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Jeff Johnson

He's the Head, Part 1

June 5, 2018

As believers there are times in our lives when we ask God for more of HIs Spirit, more of His power to be made known to us. However, today on Sound Doctrine, Pastor Jeff Johnson says that we don’t need more power. We need to realize the power that is already available to us in Christ. He shows us Jesus Christ is Head over all things to the church. With that in mind, we encourage you to join us in Ephesians 1 for our study titled, “He’s the Head” with Pastor Jeff Johnson.

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There are times in life when we feel like we are all alone. As we have been going through the book of Ephesians, we have seen Paul’s emphasis on prayer. In our study we realize that Paul was a powerful witness because he was such a man of prayer. Hebrews 7:25 also tells us that Jesus lives to pray for us, so we know that we are never alone. Today on Sound Doctrine Pastor Jeff continues to show the power of prayer through the ministry of both Jesus and Paul. Join us for the next few moments as we finish our study titled, “The Power of Prayer” in Ephesians with Pastor Jeff Johnson.
June 4, 2018
As we follow the Lord and cultivate a heart to see others come to know Jesus Christ, there are invariably those who seem to be stubborn and holding out on surrendering their lives to God. Too many times we try to direct God when we pray, tell Him how to accomplish the salvation of friends or family. Today on Sound Doctrine Pastor Jeff reminds us that God knows what He is doing, but we have to be willing to accept that God will do whatever is necessary for those loved ones to know Him. With our study on the Power of Prayer in Ephesians 1, here now is Pastor Jeff Johnson.
June 1, 2018
Billy Graham has said that a prayerless Christian is a powerless Christian. Some of us might be surprised to learn how many opportunities have we missed to see prayer working in our lives. Today on Sound Doctrine Pastor Jeff Johnson helps us to see the necessary means and potential for God to work in and through our lives through prayer. He cautions us against trying to work out our problems in our strength and then reverting to prayer, and then he gives us a great example in Paul’s prayer for the church in Ephesus. So with our study titled, “Power of Prayer”, we invite you to join us in Ephesians 1 with Pastor Jeff Johnson.
May 31, 2018
 Many years ago there was a song whose lyrics said, “Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours.” These lyrics find their fulfillment in our relationship with Christ. Pastor Jeff explains on today’s edition of Sound Doctrine how we are a people who happily belong to the Lord who bought us with His blood. And because we are His purchased possession He takes great interest in what happens in our lives every waking moment. God’s interest and care for you and I isn’t rivaled by anything else in kthis world. Because of His Holy Spirit in our lives, He guarantees that we have a spot reserved for us in heaven. With our final study entitled, “The Mark of God,” here now, is Pastor Jeff Johnson. 
May 30, 2018
So glad you could join us today as we are going through the book of Ephesians. Judging from our excerpt with Pastor Jeff you may have been led to think that we are already in Ephesians 5 looking at the role of husbands and wives. But today on Sound Doctrine Pastor Jeff Johnson reminds us that though we may not always experience the satisfaction or the complete fulfillment we would like in our marriage here and now, that joy is only a foreshadow of the reality of the what is a result of a born again relationship with Jesus Christ. And then He helps us to see that focusingl on the guarantee of our inheritance in Christ, God’s Spirit will help us in our marriages and our lives until He takes us home. With that in mind, let’s join Pastor Jeff in our study titled, “The Mark of God” in Ephesians 1.  
May 29, 2018
Just as its true that as parents we would do things for our children that we wouldn’t naturally do for other children, so too God does for the believer what He doesn’t promise to do for anyone else. In study in Ephesians 1 today, Pastor Jeff Johnson shares what it means to be marked by God and in what way we belong to Him. And as he takes us through our passage today, we begin to see all that God has done forus and in us by His Holy Spirit. As the song says, We have been signed, sealed, and one day we shall be delivered to heave. Join us as we begin our study titled, “The Mark of God” with Pastor Jeff Johnson. 
May 28, 2018
The American dream has often been described as a home with a white picket fence and 2.3 children and a rewarding job. However, in life we discover that such large doors swing on very small hinges. In other words, today Pastor Jeff Johnson reveals how in a few brief words, God describes how our lives are destined for far more than the American dream when we realize that we are created forJesus and by Jesus. And He is the One who holds us and all of creation together It is this truth and so much more that make up the third installment of our study called, “Our Firm Foundation.” With that in mind, we invite you to join us Ephesians 1 with Pastor Jeff Johnson. 
May 25, 2018
It’s spring and many people are cleaning out their garages. And the list of To-Dos around the house is being made. For some those projects begin with an excitement and a flourish, but don’t always get finished, or at least the way we imagined them completed. Today on Sound Doctrine Pastor Jeff Johnson reminds us that we have a God who finishes what He starts. When it comes to our redemption, we have a redeemed spirit, but one day we will also have a redeemed body as well. How do we know? Because God has given us His Holy Spirit as a down payment, a reminder, a foretaste of things to come, so be encouraged as you live for the Lord. With “Our Firm Foundation” in mind, we resume our study in Ephesians 1 with Pastor Jeff Johnson.  
May 24, 2018
Redemption. Our salvation in Christ can be something that we take for granted at times. Almost like forgetting what we have been redeemed from, and how bad our life apart from Christ was. Today on Sound Doctrine Pastor Jeff Johnson reminds us that just as the Jews celebrated the Passover in their Exodus from Egypt, so too we can celebrate being set free by the blood of Jesus Christ from the bondage, guilt, and shame of sin that each and every one of us experienced. With more liberating truths in our study titled, “Our Firm Foundation” here is Pastor Jeff in Ephesians 1. 
May 23, 2018
Change. Stepping out of our comfort zones. Not the most popular ideas because they may involve aches and pains and put us in uncertain circumstances. Yet they are vitally important for us when it comes to having a healthy relationship with the Lord. Today on Sound Doctrine Pastor Jeff Johnson reminds us how God wants us to realize all that He has given to us in Christ and from that position to be stirred within to take those steps of faith that will cause us to be the people that He has called us to be. With our final installment on the study titled, “God’s Plan for the Saints” here’s Pastor Jeff in Ephesians 1.
May 22, 2018
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This special collections of daily devotions with your Calvary Chapel Pastors will edify you as you read each day of the year. God's Word in these devotions will inspire you. As these Pastors share their hearts and personal experiences of God's faithfulness.

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A weekday radio program featuring the verse by verse Bible teaching of Pastor Jeff Johnson broadcasted throughout the United States and abroad.

About Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson is the senior pastor of Calvary Chapel of Downey, California since 1973. The emphasis within his ministry is a verse-by-verse study of the Word of God, giving its full counsel. His influence has experienced a steady and substantial growth over the years with people of all ages. Calvary Chapel of Downey has grown to average weekly attendance of more than 9,000. Teaching seminars, Bible classes, home studies, various training programs, mission outreaches, as well as a Christian Elementary & Jr./Sr. High School, and Bible college meet the needs of this large body. Calvary Chapel's impact is growing from Southern California to virtually around the world. His wife Karyn supports Jeff in his ministry.

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