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September 23, 2018
This week, we start a new series of Following Jesus in the Gospel of John.


 

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September 30, 2018
This week, we continue the series of Following Jesus in the Gospel of John.  Focus on Jn.1:1-3... Is Jesus really God?


 

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October 7, 2018
This week we want to understand what John says about Jesus being light and life.  Then we compare light and dark.  Powerful words.


 

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October 14, 2018
In wk 4 here, we are introduced to John the Baptist and we talk about the amazing realities of being adopted by God and being born into his family.  We become royalty!


 

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October 21, 2018
This week we spend our time on v.14 as we study the God who became man and the man who was still God!


 

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October 28, 2018
Today we spend the bulk of our time understanding the incredible truth about what we deserve (death) and what we get (grace upon grace) in v.16


 

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November 4, 2018
This week we finish the intro section as we discuss "seeing God".  Then, we begin the narrative as we look at the humility and intentionality of John the Baptist.


 

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November 11, 2018
Today we look at two consecutive days when John the Baptist is pointing out Jesus as the Lamb of God.  And we see Jesus' first activity in this book of John.


 

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November 18, 2018
Today as we finish Jn.1 we look at the calling of Philip and Nathanael.  In the midst of that we get to talk about omniscience!  God and Jesus KNOW you and LOVE you!


 

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November 25, 2018
We look at Jesus' first miracle, answer some of the obvious questions and see an interesting contrast with Moses' first miracle.


 

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December 2, 2018
This time we study Jesus "cleansing the temple".  Are we keeping the main things the main things? 


 

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December 9, 2018
We open up ch.3 as we begin to look at Jesus and Nicodemus.  And we find some good points about evangelism!


 

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December 16, 2018
We finish the conversation with Nicodemus including looking at arguably the most famous verse in the whole Bible!


 

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December 30, 2018
We are back in Jn.3 for the end of the year and John the Baptist returns.  Here we find an opportunity to talk about growth and competing ministries.  And a little New Year challenge mixed in.


 

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January 6, 2019
We finish ch.3 today!


 

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January 13, 2019
We find ourselves in ch.4 and the account of the Samaritan woman at the well.  More insights into evangelism!


 

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January 20, 2019
Still in ch.4 we look at how many folks were just looking for entertainment, not the Truth - parallels to today?  Then, we see the patience and compassion of Jesus in the healing of the official's son.  Good lessons for us all. 

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January 27, 201
We begin ch.5 this time as we continue to see the deity of Jesus in the healing of the man at the pool of Bethesda.  Of note... the power of a simple question!

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February 4, 2019
We wrap up ch.5 as we see the deity of Jesus.

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February 10, 2019 A very well known miracle is the subject as we move in to ch.6.  Are you settling for very little when Jesus is offering so much?

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February 17, 2019 Chasing after Jesus after his miracles of feeding the masses and walking on water. Sorry about the pdf, our recording failed this week.

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March 17, 2019
This time we see one of the hardest of Jesus' teachings for people to take in back then.  Eat me/drink me?  We must!

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March 24, 2019
As we start ch.7 we begin a new teaching from Jesus.

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March 31, 2019
Sorry, but our recording failed this week.  Here is a written version of the message from Jn.7

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April 7, 2019
Continuing to look at Jesus' teaching... can you do anything "good" on your own? John 7 provides an answer.

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April 14, 2019
Continuing to look at Jesus' teaching... can you do anything "good" on your own? John 7 provides an answer.

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April 28, 2019
In Jn.8 Jesus shares that abiding in his word will set us FREE.  From what?  Let's find out.

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May 5, 2019
Sorry we missed the beginning!  As we finish ch.8 Jesus continues to confront the religious leaders and ends the chapter with one of the greatest declarations of his deity.

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May 12, 2019
Into Jn.9 this week... Is all suffering the result of sin?  What does "willful unbelief look like"?  What keeps you from embracing truth?

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May 19, 2019
Today, Jesus seeks and finds the man born blind.  Thank God he has kept doing that!  Then Jesus speaks of the "bad shepherds" and goes on in ch.10 to present himself as the "good shepherd".

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May 26, 2019
In Jn.10 Jesus talks about no one snatching his sheep (believers) out of his or the Father's hand.  Think we can teach about something here?  Ohhh yeah!  How about the subject of whether or not you can lose your salvation?  

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June 2, 2019
We finish Jn.10 as Jesus catches the Pharisees off guard twice.  Then we talk about ways that people come to salvation... some thoughts on sharing the gospel!

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June 9, 2019
Into ch.11 this week and the account about Lazarus and his sisters Martha and Mary...  Jesus loved them so much that he let Lazarus die and his sisters suffer for 4 days.  Confused? There is an answer for this and it's one we all need to hear!

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June 16, 2019
Into ch.11 this week and the account about Lazarus and his sisters Martha and Mary...  Jesus loved them so much that he let Lazarus die and his sisters suffer for 4 days.  Confused? There is an answer for this and it's one we all need to hear!

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June 23, 2019
Today we delve into the question of what caused Jesus to cry in the account of Lazarus.  Some of the words we find there may not mean what you think they mean.  In a book about the deity of Jesus we get a strong view of his humanity.

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June 30, 2019
As we wrap up the account of Lazarus, we focus on a stunning miracle, an unknown prophecy, and even spend a little time talking about where Lazarus was (and where we go) after death.

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July 7, 2019
As we move into ch.12 we spend our time looking at Mary's extravagant gift of love to Jesus.  What can we learn about how we relate to God?

 

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