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sermons tagged 'Gospel of John'

Jesus calls 'Come!'
 Do you hear him?

John 21.1-14
Dec 27th 2015

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breakfast, calling, faith, fisher of men, hope, meal, monergism, redemption, restoration
Gospel of John, grace, providence

Many Other Things Written

John 21.25
Aug 19th 2012

21 chapters, 3 years & a ton of our Father's faithfulness. A summary of John's Gospel in prose, art & testimony.

NOTE: download/view this week's notes which include Linda Colie's artwork.read >>

art, Colie, Gospel, John, John 21.25, Linda, poem, poetry, testimony
Gospel of John, John 21

Peter, Sovereignty, and Personal Pronouns

John 21.20-24
Aug 12th 2012

When stuck in the mud with a bleak prognosis, O how tempting it is to say "Why me?" and compare ours to "greener grass".

Peter was tempted too, but his Good Shepherd wouldn't have it. Peter needed to learn to trust the Lord.

Jesus had a different plan for Peter...read >>

faith, humility, identity, Jesus, John, John 21.20-24, Peter, plan, purpose, trust
Gospel of John, John 21, ministry

Redeeming Release and Reinstatement

John 21.15-19
Aug 5th 2012

The weight of past sins and failures can absolutely immobilize.

Are you living under the weight of your failures? Whether your sin resides in the privacy of your own heart or in the public arena for all to see, Jesus redeems.

Few knew failure like Peter. But...read >>

failure, hope, Jesus, John 21.15-19, mercy, ministry, Peter, redeem, reinstate, release, restore
Gospel of John, John 21, ministry

Breakfast With Jesus

John 21.1-14
Jul 29th 2012

Has religious labor got you down, out, and spent? Maybe it's time to pull up your empty nets, head back to the dock, have breakfast with Jesus on shore at daybreak.

Crazy love produces crazy love! Meet with your Beloved. He'll take care of the rest.read >>

breakfast, early, fish, Galilee, Jesus, John, John 21.1-14, Martha, net, Peter
Gospel of John, John 21

These Are Written That You May Believe

John 20.30-31
Jul 22nd 2012

Almost everything we believe is based on the testimony, the authority of another.

John the Witness has written his Gospel that we might believe. He has written of his life experience with Jesus, that we might have life in Jesus' name.

Honestly, do you have life in...read >>

authority, Christ, death, deity, Jehovah's Witness, John 20.30-31, life, Messiah, peace, Son of God
Gospel of John, John 20

I Will Not Believe

John 20.24-29
Jul 8th 2012

Ever felt like your prayers weren't making it past the ceiling? "Does God really hear my prayers? Does He have time to care?"

Tune in for Thomas' testimony and be encouraged to re-engage in the mission of His Kingdom come & coming.read >>

believe, disbelieve, doubt, faith, God, hands, Jesus, John 20.24-29, Lord, side, Thomas
faith, Gospel of John, John 20

The Power of Peace In Present Darkness

John 20.19-23
Jul 1st 2012

How powerful is guilt in and over your life? regret? betrayal? denial of your Lord?

Our fears and failures deeply impact our faith (or lack thereof).

Join us today as Jesus meets His disciples in the middle of their fear, denial, and failures. What would the King...read >>

failure, fear, glad, grace, guilt, John 20.19-23, mission, peace, sin, Spirit
Gospel of John, John 20, resurrection

The Voice of the Gardener

John 20.10-18
Jun 17th 2012

Sometimes I look on the amazing faith of others & think “What’s wrong with me?” You ever there? Got friends or family there? Can’t find the faith to believe?

Join us today as we seek and are sought the Gardener Good Shepherd who leaves the...read >>

angel, call, cling, father's day, Hebrews 2.11-12, John 10.3-4, Mary, name, reproof, Romans 8.15-16
Gospel of John, John 20

Mary, Peter, John And No Jesus

John 20.1-9
Jun 10th 2012

Sometimes it isn't what you see, but what you don't see that brings about faith and confidence in the Lord. This is certainly the case in today's passage.

Faith is a big deal, with eternal consequences... this isn't something you want to get wrong! Whose faith more...read >>

believe, cave, faith, first day, John, John 20.1-9, linen, Mary, Peter, resurrection, see, Sunday, tomb
Gospel of John, John 20, resurrection

Hammocks and Holiness (between John 19 and 20)

Jun 3rd 2012

Things were pretty silent on Friday evening after the death of the Son of God. All accounts retold, not much was going on until Sunday! It's remarkable that even in His death the Son lovingly obeys the Father's commands.

