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Sermons Based on the Book of John

Confront the Darkness (John 1:1–5)
preached on 21 December 2014 at 9:30 by
Also available on video
Sermon 5 in the series Advent 2014

Born of God (John 1:1–14)
preached on 24 December 2014 at 18:00 by
Sermon 1 in the series Christmas 2014

Light and Power (Luke 2:1–18; John 1:1–14)
preached on 25 December 2014 at 10:30 by
Sermon 2 in the series Christmas 2014

An Abiding Christmas (Isaiah 9:2–7; Matthew 2:1–12; Luke 1:26–38; 2:1–7, 8–20; John 1:1–14)
preached on 24 December 2015 at 18:00 by
Sermon 1 in the series Christmas 2015

Angels and a Baby (Luke 2:1–20; John 1:1–14)
preached on 25 December 2015 at 10:30 by
Sermon 2 in the series Christmas 2015

Born to Give them Second Birth (John 1:1–14)
preached on 24 December 2016 at 18:30 by
Sermon 1 in the series Christmas 2016

Open to the Light (John 1:1–14)
preached on 24 December 2017 at 18:00 by
Sermon 2 in the series Christmas 2017

The Light Shines (John 1:1–18)
preached on 22 December 2019 at 9:30 by
Sermon 5 in the series Advent 2019

Rejoice in the Faith (Genesis 1:1–31; 2:1–25; 3:1–24; 4:1–4; John 1:1–18)
preached on 6 September 2020 at 11:00 by

Who Are You? (John 1:6–9, 15, 19–28)
preached on 2 October 2016 at 9:30 by
Sermon 1 in the series John's Gospel

Talking about Jesus (John 1:29–39)
preached on 9 October 2016 at 9:30 by
Sermon 2 in the series John's Gospel

Come and See (John 1:29–42)
preached on 19 January 2020 at 9:30 by

Come and See (John 1:35–42)
preached on 19 January 2014 at 9:30 by

Come and See (Mark 1:16–21; John 1:35–49)
preached on 21 January 2018 at 9:30 by

What Are You After? (John 1:35–51)
preached on 23 October 2016 at 9:30 by
Sermon 3 in the series John's Gospel

It Is No Secret What God Can Do (John 2:1–11)
preached on 20 January 2013 at 9:30 by

It Is No Secret What God Can Do (2) (John 2:1–11)
preached on 18 March 2018 at 9:30 by

His Presence Makes the Feast (John 2:1–11)
preached on 26 January 2020 at 9:30 by

Special, Sparkling, Substantial Wine (John 2:1–12)
preached on 17 January 2016 at 11:00 by

Turn My Water into Your Wine (John 2:1–12)
preached on 6 November 2016 at 9:30 by
Sermon 4 in the series John's Gospel

Time to Get Angry (John 2:13–22)
preached on 13 November 2016 at 9:30 by
Sermon 5 in the series John's Gospel

Where's the Fire? (Exodus 19:18; Luke 3:16; John 2:17)
preached on 21 June 2015 at 19:00 by

Searching for New Life (John 3:1–7)
preached on 19 April 2015 at 11:00 by

Born Again (John 3:1–8)
preached on 20 November 2016 at 9:30 by
Sermon 6 in the series John's Gospel

We Believeā€¦ in One Lord Jesus Christ (John 3:1–17; 1 Corinthians 8:4–6; 12:1–3)
preached on 12 March 2017 at 11:00 by

In the Name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit (John 3:16–21)
preached on 11 June 2017 at 9:30 by

Getting Wet (John 3:22–30)
preached on 29 January 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 7 in the series John's Gospel

Something New, Something Real, Something Now (John 4:3–13)
preached on 5 February 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 8 in the series John's Gospel

Water from a Different Well (John 4:4–15)
preached on 25 January 2015 at 16:00 by

Living Water for All (John 4:4–42)
preached on 14 June 2015 at 9:30 by
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The Answer is Jesus (John 4:5–14)
preached on 30 June 2019 at 10:30 by

If Only You Knew (John 4:10–13)
preached on 12 February 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 9 in the series John's Gospel

Taking Jesus at His Word (John 4:43–54)
preached on 6 July 2014 at 20:00 by

Come, Believe, Receive (John 4:46–54)
preached on 26 February 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 10 in the series John's Gospel

Do You Want To Get Well? (John 5:1–15)
preached on 13 July 2014 at 9:30 by

Answering a Different Question (John 5:1–18)
preached on 5 March 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 11 in the series John's Gospel

Honour the Son (John 5:18–29)
preached on 12 March 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 12 in the series John's Gospel

Four Solid Legs (Deuteronomy 18:21–22; John 5:30–47; 10:37–38; 14:6)
preached on 19 March 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 13 in the series John's Gospel

