Nicodemus had all that this life could offer and yet when he heard the things that Jesus was teaching and saw the things that Jesus was doing he felt entirely bankrupt. He knew something of God was happening here with this man Jesus! And so he came to Jesus. But he came by night. He came under the cover of darkness so that no one would see him. We are often too proud...
Speaker: Steven Johnstone
Scripture: John 3, John 7:42-52, John 19:38-42
Topic: The Gospel
Parenting changes as our children grow up. Younger children need a directive parenting style. As children approach adolescence, parents transition to the role of coach and mentor. We allow teenagers to test their wings while we look for opportunities to affirm their maturity. Eventually the goal is to be adult friends with our children.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Luke 1:80, Luke 2:40-52, John 2:3-5, John 19:25-27, Proverbs 29:15-17
When Jesus was led out of Jerusalem by gentile Roman soldiers with a red ring and strips down his head... John is saying, the atoning scapegoat has left for good! When Jesus was nailed to a cross and raised up... that was the last flag needed in declaring God.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Leviticus 16:3, Leviticus 16:20-22, John 19:1-2, John 19:15