Sermon Series

  • 1. In The Beginning

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2014
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    Introduction to John's gospel

    In the Beginning How I first read John’s gospel Right after reading Matt, Mark, Luke - I noticed lots of repetition in the first three (synoptic) John was new, different. Different stories, different teachings, different characters. Synoptics events occur mostly in Galilee, ...read more

  • 2. The Good Shepherd

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus is the good shepherd

    John 10 JN 10:1 "I tell you the truth, the man who does not enter the sheep pen by the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a robber. 2 The man who enters by the gate is the shepherd of his sheep. 3 The watchman opens the gate for him, and the sheep listen to his voice. He calls ...read more

  • 3. Life Can Be Tough

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    life will be challenging but the Holy Spirit will guide you

    Here's something you don't hear often in evangelistic invitations: God loves you and has a difficult plan for your life! That's exactly what Jesus says. John 15:18-19 - If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. 19 If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. ...read more

  • 4. Love And Obey

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    to Love Jesus is to obey him

    John 14:15-31 "If you love me, you will obey what I command. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever-- 17 the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will ...read more

  • 5. Easter

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Grave robbers didn't rob the tomb, God did!

    An event can be thrust upon you and it takes you by surprise, you never would have predicted it in a million years. Now here it is - staring you in the face. What will you do? You can't stay the same, you can't pretend it didn't happen. You may not know what to do, but this much is certain, you ...read more

  • 6. No Condemnation

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus forgives the sinful woman

    No Condemnation background info on the passage - Today's story not in any of the earliest manuscripts. No Greek church father comments on the passage until the twelfth century. Where did it come from? One early manuscript places it after Luke 21:38 during passion week. Second century Church ...read more

  • 7. Thirsty?

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2014
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    Part one of the Woman at the Well

    Thirsty? JN 4:1 The Pharisees heard that Jesus was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John, 2 although in fact it was not Jesus who baptized, but his disciples. 3 When the Lord learned of this, he left Judea and went back once more to Galilee. More Church envy “I gotta get out of ...read more

  • 8. Stay Connected

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus is the Vine, stay connected

    Get Connected, Stay Connected Intro - I am Vacuuming and the cord gets stretched until it comes unplugged - what happened? Show Video clip of John 15 (2:35) "Our heart, reason, history, and the work of Christ convince us that without Him we cannot achieve our goal, that without Him we are ...read more

  • 9. I Have Overcome The World

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus prays for his believers

    Show video of John 17 John 17 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: "Father, the time has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3 Now this is ...read more

  • 10. The Holy Spirit

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus promises He will be with us in the form of the Holy Spirit

    The Work of the Holy Spirit Tell story of Taser power - how power intrigues us Big idea: what to expect from the Holy Spirit - knowing the Spirit is joyful part of being a Christian Continuing from last week - John 16:1-2 expect difficult times John 16:1-2 "All this I have told you so ...read more

  • 11. Unbreakable

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus is threatened but his time is not yet

    Unbreakable John JN 10:22 Then came the Feast of Dedication at Jerusalem. It was winter, 23 and Jesus was in the temple area walking in Solomon's Colonnade. 24 The Jews gathered around him, saying, "How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly." 25 Jesus ...read more

  • 12. Challenging Religion

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus confronts religious leaders

    Challenging Religion Vital to read the entire book at one sitting from time to time. Chapters 5-7 at minimum Jesus' teaching are set in the backdrop of the Feast of Tabernacles - Season of our Gladness! Called Succoth - Booths. Booths = we want rain. Fall harvest festival - reminder of tent ...read more

  • 13. An Unlikely Evangelist

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2014
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    The woman at the Well becomes an evangelist to her village

    An Unlikely Evangelist JN 4:21 Jesus declared, "Believe me, woman, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. 22 You Samaritans worship what you do not know; we worship what we do know, for salvation is from the Jews. 23 Yet a time is coming and ...read more

  • 14. Jesus Clears The Temple

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2014
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    Jesus clears the Temple

    Jesus Clears the Temple John 2:12-25 12 After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother and brothers and his disciples. There they stayed for a few days. 13 When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple courts he found men selling cattle, sheep ...read more

  • 15. This Is A Test

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus feeds thousands

    This is a Test John is unique. Unlike any other gospel. John is new, different. Different stories, different teachings, different characters. Events occur mostly in Judea not Galilee, no parables at all - but sermon like conversations. Written 60 years or more after the resurrection, the ...read more

  • 16. Betrayal

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus is betrayed or abandoned by his closest friends

