John 5:1-18 Jesus heals on the Sabbath

What at first might seem like a controversy over Jesus healing on the Sabbath is actually revealed to be more about Jesus claim to divinity, making himself equal with God.  Jesus chooses to heal one man among many.  A man it seems who not only does not know who Jesus is, but rather than seek […]

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This one-off sermon looks at an overview of the book of Judges.  Having been instructed by God through Joshua, the Israelites start to claim the land God has given them.  They are at first careful to obey his commands to drive out all the people before them so that they would not co-habit or share […]

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John 4:25-42 Witness

As in Chapter 1 where the disciples go and tell others and bring them to meet Jesus, so too here we see the Samaritan woman tell the townspeople to “Come and See” Jesus.  Even the testimony of this outcast woman was used by God to bring many to believe and many more to come and […]

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John 4:1-15 Water

Chapter 4 of John’s gospel introduces us to the woman at the well in Samaria.  As with Nicodemus and Mary previously, Jesus speaks to someone about spiritual and eternal things while they speak about the same things on a material and temporal, earthly level.  In this first part of the chapter, Jesus speaks 3 times.  […]

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This Easter Day message considers the popular secular opinion that sees people trying to live their best life now.  Jesus death and resurrection, however, shows us that the best is yet to come!  Unless we follow Jesus today we will never experience the best that is yet to come and neither can we find true […]

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