The Light of the World

The Light of the World

When Jesus Says I Am

“The Light of the World”

John 9:1-41

Revelation is always an invitation to intimacy.

When Jesus Says I Am the Light of the World…

     1. He reveals His purpose. (v1-5)

            a. His purpose reveals our condition. (v1-3)

            b. His purpose reveals an invitation. (v3-5)

     2. He reveals His power. (v6-37)

            a. His power reveals connection. (v3,17)

            b. His power reveals consistency. (v35-37)

     3. He reveals His pursuit of people. (v1, 35-41)

            a. His pursuit is passionate. (v1, 35)

            b. His pursuit brings presence. (v37)

            c. His pursuit calls for a response. (v35-41)

LifeGroup Questions: Applying the Teaching to Our Life

  1. What words describe your feelings when thinking of a time where light finally entered a dark area that you had been in for a long time?  Do those words describe your relationship with Christ?  Why or why not?
  2. Do you focus more on the condition of sin or the conduct of sin? Why does that matter?
  3. What are some tangible ways you can display your acceptance of God’s invitation to join Him in being the light of the world?
  4. Read Psalms 19:14.  What is an area of your life where you would like to see consistency between your purpose as a follower of Christ and your actions?
  5. What are some ways you can cultivate a passion for pursuing people with the Gospel?
  6. Pastor Jim shared last week, “Revelation is always an invitation to intimacy.” What next step of deeper intimacy with God is Jesus inviting you into?

Core CHRISTlike Characteristic: Intentional Evangelism/Loving People

 

 

 

 

 

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