Monday night the Caston family went out for my 49th birthday dinner. Afterward, we toured a neighborhood in Cumming, GA that is known for its holiday lights. Here is our favorite that we proclaimed the “winner.” It’s not full-scale Griswold-esque, but it is still impressive. As we drove through the winding neighborhood with what seemed … Continue reading Light and the Beauty of Christmas
“It is finished!” - John 19:30 Abba, Father, when Jesus spoke those words on the cross, he intended for them to echo throughout time, that each new generation, by the enabling grace of your Holy Spirit, would hear and believe the good news. My mind and my heart worship you with thanksgiving, in light of your … Continue reading The 3 Greatest Words of All Time
In this Sunday's message, we are going to touch on the hypostatic union. As Dave Mathis writes, “The hypostatic union is the mysterious joining of the divine and the human in the one person of Jesus." Mysterious and controversial. In the centuries immediately following the writing of the New Testament, there were a number of church … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Jehovah’s Witnesses are Mistaken About Jesus
This is the final message in our Gospel of John study which was preached on Easter Sunday, 2016. Sermon Notes: Today is a message for skeptics... After all, this is Easter Sunday, which we know is not primarily about brightly colored eggs and bunnies, but rather is about the claims in the Bible that Jesus … Continue reading “A Message for Skeptics” – John 20:24-31
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In John 1:20, John the Baptizer makes a profound denial. Peter had denied knowingthe Christ. But here, John denies being the Christ, saying firmly, “I am NOT the Christ.” Hmmm… That just may be a new mantra for me. Not that I would ever be confused with Jesus. However, my flesh wants the glory of Jesus, and longs to be … Continue reading “I am Not the Christ”
Based on John 6:1-15, here are 5 ways to grow a stronger faith: 1. Consider every challenge a test of faith 2. Acknowledge your lack of resources and ability 3. Never underestimate the power of God 4. Expect the miraculous 5. Plan for the miraculous For an applied explanation of these ways to grow, just … Continue reading 5 Ways to Grow a Stronger Faith
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This is message #2 in our sermon series in the Gospel of John, Knowing Jesus. In this message, we discover the practical implications of five revolutionary words.
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In the opening chapter of John's Gospel, he introduces two individuals: Jesus and (another) John, Jesus' cousin (the one known for baptizing). John the Baptizer grew quite famous as a preacher in those days, and I suppose it could have gone to his head. He could have begun to think that he was important. Indispensable. … Continue reading I Am Not the Christ
This the the fourth of four messages in our series, Unfathomable. Be encouraged!
Here is an outline for tomorrow's (Aug. 26) message from John 4, entitled, "Worship is for the Thirsty." I. A Thirsty Woman, II. An Empty Well, III. And a Flowing Spring IV. All Teach Us About... the Purpose of Worship