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 January 2018

 

I Am The Way, The Truth and The Life

 The Holy Spirit

This month’s message is in the book of John Chapter 14 verses 8 thru 21. As you read the following inspired scriptures written by John the Apostle referring to “I Am The Way, The Truth and The Life”. may we open up our hearts and have a teachable spirit to receive what the Spirit of the Word of God is saying.

 

Christ Comforts His Disciples

 

John 14:1  Let a not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a not your heart be troubled)

John 14:27  Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

John 16:22  And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.

John 16:24  Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.

 

John 14:2  In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. a I go to prepare a place for you.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a I go to prepare a place for you.)

John 13:33  Little children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye shall seek me: and as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say to you.

John 13:36  Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards.

 

John 14:3  And if I go and prepare a place for you, a I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that b where I am, there ye may be also.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that)

Act 1:11  Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b where I am, there ye may be also)

John 12:26  If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.

 

John 14:4  And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know.

 

Christ’s  Answers Thomas

John 14:5  Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?

 

John 14:6  Jesus saith unto him, I am a the way, b the truth, and c the life: , d no man cometh unto the Father, e but by me.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a the way)

John 10:9  I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.

Ephesians 2:18  For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b the truth)

John 8:32  And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

John 1:17  For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

John 15:1  I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (c the life)

John 11:25  Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

John 11:26  And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?

Cross Reference Scriptures to (d no man cometh unto the Father)

1Timothy 2:5  For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;

Cross Reference Scriptures to (e but by me)

John 10:7  Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep.

John 10:8  All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.

John 10:9  I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.

 

John 14:7  a If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also: and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also)

John 8:19  Then said they unto him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither know me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also.

 

Christ Answers Philip

John14:8  Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us.

 

John 14:9  Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? a he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?)

John 14:20  At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.

John 12:45  And he that seeth me seeth him that sent me.

 

John 14:10  Believest thou not that a I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you b I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you)

John 10:38  But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.

John 14:11  Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake.

John 14:20  At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works)

John 5:19  Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.

John 14:24  He that loveth me not keepeth not my sayings: and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father's which sent me.

 

John 14:11  Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: a or else believe me for the very works' sake.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a or else believe me for the very works' sake.)

John 5:36  But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me.

John 10:38  But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.

 

John14:12  a Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also)

Luke 10:17  And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name.

 

John 14:13  a And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be b glorified in the Son.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be)

Matthew 7:7  Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b glorified in the Son)

John 13:31  Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him.

 

John 14:14  If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.

 

John 14:15  a If ye love me, keep my commandments.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a If ye love me, keep my commandments)

1John 5:3  For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.

 

John 14:16  And I will pray the Father, and a he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever)

John 14:26  But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

 

John 14:17  Even a the Spirit of truth; b whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, c and shall be in you.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a the Spirit of truth)

1John 4:6  We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

1John 5:7  For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.

1John 5:8  And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him)

1Corithians 2:14  But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (c and shall be in you)

1John 2:27  But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.

 

John 14:18 a I will not leave you comfortless: b I will come to you.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a I will not leave you comfortless)

Matthew 28:20  Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b I will come to you)

John 14:3  And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

John 14:28  Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

 

John 14:19  Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but a ye see me: b because I live, ye shall live also.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a ye see me)

John 16:16  A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father.

John 16:22  And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b because I live, ye shall live also)

John 11:25  Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

 

John 14:20  At that day ye shall know that a I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you)

John 10:38  But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.

John 14:11  Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake.

 

John 14:21 a He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me:)

1John 2:5  But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him.

1John 2:6  He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

 

Conclusion

Our choices and decisions on receiving God's Word are very important to each one of us.  We must learn to put our Faith and Trust in God and His Word the Holy Bible. Will you take this day, time and this very hour to make your choice and or decision? Will you receive God and His Word “AND BE BORN AGAIN INTO HIS KINGDOM”? Below is a prayer to receive Jesus Christ and start a relationship of eternal life with Him.

 

 Prayer to Receive Jesus as Lord and Savior:

Heavenly Father,
I come to you in the Name of Jesus, I repent of my sins and I ask you to forgive me of my sins. I believe and confess with my mouth that Jesus Christ is the Son of the living God and believe He died on the cross and rose on the third day. I ask you to come into my heart. I ask you now to wash me and cleanse me. I give you my spirit, soul and body.  I will with your help follow you all the days of my life. I thank you for writing my name in the Lambs Book of life.
Thank you Father, In Jesus Name, Amen

JOY IN LIFE = SERVANT HOOD

REMEMBER THIS “JOY” = JESUS FIRST, OTHERS SECOND AND YOU "YOURSELF" LAST.

It is our prayer that this message of  “I Am The Way, The Truth And The Life” has brought hope and help to your life and that you will totally give all of your spirit, your soul and your body to Jesus Christ and be a mighty witness for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To go forth with what God has called you to do with Him.

May God's riches blessings and His love be poured out on your life daily in Jesus Name?

In His Love and His Service,

William & Susan

 

Note: Unless otherwise noted, all Scriptures are from the King James Version.