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Humble Yourselves & Hear the Truth

This Sunday we continue (in our verse-by-verse study) our series in the gospel of John; we are finishing chapter 8 and looking at verses 48-59.  In this passage, the discussion/argument is getting heated as Jesus continues making points and challenging unbelief that these Pharisees cannot answer.  Jesus continues explaining and discussing facts about Himself: that…

Are You Stubborn?

This Sunday as we continue (in our verse-by-verse study) our series in the gospel of John; we are now up to chapter 8 and verses 37-47.  In this passage, our focus will be on stubbornness!  Jesus has been explaining and discussing facts about Himself: that He is the light of the world and the truth,…

Do You Really Believe?

This Sunday we continue (in our verse-by-verse study) our series in the gospel of John; we are in chapter 8 looking at verses 30-36.  In this passage, Jesus, after declaring facts about Himself that He is the light of the world and the truth, now delivers a challenge about making sure they really believe.  Now…

Warning!

This Sunday continuing (in our verse-by-verse study) in chapter 8 of the gospel of John; we are looking at verses 21-30.  In this passage, Jesus, after declaring facts about Himself that He is the light of the world and the truth, now continuing, says again that people must believe on Him.  Now to the questioning…

Are You Following the Truth?

This Sunday we continue (in our verse-by-verse study) in chapter 8 of the gospel of John.  We are looking at verses 12-20.  In this text, Jesus declares at the temple in Jerusalem that He is the light of the world.  The truth of who Jesus is, is the theme of John’s gospel; with an emphasis…

Christ Gives a Second Chance

This Sunday we are now (in our verse-by-verse study) at chapter 8 of the gospel of John.  In this text, there is a question as to the placement of this particular episode in verses 1-11; as it does not seem to fit here in this part of John’s gospel.  We’ll talk Sunday as to its…

A Frustrated Pharisee

This Sunday we now come to chapter 7 of our study in the gospel of John.  In this text, Jesus again gives the truth as to who He is, but here the response is mostly from the Jews, the religious Pharisees and the chief priests.  In the interaction and conversation, the religious leaders find themselves…

Responding to the Bread of Life

This Sunday as we continue our series in the gospel of John, we now come to verses 59-71 of chapter 6.  In this text, Jesus continues to talk about what is most important in life – spiritual needs.  Remember the people followed Jesus because of their stomach’s being filled at the feeding of the 5,000. …

Living Bread

This Sunday as we continue our series in the gospel of John, we now come to verses 41-58 of chapter 6.  In this text, Jesus continues to talk about what is most important in life – spiritual needs.  Remember the people followed Jesus because of their stomach’s being filled at the feeding of the 5,000. …

Recognizing Needs

This Sunday we continue our series in the gospel of John.  We continue in chapter 6, looking at verses 22-40.  In this passage, the people following Jesus wake up the next day, after their filling dinner the evening before, and are looking for Him.  Remember Jesus had caught up to the disciples by walking on…