Category Archives: John

Worship and Sanctuary

This post is the first in a new series that will explore key Bible passages illustrating how Christianity is beautiful, good, and best of all true. What I hope it that while looking at these our hearts will marvel at … Continue reading

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The Bread of Life

There once was a young man named Deon. Like many people, Deon felt a profound emptiness inside that was intolerable, and so Deon set out to fill his void. First, he searched for happiness in money, so he got a … Continue reading

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The Lord of Life Returns (John 20:1-29)

This is a Bible study on the passage in the gospel of John where Jesus is resurrected. To understand this post, you should stop and read John 20:1-29 before moving on. What evidence, if any, does John offer in chapter … Continue reading

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The Light Plunges Into the Darkness (John 18:1-19:42)

This is a Bible study on the passage in the gospel of John where Jesus is arrested, tried, crucified, and buried. To understand this post, you should stop and read John 18:1-19:42 before moving on. There are some signs in … Continue reading

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Belief and Unbelief

This is a sermon on John 6:41-51, 60-71.  Download sermon outline/commentary and audio. Jesus came from heaven to give eternal life to the world, but many spiritual seekers and self-described Christians will not believe this hard teaching, but will turn … Continue reading

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Feeding on Jesus

This is a sermon on John 6:25-42, 52-59.  Download sermon outline / commentary and audio. Although many will not believe Jesus or his teaching because they seek earthly instead of heavenly nourishment, those whom the Father gives to Jesus will … Continue reading

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The Vine Prepares the Branches for Fruitfulness (John 15:1-16:4)

This is a Bible study on the passage in the gospel of John where Jesus teaches that he is the true vine and his disciples can only find life if they are “branches” connected to him as their source of … Continue reading

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