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The only way to the Father is through me.” John 14:6 “Believe me when I say that I am in the Father and the Father is in me. “Who do you say I am?” Matthew 16:13,15. This Sermon Series, written by the Rev Kevin Giles, looks at Jesus' seven "I AM" statements in the Gospel of John. Series: The "I AM" Statements of Jesus. Casting All my Cares on Jesus 1 Peter 5:7 16. “I am the light of the world.” To a world lost in darkness, Christ offers Himself as a guide. endobj I Am The Way, The Truth, and The Life. Jesus said, "I am the bread of life" on three different occasions. They brought up the manna their forefathers had eaten in the wilderness (Exodus 16:13-18), and that established the context for this statement. %���� 14. �)��l�[0�.X�p���� ��r�9(��J���_��W�+��J���_��W�+��5�L�"ù�d8�J�i>v�c<5�s�w��6OG+�o��a���o�f���� (2 Peter 1:4) I am forgiven on the account of Jesus’ name. 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This helps us better understand the familiar statement in John 14:6. This reveals Jesus as the Sustainer of our lives. I am a joint heir with Christ, sharing his inheritance with Him. .. “The ‘I Am’ Statements of Jesus” is a systematic These metaphorical statements often complement Jesus’ miracles. (1 Corinthians 1:2) 23. 0000010525 00000 n We will look at two … 0000012300 00000 n 10:11,14), “I am the resurrection, and the life” (John 11:25), “I am the way, the truth, and the life”(John 14:6), “I am the true vine”(John 15:1,5). “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser” (John 15:1). One day … Sixth, Jesus said in John 11:25, “I am the resurrection and the life.” He offers us eternal life. In this series, Dr. R.C. Here is Exodus 3:14 in the original Hebrew on the right, with, on the left, an English translation published in the 21st century by a Jewish publisher in Israel. Those who believe in me will have life even if they die. I am the Gate/door for the Sheep. 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