Sermons by Pastor Gary Freel

Pastor Gary Freel is Senior Pastor at Grace Bible Church of Fresno and sits on the board of the Fundamental Evangelistic Association.

Our Adversary, The Devil: The Real Enemy

While many seek to deny his existence, the fact remains the devil does exist and he is alive and active in this world today, in particular seeking to carry out his program of attack against God and His people.
[Series] What We Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 1/28/18
[Scripture Reference] Isaiah 14:12-14; Ezekiel 28:11-19
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuaWgEsEFdI

Is Hell Really a Final, Eternal Destination?

A survey of texts dealing with “hell” demonstrating that 1) it is a place of punishment that is deserved, not a torture chamber and, 2) it is eternal in duration.
[Series] What We Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 1/21/18
[Scripture Reference] 2 Peter 2:4; Matt. 5:22, 29, 30; 16:18; Mark 9:44-48; 2 Peter 2:4; Matt. 25:41; Rev. 19:20; 20:10-14; Dan. 12:2
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dohygW0Z5aM

Looking Ahead

A Consideration of the glories and excellencies of heaven, our future eternal home
[Series] What We Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 12/31/17
[Scripture Reference] John 14:1-3; Isa. 6:1-6; Rev. 4:6-11; Phil. 3:20-21
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHmAqnaleAk

Credentials of the Christ

333 OT prophecies were fulfilled by Christ at His First Advent. Jesus of Nazareth is the only Person in history to be the Lord’s Christ/Messiah
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 12/24/17
[Scripture Reference] Gen. 3:15; Isa. 7:14; et. al.
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlcV1PJAm6w

God Sent Forth His Son

scripture reference -Galatians 4:4; Isa. 7:14; Mt. 1:18ff
Another look at the importance and reality of the Virgin Birth of Christ
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 12/17/17
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9dW0oSmtDs

Always Giving Thanks

Giving thanks to God is imperative, especially for the seemingly ordinary daily care and provisions He graciously allows us to experience
[Series] None
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 11/19/17
[Scripture Reference] 2 Cor. 1:11; 2:14; 8:16; 9:15
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fObZFvTQCTA

Salvation: How Certain Can We Be?

As believers in Christ, we can be 100% assured that we have salvation from sin and that we can know this is true based on the character of God and the sure promises He has made in His Word, which promises He always keeps
[Series] What We Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 11/12/17
[Scripture Reference] 1 Timothy 1:12-17; 2 Tim. 1:12
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0ZGoc1et9M

Justification: What‘s In It For Me?

The doctrine of Justification by faith “alone,” is the lynch pin doctrine of Biblical Christianity and is the primary benefit of our great salvation from sin.
[Series] What We Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 11/5/17
[Scripture Reference] Romans 1:17; 3:23-24; 4:25; 5:1
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbSKCwizcmU

He Is Not Here

A survey of excuses commonly used to explain the empty tomb all fall short of both common sense and biblical explanation. The simple fact is that Christ arose from the dead on that first Resurrection Sunday!
[Series] What We Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 9/24/17
[Scripture Reference] Matthew 28:1-15
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mhzo49bLZ9g

Behold, the Lamb of God

The only way of salvation, the only message that saves sinners, is that Christ died for our sins. The death of Christ is the only possible payment to satisfy the God’s wrath against sin. It must be accepted individually, by faith alone
[Series] What We Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 9/17/17
[Scripture Reference] John 1:29; 1 Cor. 15:3-4; 1 Peter 1:19, 20
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJvu11vWV5Q

Which Inheritance Do You Prefer?

The inheritance from Adam is sin and death; The inheritance from Christ is forgiveness and eternal life. The choice is yours.
[Series] What We Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 9/10/17
[Scripture Reference] Genesis 3:6-24; Rom. 5:12-19
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dT_v9Lab90

A Calamitous Cosmic Catastrophe

How can we explain the situation in which we all find ourselves today? The sin of Adam and Eve plunged all God’s “very good” creation into the cosmic catastrophic conditions we experience on a daily basis.
[Series] What We Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 8/27/17
[Scripture Reference] Genesis 3:1-5
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMwjVogjSaM

The First Six Days

Explicit reasons to take God’s Word literally. He created this universe in six consecutive solar days, just a few thousand years ago.
[Series] What We Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 7/30/17
[Scripture Reference] Genesis 1:1-31
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHfpD5zl8sQ

The Doctrine of THE Christ

The importance of embracing the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ is a crucial yet profound reality for every believer.
[Series] What WE Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 7/23/17
[Scripture Reference] John 1:1; Romans 9:5
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kJVyQ0xDS4

What Is God Like?

Who is God? What is He like? God eternally exists as three distinct Person, co-equal, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
[Series] What We Believe
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 7/16/17
[Scripture Reference] Genesis 1:1; John 14-16
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2C4qQ_V9qvA

Perfected To Do God‘s Will

Concluding considerations to summarize the book of Hebrews remembering the exhortations, warnings, and comfort we find in the Superiority of Christ, our Great High Priest.
[Series] Hebrews
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 7/2/17
[Scripture Reference] Heb. 13:22
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbiYwx9LhZ8

The Gospel: Is It Really That Important?

The importance of the death of Christ for our sins, as our Substitute, and His bodily resurrection from the dead on the third day, must be a center piece of all biblical ministry. This alone is the “gospel of Christ,” in this present age.
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 7/2/17
[Scripture Reference] 1 Cor. 15:1-4; Romans 1:17
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osXXeEBZRFI

Be a Faithful Example

Two habits of life ought to be an integral part of the life of a faithful follower of Christ-prayer and faithful support of the local church of which one is a part
[Series] Hebrews
[Speaker] Pastor Gary Freel
[Date] 6/25/17
[Scripture Reference] Hebrews 13:18-25
[Youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ts62CIB0Wls