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What does it mean for Jesus to be the Messiah?

In John 7-10, while the people are debating about who Jesus is, they suggest many options. Some say he’s “a good man” (7:12) and other say “he deceives the people” (7:13). Others say he’s demon-possessed (7:20), or a prophet (7:40). But there is one possibility which is hotly debated: is

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Spirit of Belief

Throughout John 7-10, controversy is growing about Jesus: is he the long awaited for Messiah? People disapprove of his teaching. Others take offense at his claim to be one with the Father. They don’t like that he heals on the Sabbath. Some are confused and want to hear more from Jesus.

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Never Be Thirsty

Jesus is making a big announcement at the end the Festival in this passage. What do you think this announcement means? John 7:25-44 25 At that point some of the people of Jerusalem began to ask, “Isn’t this the man they are trying to kill? 26 Here he is, speaking

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Anything but abundant

Jesus is God’s abundant blessing to his people but the people reject him. John 7:14-24 14 Not until halfway through the festival did Jesus go up to the temple courts and begin to teach. 15 The Jews there were amazed and asked, “How did this man get such learning without having

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Starving or well fed?

Are you starving or well fed? John 6:1-14 Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea of Tiberias), 2 and a great crowd of people followed him because they saw the signs he had performed by healing the sick.

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Overflowing abundance

Jesus is worth celebrating in abundance. John 2:1-11 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, 2 and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. 3 When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have

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Feasting on Jesus

What does it mean for Jesus to be the bread of life? What does it mean to ‘feast on your King’, as we sing in the Creek Road Media song, ‘Spirit of Jesus’? John 6:25-60 helps us understand what feasting on Jesus means. 25 When they found him [Jesus] on

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God the Son

Christians believe in what we call the ‘Trinity’. We have one God; but that one God has three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Spirit. But are all three persons of the Trinity equal to one another? Is Jesus slightly less or lower than his Father?

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I was blind but now I see!

In the passage below we see a blind man that can now see, and seeing men that are blind. John 9:1-41 As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 “Neither this man nor his parents

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The Compassionate Leader

Jesus is a different type of leader than the leaders we see around him.  John 5:1-18 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish festivals.2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered

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