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Welcome to the podcast of Westside Church in Vancouver BC. We exist to know Jesus and make Him known. To learn more visit our website at www.wchurch.ca

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Jesus Saved, Saves & is Saving - John 8:48-59

This passage encourages us to know that Jesus' words matter today as much as they did back then and they will continue to matter tomorrow. Series:Zeal Speaker: Vinh Doan Date: August 7, 2022 Text: John 8:48-59 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca>

46m
Aug 07
Your Father the Devil - John 8:39-47

How seriously do we take the words of Jesus? Are they like speed-limits to us, providing nothing more than suggestions ready to be broken whenever we feel like it? This week well see that there is only one option for anyone who desires to follow Jesus. Anything else and the devil might be our father. Series:Zeal Speaker: Nathan Harrison Date: July 31, 2022 Text: John 8:39-47 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca>

42m
Jul 31
Jesus' Response to Belief in Him - John 8:31-38

Christians celebrate when someone professes faith in Christ - in todays text Jesus response to people coming to faith is very unconventional but very necessary. Series:Zeal Speaker: Cliff Ursel Date: July 24, 2022 Text: John 8:31-37 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca>

1s
Jul 24
The Journey From Conflicted to At Peace - John 8:21-30

In most cases the path to peace comes from wrestling. Todays text shows us how wrestling leads to meaningful peace. Series:Zeal Speaker: Cliff Ursel Date: July 10, 2022 Text: John 8:21-30 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca>

48m
Jul 17
The Antidote to Chaos - John 8:12-20

Chaos and darkness seem to be a reality of the human condition. The question is, What do we do about it? In John 8:12-20, we see how, in Jesus, the real antidote to chaos has come. A way has been made through the darkness, found only in following the true light Series:Zeal Speaker: Nathan Harrison Date: July 10, 2022 Text: John 8:12-20 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca>

39m
Jul 10
How far do you think Jesus will go for you? - John 7:53, 8:1-11

How would your spiritual life look like if you believed that Jesus would fight for you? Fight to give dignity, value and restoration? Series:Zeal Speaker: Cliff Ursel Date: July 3, 2022 Text: John 7:53, 8:1-11 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

47m
Jul 03
Inevitable Division - John 7:40-52

Encountering Jesus will bring division, and we shouldnt expect otherwise. Series:Zeal Speaker: Daniel Markin Date: June 26, 2022 Text: John 7:40-52 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

41m
Jun 26
Jesus' Expectation for Every Christian - John 7:37-39

Jesus is saying not only is He the means by which we are saved, He is also saying when we are saved we will encounter God the Holy Spirit in a way that is profound and positive. Series:Zeal Speaker: Cliff Ursel Date: June 19, 2022 Text: John 7:37-39 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

51m
Jun 19
Why Does Jesus Do Hard Things? - John 7:25-36

In todays text we see that Jesus is brave, but we also see why He is brave.. Series:Zeal Speaker: Cliff Ursel Date: June 12, 2022 Text: John 7:25-36 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

50m
Jun 12
Can We Steer Ourselves the Wrong Way? - John 7:14-24

In todays text we see Jesus showing us that our metrics for discernment might be off. Series:Zeal Speaker: Cliff Ursel Date: June 5, 2022 Text: John 7:14-24 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

40m
Jun 05
Time, Tension, & the Mission of Jesus - John 7:1-13

In John 7, we learn that if we are truly for the world and desire to see it redeemed by Jesus, then well be willing to face rejection and tension just like Jesus did. But as the apostle John helps us see, for that to happen we have to know where we stand. Series:Zeal Speaker: Nathan Harrison Date: May 29, 2022 Text: John 7:1-13 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

41m
May 29
Should I Stay or Should I Go - John 6:60-71

As we wrap up chapter 6 we look at the difficult choices we as disciples must make when faced with the invitation to follow Jesus Series:Zeal Speaker: Matt Shantz Date: May 22, 2022 Text: John 6:60-71 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

1s
May 22
When Jesus doesn't act expectedly - John 6:52-59

In todays text we see Jesus agitating a group of people and it begs the question why. Series:Zeal Speaker: Cliff Ursel Date: May 15, 2022 Text: John 6:52-59 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

44m
May 15
What happens when you meet Jesus - John 6:41-51

In todays text we see how people respond when Jesus reveals Himself as God and everybody goes through the same process. Series:Zeal Speaker: Cliff Ursel Date: May 8, 2022 Text: John 6:41-51 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

45m
May 08
Satisfied With Bread - John 6:35-40

As we head back into the Gospel of John, we come to perhaps one of the most famous sayings of Jesus, I am the bread of life. Here we learn that every single person who receives rather than rejects the bread will be filled and receive life. But will God force-feed His children? Series:Zeal Speaker: Nathan Harrison Date: May 1, 2022 Text: John 6:35-40 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

36m
May 01
A Picture of a Healthy Church - 1 Corinthians 16

This sermon is the last in our True Power series. This series brought up some heavy issues, but it didnt stop there. It ends with encouragement, hope and redemption. Series:True Power Speaker: Cliff Ursel Date: April 24, 2022 Text: 1 Corinthians 16 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

