It doesn’t make the headlines like the apocalypse or the last social justice issue. But “abiding in Christ” is something we’re told to do, shapes us over the long haul, and gives us joy. But what is it? How do we do it? This sermon on John 15:1-17 answers these questions.
Tag: i am sayings
Abiding in Jesus the true vine, and bearing his fruit (Growing Deeper with John 15:1-17)
Jesus tells us he is the true vine, his Father is the gardener, and we are the branches. We are to “abide” in Jesus and bear fruit. What does he mean and how does this give us “joy”? That’s what I explore in this episode which is a Bible study on John 15:1-17.
Afraid no more [Sermon]
Fear may fill the world but it doesn’t have to fill your heart. This sermon unpacks John 11:1-27 — it’s part 1 of the raising of Lazarus.
The Good Shepherd, the sheep, and the thief (Growing Deeper with John 10:1-21)
This episode is a Bible study on John 10:1-21. I explore Jesus as the Good Shepherd, we the sheep, the thief, and share a word study in all occurrences of the word “life” in the Gospel to give us insight into life that is abundant.
Living an abundant life [Sermon]
“Live your best life now!” But what is your best life? Jesus said he came that we might have “abundant” life (John 10:10). This sermon explores that text and invites us to use our limited time on earth well.
The Great ‘I Am,’ and the eternal pre-existence of Jesus (Growing Deeper with John 8:48-59)
What provoked them to pick up rocks to stone Jesus? It was these words: “Before Abraham was, I am.” Not only was Jesus telling them