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Andy Woods
Andy Woods

These messages expound John's gospel concerning Jesus: the Light and Life of men. John's gospel was written in order that men might believe in Jesus as the Son of God and thereby obtain eternal life in His name (John 20:30-31).

These presentations were given at Sugar Land Bible Church in Sugar Land, Texas.

SessionDescription
01 Introduction to John Introduction to John

Andy introduces the book of John which presents Jesus as the Son of God in order that men might believe and have eternal life in His name (John 20:30-31). [61 minutes]
02 Introduction to John Introduction to John: Part 2

Andy continues his introduction of the book of John which presents Jesus as the Son of God in order that men might believe and have eternal life in His name (John 20:30-31). [68 minutes]
03 John 1 1-5 A Heavenly Genealogy - Part 1

John begins his gospel by establishing the eternal genealogy of Jesus, the God-man. [68 minutes]
04 John 1 6-13 A Heavenly Genealogy - Part 2

John begins his gospel by establishing the eternal genealogy of Jesus, the God-man. [67 minutes]
05 John 1 14-18 A Heavenly Genealogy - Part 3

No one has seen God at any time. The only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He has declared Him. [56 minutes]
06 John 1 19-28 A Critical Witness

Priests and Levites challenge John the Baptist who denies he is The Christ, but points to another coming after him. [63 minutes]
07 John 1 29-34 Behold the Lamb of God - Part 1 (John 1:29-34)

Jesus, the Lamb of God Who takes away the sin of the world, baptizes internally with the Holy Spirit rather than externally with water. [38 minutes]
08 John 1 29-34 Behold the Lamb of God - Part 2 (John 1:29-34)

Jesus, the Lamb of God Who takes away the sin of the world, baptizes internally with the Holy Spirit rather than externally with water. [57 minutes]
09 John 1 35-42 Christ's First Believers (John 1:35-42)

Peter and Andrew follow the Lamb of God identified by John the Baptist. [57 minutes]
10 John 1 43-51 A Stairway to Heaven (John 1:43-51)

Jesus reveals His omniscience to Nathanael and identifies Himself with Jacob's Ladder. [69 minutes]
11 John 2 1-11 New Wine (John 2:1-11)

Jesus performs an unusual miracle at a wedding feast. [64 minutes]
12 John 2 12-22 Cleaning House! (John 2:12-22)

Jesus cleanses His Father's House. [63 minutes]
13 John 2 23-25 Are You Ready for God's Friendship? (John 2:23-25)

Belief in the signs Jesus performed does not qualify as Biblical faith. True faith invests itself in the One which the signs authenticate: Jesus Himself. Those who do so are assured of eternity in heaven the moment they believe. [60 minutes]
14 John 3 1-10 Nick at Night (John 3:1-10)

Nicodemus comes to Jesus by way of night only to learn that the way to God involves a spiritual birth rather than adherence to a set of rules for living.

(Due to technical difficulties the original recording is not available. The link here is to part 2 of the presentation which reviews the missing material.)

15 John 3 1-15 Nick at Night - Part 2 (John 3:1-15)

Nicodemus comes to Jesus by way of night only to learn that the way to God involves a spiritual birth rather than adherence to a set of rules for living. [63 minutes]
16 John 3-16 The Bible's Greatest Verse (John 3:16)

Within what has come to be the most famous verse in the Bible (and very likely the most quoted sentence ever spoken), Jesus underscores the greatness of the love of God in sacrificing His Son to redeem those who are lost. [62 minutes]
17 John 3 17-21 Two Great Contrasts (John 3:17-21)

Jesus explains that disbelief is not neutral: it is motivated by a love of darkness and the desire to hide one's evil deeds. A path out of the darkness is available for all who come to God's light by exercising faith in the Son of God. [64 minutes]
18 John 3 22-36 Is He Increasing Or Are You? (John 3:22-36)

