The Last Week – Two Interrogations

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John’s gospel account frames Jesus and Peter in an interesting way immediately after the arrest, surrounded and questioned. How does each hold up, and what can we learn?

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(Preaching through John’s Gospel. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on November 25, 2018.)

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The Last Week – Betrayal in the Garden

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John 18 switches the account back to a narrative. Having finished his final address to his apostles, Jesus leads them to the garden, and the beginning of the fateful events to follow…

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(Preaching through John’s Gospel. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on November 18, 2018.)

The Last Week – What Jesus Wants for His Church

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Jesus’s final words before his betrayal and arrest are a prayer, for his apostles and the people who would eventually be his church. What does he pray for, and what does this tell us about his desires?

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(Preaching through John’s Gospel. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on November 4, 2018.)

The Last Week – Being a Messenger of Jesus

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John 13 has two interwoven, interacting themes: Judas’s betrayal of Jesus, contrasted with Jesus’s preparation of his disciples to be his messengers. This week we will look at the second; what does Jesus expect of his messengers and what qualities do we need to possess if we want to be one?

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(Preaching through the Gospel of John. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on September 2, 2018.)