Sermon Archive

Pastor Steve Flippin
February 23, 2014

Securely Held

Securely Held

John 10:19-42. Jesus teaches of the security of the believer, His sheep, as the Father and the Son hold them in the palm of God’s hand.

February 16, 2014

For all or for some in particular?

For all or for some in particular?

John 10:11-18 Jesus is the good shepherd who lays down His life “for” His sheep. He came that “they” may have life. So who are His sheep? Who are they? Is that everyone or is it some in particular?  

February 9, 2014

The Door

The Door

John 10:1-10. Jesus sharply rebuking those who claimed to see clearly in a spiritual sense, shows that there are both true and false teachers and shepherds leading true and false sheep. So how do you tell the difference? Jesus goes on to show that “the door” through which men enter shows who they are. Then […]

February 2, 2014

Witnessing to the Decidedly Unbelieving: Part 2

Witnessing to the Decidedly Unbelieving: Part 2

John 9:18-41. A man born blind and healed by Jesus witnesses to those who choose not to see. Jesus then asks Him the all important question: “Do you believe in the son of man?” We see from his response that believing in Jesus requires knowing Jesus.  

January 26, 2014

Witnessing to the Decidedly Unbelieving

Witnessing to the Decidedly Unbelieving

John 9:8-18. Jesus heals a blind man, who is brought before the Pharisees, who refuse to believe in Jesus. The formerly blind man is questioned by these, and we see his example of how to witness to the willfully unbelieving. We see the division that arises over Jesus identity.

January 19, 2014

As Long as it’s day: Night is coming

As Long as it's day: Night is coming

John 9:1-7. In this passage, Jesus takes notice of the blind man and healed the man. More than just physical healing, this man’s is eternally healed. Jesus teaches on the importance of living in a state of the urgency in doing the works of our Father.

January 12, 2014

Who does Jesus make Himself out to be? I am!

Who does Jesus make Himself out to be? I am!

John 8:43-59 The Jews ask Jesus the most important question one can ever ask. Jesus who do you make yourself out to be. Sadly, because they rejected the truth of God, the reject Jesus claim.

January 5, 2014

Am I a Child of God? Does my fruit support that claim?

Am I a Child of God? Does my fruit support that claim?

John 8:37-43 Jesus makes it clear that children imitate their father. He called these Jews who claimed to worshipped the one true God children of Satan. In light of this teaching, we should examine our own claim to be children of God. Does the fruit of our life affirm that claim to be true?  

December 24, 2013

Christmas Eve 2013: Away from the Manger

Christmas Eve 2013: Away from the Manger

Philippians 2:6-11. Many people make the mistake of leaving Jesus in the manger. they like the cute emotional story of His birth, but don’t take it any further. That is a huge mistake. That is only the beginning of the journey, but misses the whole story.

December 22, 2013

Our Relationship with the Truth

Our Relationship with the Truth

John 8:31-36. The Christian has a changed relationship with the truth. The non-believer rejects truth, avoids truth, denies truth, but as a Christian we love and live by truth. Why? Jesus is truth.

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