John the Baptist assumes a lesser role while pointing to his superior and successor: Jesus Christ. [69 minutes]
19 John 4 1-6 Three Strikes - You're Not Out (John 4:1-6)

God's grace overcomes the personal failures of those who seek Him in humility and transparency. [65 minutes]
20 John 4 7-19 Are You Thirsty? (John 4:7-19)

A thirsty outcast finds living water providing eternal life. [64 minutes]
21 John 4 20-27 Authentic Worship (John 4:20-27)

Jesus' interaction with a Samaritan woman reveals a coming change in the location and manner of worship. This change pertains to a new dispensation in God's program: the Church Age. [68 minutes]
22 John 4 28-42 Real Nourishment (John 4:28-42)

A sinner at Sychar becomes a soul-winner: a Samaritan woman becomes an effective evangelist. [70 minutes]
23 John 4 43-54 Christ's Power Over Disease and Distance (John 4:43-54)

In healing a nobleman's son, Jesus exhibits His power over disease and points to His identity as the Messiah, the Son of God. In response, an entire household comes to faith. [58 minutes]
24 John 5 1-18 Get Up and Walk! (John 5:1-18)

Jesus heals a man suffering with an infirmity for 38 years yet is condemned for performing this miracle on the Sabbath. [71 minutes]
25 John 5 19-30 Christ's Equality with the Father (John 5:19-30)

Jesus, the God-man, makes the amazing statement that "all should honor the Son just as they honor the Father." [67 minutes]
26 John 5 31-47 Can I Have a Witness? (John 5:31-47)

Jesus brings forth six witnesses concerning His identity as the Son of God. [67 minutes]
27 John 6 1-15 I Shall Not Want (John 6:1-15)

Jesus feeds more than 5000 people from five barley loaves and two fish. [62 minutes]
28 John 6 16-21 Jesus Our Protector (John 6:16-21)

Christ demonstrates compassion for His disciples and His power over nature by walking on water to rescue them. [67 minutes]
29 John 6 22-40 How to Get Rid of a Crowd, Part 1 (John 6:22-40)

Jesus claims to be life-giving bread. Those who trust in Him are secure in their expectation of being raised at the last day. [61 minutes]
30 John 6 41-59 How to Get Rid of a Crowd, Part 2 (John 6:41-59)

Jesus dismays His critics with a difficult teaching concerning his life-giving ministry. [69 minutes]
31 John 6 60-71 How to Get Rid of a Crowd, Part 3 (John 6:60-71)

Some of Jesus' disciples take offense and depart from the Master. [64 minutes]
32 John 7 1-13 Surrounded by Unbelief (John 7:1-13)

The brothers of Jesus and the crowds at the Feast of Tabernacles remain skeptical about Jesus. [71 minutes]
33 John 7 14-24 A Lack of Originality (John 7:14-24)

Jesus indicates that His teaching is not His own, but that of the Father Who sent Him. [62 minutes]
34 John 7 25-36 Do You Know About Him or Do You Know Him? (John 7:25-36)

Many people know about Jesus and assume they know God. Yet only those who are in a personal relationship with Jesus really know God who sent Him. [66 minutes]
35 John 7 37-39 Ministering Spiritual Life (John 7:37-39)

Jesus predicts a new ministry of the Spirit where living waters will flow out of the heart of Church-age believers. [63 minutes]
36 John 7 40-53 Two Reactions (John 7:40-53)

The teachings of Jesus result in division among those who hear His message. [68 minutes]
37 John 8 1-11 Grace and Truth (John 8:1-11)

The Pharisees bring an adulteress before Jesus to test His interpretation of the Law of Moses. Jesus upholds the process of the law while demonstrating God's grace in restoring the woman who had fallen in sin. [66 minutes]
38 John 8 12-20 The Light of the World (John 8:12-20)

The Pharisees challenge Jesus' claim to be the light of the world. Jesus indicates that they don't know Him because they don't know the Father Who sent Him. [63 minutes]
39 John 8 21-30 Claims, Confusion, and Conversions (John 8:21-30)

