Sermon Book: John

“When Jesus Prays for You, Part 2” (John 17:9-19)

Summary: This passage shows three securities that come from the prayers of Jesus for His disciples that we as Christians can find comfort in today. Outline: I. Kept by the Father (17:9-12)II. Kept from the Enemy (17:13-16)III. Kept by the Truth (17:17-19)

“The Showing of the Spirit” (John 16:1-11)

Summary As Jesus continues to invest in His disciples, He speaks about the coming persecution and the coming of the Holy Spirit. Disciples of Christ are able to learn about power of the Spirit and the conviction He can bring to the hearts of man. Outline I. The Warning (vv. 1-4)A. A Warning about Stumbling […]

“Hated by the World” (John 15:18-27)

Summary: Jesus’ instructions to His disciples are a reminder that hatred and persecution will come for those who testify about and follow Jesus Christ. Outline: 1. The Reason for Hatred (18-21) a. You Are Different (18-19) b. You Are a Disciple (20-21) 2. The Result of Hatred (22-25) a. Guilty Haters (22) b. God Haters […]

“Abiding in the Vine Part 1” (John 15:1-5)

Summary: Jesus illustrates Himself as the true Vine so that His discipleswould understand their union with Him and understand how theirdependence upon Him produces godly fruit in their lives. Outline:

“When Jesus Sends Help” (John 14:15-20)

Summary Jesus comforts His disciples prior to His departure by teaching them about loving obedience and the sending of the Holy Spirit to help them. Outline 1. A Loving Obedience (15) 2. A Loving Helper (16-17) 3. A Loving Presence (18-20)

“Knowing the Way Home” (John 14:1-7)

Summary: Jesus gives 3 forms of a comfort to His disciples that give reassurance to a troubled heart. Outline: 1. Comfort in a Time of Trouble (v. 1) a. The Trouble (1a) b. The Trust (1b) 2. Comfort in the Father’s House (vv. 2-3) a. The Readying (2) b. The Reunion (3) 3. Comfort in […]

When Jesus is Betrayed (John 13:21-30)

Summary: The betrayal of Jesus by Judas is described in this passage of John. It shows Christ not only predicting His betrayal but being in full control of it to bring about His purposes. This account serves both as a comfort and warning to those who read this passage. Outline: I. Betrayal Predicted (v. 21) […]

“Washing Feet, Part 2” (John 13:12-20)

“Washing Feet, Part 2” (John 13:12-20) Summary: Jesus washed His disciple’s feet as a way of pointing to the cross and as an example for them to serve others. For Christians, this encourages us to be of service to others with the same humble attitude that Christ had. Here are the reasons why we serve: […]

Washing Feet, Part 1 (John 13:1-11)

Washing Feet, Part 1 (John 13:1-11) Outline: John records Jesus washing the disciples feet as a picture of humble service that brings cleansing to God’s people. It symbolizes that only those who are cleansed by Jesus’ atoning death can have fellowship with Him. Summary:

Going Public as a Christian (John 12:37–50)

Going Public as a Christian (John 12:37–50) Summary: Our passage today gives us three don’ts to avoid when testing the genuine nature of our faith in Christ and living publicly for Him. Outline:

The Hour of Power (John 12:27-36)

The Hour of Power (John 12:27-36) Summary Jesus addresses the crowd by explaining the purpose of the hour of His crucifixion. He describes the glory of God, the power of salvation, and men becoming Sons of Light. Outline

“Losing the Life You Love” (John 12:20-26)

“Losing the Life You Love” (John 12:20-26) Summary Jesus speaks of the necessary hour of His death followed by His Resurrection. The way of fruitfulness is through death alone. In this lesson, He teaches His followers that they too must die to their old life in order to receive what is true life. Outline

“When the King Enters In” (John 12:12-19)

“When the King Enters In” (John 12:12-19) Summary The entry of Jesus into Jerusalem teaches us much about who King Jesus is, what He came to do, and how people should respond to the King. Outline

True Devotion

True Devotion (John 12:1-11) Summary: Mary’s anointing of Jesus paints a picture about true devotion and the worship of Christ and what it looks like for the Christian. Outline:

When Christ Raises the Dead, Part 2 (John 11:17-27)

When Christ Raises the Dead, Part 2 (John 11:17-27) Summary: Jesus’ interaction with Martha gives us three instructions for putting all our hope in Christ who is the resurrection and life for all believers. Outline:

When Christ Raises the Dead, Part 1 (John 11:1-16)

