Anush A. John Podcast

Anush A. John Podcast
A collection of sermons preached at various places.

The Gates of Hell
Jul 10 • 58 min
How can a loving God send anyone to Hell? Is there a Hell? Why cant there be just heaven? This sermon explores the concept of Hell and answers many of these questions. by David Werbrouck on Unsplash
A Certain Hope
Jun 28 • 33 min
We are definitely living in an unprecedented season. Is it possible to have hope during these uncertain times?Photo by Faris Mohammed on Unsplash
Name Brand - A Sermon on Blessing
Jun 21 • 35 min
What is the real blessing that God gives us?24 “‘“The Lord bless you and keep you;25 the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you;26 the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”’27 “So they will put my name on the Israelites, and…
When God Broke
Apr 28 • 34 min
In this sermon, we will look at a well-known miracle of Jesus and learn how He is able to handle any insurmountable problem that we will face.Matthew 14:13-21Picture: Photo by Bruno Thethe on Unsplash
The Glory of Resistance - A Sermon on Temptation
Jan 26 • 31 min
In this sermon, we talk about Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness by the devil after 40 days of fasting. We discuss the difference between temptation and testing. Key phrase: The Depth of temptation’s promise is always shallower than the glory of…
The Guaranteed Game – A Sermon on Assurance
Nov 17, 2019 • 29 min
Hebrews 10:19-2519 Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body, 21 and since we have a great priest over the…
The Vestigial Veil - A Sermon on Access
Oct 13, 2019 • 32 min
Hebrews 4:14-16 14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we…
The Supernatural Neglect
Sep 22, 2019 • 30 min
Hebrews 2:1-41.0 The Greatness of our Gift – The Offer of Salvation.Hebrews 2:3 how shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation?…GDP 2018 IMF2.0 The Slowness of our Drift – The Neglect of SalvationHebrews 2:1, 3 Therefore we must pay much closer…
The Problem of Being
Jul 14, 2019 • 35 min
Leviticus 11-151. Difference from othersDietary laws– unclean for hours.Mark 7:15, 1915 Nothing outside a person can defile them by going into them. Rather, it is what comes out of a person that defiles them.”19 For it doesn’t go into their heart but into…
Scarred for Life – A Sermon on Doubt and Belief
Jun 9, 2019 • 32 min
John 20:24-291.0 Ignorance/Indifference/Intolerance24 Now Thomas one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came.2.0 Available Evidence2.1 The Prophecy of the resurrection.Matthew 16:21From that time on Jesus began to explain to his…
The One Question
May 12, 2019 • 34 min
The One QuestionThe Role of the Holy SpiritJohn 16:1-15A. In Relation to the Devoted Worshippers – He Co-Operates1. ComfortJohn 16:7 But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you;…
The Fog has Gone – A Sermon on Prayer
Apr 7, 2019 • 30 min
Discipline [1.0]Luke 11:1 The disciples asked Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray”Persistence [2.0]Luke 18 parableMatt 6:7 And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words..James 4:2-3 You do…
FC Anywhere – A Sermon on Oneness
Apr 7, 2019 • 45 min
Philippians 1:27-3027 Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit, striving together as one for…
Willing Compliance – A Sermon on Obedience
Apr 6, 2019 • 25 min
It is a hearing that takes place under the authority of the speaker, and that leads into willing compliance with the requests. [Adapted from JI Packer]1. Recognition of Authority [His Lordship]Romans 6:17 But thanks be to God that, though you used to be…
Thorns and Thistles – A Sermon on Opposition in Christian Ministry
Apr 6, 2019 • 50 min
Opposition in Christian ministry2 Corinthians 11:23-33Philippians 1:27 Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm…
How to Catch a Pomfret – A Sermon on Basic Biblical Interpretation
Apr 5, 2019 • 67 min
The Basics of Biblical Interpretation [1.0]The Literal Interpretation. [1.1]The dictionary sense: ” … the natural or usual construction and implication of writing or expression; following the ordinary and apparent sense of words; not allegorical or…
Dual Citizenship – A Sermon on Spiritual Conduct
Apr 5, 2019 • 40 min
Philippians 1:27Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit, striving together as one for the…
The Silence of the Lamb – A Sermon on Second Chances
Mar 24, 2019 • 36 min
John 8:1-111. The accusation v3-53 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery.5 In the Law Moses…
The Scourge in the Sign
Feb 24, 2019 • 34 min
The Scourge in the SignJohn 2:13-221. The Offence13 When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem.14 In the temple courts he found people selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money.a.…
The Last Second – A Sermon on Human Resurrection
Nov 25, 2018 • 32 min
On iTunes: Last SecondHuman Resurrection1 Corinthians 151 Corinthians 15:35 But someone will ask, “How are the dead raised? With what kind of body will they come?”1. The Last Second 21 For since death came through a man,…
The Remaining Time – A Sermon (Almost) on Marriage
Oct 28, 2018 • 33 min
On iTunes: 7:17-241. The Concept of Remaining 1 Corinthians 7:17 Nevertheless, each person should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to them, just as God has called them.24 Brothers and…
Depth in the Heights – A Sermon on Wisdom
Sep 30, 2018 • 30 min
1 Corinthians 1:18 – 2:16 Wisdom in Scripture means choosing the best and noblest end at which to aim, along with the most appropriate and effective means to it. – J. I. Packer, Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christian Beliefs…
Darkness Between the Doors – A Sermon on God’s Will
Aug 6, 2018 • 37 min
Sometimes we find that we absolutely cannot move forward or backward in our journey of life. We spend our lives waiting for God to help us, but there seems to be no answer as we wait in this dark place. Is there a purpose for this…
Seven Lingering Days – A Sermon on Noah and the Flood
Jul 15, 2018 • 36 min
Evidence of the Flood being an actual event1. Righteousness – in the face of wickedness.2. Obedience – in the face of ridicule.3. Preaching – in the face of failure. by rachman reilli on Unsplash
A Slave’s Torment – A Sermon about Good and Evil
May 13, 2018 • 31 min
A Sermon on Good and Evil
The Shadow of Parting – A Sermon on the Eternal Love of God.
