But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Vassal of the King - Apologetic Report
Saturday, 09 November 2019 03:48

My Earnest Desire to Preach the Word

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My Earnest Desire to Preach the WordGeoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchThe Lord requires His servants to be faithful in all things. As I handle the Word, as an expository preacher of the Bible, I earnestly desire to preach the Word faithfully. The Lord will take care of the results,...

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Crucial Reminders Regarding Biblical Preaching in An Era That Mocks It.Geoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchI’m a preacher and I love to preach. I live and breathe preaching. God has called me to preach and I praise Him for the inestimable privilege more royal than ruling as a...

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The Faithful Church Ministry According to ScriptureGeoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchThe Lord of the Church has not left His church to wonder about faithful church ministry and how it must be done. Christ Himself promised to build His church and He guaranteed that even the forces of...

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Set It On Your Heart to Serve Your Local Church FamilyGeoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchAll Christians do well to serve as Christ has served us. How gracious is His love for us! O how lavish is His mercy toward us! How steadfast is His faithfulness toward us. In light of who our...

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Philosophy of EvangelismGeoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchAt Christ Fellowship Bible Church, we believe that part of our mission is to evangelize the lost. The joyful privilege and God-given duty that rests upon every single Christian includes the proclamation of the saving message...

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Answering Some Common Questions About CFBC, Part 5Geoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible Church  (St Louis, MO) 1. Do you believe divorce is permissible?   —   We uphold and affirm a high view of marriage as the permanent union between one man and one...

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Answering Some Common Questions About Christ Fellowship Bible Church,Part 4 Geoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible Church (St Louis, Missouri) 1. Why do you not own your own building?  — When CFBC began in 2011 with only a few people, purchasing a building was not, of...

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Why is it important to have regular family worship?Geoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchI believe it’s critical. Family worship, I’m convinced, should have a central place in the regular life of every Christian household. It’s essential. Not because of who I am or who...

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The Christ Fellowship Bible Church leadership has provided questions and answers to some of the common questions that folks have asked.  www.CFBCSTL.orgThis is part 3 of the ongoing series.11. Do you believe the Bible speaks to real-life struggles and problems? —   The...

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The Christ Fellowship Bible Church leadership seeks to answer some of the common questions that folks have asked us.  (www.CFBCSTL.org) This is part 2. It is continued from part 1. 6. What ministries do you have?   —  When people often ask what ministries we offer, it...

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In this blog, the Christ Fellowship Bible Church (www.CFBCSTL.org) leadership seeks to answer some questions that folks have asked:Part 11. Why do you prefer & use the NASB translation?  —  We prefer to use the New American Standard Bible (NASB) as our preferred English...

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Monday, 24 June 2019 21:47

Praying for Men of God!

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Praying for Men of GodGeoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchAs a church planter and as a man devoted to the trustworthiness and clarity of the Bible, I have begged God over the years to raise up men -- faithful men, humble men, Bible-men, servant-minded men. I praise God that He has...

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Saturday, 01 June 2019 22:20

Practical Ways to Prepare for Worship.

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Some thoughts on how to prepare for worship.
Geoffrey R. Kirkland
Christ Fellowship Bible Church


In Exodus 19:11, God told Moses to have the nation of Israel ready and prepared for the Lord to come down in the sight of all the congregation on Mt. Sinai. We serve a God who desires that His people...

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Wednesday, 29 May 2019 22:07

The Devastating Reality of Sin

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The Devastating Reality of SinGeoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchThis article serves to explain what sin is and how evil sin really is.Definition of Sin:Sin is any lack of conformity to the law of God by transgressing its obligations or by failing to fulfill its commands. Sin is...

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Wednesday, 29 May 2019 05:57

That Evil Monster of Sin!

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That Evil Monster of Sin!Geoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchSin is lawlessness. Nothing good exists in sin. God is wholly desirable and everything good is bound up in God and in His beauty. But sin is all evil, always evil, powerfully evil, and deceitfully evil. Sin promises and then...

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As we eagerly await the OPEN AIR PREACHER'S DAY OF INSTRUCTION & EQUIPPING hosted by Christ Fellowship Bible Church (St Louis, Missouri) [this Saturday, May 25th], I think it'd be helpful to provide a few helpful blogs on some related issues around the importance of faithful, biblically sound,...

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BIBLE READING PLANWe have gathered together a simple Bible-reading plan that many folks have used at Christ Fellowship Bible Church.  It'll take you through the Old Testament one time and the New Testament twice each year.  It consists in reading a couple of chapters in the Old Testament...

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The Heartfelt Embrace of Young Womanhood, Part 2Geoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchTitus 2:4-5 is a gloriously clear text that defines what biblical womanhood is about. In fact, these verses provide the ingredients for a wonderful ministry of older women coming alongside to...

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The Heartfelt Embrace of Young WomanhoodGeoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchTitus 2:4-5 speaks of the older women who are to be “teaching what is good so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, to be sensible, pure, workers at...

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OPEN AIR PREACHER ANNOUNCEMENT!!! What?The Open Air Preacher’s Day of Equipping & InstructionWhen? Saturday, May 25th, 2019 | 9AM - 2PM | with STL Cardinals Game Evangelism that evening 6PM [optional]
Where?Located at Christ Fellowship Bible Church (9321 Litzsinger Road, St...

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Sunday, 17 March 2019 22:07

How Should You Listen to a Sermon?

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How Should You Hear the Word of God Preached?Geoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchQ. 160. What is required of those that hear the Word preached? [From the Westminster Confession, 1647]A. It is required of those that hear the Word preached, that they attend upon it with diligence,...

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Wednesday, 06 March 2019 23:40

Snatch Out Of the Fire!

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The Urgency of Soul-Winning.Jude 23 — save others, snatching them out of the fire…Soul willing, by definition, must be urgent. The urgency comes not just from the method but from the reality of the spiritual state of men. Time is short and all those who die in their sins will perish in...

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Friday, 22 February 2019 05:37

Duties of Christian Wives [19-part e-Book]

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Here is the link to the recent 19-part eBook on Duties of Christian Wives that I completed. May the Lord use it to edify and build up Christian women in marriages for the glory of Christ.  Here are the articles:1. submitting2. following3. affirming4. respecting5. speaking well of6. working...

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 23:35

God-Honoring, Good Sex.

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God-Honoring, Good Sex.Geoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchGod has given marriage to humankind for many reasons. Marriage serves to point to the great Marriage between Christ and His Bride, the Church. It is to be a means of sanctification, a blessing of companionship, the means of...

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Sunday, 20 January 2019 21:13

The Process Journey of Becoming an Elder

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The Process of Becoming a Leader of Christ Fellowship Bible ChurchGeoffrey R. KirklandChrist Fellowship Bible ChurchThe church belongs to Jesus Christ! He resides as the sovereign Head over His Body, the church and He has spoken clearly and sufficiently in His Word, the Bible. What He says has...

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