Soul Craving:  Self-Awareness

Soul Craving

March 06, 2016

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The gospel of John tells the story of a blind man given the gift of sight by Jesus himself. Encircling this joyous miracle emerges a throng of blamers and shamers - much like we still see today... Just ordinary people who must take responsibility for their own stuff in order to discover true healing. Let's gather this weekend for another strong message in our Lenten series -
 
Soul Craving: Self-Awareness

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Soul Craving: Self-Awareness

John 9:1-7
 
Spiritual Blindness
 
  •      –John 9:39-41
  •      –Matthew 25:40
  •      –Genesis 3:13
  •      –Matthew 6:22-23
  •      –Matthew 7:1-5, 21-23
 
 
 
Eyes Wide Open
 
~ keeping a right perspective
 
~ mud + spit (clay)
 
 
 
 
Divine Intervention + Human Responsibility
 
  •      1 Corinthians 15:20
  •      Philippians 2:12

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God-Craving Lenten Journal

Refocus Questions: Week 3

~ for personal and/or group reflection ~

 

The gospel of John tells the story of a blind man given the gift of sight by Jesus himself. Encircling this joyous miracle emerges a throng of blamers and shamers - much like we still see today… Just ordinary people who must take responsibility for their own stuff in order to discover true healing.

Is it easier for you to see your own weaknesses—

or someone else’s? Explain.

 

When you take an honest look, what area

of your life needs healing?

 

 

  Who in your life helps you to identify your issues

of brokenness? Your strengths? Do you need to invite

someone to help in this way?

 

     

                 To download a copy of the journal go to…

              ginghamsburg.org/bring/information/downloads

Sermon Transcript

John 9:1-7

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