Jesus makes powerful claims in the midst of skeptics resulting in the conversion of many. [70 minutes]
40 John 8 31-33 One Kind of Faith (John 8:31-33)

It is one thing to believe in Jesus. It is another to abide in His Word as a disciple in order to know the truth and experience freedom. [69 minutes]
41 John 8 34-47 Lies and Murder (John 8:34-47)

By their lies and desire to murder Jesus, the Pharisees prove to be sons of the devil rather than true sons of Abraham. [67 minutes]
42 John 8 48-59 The Great I AM (John 8:48-59)

The Jews attempt to stone Jesus for explaining that He existed before father Abraham and for identifying Himself as the great "I AM" of Exodus 3. [54 minutes]
43 John 9 1-12 How the Blind Can See, Part 1 (John 9:1-12)

Jesus gives sight to a man who was born blind revealing the works of God. [72 minutes]
44 John 9 13-23 How the Blind Can See, Part 2 (John 9:13-23)

Jesus gives sight to a man who was born blind revealing the works of God. [71 minutes]
45 John 9 24-34 How the Blind Can See, Part 3 (John 9:24-34)

Jesus gives sight to a man who was born blind revealing the works of God. [65 minutes]
46 John 9 35-41 How the Blind Can See, Part 4 (John 9:35-41)

Jesus gives sight to a man who was born blind revealing the works of God. [62 minutes]
47 John 10 1-10 Jesus the Good Shepherd, Part 1 (John 10:1-10)

Jesus is the Good Shepherd Who gives His life for the sheep which follow after Him. [64 minutes]
48 John 10 11-18 Jesus the Good Shepherd, Part 2 (John 10:11-18)

Jesus is the Good Shepherd Who gives His life for the sheep which follow after Him. [64 minutes]
49 John 10 19-31 Attempted Murder, Part 1 (John 10:19-31)

Unbelieving Jews attempt to stone the Great Shepherd in reaction to His claim of equality with God. [73 minutes]
50 John 10 32-42 Attempted Murder, Part 2 (John 10:32-42)

Unbelieving Jews attempt to stone Jesus for making Himself God. [61 minutes]
51 John 11 1-16 His Way or Our Way? (John 11:1-16)

Jesus delays in responding to a sick man so that an even greater work of God might be made manifest. [66 minutes]
52 John 11 17-28 From Frustration to Faith (John 11:17-28)

Martha responds in faith in the bold claim of Jesus that He is "the resurrection and the life" and that those who believe in Him will live beyond death. [71 minutes]
53 John 11 29-37 A Man of Sorrows (John 11:29-37)

After weeping at the site where Lazarus lies dead, Jesus prepares to raise Lazarus from the dead. [70 minutes]
54 John 11 38-45 The Best is Yet to Come (John 11:38-45)

Jesus demonstrates His power over death by raising a man who has been dead for four days. [69 minutes]
55 John 11 46-57 The Power of Unbelief (John 11:46-57)

Would unbelief vanish in the face of sufficient evidence? The reaction of the Pharisees to Jesus' raising of Lazarus demonstrates otherwise. [70 minutes]
56 John 12 1-11 What is Worship? (John 12:1-11)

Mary worships Jesus at great expense by anointing Him with fragrant oil. [70 minutes]
57 John 12 12-19 The Triumphal Entry (John 12:12-19)

Jesus rides into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday fulfilling predictions by Zechariah (Zec. 9:9) and Daniel (Dan. 9:25) concerning the manner and timing of His presentation as king to Israel. [70 minutes]
58 John 12 20-26 Discipleship: Its Definition and Importance (John 12:20-26)

Becoming a disciple of Jesus is a costly, life-long process. [79 minutes]
59 John 12 27-31 What Am I Doing Here? (John 12:27-31)

