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Sermons on John

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…

Four Facts of Life

In this message, I want to show that it is possible to know that we are Christians without being presumptuous, because of the way we live, but also because of the work, promises and presence of God in our lives. John 3:11-14 English Standard Version (ESV) 11 Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak…

God’s Open Day!

Good Friday Service In this message, I want to see the message of the cross, more than the method of the cross and to see that Christ’s death did away with the barrier imposed by God from the Fall in order that we might know peace with God and have a renewed relationship with Him…