Sermons by Marcus Nodder (Page 2)

I am (8) – I am (Lunchtime)

John 8:58 The problem with time is that it is finite. We only have so much of it. Rich people can’t buy more hours; scientists can’t invent more minutes. And all too soon our time will be up. We’re trapped in time, finite but longing for the infinite. We need more than time management gurus. We need Jesus, who said, ‘Before Abraham was, I am’.

I am (7) – I am the resurrection and the life (Lunchtime)

John 11:25-26 Freud was onto something when he said ‘No-one really believes in their own death’. But we will all die one day. If only there were someone who had the power to stand up to death, and take it on, and defeat it, and save us from it. But who would dare to claim they had that kind of power? Jesus did. Listen in as we continue to look at his astonishing ‘I am’ claims.

I am (4) – I am the true vine

John 15:1-17We only live once – YOLO as the slogan goes. This isn’t a dry-run. This is it. And so we all want to make the most of it. But how do we do that? How do we make our lives count for something? What is a successful life? Jesus tells us as he teaches about himself being the true vine.

I am (3) – I am the way

John 14:6 For many people their biggest problem with Christianity can be summed up in one word: ‘exclusivity’ – the claim that Jesus is the only way to God. How could he make such a claim? Was he right? And how can anyone believe that in our multi-religious society?