Sermons in “John”

Calling and Comfort (John 14:15-24)

1. Live for Christ by living with Christ – The first Helper/Advocate/Counselor is Christ – The second Helper/Advocate/Counselor is the Holy Spirit – The role of the Holy Spirit (from Dr. Bruce Ware in Father, Son, & Holy Spirit): – The Spirit Assists in Carrying out the Work of the Father – Spirit works to […]

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A Christ-Centered Love (John 13:18-38)

Key Idea: to love others well, we must first look to Christ. 1. A Christ-Centered standard of love: A love that imitates Christ A Christ-centered love does not limit WHO we love : from beloved to betrayer A Christ-centered love does not limit HOW we love: from the mundane to the monumental 2. A Christ-Centered […]

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In Pursuit of Unfair Relationships (John 13:1-17)

Key idea: Christian love (by its very nature) is the pursuit of what is unfair. 1. We must admit our struggle to love Two truths: Our sin makes it difficult to recognize our own sin Our sin means we will justify sin Two applications: DO see yourself in this story as a disciple who desperately […]

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If It Dies, It Bears Much Fruit (John 12:12-26)

Key Idea: Death comes before new life for King Jesus and His followers 1. A Different Kind of King (What do you expect?) Two demands that we can wrongfully make of Jesus A. He must serve my mission B. He must follow my schedule   2. A Different Kind of Glory (How do you expect?) A. Die […]

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