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The Gospel of John

Jesus has the power of God

  1. Over nature
  2. Over legalism
  3. Over you
  4. Over everything

Citylight Delco | November 28, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

Resources:

John 5:1-18

Listen to the life giving words of Jesus and bring your difficulties to him, trust his promises, and get beyond your difficulties.

Citylight Delco | November 21, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

Resources:

John 4:43-54

ESV Study Bible

Expository Thoughts on the Gospel of John, by JC Ryle

John (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the NT), by Andreas Kostenberger

FOLLOW THE SIGNS TO JESUS
1. Bring Him your hard life
2. Trust His promise
3. Live beyond your hard life

Citylight Manayunk | Novemeber 21, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

– ESV Study Bible – Study notes on the Gospel According to John
– Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament – The Gospel According to John – -Andreas Kostenburger
– Pillar New Testament Commentary Series – The Gospel According to John – DA Carson

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We all have visible, sensible problems in our lives to varying degrees, and Jesus cares about them. But how do we also get beyond them to Jesus Himself? We must follow the signs to Jesus, and this passage shows us how.

Citylight Center City | November 21, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

John 4:43-54

The Gospel According to John (Pillar New Testament Commentary), D.A. Carson

Expository Thoughts on the Gospel According to John, J.C. Ryle

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This week, Pastor Matt teaches us to live by the satisfaction of accomplishing the Father’s work by showing us that 1. Jesus is still working, 2. Jesus has prepared a harvest, and 3. Jesus is the Savior of the world.

Citylight Manayunk | November 16, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

– ESV Study Bible – Study notes on the Gospel According to John
– Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament – The Gospel According to John – -Andreas Kostenburger
– Pillar New Testament Commentary Series – The Gospel According to John – DA Carson

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Big Idea:  Find fulfillment in being on God’s mission

Why is His mission satisfying?

  1. Jesus’ mission is our mission (v.31-34)
  2. The Harvest is ready (v. 35-38)
  3. Jesus is the Savior of the world (v39-42)

Citylight Delco | November 14, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

Resources:

John 4:31-42

Big Idea: Find fulfillment in being on God’s mission.

Why is his mission satisfying?

  1. Jesus mission is our mission (31-34)
  2. The Harvest is ready (35-38)
  3. Jesus is Savior of the world (39-42)

Citylight Center City | November 14, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

John 4:31-42

With even the best things this world has to offer, they only satisfy us for a time, and ultimately leave us thirsty again. But Jesus offers living water, which if one drinks, will make it so they are never thirsty again.

Citylight Delco | Novemer 7, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

Resources:

John 4:1-30

The Gospel According to John (Pillar New Testament Commentary), D.A. Carson

Expository Thoughts on the Gospel According to John, J.C. Ryle

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With even the best things this world has to offer, they only satisfy us for a time, and ultimately leave us thirsty again. But Jesus offers living water, which if one drinks, will make it so they are never thirsty again.

Citylight Center City | November 8, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

John 4:1-30

The Gospel According to John (Pillar New Testament Commentary), D.A. Carson

Expository Thoughts on the Gospel According to John, J.C. Ryle

This week, Pastor Tim walks us through the BIG IDEA: Jesus welcomes outcasts to His house by illuminating how 1. He offers satisfaction to the weary and 2. He offers dignity to the shamed.

Citylight Manayunk | November 7, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

John 4:1-30
– ESV Study Bible – Study notes on the Gospel According to John
– Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament – The Gospel According to John – -Andreas Kostenburger
– Pillar New Testament Commentary Series – The Gospel According to John – DA Carson

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Big Idea: Christ must increase, I must decrease

  1. Redirect others to Him.
  2. Rejoice in the right things.
  3. Receive his testimony.

Citylight Delco | October 31, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

Resources:

John 3:22-36

HE MUST INCREASE, BUT I MUST DECREASE
1. He is the groom
2. He gives eternal life

Citylight Manayunk October 31, 2021.mov from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

– ESV Study Bible – Study notes on the Gospel According to John
– Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament – The Gospel According to John – -Andreas Kostenburger
– Pillar New Testament Commentary Series – The Gospel According to John – DA Carson

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We’d all probably agree that the world isn’t ultimately about us, but we still resist it in practice. However, we see in this passage that our greatest joy will come as Christ increases, and all others (including ourselves) decrease.

Citylight Center City | October 31, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

John 3:22-36

The Gospel According to John (Pillar New Testament Commentary), D.A. Carson

Expository Thoughts on the Gospel According to John, J.C. Ryle

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This week, Pastor Mark walks us through one of the best known passages in the whole of scripture with the BIG IDEA: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16). Together we’ll look at:

  1. What did God do
  2. Why did He do it?
  3. For what purpose?
  4. How do we respond?

Resources:

The Gospel by Ray Ortlund (Crossway, 2014)
Gospel Fluency by Jeff Vanderstelt (Crossway, 2017)

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John 3:16 is probably the most famous verse in the entire Bible, and with good reason. It gives us good news in a world so full of bad news: God has provided eternal life for whoever believes in His Son.

