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Sermon #1163

Jesus and the Resurrection

A Sermon on John 4:13-14

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John 4:13-14 ESV NASB KJV
Jesus said to her, “Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” (ESV)

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What is the hope for Christians? Faced with the inevitability of death and departure from this world, all must ask themselves: “What happens when I die? Where is my hope?” The tragic fact is that the world has no hope, so it has no answer to the problem of death. The Christian, however, does have hope. Jesus has died and saved His people from sin and death, and He will return to raise them to new life in the resurrection. The resurrection is the new life that Jesus offers to the woman at the well; it is the living water that quenches thirst forever. In the face of the world’s hopelessness and darkness, Jesus has broken into the world so that all who believe might be saved through Him. In this sermon on John 4:13–14 titled “Jesus and the Resurrection,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones calls all to look at the gospel of Jesus and to trust in it alone as the only hope for a better future.

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Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) was a Welsh evangelical minister who preached and taught in the Reformed tradition. His principal ministry was at Westminster Chapel, in central London, from 1939-1968, where he delivered multi-year expositions on books of the bible such as Romans, Ephesians and the Gospel of John. In addition to the MLJ Trust’s collection of 1,600 of these sermons in audio format, most of these great sermon series are available in book form (including a 14 volume collection of the Romans sermons), as are other series such as "Spiritual Depression", "Studies in the Sermon on the Mount" and "Great Biblical Doctrines". He is considered by many evangelical leaders today to be an authority on biblical truth and the sufficiency of Scripture.