Littleton Christian Church

Celebrating and applying the grace of Jesus

Littleton Christian Church exists to celebrate and apply the Gospel of Jesus Christ as we love God, love each other, and love the worldRead more...

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Classic Tee-Up

Peter: “I will lay down my life for you”

o   We set unrealistic expectations for ourselves

Thomas: “Howe can we know the way if we don’t know where you are going”

o   We try to solve every single mystery as it pertains to God and faith

Phillip: “Let us see the Father, and then we will be content”

o   We bargain with God trying to force his hand

Judas: “Why don’t you just reveal yourself to the whole world

o   We critique God’s method

Promises of Jesus in John 14

  • I am preparing a place for you in my Father’s house and I will bring you there
  • I am the way the truth and the life
  • I am in the Father and the Father is in me. If you have seen me you have seen the Father
  • I will do whatever you ask in my name, even greater than what’s been done, so that the Father may be glorified
  • The advocate, the Spirit of truth, I will send you and will be in you
  • Peace I give to you and peace I leave with you
  • The ruler of this world has no power over me
  • I will not abandon you, but I will come to you

Overcoming Self Deception

1. Overview of John 7-8: Jesus comes to Jerusalem during the Feast of Booths and makes several dramatic claims about himself, leading to heated debates. Ultimately, he accuses the people of deadly self-deception and offers them a way out.

2. The Nature of Self Deception

3. The Elements of Self Deception

4. The Clearing of Self Deception

  1. Continue in His Word
  2. Do What Abraham Did
  3. Lift Him Up, and See