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Calvary Baptist Church of Gaylord, MI

Calvary Baptist Church of Gaylord, MI

By James Huber
Various messages from Calvary Baptist Church in Gaylord, MI
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Parable of The Good Samaritan
2nd message in this sermon series on “The Parables of Jesus”. This message asks us to consider if our desire to minister to others is really what we think it is. Are we like the Samaritan man, or more like the Priest or the Levite?
July 25, 2021
The 4th man in the furnace
from Daniel chapter 3. Pastor Joe Sereno (Chaplain with Hospice of Michigan) offers this encouraging message about God’s power and faithfulness during our times of great difficulty.
July 18, 2021
Paul's thorn in the side
from 2nd Corinthians 12:1-10 Bryan Wilson,  guest speaker (audio level is low -  turn playback volume up full)
July 11, 2021
Our Christian Independence Day
Contrasting our nation’s freedom with our freedom in and through Jesus Christ. The point is :be an American, but even more, be a true Christian.
July 4, 2021
Parable of The Unforgiving Servant
The Apostle Peter struggled with the matter of how many times he should forgive a fellow believer who has wronged him. In this parable, Jesus gives us an answer that provides a look into the kingdom of heaven. I hope you enjoy this message because it challenges all of us, myself included, to “forgive those who trespass against us”.
June 27, 2021
He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord
from 1 Corinthians 1:27-31
June 20, 2021
Ensure, assure, and insure
This is a message of the “trinity of hope” in which God keeps his promises.
June 13, 2021
Are we saved by works, or saved onto good works?
The faith versus works debate has been a cause of tension ever since the time of Christ. This morning, we will try to find out what the Bible really says about this issue
June 6, 2021
For the Christian, every day is Memorial Day
1 Timothy 3:16 God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.
May 30, 2021
“The great commission and the great omission” Matthew 28:16-20
Why do churches generously support missions in faraway lands, but are almost unknown in their local communities. Today we examine this topic.
May 23, 2021
Does God help those who help themselves?
A look at this well known but often misunderstood phrase (which is not in the Bible but many people presume it is found there)
May 16, 2021
What is so amazing about grace?
A message aimed at better understanding the difference between grace and justice. This includes some audio of RC Sproul explaining it as only he could do.
May 9, 2021
The names and titles of Jesus
Over 200 names and titles are given in the Old and New testaments. Isaiah 9:6 is the opening reference
May 2, 2021
The Five Solas of biblical Christianity
The pillars of the Protestant Reformation were the belief that we are saved by grace alone, through faith alone, based on the teaching of Scripture alone, through Christ alone, to the glory of God alone. This message explores the meaning of these five solas.
April 25, 2021
A time for all seasons
from the famous passage in Ecclesiastes 3:1-11
April 18, 2021
Easter message
Message title: “The stone was rolled away” (from John 20:10-18)
April 4, 2021
Good Friday message
What really happened at the cross? Matthew 16:21-25
April 2, 2021
The time for sitting the fence is over
A Palm Sunday message
March 28, 2021
Where was Jesus for the time between his death and his resurrection?
The Bible is not entirely clear on this matter, but does provide some clues to help us better understand this issue. In other words, this message seeks to define the parameters of a proper answer.
March 21, 2021
“Why did Jesus have to die” ?
as described from Matthew 26 (in the Garden of Gethsemane).
March 14, 2021
The new Heaven and new Earth
Revelation 21:1-7. After the time of Christ’s millennial reign here in the Earth, then what? That is our question for this message.
March 7, 2021
The Seven Churches of Revelation, part two
From Revelation chapter 3, the letters to Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicia. Here what Jesus had to say 1925 years ago and how it speaks to us today.
February 28, 2021
The Seven Churches of Revelation, part two
What can we learn from Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodecia? (Rev. chapter 3)
February 21, 2021
The Book of Revelation, an overview
Rev 1:1-6. A quick flyover of the main themes of this famous letter to the 7 churches in Asia Minor (written about the year 95AD).
February 14, 2021
Context, meaning, and the Mark of the Beast
from Revelation 13. For some reason, the final two minutes of this message was not recorded which results in a somewhat abrupt ending. However, all the major points had already been made 👍
February 7, 2021
Understanding our liberty in Christ
from Galatians 5:13-16. Subtitle might be “it is a thin line to walk between legalism and liberalism”. Paul instructs us to “Walk in the spirit” so we do not fall into either of those two errors.
January 31, 2021
Who are you angry with?
from Jonah chapter 4
January 24, 2021
Life, what a beautiful choice
Sanctity of Life Sunday 2021
January 24, 2021
The four states of sin
A different way of grasping the nature and the history of human sin, along with the future of where it leads. Pastor Jim Huber preaches this message on Jan 10, 2021
January 10, 2021
Hope for the new year
from Philippians 2:12-16 and many other passages.
January 3, 2021
Christmas Eve 2020
Traditional Christmas Eve service here at Calvary in Gaylord, MI
December 25, 2020
To all people
from Luke 2:1-14
December 20, 2020
The Roots of Christmas
from John 1:14 ... and the Word became flesh and dwelt among us ...
December 13, 2020
Star of wonder, might, and beauty bright
Discussion from Matthew chapter 2 as we begin our series of messages focused on our celebration of the birth of Christ.
