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Sermons on John

The Only Way

This message begins by looking at the sad state of the disciples the night that Jesus was betrayed. It then considers the serious limit that Jesus puts on access to God, but climaxes in the glorious Truth that there is still a way to God. 6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and…

“Born Again”

We often hear in churches that we must be born again. But what is it? Why do we need it? And how do we get it? You Must Be Born Again 3 Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. 2 This man came to Jesus[a] by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that…

The Hour has come

Jesus’ arrest is often glossed over in the crucifixion account but there is much to be made of our Lord’s interaction with the soldiers in the Garden. Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus 18 When Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples across the brook Kidron, where there was a garden, which…

Peter Hilder Sermon PM

The High Priestly Prayer 17 When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, 2 since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him.…

A Different Man

This message contrasts Jesus, the door of the sheep and the Good Shepherd with all who have preceded Him and shows that He alone is able to give abundant life, a life that begins here, but continues into eternity. This life is not simply for the people of Israel, but for all who will believe…

I thirst

Jesus’ cry of “I thirst” from the cross teaches us much about who he is. It shows his humanity, but in the way that John records it he also emphasises how it proved that he is the Christ, the Son of God. In the light of what John records about water and thirsting elsewhere it…

Unbelieving Grief

This message shows that the first Easter Day began with the followers of Jesus having no hope of the Resurrection. They were in darkness and despair, but by the end of it Christ made it clear that death and resurrection were steps in God’s purpose leading to ascension and heaven. 5 For his anger is…

He will draw

This message again shows that evangelism is essentially the work of Christ, which He works out with His people. We are to live in relationship with Him, so that He is publicly made known, but he is The One who draws all People to Himself. 32 And I, when I am lifted up from the…

I have heard and seen

This message shows us two women who have seen the power of God and are prepared to declare its Truth and Power, leading to the salvation of others 29 “Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did. Can this be the Christ?” John 4:29 English Standard Version (ESV)

God created

In a day of secular beliefs, I want us to see that we are not random accidents or events, but we are in fact specific creations of God. Throughout history, God in Trinity has cared for His Creation and because it has been damaged He has taken responsibility to restore. Ecclesiastes 12:1 English Standard Version…