Lectures

John 1:19-51

John the Baptist reveals Jesus as the Lamb of God Lecture Aim: In Christ we have a completely new identity   1. I Am Not (1:19-28) Principle 1: In Christ our message is: I’m not worthy but Jesus is 2. He is: The Lamb (1:29-34) Principle 2: In Christ our hope is: Jesus my substitute

26 Sep 2016
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John 1:1-18

John begins his gospel with a stunning prologue Lecture Aim: Jesus is God & our only hope of eternal life   The Gospel According to John 1. The Word (John 1:1-5) Principle 1: There’s no lasting satisfaction outside a life lived for Jesus Christ 2. The Witness (John 1:6-8) Principle 2: Jesus always uses a

19 Sep 2016
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John Intro

An intro to who John was & why he wrote Lecture Aim: The man who takes God’s word to heart matures to Christ-likeness   The Gospel According to John 1. What is Scripture? Principle 1: God’s word is inerrant, authoritative & sufficient for all of life 2. Who Was John? Principle 2: God uses ordinary men

12 Sep 2016
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Revelation 22:6-21

Jesus concludes the Revelation with warnings & promises to overcomers Lecture Aim: Overcomers PERSEVERE by envisioning the second coming of Jesus Christ   The Second Coming: 1. The What (Rev 22:6-7) Principle 1: Overcomers PRIORITIZE the spectacular return of the King 2. The When (Rev 22:8-11) Principle 2: Overcomers live knowing Jesus’ return is IMMINENT

02 May 2016
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Revelation: Heaven

We pause for a week to examine what Scripture teaches us of Heaven Lecture Aim: The most heavenly-minded are the MOST earthly good   1. Misperceptions of Heaven Principle 1: The great joy of heaven is Christ Himself 2. Hope of Heaven Principle 2: Heaven is our best life THEN 3. Life Before Heaven Principle

26 Apr 2016
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Revelation 21:9 – 22:5

John sees New Jerusalem descend & the river of life within Lecture Aim: Envisioning our union with God NOW ensures we’ll enjoy it forever   The New Jerusalem: 1. What’s There (21:9-21) Principle 1: Jesus makes His people beautiful to the Father 2. What’s Missing (21:22-27) Principle 2: When we focus on the majesty of

18 Apr 2016
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Revelation 20:11 – 21:8

John sees the dead judged & the New Jerusalem descend Lecture Aim: The new earth is only for those who thirst for Christ   1. Meet Your Maker (20:11-15) Principle 1: We are justified by faith but judged by our works 2. Heaven on Earth (21:1-8) Principle 2: Those who thirst for Christ will inherit

11 Apr 2016
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Revelation 20:1-10

John sees Jesus reign for 1000 years & the devil judged Lecture Aim: The eternal destiny of believers is to rule and reign with Jesus Christ   1. Satan Bound (20:1-3) Principle 1: God is sovereign & Satan is infinitely NOT 2. Resurrected Reign (20:4-6) Principle 2: Those who surrender their lives to Christ will

04 Apr 2016
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Revelation 19

Heaven praises the Lamb’s wedding & judgment of His enemies Lecture Aim: Nothing glorifies God like the judgment of the world   1. The Feast of Worship (19:1-5) Principle 1: Judgement of the world removes a threat to our joy in Christ 2. The Feast of the Lamb (19:6-10) Principle 2: Judgement of the world

21 Mar 2016
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Revelation 18

John sees the redeemed rejoice & the world lament fallen Babylon Lecture Aim: If we don’t flee from Babylon we’ll perish with Babylon   1. The Command to Flee (18:1-8) Principle 1: The worldly trust in wealth & self while the godly trust in Christ 2. The Command to Rejoice (18:9-20) Principle 2: The worldly

14 Mar 2016
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