When Christ Raises the Dead, Part 1 (John 11:1-16) Summary: The news of Lazarus brings about an opportunity for Christ to reveal God’s glory and it teaches Christians four lessons about who Christ is and what He does. Outline:

Blasphemy or Belief (John 10:31-42)

Blasphemy or Belief (John 10:31-42) Summary: John describes the last confrontation at Jerusalem prior to the crucifixion. The account shows that unbelief does not undermine Jesus’ works and unity with the Father and that people will still believe in times of rejection. The story calls us to consider whether Christ was merely a blasphemer, or […]

“The Shepherd and His Sheep, Part 2″ (John 10:11-18)

“The Shepherd and His Sheep, Part 2″ (John 10:11-18) We learn of four important descriptions of Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd. Resources: What is the Gospel? : https://pillarbible.org/gospel/ How Do I Choose a Church? : https://pillarbible.org/how-to-choose-a-church/ Recommended Resources : https://pillarbible.org/recommended-resources/ Follow Us : https://www.facebook.com/pillarbible A homepage section

“The Shepherd and His Sheep, Part 1″ (John 10:1-10)

“The Shepherd and His Sheep, Part 1″ (John 10:1-10) Resources: What is the Gospel? : https://pillarbible.org/gospel/ How Do I Choose a Church? : https://pillarbible.org/how-to-choose-a-church/ Recommended Resources : https://pillarbible.org/recommended-resources/ Follow Us : https://www.facebook.com/pillarbible https://pillarbible.org/

When the Blind Start Seeing, Part 3 (John 9:35-41)

“When the Blind Start Seeing, Part 3” (John 9:35-41) Here are two ways to evaluate if we are seeing with the right spiritual vision, so that we can worship Jesus Christ properly. Resources: What is the Gospel? : https://pillarbible.org/gospel/ How Do I Choose a Church? : https://pillarbible.org/how-to-choose-a-church/ Recommended Resources : https://pillarbible.org/recommended-resources/ Follow Us : https://www.facebook.com/pillarbible […]

“When the Blind Start Seeing, Part 2” (John 9:13-34)

“When the Blind Start Seeing, Part 2” (John 9:13-34) Jesus’ healing of the blind man caused a great disruption to the wrong religious traditions of his time. The religious unbelievers would show themselves to be the truly blind, while the blind man who was healed, would show himself to be truly seeing. This miracle is […]

When the Blind Start Seeing, Part 1

When the Blind Start Seeing, Part 1 John 9:1-12 Jesus’ miraculous healing of the blind man teaches us four key observations that we must watch as we recognize Jesus as the Light of the world who saves those in spiritual darkness. Resources: What is the Gospel? : https://pillarbible.org/gospel/ How Do I Choose a Church? : […]

“Out of This World” (John 8:21-30)

Sermon Preached by : Micah Anglo Text : John 8:21-30 Summary: We learn of three great truths about Jesus that show us how to get out from this world and into the heavenly realm where Christ and the Father dwells. I. Jesus is Not of This World (vv. 21-24) II. Jesus is a Reliable Source […]

“Divided over Christ” (John 7:40-52)

Sermon Preached by : Micah Anglo Title: Divided over Christ Text : John 7:40-52 Summary: This passage shows the different opinions that divide people over Jesus Christ. It also teaches us to be aware of any self-deception that may blind and prevent us from knowing and following the true Christ. I. The Division Over Christ […]

“You Don’t Want to Miss This” (John 7:32-39)

Sermon Preached by : Micah Anglo Title: “You Don’t Want to Miss This” Text : John 7:32-39 Summary: Jesus’ conflict with the Jewish people teaches us about the urgency to respond to Christ. Christ gives mankind an opportunity to trust in Him for the salvation and satisfaction of their souls. A. The Opportunity for Salvation […]

Clearing Up Confusion about Christ” (John 7:25-31)

Sermon Preached by : Micah Anglo Title: Clearing Up Confusion about Christ Text : John 7:25-31 Summary: Jesus’ interaction with the people at Jerusalem clears up confusion about Him being sent by God. He teaches that truly knowing Him is to truly know God. Outline: I. The Confusion (vv. 25–27) II. The Claims (vv. 28–29) […]

“The Cure for Religious Hypocrisy” (John 7:19-24)

Sermon Preached by : Micah Anglo Title: The Cure for Religious Hypocrisy Text : John 7:19-24 Summary: Jesus’ interaction with the people gives us three cures for religious hypocrisy, so that we rightly understand how to avoid false ways of living and embrace the true way of living for Christ. Outline: I. Avoid the Wrong […]

