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Scripture: John

The Wedding at Cana

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Speaker: Terry Virgo

Text: John 2:1-10

While attending a wedding, Jesus demonstrates his power and authority by turning water into wine. He calls us to surrender our lives entirely to him.

How the Gospel Moves From Friend to Friend, Part 2

How The Gospel Moves From Friend to Friend (Part 2)

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: John 1:43

In the second part of this series, PJ shares how we can continue to become more effective witnesses for Jesus Christ.

Afterlife: Death, Hell, Heaven, Part 1

Death

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: John 11

Death is not your end. Death is not the beginning of your end. Death is just the end of your beginning.

I Am, Part 7

I Am the True Vine

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 15:1-11

We bear fruit for God's glory by abiding in Christ.

I Am, Part 6

I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life

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Speaker: Jamie Leach

Text: John 10:1-6

Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in Jesus. He is the Way, the Truth, and the Life.

I Am, Part 5

I Am the Good Shepherd

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 10:1-18

Jesus is the good shepherd who lays down his life for the sheep.

I Am, Part 4

I Am the Resurrection and the Life

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Speaker: Greg S.

Text: John 11:1-44

Resurrection life dawns bright in the valley of the shadow of death.

I Am, Part 3

I Am the Bread of Life

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 6:22-59

Jesus is the divine Son of the Father, the true bread who came down from heaven and died to give eternal life to everyone who will truly believe in Him.

I Am, Part 2

I Am the Door

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Speaker: Keith Welton

Text: John 10:1-10

Jesus is the door to life with God and we must enter through him.

I Am, Part 1

I Am the Light of the World

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: John 8:12

Jesus says, "I Am the Light of the World."

What Child Is This?, Part 1

God With Us

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Text: John 1:1-18

Our holy God has come in human flesh to give us life and grace.

Walking in the Light of Jesus

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Speaker: Scott Redd

Text: 1 John 1:5-9

Let the Gospel of Jesus Christ be a light to you when all the lights go out.

Worthy14, Part 3

Be Born Again

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Speaker: Brian Davis

Text: John 3:1-18

Jesus tells Nicodemus that he must be born twice in order to have eternal life.

Worthy14, Part 1

Follow Me

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Speaker: Dave Brewer

Text: John 6:66-69

Jesus asks his disciples an important question in John 6, and he asks us the question today as well. Following Jesus is recognizing Him for who He is, and surrendering your entire life to Him.

Resurrection Life Right Now

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: John 5:24-29

Resurrection is in everyone's future. Believe in the words of Jesus, and you will be resurrected to life, not judgment.

Do Not Disbelieve, But Believe

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: John 20:1-31

The resurrection reveals that there is no one else like Jesus Christ. Jesus asks us to believe in him as nothing less than the only perfect God-man who has given his life to rescue sinners from the wrath of God.

Joined with Jesus

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Speaker: Jesse Jarvis

Text: John 15:1-5

As Christ's church, everything God says we are and everything God calls us to do is the result of our being joined with Jesus.

Love That Conquers Shame

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Speaker: Eric Simmons

Text: John 4:1-30

When facing the shame of sin, the temptation is always to run away or work ourselves back into righteousness. Instead, we should run toward Jesus.

God So Loved the World

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: John 3:16-18

Does the news that God loves you mean much to you? The love of God is, in fact, shockingly good news because it's wholly undeserved yet available to anyone who believes in Jesus Christ.

Worthy12, Part 7

Ministry Night

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Speaker: Dave Brewer

Text: John 16

Dave Brewer led the ministry night by teaching from John 16, looking at just some of the things that Jesus tells us the Holy Spirit does for us.

Worthy12, Part 4

What Do You Worship?

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Speaker: Jefferson Bethke

Text: John 4

From John 4, Jeff Bethke taught us that everything we do in life as Christians should be done as an act of worship to God, both in Spirit and in truth.

Worthy12, Part 1

Become What You Are

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Speaker: Dave Brewer

Text: 1 John 2:3-4

God wants us to be sure of our salvation, which is why He gives us tests in 1 John to objectively evaluate our lives by. In the opening message of Worthy 2012, Dave Brewer encouraged the teens to evaluate their life through their obedience to the Word of God. This is the opening message to the "become what you are" theme of the retreat.

Women Passionate for God's Glory, Part 3

A Passion for Holiness: The Life of Frances Ridley Havergal

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Speaker: Sharon James

Text: 1 John 1:5-2:6

Frances Ridley Havergal, who was to become one of the best-known Christian writers of the nineteenth century, was born in 1836 in a tiny hamlet in the depths of the Worcestershire countryside in England. She chose to serve as a single woman, and throughout her short life (she died at the age of 42), she was engaged in a range of extraordinarily productive ministries. Her hymn, “Take my life, and let it be consecrated, Lord, to Thee,” sums up the passion of her life.

The Spirit-Filled Church

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Speaker: Terry Virgo

Text: John 13:33

To be a Christian is to be with Jesus, and Jesus promised not to leave us as orphans even though he was going to the right hand of the Father in heaven. The coming of the Holy Spirit is the fulfillment of that promise, so that we can have Jesus with us even now.

Choice, Promise, Motivation

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Speaker: J.D. Greear

Text: John 12:24-28

The life of the nations comes only through the death of the church.

Love

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: John 13:34-35

Jesus calls love a commandment, not a suggestion, not a nice ideal, not an optional plan for when times are good. Following Jesus means loving others sacrificially, even when there is difficulty and disagreement.

Persecution and Heresy in the Ancient Church, Part 3

Gnosticism, Marcionism, and Montanism

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: John 1:1

This class examines some ancient heresies which threatened the church in the second and third centuries. Pressure from these errors led to the development of the canon of Scripture.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 6

Changed Relationships Through Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 1 John 3:10

As children adopted by God, all our relationships change, including our relationships with other believers, with the world, and with sin and Satan.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 1

The Significance of the Doctrine

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 1 John 3:1

Adoption is not merely a grand illustration, nor a lofty doctrine, but a profound spiritual reality for believers - the fullest, richest picture of God's eternal purpose.