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Welcome to the Sermon Blog of Life Church (formerly New Testament Baptist Church/NTBC). Feel free to listen to or download sermons from our Sunday morning services. Then click on the comments to dialogue about the messages so we can learn from each other throughout the week. You may also click on the envelope after each post to send the link to a friend.

Dec 27, 2015

Emmanuel: God With Us

Youth Pastor Chet Jobert discusses Hebrews 12:18-29 and the implications of our awesome and sometimes terrifying God becoming man and living among us.

Dec 20, 2015

The True Meaning of Christmas

Elder Brad Jobert delivers this sermon on what the coming of Christ into the world means for those who believe in Him and for those who don't believe.

Dec 13, 2015

Mary Did You Know?

Elder Steve Todaro shares this Christmas message about Jesus based on the popular song "Mary Did You Know?" *(Please note that the volume drops for a portion of the sermon but resumes to normal volume for the majority of the message)  

Dec 6, 2015

The Peace of God

Preaching from Hebrews 12:4-11, Chet Jobert discusses how we can have true inner peace in all circumstances that only comes from a right relationship with God.

Nov 29, 2015

The Discipline of Suffering

Chet Jobert speaks on Hebrews 12:1-13 which teaches that God, though gracious, still disciplines His own people due to the seriousness of the effect of sin in our lives.

Nov 22, 2015

Bill Alexson of SportsPower International

We welcome guest speaker Bill Alexson of SportsPower International who delivers this encouraging and uplifting message of God's power and faithfulness. *(Please note that the very end of the message was not recorded due to recording limitations)

Nov 15, 2015

Faith Defined

Chet Jobert shares this sermon on the "Faith Chapter"- Hebrews 11.

Nov 8, 2015

The Perfect Offering, Part Two

Youth Pastor Chet Jobert discusses Hebrews 9:11-14 and Hebrews 10:1-10.

Nov 1, 2015

The Perfect Offering, Part One

Chet Jobert preaches on Hebrews 9:6-14 and calls us to ask ourselves if we truly love Jesus in light of His wonderful sacrifice for us.  

Oct 25, 2015

Only Jesus Transforms

Elder Paul Sargent preaches from Hebrews 7:21b through Hebrews chapter 8 on the "better covenant" that Christ ushered in.

Oct 18, 2015

Oct. 18, 2015

Due to technical difficulties, the sermon on Hebrews 7 by Chet Jobert was not recorded.

Oct 11, 2015

Don't Walk Away

Elder Steve Todaro preaches from Hebrews 5:11- Hebrews 6.

Oct 4, 2015

Secured With Confidence

Steve Todaro continues the Hebrews Initiative series and preaches on Hebrews 4-5:10.

Sep 27, 2015

Watch Out!

Elder Brad Jobert preaches from Hebrews 3 and invites us to consider Jesus and to see if we revere Him above all as our perfect High Priest.

*(To hear the final minutes of the sermon please press the second player below)

Sep 20, 2015

A Great Salvation

Elder Brad Jobert continues the Hebrews Initiative series and teaches on Hebrews chapter 2. *(Please note that the end of the sermon was not recorded due to recording limitations)

Sep 13, 2015

Who Is Jesus?

Elder Paul Sargent begins the twelve week Hebrews Initiative series by discussing Hebrews chapter 1 and why the book of Hebrews is still relevant for our time.

Sep 6, 2015

The Intimacy of Christ

Youth pastor Chet Jobert discusses from Revelation 1:9-2:1 how both conviction and encouragement from Scripture connects with our intimacy with Jesus Christ.

Aug 30, 2015

Life And Legacy for the Next Generation

Elder Steve Todaro speaks on Christian education. The text is taken from Deuteronomy 6: 1-9.

Aug 23, 2015

Dr. Michael Ivey (2 Corinthians 4:3-18)

We welcome missionary to South Korea Dr. Michael Ivey who brings this message from 2 Corinthians 4 that encourages us to focus on the eternal and not the temporary things that will pass away.

Aug 16, 2015

The Recipe For Christian Growth (2 Peter 1:3-11)

Elder Steve Todaro delivers this sermon on the promises of God, the foundation of our faith, and applications and warnings from Scripture about spiritual growth.

Aug 9, 2015

Moses and the Exodus

Brad Jobert completes the series on knowing God more deeply with a study of Moses and the Exodus. The Scriptures are taken from Exodus chapters 3-15. (Please note that the end of the message was not recorded due to recording limitations).

Aug 2, 2015

Moses Before the Burning Bush

Brad Jobert continues discussing how to grow in our knowledge of God by examining Moses and his experiences described in Exodus 3 and 4. *(Please note that the end of the sermon was not recorded due to recording limitations) 

Jul 26, 2015

Growing in the Knowledge and Joy of the Lord

Elder Brad Jobert preaches on how developing a deeper knowledge of God increases our faith and our joy in Him. The texts are taken from 2 Peter 1:2-9 and Exodus 1-3. *(Please note that the very end of the sermon was not recorded due to recording limitations)

Jul 19, 2015

Why We Lose the Joy of The Lord

Elder Brad Jobert delivers this sermon and gives several reasons why many of us don't have the joy of Christ in our lives.The main text is taken from Genesis 3:1-7.