“How We Know God Sent Jesus” (John 7:14-18)

Sermon Preached by : Micah Anglo Title: How We Know God Sent Jesus Text : John 7:14-18 Summary: This passage in John explains three ways we know that Jesus is the One sent by God to teach the truth of God and who calls us to believe in the Gospel of God. Outline: I. God’s […]

“Where Else Can We Go?” (John 6:66-71)

Title: “Where Else Can We Go?” Text: John 6:66-71 Speaker: Micah Anglo Summary: Though many of His followers stopped following Him, Jesus now turns to the twelve in order to test the genuine nature of their faith. In this passage, we learn of three types of disciples that teach us about a true discipleship whose […]

Where Is Your Allegiance? (John 6:59-65)

Sermon Preached by : Micah Anglo Title: Where Is Your Allegiance? Text : John 6:59-65 Summary: As Jesus turns now to His followers to test their allegiance. Some will find it difficult to accept and others will believe in the One who grants life. This passage offers us two imperatives that will test our allegiance […]

“Eating the True Bread and Blood” (John 6:52-58)

Sermon Preached by : Micah Anglo Title: Eating the True Bread and Blood Text: John 6:52-58 Summary: Jesus addresses the unbelief of those who oppose Him and instruct them to believe by accepting His true person and work of salvation. These four questions will help us check if we are truly partaking of the true […]

“Eat and Believe” (John 6:46-51)

Sermon Preached by : Micah Anglo Title: Eat and Believe Text : John 6:46-51 Christ’s conversation with the unbelieving Jewish people reminds us to embrace two righteous responses to Jesus as the Bread of Life. I. Believe in the Bread of Christ (vv. 46-47) A. Believe in the One who sees God (v. 46) B. […]

“From Grumbling to Learning” (John 6:41-45)

Title: “From Grumbling to Learning” Text: John 6:41-45 As the crowd resisted Jesus’ offer to satisfy them as the bread of life, their grumbling gives us two commands to obey if we are to accept the true identity of Jesus Christ in our lives. I. Stop Grumbling Against Jesus (vv.41-43) a. The Grumbling (v.41) b. […]

“The Kind of Life Jesus Provides” (John 6:36-40)

Title: “The Kind of Life Jesus Provides” Text: John 6:36-40 Speaker: Pastor Micah We’re presented with two types of responses to the Bread of Life: rejection or belief. Jesus describes the kind of life that He provides for His followers who believe in Him. He secures for them a resurrected life that endures throughout eternity. […]

“The Mistakes of the Materially-Minded” (John 6:30-35)

“The Mistakes of the Materially-Minded” John 6:30-35 Preacher: Pastor Micah Jesus continues His Bread of Life discourse and addresses the people who are still skeptical about Him. We learn about four mistakes that materially-minded people make and how all men are in need of believing in Christ, the True Bread of Life, in order to […]

“Pursuing the Right Work” (John 6:22-29)

Title: Pursuing the Right Work Text : John 6:22-29 We learn of three cautions to take to heart as we avoid the wrong motives in pursuing Christ and embrace the righteous pursuit of Christ in true faith. 1. Don’t Work for Your Appetites (6:22-26) 2. Don’t Work for Temporary Things (6:27) 3. Don’t Work the […]

“The Savior’s Assurance in the Storm” (John 6:16-21)

Title: The Savior’s Assurance in the Storm Text : John 6: 16-21 Why Christians can have confidence in Christ during fearful, uncertain, and dangerous times: 1. Jesus Sees Us in the Storm (vv. 16-19a) 2. Jesus Reassures Us in the Storm (vv. 19b-20) 3. Jesus Brings Us Out of the Storm (v.21)

What God Gives

This text reminds readers of the glories of the gospel.  The Word become flesh is the Christian’s joy and motivation for godly living. This text reminds Christians of three gospel truths that foster love and service to Christ the Lord.

A Diety Who Dwells

For the Christian, the holiday season is truly celebrated when we understand the doctrine of the incarnation of God the Son. This is a key doctrine that Christians have always believed. Today, we look at one passage that informs our understanding of the incarnation and will therefore help us celebrate Christmas in a God-honoring way.

What’s the Big Deal?

This passage teaches readers that eternal life is rooted in a biblical understanding of the person of Jesus Christ. In this passage, we learn that Christ alone can offer eternal life for three reasons.  Christ offers eternal life because of who He is, what He’s done, and what He offers.