December 6, 2020
Seek ye my face
from Psalm 27, and including a reference to the poetic work “High Flight” (...slip the surely bonds of Earth... to touch the face of God)
November 29, 2020
Unexpected guests for dinner
A Thanksgiving message, heavily referencing the “Miracle of the Feeding of the 5000” from Mark 6
November 22, 2020
What kind of soil are you?
from the Parable of Four Soils (in Mark 4)
November 15, 2020
Renewing our focus
from 1 Peter 2:13-17
November 8, 2020
The sin that shall not be forgiven
What does it mean to “blaspheme the Holy Spirit”? from Mark 3:22-30
November 1, 2020
Hardening of our spiritual arteries
from Mark 3:1-6
October 25, 2020
Who Am I?
from 1st Chronicle 17
October 11, 2020
Revisiting a very current issue
from 1st Corinthians 6 and Romans 13
October 4, 2020
“Become as little children”
from Matthew 18:1-6
September 27, 2020
Trusting God in difficult times
from Philippians 4:4-7
September 20, 2020
Take no thought for your life
from Matthew 6:25-34
September 13, 2020
Let not your heart be troubled
from John 14:1-7
September 6, 2020
The Samaritan woman at the well
from John chapter 4
August 30, 2020
Justified, sanctified, and glorified
from Romans 8:28-31
August 23, 2020
Christianity ala carte
The problem with “churchianity” is that buffet approach to our faith is a very dangerous tendency for many who profess to believe. from Matthew 7:15-23
August 16, 2020
Avoiding the bottomless pit
A message about the lures and solutions to falling into the sin of true legalism. Col 2:16-31
August 9, 2020
Lazarus and the Rich Man
from Luke chapter 16, v19-31
August 2, 2020
When in our music God is glorified
A look at the theology behind three famous hymns
July 26, 2020
Do we have a bad case of IES?
from II Timothy 4:1-7
July 19, 2020
Ken Floyd, guest speaker
The Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches (MARBC) joined us on July 12, 2020 to preach and tell us a bit about the organization.   Calvary Baptist was originally founded as an affiliate MARBC church in the mid 1950s, and we are discussing whether it would be in the best interest of the future of this ministry if we re-joined this fellowship of independent Baptist churches.
July 18, 2020
The Prodigal
Joe Sereno, guest speaker
July 18, 2020
The Creator and the created
A message from Exodus 19:20 - 20:3. The giving of the 1st commandment.
June 28, 2020
Sinners and Saints
A review of the historical theological concept know as “Sumul justus et peccatore” - in this life, we are both sinner and saint at the same time. 6.21.2020
June 21, 2020
“Listen more, talk less, and chill out”
Be swift to hear, slow to speak and slow to wrath. James 1:19-20
June 14, 2020
What really happened at the Day of Pentecost?
Acts 2:1-8 and how we should understand the events described city days after Jesus was resurrected from the grave.
June 7, 2020
The foolishness of being a fool
Psalm 14:1-5 “The fool hath said in his hear that there is no God”
June 7, 2020
A Memorial Day message
May 24, 2020
May 24, 2020
“The day he was taken up”
Act 1:1-9 A message about the ascension of Jesus
May 17, 2020
A Mother’s Day proverb
Message from Proverbs 1:1-9
May 10, 2020
A common denominator
A very sensitive message : two sins that have a common root. 5.3.2020
May 3, 2020
Judas, the rest of the story
Why does Luke chapter one quote Peter (referencing the Psalms) as he speaks about Judas’s death and his replacement?
April 26, 2020
How should understand Matthew 27:50-54
A discussion of the mysterious passage about the bodies of the saints being raised after Jesus was resurrected. Based on various bible commentaries.
April 19, 2020
Easter 4.12.20
Easter message 4.12.20 "Why Weepest Thou"?
April 12, 2020
Good Friday 4,10.20
What really happened at the Cross?
April 10, 2020
What can we learn from Judas?
Part of our 2020 Easter series of messages
April 5, 2020
The Garden of Gethsemane
Remotely recorded message given on 3,29,20
March 29, 2020
Seven last words of Christ
A message on the 7 last “sayings” made on the cross Jesus himself.
March 22, 2020
Checking the Core
A brief review of the Core Doctrines of the Christian Faith. The “fundamentals of the faith” (as we sometimes refer to them).
March 15, 2020
The attributes of God
This is a brief overview of the characteristics and descriptors of God. This summer, we will explore these more in-depth as a part of a multi week series of messages.
March 8, 2020
What does the Bible say about Understanding Grace 3.1.2020
Even saved, born again believers seem to struggle with the concept of Gods Grace. Why is this? We will explore that issue in this message.
March 1, 2020
What does the Bible say about: Our Jobs
Part one of a four-part series of topical messages with practical application to our lives.
February 23, 2020
Ephesians part 3 - “Living together as the body of Christ”
Final message of this 3 weeks series - a broad flyover of Paul’s letter to the Ephesian church
February 16, 2020
Ephesians part 2 - "Unity in Christ"
Unity in Christ - Eph 1, 2, and 3 2.9.20
February 9, 2020
Ephesians part 1 - An overview
An overview, the 1st message of a 3 week series covering some of the main themes in Paul's Epistle to the church at Ephesus.  2.2.2020
February 2, 2020
Dead Flies
from Ecclesiates 10:1 Jason Bassette, guest speaker
January 26, 2020
Why Lord Why?
How do we keep our faith when we face great difficulty and tragedy?   The text is Job 23:1-10
January 13, 2020