Preaching through John – Wine at a Wedding (John 2:1-12)

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The wedding at Cana stands out as an unusual story in the context of the gospels, breaking many of the normal patterns we associate with the miracles of Jesus. Why does John include this story, and what can we learn from it?

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(Preaching through John. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on July 17, 2016.)

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Preaching through John – Come and See (John 1:35-51)

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Shame and doubt are some of the greatest hindrances in our efforts to reach others with the gospel. What do shame and doubt compel us to do? In the last story in John 1, Jesus, Andrew, and Philip demonstrate the power of confidence and assurance in their simple invitation: come and see.

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(Preaching through John. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on July 10, 2016.)

Preaching through John – As the Prophets Said (John 1.19-36)

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Prophecy is such an integral part of the Bible narrative, both leading the people of the Old Testament to the Messiah, and serving as evidence for people today of who the Messiah was. John, in his gospel, taps into the river of prophecy early by recounting the story of another John, the “voice of one crying out” in preparation of the Christ.

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(Preaching through John. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on July 3, 2016.)