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The Minneapolis Church

The Minneapolis Church is a Historic, Independent, Unincorporated, Non-501c3, KJV-only, Sovereign Grace Baptist Church which meets in the Brooklyn Park area of northern Minneapolis, Minnesota. We believe in the divine inspiration and preservation of the Bible in the King James Version (Authorized Version of 1611), which is the only basis of our faith and practice. We believe in the sovereign electing grace of God which alone saves sinners eternally. We believe that once a man believes the gospel and repents of his sins, he ought to be baptized by immersion in water which adds him to the local church. We believe that the local church was instituted by God for the edifying and improvement of the faith of God's children and is where they should worship Him in spirit and in truth and fellowship with Christians of like-faith.


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Do you know for whom Christ died? Take a few minutes and go through a series of questions to see if you know.

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The Problem Texts for Sovereign Grace outline has been published as a paperback book on Amazon. For the book description, go here.

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Pastor Wagner is writing a commentary series on the book of Proverbs, and as the books are being written a commentary on each verse will be posted here as a blog for your edification. The first book in the series, Get Wisdom, Get Understanding: A Commentary on Proverbs Chapter 1, has been published on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle editions. Keep checking back to see what has been added. If you would like to receive an email each time a new blog is posted, email Pastor Wagner on the Contact Us page and ask to be added to the list.


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What Parts of the New Testament Apply to Whom? (Part 3) (Olivet Discourse Explained)

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52:08 minutes (15.76 MB)

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Video Blog - How to Save Money and Get Out of Debt

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How to Save Money and Get Out of Debt

Melchisedec's Priesthood (Part 1) - Heb 7:1-3

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50:14 minutes (15.19 MB)

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Melchisedec's Priesthood

What Parts of the New Testament Apply to Whom? (Part 2)

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62:45 minutes (18.93 MB)

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Principles and Character

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67:41 minutes (20.47 MB)

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Principles and Character

(This outline is based on Pastor Keith Hoover's sermon on Lack of Principle.)

I. Principles

What Parts of the New Testament Apply to Whom? (Part 1)

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47:16 minutes (14.27 MB)

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Video Blog - The Original Autographs

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The Original Autographs

Reprobation: Supralapsarian or Infralapsarian?

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64:18 minutes (19.41 MB)

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Reprobation: Supralapsarian or Infralapsarian?

I. Definitions

Focusing on What Really Matters as a Pastor

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61:54 minutes (18.75 MB)

Preached at the Ecclesiastical Law Center Pastors Conference in Mesick, MI.

The outline is attached below.

Focusing on What Really Matters as a Pastor

I. What really matters to me as a pastor?
1. Believing and teaching the truth (Psa 119:97; Psa 119:127-128; 2Ti 4:2).
2. Keeping God's commandments (Joh 14:15; Joh 14:21).
3. Seeing that the brethren are walking in truth (2Jo 1:4; 3Jo 1:3-4).
4. Worshipping Jesus Christ in spirit and in truth (Joh 4:23-24).
5. Seeking God after the due order (1Ch 15:13).

Be Not Conformed to This World

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99:12 minutes (19.49 MB)

Preached in the Cincinnati Church

The outline is attached below.

Be Not Conformed to This World

I. Christians are commanded to "be not conformed to this world" (Rom 12:2).
1. The Lord instructs us to be nonconformists.
A. Conform v. - 1. trans. To form, shape, or fashion according to some pattern, model, or instruction; to make of the same form or character, to make like.
B. We are therefore not to pattern our thoughts and behavior after the way of this world.
C. We should not look, act, and think like the people of this world.

House Church Movement

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80:16 minutes (24.23 MB)

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Sermon series on Biblical Church Government: One Pastor and Church Government

The House Church Movement

I. There is a difference between churches that meet in houses and "house churches."
1. Many of the early churches met in homes (Rom 16:5; 1Co 16:19; Col 4:15; Phm 1:2).

Dealing With Fear

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93:16 minutes (28.15 MB)

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Dealing with Fear

I. Definitions
1. Fear n. - 1. In OE.: A sudden and terrible event; peril. 2. a. The emotion of pain or uneasiness caused by the sense of impending danger, or by the prospect of some possible evil.

Blog - Proverbs 2:22

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If you like this blog, then you will like Get Wisdom, Get Understanding which is Pastor Wagner's commentary on Proverbs chapter 1 which is available on Amazon in paperback or Kindle. Find out more here.

For all the blogs in this series, click here: Proverbs Commentary.

Proverbs 2:22

"But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the transgressors shall be rooted out of it. " (Pro 2:22)


Blog - Proverbs 2:21

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If you like this blog, then you will like Get Wisdom, Get Understanding which is Pastor Wagner's commentary on Proverbs chapter 1 which is available on Amazon in paperback or Kindle. Find out more here.

For all the blogs in this series, click here: Proverbs Commentary.

Proverbs 2:21

"For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it." (Pro 2:21)


What If I'm Not One of the Elect?

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What If I'm Not One of the Elect?

Greet One Another With An Holy Kiss

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60:09 minutes (18.18 MB)

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Greet One Another With An Holy Kiss

(The content of this outline was taken from Pastor Tim Boffey's essay "The Holy Kiss.")

I. The New Testament commands brethren to greet each other with an holy kiss (Rom 16:16; 1Co 16:20; 2Co 13:12; 1Th 5:26; 1Pe 5:14).
II. There are two important terms to define.

Blog - Proverbs 2:20

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If you like this blog, then you will like Get Wisdom, Get Understanding which is Pastor Wagner's commentary on Proverbs chapter 1 which is available on Amazon in paperback or Kindle. Find out more here.

For all the blogs in this series, click here: Proverbs Commentary.

Proverbs 2:20

"That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous." (Pro 2:20)


The Judgment of God for Wars of Aggression

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88:07 minutes (26.49 MB)

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The Judgment of God For Wars of Aggression -
David's Numbering of the People (2Sa 24 & 1Ch 21)

I. An examination of the account of David numbering Israel is necessary and profitable for the following reasons:
1. It shows us the serious nature of the crime of aggression and God's severe punishment of it.

Blog - Proverbs 2:19

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If you like this blog, then you will like Get Wisdom, Get Understanding which is Pastor Wagner's commentary on Proverbs chapter 1 which is available on Amazon in paperback or Kindle. Find out more here.

For all the blogs in this series, click here: Proverbs Commentary.

Proverbs 2:19

"None that go unto her return again, neither take they hold of the paths of life." (Pro 2:19)


How to Know if You're One of the Elect

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How to Know if You're One of the Elect

The Purpose of the Gospel (Part 2) - What the Gospel Does

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65:35 minutes (19.78 MB)

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Isaiah 40 (Part 23) - Isa 40:31b - They Shall Run and Not be Weary and Walk and Not Faint

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61:10 minutes (18.41 MB)

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Blog - Proverbs 2:18

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If you like this blog, then you will like Get Wisdom, Get Understanding which is Pastor Wagner's commentary on Proverbs chapter 1 which is available on Amazon in paperback or Kindle. Find out more here.

For all the blogs in this series, click here: Proverbs Commentary.

Proverbs 2:18

"For her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto the dead." (Pro 2:18)


Blog - Proverbs 2:17

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If you like this blog, then you will like Get Wisdom, Get Understanding which is Pastor Wagner's commentary on Proverbs chapter 1 which is available on Amazon in paperback or Kindle. Find out more here.

For all the blogs in this series, click here: Proverbs Commentary.

Proverbs 2:17

"Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God." (Pro 2:17)


Can We Live Like Hell if Election is True?

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Can We Live Like Hell if Election is True?