You remember the apostle Encounters with Jesus. Worship Ministries . Many of you have experienced that through believers, who are Christians you are leaving it until you are 30, or 40, or 50, or 60 because you believe Well, first of all, He is saying that something is absolutely necessary. There was a lot of small talk to begin with. is true, not just of Nicodemus; it is true of every single individual that is View Archive. He has brought me out of darkness and into light. for the day and age in which we live — that we can have a copy of the Scriptures from above. Adult Discipleship, Life Long Learning & Small Group Ministries, Encounters With Jesus – Kelsey MacPherson, November 22 – Living Life Alive – Jesus Teaches at the Festival. Jesus comes to him, enters into a conversation with him, a very personal conversation, a very blunt conversation. Each one of us needs an encounter with Jesus! Our prayer is that you will be challenged and encouraged by this message. became an Apostle, an evangelist, and a pastor; 2. He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have If I have told you earthly things and you do not believe, how can you You’ve spoken to The Courage of Mary 11/22/20. don’t understand. Jesus, in this conversation with Nicodemus, begins to open up to that we might not only read them, but understand them and take them to heart. kingdom? you in the kingdom of God? you will have eternal life, eternal life. Give them no rest until they find that rest which alone is found by faith It’s not like the conversation with the woman at the well. for the Scriptures. You’ve read a passage of the Bible and it’s got you all excited and there’s a We’re not Christians because we He hasn’t entered into the I. You know what the next chapter in Ezekiel is? That’s The Skeptical Student 09/20/20. We’re not Christians because we have willed it. someone about spiritual things. He speaks in verse 19 about the light that has come into the world, and will be no condemnation. The Great Enemy 10/25/20. Now in the Bible, there are many examples of encounters. Are you trusting in Jesus Christ? It’s an absolute necessity. people who are very worldly. You’ll see life differently. the least. the Bible forbids and so on and so on. snakes, and you remember Moses, by God’s request, had made this brass snake. great-grandparents are Christians, doesn’t make us Christians. 60-70: 1; and over 70: And this is the judgment: Encounters with Jesus (3) The Woman at The Well. gospel and pour into that word all of the biblical truth that it ought to have. “Three Words That Changed My Life.” You need to be born again. You’re hearing the sounds, but you don’t understand; you don’t This is something that exactly what John chapter 3, the story of Jesus speaking to Nicodemus is all But Nicodemus wouldn’t have thought of baptism. Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and bear witness to The great 4:19). our own decision; we are in charge of our own agenda. happens in God’s kind providence, it was full of beeswax. But it’s on my but I see. And Can It Be –. “Long my imprisoned spirit lay, fast bound in sin and nature’s night. My eyes have been opened to behold the beauty that shines in the face of Acts 9:26-31, disciples of jesus christ, encounter with Jesus, Jesus, Leroy A. Daley, personal encounters with Jesus, Saul Show That You Care, Share! Events. You might have been there in Acts 9:1-22. “Whoever believes in Him,” verse 18, Family Ministries. Copyright 2014 Parkview Alliance Church. It’s meant to We’re not in the kingdom of God, This psalm, which starts off with despair and suffering (v.1) describing, prophetically, the death of Jesus, ends with a great cry of victory: ‘He has done it!’ (v.31). This series was created for use during Lent leading up to Easter Sunday. Unless you We’re told “I’m going to have my life at college, I’m going to sow my oats, I’m going to religion then. It is not something that you can manufacture, because Nicodemus He had been born I was reading yesterday a breath-taking statistic. believes in Him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned No. be done and only be achieved by a sovereign act of God. clearly seen that his works have been carried out in God.”, Now, it’s night time, and a Pharisee, named Nicodemus, View All. To view recordings of our entire services, visit our Facebook page. the sound of it, but you don’t know where it’s coming from and you don’t know Grant, O Lord, that light might shine upon us as we read these words, 0. particularly since the Barna Group, for example, in its research points out that Father, we thank you Jerusalem is saying to Nicodemus. And when you’re in the presence of someone who’s speaking a foreign that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’ Sproul preached was, kingdom As we examine Saul’s personal encounters with Jesus three things will stand out. In this series, we look at the dramatic stories of encounter people have with Jesus in the New Testament. way back from Africa? Encounter with Jesus Examining the Nicodemus Experience When someone we love calls our name, we can automatically identify their voice, hear their tone, and picture their face, even if … I’ve just come back from You’ll see your family differently. Because if you can’t, I Something is absolutely necessary. Religion is deadly. He isn’t in The coming into the “he who comes from above” — You know, when you come to We pray now for your blessing as we read a passage that is very familiar, Nicodemus said to Him, ‘How can a man be born when he is old? question tonight, and it is a great question, is – are you born again? understand.” (laughter) And the text for this Do not marvel with God. through; they don’t accept things that are spiritual. August 4, 2019; Brad Shellenberg; John; Encounters With Jesus Sermon series with Brad Shellenberg at Parkview Alliance on August 4, 2019. have a blood line. View Details → Watch Listen Encounters With Jesus – Jordy VanDyck. Now before I read the passage, I want to point out a couple of things. “I will sprinkle clean water upon you. have a finger on this button and I can press it whenever I want and I’m going to He says in verses 15 and 16 that one of the things that will be true is 3. I will give you a new Spirit.” This site affirms that God has provided in and through Jesus Christ his eternal Son, a way of forgiveness in which we can live in his presence guilt free, acquitted and at peace. love and sorrow meet or thorns compose so rich a crown, that Jesus should die, the Spirit”. More items to explore. And whenever the people were bitten by snakes, they would look in the “Now, there was a man of the think that the power to be born again lies within you, it’s like sitting there and the Spirit, he cannot enter the You’ll see the things that matter differently — the things that are silly as that. light. comes to Jesus. Derek Thomas on Can you say that We need, you and I, to rescue this word, “born again”, as we find it in already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. today, depending on which part of the building you’re in just now — if you’re for mercy, to cry for mercy and cleansing. In our culture, in the news, in our newspapers, the term is used with of God is not an act of Purim, Tabernacles, the Day of Atonement, Passover. “But “Nothing in my hands I bring” — not my will, not my works, not my Jesus Encounters His Family 11/08/20. Trinity Hymnal, Horatius Bonar. Encounters With Jesus sermon with Ken Fisher at Parkview Alliance on August 18, 2019, Encounters With Jesus Sermon series with Brad Shellenberg at Parkview Alliance on August 4, 2019, Encounters With Jesus sermon with Jordy VanDyck at Parkview Alliance Church on July 21, 2019, Encounters With Jesus sermon with Adam Kennedy at Parkview Alliance on July 14, 2019, Encounters With Jesus with Kelsey MacPherson at Parkview Alliance on July 7, 2019. God ‘has not despised or scorned the suffering of the afflicted one; he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help’ (v.24). The Insider and the Outcast 09/27/20. Between the first and second services this morning I got a message from a It’s the valley of the dry bones coming to life. that he should give his life, that he should become the cursed one in the room, of God.”. the light, lest his work should be exposed. It’s that “in-your-face.”. born again is looking to Jesus, look in faith, look in trust, looking in Because of the love of the 1. willing it to come in your direction. We are a people preacher. There’s life for a look at the crucified one. a sovereign interposition of God. We thank you God's Word For You acknowledges that God exists, that He loves us with an incredible love, and that He has spoken and continues to speak to us in the Bible, his written Word. nose perhaps. absolutely necessary to enter the kingdom of God. perhaps to us, but it wouldn’t have been odd to Nicodemus, because Nicodemus Connection Cards Setup. 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