Ninth Avenue Church of Christ

Ninth Avenue Church of Christ

Listen to Bible-based and scripturally-sound sermons preached during the worship services of Ninth Avenue Church of Christ in Haleyville, Alabama. Our Preaching Minister is Matthew Balentine, and our Youth Minister is Jonathan Germany.

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June 20, 2021 79 min

Although it is not always easy to do, we should choose faith whenever we are suffering. Using the account of Job, Matthew Balentine discusses both what choosing faith in suffering won't do and what it will do. [NOTE: The audio has periodic mini-dropouts; however, they do not result in an inability to understand the content of the sermon.]

 

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Matthew Balentine begins a new sermon series, "Old Testament Stories." In this first sermon, he looks at the account of Daniel's being thrown into a den of lions and discusses a goal, a habit, and a gift that we can take from this encounter.

 

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June 6, 2021 26 min

Following the day of Pentecost and the establishment of the Church, the new believers were in oneness with their faith and their fellowship. In this lesson, three of our members share the reasons why they love the Ninth Avenue Church, and then Matthew Balentine ties what they shared into the oneness that was seen in the early Church.

 

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May 30, 2021 24 min

Patience is one of the "fruits of the spirit" listed in Galatians Chapter 5, Using this passage as his background, Matthew Balentine discusses three areas of our lives in which we should strive to be more patient.

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May 23, 2021 25 min

Jonathan Germany discusses the importance of kindness in the life of every Christian.

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When Jesus was tempted by Satan in the wilderness, he was able to win the victory. From this account, Matthew Balentine discusses what we must do to win our own battles against temptation.

 

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May 13, 2021 47 min

Neal Cook, our Director of Digital Ministry, conducted an interview with our new Youth Minister, Jonathan Germany, prior to his arrival at Ninth Avenue. It is a wide-ranging discussion that will help you better understand the Man, the Myth, the Minister.

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May 9, 2021 26 min

From the events surrounding the death of Lazarus in John 11, Matthew Balentine shows us seven things we can learn about the friendship of Jesus--both to those involved and to those today.

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All of us will face times when our faith comes under attack. Using the example of Peter, Matthew Balentine discusses three steps we can take when we encounter such attacks in our lives.

 

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In this life, we can go about being offended by everything we see and hear. Using the account of Jesus and the Canaanite woman, Matthew Balentine encourages us to properly handle being offended.?

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If you have not experienced Jesus, you have nothing to talk about. Matthew Balentine uses the account of the Jesus's encounter with the Samaritan woman, from John 4:4-26, to show how she experienced the grace of Jesus, how she shared this experience with others, and how she invited them to have the same experience. We can do likewise.

 

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Throughout his life, Jesus often saw interruptions as opportunities for healing, teaching, and other positives. One such interruption was the touching of the hem of his garment by a woman while he was on his way to heal a sick child. Using this account from Mark 5, Matthew Balentine provides five reminders for turning our personal interruptions into opportunities to do good.

 

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In Matthew 16:13, Jesus asked his disciples who the people said he was. Answering the question about who Jesus is, Matthew Balentine discusses what it means for us to know Jesus today.

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Matthew Balentine continues his series on being influencers for Christ. In this sermon, he uses the Parable of the Sower to illustrate the three steps of CPR evangelism: cultivation, planting and reaping.

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March 21, 2021 30 min

Sometimes we will be mistreated, lied about, and under appreciated. Other times we will create our own problems. Using the example of Joseph, Jonathan Germany shows us what we should do when such things happen.

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If we are going to be an influencer for Christ, what kind of life are we to lead. In this sermon, Matthew Balentine answers that question by looking at the words of Jesus in Matthew 5:13-16.

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Do you want to be an influencer for Christ? Matthew Balentine discusses five truths and three actions that will make you a more effective evangelist for Jesus.

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February 28, 2021 22 min

Matthew Balentine continues his series, "God Is..." by looking at the name Jehovah Shammah. In doing so, he discusses how God is there--with us, in us, and through us.

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February 21, 2021 31 min

Matthew Balentine continues his series, "God Is," by looking at the name Yahweh. He discusses six attributes of God we can see from the account of Moses at the burning bush in Exodus 3:1-15.

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Using the Parable of the Persistent Widow as an illustration, Matthew Balentine encourages each of us to be persistent in our prayer lives.

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