Do you believe this?

21 Apr, 2015

Sermon Notes

Do you believe this?
John 11

I. Jesus alone possesses the power to return life. "I am the resurrection and the life"

II. Jesus offers a continuity in life to eternity. "The one who believes in me, even if he dies (physically), will life (spiritually). Everyone who lives (physically) and believes in me will never die (spiritually)."

III. Jesus calls us to believe. "Do you believe this?"
The key word in this story is "believe."
1. Jesus desires that we believe - 11:5
2. Belief is the condition of eternal life - 11:25
3. Jesus is the object of belief - 11:26
4. Belief is a personal decision that one makes to follow Jesus - 11:27
5. Belief opens you to spiritual realities about God - 11:40
6. The resurrection validates belief in Jesus - 11:42
7. The resurrection draws us to believe - 11:45
8. Some are hardened to believe regardless of evidence - 11:46
9. The spread of His story can produce belief in the nations - 11:48
10. You can choose to believe right now! - 11:26