe to the teachings of Arminianism

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 3”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Bible Reading—highlighting four reasons why the focal point of the Old Testament scriptures is on the Jewish people as a nation
• Bible Doctrine—tracing the teachings of Arminianism and Calvinism to the third chapter of Genesis
• Bible Devotion—considering four ways that God’s election of David as king represents the election of His people unto salvation

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 2”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Bible Reading—the basic divisions of a timeline
• Bible Doctrine—examining the meaning of the labels “Arminianism” and “Calvinism”
• Bible Devotion—considering several characteristics of the evangelistic efforts of a gospel preacher

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Church Unity”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the definition for the Greek verb, katartizō, and the four ways it is used in the New Testament
• Showing how the verb is used with reference to “joining together what has been disjointed”
• Highlighting the reason why the Apostle Paul wrote his two letters to the church at Corinth
• Making a comparison between 1 Corinthians 1:10 and 2 Corinthians 13:11
• The Greek verb is used in this context of “joining something together” only in connection with the church at Corinth
• The Greek verb occurs at the beginning of the first letter and at the end of the second letter
• In both texts, Paul is pressing upon the members of the church the importance of nurturing a unified spirit
• At the beginning of the first letter, Paul introduced the subject of unity by “beseeching” the brethren, and then proceeded to argue the case; whereas at the end of the second letter, Paul concludes the subject of unity by “blessing” the brethren, and proceeds to emphasize the truth
• In both texts, Paul addresses the members of the church as “brethren”
• In the first letter, the authority and motivating principle for nurturing a spirit of unity is the name of the Lord Jesus Christ; whereas in the second letter, it is the God of love and peace
• At the beginning of the first letter, Paul gives four clear instructions to the members of the church as they endeavor to nurture unity
• At the end of the second letter, Paul gives four more instructions to the church as they endeavor to nurture unity

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Signposts For Your Journey Through The Bible: Part 1”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:

A Doctrinal And Devotional Guide Designed To Lead The Lord’s People On A Journey Through The Scriptures According To The Framework Of Sovereign Grace.

• Introducing this new series of ‘sessions’
• Bible Reading—examining the logical order of the books of the Bible
• Bible Doctrine—exploring the meaning of a framework of doctrine
• Bible Devotion—considering Philip’s gospel ministry to the man from Ethiopia

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