Sermons on John

John: Give & Take

John 1:29-34 Newly-weds are often asked, “When did you know that they were the one?” People are curious about what it was that finally persuaded them that this was the one that they wanted to marry. Although it’s in a very different context, the passage we’ll look at in John 1 gives us a glimpse […]

John: Why Did He Come?

John 1:9-18 If you read John 1:1-3, those verses describe the “Word” (Jesus) as being the divine, eternal creator of the universe. Those verses alone take our breath away. But read down a bit in verse 14: “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” Jolting, isn’t it? Why would he do that? Why […]

One Book: John

John: Jesus, Savior of the World If you’ve ever read the 4 Gospels, you may have noticed how different John’s record is from the other accounts. The books of Matthew, Mark, and Luke emphasize the sequence of events and factual encounters. Though John unapologetically presents the “facts” about who Jesus is, he’s a bit more […]

Building Together: Value 7

Unified in Fellowship, Mission, & Governance The idea of unity is important. Whether we’re on a sports team, a part of the military, or a worker in a corporation, we have to be united by a common purpose and mission to accomplish the task at hand. Whether we like it or not, there are certain tasks we cannot […]

Advent: LOVE

Advent: LOVE How would you describe LOVE? It can be one of those words that we use often, but, do we really know the meaning? John 3:16 is all about love! God displayed his love for us by sending his son, Jesus, into this world. And you know what? … He did that knowing that […]

God Became Man

John 1 The coming of God the Son to this fallen world is filled with paradoxes, isn’t it? The eternal One stepped into time. He was both welcomed and rejected. He was loved and hated. He who was rich became poor. Join Pastor Larry McCall as he leads off our new sermon series at Christ’s Covenant […]