Sermon Series

  • 1. The Word

    Contributed on Nov 11, 2006
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    First of 48 messages from John. Introductory remarks and Jesus as the word

    Chico Alliance Church “The Word” Introduction The new fad these days sports the letter W.W.J.D. The letters stand for “What Would Jesus Do” This is not new at all. A whole wave rushed through the church years ago generated from the book “In His Steps” whose whole focus was doing what Jesus ...read more

  • 2. John The Baptist Witness To The Light

    Contributed on May 3, 2018
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    Message 2 from John exploring the life and ministry of John the Baptist

    Chico Alliance Church “John the Baptist” Review The gospel of Belief There are really two treads of truth that intricately wind through every chapter. The person of Christ as the Son of God The eternal life available to everyone who believes. I. Initial presentation of the Word and His ...read more

  • 3. God With Us

    Contributed on Apr 20, 2018
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    3rd message in an exposition of John's gospel focusing on the wonder of the incarnation

    “God with Us” I. Initial presentation of the Word and His witness 1:1-34 A. Introduction of the Eternal Word, Jesus 1:1-5 B. Introduction to the witness John the Baptist 1:6-8 Many lessons can be drawn from the life of John the Baptist. • Never assume God intends to say, “No” to your ...read more

  • 4. God's Lamb

    Contributed on May 3, 2018
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    Message 4 from John exploring Jesus as the Lamb of God.l

    Chico Alliance Church “God’s Lamb” I. Initial presentation of the Word and His witness 1:1-34 A. Introduction of the Eternal Word, Jesus 1:1-5 B. Introduction of the witness - John the Baptist 1:6-8 C. Relationship of the Word to men 1:9-18 1. He enlightens men as the true ...read more

  • 5. Wedding Blessing Temple Cleasning

    Contributed on May 3, 2018
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    Message 5 from John covering the wedding and Cana and the temple cleansing at Jerusalem.

    Chico Alliance Church November 14, 1999 “Wedding Blessing / Temple Cleansing” REVIEW The first chapter of John is like the overture to a grand symphony. John introduces us, in this first chapter, to nearly every theme he will explore throughout his writing. I. Initial presentation of the ...read more

  • 6. Nic At Night

    Contributed on May 3, 2018
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    Message 6 covering Jesus and Nicodemus and the means to new birth.

    Chico Alliance Church “Nic at Night” REVIEW The first chapter of John is like the overture to a grand symphony. John introduces us, in this first chapter, to nearly every theme he will explore throughout his writing. I. Initial presentation of the Word and His witness 1:1-34 ...read more

  • 7. True Worship

    Contributed on May 3, 2018
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    Message 7 from John covering the powerful lessons on worship taught to the woman at the well.

    Chico Alliance Church “True Worship” Introduction For several weeks now we have joined the disciples in a most intriguing journey journaled by the Apostle John. In this account of their travels, John first introduced all of the themes he would illustrate from his journeys with Jesus. John ...read more

  • 8. Go Tell

    Contributed on May 3, 2018
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    Message 8 from John covering the witness of the woman at the well and our responsibility to share the gospel.

    “Go Tell” I. Pursue a proper perception A. Know the gift of God John introduced this theme in chapter one. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. John 1:4 There was the true light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man. John 1:9 Jesus offers God’s gift of life. ...read more

  • 9. Christ Our Healer

    Contributed on May 3, 2018
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    Message 9 from John covering the healing power of Jesus.

    Chico Alliance Church “Christ Our Healer” REVIEW We continue our historical journey with John to learn as much as we can about the Jesus who walked this earth nearly 2000 years ago. Many claim to want to be like Jesus or follow Jesus but know very little about him. Introduction to every ...read more

  • 10. What Child Is This?

    Contributed on May 3, 2018
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    Message 10 from John reviewing the doctrine of healing and covering the claims of Jesus.

