John Series


To listen to the Gospel of John series, click any of the past messages below:

Sunday, May 13th
The Light of the World (John 8:12-20)
In this message we focus on John 8:12 – Jesus’ remarkable claim to be the Light of the World. What does this actually mean? How does it apply to our lives today?

Sunday, May 6th
Jesus Brings Division (John 7:37-52)
The most divisive person in all of history is Jesus Christ. He brings division into our lives because he gives us a different vision of what the “good life” really is.

Sunday, April 29th
Unmet Expectations (John 7:25-36)
The crowd continues to debate Jesus’ identity. Some come to the conclusion that He is the Messiah but others have real doubts because Jesus has not met their expectations of who the Messiah should be. In the same way, Jesus often does not meet our expectations. When this happens, how should we respond?

Sunday, April 15th
Who Is Jesus (John 7:1-13)
The most important question we will ever answer is, “Who is Jesus?” In this passage, we learn four different responses to Jesus and how they apply to our lives today.

Sunday, March 25th
Jesus’ Most Offensive Sermon (John 6:48-71)
In one sermon Jesus manages to “grow” his church from 15,000 people to 12 by preaching his most offensive sermon. In this message we seek to understand what we can learn from Jesus’ sermon.

Sunday, March 18th
Jesus Saves (John 6:36-47)
The beauty of the Gospel isn’t that we have chosen God but rather than God has chosen us. We need to constantly be reminded that the Gospel is not about what we do or who we are but rather what Jesus has done and who He is.

Sunday, March 11th
Membership in the Church (Acts 2:42-47)
The early church devoted themselves to four things: the apostle’s teaching, the fellowship, the breaking of bread, and to prayer. As a church, our vision is to also commit ourselves to these four sacred disciplines.

Sunday, February 18th
The Sermon That Could Get Me Fired (John 6:22-35)
The predominant model for growing a church is rooted in consumerism rather than the Gospel. Rather than offering the “food that perishes” to our world, Renovation Church will offer the bread of life.

Sunday, February 11th
A Hebrew Happy Meal (John 6:1-15)
A crowd of over 15,000 people seek out Jesus because of the miracles they saw him perform. In order to feed the huge crowd of people, Jesus multiplies a few loaves of bread and some fish in the most incredible buffet of history!

Sunday, January 28th
The Season Finale (John 5:31-47)
Jesus has been accused of three crimes and is facing the death penalty. As a response, Jesus calls forward five witnesses that testify the truth about who He is. He then turns the tables and brings charges against his accusers.

Sunday, January 21st
Two Outcomes (John 5:24-30)
Jesus shares with us that there are two outcomes, two resurrections, and two wills for each one of our lives. In each of these options, one of them leads to life while the other one leads to death. The determining factor is how we respond to Jesus.

Sunday, January 14th
Listen, Worship, Live! (John 5:17-23)
Many of us are Christian Atheists. We confess with our mouths that Jesus is Lord on Sunday but the rest of the week we live as if God does not exist! In this message from the Gospel of John, we are challenged to actually live out what we believe.

Sunday, November 19th
Do You Want To Get Well (John 5:1-9)
The Gospel promises us a new life. The Gospel focuses on what Jesus has already done in our place in order to reconcile us back to God. In this message, we learn the power of the Gospel through Jesus healing a man who had been disabled for 38 years.

Sunday, November 12th
Counterfeit Faith (John 4:43-54)
Faith that is rooted in what Jesus can do for us will never sustain us. In order for us to have true faith, we must understand WHO Jesus is. He is God in the flesh… the Savior of the world… the Son of God. In this message we learn the difference between real faith and counterfeit faith.

Sunday, October 29th
True Worship (John 4:11-26)
At the root of every sin is actually a worship issue. If you want to overcome sin in your life, it begins with a proper view of God. In this message, we learn how worship should encompass every aspect of our lives and the four characteristics of true worship.

Sunday, October 22nd
Living Water (John 4:1-10) 
Division, hatred, and racism are prevalent in our world. Our goal as a church is to be a church for all people – regardless of politics, religion, or ethnicity. How do we do this? By drinking deeply from the Living Water Jesus offers us.

Angry Jesus (John 2:13-25)
Jesus makes a whip, overturns tables, and chases everyone out of the temple. Why is Jesus so angry and how does this passage apply to our lives today?