Sermon Series
  • 1. The Question Of Love And Devotion

    Contributed on Aug 17, 2011
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    If you’re trying to DO ministry without the love of Christ in your heart, you’re wasting everyone’s time. This passage is one that is specifically for the church and its ministers. It has one great lesson: love is the one basic essential for ministry. W

    If you’re trying to DO ministry without the love of Christ in your heart, you’re wasting everyone’s time. Tonight’s passage is one that is specifically for the church and its ministers. It has one great lesson: love is the one basic essential for ministry. Without love, ministry counts for ...read more

  • 2. The Call To Total Commitment

    Contributed on Aug 17, 2011
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    This message deals with what total commitment really involves.

    And finally we come to the final passage of John’s gospel. This last passage in John is a call to total commitment. There are 4 things we are going to cover tonight as we look at total commitment. 1. Total commitment demands following the leadership of the Holy Spirit. 2. It demands the ...read more

  • 3. The Great Reality Of Jesus’ Resurrected Body

    Contributed on Aug 17, 2011
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    Jesus proved the great reality of His resurrection body. He showed that He really did arise from the dead. Death had been conquered and men could now live forever

    Jesus proved the great reality of His resurrection body. He showed that He really did arise from the dead. Death had been conquered and men could now live forever. Let’s get right into the passage. READ 1-3. Let’s note some things about these verses. First, the word “afterward refers to the ...read more

  • 4. Jesus Appears To Mary

    Contributed on Aug 17, 2011
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    This is a study that details the experience of Mary on Resurrection morning.

    Resurrection Sunday is now over. Jesus has arisen from the tomb. He’s alive. For the next few studies we will be looking at His appearing to people. Tonight we look at His appearing to Mary. This is really a precious event. We are now seeing His appearance AFTER the resurrection. His first ...read more

  • 5. Jesus Appears To The Disciples

    Contributed on Aug 17, 2011
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    It’s after the resurrection and Jesus has begun to appear to different individuals. Why was it important for Jesus to appear to people before He ascended into heaven? Does it say anything about the people’s faith?

    It’s after the resurrection and Jesus has begun to appear to different individuals. Why was it important for Jesus to appear to people before He ascended into heaven? Does it say anything about the people’s faith? Last time we saw that Jesus appeared first to Mary Magdalene. (Explain that Mary ...read more

  • 6. Thomas’ Conviction And Confession

    Contributed on Aug 23, 2011
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    If you ever want to point someone to a passage of Scripture concerning conviction and confession, tonight’s passage is a good place. This passage involves the great conviction and confession of Thomas.

    MAY 22PM Thomas’ Conviction and Confession John 20: 24-31 If you ever want to point someone to a passage of Scripture concerning conviction and confession, tonight’s passage is a good place. This passage involves the great conviction and confession of Thomas. READ 24-25. It looks like ...read more

  • 7. The Major Events At The Cross

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2011
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    We are going to divide this passage into 8 events to get a better understanding of what is happening. This is not an unfamiliar story to most Christians but maybe we can learn yet a little more about it.

    The most significant event in history is the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. We are saved by His death. Because He died, we live. But there IS a condition. We have to believe, and it’s the necessity for belief that John stressed throughout his gospel. He was an eyewitness of the crucifixion, and ...read more

  • 8. Man’s Escape From Death

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2011
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    Jesus makes an astounding claim—a person doesn’t have to die. We can all escape death. We, as Christians, know what Jesus meant by this, but the world does not understand. It’s up to us to show them what Jesus meant

    In v. 51 of our passage tonight, Jesus makes an astounding claim—a person doesn’t have to die. We can all escape death. We, as Christians, know what Jesus meant by this, but the world does not understand. It’s up to us to show them what Jesus meant. READ v. 48-50. I guess since Jesus has ...read more

  • 9. Reactions To Jesus’ Revelations

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2012
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    Jesus had just revealed Himself as the Resurrection and the Life at the raising of Lazarus from the dead. This message will look at four of the people’s reactions to this resurrection.

