John: The Glory of the Word Made Flesh

This series of messages is a verse by verse exposition of the book of John by Jim Osman, a pastor at Kootenai Community Church. These messages were preached during our Sunday Morning Worship Service. Click here for more teaching by Jim Osman.


The Appearances Of The Risen Christ (Selected Scriptures)

A look at how we handle differences in the gospel accounts and an overview of the 10 Post-Resurrection Appearances of Jesus.

Resurrection! (1 Corinthians 15:12-19)

On overview of the dire consequences of denying the doctrine of resurrection, and an apologetic for the historicity of the resurrection narratives.

Placed In A Garden Tomb (John 19:38-42)

We study the most important funeral to ever happen in this world. A look at the burial parties (persons involved), practice, and place. Exposition of John 19:38-42..

Him Whom They Pierced (John 19:31-37)

The events after the death of Jesus fulfilled Scripture. We look at how the actions of the soldiers ended up fulfilling Old Testament Prophecy. An exposition of John 19:31-37..

Sayings From The Cross (John 19:25-30)

A study of the 4 women who were eye-witnesses to the crucifixion and a survey of all seven statements Jesus uttered from the cross with particular focus on the three recorded by John. An exposition of John 19:25-30..

Gambling For Garments (John 19:23-25)

A look at the shame and symbolism of the Roman Soldiers casting lots for Jesus’ clothing. We also look at the prophecy of this event in Psalm 22:1. An exposition of John 19:23-25..

A Very Significant Sign (John 19:17-22)

Pilate and the Jewish leaders clash over the wording of the sign that hung above the head of Jesus on the cross. An exposition of John 19:17-22..

Jim Osman

Jim Osman


Jim Osman was born in May of 1972 and has lived in Sandpoint since he was 3 years old. He achieved his life’s ambition by graduating from Sandpoint High School in 1990. Jim came to know Christ through the ministry of Cocolalla Lake Bible Camp. Kootenai Community Church has always been his home church, attending Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and Youth Group.

After graduating from High School, he attended Millar College of the Bible in Pambrun, Saskatchewan. It was at Bible College that Jim met his wife to be, Diedre, who was also enrolled as a student. Jim graduated with a three year diploma in April of 1993 and married Diedre in August of that same year. He returned to Millar to further his education in September of 1994 and graduated from the Fourth Year Internship Program with a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Ministries in April of 1995.

Jim and Diedre returned to Sandpoint where Jim began working in construction and as a Roofing Materials Application Specialist (roofer) until he was asked to take over as the Preaching Elder of Kootenai Community Church in December of 1996. Now he counts it as his greatest privilege to be involved in ministering in the Church that ministered to him for so many years. It has been a great adventure!

Jim is the author of Truth or Territory: A Biblical Approach to Spiritual WarfareSelling the Stairway to Heaven, and The Prosperity of the Wicked: A Study of Psalm 73Jim and Diedre have four children: Taryn, Shepley, Ayden and Liam.

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