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Sermons by Dr. Steve Swartz

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December 16, 2018

Our Gift to Jesus: A Well-Ordered Church

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Our Gift to Jesus Topic: The Church Passage: Acts 1–12

December 9, 2018

A Faith Check-Up: Do You Believe Christ?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: A Faith Check-Up Topic: Christian Living Passage: John 12:35–12:50

December 2, 2018

A Faith Check-Up: Do You Understand Christ?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: A Faith Check-Up Topic: Christian Living Passage: John 12:27–12:34

November 25, 2018

A Faith Check-Up: Do You Follow Christ?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: A Faith Check-Up Topic: Christian Living Passage: John 12:20–20:26

November 18, 2018

A Faith Check-Up: Do You Worship Christ?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: A Faith Check-Up Topic: Christian Living Passage: John 12:12–12:19

November 11, 2018

A Faith Check-Up: Do You Love Christ?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: A Faith Check-Up Topic: Christian Living Passage: John 12:1–12:11

October 14, 2018

How the Pentateuch Destroys Evolution

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: 2018 Steadfast Bible Conference Topic: Creation Passage: Genesis 1:1–50:26, Exodus 1:1–40:38

May 20, 2018

Healthy Church Refills: The Vital Necessity of the Lord’s Table

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Various Sermons Topic: The Church Passage: 1 Corinthians 11:23–11:29

April 29, 2018

Health Church Refills: Signs of a Thriving Church Member

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Various Sermons Topic: The Church Passage: Hebrews 10:24–10:25

April 22, 2018

Parenting for God's Glory: The Principle of Purity

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Parenting for God's Glory Topic: Family Passage: Ephesians 6:1–6:4

April 8, 2018

Parenting for God’s Glory: The Principle of Divine Truth

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Parenting for God's Glory Topic: Family Passage: Ephesians 6:1–6:4

April 1, 2018

The Prophetic Plan of the Death and Resurrection of Christ

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Various Sermons Topic: Jesus Passage: 1 Corinthians 15:3–15:8

February 25, 2018

Parenting for God’s Glory: The Principle of Natural Outcomes

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Parenting for God's Glory Topic: Family Passage: Ephesians 6:1–6:4

February 18, 2018

Parenting for God's Glory: The Principle of Respectful Submission

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Parenting for God's Glory Topic: Family Passage: Ephesians 6:1–6:4

February 11, 2018

Parenting for God's Glory: The Principle of Heart Motivation

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Parenting for God's Glory Topic: Family Passage: Ephesians 6:1–6:4

February 4, 2018

Parenting for God’s Glory: Introduction

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Parenting for God's Glory Topic: Family Passage: Ephesians 6:1–6:4

December 31, 2017

Twelve Reasons to be Joyful: Remember Christ’s Heroics

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Twelve Reasons to be Joyful Topic: Jesus Passage: John 7:25–7:36

December 24, 2017

Christmas Songs: What You Must Know Beyond the Manger, Part 3

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Christmas Songs: What You Must Know Beyond the Manger Passage: Luke 1:44–1:55, Luke 1:67–1:80, Luke 2:28–2:32

December 24, 2017

Christmas Songs: What You Must Know Beyond the Manger, Part 4

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Christmas Songs: What You Must Know Beyond the Manger Passage: Luke 1:44–1:55, Luke 1:67–1:80, Luke 2:28–2:32

December 17, 2017

Christmas Songs: What You Must Know Beyond the Manger, Part 2

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Christmas Songs: What You Must Know Beyond the Manger Passage: Luke 1:44–1:55, Luke 1:67–1:80, Luke 2:28–2:32

December 10, 2017

Christmas Songs: What You Must Know Beyond the Manger, Part 1

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Christmas Songs: What You Must Know Beyond the Manger Passage: Luke 1:44–1:55, Luke 1:67–1:80, Luke 2:28–2:32

August 27, 2017

The Lie of Circumstantial Happiness

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Various Sermons Topic: Christian Living Passage: Genesis 11:27–11:32

May 28, 2017

Anchoring Your Soul in Christ: Because of His Father’s Testimony

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Anchoring Your Soul in Christ Topic: Jesus Passage: John 5:30–5:32, John 5:37–5:38