Jul 12, 2015

Personal Testimony- Paul Sargent

Paul Sargent shares his personal testimony and discusses the important difference between belief in God and genuine saving faith.

Jul 5, 2015

The Transfiguration

Elder Paul Sargent shares this sermon on the Transfiguration found in Matthew 17.

Jun 28, 2015

Are We All Buying In?

Chet Jobert concludes his preaching on Spiritual Gifts with Part Three of the series. The text is taken from Romans 12:1-13.

Jun 21, 2015

Applications of Spiritual Gifts

Chet Jobert shares Part Two of the Spiritual Gifts Series. The text is taken from 1 Corinthians 12:4-11.

Jun 14, 2015

Why Spiritual Gifts?

Youth pastor Chet Jobert begins preaching Part One of the series on Spiritual Gifts. The Scripture for this sermon is taken from 1 Corinthians 12.

Jun 7, 2015

Casting a Vision for Life Church, Part Two (NTBC)

Elder Brad Jobert continues discussing the direction and vision for our church.

May 31, 2015

Casting a Vision for Life Church (NTBC)

Elder Brad Jobert speaks on the vision and direction the Elders believe that God is leading our church. The Scripture is taken from Proverbs 29:18.

May 24, 2015

Christ Must Be Preeminent In Our Lives

Elder Paul Sargent shares this sermon from Colossians 1:1-23 on why Jesus Christ should be our first love and preeminent in our lives.

May 17, 2015

The Promise of the Holy Spirit, Part Two

Elder Steve Todaro continues speaking on the fruit and the gifts of the Holy Spirit. The text is from Luke 24:49.

May 10, 2015

The Promise of the Holy Spirit

Elder Steve Todaro delivers this sermon taken from John 14:16-20. This passage is one of the discourses of our Lord spoken during the time following his triumphal entry into Jerusalem and prior to the Lord's Supper.

May 3, 2015

Whole Life Holiness

We welcome guest speaker Dr. Andrew Sargent who delivers this message on the accurate Biblical understanding of God's holiness and what this means for us who are also called to be "holy." The text is taken from Leviticus 11:45.

Apr 26, 2015

Do You Want to be Used by God?

Elder Brad Jobert brings this sermon on how God desires to use us as we acknowledge His holiness and authority over our lives and yield to His power to transform us. The texts used for the sermon are from Isaiah 6:1-8 and John 21:15-17.

Apr 19, 2015

Obedience is the Evidence of Saving Faith

Alan Dias-Martin shares this sermon on godly obedience and how it is to be lived out in our lives through the power of Christ. The main text for the sermon was taken from 1 John 5:2-5.

Apr 12, 2015

The Purpose of Spiritual Gifts

Youth pastor Chet Jobert brings this message from the book of Ephesians about how spiritual gifts should promote unity and spiritual maturity within the church.

Apr 5, 2015

Why a Mediator?

Elder Brad Jobert shares this Resurrection Sunday sermon based on 1 Timothy 2:5. (Please note that due to recording limitations the entire message was not recorded)

Mar 29, 2015

They Watched, They Listened, but Did They Really See, Did They Really Understand?

Elder Steve Todaro shares this Palm Sunday message taken from John 12:12-16.

Mar 22, 2015

The Great Commission

Youth pastor Chet Jobert preaches from Matthew 28:18-20 on the Great Commission.

Mar 15, 2015

The Hope and Power of Jesus' Resurrection

Youth Pastor Chet Jobert shares this message from 1 Corinthians 15:12-19 on the meaning and effect of Jesus' resurrection and our faith.

Mar 8, 2015

The Service Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Elder Paul Sargent brings this message about the spiritual gifts of service found in Romans 12:6-8.

Mar 1, 2015

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Sixteen

Elder Brad Jobert, speaking on 1 Thessalonians 5:23-28, ends the series on 1 Thessalonians and discusses the God of peace, our sanctification, and being found blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus.

Feb 22, 2015

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Fifteen

Elder Steve Todaro, preaching from 1 Thessalonians 5:20-22, discusses the topics of prophecy, examining Scripture carefully, holding on to everything that is good and keeping oneself from all evil.

Feb 15, 2015

No church service was held on this day due to a snowstorm.

Feb 8, 2015

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Fourteen

Elder Paul Sargent preaches from 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 on being joyful, prayerful and thankful, which is the will of God for us at all times and in all circumstances.

Feb 1, 2015

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Thirteen

Elder Brad Jobert continues preaching from 1 Thessalonians 5:19 and what it means to walk in the Spirit.

Jan 25, 2015

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Twelve

Elder Brad Jobert preaches from 1 Thessalonians 5:19 on who the Holy Spirit is and why we are commanded not to quench the Spirit.

Jan 18, 2015

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Eleven

Elder Steve Todaro delivers this message from 1 Thessalonians 5:13b-15 on how the church community should live rightly with one another in the Lord.

Jan 11, 2015

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Ten

Youth Pastor Chet Jobert discusses spiritual leadership in the church. The text is taken from 1 Thessalonians 5:11-13.

Jan 4, 2015

"Yes, Jesus is Coming Again!" - 1 Thessalonians Series, Part Nine

Elder Paul Sargent discusses the Second Coming of Christ and the hope and comfort believers can have knowing that whether we live or pass away, we will all be included in the Resurrection. The Scripture is taken from 1 Thessalonians 4:9-5:11.