Divine Claim

They replied, “We’re stoning you not for any good work, but for blasphemy! You, a mere man, claim to be God.” (John 10:31-33) Read: 1 Samuel 24:1 –  25:44, John 10:22-42, Psalm 116:1-19, Proverbs 15:20-21 Relate: One of the big arguments atheists sometimes use and Muslims frequently use to deny the divinity of Jesus is…

Jesus is God

I AM

My head says “yes” to these I am statements of Jesus, but does my life really back that up? Is Jesus my bread of Life? Or do I look to other sources for my provision? Is he the light through which I see my world? Or is he merely a tack on, an afterthought to my life?

June 1 – Two Words

“Jesus the Nazarene,” they replied. “I am,” Jesus said. (Judas, who betrayed him, was standing with them.) As Jesus said “I am,” they all drew back and fell to the ground! (John 18:5-6) Read: 2 Samuel 14:1 – 15:22, John 18:1-24, Psalm 119:97-112, Proverbs 16:8-9 Relate: Ego Eimi. I exist. It is I. I am. However you want to translate it,…

John 6:32-35 (Bread of Life)

Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, Moses didn’t give you bread from heaven. My Father did. And now he offers you the true bread from heaven. The true bread of God is the one who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.” “Sir,” they said, “give us that bread every day.” Jesus replied, “I am…

John 4:25-26 (I AM)

The woman said, “I know the Messiah is coming—the one who is called Christ. When he comes, he will explain everything to us.” Then Jesus told her, “I Am the Messiah!” (John 4:25-26) Read: Joshua 12:7 – 15:19 Relate: All the right roads lead to this moment. Every great journey leads to this destination. Jesus felt compelled to go…

John 3:32-33 (His Testimony)

He testifies about what he has seen and heard, but how few believe what he tells them!  Anyone who accepts his testimony can affirm that God is true. (John 3:32-33) Daily Bible Reading: Numbers 27:1 – 29:40 Relate:  A slightly doctored transcription of this testimony to change it a bit from Jack Nicholson’s in A Few…