"John 3" Tagged Sermons

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Saving Christmas From Amazon

Christmas is expensive! Analysts expect us to spend $920 per person on gifts in 2019. If they’re right, it will mean that holiday spending has increased every year since 2008 and will top $1 trillion for the first time ever! But an expensive Christmas is not the same as a meaningful Christmas. In fact, you may be spending a lot of money and only cheapening the true meaning of the season. Maybe we spend so much because we are trying to compensate for something that would cost us much more. It is easy to shop online and have Christmas arrive…

Selfless Witness

“Truly, I say to you, among those born of women there has arisen no one greater than John the Baptist” (Matt. 11:11). That’s high praise coming from Jesus. After all, “those born of women” pretty much includes everyone ever born! But why would Jesus give so high compliment to such a – let’s face it – bizarre character? The dude dressed in camel skin and ate locusts! And that was weird even in Bible times. Surely such high praise from…