Sermon Series
  • 1. Jesus, The Good Shepherd

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2007

    Jesus announced that he was the Good Shepherd. The implication is clear: he is the shepherd who leads us to God.

    Jesus, the Good Shepherd John 10:11-18 Intro The Israelites, long before they became a settled agrarian people, were nomads in a pastoral setting. It was natural that they would see their relationship with God in a pastoral image. Against this backdrop of a people who pictured themselves as more

  • 2. Jesus, The Light Of The World

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2007
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    In Jesus, the Light of the World, we see ourselves as God sees us, and we see God as he desires that we see him.

    Jesus, the Light of the World John 8:12-20 Intro On the evening of the first night of the Feast of Tabernacles, there was a ceremony called the Illumination of the Temple, which involved the ritual lighting of four golden candelbras in the Court of Women. For additional reflection, each more

  • 3. Jesus, The Resurrection And Life

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2007
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    With the raising of Lazarus and with Jesus’ pronouncement that he is the Resurrection and the Life, the revelation is complete. Now the readers and hearers know the identity of this one born in Bethlehem. Now the meaning and message of Christmas has bee

    Jesus, the Resurrection and the Life John 11:1-6, 33-35, 38-44 Intro The raising of Lazarus is the climax of John’s gospel. The first half of his story has been devoted to “signs” pointing to the identity of Jesus, called the Christ. The reader has seen that Jesus is called by many names: more