Posts from February 2014

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I AM

by Pastor Carlos

“Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM.”” (John 8:58, NKJV) What was so important about this statement that provoked the crowd to take up stones to throw at Jesus?  It all began back in John 6.  We find there a bunch of Jews going after Jesus across the Sea of Galilee […]

Danger in the Disconnect

by Pastor Carlos

There are four dangers of a diminished view of the power of Jesus found in John 3. The first is a danger in evaluating Jesus (John 3:1-3, 11-13). John shows us that Jesus has a heavenly perspective (John 3:12-13) that sees well beyond our limited earthly perspective. His counsel is within the Triune God (notice […]

Jesus’ Response to Opposition

by Pastor Carlos

Jesus is in Jerusalem attending a feast of the Jews (not clear which one).  There he encounters a multitude of people with various physical issues (5:3).  Superstitious as they were, they were all waiting for and angel to go in the pool (a reservoir for collecting rain water) and stir the water.  They believed that […]