Resurrection & Life

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

John: That You May Believe

Resurrection & Life 

  • Misplaced Expectations
  • Eternal Life Starts Now
  • Belief Over Expectation  

Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read John 11:1-27. What catches your attention from this story? Does anything surprise you?
  2. Consider Martha’s statement in verse 21. What sort of emotions come out in her response?
  3. What is the difference between expectation and belief? What are we called to believe? How is this different from the expectations we tend to hold?
  4. What does it mean that Jesus is the “resurrection and life”? Is he looking to a present or future reality? Explain.
  5. How has Jesus exceeded your expectations? 

Memory Verse of the Week:

John 11:25-26 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?” (ESV)