Mar 11, 2018 • 30 min
Subscribe to Audio Podcasts: iTunes | Android |How can relationships break? Is it possible to separate a relationship that God makes with humans?The Shadow of PartingRomans 8:31-3931 What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against…
The Second Stomach – A Sermon on God’s Sovereignty and Human Will.
Feb 24, 2018 • 46 min
The Interface between the Sovereignty of God and the Will of Man
Tranquility’s Trust – A Sermon on Inner Peace.
Dec 10, 2017 • 38 min
Experiencing the inner peace of God in any circumstance.
Mud Pies – A Sermon on Contentment.
Aug 9, 2017 • 32 min
The more we have the more ungrateful and greedy we seem to get. This sermon looks at the issue of being content. by Chris Yang on Unsplash
The Bias of First – A Sermon on Seeking God.
Aug 2, 2017 • 36 min
What biases prevent us from fully seeking God?
Fire in the Silence – A Sermon on God’s Call and the Burning Bush.
Jun 25, 2017 • 30 min
A sermon on God’s call
The Seamless Tunic – A Sermon on Guilt and Shame
Apr 14, 2017 • 32 min
A Sermon on Guilt and Shame
The Uncenter of Ambition – A Sermon on Leadership
Mar 19, 2017 • 29 min
Some of our prayers are spontaneous, some are (almost) sacrilegious, some are sophomoric, some are spiritual and some are systematic. What if you could ask God a well thought-out request? What would that look like? This sermon examines the conniving…
The Return Gift – A Christmas Sermon.
Dec 24, 2016 • 27 min
What are the rules of gift-giving? How can I give the perfect gift? These questions will be tackled while looking at the greatest gift in history.Subscribe to Podcasts: iTunes | Android | RSSEmail: anushdoc@hotmail.comThe Return GiftMatthew 2:11: After…
A Leather Sign – A Sermon on the Choice of Adam and Eve.
Nov 13, 2016 • 26 min
A cursory observation of human life reveals that sin has pervaded it. It is a problem that a mere change in cuisine, healthcare, social status or presidency cannot fix. Human depravity had a definite origin. This sermon explores the details of that origin…
The Fulcrum of Pain – A Sermon on Suffering
Oct 16, 2016 • 27 min
Contemporary news has been inundated with stories of people suffering – from natural calamities to religious persecution. This sermon examines the concept of Suffering and Pain from a Christian viewpoint. Not a sermon for little children.Subscribe to…
Charcoal Confessions – A Sermon on Pursuing God.
Sep 4, 2016 • 36 min
God wants us to love Him more than we can imagine.
The Chair – A Sermon on Prayer.
Sep 4, 2016 • 39 min
No one wants to waste time or energy. How can we pray so that our prayers are effective and not wasted?Subscribe to Podcasts: iTunes | Android | RSSEmail: anushdoc@hotmail.comPrayer1.0 Components of prayer: 1.1 Adoration or Worship Psalm 100:4 “Enter his…
Sep 4, 2016 • 33 min
What is worship? How can one truly worship? How is it different than praise and prayer? These questions are answered in this session.Worship Definition: It is the activity of directly glorifying God in his presence with our deepest being.What happens in…
Finding the Will of God
Sep 3, 2016 • 37 min
Every believer at some point yearns to please God by doing His will. However, is His Will able to be known? If it is, how is one expected to know it?Subscribe to Podcasts: iTunes | Android | RSSEmail: anushdoc@hotmail.comFinding the Will of God1.0 What is…
The Bronze Favour – A Sermon on a Unique Human Interaction with God.
Jul 10, 2016 • 26 min
Humans sometimes have an interesting relationship with God, and it is not because God changes. On the contrary, due to human foibles, our relationship with God cycles through a common, historical, contemporary, recurring, ridiculous but avoidable pattern.
