Friday 191018 – Confession of faith of a blind man Jn 9:13-41

Confession of faith of a blind man
Jn 9:13-41

Introduction – Faith (power of the Gospel)
(1) Church members of the Thessalonica (1:3)
– Works of faith
(1:8) Your faith in God became known everywhere
* When you factually believe, works take place
(2) Jews, Pharisee – Your best, Zeal
devout, reading the scripture, the Law
– Faith – Acts, Factual faith
– Self righteousness
(3) Characteristics of a religious person – Spiritual ignorance
– Physical diligence – Spiritually insensitive
God’s Will (plan) – (Uninterersted)
(4) True faith – works of creation
Acts 1:8, authority, witness

Main Discourse
1. Evidence of faith
1) Salvation that is unspeakable, thanksgiving (moved)
* Fate and destiny, authority of hell, authority of satan
2) Works of faith (1 Th 1:3)
– Enjoyment of the Gospel (Everyday for the rest of your life)
3) Faith is being certain (Heb 11:1)
4) faith is the power of the gospel (Answers)
Acts 1:1 faith that Jesus is the Christ and prayer within the covenant
Acts chapter 2 Evidence
Acts chapter 3 Evidence of the witness
* Acts 4:19-20 The witness of these works
2. The errors of the Jews
* Lost hold of Christ
All of their outstanding things – Obstructed Christ
1) Division (16) – Broke the Sabbath
2) Perspective of the Law – When you are not moved by the gospel
3) Treated Jesus like a sinner (16, 24)
4) They did not believe the works of miracles (God’s work)
5) Put out of the synagogue(22) – Acknowledged that Jesus is the Christ
6) Disciples of Moses (28)
7) You do not know where he comes from
* Guidance of the Holy Spirit X
3. Confession of faith of the blind man
1) The man they call Jesus (11)
– 17 (Prophet)
33 (This man from God)
* Messiah, Christ
2) Blind man – The one who is able to see (25)
3) The godly man who does his will (31)
4) This man from God (33)
5) I believe (38)
* Formality X, Idealistic X
* Jesus – Messiah (Christ)
Solved my life problems
4. Spiritually blind
1) Mt 15:14 If a blind man leads a blind man
– They will fall into a pit
Mt 23:15 Teachers of the Law
2) So that the blind will see (39)
– Spiritual mystery (Forces of Darkness)
3) Those who see will be blind
4) Those who denied Christ

Conclusion – Commission of a witness
(Acts 5:32)
1) Confession (Mt 16:16)
(1) Upon this rock I will build my church
(2) Gates of Hades
(3) Keys to the kingdom of Heaven
2) Experience – the name of Jesus Christ
(Field, My problems)
3) Commission – Witness
– Business, Talent
– Realise the reason
– Life, the reason to live

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