Sermons on John

Sermons on John

2018 is Going to Be Great: Obedience Shows Others Who You Love

New Year’s Resolutions may be hard to keep, but pleasing God is one goal that we can all do. Romans 5:8 tells us that we please the Lord simply by being His children, and 1 John 5:1-3 says that we obey God because He is our loving Father. Obedience even enriches our relationship with the Lord and improves our lives, but what else does obedience do? John 14:30-31 tells us that through his obedience to the Father, Jesus revealed to…

2018 is Going to be Great: Obedience Leads to Intimacy

New Year’s Resolutions may be hard to keep, but pleasing God is one goal that we can all do. Romans 5:8 tells us that we please the Lord simply by being His children, and 1 John 5:1-3 says that we obey God because He is our loving Father. But what does obedience do for us? John 14:15-24 tells us that obedience enriches our relationship with the Lord because obedience leads to intimacy. It is an intentional and natural result of…

2018 is Going to be Great: Grace Fuelled Obedience

New Year’s Resolutions may be hard to keep, but pleasing God is one goal that we can all do.  Romans 5:8 tells us that we please the Lord simply by being His children, but God finds even more pleasure in us when we obey Him.  We follow His rules because they enhance our relationship as His children, not to become or remain in His family.  So for this new year we can strive to embrace His delight in us and…

2018 is Going to be Great: Make Pleasing God Your Goal for 2018

New Year’s Resolutions may be hard to keep, but pleasing God is one goal that we can all do.  Romans 5:8 tells us that we please the Lord simply by being His children.  To ensure 2018 is a great year for you, make sure you are a child of God, embrace the fact that God is pleased with you simply because you are His child, and choose to make pleasing God by living as His child your objective for the…

How Do We Fight for the Life God Has Rightly Given Us?

How much of what God can do in your life will be determined by how you respond to the struggles of your life? During hard times, we either flee, forsake, or fight.  Although we may not have power over what difficulties come into our lives, we can control our choices in how we respond.  God has given us weapons to fight (Eph 6:14-19) during times of suffering, and if we honor and obey God, He is certain to honor and…
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The Story Ch 27: The Resurrection

The resurrection is an historical claim. There are two facts no one doubts: 1. Jesus existed; 2. The Christian faith was launched by those who were convinced that he rose from the dead. The evidence and the significance of the resurrection are discussed.
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The Story Ch 26: The Hour of Darkness

During the week before Jesus’ death, he prepares himself and others for his death, which will lead us to the new covenant. Through Jesus’ death, we are justified freely by God’s grace, through the redemption that came through Christ Jesus.
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The Story Ch 24: No Ordinary Man

God is king over all the world. Only a small number acknowledged him ask king, and God sent the Messiah to dramatically increase this number by paying the penalty for rebellion; defeating the devil, and wooing/transforming the rebellious.
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The Story Ch 23: Jesus’ Ministry Begins

Jesus is baptized in obedience. Following his baptism, Jesus is tempted by Satan and is victorious. Jesus wants all people, especially the sinners. Like everyone else, Jesus encountered conflict, but kept pushing.
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