Glorify God, Live Together, Make Disciples


Be Holy

Be Holy John 17:17-19 Jesus’ will for Christians is that they live holy lives. Three characteristics of Biblical holiness: 1. Holiness is Word-centered (17) 2. Holiness is missional (18) 3. Holiness is accomplished (19)

Jesus Prays for His Disciples Part I

John 17:6-11a Jesus grounds intercession on his finished work and his people’s identity  Jesus gives the grounds of his prayer for the disciples summed up in two headings: (1) His finished work a. Revelation (6) b. Proclamation (8) c. Intercession (9) d. Passion (11) (2) His people’s identity a. Possessed by God (6,9,10) b. Obedient to the Word (6) c. Believers of…

Mission Accomplished

John 17:4-5 Sent by the Father, Jesus endured the cross in exchange for the crown Three phases of God’s plan of redemption from eternity past (1) The Work Received by the Son (v 4) (2) The Work Accomplished by the Son (v 4) (3) The Glory Deserved by the Son (v 5)

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)