Like Father, Like Son

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

John: That You May Believe

Like Father, Like Son 

  • Diving Into the Deeps 
  • The Equality of the Father and the Son 
  • Drawing Life from the Deeps 

Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read John 5:16-30. Why do the religious leaders want to kill Jesus? Is Jesus scared of them? Why or why not?
  2. This is a difficult passage to understand. What is clear for you to understand? About what do you have questions?
  3. What does Jesus say about the similarities between him and the Father? Why are these significant?
  4. Who are the dead in verse 25? What does it mean to “hear and believe” Jesus’ word (v. 24)? What does it mean to “live” (v. 25) or “pass from death to life” (v. 24)?
  5. This passage dives into the excellencies of Christ. How does this passage help you delight more in Christ’s goodness? 

Memory Verse of the Week:

John 5:24 Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life. (ESV)