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Sermons

What is Eternal Life?

What is Eternal Life? John 17:1-3 Eternal life is made possible, dispensed by and enjoyed through Jesus Christ Jesus’ prayer gives important details for understanding and experiencing eternal life: (1) A Gift of God through Jesus Christ (vv. 1-2) a. Priceless in its cost b. Particular in its distribution (2) A Relationship with God through Jesus Christ (v. 3) a. An identifiable…

Benedictus: Song of Blessing (Part 2)

Luke 1:76-79 The hope of salvation is the heart of the Incarnation Two prophecies concerning the most significant ministries in all of history (1) The Ministry of John the Baptist (76-78a) a. John’s Title (76a) b. John’s Mission (76b-78a) (2) The Ministry of Jesus Christ (78b-79) a. Jesus’ Title (78b) b. Jesus’ Mission (78b-79)

Benedictus – Song of Blessing

Luke 1:67-75 Our redemption is worth singing about! Five reminders of our redemption: I. The Prophet of Redemption: the backstory/birth of John the Baptist (5-25, 57-66) II. The Pattern of Redemption: language of the Exodus (a motif for the spiritual redemption of God’s people) (67-68) III. The Power of Redemption: Covenant made with David (Jesus a royal heir to David’s throne) (69-71) IV.…

Just as I Have Loved You

John 15:12-17 Jesus’ love must shape and motivate our love for one another. Two crucial components to keeping Jesus’ commandment: (1) The shape of our love (12-13,17) a. The command to love (12a,17) b. The parameters of love (12b) c. The extent of love (13) (2) The motivation for our love (14-16) a. Jesus’ friendship (14-15) b. Jesus’ choosing (16)