Sermons on John

Won’t Heaven be Boring?

“but have eternal life” Dear Friends in Christ, Two weeks ago I preached a sermon unlike any I have ever preached before.  It dealt entirely with the darkest and dreariest subject that any preacher can speak on.  Remember what it was?  It was the subject of hell.  We looked at hell’s location, its duration, its…

Hell’s Supreme Surprise

shall not perish Dear Friends in Christ, I think most of you here today know that I don’t have the best hearing in the world.  For over 40 years now I’ve had to battle that problem because of what my audiologist calls nerve deadness in my ears.  Do you have any idea what caused those…

Help for the Helpless

John 3:16 “who believes in him” INTRO.: for sermon hymn show DVD of “Team Hoyt.” That father and son duo is known as Team Hoyt.  Dick is the father, Rick is the son.  And they love to race.  Just listen to these statistics that I pulled from their web site: 257 triathlons, 6 of which…

Rescued from the Hole

John 3:17 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. {Prayer} בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים Those are the first three words of the Bible, the first three words of Genesis 1:1.  In English, “In the beginning God created” (Gen 1:1a). Throughout the whole creation…

God’s ‘Whoever’ Policy

so that whoever believes in him Dear Friends in Christ, I’d like to begin my sermon this morning with a little travel quiz about a country that most of you have probably never been to, and yet I’m sure you are still very familiar with some of its most famous tourist attractions.  And that country…

Undivided Attention

John 20:19-31 Jesus Appears to His Disciples 19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they…

Have You Been Plutoed?

“For God so loved the world.” Dear Friends in Christ, It happened on Aug. 24, 2006.  That was the day that a story hit the presses that had to have been one of the biggest news items to come out of the world of astronomy in a long time.  And it had to do with…

This Little Light of Mine

John 1:1-13 The Word Became Flesh 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. 5 The light shines in the…

The Panic Room

John 20:19-31 Jesus Appears to His Disciples 19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side.…

What is Your Problem?

John 4:5-26 5 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6 Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about noon. 7 When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus…