Sermons from April 2016

Sermons from April 2016

Look and Live

John 3:11-21 – As Jesus continues his conversation with Nicodemus, Christ turns to what should have been a familiar story to Nicodemus from the times of Moses.   Israel complained to God about their circumstances, blamed Moses for the mess they were in and God sent deadly snakes in judgement.  Israel cried out to Moses and admitted, “We have sinned.”  In…

You Must Be Born Again

John 3:1-10 – This is an important conversation between Nicodemus and Jesus.  Nicodemus has never thought of himself as ever needing to be born again.  Christ makes clear that since he never thought of it, that means Nicodemus is on the outside looking in at the kingdom of God because every man is born the first time on the outside, dead in trespasses and sins with…

He Knows the Heart

John 2:12-25 – The Bible tells us, “The heart is deceitful and desperately wicked, who can know it? (Jeremiah 17:9) Actually, Christ knows the heart and He clearly demonstrates this in this next section of Scripture. Come away from this message with a renewed sense of the need for a clean heart and a right spirit before God who sees right through to the heart.

The Wedding Miracle

John 2:1-11 – Jesus just said that hereafter you shall see the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of God. In this miracle, the mighty God is to be perceived as acting in Jesus. The God of the OT has acted anew in Christ Jesus. This miracle is about more than helping humans out of a predicament, it is all about seeing the glory of Christ, and believing.