That You May Believe
A study of the 7 "I Am" statements of Jesus
I Am the True Vine
April 2, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • John 15:1–17
"I am the true vine... Remain in me, and I in you. Just as a branch is unable to produce fruit by itself unless it remains on the vine, neither can you unless you remain in me." These words from Jesus help to remind us of our need for Him. Listen to this important and timely message from Pastor Jay as we near the end of this sermon series.
I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life
March 26, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • John 14:1–11
In John chapter 14, Jesus tells his disciples that he is going to prepare a place for them in his Father's house. But how can they get there? Listen to Pastor Jay's sermon about this famous statement from Jesus to learn about how it applies to us today.
I Am the Resurrection and the Life
March 19, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • John 11:1–44
One of the most notable miracles that Jesus performed while he was on earth was raising Lazarus from the dead. Not only is it important because of what happened to Lazarus, though, but also because of the "I am" statement that Jesus gives during the account. Listen to Pastor Jay's message about this passage to see how the story informs our faith.
I Am the Gate
March 5, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • John 10:1–10
One of the many illustrations that Jesus gave during his time on earth is that of the sheep and the gate. In it, he says that we are the sheep and he is the only gate to the sheep pen. But what does this mean, and why is it important for us? Listen to this sermon as Pastor Jay speaks about Jesus as the shepherd and warns against false shepherds.
I Am the Light of the World
February 26, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • John 8:12
In the Bible, there is a lot of imagery about light versus dark. And as a fulfillment of all that imagery, Jesus claims to be the light of the world. There are many forms that Jesus' light can take – listen to this message from Pastor Jay as he talks about this light that Jesus brings to the world.
I Am the Bread of Life
February 19, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • John 6
In the first of the "I Am" statements from the Gospel of John, Jesus claims to be the "bread of life." What does this mean and how does it affect us today? Take a listen to this powerful sermon from the second week of our sermon series on who Jesus is.
Believe and Live
February 12, 2023 • Jay Hardwick • John 20:30–31
This week, we begin a new sermon series about Jesus' seven "I Am" statements from the Gospel of John. To start off, we must establish John's purpose in writing these statements and what we should believe about Jesus as a result. Who do you say that Jesus is?