Living Water John 4:1-26

Living Water  John 4:1-26
16_1204: Jesus sources a spring of eternal life within us when we believe in Him. Jesus meets a Samaritan woman at a well and introduces her to living water, a water that wells up to supply eternal life. His water is not like any other. He reveals Himself as the Messiah come from God to ...

He Must Increase John 3:22-36

He Must Increase  John 3:22-36
16_1120: Jesus Christ is worthy of our all and He calls us to decrease that He might increase. As chapter three draws to a close, John provides a high call to every person to exalt Christ in their life. He uses John the Baptist’s statement, “He must increase, but I must decrease.” The Christian life is ...

God So Loved John 3:16-21

God So Loved  John 3:16-21
16_1113: God saves people from sin’s condemnation because He loves us and wants all to walk in His light for His glory. John pauses from his narrative discourse between Jesus and Nicodemus to clarify his message of God’s love and salvation. False understandings of salvation are not new. Man has always tried to build his ...

Born from Above John 3:1-15

Born from Above  John 3:1-15
16_1106: Christians are born from above by believing in Jesus as God’s salvation. In this message Pastor Lane identifies three objections that unbelief raises to oppose God’s work. Unbelief opposes God’s work in salvation through Jesus by raising objections and creating excuses. And, unbelief cannot be fixed, tuned-up, cleaned up or improved. There is only ...

True Belief John 2:23-25

True Belief  John 2:23-25
16_1030: Jesus entrusts Himself to those who truly believe in Him as the Christ of God. At the close of chapter two, John provides a reflection on the two introductions that he has provided of Jesus. He makes a startling statement; Jesus does not entrust himself to everyone who believes. These three verses create big ...

Cleaning House John 2:13-22 2

Cleaning House  John 2:13-22
16_1023: Jesus reveals God’s work in salvation that we might know it’s all about Him. Many things cloud our heart and mind, and tempt us to believe that we can only depend on ourselves. Religion trains us to trust in rituals, and questions anything that challenges it. But Jesus confronts the hypocrisy of religion, and ...

Water to wine John 2:1-12 2

Water to wine  John 2:1-12
16_1016: Jesus reveals God’s glory that we might believe and follow Him. John 2 begins Jesus’ public ministry at a wedding by turning water to wine. Regardless of the fact that a miracle was performed, only a few people were aware of it because most were “inebriated” and missed it. John the author tells us ...

The Call of a Real Christ-follower, part 2 John 1:40-51

The Call of a Real Christ-follower, part 2  John 1:40-51
16_1009: The call of Christ leads people to become His followers that make more Christ-followers. Jesus models from the beginning of His ministry what He commissions his followers to do after His ascension, make more real Christ-followers. In this message Pastor Lane identifies the last two (of four) essentials of the call of a real ...

What is believer’s baptism?

What is believer's baptism?
16_1002: Believer’s baptism describes the doctrinal position and practice of LifePoint Church. In this message clip, Pastor Lane explains the meaning of believer’s baptism, and offers two reasons why it shapes LifePoint Church’s practice. Baptism holds the meaning of the message it represents. It testifies that God is good, Jesus saves and my life serves ...

The Call of a real Christ-follower, part 1 John 1:19-39

The Call of a real Christ-follower, part 1  John 1:19-39
16_1002: The call of Christ leads people to become His followers that make more Christ-followers. Jesus models from the beginning of His ministry what He commissions his followers to do after His ascension, make more real Christ-followers. In this message Pastor Lane identifies the first two essentials of the call of a real Christ-follower. Every ...