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“I Am The Light Of The World” (John 8:12)

I am the Light of the World John 8:12

John 8:12

I. Jesus is a progressive light

    A. We must follow, not stand still (John 1:43; Matthew 4:18-19; 9:9; Luke 9:23-25; John 6:68)
    B. He provided guidance in the Old Testament (Exodus 13:21)
    C. He still provides guidance today (1 John 1:7; 2 John 9)

II. Jesus is a light of safety

    A. Darkness represents spiritual danger (John 12:35)
    B. Jesus’ light guides each step of the way (Psalm 119:105)

III. Jesus is a life-giving light

    A. If you take man away from the Son’s light, man will stop growing! (John 1:4; 10:10b)
    B. Jesus’ effect on spiritual health (James 1:14-15; Malachi 4:2)

IV. Jesus is a light of hope

    A. Old Testament view on immortality (Hebrews 11:13; 2 Samuel 12:23; Job 14:14)
    B. He has “brought life and immortality to light” (2 Timothy 1:10; Ephesians 2:12-13; 5:8-14)

I Am the Bread of Life (John 6)

I Am the Bread of Life John 6

John 6

I. Physical vs. spiritual

    A. They were not interested in Him as the Messiah (John 6:26-27)
    B. The work of God is that you believe in Him whom He sent (John 6:28-29; Hebrews 11:6)

II. Jesus’ works vs. Moses’ works

    A. They wanted physical bread (John 6:30-33; Nehemiah 9:15)
    B. Jesus challenged a higher focus, a deeper discipleship, an active faith (John 6:34-40)

III. The rejection of the Jews

    A. Offended at the suggestion of eternal existence (John 6:41-42)
    B. Jesus required 24/7 spiritual devotion (John 6:43-59)
    C. “This is a hard saying”…too hard for some (John 6:60-66)
    D. There is no alternative to Jesus (John 6:67-69)