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sermons tagged 'John'

Passion and Privilege

Matthew 20.17-23
Sep 23rd 2018

It's all connected... like one long tapestry. From his first verse through to today's passage, Matthew and the Holy Spirit continue their mission of revealing Jesus of Nazareth as the long-awaited Messiah.

On the heals of explaining how 'the last become first, and...read >>

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Matthew, salvation, suffering

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 >>

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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...read >>

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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 >>

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Gospel of John, John 21

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 >>

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Gospel of John, John 20, resurrection

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 >>

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Gospel of John, John 19

God the Son: Foot Washer

John 13.1-10a
May 22nd 2011

GRACE: Unmerited Favor

Sounds easy enough. But is it? Is God's grace easy to receive?

Truth be told, undeserved favor is taboo for most of us... especially when it comes from God. Something for nothing? Better (or harder) still, something good in exchange for...read >>

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Gospel of John, John 13