    Chico Alliance Church “What Child Is this?” John affirms the power of Christ over the curse of disease, sickness and death in the last part of chapter 4 and the first part of chapter 5. Since Jesus came to earth to set in motion the necessary elements to reverse the curse of sin, it is not ...read more

  • 11. The Father's Son

    Contributed on May 3, 2018
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    Message 11 from John cover Jesus' bold claims.

    Alliance Church “The Father’s Son” REVIEW A most familiar Christmas carol asks a very important question; “What Child is this?” People though the ages have tried to speculate about this most significant figure in human history. Some have even tried to discredit his uniqueness. I praise God ...read more

  • 12. Feeding The Five Thousand

    Contributed on May 3, 2018
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    Message 12 from John covering the feeding of the five thousand event.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Lessons to Weather the Storms of Life” REVIEW God chose to put his truth to music. You have words and music. The lyrics are the words of truth communicated by God through the Bible. The music is the practice of that truth in life and relationships. Much of ...read more

  • 13. Food For A Longer Better Life

    Contributed on May 7, 2018
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    Message 13 from John's Gospel exploring Jesus' claim to being the Bread of Life".

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Food for a longer and better Life” REVIEW Chapter one serves as an overture to this remarkable work introducing a multitude of themes effectively developed throughout the book. Chapters 2-12 Focus on the public ministry of Jesus. Chapters 13-17 ...read more

  • 14. Bread Of Life Pt 2

    Contributed on May 7, 2018
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    Message 14 from John's gospel. This message continues the discussion of Jesus' teaching concerning true life and true belief.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “The Bread of Life” Part 2 John is the Gospel of belief. Many other signs therefore Jesus also performed in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; but these have been written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the ...read more

  • 15. Fountain Of Life

    Contributed on May 7, 2018
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    Message 15 from John's gospel exploring Jesus' claim to be the fountain of life.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Fountain of Life” REVIEW John is the Gospel of belief. John writes that we may come to see that Jesus is the Christ and come to believe in him and His teaching. So far we have learned much about His person from this Gospel. • He has eternal existed in ...read more

  • 16. No Condemnation

    Contributed on May 7, 2018
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    Message 16 from John's gospel exploring the account of Jesus and the woman caught in adultery.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “No Condemnation” Introduction Most all of us have encountered at one time or another, the assault of two terrible tormentors whose devastating duty is to block any progress toward maturity. They are closely related and work as a nasty team. Guilt and ...read more

  • 17. Let There Be Light

    Contributed on May 7, 2018
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    Message 16 from John's gospel exploring the claim of Jesus to be the light of the world.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Let There Be Light” Overview of the passage Again therefore Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world; he who follows Me shall not walk in the darkness, but shall have the light of life." John 8:12 Response of the Jews You are tooting ...read more

  • 18. Badge And Benefits Of A Bona Fide Beliver

    Contributed on May 7, 2018
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    Message 18 from John's gospel exploring chapter 8:31-59 where Jesus identifies the characteristics of the true disciple.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Badge and benefits of a bona fide believer” Chapter 8 of John focuses on Jesus as the light of the world and the only way out of darkness. We were encouraged to revive the light, reflect the light, and reveal the light. INTRODUCTION Today we finish ...read more

  • 19. The Resurrection And The Life

    Contributed on May 7, 2018
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    Message 19 from John's gospel focusing on Jesus' claim to be the resurrection and the life.

    Alliance Church April 23, 2000 Pastor David Welch “The Resurrection and the Life” John 11 INTRODUCTION John is the Gospel of belief. Not everything Jesus taught and did was written but these were written that we might believe that Jesus is the promised Christ, the Messiah and in believing ...read more

  • 20. Sight For The Blind

    Contributed on May 7, 2018
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    Message 20 from John's gospel exploring the passage where Jesus restored sight to the blind man.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Sight for the Blind” INTRODUCTION John portrays Jesus as the one who came to give light and life to men. He did not come to condemn but to convert those in darkness. As we said a few weeks back, blindness or darkness comes from two problems. No light ...read more

