morning sermon: Walking on Water then addressing the Crowd (John 6:16-27) evening sermon: An Orthodox Catechism (139-140) Our Father who art in Heaven
Archive for the ‘Gospel of John’ Category
Sermon on John 5:20 “Of the Father’s love begotten” can be listened to here.
John 1:9 may not be as clear an example as other texts, but I think it is highly relevant, assuming my understanding of “the true Light” carries any weight. If it does, it is evidence of how words and phrases utilized by the Gospel authors can be packed with Old Testament inference and examples of how the Apostles followed their Lord’s hermeneutical lead. In John 1:9, we read, “There was [ Read More ]
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God” (John 1:1-2). Without this, there is no Christianity. The Word is the redeemer become flesh (John 1:14). God became one of us for us and for our salvation. And yet, the Word never ceased to be what He always was and ever shall be-“God blessed forever. [ Read More ]
I will be preaching John 1:6-8 on October 13, 2013, 10:00am, The Palmdale Hotel, 300 West Palmdale Blvd. This text introduces us to “a man sent from God, whose name was John.” Here are my final thoughts in the sermon: God sent John in fulfillment of ancient prophecies revealed by God. We saw this in John 1:23 and Isaiah 40:3. But listen to another Old Testament prophet, ‘“Behold, I am [ Read More ]