1) The Shining of the Light â€“ vv5, 9-10a
2) The Rejection of the Light â€“ vv10b-11
3) The Receiving of the Light â€“ vv12-13
Preparing your heart for the sermon:
-What does light do to darkness? Why is light so
needed in order to live?
-Why did most people not welcome the visit from
-Why do some receive Jesus instead of rejecting him
like the rest?
Other passages to consider: Gen 1:1-5; Ps 27:1; Isa
9:1-7; 42:1-7; Matt 4:12-17; Luke 1:76-79; 2:29-32;
Jn 1:1-13; 3:1-21; 8:12; 9:5; 11:9-10; 12:35-36,
44-50; Acts 26:17-18; 2 Cor 4:1-6; Eph 5:6-16; 1 Pet
2:9; 1 Jn 1:5-10
-How does this passage describe the nearness of
Christ's incarnation? How does this display God's
-What does it look like to receive Jesus? What
happens to those who do that?
-What are the blessings of being a child of God?
-Why do you follow Christ? How should you respond to
Jathan Newton was born and raised in Indianapolis. God saved Jathan at a young age through the preaching of the gospel and instruction of his parents. He received a B.S. in Civil Engineering at Purdue University where he met and married Melissa. During Jathanâ€™s college years, God...