Bible Study-8/30/12

The Main Focus: Jesus is God

Introduction:

All of us have different pictures in our minds about who Jesus is. Some of us see blonde hair, blue eyes Jesus. Some of us see dark skin with dreads Jesus. Thought the Bible isn t 100% clear on what Jesus physically looks like it is clear on who Jesus was. He was God in the flesh. He wasn t just a great teacher but He is indeed the visible image of the invisible God. (Col. 1:15)

Key Passages: John 1:1-2,14, John 5:17-18

Scripture & Discussion:

  1. Who was in the beginning? (v.1)
  2. Who is the Word? (v.14)
  3. Why were the Jews seeking to kill Him? (5:18)

Practical Questions:

  • How does Jesus claim to be God effect your life?
  • Do you believe that Jesus is God?

Gospel Connection

Jesus claim to be God is at the very core of the gospel. Being God Jesus was without sin and lived perfectly where we never could. So as a sacrifice to God Jesus was perfect and blameless, and being perfect and blameless He rose from the dead, proving He was who He said He was.

Memory Verse:

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.- John 1:1-2

 

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