LIFE – John 5

http://liveyourown.com/brbc/20150816-PM-Graham.mp3 Healing at Bethesda Scripture: John 5:1-15 Some background information: There is a very interesting thing to notice in this passage. Most passages do not include a verse 4! Check your footnotes to the old verse that used to be included that gives explanation to why the sick gathered at the Bethesda pool. The oldest…

LIFE – John 4:43-54

http://liveyourown.com/brbc/20150816-AM-Brent.mp3 John 4:43-54 The Official’s Son The story is given it’s context by verses 43-45 where John repeats Jesus’ experience of being a prophet without honour in his home town. Yet the Galleans welcome him because they had seen his miracles at the Passover and they want more. However Jesus is reluctant. Jesus’ nervousness about…

LIFE – John 4:27-42

http://liveyourown.com/brbc/20150809-PM-Dan.mp3 Introduction: Overview of the Samaritan woman’s encounter with Jesus found in the John 4:1-26 passage this morning. – Within this passage we’re looking at tonight (John 4:27-42) we’ll discover some brilliant principles about being an effective witness. Story: I love fishing. Takes a heap of different type of gear to catch fish… demonstrate: –…

LIFE – John 4:1-26

http://liveyourown.com/brbc/20150809-AM-Dan.mp3   Introduction: John 20:30-31… Jesus has come to bring LIFE into every area of our lives, transforming us from the inside out. The Samaritan woman drawing water from the well on this day experienced this transforming life and responded to it. Read Scripture: John 4:1-26 Cultural Context: – Jacob’s well the only source for…

LIFE – John 3:1-21

http://liveyourown.com/brbc/20150802-PM-Dan.mp3 Passage – John 3:1-21 TRANSCRIPT Ever wondered what you would ask God if you got the opportunity for a face-to-face dinner? You might potentially, like me, ask God the big WHY questions- as in, “Why did you allow certain traumatic events happen in my life?” I would wonder if the answers to the questions…

LIFE – John 2:1-25

http://liveyourown.com/brbc/20150802-AM-Graham.mp3 Lord of the Feast Scripture Reading – John 2:1-12 Introduction – Weddings, while beautiful, can be bitter sweet for those who haven’t yet given and received vows of lifelong love. Often being present in these fairy-tale type moments can draw us to imagine our wedding day and lament about how far away from it we still are. It…

LIFE – John 1:19-51

http://liveyourown.com/brbc/20150726-PM-Graham.mp3 Passage: John 1:35-51   Overview: When Jesus was first stepping into ministry John the Baptist prophesized that he was ‘the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world’. But how could anybody know for sure? As those that would become Christ’s first disciples asked this question his response was simply to…

LIFE – John 1:1-18

http://liveyourown.com/brbc/20150726-AM-Dan.mp3 Passage: John 1:1-18 Overview:  The Logos (Word) is the light of the kosmos (world) who created all life as we know it. He came and tabernacled (dwelt) with us even though He knew that the kosmos rejected Him. In His grace, however, determined to remove the darkness, Jesus still comes. What will our response be? One of…

LIFE – John 20:30-31

http://liveyourown.com/brbc/20150719-AM-Dan.mp3 Passage:  John 20:30-31 says that the Gospel of John was “…written that you may believe that Jesus is The Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in His name.” Overview: Life in Jesus’ name outwardly looks similar to what the world knows, however when we place our trust/faith…