Pelsall Evangelical Church Sermons

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June 19, 2022  

12 - Taking Jesus at his word

John 4:43-54 - Tim Smylie

  1. Looking for a display of Jesus’ power (vv43-47)
  2. Learning to trust Jesus’ promises (vv48-54)
June 5, 2022  

11 - Saviour of the world

John 4:27-42 - Tim Smylie

 

  1. Joining Jesus (vv27-38)

    1. - In finding refreshment and renewal through service (vv27-34)
    2. - In sowing and reaping a harvest for eternal life (vv35-38)
  2. Recognizing Jesus (vv39-42)
May 29, 2022  

10 - Living water

John 4:1-26 - Tim Smylie

  1. Jesus ignores the divisions that humans create (vv1-10)
  2. Jesus provides what no human alliance can (vv11-26)
May 22, 2022  

09 - He must become greater

John 3:22-36 - Tim Smylie

  1. The joy of being less important than Jesus (vv22-30)

    1. Are you Jesus’ rival… (vv22-26)
    2. …or his friend? (vv27-30)
  2. The certainty of being less important than Jesus (vv31-36)
May 15, 2022  

08 - Extreme need, amazing love

John 3:11-21 - Tim Smylie

  1. True belief in Jesus = desperate reliance on him (vv11-15)
  2. The measure of God’s love = the greatness of the gift he gave, and the world he gave it to (vv16-17)
    1. - his beloved Son, for the sake of a wicked world
  3. The ultimate question = what do you love – darkness or light? (vv18-21) 
May 8, 2022  

07 - Born again

John 2:23 - 3:10 - Tim Smylie

  1. The “believers” Jesus doesn’t believe in (2:23-3:2)

    1. - “believers” who think they can give Jesus a pass or fail mark.
  2. What matters: a supernatural renewal brought about by God himself (3:3-10)
    1. - spiritual life can only come from the Spirit of God.
    2. - spiritual life produces change that can be seen.

 

May 1, 2022  

06 - The Lord of worship

John 2:12-22 - Tim Smylie

  1. Jesus has authority over our worship (vv12-17)

    1. - he is fiercely concerned that our worship honours his Father
  2. Jesus must be the focus of our worship (vv18-22)
    1. - truly worshipping Jesus is how we honour his Father
April 10, 2022  

05 - The best wine

John 2:1-11 - Tim Smylie

  1. Jesus is the one to rely on (vv1-5)

    1. - for your everyday details, and your lasting joy
  2. He provides the best – now and forever (vv6-11)
April 3, 2022  

04 - Come and see

John 1:35-51 - Tim Smylie

  1. “What do you want?” (vv35-42)

    1. Jesus will make something of your life

  2. “You will see greater things” (vv43-51)

    1. “Jesus is the meeting point between heaven’s fullness and earth’s need.” (George Beasley-Murray)

March 27, 2022  

03 - A witness to the light

John 1:19-34 - Tim Smylie

 

  1. The mission (vv19-28)

    1. preparing the way for Jesus
  2. The message (vv29-34)
    1. Jesus is:

      1. The Lamb of God who deals with our sin (v29)
      2. The true baptizer who gives us new life (vv30-34)

 

March 20, 2022  

02 - The Word became flesh

John 1: 6-18 - Tim Smylie

Jesus came into the world:

  1. So we could belong to God’s family (vv6-13)
  2. As a man (v14a)
  3. To display God’s goodness (vv14b-18)
March 6, 2022  

01 - In the beginning

John 1:1-5 - Tim Smylie

Jesus is:

  1. Lord from eternity (vv1-2)
  2. Lord of all creation (vv3-5)
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