Not Overwhelmed (John 6:1–15)
preached on 26 March 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 14 in the series John's Gospel

Living Bread (John 6:5–15, 51–58)
preached on 16 August 2015 at 11:00 by

Master of the Waves (John 6:15–21)
preached on 2 April 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 15 in the series John's Gospel

Feeding on the Living Bread (John 6:25–35)
preached on 30 April 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 16 in the series John's Gospel

Claims, Challenges and Choices (John 6:25–35, 48–51)
preached on 12 August 2018 at 9:30 by

Bread from Heaven (John 6:35–59)
preached on 7 May 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 17 in the series John's Gospel

To Whom Shall We Go? (John 6:60–71)
preached on 16 August 2015 at 9:30 by

Giving Up (John 6:60–71)
preached on 14 May 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 18 in the series John's Gospel

Lord, To Whom Shall We Go? (John 6:66–69)
preached on 8 September 2013 at 9:30 by

A Different Timeline, a Different Tune (John 7:1–17, 37–38)
preached on 21 May 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 19 in the series John's Gospel

Rivers of Living Water (John 7:25–31, 37–41)
preached on 9 September 2012 at 9:30 by

Come to Me and Drink (John 7:37–39)
preached on 28 May 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 20 in the series John's Gospel

Pause (John 8:1–11)
preached on 2 July 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 21 in the series John's Gospel

Making the Right Judgment (John 8:1–11)
preached on 21 July 2019 at 9:30 by

I Am the Light of the World (John 8:12–20; Ephesians 5:1–10)
preached on 9 July 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 22 in the series John's Gospel

The Truth Will Make You Free (John 8:31–41)
preached on 16 July 2017 at 10:30 by
Sermon 23 in the series John's Gospel

Who Jesus Is Changes Everything (John 8:48–59)
preached on 23 July 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 24 in the series John's Gospel

You're Asking the Wrong Question (Job 7:16–21; 22:5–11; John 9:1–6; 2 Corinthians 1:3–7)
preached on 8 May 2016 at 9:30 by

Take Something out of the 'Too Difficult To Do' Box (John 9:1–7)
preached on 30 July 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 25 in the series John's Gospel

New Meaning in Today's Tragedies (John 9:1–41)
preached on 26 March 2017 at 11:00 by

Reflection Leading to Revelation (2 Samuel 12:1–7; John 9:6–41)
preached on 6 August 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 26 in the series John's Gospel

Be Perfect (Matthew 5:38–48; John 10:1–6)
preached on 19 February 2017 at 9:30 by

The Good Shepherd Provides Security, Leadership and Freedom (John 10:1–15)
preached on 13 August 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 27 in the series John's Gospel

Come in through the Door (John 10:1–18)
preached on 16 November 2014 at 9:30 by
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The Smiling Gate and the Open Shepherd (John 10:7–16)
preached on 14 April 2013 at 9:30 by

Called To Be Good Shepherds (Luke 15:1–10; John 10:7–16)
preached on 15 September 2019 at 9:30 by

Finding Resurrection Life: Reason to Reality (John 11:1–44)
preached on 17 April 2016 at 9:30 by
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Resurrection Now (John 11:1–45)
preached on 20 August 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 28 in the series John's Gospel

The Sacrificial Death of Jesus (John 11:45–52; 12:1–8)
preached on 27 August 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 29 in the series John's Gospel

Expressive Excessive Commitment (John 12:1–8)
preached on 17 March 2013 at 9:30 by

Extravagant Love (John 12:1–8)
preached on 13 March 2016 at 11:00 by

Fill the House, Guard the House (John 12:1–11)
preached on 7 May 2017 at 19:00 by

Not Quite Myself (John 12:12–19)
preached on 3 September 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 30 in the series John's Gospel

Look to Jesus (Numbers 21:8; John 3:14; 12:20–26, 32)
preached on 10 September 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 31 in the series John's Gospel

Fruitfulness from Death (John 12:20–26)
preached on 24 September 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 32 in the series John's Gospel

Not a Procedure but a Conflict (Isaiah 63:1–6; John 12:20–33)
preached on 7 April 2019 at 9:30 by
Sermon 1 in the series Easter 2019

Death Brings Life (John 12:23–26; Acts 11:19–30; 12:1–3)
preached on 13 March 2016 at 9:30 by
Sermon 16 in the series Acts: New Beginnings

The Servant King (John 13:1–17)
preached on 17 April 2014 at 19:00 by
Sermon 3 in the series Easter 2014

Do Not Let Your Heart Be Troubled (John 14:1–14)
preached on 29 April 2018 at 9:30 by

