I AM the Light of the World

April 30, 2017 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: Easter 2017

Topic: Easter 2017 Passage: John 7:40– 8:29

I AM the Light of the World
Christ Proclamation Church
John 7:40-8:29

Sermon Theme: Jesus fulfills all the Old Testament prophecies. He is the one true Prophet who speaks the word from God. He is the Light of life that speaks truth into the darkness. And He is God. If you listen to Him, you will have the light of life. But if you do not listen, you will die in your sins.

I. Jesus is the Prophet (John 7:40-52)
    A. – Division Among the People (vv. 40-44)
        1. – Jesus is the Prophet
        2. – Jesus is the Messiah
        3. – Jesus is from Galilee

    B. – Division Among the Leaders (v. 45-52)
        1. – Response of the Officers
        2. – Rejection of the Pharisees

II. Jesus is the Light (John 8:12-27)
    A. – Declaration of Jesus (v. 12)
    B. – Darkness of Pharisees Exposed (vv. 13-20)

        1. – Jesus accused of lying
        2. – Jesus defends His testimony
        3. – Pharisees' darkness exposed

    C. – Darkness of Pharisees Condemned
        1. – They will die in their sins
        2. – Jesus declares the words from God

III. Jesus is the Great "I AM" (John 8:28-29)
    A. – Jesus Predicts the Crucifixion (v. 28a)
    B. – Jesus is the Great "I AM" (v. 28b)
    C. – Jesus Speaks the Words from God (vv. 28c-29)

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