Glorify God, Live Together, Make Disciples

Sermons by Luke Gorsett

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)

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)

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)

Apart from Me You Can Do Nothing

John 15:1-11 True disciples have a permanent, fruit-producing, God-glorifying union with Jesus. Jesus teaches five aspects of our unique relationship with him 1. The metaphor of our union with Jesus (1-3) 2. The duty of our union with Jesus (4, 9) 3. The proof of our union with Jesus (5, 9-10) 4. The privilege of our union with Jesus (7) 5. The…