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Jesus is the Way to the Father
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Next Week - Jesus Teaches Us to Pray (Matthew 6:5-15)
Bible Words to Remember:
My Father's will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in Him shall have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day. John 6:40
Jesus' Last Week of Glory (John 12)
How did Jesus' last week begin?
Did His disciples understand the meanings behind the praises?
Did the news of Jesus spread or dwindle during His last week?
John 12:17-18, 20-21
How did the "devout" Pharisee Jews feel about what they saw?
Why was it important for many to hear about Jesus at this time?
How did God the Father even further strengthen the news of Jesus as His Son?
Did this special revelation help the Jewish leaders believe in Him?
Did any religious leaders accept Jesus as the Messiah or were they all against Him?
Jesus' Last Week of Trouble (John 13)
Did Jesus relish in the glory, praise & attention He received during His last week?
Did His distress diminish as the week progressed?
How much anguish was Jesus really in?
Was Jesus overwhelmed with His impending suffering & death, or was He distracted by His fame?
How did Jesus try to prepare them for what was about to happen?
Did Jesus expect them to understand what He was saying?
The Apostles' Understanding (John 13)
Did the apostles at least understand that Jesus was about to offer His life as the sacrificial lamb?
John 13:3-6, 8
Was it just Peter, or were the other apostles expecting Jesus to become a king?
Did they understand better after Jesus had been crucified?
Did they finally understand after Jesus arose?
When would they eventually understand?
When did they finally understand?
Acts 2:1, 4, 32-33
Can we expect to receive the gift of the Holy Spirit as the apostles did?
The Apostles Don't Want Jesus to Leave (John 14)
What was one thing that Jesus felt His apostles should understand at this time?
Knowing Jesus was deeply troubled of danger in Jerusalem, what did the disciples naturally ask?
How did The Rock (Peter) voice his solid commitment to stand behind Jesus?
How did Jesus try to calm the confused and upset apostles?
Did Jesus answer their question of where He was going?
What question did Jesus' answer raise in the disciples who wanted to stay with Him?
How did Jesus tell them the directions to His Father's house?
How did Philip show that they had no idea what Jesus was saying?
How did Jesus answer this stupid question?
What would Jesus do for His people while He is with the Father?
What would Jesus leave with them while He was gone?
John 14:16-17, 26-27
My Father's House (Revelation 21)
Would there really be plenty of room with Jesus for all who follow Him?
How did John describe the vast size of the Father's house in his apocalyptic book?
How special and ornate is this place Jesus has prepared?
Revelation 21:18-19a, 21
Is this great place intended for God or His people?
Why isn't there a temple in God's great city?
Why is there no need for the sun, the moon or light bulbs?
Into the Promised Land (John 14:3)
How were God's Old Testament people led to a place of rest?
How are we as God's New Testament people led to our place of rest?
How was Israel shown the way into the fulfillment of God's truth of life in the Promised Land?
How are we, as the New Israel, shown the way of God's truth of life in the Promised Land?
The Way, The Truth and The Life (John 14:6)
How did man come to the Father under the Old Testament covenant?
Hebrews 9:1-3, 6-8
How is Jesus The Way to the Father under God's New covenant?
How did God specially show us that Jesus opened a way for us into His Most Holy Place?
Why is it important that Jesus is The Truth?
John 8:24, 31-32
How is Jesus The Life that God intends for His people?
John 6:33-35, 40
Is there any other True Way to receive Life?
What do we have to do to earn this Way into True Life?
How do we build our faith enough to earn our Way into True Life?
1 Corinthians 12:3
The Son Shows Us the Father (John 14:7-11)
How did Jesus respond when the disciples asked to see the Father?
Before Jesus, had any man ever seen God the Father?
How does Jesus show us the Father?
How is Jesus the image of the invisible God?
If Jesus shines God's light so brightly, how can unbelievers not see Him?
2 Corinthians 4:4
Ask in My Name (John 14:12-14)
How do Christians radiate Christ's glory?
What does Jesus promise for the lives of those who have faith in Him?
For what and how do we make requests of Jesus?
Come next Sunday and find out
Jesus Teaches Us to Pray (Matthew 6:5-15)
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