John 14:15-31 The God Who Shows Great Love

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The love that Jesus shows for us is tremendous and life-giving. The love that he has for another is even greater. John 14:15-31 15 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, 17 even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees …

John 14:8-14 The God Who Is a Gracious Giver

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Jesus makes us a great promise…he will give us his Spirit. We can’t live without the Spirit’s presence in our lives. And with him, we everything we need as Christians. John 14:8-14 8 Philip said to him, “Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us.” 9 Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not …

John 14:4-7 The God Who Is The Only Way

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Are there many ways, or even just a few ways, for us to get to God? Jesus answers that question with no hesitation or lack of clarity. We must listen to the instruction of our Lord as he directs to us to the Father. John 14:4-7 4 And you know the way to where I am going.” 5 Thomas said to him, “Lord, we …

John 13:18-31 The God Who Was Betrayed

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How do we wrap our heads around serving and worshiping a good God when there is such evil in the world? In this sermon Pastor Eric tries to give us some handles to grip in order grant us stability in the midst of the uncertainties, and evils, of life. John 13:18-31 18 I am not speaking of all of you; I …

John 13:1-17 The God Who Blesses Through Cleansing

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As we enter the second half of John’s gospel, we are privileged to witness Jesus’ private interactions with his disciples. In this opening scene, we learn that Jesus has a path to joy for us. That path begins with a cleansing of our sin and is seen most clearly through service. John 13:1-17 13 Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus …

John 12:44-50 The God Who Commands Eternal Life

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Jesus is not just our buddy or our equal with whom we can negotiate. When we look to Jesus we are looking to God Himself. This should cause us to worship, obey, and believe. John 12:44-50 44 And Jesus cried out and said, “Whoever believes in me, believes not in me but in him who sent me. 45 And whoever sees me sees him who sent me. 46 I …

John 12:27-43 The God Who Handles Hearts

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In this difficult passage, we wrestle with the nature of unbelief and the power of Christ to draw all peoples to Himself. John 12:27-43 27 “Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But for this purpose I have come to this hour. 28 Father, glorify your name.” Then a voice came from heaven: “I have glorified it, and I will …

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 …