John’s Journal of Jesus

John’s Journal of Jesus

“Just Follow Jesus” – April 17, 2016

John 21: 15-25 Following is about… Loving Jesus He loved us first Jesus loves us even with our… Flaws Failures Living for Jesus We learn of the… Prophecy of Peter’s death Product of Peter’s death His death would glorify God Looking to Jesus Look to Jesus do that you will… Not be distracted Not be disappointed

“Come and Dine” – April 10, 2016

John 21: 1-14 John journals about… The meeting Notice there was… A falling back A following through The miracle The miracle teaches that Our life without Jesus is empty (like the fishing nets) With Jesus, life is everything The meal It is about… Refreshing your soul Remembering your salvation

“Be Not Faithless But Believing” – April 3, 2016

John 20: 19-31 Be not faithless… Believe the men Notice… Seeing Jesus encouraged them The Spirit of Jesus empowered them Believe the Messiah (v. 24-29) Notice… What Jesus did What Jesus declares “…blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.” John 20:29 Believe the message (v. 30-31) Believe the… Heart of the message The hope of the message

“Empty!” – March 27, 2016

John 20: 1-18 Need to… Look carefully into the empty tomb (v. 1-10) Look by… Seeing “…saw…seeth…saw…” Studying Listen closely at the empty tomb (v. 11-16) Listen to… What May was asked (11-13) When Mary was aware (14-16) Leave confidently from the empty tomb (v. 17-18) Leave… Trusting (17) Telling (18) I’ve seen Him! He is alive! Here is what He said:

“They Crucified Him” – March 20, 2016

 John 19: 17-42 Apostle’s Creed “Jesus was crucified, dead, and buried” Chapter is about… Focusing “…they crucified Him.” Focus by… Looking at the scene “…Golgotha…” – place of the skull Listening to what was said “…behold thy mother…” “…behold thy Son…” Fulfilling “…the Scripture might be fulfilled.” Fulfillment… Of scripture (v.23) “…began to cast lots…” Psalm 22:18 Of suffering (v. 28) “…I thirst.” “…not a bone broken.” Exodus 12:46 Of sacrifice (v. 37) Zechariah 12:10 Faith (v. 35) “…that you…

“Behold, Your King” – March 13, 2016

John 19: 1-16 Behold your King being… Laughed at (v. 1-5) Laughed at in… His treatment Isaiah 53:5 The truth He WAS the King of the Jews!  They mocked Him, yet it was the truth. Love (v. 6-11) Love as… They accused Him He answered them Lord (v. 12-16) Your Lord as… Ruler Redeemer (v. 14) “It was the preparation of the Passover, and it was about the sixth hour…”

“Not Having Jesus”

Message given on Feb. 28, 2016 PM John 18: 28-40 Some choose their own… Religion to save them (v. 28-30) We want to be religious, but we DON’T want to be righteous They were… Careful outwardly Corrupt inwardly Reasoning to settle them (v. 31-38) Pilate was… Confused about Jesus Conflicted about Jesus Rebellion to satisfy them (v. 39-40) They chose the… Criminal Crowd

“The Light on a Very Dark Night”

Message given on Feb. 28, 2016 AM John 18: 1-27 Jesus is fearless Notice that Jesus was.. In control of the events In command of the events Jesus is faithful ref. John 16:32 Peter was… Foolishly aggressive (v. 10-14) Feebly afraid v. (15-27) Jesus is faultless (v. 19-24) Faultless in the… Process Punishment

“Being His Disciple”

Message given on Feb. 21, 2016 AM John 15:1-8 Being His Disciple is about an… Absolute requirement Abiding relationship Alarming reality Hebrews 12: 5-6 Accepting responsibility The responsibility… To become more like Jesus Romans 6:22 Philippians 1:11 Colossians 1:10 To behave more like Jesus Galatians 5:22 To be burdened more like Jesus Matthew 7:16-20

“Living Out a Loving Relationship”

Message given on Feb. 14, 2016 AM John 14: 15-31 A loving relationship is about… Affection “But God proves His own love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us!” Romans 5:8 HCSB We learn that affection for Jesus… Is a decision: “If…” Is a devotion If we love Him we will keep His commandments Attention Attention to… Why the Holy Spirit comes “…another…” Where the Holy Spirit comes “…shall be IN YOU.“ Appreciation “…rejoice…”…

“To Heaven Through Him”

Message given on Feb. 7, 2016 AM John 14: 1-14 Learn about…. A place reserved (v. 1-6) Notice a… Comforting word from Jesus: “Let not your heart be troubled…” Completed work by Jesus: “…I go to prepare a place for you…” That place is the cross Clear way: “…I am the WAY, the TRUTH, and the LIGHT (LIFE).” A picture revealed (v. 7-11) Notice what Jesus… Declares: “…He that hath seen Me hath seen the Father.” Colossians 1:15 Demonstrates “…I…

“Lean In and Listen In To Jesus”

Message given on January 31, 2016, AM John 13:18-38 Listen to What… Jesus recognizes (v. 18-21) Jesus recognizes one who would… Deceive (betray) Him Judas Deny Him Peter Jesus reveals (v. 21-33) Jesus reveals… His control (ref. v.27) His confidence Ref. John 8:12 Jesus requires (13:1) Jesus requires… A fresh love (v. 34) A faithful love (v. 35) Ref. 1 John 4:7
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