The only logical response to seeing Jesus’ glory is wholehearted devotion.
Jesus’ greatest love is not sparing us from suffering but showing us his glory. Four great truths about Jesus: 1) He is sovereign over all circumstances (1–16) 2) He is the Resurrection and the Life (17–27) 3) He is passionate against sin (28–37) 4) He has power over death (38–44)
John 10:22-42 As the true ruler of God’s people, Jesus cares for our every need and fights on our behalf Two windows to view Jesus and the salvation he brings: (1) Jesus’ Messiahship (22-30) (2) Jesus’ Sonship (31-42)
In Christ’s light, the blind see and those who see become blind.
True discipleship is freedom from self-interest and the devil and freedom for God. Jesus addresses three issues to clarify true discipleship: The promise of freedom (31–36) The problem of parentage (37–47) The pinnacle of authority (48–59)
Matthew 27:62-28:20 Three scenes that help us believe and understand the resurrection: 1) Unbelievable disbelief (62-66, 11-15) 2) The creditable incredible (1-10) 3) Perfect imperfections (16-20)
The cross reveals the horror of humanity’s sin and the heart of Christ. Mark 15:21-39 Humanity and Jesus revealed in two horrific scenes: 1) The irony of the cross (21-32) 2) The significance of the cross (33-39)
The darkness cannot overpower the life-giving light of Christ
As the source of living water, Jesus invites everyone who thirsts to come and drink. Four reasonable actions in light of Jesus’ teaching: Revere his authority (14–24) Receive his identity (25–36) Respond to his invitation (37–39) Recognize his opposition (40–52)
John 7:1-13 As opposition rises, Jesus diagnoses the true nature of unbelief. Three manifestations of unbelief and the faithfulness of Christ The Religious Authorities – open hostility (1-2) Jesus’ Brothers – double-tongued (3-5) The Crowd – reluctance (10-13) Christ the Faithful (6-10)