Tuesday, May 11

Under Authority

today's reading.
John 8:25-30    So they said to him, "Who are you?" Jesus said to them, "Just what I have been telling you from the beginning...
John 8:25-30

think about it.
Where did Jesus get His authority? What does He say here that helps you trust God's Word?

the blog.
The people in John 8:25-30 don't understand who Jesus is. So Jesus once again tells them, and a large part of this is Jesus talking about his earthly relationship with God the Father. It's a helpful explanation. Jesus tells the people "I do nothing on my own authority, but speak just as the Father taught me....I always do the things that are pleasing to Him" (verses 28, 30). When you think about it, Jesus' words give us a model for living our Christian lives today.

So what do we need to do to get a mindset of not acting on our own authority, of submitting? And then, how do we live that out? Tami W.

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