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Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Part 4)

John 6:1-14 Have you ever been in a SERIOUS PREDICAMENT?  How do we normally respond in these situations? So far we have covered THREE miracles which picture the WAY of salvation: Water into wine – “Out with the OLD, in with the NEW” – salvation is a change in your...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Part 3)

John 5:1-9 Consider: life’s FRUSTRATIONS I. WAITING (v. 1-4) Verse 1 – while Jesus went to Jerusalem because of the FEAST, he encounters a man in need along the way People are in need EVERYWHERE!  Are you looking for them? cf. John 4:1-5 cf. Mark 2:13-15 cf. Mark 1:16-21 Verse...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Part 2)

John 4:46-54 Recognize the POWER of the WORDS of the Lord Jesus Christ! I. BESEECHING (v. 46-49) Verse 46 – we are introduced to “a certain nobleman” cf. Luke 19:12, 13 – only other mention of a NOBLEMAN in the Bible, this would be a man of GREAT IMPORTANCE with...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Part 1)

MIRACLE #1 – John 2:1-11 This is the FIRST PUBLIC MIRACLE performed by the Lord Jesus Christ. I. THE MARRIAGE (verses 1-2) Verse 1 – “the third day” – reminder of the RESURRECTION – belief in the resurrection is absolutely NECESSARY for salvation – cf. Romans 10:9, 10 “a marriage”...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Introduction)

John 20:30, 31 The gospel of John records SEVEN miracles of our Lord Jesus Christ.  As stated in the verses above, only these seven were recorded so that the reader of John’s gospel might BELIEVE: (1) That Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God (2) So that one might...

Three Signs

God gave three SIGNS to Moses so that he might BELIEVE His word.  Remember that signs are for the Jew (John 2:18, I Corinthians 1:22).  These SIGNS are wonderful TYPES of spiritual truths for the saved TODAY! Exodus 4:1-9 Rod to serpent (v. 3, 4) – the CROSS – Jesus...

‘Twas the Night Before Jesus Came

‘Twas the night before Jesus came and all through the house Not a creature was praying, not one in the house. Their Bibles were lain on the shelf without care In hopes that Jesus would not come there. The children were dressing to crawl into bed, Not once ever kneeling...

Stop

Good morning, Lord, I just woke up, I’m running late today. I know that I must hurry But I have to stop to pray. I can’t begin my day, Lord, Without praising your sweet name, And thanking you for saving me When in my life you came. Please guide me...

Hell

by Chip Pardi Death is separation. Physical death is the separation of the soul and spirit from the body. Spiritual death is separation from God, who is life.Hell is not spiritual death. In Revelation 20:14, both death and hell are cast into the lake of fire, showing they are not...

Revival Praying

In his autobiography, Charles G. Finney (1792-1875) spoke of prayer as the great means of revival.  In 1830, the Lord greatly used Finney during a revival that began in Rochester, New York and spread throughout the region.  Below are Finney’s words concerning the power of prayer. “When I was on...

I Love the Volumes of Thy Word

by Isaac Watts (1674-1748) I love the volumes of Thy Word; What light and joy those leaves afford To souls benighted and distressed! Thy precepts guide my doubtful way, Thy fear forbids my feet to stray, Thy promise leads my heart to rest. From the discoveries of Thy law The...

How Shall the Young Secure Their Hearts?

by Isaac Watts (1674–1748) How shall the young secure their hearts, And guard their lives from sin? Thy Word the choicest rules imparts To keep the conscience clean. When once it enters to the mind, It spreads such light abroad, The meanest souls instruction find, And raise their thoughts to...

150 Questions Scripturally Answered

by Dr. Alban Douglas 1. Who made you? God made me. (Genesis 1:27, Job 33:4) 2. What else did God make? God made all things. (Genesis 1:1-31, Deuteronomy 10:14, Nehemiah 9:6, John 1:3) 3. Why did God make you and all things? God made me and all things for His own glory. (1 Chronicles...

Old Scientific Discoveries

The Bible always runs a few thousand years ahead of “science”. Notice the following facts that were revealed in the Bible long before man discovered them with telescopes, microscope, and scuba divers: No actual “moon light,” Job 25:5 Light travels, Job 38:19 Stars cannot be counted; Genesis 15:5, 22:17 Cosmic...

A Glory Gilds the Sacred Page

A glory gilds the sacred page, Majestic like the sun; It gives a light to every age; It gives, but borrows none. The Spirit breathes upon the Word And brings the truth to sight; Precepts and promises afford A sanctifying light. Let everlasting thanks be Thine For such a bright...

What Makes America Great?

“I sought for the greatness of America in her harbors and rivers and fertile fields, and her mines and commerce. It was not there. Not until I went into the churches and heard her pulpits flame with righteousness did I understand the greatness of her power. America is great because...