The Word and the World

John 3:1-36 There is no middle ground on Jesus A new birth is necessary to enter the kingdom of God (John 3:1-15). Belief in the exclusive Light is necessary to receive eternal life (John 3:16-21). Everyone must take a back seat to Him who is above all (John 3:22-36).

The Significance of the Signs

John 2:1-22 Sign – a proof or distinguishing mark by which something is made known. Jesus’ signs were significant displays of power that point beyond themselves to the deeper realities that could be perceived with the eyes of faith. D.A Carson 7 Signs in John: Water into wine (Chapter 2) Heals officials son (Chapter 4) Heals paralyzed man (Chapter 5) Feeding of 5000 (Chapter 6) Walks on water (Chapter 6) Gives sight to the blind man- (Chapter 9) Raises Lazarus…

Witnesses to the Word

John 1:19-51 Witness #1 – John the Baptist (John 1:19-34) Witness #2 – Andrew (John 1:35-42) Witness #3 – Philip (John 1:43-45) Witness #4 – Nathanael (John 1:46-49) Witness #5 – Jesus (John 1:50-51)

The Word of God

John 1:1-18 The Nature of the Word (John 1:1-5) The Purpose of the Word (John 1:9-13) The Coming of the Word (John 1:14-18)

When Spiritual Leaders Let Us Down

Numbers 20:1-13 Spiritual leaders will disappoint us. We are all held accountable by God. God will show Himself holy anyway. The sinfulness of our heroes confirms that only a holy God can help us with our essential needs.

Love in Deed

1 John 3:11-18 The foundation of our love for others is Christ’s love for us. 3 Characteristics of Christ-like love: Love is sacrificial (1 John 3:16) Love is selfless (1 John 3:17) Love is sincere (1 John 3:18)

Does Anyone Speak Truth Anymore?

Psalm 12:1-8 People abuse language (Psalm 12:1-4). They lie. They manipulate. They boast. God’s words are pure and trustworthy (Psalm 12:5-8). He speaks. He intervenes. He preserves.