Results from receiving Jesus

1. Family

John 1v12

To everyone who received him, to those who believed in His name, he gave the right to become God’s children.

2. Foundation

John 3v32,33

He tells what he has seen and heard, yet no one receives his message. But whoever receives his message confirms by this that God is true.

put his seal to it.

builds on it and it stands.

The Message “The one who comes from above is head and shoulders above other messengers from God. The earthborn is earthbound and speaks earth language; the heavenborn is in a league of his own.

He sets out the evidence of what he saw and heard in heaven. No one wants to deal with these facts. But anyone who examines this evidence will come to stake his life on this: that God Himself is the truth.

John 17v8 For I gave them the words you gave me and they received them.

And they knew with certainty (surely) (that I came from you and they believed that you sent me.

3. Friend

John 14v16 I will ask the Father and he will give you another “Called alongside to be with you forever – The Spirit of the Truth. The world cannot receive him…

But you know him (are getting to know him) because he lives with (para – alongside) you and will be in you.

The Message:

If you love me, show it by doing what I’ve told you. I will talk to the Father, and he’ll provide you with another friend, so that you will always have someone with you. This Friend is the Spirit of  truth. You know him already because he has been staying with you, and will even be in you.

personal friend

4. Flow

John 1v16 (out of) Of his fullness we have all received, and grace for grace (in place of)

“God’s riches at Christ’s expense”

“God reaching across and changing everything”

The Message:

We all live off his generous bounty,

gift after gift, after gift.

We got the basics from Moses,

and then this exuberant giving and receiving,

this endless knowing and understanding –

all this came through Jesus the Messiah.

No one has ever seen God,

Not so much as a glimpse

This one of a kind God-expression,

who exists at the very heart of the Father

has made him as plain as day

5. Fulfilment  (faith fulfilment)

John 16v24

Until now you have not asked for anything in my name.

Ask and you will receive, so that your joy will be filled full.

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