"The Eagle's Eye", John's Gospel Class 3, Thames Valley churches of Christ

Jan 19, 08:54 AM

“The Eagle’s Eye”: Class 3

John Chapters 5-6

1. “Believe!”

‘pisteuo’ - 100

God: 14:1; God as the one who sent Jesus: 12:44; What the Old Testament says: 2:22; 5:46-47; Jesus as the one sent by God: 6:29; Jesus’ name: 2:23; Jesus himself: 3:18; 4:39; 10:42; 12:42, etc.; Jesus as the son of man: 9:35-38; Jesus’s miracles: 10:38; Jesus as the Messiah:11:27; 20:3; What Jesus says: 8.45-46; 14:11; The fact that Jesus is in the Father and that the Father is in Jesus: 14:10; 7:21

Faith as ‘allegiance’

John 3.36; 8.31-32

Mental affirmation

Professed fealty

Enacted loyalty

2. Digging Deeper: John 5.1-15

Bethesda’s pool and 5 Colonnades up

Luke’s geography

32 _________________

__ cities 

9 __________________

__ mistakes

3. “It is I”: John 6.16-21

From mountaintop experiences to storms of doubt

Power or presence?

Summary

“What has stood out to you from tonight?”

Read John 7-8 between now and Sunday

Discuss what you’re learning and your questions with your spouse/friends.

Ask God to reveal what aspect of Jesus he would like you to focus on through this series.

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