May 14, 2017

Mothers vs. Murderers: The Modern-Day Holocaust

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Various Sermons Topic: Abortion Passage: Psalm 139:13–139:16

April 30, 2017

Anchoring Your Soul in Christ: Because of His Deity

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Anchoring Your Soul in Christ Topic: Jesus Passage: John 5:17–5:24

April 16, 2017

God Alone Can Save Your Life

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Why You Need Easter Topic: Salvation Passage: 1 Kings 17:17–21:24

April 14, 2017

You Can't Outrun Your Death

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Why You Need Easter Topic: Salvation Passage: 1 Kings 17:17–17:20

April 9, 2017

God Loves the Least Likely

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Why You Need Easter Topic: Salvation Passage: 1 Kings 17:1–17:16

April 2, 2017

The Day Jesus Conquered Unbelief in Me

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Diary of a Changed Life Topic: Salvation Passage: John 4:43–4:54

March 26, 2017

The Day Jesus Stunned Me

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Diary of a Changed Life Topic: Salvation Passage: John 4:27–4:42

March 19, 2017

The Day Jesus Saw Through Me

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Diary of a Changed Life Topic: Salvation Passage: John 4:16–4:26

March 12, 2017

The Day Jesus Visited Me

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Diary of a Changed Life Topic: Salvation Passage: John 4:1–4:15

March 5, 2017

The Day Jesus’ Greatness Overwhelmed Me

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Diary of a Changed Life Topic: Salvation Passage: John 3:22–3:36

February 26, 2017

The Day God’s Love Dawned on Me

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Diary of a Changed Life Topic: Salvation Passage: John 3:16–3:21

February 19, 2017

The Day the Cross Became Real to Me

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Diary of a Changed Life Topic: Salvation Passage: John 3:9–3:15

February 12, 2017

The Day the Holy Spirit Visited Me

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Diary of a Changed Life Topic: Salvation Passage: John 3:1–3:8

February 5, 2017

Is Christ Man’s Judge?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Pre-flight Checklist Topic: Jesus Passage: John 2:23–2:25

January 29, 2017

Is Christ the Center of My Worship?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Pre-flight Checklist Topic: Jesus Passage: John 2:12–2:22

January 22, 2017

Is My Heart Transformed by Christ?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Pre-flight Checklist Topic: Jesus Passage: John 2:1–2:11

January 15, 2017

How to Listen to a Sermon and Why it Matters

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Various Sermons Topic: Christian Living Passage: 1 Corinthians 12:12–12:26

December 11, 2016

Is Christ Appointed by God?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Pre-flight Checklist Topic: Jesus Passage: John 1:43–1:51

November 27, 2016

Is Christ Worth Following?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Pre-flight Checklist Topic: Jesus Passage: John 1:35–1:42

November 13, 2016

Is Christ My Savior?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Pre-flight Checklist Topic: Jesus Passage: John 1:29–1:34

November 6, 2016

Is Christ My Lord?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Pre-flight Checklist Topic: Jesus Passage: John 1:19–1:28

October 23, 2016

The Glory of the Son of God

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Introducing Jesus Topic: Jesus Passage: John 1:14, John 1:16–1:18

October 16, 2016

The Brotherhood of the Son of God

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Introducing Jesus Topic: Jesus Passage: John 1:9–1:13

October 9, 2016

The Witness of the Son of God

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Introducing Jesus Topic: Jesus Passage: John 1:1–1:8, John 1:15

October 2, 2016

The Light of the Son of God

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Introducing Jesus Topic: Jesus Passage: John 1:1–1:5

September 25, 2016

The Introduction to the Son of God

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Introducing Jesus Topic: Jesus Passage: John 1:1–1:18

January 17, 2016

Worshiping the King with Sanctifying Preaching

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Worship God the King Topic: Worship Passage: Deuteronomy 31:11–31:13

January 17, 2016

Worshiping the King with Your Possessions

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Worship God the King Topic: Worship Passage: Malachi 3:6–3:12

January 15, 2016

Worshiping the King with Expectancy

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Worship God the King Topic: Worship Passage: 2 Kings 8:44–8:61

January 10, 2016

Worshiping the King with Song

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Worship God the King Topic: Worship Passage: Psalm 96

