The Rejected Word

December 19, 2021 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: Immanuel: God With Us

Passage: John 1:6–1:11

The Rejected Word
Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 12/19/2021
John 1:6–11

Sermon Theme: The Lord Jesus Christ is the Son of God, the creator and the sustainer of the world, who took on flesh and dwelt among us, in order to save us from our sins. But this required the Lord Jesus to be rejected, crucified, dead and buried, so that we might have salvation in His name!

I. WITNESS TO THE LIGHT - (John 1:6–8)
    A. Proclamation of John - (John 1:6–7a)
        1. Declares the Way of the Lord - (John 1:19–28)
        2. Declares Jesus Is the Lamb of God - (John 1:29–31)
        3. Declares Jesus Is the Son of God - (John 1:32–34)
    B. Purpose of John - (John 1:7b)
    C. Pattern of John - (John 1:8; Mark 6:14–29)

II. COMING OF THE LIGHT - (John 1:9–10)
    A. Reality of True Light - (John 1:9)
        1. The Representative vs. The Real
        2. The Shadow vs. The Substance
    B. Proclamation of True Light - (John 1:10; 3:1–21)
        1. Jesus Is the Light of the World
        2. Men Love the Darkness

III. REJECTION OF THE LIGHT - (John 1:11)
    A. Pattern of Jesus' Rejection
    B. Purpose for Jesus; Rejection

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