John 12:1-8 The God Who Loves Worship

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What motivates us to do something we might not do naturally? What is the impetus behind our most significant choices and actions in life? In this sermon we apply these questions to the act of worship. What produces a hunger for worship in us? Of course, it’s the gospel. John 12:1-8 12 Six days before the Passover, Jesus therefore came to …

John 11:17-45 The God Who Is Life

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How important is it to believe in Jesus? The answer is simple. Without belief in him, there is no life for us. No life now and no life in the future. John 11:17-44 17 Now when Jesus came, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. 18 Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles off,19 and many of the Jews had …

John 9 The God Who Opens and Closes

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What do we need more than anything else if we are going to truly understand who God is? New eyes. That’s all. And only Jesus can give them to us. John 9 9 As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born …

John 8:48-59 The God Who Is God

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In this week’s text, we hear Jesus tell us possibly the most outrageous thing he could ever say…He Is God!   John 8:48-59 48 The Jews answered him, “Are we not right in saying that you are a Samaritan and have a demon?” 49 Jesus answered, “I do not have a demon, but I honor my Father, and you dishonor me. 50 Yet I do not seek my own …

John 8:31-47 The God Who Speaks

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Listen in as Jesus makes clear that the way we receive his word means everything for who we are and how we are to live the life of discipleship. John 8:31-47 31 So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, 32 and you will know the truth, and the …

John 8:19-30 The God Who Must Be Know

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Can you know God apart from knowing Christ? Jesus is pretty clear on this answer. Join us as we listen to him speak challenging words to the religious leaders around him. John 8:19-30 19 They said to him therefore, “Where is your Father?” Jesus answered, “You know neither me nor my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father also.” 20 These words …