Sermons from March 2022

Sermons from March 2022

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

John 18:1-40 Six events identify Jesus as our Good Shepherd: The Boldness of Jesus The Identification of Jesus The Protection of Jesus The Purpose of Jesus The Injustice against Jesus The Isolation of Jesus

Glory in a Hostile World

John 17:1-26 Jesus prayed for His glorification (John 17:1-5). Jesus prayed for the eleven’s sanctification (John 17:6-19) Jesus prayed for the church’s unification (John 17:20-26). Proposition: Jesus accomplished the means for us to share union with God. What problems does it solve? [1] Identity—Who am I? Destiny—Where am I headed? Purpose—What should I be doing? Hope—What can I hope for along the way? [1] Rankin Wilbourne. Union with Christ: The Way to Know and Enjoy God . David C. Cook.…

The Need for a Helper

John 15:18-16:33 The Work of the Holy Spirit: The Holy Spirit Comforts (John 14:16) The Holy Spirit Convicts (John 16:8) The Holy Spirit Leads and Guides (John 16:13) The Holy Spirit Reveals the truth of God (1 Corinthians 2:10-11, John 16:13) The Holy Spirit Dwells with and in believers (1 Corinthians 3:16, John 14:16) The Holy Spirit Empowers us share the gospel (Acts 1:8) The Holy Spirit Gives spiritual gifts (1 Corinthians 12:7-11) The Holy Spirit Seals the lives of…

Abide in Christ

John 15:1-17 True followers of Jesus abide in Him. True followers of Jesus bear fruit. The command of Jesus is not to bear fruit. The command is to abide in Him, and the fruit comes as a result. “Abide” from the Greek – meno – to remain, to live, to stay. It expresses: A permanent condition A continual condition Literally: “The one abiding” – represents a person who is permanently and continuously abiding in the Lord. Abiding: Stay in His Word Remain in His love…