The Crucifixion

The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, The Son of God : John 19 The Gospel of John is different from the other three Gospel accounts of Jesus’ life and ministry, death and resurrection. John’s Gospel gives us a lot of symbolism to point us to the truth of who Jesus the Christ actually is, and His mission on behalf of the Father. John’s Gospel is focused on Judea, not Galilee. Much of the narrative takes place…

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Jesus or Judas? John 12 and 13

Jesus or Judas? Thoughts from John 12 and 13 Submitted by Doug Cowan on Thu, 01/08/2015 – 16:29 Some thoughts for the radio program to record for the week of January 11 : dictated on the way to Bakersfield From John chapter 12 and 13 We can compare the person of our Lord Jesus Christ with the person of Judas Iscariot. What we see in John chapter 12 is that Jesus has raised Lazarus from…

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John 9: Healing the Man Born Blind

John 9 Healing the Man Born Blind Submitted by Doug Cowan on Fri, 11/14/2014 – 17:00 The account of this healing really begins back in chapter 8 when Jesus says “I am the light of the world” and from that statement on the Jewish leadership and Jesus Christ had quite a dialogue of conflict. At the end of chapter 8 Jesus says “I tell you the truth before Abraham even existed I am!” And at…

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Jesus in the Family Business

John 8:32-47 On Jesus Being in the Family Business Submitted by Doug Cowan on Thu, 09/25/2014 – 11:15 One of the most important elements of our Christian life is discovering just who we are “in Christ” and living out that life and life-style in this world. We are God’s “sons” and if we are sons then we are heirs! (Romans 8). We are now members of the King’s own family, and God is our “Father.”…

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Woman Caught in Adultery

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September 7 at Central Park : John Chapter 8 Submitted by Doug Cowan on Sun, 09/07/2014 – 07:40 Today we are looking at John chapter Eight, and the Woman Caught in Adultery. There’s a lot to this – and here are my notes for the morning: John 8 : Woman Caught in Adultery Here is a link to the full 55 minute version of John 8 and the Woman Caught in Adultery. It includes music,…

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Jesus Bread of Life

Sunday, August 17 at The Living Room Jesus Bread of Life This Sunday morning we will be gathering at The Living Room at the Cowan’s home in Bear Valley Springs to worship, celebrate, and prepare for the challenges of the week ahead. Come and join us as we meet 10:00am, followed by a Pot Luck Lunch at 12:00 noon. It’s a sweet time of conversation, praying for each other, encouraging each other, and studying God’s…

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The Heart of God

January 5th at the Living Room : The Heart of God Considered Submitted by Doug Cowan on Thu, 01/02/2014 – 21:25 This Sunday we will be remembering why the Church has celebrated Epiphany for centuries, and we will be considering the heart of our Father God. From the first chapter of Genesis, to the first chapter of John’s Gospel, we will look at God’s heart’s desire to fix what is dark, void, without form, and…

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