Beholding Jesus

A Study in the Gospel of John

Fish for Breakfast

February 26, 2023 • David Windham • John 21

At the conclusion of John's Gospel in chapter 21, we see that Jesus is our greatest help in every need, forgiving us and freeing us of the guilt of our past failures. He proves once again that He will be faithful forever, having our future securely in His hands.

The Missionary Purpose of John's Gospel

February 19, 2023 • David Windham • John 20:30–31

At the end of John chapter 20, we see and hear the witness of the Word. John describes for us not only what Jesus did during His earthly ministry, but why He came to serve on our behalf.

Resurrection Assurance

February 12, 2023 • David Windham • John 20:19–29

John chapter 20 gives us a clear picture of the assurance we have in the resurrection of Jesus. Not only is the message and mission made clear, we find the answer for life's doubts and disappointments.

Resurrection Hope

February 5, 2023 • David Windham • John 20:1–18

In John chapter 20, we see that the Resurrection not only addresses all our fears, but give us a calming assurance that He is with us and one day we will join Him in the place He has prepared for us.

The Accomplishment of Jesus

January 29, 2023 • David Windham • John 19:16–42

In John 19, not only do we see the person of Jesus as the King, we also see the purpose of Jesus as the crucified Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world. Additionally, we catch a glimpse of our privilege in Jesus as those He came to restore and redeem unto Himself.

Behold, the Man!

January 22, 2023

In John chapter 19, we see Pilate attempting to appease the religious leaders out of fear. Meanwhile, Jesus is humbly submitting to the Father's will while being subjected to humiliation and sentenced to death.

The Trial of Jesus, pt2

January 15, 2023 • David Windham • John 18:28–40

In the later half of John 18, we see the illegal trial of Jesus move into the civil phase. We get a look at the nature of the true King as we see the faithfulness of Jesus and the clarity of His word.

The Trial of Jesus, pt1

January 8, 2023 • David Windham • John 18:12–27

In John 18, we see the mock trial of Jesus, the True High Priest, While He refused to answer questions about His disciples, Jesus was quick to speak regarding His teaching in public for all to see and hear.

The Arrest of Jesus

January 1, 2023 • David Windham • John 18:1–14

In John 18, we see the deceitfulness of sin and our great need for the only substitute for that sin; our incredible Savior Jesus. He rescues His people and drinks the cup of God's wrath on our behalf.

The High Priestly Prayer, pt3

December 25, 2022 • David Windham • John 17:20–26

In part 3 of the High Priestly Prayer in John 17, we see Jesus praying for those who would believe, and that the Gospel would be proclaimed through them. It's clear that Jesus desires the best for His people.

The High Priestly Prayer, pt2

December 18, 2022 • David Windham • John 17:6–19

In John's account of the High Priestly prayer in chapter 17, we see Jesus praying for spiritual focus, protection, and devotion for His disciples.

The High Priestly Prayer, pt1

December 11, 2022 • David Windham • John 17:1–8

In John chapter 17, we see the High Priestly Prayer of Jesus. Throughout John's Gospel, we see Jesus looking ahead to "His hour", which is now upon Him. Jesus came to this moment for God's purpose and His people. As the hour approaches, we see the deep love Jesus has for His disciples and for us.

Kept From Stumbling in Every Season

December 4, 2022 • David Windham • John 16:4–33

In John 16, we find great assurance in the presence of the Holy Spirit. We can rest in knowing God and trusting Jesus to give us joy, even during life's trials.

Truth in Advertising

November 27, 2022 • David Windham • John 15:18—16:4

In this passage, we see Jesus speaking, not only about the hatred of the world toward His disciples, but also a greater judgement yet to come. In addition, we also see His promise of the powerful witness of the Holy Spirit.

The Transforming Love of Jesus

November 20, 2022 • David Windham • John 15:12–17

In John 15:12-17, we see that Jesus Himself is the foundation of our love. He not only calls us friends, but also calls us to be set apart for the privilege of bearing spiritual fruit for His kingdom.