Sermon Series
  • 1. Jesus Changes Water To Wine

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
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    Picture # 1 in the series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. Jesus changes the water to wine, which is the results of believing, and what happens in the heart of a person who believes that Jesus is Christ.

    Beginning the Second “P” “The Public Ministry of Jesus” Picture # 1: The Results Of Believing; and What Happens To The Person Who Believes That Jesus Christ Is The Christ! Text: John 2:1-11 Jesus Changes Water to Wine Review: What is the purpose of John’s writing his Gospel? John ...read more

  • 2. Jesus Clears The Temple

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
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    Picture # 2 in the series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. Jesus clenses the temple, which is a candid snapshot of Christ entering into the human heart and cleansing the heart so God can reside.

    Picture # 2: Jesus Clears The Temple: John 2:12-25 The clearing, or the cleansing of the temple in Jerusalem, is a picture of Christ entering into the human body and cleansing the soul so the body can become a temple of Christ. The first great cleansing in our lives is to attack the root of ...read more

  • 3. The Religious Sinner, Nicodemus

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
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    Picture # 3 in the series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. Nicodemus, a picture of the religious sinner who sits in the pew week after week but is not saved. John 3:16, preached to a religious sinner.

    Picture # 3: The Religious Sinner, Nicodemus John 3:1-21 The Surgeon General teaches us that the key to good health and physical fitness is plenty of exercise, a balanced nutritional diet, and the proper amount of rest. The Surgeon General doesn’t mention that we have a body and a ...read more

  • 4. The Samaritan Woman At Jacob's Well

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
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    Picture # 4 in the series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. The Samaritan woman at Jacob’s Well is a picture of a rational sinner who can come to Christ. A skid row prostitute can become a child of God.

    Picture # 4: The Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well is a picture of a rational sinner who can come to Christ as a new creation.(John 4:1-42). In this picture, we’re going to see that a skid row prostitute drug abuser can become a child of God, and then immediately become an evangelistic witness ...read more

  • 5. Jesus Heals The Official's Son

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
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    Picture # 5 in series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. Jesus heals the official’s son which is a picture of growth in Christ Jesus when one believes and accepts God’s Word and then relaxes in God’s peace

    Picture # 5: Growth in Jesus as we trust the Promises found in His Word. Jesus heals the Official’s Son: John 4:43-54 This is the second miracle Jesus performed in His public ministry! John alone records this miracle. I know what it’s like to wait desperately while a loved one’s ...read more

  • 6. Jesus Heals At The Pool Of Bethesda

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
    based on 63 ratings
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    Picture # 6 in series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. Jesus heals the man at the pool of Bethesda which is a picture of the salvation of the reformed sinner and evidence that works alone cannot save.

    Picture # 6: The reformed sinner Picture # 6, the picture of the reformed sinner, is evidence that works alone cannot save! At the healing at the pool of Bethesda, we see a candid snapshot of a sinner who has tried everything to reform his life, but to no avail(John 5: 5,6). He could not ...read more

  • 7. Jesus Is The Bread Of Life

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
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    Picture # 7 in series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. The Feeding of the 5,000 is the picture of Jesus as the Bread of Life, and how the maturing Christian feeds on the Bread of Life.

    Picture # 7: Jesus is the Bread of Life John 6:1-15. See Matthew 14:13-21 See Mark 6:30-44 See Luke 9:10-17 Up to 26 million people in the United States, and over 800 million people in developing and underdeveloped countries go without adequate food on a regular basis. Every single ...read more

  • 8. The Holy Spirit Is The Living Water

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
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    Picture # 8 in series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. The Holy Spirit of God is the Living Water which is a picture of the Holy Spirit of God working through and in the maturing Christian’s life.

    Picture # 8: The Living Water, The Holy Spirit (John 7:14-39). Key verses: 37-39 This 8th candid snapshot of the maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John is the picture of Jesus as the Living Water. It’s a picture of the Holy Spirit of God working in the believer’s ...read more

  • 9. The Maturing Christian Leaves The Old Life Of Sin

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
    based on 55 ratings
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    Picture # 9 in series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. The woman caught in adultery is the picture of the maturing Christian leaving his or her old life of sin.

    Picture # 9: The maturing Christian leaves the old life of sin. John 8:1-11. Before we look at the text, take a look at the problem: The earliest manuscripts and many other ancient witnesses do not include John 7:53-8:11. A reason this manuscript was not included in the early manuscripts ...read more

  • 10. The Process Of Our Salvation

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
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    Picture # 10 in series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. The process of our salvation is seen in the picture of the man born blind. We are born blind in sin.

    Picture # 10 The Process Of Our Salvation As Seen In The Man Born Blind John 9:1-41. The man born blind was in his condition of blindness so the works of God might be displayed in his life (John 9:3; Romans 8:28; I Corinthians 3:15,16). Jesus has come to bring spiritual blindness to ...read more

  • 11. The Maturing Christian's Blessed Assurance

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
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    Picture # 11 in series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. The maturing Christian’s blessed assurance of salvation is seen in the picture of the Parable of the Good Shepherd.

    Picture # 11 The Maturing Christian’s Blessed Assurance of Salvation as seen in the Parable of the Good Shepherd. John 10:1-21 The God-Man who enters by the gate is the Good Shepherd. Jesus is the Good Shepherd. We usually think of the shepherd in terms of tender care, but in biblical ...read more

  • 12. The Fields Of The World Are Ripe Unto Harvest

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
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    Picture # 12 in series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. Lazarus in his tomb is a picture of the whole world lost, dead, and buried in sin, and condemned until Jesus comes.

    Picture # 12: Lazarus; the fields of the world are ripe unto harvest. John 11:1-44 The dead man, Lazarus, in the tomb, is a candid snapshot of the whole world lost and condemned until Jesus comes! Lazarus was in the tomb 4 days; the number 4 is the number of the world (John 11:17, ...read more

  • 13. Worship, Fellowship & Service

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
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    Picture # 13 in series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian as found in the Gospel of John. A picture of the maturing Christian’s worship, fellowship & service. Mary, Martha and Lazarus.

    Picture # 13: Worship, Fellowship, & Service John 12:1-11 The number 3 is a divine number. Six days before the Passover, Jesus ate a meal with Mary, Martha and Lazarus (again a divine number of people). Worship: A picture of pure worship is the picture of Mary wiping the feet of ...read more

  • 14. The Christian's Triumphal Entry With Jesus

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
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    Picture # 14 in series: The 14 Candid Snapshots of the Maturing Christian found in the Gospel of John. This final picture in this series is a picture of the maturing Christian’s triumphal entry into Heaven with Jesus. This picture is set in the future.

    Picture # 14: Our Triumphal entry with Jesus (John 12:12-19; Revelation Chapters 19, 20, 21). We are forever to be with the Lord as we serve, worship, fellowship, and reign. Read First Thess. 4:14-18 Picture # 14 is set in the future. On Palm Sunday, Jesus made His grand entrance ...read more