The Work of the Spirit

The Work of the Spirit

John 16:5-15 - Ben Hernandez. Jesus tells his disciples that when he goes, the Spirit will come. The only thing better than God besides us, is God inside us.

Chosen out of the World

Chosen out of the World

John 15:18-16:4 - Ben Hernandez. Jesus didn't promise us an easy life without suffering, but he didn't hide this in the fine print either. In today's passage Jesus warns his disciples that the world will hate them just as they hated him.

Another Helper

Another Helper

John 14:15-31 - Ben Hernandez. Though Jesus is soon leaving his disciples where we are in the narrative of the Gospel of John, he leaves them with words of encouragement and a promise: that the Holy Spirit would come and abide with them.

The Cure for a Troubled Heart

The Cure for a Troubled Heart

John 14:1-14 - Ben Hernandez. In this world we will have many troubled. Today Jesus offers the cure to a troubled heart: himself.

Committed Discipleship

Committed Discipleship

John 13:31-38 - Ben Hernandez. This week we finish up chapter 13 in our series through John. Jesus gives believers a new commandment, and we can learn what it means to be a committed disciple.

Betrayal and Belief

Betrayal and Belief

John 13:18-30 - Ben Hernandez. This week in our series through the Gospel of John, "Encountering Jesus," Jesus and his disciples have their passover meal, and Judas leaves to betray him.

The King Who Took up the Towel

The King Who Took up the Towel

John 13:1-17 - Ben Hernandez. Today in our series Encountering Jesus through the Gospel of John, we come to the passage of Jesus washing his disciples' feet, showing us that follow Jesus means to put down our pride and pick up the towel.

A Different Kind of King

A Different Kind of King

John 12:12-36 - Ben Hernandez. The next place in our series through John we come to is Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, who comes as a different king than expected.

Love and Devotion

Love and Devotion

John 12:1-11 - Ben Hernandez. Continuing in our series through the Gospel of John, today we look at the story of Mary anointing Jesus with oil, asking ourselves the question, "How devoted are you to Jesus?".

A Defining Moment

A Defining Moment

John 10:22-42 - Ben Hernandez. This week we pick back up in our series Encountering Jesus, looking at a defining moment for believers and unbelievers in Jesus' public ministry.