  • 21. The Good Shepherd

    Contributed on May 9, 2018
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    Message 21 from our journey through John's gospel. The focus of this message is on Jesus as the Good Shepherd.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “The Only Door and Good Shepherd” I. FALSE SHEPHERDS Jesus describes the false shepherds by their character, actions, and motivations. Character • They are thieves and robbers 1,8 "Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter by the door ...read more

  • 22. The Lord Is My Shepherd

    Contributed on May 9, 2018
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    Message 22 in a journey through John's gospel exploring the wonder of our Good Shepherd supplementing John 10 with the visual of Psalm 23.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “The Lord is My Shepherd” INTRODUCTION One of the most devastating accusations against God that the devil continually tries to promote is that God is not all that good. Satan invites us to look around at the appalling evil in the world and our own personal ...read more

  • 23. Extravagant Devotion

    Contributed on May 9, 2018
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    Message 23 from our journey through John's gospel. This message explores Mary anointing Jesus' feet as an example of extravagant devotion deserving of an extraordinary Savior.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Extravagant Devotion” REVIEW Chapter 2 – Lord over nature and the temple Chapter 3 – God’s gift of love for salvation Chapter 4-- Living water springing up to eternal life Chapter 5 – Father’s obedient Son Chapter 6 – Bread of Life out of heaven ...read more

  • 24. Faithfully Managing Money

    Contributed on May 9, 2018
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    Message 24 from a journey through John's gospel expanding on the principles of giving. This message offers an overview of a Biblical principles regarding giving and receiving.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Faithfully Managing Money” 1. Sacrificial giving develops and demonstrates devotion to God. Leftovers Leftovers are such humble things; we would not serve them to a guest, And yet we serve them to our Lord who deserves the very best. We give to Him ...read more

  • 25. The King Is Coming

    Contributed on May 9, 2018
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    Message 25 in our journey through John's gospel. This message focuses on Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “The King Is Coming” Introduction Two golden threads of truth run through Scriptures. A suffering servant coming to bear the sins of the people A sovereign King coming to rule in righteousness Not often do the two threads crossing before they come ...read more

  • 26. Dealing With Daily Dirt

    Contributed on May 9, 2018
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    Message 25 in our journey through John's gospel exploring the lesson of foot washing.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Dealing with Daily Dirt” Introduction We now enter the private teaching and ministry of Jesus to his disciples that run 13-17 with chapter 17 actually an intimate intercessory prayer – the real Lord’s Prayer in 17. Jesus addresses nearly every vital ...read more

  • 27. Revisiting And Old New Commandment

    Contributed on May 9, 2018
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    Message 27 in our journey through John's gospel continuing the lessons left by Jesus at the end of His ministry known as the upper room discourse. This lesson explores the commandment to love one another.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Revisiting an Old, New Commandment” Lesson Two A Lesson on Genuine love -- the badge of genuine Christianity God calls our attention to some seals intended to demonstrate the authenticity of true Christians. A while back we explored one of those seals or ...read more

  • 28. True Love 2 -3

    Contributed on May 9, 2018
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    Message 28 in our journey through John's gospel expanding the admonition to love one another. This message supplements the command by looking more closely at 1 Corinthians 13.

    A comparison of our love with the love of Jesus revealed in 1 Corinthians 13 Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Genuine Love” John 13 begins a series of vital lessons Jesus taught his disciples during the last week of his ministry on earth. Nearly every principle ...read more

  • 29. True Love 3

    Contributed on May 9, 2018
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    Message 29 in our journey through John's gospel. The notes to this message are combined with True Love 2 from 1 Corinthians 13.

    See notes from John message 28. The notes to sermon 28 and 29 are combined in that location. ...read more

  • 30. True Love 3

    Contributed on May 9, 2018
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    Message 30 in our journey through John's gospel. This message expands on what it means to love one another as commanded by Jesus and described by Paul in 1 Corinthians 13.

    Notes for this sermon are found in a combined written notes from message 28. See that message for the material. ...read more