October 14, 2017: Your Son Will Live
October 14, 2017
TODAY'S BIBLE READING:
Today’s Bible Reading: Jeremiah 35-38, Ecclesiastes 11, John 4:43-54, 1 Peter 1:10-16 John 4:43-54: Note: As we go through John’s Gospel together over the next few weeks, I refer you to fuller comments in my recently published commentary on John’s Gospel, as well as the recently published Bible study guide. In addition, at College Church we are currently working our way through John’s Gospel on Sunday mornings, and that will provide you with another take on the material. Take, then, and read a full analysis of this section of John, and this morning simply reflect on the following bullet points:
- A prophet has no honor in his own hometown; why do you think that is? Is it possible to miss what God is saying to you through the Bible through overfamiliarity?
- Contrast this with verse 50: the man believed. Can you this morning so reflect on what you know about Jesus that you are able to trust Jesus for that which you do not know?
- His household believed: how could you be praying for those closest to you, family and friends, that they might also come to believe? What could you do to share the gospel with your “household”?
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Josh Moody (Ph.D., University of Cambridge) is the senior pastor of College Church in Wheaton, IL., president and founder of God Centered Life Ministries, and author of several books including How the Bible Can Change Your Life and John 1-12 For You.
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