Category Archives: Sermons on John’s Gospel

274. Jesus Wept For People during His Last Days On Earth. “Jesus wept!” Would He weep for you today? John 11:35 and Matthew 23:37.

There are 2 main references to Jesus weeping. They are instructive and challenging for us today. The first situation where Jesus is described as weeping, we can relate to.  We have all been in similar situations. Sad situations in which … Continue reading

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269. An Alternative Sermon On John 12:20-33. “The Hour Has Come!” (Gospel reading for Sun 18th March 2018)

Notes from a sermon preached at an Evensong service in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney almost 20 years ago.  (A significant sermon in my memory as a Cathedral choir member told me later that as he heard the sermon he gave … Continue reading

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268. Sermon on John 12:20-33. The Importance Of Significant Moments In Life. (Gospel for Sun 18th March 2018)

There have been times in the lives of all of us that something quite significant has happened. Someone said something or did something that had a great impact on our lives.  For good or for evil! Or it may have … Continue reading

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267. A Sermon on John 3:1-17. To Perish Or To Have Eternal Life? [Gospel for Sun 11th March 2018]

The speaker at the small mission hall finished his sermon and asked those present (mainly homeless and alcoholics) to come to the front if they wanted to let Jesus come into their lives to change and heal them. One man, … Continue reading

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200. Sharing In The Joy Of Jesus. Jesus said, “… that My joy may be in you.” Adapted from a sermon on John 15:11. (No.2 in series of 3 on Love, Joy and Peace)

Joy is not hedonism, the pursuit of pleasure. The belief that pleasure or happiness is the most important goal in life. However joy is the result of finding the source of real pleasure, in the Lord, (in who He is and in … Continue reading

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199. “Abiding in the Love of Jesus.”  Adapted from a sermon on John 15:9-10 (No.1 in series of 3 on Love, Joy and Peace)

John 15:9-10, “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love. 10 If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in … Continue reading

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179. Sermon on John Chapter 21. St Peter. Moving From Failure to Fruitfulness

The sermon is printed below and can be heard by clicking on the following link.  (But you need to be warned that there is a uniqueness about the recording. It records an 80 year old voice competing with an 80 year … Continue reading

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