Sermons on John

The Stronghold of Bitterness

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. (Hebrews 4:16)   This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. If we claim to have fellowship…

Palm Sunday: The Disciples & the Crowd

For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried,that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures… (1 Corinthians 13:3-4)   He said to them, “This is what I told you while I was still with you:Everything must be fulfilled that is…

Worship Creates the Desire and Ability to Follow God

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. (John 10:27) And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. (Ezekiel 36:27) I reflect at night on who you are, O Lord;     therefore, I obey your instructions. (Psalm 119:55) “Come, follow me,”…