I am: The Light of the World

John 8: 12, 9:1–7

Before healing the blind man in John 9, Jesus declares that he is the light of the world! Jesus helps us to see God, and he sheds truth on what is true and righteous. This means that we never have to walk in darkness. We can trust Jesus to lead, guide us and protect us. And we can be lights to those around us!
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I am: The Bread of Life

John 6.22–35, 47–50, 58

After Jesus fed the 5000, large crowds came looking for him hoping that he was going to do more miracles––and hoping that they would get food again! Unfortunately they were coming to Jesus looking for food that would leave them hungry again. Jesus told them that he is “the bread of life”. Bread might help keep us alive if we were starving, but if we want life that lasts forever, we need the bread of life! Continue reading I am: The Bread of Life

The Gibeonite Deception

Joshua 9

Part of God’s promise to Abraham was to bless all nations. In this story we see a shadow of God’s redemptive plan for the Gentiles. God’s covenant promise is eventually fulfilled to the whole world through Jesus! We don’t have to try trick our way into God’s family because God has opened the door for all of us! We only need to trust in him and receive his free gift!

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Jesus and Nicodemus

John 3.1-8, 16

Nicodemus came to find Jesus at night, and Jesus said a very surprising thing to him. Nicodemus was taken aback that he needed to be born again to see the kingdom of God! This lesson helps to explain why we need to be born again and what that means. Continue reading Jesus and Nicodemus