Sermons on John

The Crowd of Palm Sunday

7 When they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their cloaks over it, he sat on it. 8 Many people spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread branches they had cut in the fields. 9 Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted, “Hosanna![a]” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”[b] 10 “Blessed…

The Church Is The Bride of Christ

I will betroth you to me forever;     I will betroth you in righteousness and justice,     in love and compassion. I will betroth you in faithfulness,     and you will acknowledge the Lord. (Hosea 2:19-20) I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a…

Is It Conviction Or Condemnation?

8 Even if I caused you sorrow by my letter, I do not regret it. Though I did regret it—I see that my letter hurt you, but only for a little while— 9 yet now I am happy, not because you were made sorry, but because your sorrow led you to repentance. For you became sorrowful as God intended…

What The Church Does: Love Others

34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. 35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And…