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A Tragic Irony

April 26, 2015 Series: The Book of John

Passage: John 8:12–8:21

A TRAGIC IRONY

(John 8:12-21)

I. THE ____________________ OF LIGHT
A. THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD
1. Light attracts _________________.

2. Light reveals ________________ (Eph. 5:11-14).

3. Light drives away the __________________.

4. Light __________________________ (Isa. 5:20).

5. Light serves as a _____________ and a beacon of _______________ (Ps. 119:105).

6. Light imparts ______________________ (Ps. 119:130).

II. THE RESPONSE TO THE LIGHT
A. _______________________ THE LIGHT.
1. They repudiate the light ____________________.

2. They repudiate the light ____________________.

3. They ________ in their sins.

B. ___________________ IN THE LIGHT.
1. They have the light of _______________.

2. They are ___________________.

3. They ____________ Jesus.

4. They ___________ in the light.

TRUTH POINT:
Disciples of Jesus _________________________________.

 

 

A TRAGIC IRONY

John 8:12-21

Discussion Questions

1. How has God chosen to reveal himself?

• Psalm 19:1-2
• Romans 1:19-21
• John 1:14
• John 14:9

2. If people refuse to turn to God and trust in God, what do they do with the truth? (See Romans 1:18)

3. What does Jesus mean when he says, “I am the light of the world?”

4. How do the Pharisees respond to Jesus’s claim?

5. Why do the Pharisees respond with such animosity?

6. What are some of the marks of a person who rejoices in the light? Do these marks match your life? Why or why not?