Preaching Through John – The Woman at the Well, Part 1 (John 4.1-26)

Jesus’ discussion with a woman at a well in John 4 occurs against the backdrop of systemic classism and racism in Judea. His message to her is one of inclusion and unity, and carries just as much weight and imperative for the church today as it did for that woman.
(Preaching through the Gospel of John. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on August 21, 2016.)

Preaching Through John – He Must Increase (John 3:22-36)

If anyone had cause to boast, it was John the Baptist, a person foretold in prophecy, born miraculously, and the baptizer of Jesus himself. Yet, it was he who uttered the phrase that should be adopted by every disciple: “He must increase, and I must decrease.” What does this phrase mean, and how can it become effective in our own lives?

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(Preaching through the Gospel of John. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on August 14, 2016.)

Preaching Through John – God So Loved (John 3:16-21)

I imagine many (if not most) of us can quote John 3:16. But how about verses 15 or 17? What about John 3:18? John 3:16 is an iconic, powerful verse to be sure, but it is only in the context of John 3:1-21 that we see why God’s love is so amazing.

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(Preaching through John’s Gospel. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on August 7, 2016.)