And on the Sabbath, He rested.

How about...read >>

command, good, holy, keep, Lord's Day, love, rest, Sabbath, sanctify
Gospel of John, Lord's Day, Sabbath

In the Flow of Blood and Water

John 19.31-42
May 27th 2012

...that you may also believe. That is why John's Gospel and history itself was written: That you may know life abundantly in the Rock of Jesus Christ, from whose side flowed streams of blood and living water.read >>

Adam, believe, blood, forgiveness, garden, Holy Spirit, John 19.31-42, Joseph, justification, Moses, Nicodemus, pierce, Rock, sanctification, side, struck, water
Gospel of John, John 19

Finished for His Father and For Us

John 19.28-30
May 20th 2012

Has sin run so deep, does it have you so guilty you rightly know that you absolutely do NOT deserve forgiveness?

I can't even forgive myself, how could a holy God forgive me?

What if you could be absolutely assured of forgiveness and peace? That's what we all need.read >>

cross, death, faith, Father, forgiveness, John 19.28-30, Luke 23.46, peace, Psalm 69.21, Son, stronger, wine
Gospel of John, John 19

The Glory of God In The Love of His Son

John 19.17-27
May 6th 2012

The glory of the Father's righteousness and love is displayed through the blood-let Lamb of Golgotha.read >>

beloved, Father, honor, Jesus, Jews, John, John 19.17-27, love, Mary, mother, Pilate, son
Gospel of John, John 19

Pilate, Your god Is Too Small

John 19.7-11
Apr 22nd 2012

No matter how big Pilate thinks his role, he cannot steal center stage from the sovereign Savior.read >>

crucifixion, hope, John 19.7-11, passion, Pilate, responsibility, silence, sovereignty, superstition
Gospel of John, John 19

Behold the Man

John 19.1-6
Apr 15th 2012

In an effort to just make all of this go away, the pondering Pilate flogs, mocks, robes, and presents the bruised Christ to His children who yet command His crucifixion.read >>

behold, crucifixion, Crucify, flog, Jesus, John19.1-6, Man, mockery, Pilate, scourge
Gospel of John, John 19

Getting Personal With Pilate

John 18.28-40
Apr 1st 2012

Hope for captive criminals is in the crucifixion of the Christ at the hands of false accusers and the indecision of a pondering Pilate, but, ultimately, in our faithful Father and His sovereign plan of redemption through Jesus His Son.read >>

conviction, guilt, innocent, Jesus, John 18.28-40, personal, Pilate, relativism, truth
Gospel of John, John 18

The Rock Crumbles, The Christ Protects

John 18.15-27
Mar 25th 2012

The Savior proclaims & protects while the Rock denies & denounces any association with Him.read >>

denial, forgiveness, grace, humble, hypocrisy, John 18.15-27, Peter, Richard Sibbes, Rock
Gospel of John, John 18

In the Garden With the Second Adam

John 18.1-11
Mar 11th 2012

The Son's love for & confidence in His Father defines His character, is displayed in His courage, and secures & sanctifies His sheep.read >>

arrest, balance, betrayal, brave, care, character, confidence, courage, garden, Jesus, John 18.1-11, Second Adam
Gospel of John, John 18

The Love Of The Beloved

John 17.25-26
Feb 19th 2012

How does Jesus reveal and continue to reveal the Father?

How does Jesus fix and increase the happiness in holiness of those who He reveals the Father to?

Join us as we discover in John's Gospel the drenching, saturation of God's love between the Father and the...read >>

Colossians 1.27, Colossians 2.9, Ephesians 3.14-21, eternal, Father, Holy Spirit, John 1.33, John 14.15, Love, Son, Trinity
Gospel of John, High Priestly Prayer, John 17

The Prayer We Most Want Answered

John 17.24
Feb 12th 2012

Toward the end of last week, we barely caught a glimpse of God's love for us in Christ, as Christ. How can that be? How will God love us with such an infinite love? The answer is in today's passage. Join us!

The desire of Christ is the nearness of His disciples...read >>

eternal, foundation of the world, glory, heaven, joy, love, prayer
Gospel of John, High Priestly Prayer, John 17