Citylight Center City | October 24, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

John 3:16-21

The Gospel According to John (Pillar New Testament Commentary), D.A. Carson

Expository Thoughts on the Gospel According to John, J.C. Ryle

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Big Idea:  Be born again.

  1. Believe that you need it. (3:1-9)
  2. Believe in the one who can give it. (3:10-15)

Citylight Delco | October 17, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

Resources:

John 3:1-15

BIG IDEA: You must be born again

1. See that you need it
2. Look to the Son of Man

Citylight Manayunk | October 17, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

– ESV Study Bible – Study notes on the Gospel According to John
– Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament – The Gospel According to John – -Andreas Kostenburger
– Pillar New Testament Commentary Series – The Gospel According to John – DA Carson

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Jesus makes all things new, and will one day bring the kingdom of God to earth in its fullness. The most important question any of us can ask, then, is how can I enter the kingdom of God? Jesus’ answer: “You must be born again.”

Citylight Center City | October 17, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

John 3:1-15

The Gospel According to John (Pillar New Testament Commentary), D.A. Carson

Expository Thoughts on the Gospel According to John, J.C. Ryle

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BIG IDEA: Jesus is the true Temple
1. What it means
2. What to do about it

Resources:

– ESV Study Bible – Study notes on the Gospel According to John
– Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament – The Gospel According to John – -Andreas Kostenburger
– Pillar New Testament Commentary Series – The Gospel According to John – DA Carson
– https://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/why-we-must-understand-the-temple-in-gods-plan-today
– https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/ray-ortlund/zeal/

In the story of Jesus overturning tables at the temple, Jesus reveals His unique authority, and the unique way He wields it.

Resources:

John 2:13-25

The Gospel According to John (Pillar New Testament Commentary), D.A. Carson

Expository Thoughts on the Gospel According to John, J.C. Ryle

Big Idea:  Worship God Rightly

  1. With zeal for His mission
  2. Under His authority
  3. In Christ, the new temple

Citylight Delco | October 10, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

Resources:

John 2:13-25

When Jesus turns water into wine at the wedding in Cana is not simply demonstrating his great power.  Rather, Jesus’s first sign shows us that as he ushers in a better age on his terms, for his glory, he will one day make all things new.

Citylight Delco | October 3, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

Resources:

John 2:1-12

ESV Study Bible

John, Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, by Andreas Kostenberger

JC Ryle’s Expository Thoughts on the Gospels

The First of Jesus’ Signs, from Ligonier Ministries

Why did Jesus make so much wine? by Erik Raymond

TRUST IN JESUS, HE’S MAKING ALL THINGS NEW
1. In His time
2. Better than what came before
3. For His glory

Resources:

ESV Study Bible – Study notes on the Gospel According to John
Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament – The Gospel According to John – Andreas Kostenburger
Pillar New Testament Commentary Series – The Gospel According to John – DA Carson

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We can sew on patches to the problems of our lives and world, but can it all be made new? It can, because this passage shows us that Jesus makes all things new.

Resources:

John 2:1-12

The Gospel According to John (Pillar New Testament Commentary), D.A. Carson

Expository Thoughts on the Gospel According to John, J.C. Ryle

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FOLLOW JESUS THE MESSIAH
1. Seek Him
2. Point to Him
3. Recognize Him

Citylight Manayunk | September 26, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

ESV Study Bible – Study notes on the Gospel According to John
Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament – The Gospel According to John – Andreas Kostenburger
Pillar New Testament Commentary Series – The Gospel According to John – DA Carson

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Big Idea: The promised Messiah has come.

  1. Follow Him (35-43).
  2. Invite others to come and see (39-42, 44-46).
  3. He has done (and will do) great things.

Resources:

John 1:35-51

Given the lofty claims Christians make about Jesus, it’s important to get to know the real Jesus. This passage shows us how.

Citylight Center City | September 26, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

John 1:35-51

The Gospel According to John (Pillar New Testament Commentary), D.A. Carson

Expository Thoughts on the Gospel According to John, J.C. Ryle

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As we continue our journey through the Gospel of John, Pastor Matt illuminates the Big Idea that “I am not the Christ, Jesus is” by showing us that: 1. Jesus is the Redeemer, 2. Jesus is the Lamb and 3. Jesus is the Son.

Citylight Manayunk | September 19, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

ESV Study Bible – Study notes on the Gospel According to John
Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament – The Gospel According to John – Andreas Kostenburger
Pillar New Testament Commentary Series – The Gospel According to John – DA Carson
The New City Catechism: Question #16

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Big Idea: I am not the Christ, Jesus is.

  1. He is the promised one of Old (19-28).
  2. He is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world (29-31).
  3. He is the Son of God (31-34).

Citylight Delco | September 29, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

Resources:

John 1:19-34

Big Idea:  Who is Jesus?

  1. The Word
  2. God
  3. The Creator
  4. The Light
  5. Man
  6. Savior

Resources:

John 1:1-18

Big Idea: Jesus tells the whole story of God.

  1. He is God.
  2. He is the light.
  3. He is man.

Resources:

John 1:1-18

DA Carson – Pillar Commentary Series – The Gospel According to John

Andreas Kostenburger – Baker exegetical series – The Gospel According to John

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