January 3, 2016

Worshiping the King with Your Life

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Worship God the King Topic: Worship Passage: Ephesians 4–6

January 3, 2016

Worshiping the King in Trinitarian Adoration

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Worship God the King Topic: Worship Passage: Ephesians 1:1–1:14

December 27, 2015

The Call to Worship the King

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Worship God the King Topic: Worship Passage: Psalm 95

February 8, 2015

Your Death in Christ

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Avoid Spiritual Deception Topic: Christian Living Passage: Colossians 2:20–2:23

February 1, 2015

Alpha and Omega: The Sovereign God Jesus

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: The Preeminent Jesus Christ Topic: Jesus Passage: Revelation 22:13

February 1, 2015

The Reality of Christ

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Avoid Spiritual Deception Topic: Christian Living Passage: Colossians 2:16–2:19

January 25, 2015

The Triumph of Christ

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Avoid Spiritual Deception Topic: Christian Living Passage: Colossians 2:13–2:15

January 18, 2015

The New Jerusalem (Continued)

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Heaven: Our Glorious New Home Topic: Heaven Passage: Revelation 21:2, Revelation 21:9–22:5

January 18, 2015

The Bible’s View of Church Membership

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Disciplines of the Christian Faith Topic: Christian Living Passage: Romans 12:4–12:16

January 11, 2015

The New Jerusalem

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Heaven: Our Glorious New Home Topic: Heaven Passage: Revelation 21:2, Revelation 21:9–22:5

January 11, 2015

Giving Like Phoebe

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Disciplines of the Christian Faith Topic: Christian Living Passage: Romans 16:1–16:2

January 4, 2015

Life on the New Earth (Continued)

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Heaven: Our Glorious New Home Topic: Heaven Passage: Revelation 21:4–21:8

January 4, 2015

Studying Like Peter

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Disciplines of the Christian Faith Topic: Christian Living Passage: 2 Peter 3:14–3:18

December 28, 2014

Praying Like Jacob

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Disciplines of the Christian Faith Topic: Christian Living Passage: Genesis 32:1–32:32

December 21, 2014

Life on the New Earth

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Heaven: Our Glorious New Home Topic: Heaven Passage: Revelation 21:4–21:8

December 14, 2014

God With Us and Us With God

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Heaven: Our Glorious New Home Topic: Heaven Passage: Revelation 21:1–21:3

December 7, 2014

The New Heaven & the New Earth, Part 2

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Heaven: Our Glorious New Home Topic: Heaven Passage: Revelation 21:1–21:2

November 30, 2014

Transformation in Christ

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Avoid Spiritual Deception Topic: Christian Living Passage: Colossians 2:11–2:13

November 23, 2014

The Fullness of Christ

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Avoid Spiritual Deception Topic: Christian Living Passage: Colossians 2:8–2:10

November 22, 2014

The New Heaven & the New Earth

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Heaven: Our Glorious New Home Topic: Heaven Passage: Revelation 21:1–21:2

November 16, 2014

The Dangers of Man-made Evidence of Heaven

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Heaven: Our Glorious New Home Topic: Heaven Passage: Revelation 21:1–21:2

November 16, 2014

Walk in Christ

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: How to Avoid Spiritual Deception Topic: Christian Living Passage: Colossians 2:6–2:7

September 21, 2014

Christ the Preeminent Mediator

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: The Preeminent Jesus Christ Topic: Jesus Passage: Colossians 1:18–1:20

September 14, 2014

Christ the Preeminent Lord

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: The Preeminent Jesus Christ Topic: Jesus Passage: Colossians 1:17–1:18

September 7, 2014

Christ the Preeminent Creator

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: The Preeminent Jesus Christ Topic: Jesus Passage: Colossians 1:15–1:16

August 17, 2014

Walking Worthy of the Lord

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Walking Worthy Topic: Christian Living Passage: Colossians 1:9–1:10

July 19, 2014

How Can I Have Assurance of Salvation?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Assurance of Salvation Topic: Salvation Passage: 1 John 1:1–5:21

July 13, 2014

Why Must We Forgive: The Drive of Our Hearts

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: The Who, How and Why of Forgiveness Topic: Forgiveness Passage: Philemon 1:19–1:25

July 13, 2014

Standing Strong: The Reward of Endurance

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Assurance of Salvation Topic: Salvation Passage: Revelation 14:12–14:13

