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Gospel Of John: No Fear

August 13, 2017 Speaker: Joe Walser Series: Gospel Of John

Topic: Biblical Passage: John 14:1–14:31

John 14:1, 27

"Don't let your hearts be terrorized by ___________."

  • The FEAR
  • The WAY
  • The FLOW
  • The POWER

Chiastic structure: 

A

     B

         C

               D The main point the writer is making

               D lies at the center.

         C

     B

A

 

Th FEAR:

  • The Center of our TERROR: Will we KNOW GOD?
  • Philip said, "Lord, show us the Father, and we shall be satisfied." KNOW HIM SEE HIM
  • Hebrews 2:14-15
  • Genesis 2:17
  • Isaiah 59:2

 

“No more fiendish punishment could be devised (one we all feel) were such a thing physically possible, than that one should be turned lose in society and remain absolutely unnnoticed by all the members thereof.  If no one turned around when we entered, answered when we spoke, or mnded what we did, but if every person we met ‘cut us dead,’ and acted as if we were non-existent things, a kind of rage and impotent despair (terror) would before long well up in us, from which the cruelest bodily torture would be relief.” - William James

 

  • John 10:10
  • John 17:3
  • John 14:7
  • John 14:9
  • John 14:17
  • John 14:20
  • Jeremiah 9:23

 

DON'T be afraid...I am going to prepare a place...and I will come again for you...??

  • (Probably not a mansion)
  • John 14:18-20
  • John 14:16, 23, 28-29

 

Neutralizing Fear by FAITH

  • Philippians 3:12
  • Philippians 3:7-8
  • Make Ever effort...
  • Consider all else rubbish...compared to the surpassing greatness of KNOWING!

 

Jesus is THE WAY home

  • From, From, To, For
  • Romans 5:9
  • Colossians 1:13
  • Ephesians 2:19-20
  • 2 Corinthians 5:18

 

The FLOW of LIFE

  • John 14:12-14
  • John 14:25-26

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