Contributed on Sep 27, 2010
In this lesson I cover the context of John 3:16, explaining the meeting between Jesus and Nicodemus. I address being born again, and the significance of John 3:16.
A. Most of us are familiar with JOHN 3:16. 1. We see that word and those numbers can see it displayed in many places – especially at sporting events where the sign may be seen by many people. 2. Look at the four pictures on the screen. a. The first is of a young man with a John 3:16 ...read more
Contributed on Oct 5, 2010
In this lesson we explore the truths that God is and that God loves.
Introduction: A. One day, the children were lined up in the cafeteria of a Catholic elementary school for lunch. 1. At the end of the cafeteria line was a large pile of apples. 2. The nun had made a note, and posted it above the pile of apples, “Take only one. God is ...read more
Contributed on Oct 11, 2010
In this lesson we consider why Jesus is the one and only Son of God and we marvel at the fact that God gave His one and only Son on our behalf.
Introduction: A. We all love to receive gifts, don’t we? 1. Christmas gifts, graduation gifts, wedding gifts, and birthday presents – we love to receive them all! 2. But what do you do when you receive a gift you don’t like or want? B. Here are the Top Ten Things To Say ...read more
Contributed on Oct 18, 2010
In this sermon we focus on our response to such a great gift. Who has the gift been given for? Whoever. How is it received? Faith. Who can be saved? Whoever Believes.
Introduction: A. We return today to one of the best known passages in all the Bible – John 3:16. 1. For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. (Jn. 3:16) 2. We have looked at the fact that God is and ...read more
Contributed on Oct 26, 2010
This sermon completes the series as it addresses our choice - to perish or have eternal life - heaven or hell.
Introduction: A. Life is all about choices. 1. For the most part, our lives are what they are based on the choices we have made. 2. I know that sometimes things happen and are no fault of our own, but how we choose to deal with what happens makes a difference. B. Just as life is about ...read more