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  • The Wounds Endure (A Sermon On John 20:19-29)

    Contributed by David Smith on Oct 30, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    There is a mystery in the suffering of Jesus - we know that. His wounds are special, because they are Godxs wounds for us! We know that Jesusx wounds are deeply tied to His ...

    We’re in John Chapter 20 today - revisiting the story of ’doubting Thomas’. This is a familiar story. We have it read to us in church every year, though I’m not entirely sure why that is. As most of you probably know, we in the Anglican church work on a three year lectionary, which means that more

  • John The Baptist And The Messiah

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 17 ratings

    John the Baptist had doubts as to Jesus being the Messiah so asked for evidence, receiving details of His Mission and Identity and a Commendation.

    JOHN THE BAPTIST AND THE MESSIAH John the Baptist was a great personality, very much in the mould of the Old Testament prophets. In fact he was the last in their line. As a young man he’d had an inner urge to serve God. No doubt his parents had told him of the special circumstances surrounding more

  • Christmas - A Time Of Lights Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 57 ratings

    John was the witness to the Light. What was that light, and what does John’s testimony tell us about our role in Christmas?

    OPEN: A Nashville grandfather took his four-year old grandson out in the woods to select a Christmas tree. They tramped all over, but the boy couldn’t find a tree that suited him. Finally, it began to get dark and cold, and the grandfather shook his head and said: "We’ll HAVE to take the next more

  • Between Prison And The Platter Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Sermon #2 in the John series. This sermon from John 2 and 3 focuses on John the Baptist’s testimony of Jesus and then Jesus’ testimony to John the Baptist.

    John’s Gospel #2 Between Prison and the Platter CHCC: January 13, 2008 John 2, 3 INTRODUCTION: Now I know this is hard to believe, but I’m about to quote a little 4 year old who is NOT one of my grandkids. One day a mom asked her little girl what the picture she drew after Church was more

  • The Testimony Of John Series

    Contributed by Aarron Ellerman on Apr 23, 2008

    John the Baptist’s testimony of the Lord Jesus Christ.

    John 1:19-28 “The Testimony of John” I. The Question (19-22) • Vv. 19-20 John the Baptist’s voice breaks 400 years of silence. • “The Jews” is used by John to describe many groups within the Jewish community; here it is referring particularly to the Pharisees. • Background on the Jews more

  • The Testimony Of John (Cont.) Series

    Contributed by Aarron Ellerman on Apr 30, 2008

    John the Baptist continues his testimony about Jesus, the Lamb of God, the Son of God.

    John 1:29-34 “The Testimony of John(cont.)” 1. The Lamb of God (29) • Vs. 29 Significance of the Lamb o Genesis 4:2-5 o Genesis 22:7-8 o Exodus 12:3-5, 12-13 o Isaiah 53:7 o 1 Peter 1:19 • takes away lit. means “to destroy.” • sin means “state of sinfulness;” also the “moral more

  • That They May Be One (A Sermon On John Chapter 17)

    Contributed by David Smith on Jun 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Jesus said, "I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by your name, the name that you gave me, so that they may be one, as we are one." (John 17:11)

    “Kiss me Hardy” “Et Tu, Brute” “Strike the tents!” What do these statements have in common? They were each the last words of famous men (Lord Nelson, Julius Caesar and Robert E. Lee, respectively). Let me add one from a famous woman: "Hold the cross high so I may see it through the more

  • The Life Of John The Beloved Pt 1

    Contributed by Charles La Porte on Jun 17, 2008

    this two part series looks at Johns life and relates how we can begin to live as God intended thru the transforming power of the Holy Spirit

    THE LIFE OF JOHN THE BELOVED (pt.1) John is the brother of James… the son of Zebedee and also known to Jesus as a son of Thunder… refers to himself as the disciple whom Jesus loved… We learned from the life of James his brother a lot of lessons from James’ consequences and yet just as we more

  • The Life Of John The Beloved Pt 2

    Contributed by Charles La Porte on Jun 17, 2008

    this two part series looks at Johns life and relates how we can begin to live as God intended thru the transforming power of the Holy Spirit

    Life Lessons From The Life Of John: ACTS 3:1-11 Read and Pray… 1. HE HAD A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF HOLY FIRE Luke 9:51-56 The sons of thunder at one point in time wanted to send a consuming fire a fire of destruction on the Samaritan people… now they message of the resurrection had reached more

  • An Audience Of One

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 15 ratings

    When it comes to your life, only the opinion of Christ counts.

    An Audience of One Matthew 11:16-19, Luke 7:31-35 November 07, 2004 Matthew 11:16-19 (NLT) "How shall I describe this generation? These people are like a group of children playing a game in the public square. They complain to their friends, [17] ’We played wedding songs, and you weren’t more

  • John The Baptizer Series

    Contributed by John Gaines on Jan 26, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    A look at the greatness of John and his baptism of Jesus

    JOHN THE BAPTIZER 1. Matthew tells us nothing about the childhood of Jesus. Instead, he offers us chapter 3 as a transition between Jesus as a young child (Matthew 2) and the adult Jesus being tempted in the wilderness (Matthew 4). 2. Matthew 3 emphasizes the work of John the Baptizer. more

  • Room For Doubt And Room For Growth Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Feb 7, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    This is about John the Baptist and his doubts about who Jesus was. This sermon gives permission to doubt as long as the believer goes to look for answers.

    Luke 7:18-23 – Room for Doubt and Room for Growth Today we are looking at a story not mentioned very much in sermons. The problem with the story is that it paints a hero of the faith with a quality that we aren’t comfortable with him having. The hero is John the Baptist, and that quality is more

  • The Murder Of A Prophet Series

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Have you ever done a bad thing and had someone just blurt it out, right in your face and in front of other people? How did you feel? Did you want to say or do something to that person to shut them up, maybe embarrass or silence them in order to blunt the

    As we begin today, I want us to keep two questions in our minds: 1) what are you willing to lose your head over? 2) What are you willing to take someone else’s head over? Any time the Bible mentions something more than once, we automatically know that it is significant. When we read through this more

  • Jesus And John The Baptist

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Mar 14, 2006
    based on 12 ratings

    Discussion of how Jesus viewed and talked about John the Baptist.

    Jesus and John the Baptist Matthew 11:1-19 March 5, 2006 Introduction I was reading a special supplement to the Aberdeen newspaper yesterday about the 125th anniversary celebration for the city coming up this summer. In there was an article about a guy who does a lot of researching more

  • Take Off Your Shoes

    Contributed by Michael Dephillips on Feb 7, 2003
    based on 20 ratings

    John made the statement that he wasn’t worthy even to unloose the latchet of Jesus’ sandals

    " Take off thy shoes" Ruth 4:1-8 Many times in the last few years I’ve questioned in my heart the mercy Christ has given me by my salvation and the great honor bestowed on such an undeserving man as me to preach the gospel. My heart sometimes almost breaks when I realize that the Creator more