I Am, Part 6 Sermon February 19, 2023

Matthew 16:15 (NIV2011)
15  “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?”

  • The Bread of Life
  • The Light of the World
  • The Gate for the Sheepfold
  • The Good Shepherd
  • The Resurrection and the Life
Context: The bombshell:

John 13:33 (NIV2011)
33  “My children, I will be with you only a little longer. You will look for me, and just as I told the Jews, so I tell you now: Where I am going, you cannot come.

John 14:1-3 (NIV2011) 

1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. 
2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? 
3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. 

John 14:4 (NIV2011)
“You know the way to the place where I am going.” 

John 14:5 (NIV2011)
Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?”

John 14:6 (NIV2011)
6 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” 

I am the Way and the Truth and the Life
Jesus is the Way

He alone is authorized
 Example: DC and US Capitol

Ephesians 3:12 (NIV2011) 

In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence. 

He is alive
 Example: Other religions
1 Corinthians 15:17 (NIV2011)
17 And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins.

Jesus is the Truth
Example: Level

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