Summary: Jesus’ Truth is that He is the Son of God and the Savior of the World!
I Am the Truth
November 9, 2008 Morning Service
Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK
Message Point: Jesus’ Truth is that He is the Son of God and the Savior of the World!
Focus Passage: John 14:6 NASB Jesus *said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
Supplemental Passage: John 18:33-38
Introduction: Four Legged cows plus a tail. Abraham Lincoln argument.
Discussion of TRUTH. Not subjective. Not dependent on circumstances.
“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.”
I. Jesus came to testify to the Truth (John 18: 37)
a. Verily, verily. Truly, truly.
II. Pilot missed his chance to ask about the Truth (vs 38)
a. He was concerned about professional suicide, and dismissed Jesus.
III. Nicodemus encountered Jesus and the Truth
a. He was concerned about professional suicide, but encountered Jesus anyway.
b. From his encounter, Jesus’ truth is made plain for all to see and understand.
Invitation: Don’t be like Pilot. Be like Nicodemus. He risked his own reputation to learn about Jesus.