John's church

Nebraska City Church of Christ
Nebraska City, Nebraska 68410

About John
  • Education: M.A. Abilene Christian University B.A. Harding University B.Min. Harding University A.A. York College
  • Experience: Minister since 1996 in Vermont, Kansas, and Nebraska
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Please note that some sermons will be full text manuscripts, others will be detailed outlines, and some will be brief manuscripts or sermon seeds
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  • The Most Important Things

    Contributed on Feb 23, 2017
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    Love is the highest priority in our life because God is love. We must remember that it is God that defines and demonstrates what true, godly love looks like

    I have been spending a lot of time lately reflecting on the nature of love. There are those that define love in so many ways. There was a time when I would have automatically thought of unbelievers as being the ones who have all of these various ways of defining love. But I have come to realize more

  • Jesus Is Immanuel

    Contributed on Feb 23, 2017

    God no longer comes near through a burning bush, tabernacle, prophet, or vision. He has come near through Jesus, who is God in the flesh, in order to reconcile us to him so that we can serve him and also carry the message of reconciliation to others.

    Have you every heard of Heavenly beans? Little Carried thought that this time of year was for heavenly beans because people sing about it everywhere. The song, Silent Night, that ends with the line, "sleep in heavenly beans." Was her favorite song. Carrie's brother corrected her. He said, more

  • Who Is Jesus

    Contributed on Feb 23, 2017
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    Many people have opinions about who Jesus is, but opinions are just that . . . opinions. What really matters is what the Bible tells us about Jesus.

    Many, many people have heard of Jesus. But many people really do not know who Jesus is. Was he some ancient sage? Was a he merely a religious teacher? Who is this Jesus? Many have an opinion about Jesus. But do you know how much my opinion is worth? It is worth no more than your opinion. In more

  • Caricature Or Reality (Part 2)

    Contributed on Feb 23, 2017

    God is holy, not a commodity. Even though Joy is appropriate and even instructed, God must be approached with reverence before joy

    Last week we saw that the number one characteristic of God is that he is holy. We need to understand this about God so we can make sure we are worshipping him and not some caricature of him we have made up in our mind. Do you know what a caricature is? We usually think of it as a picture, such more

  • Caricature Or Reality (Part 1)

    Contributed on Feb 23, 2017

    In order to pray, worship and serve God effectively, we need to understand who he is. This begins with an understanding that he is first of all holy. Only when we get a handle on his holiness can everything else fall into place.

    Do you know what a caricature is? You see them all the time when you pick up a newspaper. You often have political cartoons where the details are not true life representations. Prominent features are often exaggerated and non-prominent features are diminished or eliminated altogether. If you go to more

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