    Jesus had just revealed Himself as the Resurrection and the Life at the raising of Lazarus from the dead. Tonight we are going to look at four of the people’s reactions to this resurrection. READ 1-2. I thought about this scene and wondered how I would have felt dining with a man who had just ...read more

  • 10. The Misunderstood Messiah

    Contributed on Feb 29, 2012
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    Throughout the history of the world, man has misunderstood the Messiah. There are four misunderstandings in particular that we are going to look at.

    Throughout the history of the world, man has misunderstood the Messiah. There are four misunderstandings in particular that we are going to look at this evening in John 12: 20-36. READ 20-22. You might remember from last time that Jesus had just been hailed as the coming King and Messiah by ...read more

  • 11. The Stages Of Faith

    Contributed on Feb 29, 2012
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    We will close out this chapter looking at the stages of faith as seen in the life of a government official of Jesus’ day.

    Tonight we will finish up chapter 4 of John. We’ve now gotten away from the story of the woman at the well. Last week we talked about how we show evidence of our faith when we honor Jesus, when we welcome him into our lives, and finally when we receive Him. Tonight we will close out this chapter ...read more

  • 12. Jesus' Relationship To Believers

    Contributed on Feb 29, 2012
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    Three little verses are all we will look at but three verses that show us the very special relationship that Jesus has with believers, a relationship that delivers us from an existence that is barren, empty, lonely, unmeaningful and otherwise sad without

    Tonight I just want to take a few minutes to talk about the love that Jesus has for us as believers. Three little verses are all we will look at but three verses that show us the very special relationship that Jesus has with believers, a relationship that delivers us from an existence that is ...read more

  • 13. How To Partake Of The Bread Of Life

    Contributed on Feb 29, 2012
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    Jesus said He was the Bread of Life. When we talk about partaking of the Bread of Life, what are we talking about? And that is the focus of this passage. Just how do we come to know Jesus personally?

    Tonight’s passage deals with partaking of the Bread of Life. Jesus said He was the Bread of Life. When we talk about partaking of the Bread of Life, what are we talking about? (How one comes to know Jesus personally.) And that is the focus of this passage. Just how do we come to know ...read more

  • 14. The Relationship Of Believers To Believers

    Contributed on Feb 29, 2012
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    How believers relate to other believers is important. That’s because division will destroy a body of people quicker than any other single thing. Division destroys the body of Christ, the fellowship of believers, and the witness of believers.

    Last week we talked about the relationship of Jesus to believers. We got into a lengthy discussion about the joy that only God can give. We saw that as God loves His Son Jesus Christ, so Christ loves us. Tonight Jesus talks about the relationship of believers to believers. How believers ...read more

  • 15. Divided Opinions About Jesus

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2012
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    This passage is a picture of the great claim of Jesus and the divided opinions about him. It’s a picture that should cause every one of us to search our own response to Jesus.

    Tonight’s passage is a picture of the great claim of Jesus and the divided opinions about him. It’s a picture that should cause every one of us to search our own response to Jesus. READ v.37. You might recognize these words of Jesus. He spoke similar words to the woman at the well. The Feast ...read more

  • 16. Jesus Prayed For Future Believers

    Contributed on Mar 28, 2012
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    We will see how Jesus prayed for future believers. These are those who would believe in Him from that moment to the end of the world. What He prayed is a precious thing for believers, but it is also an indictment against believers of every generation.

    We are in the third segment of Jesus’ prayer in John 17. He first prayed for Himself, then He prayed for the disciples. Tonight we will see how Jesus prayed for future believers. These are those who would believe in Him from that moment to the end of the world. What He prayed is a precious ...read more

  • 17. Jesus’ Response To Mockery And Unbelief

    Contributed on Mar 28, 2012
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    Chapter 7 is a brief pause in the revelation of who Jesus is. This chapter shows the reactions of various groups to the claims of Jesus.