July 6, 2014

How Must We Forgive: A Model For Forgiveness

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: The Who, How and Why of Forgiveness Topic: Forgiveness Passage: Philemon 1:8–1:18

June 29, 2014

Who Must Forgive: All Who Have Been Forgiven

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: The Who, How and Why of Forgiveness Topic: Forgiveness Passage: Philemon 1:1–1:7

June 22, 2014

The Marks of a Victorious Saint

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Living a Joyful Christian Life Topic: Christian Living Passage: Revelation 14:12–14:13

November 17, 2013

Laodicea - Church of the Lukewarm

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Christ's Divine Evaluation of the Local Church Topic: The Church Passage: Revelation 3:14–3:22

November 10, 2013

Philadelphia - The Church of the Open Door

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Christ's Divine Evaluation of the Local Church Topic: The Church Passage: Revelation 3:7–3:13

November 3, 2013

Sardis - The Church of the Living Dead

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Christ's Divine Evaluation of the Local Church Topic: The Church Passage: Revelation 3:1–3:6

October 20, 2013

Thyatira - The Church that Tolerates Sin

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Christ's Divine Evaluation of the Local Church Topic: The Church Passage: Revelation 2:18–2:29

October 13, 2013

Pergamum: The Church of Partial Loyalty

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Christ's Divine Evaluation of the Local Church Topic: The Church Passage: Revelation 2:12–2:17

October 6, 2013

Smyrna - Purification Through Persecution

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Christ's Divine Evaluation of the Local Church Topic: The Church Passage: Revelation 2:8–2:11

September 29, 2013

Ephesus - The Church that Left Love Behind

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Christ's Divine Evaluation of the Local Church Topic: The Church Passage: Revelation 2:1–2:7

August 11, 2013

Loving Your Wife as Christ Loves the Church

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: God-Glorifying Family Life Topic: Marriage Passage: Ephesians 5:25–5:28

August 4, 2013

The Pattern of Paul

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Living a Joyful Christian Life Topic: Christian Living Passage: Philippians 4:10–4:13

July 28, 2013

Becoming Dads and Moms After God's Own Heart

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: God-Glorifying Family Life Topic: Family Passage: 1 Thessalonians 2:7–2:12

July 28, 2013

Be Anxious For Nothing

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Living a Joyful Christian Life Topic: Christian Living Passage: Philippians 4:4–4:9

May 19, 2013

The Example of Epaphroditus

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Walking Worthy Topic: Christian Living Passage: Philippians 2:25–2:30

April 28, 2013

The Example of Timothy

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Walking Worthy Topic: Christian Living Passage: Philippians 2:19–2:24

April 14, 2013

The Example of Paul

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Walking Worthy Topic: Christian Living Passage: Philippians 2:17–2:18

April 7, 2013

Qualities of a Humble Believer

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Walking Worthy Topic: Christian Living Passage: Philippians 2:12–2:16

March 29, 2013

A Pause to Worship: The Exaltation of Jesus Christ

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: The Preeminent Jesus Christ Topic: Jesus Passage: Philippians 2:5–2:11

March 24, 2013

The Example of Christ

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Walking Worthy Topic: Christian Living Passage: Philippians 2:5–2:11

March 17, 2013

Exhibiting Selflessness

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Walking Worthy Topic: Christian Living Passage: Philippians 2:1–2:4

March 3, 2013

A Church Full of Faithful Ministers

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Walking Worthy Topic: Christian Living Passage: Philippians 1:27–1:30

February 24, 2013

Living in Joyful Confidence in Christ

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Living a Joyful Christian Life Topic: Christian Living Passage: Philippians 1:18–1:26

February 3, 2013

The Ingredients for True Joy

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Living a Joyful Christian Life Topic: Christian Living Passage: Philippians 1:3–1:8

January 20, 2013

What is Our Structure as Christ's Church?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Local Church 101: Questions the Church Must Answer Topic: The Church Passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:12–5:13

January 13, 2013

What is Our Authority as Christ's Redeemed?

Speaker: Dr. Steve Swartz Series: Local Church 101: Questions the Church Must Answer Topic: The Church Passage: 1 Corinthians 2:1–2:16

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