Sunday, November 23, 2014

Children of Abraham

In John 8:37-47, Jesus speaks of three fathers: Abraham, God and the Devil.  This message focuses on the true children of Abraham.  Abraham's children are not his physical descendants or those who have been physically circumcised.  Rather they are those who share Abraham's faith in Christ and who have circumcised hearts.

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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Free Indeed!

Jesus speaks of spiritual freedom in John 8:32-36, teaching these three principles: (1) Freedom comes from knowing the truth, (2) Freedom is given by Jesus Himself, and (3) Freedom is genuine and comprehensive.

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

Spiritual Slavery

In John 8:34 Jesus declares that "everyone who commits sin is the slave of sin."  This message explores the sobering reality of people (1) being enslaved to the power of sin, (2) not realizing their true condition, and (3) being at risk of eternal perdition. 

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Monday, November 3, 2014

Tests of a True Disciple

When many of Jesus' Jerusalem hearers came to "believe in Him", Jesus challenged them with three tests of a true disciple.  A genuine disciple: (1) Abides in Christ's word, (2) Knows the truth, and (3) Has been set free from the power of sin.  This message considers the first two tests.

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Sunday, October 26, 2014

The Son of Man Lifted Up

Jesus predicted in John 8:28, "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He."  This message considers four things about these words: (1) The person being lifted up, (2) The action of being lifted up, (3) The people doing the lifting, and (4) The result of the lifting up.

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Dying in Your Sins

In John 8 Jesus repeatedly warned His hearers about the danger of dying in their sins.  This message considers four questions about Jesus' words: (1) What does this mean, to die in your sins? (2) Why is it so bad to die in your sins? (3) What kind of people are in danger of dying in their sins? and (4) How do you avoid dying in your sins?

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

The Light of the World

In John 8:12, Jesus declares Himself to be the light of the world. This message discusses five aspects of this "light" metaphor, as they apply to Christ. Light represents (1) Knowledge, (2) Life, (3) Holiness, (4) Gladness, and (5) the Messiah. Jesus then gives two choices to all hearers of the Gospel, either follow Him in the light or remain walking in the darkness.

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