Other Sermons #40 – Responding To Jesus The Living Water (John 7)

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Service Outline.

God’s question for us is? Who has                  (Isaiah 53:1)

1) Responses to Jesus so far … (6:50-7:24)

  1. a) Jesus’ `not there yet’ brothers in Galilee (1-9)
  2. b) Who are `the. Jews’ and why do they want to kill Jesus? (10-24)

2) Divided responses during the feast of booths (25-36)

  1. a) `a people’s shallow. belief & `grumbling’ about Jesus’ identity’ (25-36)
  2. b) unable to arrest & unable to come where Jesus is going (7:33-34 cf 13:33)

3) Jesus’ great invitation on the last day of the feast (37-52)

  1. a) Symbolic meaning of the last day

” If anyone thirsts, Iel him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said. Out of-his heart will flow rivers of living water. ” (31-38;) 4) `The thirsty’ are coming to Jesus & believing in him

  1. a) a thirsty woman transformed and telling out (John 4)
  2. b) a man coming to & coming out at great cost (John 3:1-15; 7:50-51: 19:39)

What do you believe will matter in the end?

” It Is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end To the thirsty I will give from the spring of the water of life without payment. (Revelation 21:6) The Spirit and the Bride say “Come” And let the one who hears say, “Come ” And let the one who is thirsty come. Iet Ihe one who desires take the water of life without price. (Revelation 22:17)