Have you ever given orders to the morning, or shown the dawn
its place, that it might take the earth by the edges and shake the wicked out
of it? Job 38:12-13
3 Belief Lessons Taught by Jesus
#1 Change from What Jesus is to Who Jesus is!
Jesus said, “When you
have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am the one I claim to
To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, If you hold on
to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and
the truth will set you free.”
#2: Trade your Status in for Relationship
He who belongs to God hears what God says. The reason you do
not hear is that you do not belong to God.
My Identity in Christ: Because of Christ’s redemption, I am
a new creation of great worth. I am deeply loved completely forgiven, fully
pleasing, totally accepted by God and absolutely complete in Christ.
“…waiting for the moving of the water; for an angel of the Lord went down at certain seasons into the pool, and stirred the water: whoever stepped in first after the stirring of the water was healed of whatever disease he had.”
John 5:18 ” This was why the Jews were seeking all the more to kill him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was even calling God his own Father, making himself equal with God. “
Jesus identifies himself as the Son of God.
Six things that bear witness: Jesus himself (vs.31) John the Baptist (vs. 32-35) The Miracles (vs. 36) God the Father (vs. 37-38) The scriptures (vs. 39-40) Moses (vs.45-47)
Who are the hard-hearted and closed-minded people you know that need to know Jesus?