January 2021

NT1-4, #25 “You Must Be Born Again” Part Two: (Chapter Two: JESUS: Starting Up the Ministry) John 3:4-13

We move from Part One – The Inquiry of Nicodemus (3:1-3) to Part Two: The Insight for Nicodemus (3:4-6), The Indictment of Nicodemus (3:9-12) The Illustrations for Nicodemus (3:14,15) The Illumination of Nicodemus (3:16-21) Bring it Home as you Listen for LIFE!



NT1-4 Sermon 24 “You Must Be Born Again!” (Chapter Two: JESUS – Starting Up the Ministry) John 3:1-21

NT1-4 Sermon 24 – “You Must Be Born Again!” John 3:1-21 This passage of Scripture has been preached possibly more than any other. The focus is on Jesus carefully explaining the need for people to be Born Again. Salvation by grace through faith. Not of ourselves, lest anyone should boast. (Ephesians 2:8,9) Pastor Pete will […]



New Year’s Sermon: NT1-4 Sermon 23: “Spring House Cleaning” (Chapter Two: JESUS – Starting Up the Ministry) John 2:13-25

In this first Sunday of 2021 we begin with a providential message from John’s Gospel: “Spring House Cleaning” Jesus Cleanses the Temple. 1. Jesus Cleanses the Physical Temple. (2:13-17); 2. Jesus Claims to be the True Temple. (2:18-22) 3. Jesus Clarifies Who is the True Spiritual Temple. (2:23-25) Bring it Home as you Listen for […]



December 2020

NT1-4 Sermon #22 WATER into WINE: The First Miracle! John 2:1-12

In this Christmas Season, gift-giving is a wonderful part of the celebration of Christmas. A wedding is no different. Our expectations abound when we attend a wedding and the reception afterward.  Jesus, His disciples, and His mother, Mary were all in attendance. One problem: they ran out of wine. What to do? To the rescue: […]



November 2020

NT1-4 Sermon 20 “The First Disciples: Biblical Discipleship Defined” John 1:35-51

NT1-4 Sermon #20 “The First Disciples: Biblical Discipleship Defined” In this message Pastor Pete outlines five indisputable truths for disciples, true followers of Jesus Christ. As Jesus called these first disciples to Himself, He asked five pertinent questions that remain relevant for disciples of Christ today. Bring it Home as you Listen for LIFE!



NT1-4 Sermon 19 The Testimony of John the Baptist (Chapter Two: JESUS – Starting Up the Ministry) John 1:19-32

NT1-4 Sermon 19 The Testimony of John the Baptist – John 1:19-32   In this message Pastor Pete preaches from the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. Bring it Home as you Listen for LIFE! 



NT1-4 Sermon 18 “The Temptation of Jesus Christ” (Chapter Two: Starting Up the Ministry) Matthew 4:1-11; Mark 1:12,13; Luke 4:1-13 Other Selected Scriptures

NT1-4 Sermon #18 The Temptation of Jesus Christ – Matthew 4:1-11; Mark 1:12,13; Luke 4:1-13 and other selected scriptures. We have only one Enabler: The Holy Spirit. We have one and only one Enemy: Satan. We have unseen Encouragers: Angels. We have One and Only Savior and Victor: Jesus Christ. Bring it Home as you […]



NT1-4 Sermon 17 “Glorious Genealogies” Part Two: (Chapter Two: JESUS – Starting Up the Ministry) Luke 3:23-38

“Glorious Genealogies” – Part Two. (Luke 3:23-38) In this passage of Scripture Luke takes us on a journey from the present to the beginning. From the life of Christ to Adam as the son of God. The genealogical record is of the utmost importance to clarify and end any dispute as to the integrity of […]



NT1-4 Sermon 16 “Life Lessons From the Ministry of John the Baptist” (Chapter Two: JESUS – Starting Up the Ministry) Selected Scriptures

NT1-4 Sermon #16 “Life Lessons from the Ministry of John the Baptist” Selected Scriptures. In looking at John the Baptist’s life and ministry we find many principles for our lives and ministries today. Bring it Home as you Listen for LIFE!



October 2020

NT1-4 Sermon 15 “The Baptism of Jesus” (Chapter Two: JESUS – Starting Up the Ministry) Matthew 3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 3:21,22

NT1-4 Sermon 15 “The Baptism of Jesus” (Chapter Two: JESUS – Starting Up the Ministry) Matthew 3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 3:21,22    John the Baptist’s ministry was the baptism of repentance. Jesus came to John to be baptized. Jesus was sinless. He was perfect. Why did Jesus come to be baptized by John when He […]