God Is Love (John 14:15–30; 16:12–15; 1 Corinthians 13:4–7; Ephesians 3:14–21; 1 John 4:7–16)
preached on 31 May 2015 at 11:00 by

Responding to the God who Chooses (Jeremiah 31:31–33; John 15:1–8; Hebrews 12:22–25)
preached on 10 January 2016 at 15:00 by

Fruit from God, for God (Luke 6:43–45; John 15:1–8)
preached on 18 September 2016 at 9:30 by

Abide in Me (John 15:1–8)
preached on 30 September 2018 at 9:30 by
Sermon 14 in the series Parables of the Kingdom

Abide In Me (John 15:5–11)
preached on 29 May 2016 at 9:30 by
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Hated by the World (John 15:18–25)
preached on 4 November 2012 at 9:30 by

Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:16–20; John 16:12–15; Romans 5:1–5)
preached on 22 May 2016 at 11:00 by

This Is Where I Am (John 17:1–13)
preached on 17 May 2015 at 9:30 by

That They May Be One (John 17:20–23)
preached on 18 January 2015 at 11:00 by

Living in the Love of God (John 17:24–26)
preached on 16 October 2016 at 9:30 by

God Is Bigger Than I Thought (John 18:1–11)
preached on 13 May 2012 at 9:30 by

It Is Finished (John 18:28–40; 19:1–27, 28–42)
preached on 6 April 2012 at 10:00 by
Sermon 5 in the series Approaching Easter 2012

Christ Triumphant Over Sin (John 18:28–40; 19:1–27, 28–42)
preached on 18 April 2014 at 10:00 by
Sermon 4 in the series Easter 2014

The End of the Beginning (John 18:33–37; Revelation 1:1–6)
preached on 25 November 2018 at 9:30 by

By His Blood We Are Now Put Right With God (John 18:38–40; 19:1–30; Romans 5:8–10)
preached on 10 April 2020 at 10:00 by
Sermon 3 in the series Easter 2020

The Cross at the Centre of the World (John 19:14–42)
preached on 25 March 2016 at 10:00 by
Sermon 3 in the series Easter 2016

Sacrifice Accomplished, Victory Won (John 19:16–30)
preached on 14 April 2017 at 10:00 by
Sermon 2 in the series Easter 2017

This Is A New Day (John 20:1–18)
preached on 8 April 2012 at 10:30 by
Sermon 1 in the series Easter 2012

Because Jesus Rose from the Dead... (John 20:1–18)
preached on 5 April 2015 at 10:30 by
Also available on video
Sermon 5 in the series Easter 2015

Holistic Resurrection (John 20:1–18; 1 Corinthians 15:12–17)
preached on 21 April 2019 at 10:30 by
Sermon 3 in the series Easter 2019

The Resurrection Is Great News (John 20:1–18)
preached on 12 April 2020 at 10:30 by
Sermon 4 in the series Easter 2020

My Lord and My God (John 20:10–31)
preached on 3 April 2016 at 9:30 by
Also available on video
Sermon 5 in the series Easter 2016

Resurrection Reality (John 20:15–23)
preached on 28 April 2019 at 9:30 by
Sermon 4 in the series Easter 2019

Jesus Breathes on His Gathered Disciples (John 20:19–23)
preached on 27 April 2014 at 9:30 by
Also available on video
Sermon 6 in the series Easter 2014

Seeing Jesus Alive (John 20:19–23)
preached on 12 April 2015 at 9:30 by
Sermon 6 in the series Easter 2015

Breathe (John 20:19–23)
preached on 15 May 2016 at 19:00 by

Breathe In (John 20:19–23; Acts 1:1–4)
preached on 20 May 2018 at 9:30 by

Open to Believe (2 Kings 5:1–14; John 20:19–29)
preached on 12 April 2015 at 11:00 by
Sermon 7 in the series Easter 2015

Written That You May Believe (John 20:19–31)
preached on 3 April 2016 at 11:00 by
Sermon 6 in the series Easter 2016

Sharing God's Peace (John 20:21–28)
preached on 18 May 2014 at 9:30 by
Sermon 9 in the series Easter 2014

Without Me You Can Do Nothing (John 21:1–14)
preached on 21 April 2013 at 9:30 by

Peter's Paradigm Shift (John 21:1–17)
preached on 10 April 2016 at 11:00 by
Sermon 7 in the series Easter 2016

Stirred, Sorted and Sent (John 21:1–19)
preached on 26 April 2020 at 10:00 by
Sermon 6 in the series Easter 2020

Implications of the Resurrection (John 21:1–22)
preached on 5 May 2019 at 9:30 by
Sermon 5 in the series Easter 2019

An Interview With Jesus (John 21:15–22)
preached on 28 April 2013 at 9:30 by

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