July 24, 2016

SEEING JESUS
Jesus is the King (John 6:16-21)

Jesus feeding the 5,000 and Jesus walking on water.

The miracle of the feeding reveals what Jesus came to do.

The miracle of walking on water reveals who Jesus came to be.

THE DESIRE FOR CONTROL

What do we want to control?

  • To control what we want.
  • To control what we don’t want.

THE HEALING FROM CONTROL

How does God heal us of our need to be in control?

  • God heals us by not giving us want we want.

Our greatest need is to be reconciled to God (Col. 1:21-22)

  • God heals us by giving us want we don’t want.

Hardship reveals the illusion of control.
Hardship reveals the greatness of Jesus who controls everything.

RESPONSE

How is your need for control being expressed right now?
What area in your life do you need to give control to Jesus?