Monthly Archives: June 2011

“Behold the Lamb”

One of the ways I prepare for a sermon is by listening to other sermons on the same passage. I realized that today’s passage, John 1:19-51, is not preached often. I found lots of sermons on John ‘s prolog (1:1-18) … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Message

It was a pleasure to share God’s word with the congregation this morning. (To listen to the sermon, click here.) Because it is father’s day, I want to share some of my favorite resources to encourage fathers. I told someone … Continue reading

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“In the beginning…”

Often major ideas in a sermon have a way of crystallizing after I’ve preached it. That was the case for this one. (Listen here.) It occurred to me how the incarnation answers our need for transcendence and imminence. We are … Continue reading

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New Family: New Identity: New Life

I got to talk about one of my favorite biblical themes in the sermon this past Sunday. (listen here.) That is adoption. I love that theme because, as I said in the sermon, it weaves together two facets of our salvation, … Continue reading

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