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  • Why Nick And I Buried Jesus? Series

    Contributed by Bumble Ho on Dec 7, 2004
    based on 18 ratings

    A sermon "performed" as a monologue from the first person perspective (Joseph of Arimathea) about Jesus’ claim to be the Messiah in John 5.

    [Come in, fully dressed in Jewish costume] Shalom! Good morning, My name is Joseph, (but according to your culture, you can call me Joe). I am from Arimathea, a region in the Northwest of Jerusalem [1]. I am a nobleman among the seventy members of the Sanhedrin of Jerusalem, (or Ruling Council in more

  • The Honor Series

    Contributed by Moses Radford on Feb 28, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    We need to honor the Lord and His Word.

    JOHN 5: 31- 47 8. How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only? John 5:44 (KJV) A. WHAT IS HONOR B. HONOR OF MANKIND C. HONOR OF GOD 9. But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words? John 5:47 (KJV) A. THE more

  • Witntesses For The Divine Son Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 18, 2008
    based on 20 ratings

    Jesus has just claimed to be equal with God, to give eternal life (18), to be the source of life (26) & to be the judge of life (27). Are there any other witnesses to support this almost unbelievable claim? There most certainly are!

    JOHN 5: 33-38 WITNESSES FOR THE DIVINE SON [Isaiah 35:5-6] Jesus has just claimed to be equal with God, to give eternal life (18), to be the source of life (26), and to be the judge of life (27). Jesus was claiming to be divine. Are there any more

  • God As My Witness

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Sep 25, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus identifies three witnesses to his identity as the Son of God in John 5.

    Calling John, God and Moses to the Witness Stand John 5:31-47 Today we finish chapter 5 of John’s gospel. Lesson 1: Jesus heals the lame man at the pool of Bethesda on the Sabbath. Lesson 2: They persecute Jesus for this: and he answers them giving them a lot more than they expect. Jesus more

  • Four Witnesses Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Nov 15, 2009
    based on 10 ratings

    Who is Jesus to you? Is He just a moral teacher? Is He just a storybook character? Throughout John chapter 5, Jesus claimed to be God. And in today’s passage, He brings four witnesses to the stand to corroborate His testimony.

    How many of you have ever served on a jury before? I haven’t. It’s something I’ve always wanted to do, but never have been able to. I’ve been summoned before—several times. We lived in Denver, CO when I joined the Air Force. And almost all of my time in the Air Force, I kept my state residency more

  • The Heart Of Truth Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Oct 7, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Truth is not only a matter of the head, embracing truth through our rational abilities, but also through the disposition of our inward choice.

    Intro – The Heart of Truth Let me begin by asking a question… is truth a matter of the head or the heart? Do we embrace truth through the deduction of our rational abilities… or through the disposition of our inward choice? This is an issue that Jesus is going to challenge us with more

  • Whom Do You Believe?

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Aug 19, 2010

    Making a right choice as to whom we believe will determine our eternal destiny.

    Text: “How can you believe, who receive honor from one another, and do not seek the honor that comes from the only God?” (John 5:44) Do you believe everything you read, everything you see, or everything someone tells you? By the same token, does everything you write, everything you more

  • "The Confessions Of The Christ"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Aug 26, 2010

    Hear what Jesus confesses about Himself

    19 Therefore Jesus answered and was saying to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, unless it is something He sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, these things the Son also does in like manner. 20 “For the Father loves the Son, and shows more

  • Testimonies About Jesus.

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 22, 2010

    Testimonies about Jesus. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Reading: John chapter 5 verses 31-47. Ill: Things people actually said in court, word for word: (1). • Question: “What is your date of birth? “ • Answer: “July fifteenth”. • Question: “What year?” • Answer: “Every more

  • Why I Am A Baptist Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jan 1, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Exploring the biblical basis for the Baptist Faith.

    Jesus said to the Jews who were seeking to kill Him, “I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me. If I alone bear witness about myself, my testimony is not deemed true. There is another who bears witness more

  • Witnesses To Jesus.

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Oct 17, 2022
    based on 2 ratings

    Jesus brings forward witnesses as to who He is.

    WITNESSES TO JESUS. John 5:31-39. JOHN 5:31. “If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.” If any mere man were to make the claims that Jesus made for Himself, that man would be a liar. But, to show us that He is no mere man, Jesus goes on to speak of “other witnesses.” JOHN 5:32. more

  • John 5: The Divinity Of Christ

    Contributed by Mike Bryant on Apr 23, 2021
    based on 1 rating

    A large share of the population, and even of Christians, believe that Jesus was not God incarnate, but a mere man. In John 5, Jesus answers those accusing Him of blasphemy with a claim of divinity that leaves no room for that belief.

    I) The divinity of Jesus is a fundamental and essential tenet of Christianity. It is also one of the most difficult aspects of Christianity for the world to accept. A) A survey conducted in 2020 by Ligonier Ministries found that 52 percent of U.S. adults believe that Jesus is not God. Not only more

  • You Can Come If You Will Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Apr 29, 2021
    based on 2 ratings

    Jesus has something to offer, and the only way you can get what He offers is to come to Him and get it. You can't just come to church and get it. You can't just come to a preacher and get it, only by coming to Him can you get life, and life eternal.

    A little boy quietly opened the door to the dentist's office and spoke to the receptionist at her desk. "My mother told me to see the dentist about my bad teeth." "Sorry," the receptionist responded, "But the dentist is out just now." The boy sighed in more

  • Five Witnesses To Jesus' Authority And Power Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 22, 2023

    We are going to take a look at five witnesses that help to prove Jesus’ authority and power as God’s Son.

    Tonight, we are going to take a look at five witnesses that help to prove Jesus’ authority and power as God’s Son. Let’s get right into the Scripture. READ 31. The first thing Jesus says about a witness for Him is based upon the world’s judicial system. Let’s face it; in our world a man’s own more

  • 5 Witnesses Testifying On Jesus' Behalf (John 5:31-47) Series

    Contributed by Garrett Tyson on Jan 22, 2022

    Jesus knows you need reasons to fully come to him, and commit to him. And so he points you to 5 witnesses, testifying to him.

    Last week, we started working our way through John 5. In this chapter, AJ addresses two common Judean criticisms of Jesus. The first, is that Jesus is a lawbreaker-- a sinner. Jesus broke the Sabbath, and taught others to do the same. The second, is that Jesus "makes himself" equal to more