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Missing the Boat

June 7, 2015 Series: The Book of John

Passage: John 9:1–9:12

MISSING THE BOAT:
Failing to See and Savor the Glory of God

(John 9:1-12)

I. GOD’S GLORY IS DISPLAYED IN THE _____________
A. Observations
1. Jesus _______________ the disciples’ worldview.

2. Jesus _______________ his disciples to the truth.

3. Jesus _______________ his disciples’ Godward.

B. Application
1. We display the glory of God through good ______.
2. We display the glory of God by ______________ one another.
3. We display the glory of God by _____________ it.
4. We display the glory of God by living the gospel in the ____________________.

II. GOD’S GLORY IS DISPLAYED IN THE _____________
A. Observations
1. The man obeyed a simple ________________.

2. The worldview of the crowd is _______________.

Truth Point:
God displays his glory in both the ________________ and the ___________________.

MISSING THE BOAT:
Failing to See and Savor the Glory of God

John 9:1-12

Discussion Questions

1. When have you “missed the boat” in your life?

2. Is God’s glory displayed in the mundane or the miraculous? Explain your answer.

3. How does Jesus help his disciples understand that God displays his glory in the mundane? What worldviews does Jesus confront?

4. How can you display the glory of God in the mundane?

5. How is God’s glory displayed in the miraculous?

6. How did the characters in John 9:1-12 “miss the boat?”

7. What are some of the pitfalls for refusing to see and savor the glory or God?

8. Are you more like the disciples, the crowd, or the beggar? Why?

9. How can you move toward a more vibrant, Christ-centered faith?

10. What is the only way that you can be assured of not “missing the boat?”