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Lecture 29: Withdrawal from Galilee (Part 2b)

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As Jesus was teaching in Galilee, among other things, he made specific claims regarding his deity, showed how he fulfilled the Jewish festivals and taught on humility and forgiveness.


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Part 11

V. Jesus' Withdrawal from Galilee (part 2)

C. Jesus' Claims in John 5-11

1. "My father is working and I am working." (5:17, cf. v. 18)

2. "I am the bread of life." (6:35)

3. "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink." (7:37)

4. "I am the light of the world." (8:12)

5. "Before Abraham was, I AM." (8:58)

6. "I am the light of the world." (9:5)

7. "I am the gate for the sheep…I am the good shepherd." (10:7, 11)

8. "I am the resurrection and the life." (11:25)

D. Jesus Fulfills Jewish Festivals

1. The Sabbath – "My father is working and I am working." (5:1-47)

2. The Passover – "I am the Bread of Life." (6:1-71)

3. Tabernacles – Living water and light of the world (7:1-9:41)

4. Hanukkah (Dedication) – The messianic shepherd. (10:1-42)p

E. Contrasts in John 5-11

1. Jesus as true Sabbath rest vs. performance drivenness (5:1-47)

2. Jesus as bread of life vs. political action (6:1-71)

3. Jesus as living water and light of the world vs. church involvement, religious ritual (7:1-9:41)

4. Jesus as Good Shepherd vs. all other masters, claims on our allegiance (10:1-21)

5. Jesus as true liberation vs. all attempts to bypass the cross (10:22-42)

6. Jesus as resurrection and life vs. everything that would limit our focus to life in this world. (11:1-57)

F. Gospels and Acts (Matthew 10:5-42)

1. Jesus' discourse on mission

2. Instruction just for the Twelve (vv. 5-15)

3. Transitional verse (v. 16)

4. Instructions for all Jesus' followers after his death (vv. 17-42) [N.B.: v. 23 is in this section]

G. Sermon on Humility and Forgiveness (Matthew 18:1-35)

1. On Humility (18:1-14)

a. Disciples' humility (vv. 1-9)

b. God's humility (18:10-14)

2. On Forgiveness (18:15-35)

a. Withheld if no repentance (vv. 15-20)

b. Unlimited if repentance (vv. 21-35)

H. Additional Discussions

1. Luke 11:42

2. Luke 12:16-21

3. Luke 14:25-33d

4. Luke 17-21

5. Summary of Luke

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