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Weekly preaching and teaching audio brought to you by Liberty Baptist Church

Weekly preaching and teaching audio brought to you by Liberty Baptist Church


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Weekly preaching and teaching audio brought to you by Liberty Baptist Church






Why the Book of Proverbs Matters

Wisdom is the practice of grasping the meaning of a situation and understanding what to do and how to do it in the right way at the right time. Simply put, Proverbs is wisdom that works. Join Pastor as he introduces his new sermon series through the Book of Proverbs called "Wisdom that Works." Listen in as he explains that God coaches us in the wisdom we need throughout the long and complicated path of our everyday lives.


Trusting God's Way with Us

What is God doing in your life at this time? Join Pastor Joe as he encourages us to trust God's ways of enriching our lives despite hardships.


The Expectation of Fruitfulness

Jesus had a legitimate expectation for his followers to be fruitful, authentic, and capable of demonstrating their faith. Join Pastor Martin as he explains how the withering of the fig tree in Matthew 21 confronts us with 3 expectations to determine if God is satisfied with our fruitfulness.


A Spiritual House Cleaning

When a church loses its sense of its God given purpose it is setting itself up for a holy house cleaning. Join Pastor Joe as he explains that the cleansing of the temple confronts us with four Christ-centered standards to determine if God is pleased with this house.


Prayer: The Continual Conversation

As we "climb higher" to the prayerful peak, you will see that the summit is frequent communion with God. Join Pastor Joe as he concludes his practical series on prayer. We "reach the summit" by learning to pray without ceasing by lifting up small and frequent requests throughout the day. Climb with us!


What Crown Sits Upon Your Head?

If God saves sinners and supports his children in every circumstance, what is our part? It could be reduced to two simple words: Trust God. Join Pastor Joe as he explains Isaiah's illustration of "the crown" that effects our lives. In this message, he teaches practical ways to persistently and enthusiastically pursue Christ and Christ-likeness each day.


The Help We Need In Any Affliction

Across the history of our nation, we have summoned thousands to serve on battlefields from which they did not return. For some, the wars may be over, but for others there is a fight that rages on beyond the crucible of the physical battlefield. There is a war rages on within the mind. Though mental illness is treatable, less than two-thirds of those suffering will seek treatment. Dr. Joe Martin, pastor of Liberty Baptist Church and AACC Board Certified Pastoral Counselor, explains God's...


Practical Prayers for Spiritual Maturity

The Lord's model prayer has two primary aspects of content: the tangible and intangible; the physical and spiritual. Join us as Pastor Joe challenges us to examine our prayers for spiritual blessings.


Residency in the City of God

God desires to display his glory to wholehearted worshipers. Pastor Joe passionately exhorts all Christians to make personal worship their most urgent business every day, and he explains practical steps to take to fix our thoughts on God.


Pride and Prejudice

Many disciples want to be great followers, but not many consider greatness to be linked to serving and sacrifice. Listen to Pastor's recent sermon to learn how to focus on Jesus to overcome the pride and prejudice we have that prevents us from serving like Jesus.


Taking Up Residence in the City of God

Mankind consists basically of two groups of people, which we can examine metaphorically as two cities: the city of man and the city of God. Pastor Joe explains Isaiah's vision and encourages us to be wholehearted worshippers of God.


The Perseverance of a Woman of Great Faith

Mothers put in endless hours, function dynamically, never seem to run down, and do it all – sadly – without all the praise they deserve. Join Pastor Joe as he shares insights of the praiseworthy life of a woman of great faith.


What Do You Know For Sure?

Walking in truth means living in the divine certainties that are found in Jesus Christ. Take time to listen as Pastor Joe explains the five Christian certainties on which we can build our lives with confidence.


Redeeming the Hidden Reality

God is able to create beauty out of the wreckage we create. Pastor Joe explains Isaiah's plea for us to see God, our cultural surroundings, and ourselves with realism as he gives us hope in the redeeming grace of God.


A Fool's Bargain

The riches of this world are tempting, and their allure has a powerful effect on human hearts! Pastor Joe explains how today's passage provides us with two cautionary tales, warning us that those who bargain with God will omit the real riches and overlook the real blessing offered by Christ.


"The Birthmarks of a Believer"

Newborns have characteristics of their family that, in time, become even more pronounced and recognizable. The Christian life is like that. Join Pastor Joe as he explains the three "birthmarks" that identify people who are in the family of God.


What Makes for a Faithful Church?

There are many opinions about what makes a church great, but what characteristics allow the church to be considered "faithful"? Join Pastor Joe as he explains how the Thessalonians embraced key characteristics that made them an example of a faithful church.


The Reality of the Resurrection

The resurrection of Christ in the past and the resurrection of human beings in the future have deep practical significance for the present. Listen in as Pastor Joe explains how the reality of the resurrection changes the way we experience life here and now.


Sunday's Children

Jesus Christ is risen from the dead, and the effects of his life and death are undeniable. Listen in as Pastor Joe explains how the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ opens the door to eternal life.


The Blessing of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ

Jesus combined word and symbol to maximize the communication of the most important truth for man in the universe. The remembrance of the Lord's Supper is meant to convey to everyone an increasing understanding of the mystery of Christ and the atonement that he provided. Join Pastor Joe as he instructs the church to prepare for partaking in the Lord's Supper.