The Flaws That Led To Peter’s Denial

Yesterday our Journey through John’s Gospel brought us to Peter’s denial of Christ.  I’m always amazed when I come to that passage of Scripture.  Peter had just pulled out a sword and cut off a man’s ear and yet in the court of the High Priest he denied Jesus three times.  I shared a few […]

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“Spiritus Sanctus”

I’ve spent several hours this week studying John 14:15-17 with especial attention to what Jesus said about the Holy Spirit.  I can’t wait to preach that text this Sunday, but I thought it might draw our hearts close to the text by sharing a prayer from Valley of Vision.  The title of the prayer is […]

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Grace in the Midst of the Judicial Hardening of God!

Yesterday our journey through John’s Gospel led us to John 12:36a-43.  A major theme in that passage is God’s Judicial Hardening of Israel.  Today I want to share a portion of my sermon yesterday and challenge you to think it through. God’s purpose is not frustrated by the opposition of evil people.  There is grace […]

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Viewing the World through Jesus’ Eyes!

Yesterday our journey through John’s Gospel brought us to chapter 9, which is the story of Jesus healing the man born blind.  In that sermon we looked at how radically different Jesus’ view of life was from the worlds.  Jesus gave us a different view of suffering—the man was born blind for the glory of […]

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