    Ever had a long day - a day that refused to end? Review the longest 24 hour period the earth ever witnessed - a story witnessed only by a handful of people at the time, but has come to be the most well known story of all time. It is told in more languages to more people than any other story. ...read more

  • 17. Freedom In Christ

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    If you hold to Jesus' teaching you will be free

    Truth Sets you Free this week we continue the freedom from sin theme RO 6:16 Don't you know that when you offer yourselves to someone to obey him as slaves, you are slaves to the one whom you obey--whether you are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads to ...read more

  • 18. Decision Time

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus at the time of decision

    Show Video Clip of John 7 JN 7:25 At that point some of the people of Jerusalem began to ask, "Isn't this the man they are trying to kill? 26 Here he is, speaking publicly, and they are not saying a word to him. Have the authorities really concluded that he is the Christ? 27 But we know where this ...read more

  • 19. Healing Broken Bodies

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2014
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    Jesus heals a Ruler's son

    Healing Broken Bodies Remember / Share a time when a loved one’s life was hanging by a thread? What questions do we ask ourselves? Where is God? Is God listening? Why does God heal some and not others? Is my faith too weak? Why is God letting this happen (to me)? Today’s message ...read more

  • 20. The Story Continues

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Peter restored, the story continues

    The Story Continues Read John 21:15-19 John 21:15-19 When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon son of John, do you truly love (Agape) me more than these?" "Yes, Lord," he said, "you know that I love (phileo) you." Jesus said, "Feed my lambs." 16 Again Jesus ...read more

  • 21. Don't Be Afraid

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus casts out fear

    Don't be Afraid John is unique. Unlike any other gospel. John is new, different. Different stories, different teachings, different characters. Events occur mostly in Judea not Galilee, no parables at all - but sermon like conversations. Written 60 years or more after the resurrection, the ...read more

  • 22. Jesus' Game Plan

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    How Jesus listens to God then obeys

    Jesus' Game Plan Read John 5 - from the Message So Jesus explained himself at length. "I'm telling you this straight. The Son can't independently do a thing, only what he sees the Father doing. What the Father does, the Son does. The Father loves the Son and includes him in everything he is ...read more

  • 23. Crossing The Line

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus angers religious leaders

    Jesus Crosses the Line Show Video Clip - JN 8:34 Jesus replied, "I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave to sin. 35 Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever. 36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. 37 I know you are Abraham's ...read more

  • 24. Catch Anything

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus gets his disciples back on track

    Catch Anything? The problem of Drift - no shortage of big ideas and vision But we take our eyes off the prize, we get distracted, follow rabbit trails Big Idea: The disciples were thinking about going off mission, Jesus reissues the call. Do you Know your purpose/ mission? Show Video John ...read more

  • 25. Bread Of Life

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus is the Bread from Heaven - Communion

    Bread of Life Today a sermon on communion - homily - be seen with the last 2 stories. Read John 6:25-27 JN 6:25 When they found him on the other side of the lake, they asked him, "Rabbi, when did you get here?" 26 Jesus answered, "I tell you the truth, you are looking for me, not because ...read more

  • 26. Blind Eyes Will See

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus heals the blind man

    Blind eyes will see Story takes place right after escaping being stoned Tried to tell them, now I'll show them I'm the light of the world story of Spit mud and miracles Show video JN 9:1 As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man ...read more

  • 27. Promise Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2014
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    Jesus promises the Holy Spirit to be always with them

    Promise of the Holy Spirit Listen closely to this passage, Jesus tips us off on what Love looks like, see if you can spot it. John 14:15-31 "If you love me, you will obey what I command. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever-- 17 the Spirit ...read more

  • 28. The Lion Was A Lamb

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2014
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    Jesus was the Lamb of God - Savior of the world

    The Lion was a Lamb It was the first day of school and the kindergarten teacher asked the children what they wanted to be when they grew up. One little boy spoke bravely: "When I grow up, I'm gonna be a lion tamer. I'll have lots of fierce lions and tigers, and I'll walk in the cage..." "But, of ...read more

  • 29. Palm Sunday

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Palm Sunday as told by Apostle John

    Big Idea - Who is Jesus in your life? Is He King? What does that mean? Back track to John 12:12-36 Show video clip John 12:12-36 The next day the great crowd that had come for the Feast heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. 13 They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, ...read more

  • 30. Do You Want To Get Well?

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2014
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    Jesus heals a crippled man

    Do you want to get well? John has Jesus teach in the context of Jewish festivals This story is all about the revelation of God in Jesus on the Sabbath Read John 5:1-15 John 5:1-15 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for a feast of the Jews. 2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep ...read more