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Lessons from the Upper Room (John 13) - 4/13/22

John 13:1-38


INTRO

  • Jesus is in the midst of “Holy Week”

  • He is in the upper room with the disciples

  • Jesus is teaching and modeling the true life of a servant.

  • 4 Words to consider as we reflect upon the upper room


Serve – vv. 1-20

  • follow my example

  • Master, yet washed their feet

  • We serve one another.

  • Mark 10:45

  • Phil 2:5-7

  • Col 3:23-24


Trust – vv. 21-30

  • Troubled in His spirit.

  • In the midst of betrayal

  • Trusting in the will and plan of God. Not doubting God’s perfect plan. (Jesus trust)

  • Our doing must be for the right reasons…Judas has everyone fooled….was he really trusting God and who Christ was or who he thought Christ needed to be?


Love – vv. 31-35

  • Glorified at the cross

  • A new commandment…Love

  • 1 John 4:20

  • 1 Peter 4:8

  • Rom 12:10

  • 1 John 3:18


Forgive – vv. 36-38

  • Jesus knew He was going to the Cross

  • He knew Peter would deny Him

  • He knew what Peter would become.

  • Forgive, Restore

  • Receive and Go

  • 1 Peter 3:9

  • Col 3:13

  • Matt 6:14-15

  • Eph 4:32

  • Ps 86:5

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