Sermons on John

Dealing with Disappointment

Disappointment is one of the most difficult human emotions to handle well.  Disappointment happens when our experience collides with our expectations.  We thought, we hoped, we prayed, we tried, but in the end we were disappointed.  We expected one thing, but experienced another and are left to pick up the pieces of our shattered expectations.…

Jude: the Tender-hearted

“If you love me, keep my commands. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever–17the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and…

Nathanael: The Thinker

Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote–Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.” 46 “Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?” Nathanael asked. “Come and see,” said Philip. 47 When Jesus saw Nathanael approaching, he said of him,…