Monthly Archives: September 2012

How to Be Born From Above

Preaching Notes  September 30, 2012 John 3:1–18 (ESV) Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a … Continue reading

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Life is Unraveling around Me

You inhabit a fallen, disjointed world,  where things are constantly unraveling around the edges. (1) — This is what drives me nuts about life, I can neither contain nor control what happens around me, much less what happens to me. You … Continue reading

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A Clean Sweep

John 2:12–16 (ESV) After this Jesus went down to Capernaum, with his mother and his brothers and his disciples, and they stayed there for a few days. The Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to … Continue reading

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The Wedding at Cana

The 1st Sign: From Water to Wine  Preaching Notes John 2:1-11 John 2:1-11 1  On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.  2  Jesus also was invited to the … Continue reading

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How far do you live?

Set us afire, Lord, stir us, we pray.   While the world perishes, we go our way,  purposeless, passionless, day after day.   Set us afire, Lord, stir us, we pray! (1) — How far do you live beyond yourself? I … Continue reading

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Coming to Faith in Jesus

Preaching Notes – John 1:35-51 John 1:35–51 (ESV) 35 The next day again John was standing with two of his disciples, 36  and he looked at Jesus as he walked by and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God!”  37 The two … Continue reading

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