Bible Talks from John

The Life of Peter – One Big Glorious Mess

Preached on July 7, 2019
Bible Text: John 21:1-17

Peter is both apostle of our Lord Jesus and a glorious mess and it’s in his story we meet the God of grace.

The King Who Came to Die

Preached on April 28, 2019
Bible Text: John 12:20-36

Jesus speaks with such authority, and has perfromed such miraculous signs, that the people in his time were ready to make him King and to follow him wherever he led them. In our passage, Jesus reveals to them and to us, that being King does not mean what they think it means. We need to come to him on his terms and not ours.

Overcoming Death

Preached on April 21, 2019
Bible Text: John 11:1-16

In Australia we have a life expectancy of over 89 years! Which is great news compared to countries that hover around 50, but very sad and short in light of eternity. What’s the answer to this tragedy? Medical intervention? Anti-oxidants? Exercise? Jesus cuts right to the heart of this problem as he reveals his power over death.

The Servant King!

Preached on April 19, 2019
Bible Text: John 18:1-24

In our world power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. However Jesus is a servant, he is a king, he is the servant king.

Sheep, Shepherds and Being Sure

Preached on April 14, 2019
Bible Text: John 10:1-21

Against the thieves and hired hands stands Jesus the good Shepherd. He lays down his life for his sheep, knows them by name and will not let anyone snatch them from his hand.