Our purpose in life is closely connected with God’s ultimate purpose for the ages: to glorify Himself. [68 minutes]
60 John 12 32-36 A Suffering Messiah? (John 12:32-36)

Jesus urges His listeners to respond in faith while He is still in their midst. [74 minutes]
61 John 12 37-43 Smarter Than Jesus? (John 12:37-43)
Many religious leaders reject Jesus while others who believe refuse to confess their faith due to the fear of man. [1 hour 10 minutes]
62 John 12 44-50 Thankful for What? (John 12:44-50)
Jesus did not come to judge, but to save the world. Those who reject Him are judged by God's Word while those who trust in Him gain eternal life. [1 hour 14 minutes]
63 John 13 1 Introduction to the Upper Room Discourse (John 13:1)
The intimate time during which Jesus taught His disciples on the night of His betrayal lays the foundation for understanding much that follows in the New Testament. [1 hour 6 minutes]
64 John 13 1-11 Our Two Washings (John 13:1-11)
Believers are "bathed" upon placing their faith in Christ. Thereafter, they continue "washing" as a means of remaining in fellowship with the Father. [1 hour 17 minutes]
65 John 13 12-17 How to Be Blessed (John 13:12-17)
Jesus promises a blessing for those who follow in His example of servant-hood. [1 hour 16 minutes]
66 John 13 18-19 History in Advance (John 13:18-19)
At the Last Supper, Jesus demonstrates His divine foreknowledge by identifying His betrayer in advance. [1 hour 1 minute]
67 John 13 20-30 The Test of Time (John 13:20-30)
Jesus identifies His betrayer who subsequently departs leaving Jesus alone with His genuine disciples. [1 hour 13 minutes]
68 John 13 31-35 The Ultimate Argument (John 13:31-35)
Disciples of Jesus are known by their love for one another. [1 hour 19 minutes]
69 John 13 36-38 Not By Might Nor By Power (John 13:36-38)
We will not succeed in God’s work when done "our way." Instead, we must wait on the Lord and submit to the work of His Spirit in our lives. [1 hour 8 minutes]
70 John 14 1-4 Did Jesus Refer to the Rapture? - Part 1 (John 14:1-4)
What did Jesus mean when He promised to return and receive believers to Himself? [1 hour 4 minutes]
71 John 14 1-4 Did Jesus Refer to the Rapture? - Part 2 (John 14:1-4)
What did Jesus mean when He promised to return and receive believers to Himself? [1 hour 7 minutes]
72 John 14 1-4 Did Jesus Refer to the Rapture? - Part 3 (John 14:1-4)
What did Jesus mean when He promised to return and receive believers to Himself? [1 hour 9 minutes]
73 John 14 1-4 Did Jesus Refer to the Rapture? - Part 4 (John 14:1-4)
What did Jesus mean when He promised to return and receive believers to Himself? [1 hour 6 minutes]
74 John 14 1-4 Did Jesus Refer to the Rapture? - Part 5 (John 14:1-4)
What did Jesus mean when He promised to return and receive believers to Himself? [1 hour 15 minutes]
75 John 14 5-7 Only One Way? (John 14:5-7)
Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Him. [1 hour 17 minutes]
76 John 14 8-14 Praying in Jesus' Name (John 14:8-14)
Believers will do greater works than Jesus through dependence upon the Holy Spirit whom Jesus would send upon His departure. [1 hour 14 minutes]
77 John 14 15-20 Loving God? (John 14:15-20)
We demonstrate our love for Jesus by keeping His commandments. [1 hour 15 minutes]
78 John 14 21-26 The Benefits of Obedience (John 14:21-26)
Jesus reveals Himself to those who love and obey Him. [1 hour 5 minutes]
79 John 14 27-31 The Peace of Christ (John 14:27-31)
Even though Jesus was soon to depart, the disciples could have peace knowing the Holy Spirit would be sent in His absence. [1 hour 11 minutes]

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