May 22, 2016

Pastor Jon leads this weeks sermon with "Desperation", from John 6:66-68 [powerpress] John 6:66-68 (ESV)

From this time many of his disciples turned back and no longer followed him. “You do not want to leave too, do you?” Jesus asked the Twelve. Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.

Who we are truly desperate for determines our foundation.

Negative Desperation

  1. Desperate to avoid the true nature of Christ's character.
  2. Desperate to have "nice" be a regular part of life.

Positive Desperation

  1. Desperate for an all-powerful God.
Parent Connection Questions:
  • When has it been hard for you to want to follow someone?
  • Why was it hard for you to want to follow that person?
  • What did the disciples do when other people stopped following Jesus?
  • Why did the disciples choose to continue following Jesus?