    So far, in the first 6 chapters of the Gospel of John, the author has concentrated on the revealing of Jesus—revealing Him as God, the Son of God, the One who came down out of heaven, and the Bread of Life. Chapter 7 is a brief pause in the revelation of who Jesus is. This chapter shows the ...read more

  • 18. The Work Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed on Mar 28, 2012
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    The clearest revelation of the Holy Spirit given by the Lord Himself. He had already revealed who the Person of the Holy Spirit is back in John 14. Now, He reveals the WORK of the Holy Spirit.

    Tonight we will see the clearest revelation of the Holy Spirit given by the Lord Himself. He had already revealed who the Person of the Holy Spirit is back in John 14. Now, He reveals the WORK of the Holy Spirit. READ v. 7. We know that it is the Holy Spirit who comforts and helps us. Jesus ...read more

  • 19. The Real Needs Of Man

    Contributed on Mar 28, 2012
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    Every person has some great needs. 1. The need for the glorious message of Christ. 2. The need for the right response—that is, to arise quickly and come to Christ. 3. The need to reach out and help other people. If you ever want to pull yourself out

    Man has needs. Tonight we are going to discuss 5 needs that man has as seen in the experience of Mary with Jesus. The first need is for the glorious message of Christ. READ v. 28. Last study, we were with Martha and Jesus and Martha told Jesus, “Yes, Lord, I believe that you are the Christ, ...read more

  • 20. Power Over Death

    Contributed on Mar 28, 2012
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    In confronting and conquering the tomb of Lazarus, Jesus demonstrated that the believer’s hope is not in vain.

    Jesus gave us hope when He conquered death. In confronting and conquering the tomb of Lazarus, He demonstrated that the believer’s hope is not in vain. The believer will be raised from the dead, resurrected by the great shout of the Lord’s power. Tonight we are going to see Jesus confront death ...read more

  • 21. The Purpose Of Lazarus’ Death

    Contributed on Apr 17, 2012
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    The death of Lazarus gave Jesus the opportunity to reveal Himself as the resurrection and the life. From what I see, there were seven purposes for Lazarus’ death.

    We are going to spend 6 weeks in the 11th chapter of the Gospel of John. There are 6 great lessons that we can learn from Lazarus’ death and Jesus raising him from the dead. The death of Lazarus gave Jesus the opportunity to reveal Himself as the resurrection and the life. From what I see, ...read more

  • 22. Failure To Understand The Light

    Contributed on Apr 17, 2012
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    People of every generation blurt out the same question, “Who are you, Jesus?” Well, Jesus answers that question.

    Tonight we continue with Jesus’ discussion with the Pharisees. READ v. 25. Man asks a very basic question. Now Jesus had just made a phenomenal claim that He was the Light of the world. Of course, His claim shocked the Pharisees as well as others. And when you recap what Jesus had told these ...read more

  • 23. The Source Of Spiritual Satisfaction

    Contributed on Apr 18, 2012
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    That’s what happens when we believe in, and trust, and accept Christ. Every need of life, of nourishment, and of growth is met. Nothing is left out or lacking. This doesn’t mean that the person will never again hunger after righteousness. Because a pe

    READ the whole passage. I read verse 36 and have to wonder how many people today would be the same way. If Jesus Christ walked into this sanctuary right now and told us who He was, would we believe or would we require a sign. It makes me wonder how many people REALLY believe that Jesus is a real ...read more

  • 24. The Question Of Love And Devotion

    Contributed on Jun 28, 2012
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    If you’re trying to DO ministry without the love of Christ in your heart, you’re wasting everyone’s time.

    If you’re trying to DO ministry without the love of Christ in your heart, you’re wasting everyone’s time. Tonight’s passage is one that is specifically for the church and its ministers. It has one great lesson: love is the one basic essential for ministry. Without love, ...read more

  • 25. The Great Reality Of Jesus' Resurrection Body

    Contributed on Jun 28, 2012
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    Jesus proved the great reality of His resurrection body. He showed that He really did arise from the dead. Death had been conquered and men could now live forever.

    Jesus proved the great reality of His resurrection body. He showed that He really did arise from the dead. Death had been conquered and men could now live forever. Let’s get right into the passage. READ 1-3. Let’s note some things about these verses. First, the word ...read more