Jesus Is and Was


Sermon Summary


August 30, 2020

Shawn Stinson





Primary: John 1:1-14


Who is Jesus?

Jesus is.

What is He asking of us?

He is asking us to believe in Him.

1. Intro to why we are studying the Gospel of John this Fall

2. Who was the Gospel of John written to?

a. John 20:30-31

b. Non-believers to come to faith (Missional)

c. Believers to continue in faith (Encouragement)

3. Jesus was from the beginning with God

a. Theological anchor

b. Colossians 1:15-18

4. Jesus is the light that overcomes the darkness

5. Jesus creates a new family for believers

6. Jesus dwells among us in radical intimacy

7. We must simply trust and believe in Him


"The gospel of John is a missional text toward helping people know who God is."

"We need to know and remember Jesus was with God and from the beginning it was good."

"From the beginning, God had a plan to be active in the world around us."