Monthly Archives: December 2019

I AM THE SON OF GOD!

John – God Speaks!   The events in this section occurred about two and a half months after those described in John 10:1–21. John put them together because in both messages, Jesus used the imagery of the shepherd and the … Continue reading

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I TELL YOU THE TRUTH!

John – God Speaks!   Jesus came to a dark world with Truth. Truth was the Light that pierced the darkness and brought all lies out into the open. Truth is truth whether we choose to believe Him…or not. The … Continue reading

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THEOLOGY

Among preachers the word theology is used in their learning process. It is typically not used in a sermon. But why not? We all think something. That’s what theology is…what we think with the way we think about God. We … Continue reading

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I AM

John – God Speaks!   This can be a tough, seemingly redundant passage, but Jesus has a tough crowd of unbelievers to address. This chapter began with a woman brought out into the streets to be stoned for her sin … Continue reading

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IF YOU FOLLOW ME…

John – God Speaks!   To “follow” the Lord Jesus means to believe on Him, to trust Him, and the results are life and light for the believer. The unsaved are walking in darkness because they love darkness (John 3:17.). … Continue reading

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ROCK CONCERT – MIC DROPPED

John – God Speaks!   The religious elite, the learned, pious leaders of the community have bee bested by Jesus’s words and demeanor every time they encounter him. They talk doctrine and He talks salvation. They talk adhering to rules … Continue reading

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THE “FOOLISH” CROWD VS. THE RELIGIOUS ELITE

John – God Speaks!   Jesus came to earth to seek and to save lost people. But not all people knew they were terribly and unthinkably lost. It somehow surprises us that the most learned ones who studied The Law, … Continue reading

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TOUGH CROWD!

John – God Speaks!   Imagine growing up in a deeply religious family who are at their place of worship “every time the doors are open”. This family probably helps out those in their community, as long as they are … Continue reading

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WHOEVER BELIEVES

John – God Speaks!   Children’s minds are not like adult minds. As a former first grade teacher I had to be careful how I explained new concepts because many times what I thought I was saying was not necessarily … Continue reading

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THE DESTINATION

John – God Speaks!   What is our destination? Do we get all caught up in the details of just surviving another day that we totally forget about the destination, the place we want to arrive? Sometimes we need to … Continue reading

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