The Book of John

The Lord Jesus, Our Christ, the Word of God from All Eternity Past

John 1:1-5; Colossians 1:15-20; Colossians 2:8-12; Proverbs 8:22-31

Preparing the Way by Pointing to the One Who is the Way

John 1:6-9; Matthew 3:1-17; Malachi 4:5-6; Matthew 11:11-15

Rejecting or Receiving Jesus & the Birth that Gains Us Entrance into God’s Family

John 1:10-13; Acts 16:16-34; Luke 19:11

The Incarnation & God’s Take on Presents Versus Presence

John 1:14; Luke 1:26-38; Philippians 2:1-11; Isaiah 7:10-14

Living in the Grace of Jesus

John 1:14-18; Romans 14:7; Colossians 4:2-6

John (#5) The Wondrous Glory of God’s Grace in Jesus

John 1:15-18; Ephesians 2:1-10; Luke 2:25-40

John (#6) I Am NOT the Christ

John 1:19-23; Isaiah 40:1-5; Luke 3:1-18

John (#7) Jesus – the Messiah & Baptizer with the Holy Spirit

John 1:24-34; Acts 2:22-39; Luke 1:11-17; Mark 1:1-18

John (#8) Being Told About Jesus, Telling Others About Jesus

John 1:35-42; Matthew 4:18-22; Matthew 9:35-38

John (#9) The Unchanging Call of Jesus – “Follow Me”

John 1:43-51; Matthew 16:21-24; Mark 10:17-22

John (#10) Abundance of New Wine – the Sign of God’s Blessing and Coming Kingdom

John 2:1-11; Proverbs 3:5-10; Amos 9:11-15; Luke 5:33-39

John (#11) The Day Jesus Vented His Anger on Injustice & Unrighteousness

John 2:12-17; Jeremiah 7:9-11; Matthew 21:12-17

John (#12) Signs of Divine Authority, the Resurrection and Human Sinfulness

John 2:18-25; Matthew 27:32-40; Revelation 21:22-27

John (#13) You MUST Be Born Again

John 3:1-15; Titus 3:3-8; Romans 8:9-11

John (#14) God’s Saving Will & Our Desperate Need to Escape Condemnation

John 3:16-18; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Ephesians 2:1-10

John (#15) The Moral Roots of Unbelief

John 3:19-21; 2 Kings 17:7-15; Matthew 7:15-20; Romans 1:18-20

John (#16) Knowing God, Our Place in His Plan, & Staying Faithful to Our Calling

John 3:22-30; 1 Corinthians 2:1-5; 3:10-15

John (#17) The Reliability of Jesus & the Message He Came to Proclaim

John 3:31-36; Ephesians 1:3-10; Colossians 1:15-20; Matthew 11:25-27

John (#18) Christian Baptism, Forgiveness, & the Gift of the Holy Spirit

John 4:1-3; Matthew 3:13-17; Acts 10:44-48; Acts 22:12-16

John (#19) The Only True Remedy for Soul Thirst

John 4:4-26; Psalm 63:1-8; Psalm 42:1-11; John 7:33-39

John (#20) Could This Be the Christ?

John 4:27-30 and 39-42; Matthew 8:23-27; Mathew 16:13-20

John (#21) Evangelism – God’s Will, My Food, His Plan and My Part

John 4:31-38; Matthew 4:4; John 6:35; Luke 4:42-44; John 18:33-37

John (#22) Faith, Miracles and the Desire for Signs

John 4:43-54; Matthew 12:38-42; Luke 9:18-31

John (#23) Why Did Jesus Heal Some & Not Others?

John 5:1-9a; Mark 3:7-12; Acts 5:12-16

John (#24) The Connection Between Sin & Sickness & How We Should Respond in Such Cases

John 5:9b-15; Isaiah 35; John 9:1-12

John (#25) The Glorious Limitations of Jesus

John 5:16-23; John 8:21-30; Romans 12:1-2

John (#26) Hearing, Believing, Living, Rising and Reigning…or Not

John 5:24-30; Ephesians 2:1-10; Daniel 7:13-14; Colossians 1:9-14

John (#27) Life Through the Bible or Life Through the Jesus of the Bible

John 5:31-40; Deuteronomy 18:14-22; Matthew 11:25-30

John (#28) How Being a People-Pleaser Keeps Us from Believing

John 5:41-47; Proverbs 29:25; Deuteronomy 18:14-22; Galatians 1:6-10

John (#29) The Miracle, Its Message & the Mistaken Response

John 6:1-15; Proverbs 30:7-9; Matthew 14:13-21

John (#30) Setting His Disciples Up for a Lesson About Faith

John 6:16-21; Matthew 14:22-33; Mark 6:45-52

John (#31) – Clamoring for the Perishable, or Working for that Which is Eternal

John 6:22-27; Exodus 16:1-5; Psalm 78:17-29; Matthew 6:19-24; John 6:22-27

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John (#32) What Must We Do to Do the Works God Requires?

John 6:25-33; 2 Kings 6:8-19; Matthew 11:25-30; Ephesians 2:1-10

John (#33) The Call to Come to Christ & the Declaration We Are Unable to Come! What’s Up with That?!

John 6:32-45; Romans 8:5-11; Luke 13:22-30

John (#34) The Key to Life Eternal – Feeding on Jesus

John 6:46-66; Exodus 16:1-5; Matthew 26:20-29

John (#35) Jesus’ Choice of a Person He Knew Was an Unbelieving Devil

John 6:60-71; Luke 22:1-6; John 13:18-30

The World, Sin, and Its Hatred for the One Who Pointed Out Its Evil

A sermon on John 7:1-13.  There is a plot to kill Jesus.  Jesus emphasizes that his brothers time frame is not God’s timing.  Jesus did not lie but was on a different time schedule.  Jesus was hated for pointing out others’ evils.
2 Timothy 3:10-13, Psalm 7:1-9

John (#37) The Only Way to Know the Truth Is to Do the Truth

A sermon on John 7:14-18.  We can grow in God’s truth by obeying it.
Matthew 7:15-23, Luke 8:19-21, Luke 11:23-28, John 8:31-32

The Restraining Power of God’s Perfect Timing

A sermon on John 7:19-30.  A warning for the danger we can often fall into when we attempt to enforce obedience and the restraining power of God’s perfect timing and the encouragement it brings.
Habakkuk 2:1-3, Acts 1:4-8

John (#39) Purposely Vague: Why Jesus Doesn’t Just Come Out and Say It

A sermon on John 7:31-36.  Jesus’ cryptic and confusing words.  Faith.  Why does Jesus speak in vague, nondescript terms and riddles?
Matthew 13:1-17, Revelation 10:1-4