FRONTRUNNER: Why Jesus? - part 2

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October 30, 2016

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Into a politically-confused world, Jesus enters claiming to be THE WAY and THE TRUTH... not for judgment - but for love. What might it mean to that same world if Jesus' followers could be known for embodying his way, his truth - and ultimately his sacrificial, life-giving love? Don't miss Pastor Mike's message in this pre-election series...


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FRONTRUNNER: Why Jesus? - part 2

John 14: 5-7


“I am”


“the Way”


“the Truth, the Life ”

 

What IS Truth?
Jesus states his mission: John 18:37
Pilate responds : “What is truth?” (vs 38)
Moses: “Teach me your ways” Exodus 33:13, 18-2


John 1:1-5, 14

“full of grace and truth”

God IS love

 

How Do We Live Out Truth?

  • John 14:9, 11, 12, 15-17
  • John 6:35/John 7:38

 

 

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Into a politically confused world Jesus enters, claiming to be THE WAY and THE TRUTH... not for judgment – but for love. What might it mean to that same world if Jesus' followers could be known for embodying his way, his truth – and ultimately his sacrificial, life-giving love? – FRONTRUNNER: Why Jesus? - part 2

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MONDAY: John 14:1-7
What makes Jesus “The TRUTH”? What truth is Jesus talking about in these verses?

TUESDAY: John 1:1-14
What was God’s purpose for Jesus? How did Jesus’ entry into the world change the world? How has Jesus changed your life?

WEDNESDAY: Luke 4:14-21
Jesus established ministry priorities from the beginning of his ministry. What were those priorities? Are those same priorities reflected in the way that you live out your faith?

THURSDAY: Matthew 12:46-50
We identify with our family. Why does Jesus say what he says here? What does it mean for you to do God’s will?

FRIDAY: Mark 12:13-17
What was Jesus’ attitude toward the Roman government (Caesar)? How did that shape his life and ministry? What is your attitude? How has this political season affected your relationship with Jesus? With others?

SATURDAY: Psalm 97 According to the Psalm who is the ultimate Ruler? How does God reign? What questions do you have for God during this election season? Write a prayer asking God your questions.

SUNDAY: 1 Timothy 2:1-7
Have you been praying for all of the political candidates? No matter who has your vote, commit to praying for those running for office: for the stress in their lives and their families’ lives, for health, for peace and for God to lead each one to God’s wisdom.

 

 

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John 14:5-7

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