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The following sermon, preached on March 12th, 2017, focuses on how John 3:16 is the most widely known, yet misunderstood, verse in the entire Bible. Why? People know the verse, but people do not shape their life around the verse as Christ calls us to do—so the significance is lost. Jesus calls us to drop EVERYTHING we have and make sacrifices and follow him. What better time to start than this season of Lent?
The audio is below. We apologize for poor quality: