Sermons on John

What is the Bread of Life?

“What is the Bread of Life?” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Questions We Must Ask” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. August 5, 2018  John 6:28-35 28Then they said to him, “What must we do to perform the works of God?” 29Jesus answered them, “This is the work of God, that you […]

Grapes or Gripes

“Grapes or Gripes” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Proving Resurrection Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. April 29, 2018   John 15:1-8 1“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower. 2He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more […]

A Leap of Faith

“A Leap of Faith” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Proving Resurrection Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. April 8, 2018   John 20:19-31 19When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus […]

Palms, Parades, and Problems

“Palms, Parades, and Problems” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Life and Death Matters Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. March 25, 2018 John 12:12-16 12The next day the great crowd that had come to the festival heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem.  13So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet […]

Death, Darkness, and Denial

“Death, Darkness, and Denial” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Life and Death Matters Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. March 18, 2018 John 12:20-36 20Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. 21They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, “Sir, we wish […]

Life, Light, and Love

‘Life, Light, and Love’ a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Life and Death Matters Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. March 11, 2018 John 3:14-21 14And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, 15that whoever believes in him may have eternal life. 16’For God […]

Religion, Politics, ….?

“Religion, Politics, and…?” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Life and Death Matters Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. March 4, 2018 John 2:13-22 13The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14In the temple he found people selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. […]