Presentation on theme: "Preparation of Disciples for Impending Crisis John 13 New Life Bible Fellowship Dr. Kermit Ecklebarger March 10, 2013 www.newlifetucson.com/connection/"— Presentation transcript:
Preparation of Disciples for Impending Crisis John 13 New Life Bible Fellowship Dr. Kermit Ecklebarger March 10, 2013
Introduction A. Johns Emphasis 1 Public ministry 12 / 13 Private ministry 17/18 Passion ministry 21 (2-3 YEARS) (ONE EVENING) (6 WEEKS) B. Jesus emphasis : Preparation for His absence
I. Preparation of disciples to get along with each other 13:1-17 A. The setting 13: Jesus knowledge: lofty conscience a. His Hour Come b. His Authority c. His Origin d. His Destiny e. His Betrayer
2. Johns theme: loved own to end a. Un limited b. Unselfish d. Undeservedc. Uncompromising
B. Jesus act: washes disciples feet 13: Significance: act of slave – lowly conduct 2. Lesson: Love transcends barriers
C. Peters reaction: quick thinking 13:6-11 Peter-Are you going to wash my feet? Jesus-You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand. Peter-No, you shall never wash my feet. Jesus-Unless I wash you, you have no part with me.
C. Peters reaction: quick thinking 13:6-11 Peter- Not just my feet but my hands and my head as well! Jesus- Those who have had a bath need only wash their feet: their whole body is clean. And you are clean, though not every one of you.
D. Jesus application: Pattern for disciples love 13:12-17; II. Preparation of disciples for Judas betrayal 13:18-30 A. Disloyalty predicted B. Dismissal pronounced 21-30
III. Preparation of disciples for His absence 13:31-38 Structure: Planned speech with 4 interruptions A. Prediction of departure 13:31-33 ~~From Divine Side: Glorification ~~From Human Side: Separation Just as I told the Jews, so I tell you now: …Where I am going, you can not come.
B. Principle of discipleship = love 13:34-35 A new commandment I give you: love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. BELIEVERS BADGE
C. Prediction of Peters betrayal 1. First Int. – Peter: Destiny question: Where? Jesus: Where I am going, you can not follow now, but you will follow later.
-Peter: Delay question: Why not now? I will lay down life for you. -Jesus: Will you really lay down your life for me? Very truly I tell you, before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times. MAJOR LESSON: LOVE LIKE JESUS!