Chocolate Cake – A Sermon on All things Working for Good.
Jan 25, 2015 • 36 min
Do all things really work together for good for everyone? Or, is it just for a certain few.
The Missing Piece – A Sermon on Waiting for the Lord’s Coming
Jan 8, 2015 • 36 min
The anticipation of future glories is one way to get through current difficulties. This sermon encourages that anticipation in spite of a lack of current difficulties.Subscribe to Podcasts: iTunes | Android | RSSEmail: anushdoc@hotmail.comThe Missing…
The Beggar – A Sermon on Evangelism
Jun 8, 2014 • 26 min
Some principles of evangelism
The Octagon – A Sermon on Law and Sin
May 25, 2014 • 35 min
Sometimes we are privileged to see a fight ringside; many times we may have to get into the Octagon and fight.
Will Sync – A Sermon on the Human Will.
Mar 30, 2014 • 35 min
Can the human will be the supreme authority? In this sermon we discuss how God provides tests to modify the will.
In Spite of Love – A Sermon on Erotic Love
Sep 15, 2013 • 38 min
Love means many things to many people. In this sermon, we discuss the term love to four different groups.
Two Classes – A Sermon on Zaccheus
Aug 4, 2013 • 38 min
We can divide human beings into a million classes and sub-classes based on various criteria. However, there can only be two classes at the end.
Retirement Planning Part 2 – A Sermon on Investment
May 19, 2013 • 32 min
This talk is the second part of a 2-part sermon.
Retirement Planning Part 1 – A Sermon on Investment
May 19, 2013 • 29 min
How best can we invest our current resources so that we would get the most benefit in the future? We look at 7 areas that we can invest in.
The Fashion of God – A Sermon on the Dual Natures of Jesus Christ.
Mar 24, 2013 • 33 min
A person’s name is unique to that person and over time becomes a reflection of the person itself. In those few syllables are encompassed the entire identity of that person; the past experiences, the present actions and the future hopes. The mere mention…
This Means War – A Sermon on Satan and Spiritual Warfare.
Feb 6, 2013 • 50 min
We are at war and our enemies are not those that are obvious.
The Neighbour – A Sermon on the Good Samaritan
Jan 27, 2013 • 33 min
In this age of “tolerance”, acceptance and benevolence, the question, “who is my neighbour?” was answered many years ago.
Greatness – A Sermon on the Greatness of Jesus Christ
Nov 4, 2012 • 30 min
The greatness of a person is seen both in the nature and works of that person; who he is and what he does.
The Greatest Exhibition of Power – A Sermon on the Patience of God.
Jun 3, 2012 • 29 min
The virtue of patience is a desirable one. However, patience goes beyond a mere passivity into an active restraint. This sermon examines the patience (restraint) of God and thus indirectly His power.
Turn to Grace – A Sermon on the Prodigal Son.
Apr 1, 2012 • 40 min
If justice is what one expects and mercy is only a wish, then grace lies beyond the wildest imagination.
Pictures of Heaven – A Sermon on Heaven
Dec 4, 2011 • 28 min
The question of an afterlife, the question of heaven is an old question; one that young and old people ask . Many books have been written about it with claims of miraculous experiences. This sermon looks at five pictures that the Bible paints about heaven.
Vulnerability – A Sermon on Human Vulnerability to Sin.
Sep 4, 2011 • 31 min
We are all vulnerable. Not everyone is vulnerable all the time, but all of us are vulnerable at some time. Here are seven situations when we can be vulnerable to sin.
The Day Jesus Really Cried – A Palm Sunday Sermon.
Apr 17, 2011 • 29 min
Jesus became fully human and therefore exhibited human emotions and characteristics. During His earthly stay, the bible mentions His tears.
The Third Degree – A Sermon on the Holiness of God.
Jan 6, 2011 • 11 min
Pure perfection is an attribute that frail human minds cannot even fathom. In this sermon we attempt to understand that essential attribute of God that uniquely sets Him apart from His creation.
The Frugality of God – A Sermon on How God Doesn’t Waste Anything.
Oct 17, 2010 • 33 min
Frugality is commonly seen as a vice, but when appropriately managed, it can be a virtue. This sermon explores this extremely beneficial virtue that God displays.
Forgiveness – A Sermon on Forgiving.
Oct 10, 2010 • 27 min
Probably one of the hardest and unnatural things to do, especially in the face of unprovoked oppression, is forgiveness.Subscribe to PodcastsI recently spoke on the issue of forgiveness and mentioned the verse that if we don’t forgive, we will not be…
The Prayer of Jesus – A Sermon on Peter’s Denial of Christ.
Jun 13, 2010 • 20 min
One of the most encouraging things is that, as we pray to God, Jesus is also praying for us.Subscribe to PodcastsThe Prayer of Jesus1.0 Inactive Peter (Reasons for failure)1.1 Self-confidenceLuke 22:33 But he said to Him, “Lord, with You I am ready to go…