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24 Nov 2019
John 16:16-28
Andrew Latimer


“When I’m Gone:

You Will Have Invincible Joy

John 16:16-28

  

  Introduction: the pursuit of happiness

  

  

  1) Jesus wins us invincible joy (vv16-22)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  2)…by bringing us into relationship with God. (vv23-28)

  

  

  -Knowing God

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  -Enjoying access to God…

  …on Jesus’ authority

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  
…with Jesus’ aims

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  COFFEE QUESTIONS 

-What things do you look to in life to bring you happiness? Why do you think so many experiences of happiness are partial and short-lived?

-Are there times when you feel God is more likely to answer your prayers than at other times? What difference should it make knowing that we’re praying on Jesus’ authority?

-Do we tend to think of salvation as a thing? What difference should it make to the way we pray knowing that salvation is the relationship?

-What kinds of things hold us back from praying? What truths from this passage can help us knock-down those obstacles?