Main Street UMC, Kernersville, NC

Sermons on John

Stop Judging

Throwing Stones or Offering Grace?

Main idea: The dangers of judging – the difference between speaking the truth about sin and the kind of judgment Jesus condemns – trying to understand people instead of judging them. “When we set ourselves up in the Christian community as judge, we are actually setting ourselves up as idols, because we are asserting equality…

Peace in the Midst of Pain

Philippians 4:4-7 A psalm of David.  Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God,which transcends all understanding, will guard your…

Not of this World

Kingdom Truth

John 18:33-38New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 33 Then Pilate entered the headquarters[a] again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” 34 Jesus answered, “Do you ask this on your own, or did others tell you about me?” 35 Pilate replied, “I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief…

Mission: INVITE

John 1: 35-50 35 The next day John was there again with two of his disciples. 36 When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, “Look, the Lamb of God!” 37 When the two disciples heard him say this, they followed Jesus. 38 Turning around, Jesus saw them following and asked, “What do you want?” They said, “Rabbi” (which…