46m
Apr 24
The Gift(s) of Jesus' Resurrection - 1 Corinthians 15:50-58

In this sermon well walk through the rest of 1 Corinthians 15 and look at the gifts God desires to give us through the resurrection of Jesus. Series:True Power Speaker: Matt Menzel Date: April 17, 2022 Text: 1 Corinthians 15:50-58 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

44m
Apr 17
The Resurrection Body - 1 Corinthians 15:42-49

In this sermon well unpack four aspects the Holy Spirit tells us about the resurrection bodies everyone in Jesus will one day inherit. Series:True Power Speaker: Matt Menzel Date: April 10, 2022 Text: 1 Corinthians 15:42-49 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

52m
Apr 10
What Jesus' Resurrection Means for Us - 1 Corinthians 15:35-41

As we continue in 1 Corinthians 15 we see that Jesus resurrection plays a huge role in our eternity. SeriesTrue Power Speaker Cliff Ursel Date April 3 2022 Text 1 Corinthians 1535-41 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

48m
Apr 03
What Consumes Your Life? - 1 Corinthians 15:29-34

There is often a difference between what we say we believe and what we live. This can be true no matter your religious affiliation. But for Christians what happens when we claim to believe in the resurrection but live a life void of its power? 1 Corinthians 1529-34 is a call back to resurrection life to let the truth and the power of the resurrection consume all that we are and all that we do. SeriesTrue Power Speaker Nathan Harrison Date March 27 2022 Text 1 Corinthians 1529-34 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

41m
Mar 27
Resurrection and the Return of Jesus - 1 Corinthians 15:20-28

As we continue in 1 Corinthians 15 the conversation shifts to the moment of Jesus return and three specific things that He will accomplish at His coming. SeriesTrue Power Speaker Matt Menzel Date March 20 2022 Text 1 Corinthians 1520-28 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

51m
Mar 20
The Cost of Denying Resurrection - 1 Corinthians 15:12-19

The bodily resurrection of Jesus and the coming physical resurrection of those in Him is such an important part of the gospel that to deny it hollows out the gospel and empties our faith of its substance. SeriesTrue Power Speaker Matt Menzel Date March 13 2022 Text 1 Corinthians 1512-19 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

45m
Mar 13
Gospel & Resurrection Power - 1 Corinthians 15:1-11

The gospel or good news of Jesus isnt theory to be known its life to be experienced. At the heart of the good news is our own physical resurrection when Jesus returns but to understand what were hoping in we need to start with Jesus own resurrection. SeriesTrue Power Speaker Matt Menzel Date March 6 2022 Text 1 Corinthians 151-11 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

55m
Mar 06
Seeking Jesus - John 6:22-34

Many of us believe that theres something out there that will satisfy. Thats why we do most of what we do. But what happens when even the best things that we seek leave us frustrated and searching? And what if we feel the same way even when we try to seek after Jesus? This weeks text shows us why this happens and how theres still more for us in Jesus. SeriesZeal Speaker Nathan Harrison Date February 27 2022 Text John 622-34 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

38m
Feb 27
Jesus Removes Limitations - John 6:16-21

The limitations that we put on Jesus are roadblocks to receiving and experiencing the ZOE life He gives. Todays text shows how Jesus removes limitations and roadblocks so we can receive and experience ZOE life. SeriesZeal Speaker Cliff Ursel Date February 20 2022 Text John 616-21 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

35m
Feb 20
Compassion and Bread - John 6:1-15

Jesus and His disciples are tired head away to find rest and are met by thousands of hungry people. As they eat a meal in the wilderness were invited to eat the Bread of Life for ourselves. SeriesZeal Speaker Matt Menzel Date February 13 2022 Text John 61-15 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

48m
Feb 13
True and False Glory - John 5:41-47

As Jesus closes out this conversation with the religious leaders He wants them to know why they cant receive Him believe Him and their best attempts at life are only leading to death. SeriesZeal Speaker Matt Menzel Date February 6 2022 Text John 541-47 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

47m
Feb 06
A Three-Fold Invitation - John 5:30-40

Jesus is calling us to once again experience his presence. This passage is here for Jesus to show us that the only way for this Zoe/eternal life is to come to him To trust him. SeriesZeal Speaker Daniel Markin Date January 30 2022 Text John 530-40 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

31m
Jan 30
Not Equality, Submission and Perfect Love - John 5:19-29

The religious leaders were upset that Jesus talked like He was equal with God. Jesus showed them that His relationship with the Father is not one of equality but complete submission and perfect love. SeriesZeal Speaker Matt Menzel Date January 23 2022 Text John 519-29 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

52m
Jan 23
Do You Want to be Healed? - John 5:1-18

When Jesus healed the man at the pool of Bethesda He asked a seemingly ridiculous question. But that question uncovers what stands in the way of our ongoing encounters with His healing power. Series: Zeal Speaker: Matt Menzel Date: January 16, 2022 Text: John 5:1-18 To connect with us or find more resources visit us at www.wchurch.ca

52m
Jan 16