Sermons on John

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Text: John 1: 1-3, Genesis 1: 26-27 Your ethnicity, ancestry, family, education, personality, and experiences reveal a lot about you…but not the most important things. As a Christian and as a person your identity is defined profoundly by four powerful realities: Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Restoration. All human beings have to determine why they exist, what’s wrong…

You Me Follow

Text: Luke 9: 18-24, John 21: 9-23 Summary Jesus didn’t say “be like him” or “live like her.”  He said, “follow me.”  We all suffer from comparison.  Comparison leads to us trying to become someone else and we fail when trying to make ourselves into someone else.  Jesus, not others, is the Standard.  The Father will succeed…

To Whom Shall We Go?

Text: John 6: 1-2, 60-71 Large crowds followed Jesus’ movements. They followed as he went from place to place and event to event. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they followed the person. Anyone can follow a system when it works for them. Followers of Jesus follow Jesus. Their hope is in Jesus, not their expectations. Q&A…

I Will Not Deny You

Matthew 26: 1-46, 69-75;  John 18: 1-11;  John 21: 15-17 Summary: Peter placed too much confidence in his commitment to Jesus.  We all tend to misunderstand God’s call.  We think our commitment is what God is after.  Jesus is not after our commitment, passion, or devotion.  All of those will eventually wane.  God is after…