Contributed on Aug 30, 2003
We must be possessed of these three inner qualities if we are to promote Christ in a God-honoring way.
John 1:19-28 John the Baptist Encountering Christ in the Book of John #1 Imagine with me for a moment that some great and dreadful disease was sweeping the world today – a disease much like SARS that could be easily transmitted from person to person, and that people were dying by the thousands ...read more
Contributed on Sep 7, 2003
Our hearts long for a genuine encounter with Christ.
John 1:35-42 Andrew Encountering Christ in the Book of John #2 Introduction There’s a man in the Bible with whom most of us are very familiar. His name was Simon Peter. Peter was a successful commercial fisherman before he became a disciple of the Lord Jesus. Although there were twelve ...read more
Contributed on Sep 13, 2003
Jesus will meet your greatest spiritual need.
John 3:1-21 Nicodemus Encountering Christ in the Book of John #3 Kevin Higgins Woodlawn Baptist Church Denison, TX Introduction "There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: the same came to Jesus by night…" The passage we’re going to consider this morning ...read more
Contributed on Sep 24, 2003
Jesus is working to make a worshipper out of you.
John 4:1-30 The Woman at the Well Today we come to the fourth of the encounters with Christ that we’re going to consider as we work through the book of John, observing Jesus as He interacts with the various people He comes across. I must say that this encounter was the beginning place for them ...read more
Contributed on Sep 27, 2003
The Makings of a Worshipper
John 4:46-54 The Nobleman Encountering Christ in the Book of John #5 Introduction Today we come to the fifth individual that we’re going to be considering in our Encounters with Christ series. I want you to recall that last week as we considered the Samaritan woman, we discovered that ...read more
Contributed on Oct 14, 2003
Four things true of every encounter with Jesus
John 5:1-16 The Impotent Man Introduction Sometime after Jesus healed the nobleman’s son, He headed back south to Jerusalem to observe another feast. The Bible doesn’t say what feast it was, nor does it say how much time had passed since John 4. I want us to read the first 16 verses of ...read more
Contributed on Oct 14, 2003
Three things true of every encounter with Christ
John 8:1-11 The Woman Taken in Adultery Introduction In one of our favorite passages in the Bible, John 3, Jesus made a statement that you’re all familiar with. He said, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, ...read more
Contributed on Oct 26, 2003
Six timeless truths from this man’s encounter with Jesus.
John 9:1-41 The Man Born Blind Introduction Today we’re going to wrap up our series of messages dealing with these personal encounters with Christ in the book of John. In the passage were going to study this morning, I want to tell you right up front that there is so much here that we won’t ...read more