John

John 1:19-34 Pointing People To Jesus

I. John The Baptist A. John Called People To Repentance Vs. 19-23 1. V. 19- The priests and Levites came to question John. The priests were Jews chosen to offer sacrifices to God, and the Levites were their assistants. a. John’s father was a priest. (Luke 1) It was...

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John 1:35-51 Encounters With Jesus

I. It’s Not About You Vs. 35-37 1. Behold…- John directed attention to Jesus, urging others to follow Him. (See 3:27-30) 2. Lamb of God- This was a reference to Jesus giving His life for the sins of the world. a. Old Testament Jews would sacrifice animals for their...

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John 2:1-11 The Joyful Miracle

The Purpose Of Gospel Of John John 20:30, 31 30And truly Jesus did many other signs in the presence of His disciples, which are not written in this book; 31but these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may...

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John 3:1-21 Seeking And Finding Eternal Life

I. Nicodemus- Profile Of A Sincere Seeker A. Sincere Spiritual Seeker Vs. 1, 2 1. V. 1- He was a ruler of the Jews. a. There were many rulers of the Jews that were more into religiosity than true spiritual seeking, but Nicodemus was an exception. b. He was a teacher,...

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John 3:1-21 Seeking And Finding Eternal Life

I. Nicodemus- Profile Of A Sincere Seeker A. Sincere Spiritual Seeker Vs. 1, 2 1. V. 1- He was a ruler of the Jews. a. There were many rulers of the Jews that were more into religiosity than true spiritual seeking, but Nicodemus was an exception. b. He was a teacher,...

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John 4:1-26 Jesus, The Lover Of Souls

Vs. 1-3 Jesus was now gathering a following. The religious rulers had challenged John previously and Jesus recently. Jesus leaves the southern region of Israel seemingly to avoid premature conflict with the religious rulers in Jerusalem. He had much ministry to do in...

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John 4:1-42 The Giver and the Gift

Jesus has been in Jerusalem. Celebrating the Passover Feast. Many miracles done in Jerusalem. Cleansing of the Temple. Private interview with Nicodemus, a Pharisee. The masses recognized Jesus; the religious leaders were jealous and offended. Jesus leaves southern...

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John 4:27-42 The Passion Of Jesus

I. The Woman Vs. 28, 29 A. A Religious Outcast 1. Samaritans were hated by religious Jews. John 4:9 2. Jews didn’t like non-Jews, they looked down on women, never spoke to them in public 3. When a Pharisee walked down the street, he would pull his robes close to his...

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John 5:1-9, 14 Do You Want To Be Made Well?

I. The Historical Setting Vs. 1-4 A. Unusual Healings In The Bible 1. The purified pot of stew (2 Kings 4:38-41) 2. The healing of Naaman by washing in the Jordan River (2 Kings 5:10-14) 3. The healing of the man who touched the bones of Elisha (2 Kings 13:20-21) 4....

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John 5:10-47 Religion That Rejects Jesus

I. Unbiblical Religion Versus Jesus Vs. 10-18 A. U.R. More Concerned With Rules Than With People Vs. 10-13 1. V. 10- The Jewish religious leaders misinterpreted the 4th commandment. Exodus 20:8 “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. 9Six days you shall labor and...

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John 6:15-21 The Savior In The Storm

I. The Setting Vs. 15-17 A. The Eager Crowd V. 15 1. Before John 6:1-14, Jesus had originally planned to have a time of rest with His disciples, away from the crowds, but the crowds found Him, and so he ministered to them. 2. take Him by force- to seize violently. 3....

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John 6:22-40 Jesus: Bread Man Or Savior?

I. Seeking Jesus Vs. 22-27 A. For The Wrong Reasons Vs. 22-26 1. The multitudes had been miraculously fed by Jesus. That was a good thing a. They had a very real temporal need, and Jesus met that need. b. They had initially come to Jesus because of His ability to...

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John 7:1-17 You Can Be Sure About Jesus

7:1 The people spoken of here were the religious rulers of Israel. Early in His public ministry, Jesus had driven out the money changers and the sellers from the Temple Mount area. He had also healed a man on the Sabbath day, which the religious rulers considered...

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John 7:18-53 If Any Man Thirsts

Describe the Feast Of Tabernacles Contentions With The Religious Rulers 18He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but He who seeks the glory of the One who sent Him is true, and no unrighteousness is in Him. If we are the origin of our message, then it is...

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John 8:12-30 The Light That You Need

Vs. 12   Jesus made some tremendous statements about Himself. John 4:13, 14 “Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, 14but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of...

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John 8:31-36 The Truth Will Set You Free

I. The Offer Of Freedom Vs. 31, 32 A. The Path To Freedom V. 31 1. Believed- to think to be true, intellectual faith. 2. to those Jews who believed Him- These people agreed intellectually. a. Though they agreed intellectually, they were not committed to Jesus. b....

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John 8:37-59 If God Were Your Father

V. 37 Though they were physically related to Abraham, they were not spiritual related to him. They took pride in their spiritual ancestry, but were themselves strangers to God. As a result, the words of Jesus infuriated them.  They didn’t deny that they wanted to kill...

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John 9:1-7 Urgent And Spontaneous Mercy

9:1, 2 The Jews believed that there was a correlation between sin and physical infirmity. They even believed that a baby could sin in the womb, or that the parents’ sins could cause an infirmity in a child born to them. Job’s friends thought that his afflictions were...

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