Christ Must Be Lifted Up

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

John: That You May Believe

Christ Must Be Lifted Up 

  • The Chief End of God: Glorify God
  • The Chief End of Christ: Glorify God
  • The Chief End of You & Me: Glorify God 

 Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read John 12:27-36. Why is Jesus troubled? Why is this encouraging to you and me?
  2. How do Jesus’ words in verses 27-28 compare with Matthew 26:39? What do we learn about prayer in times of distress from Jesus?
  3. How has God glorified his name? How will he glorify it? Compare with Ezekiel 36:22-32.
  4. In what way is the world judged at the cross? How does Jesus’ death glorify the Father?
  5. How do we glorify God? How does verse 36 fit into that calling? 

Memory Verse of the Week:

John 12:32 And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself. (ESV)