Joy and Peace in Christ

Nov 21, 2021 by: Dale Thiele | Series: John: That You May Believe Scripture: John 16:16-33 Tags: joy, peace, tribulation, sorrow, a little while, take heart, overcome

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

John: That You May Believe

Joy and Peace in Christ 

  • Sorrow Turned into Joy
  • Peace Amid Tribulation  

Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read John 16:16-33. What event(s) will take place in “a little while”? How does the woman giving birth help illustrate the experience of the disciples?
  2. What is the source of the disciples’ sorrow? What is the source of our sorrows? In what way is the source of sorrow one and the same?
  3. How does the disciples’ sorrow turn into joy? How does our sorrow turn into joy? How does this promise impact our experience of sorrow?
  4. What sort of tribulation will the disciples experience? Do we experience tribulation? How?
  5. How can we have peace and take heart amid tribulation? 

Memory Verse of the Week:

John 16:33 I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world. (ESV)