Resilient Spirituality-Pastor Deric

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Sermon Notes

This week Pastor Deric continues his series In God We Trust from John 14-16 with a sermon entitled ”Resilient Spirituality”

John 16:1-15
Ice Breaker: Where do you get your personal inspiration from?   
1. What were the 2 major forms of persecution that Jesus warns the disciples they would soon be facing? (vv.1-4)
2. What is the practical application of Jesus’ teaching in the opening 6 verses of chapter 16?
3. Describe the sorrow the disciples would have felt after Jesus shared what was about to transpire. How would they be able to carry on? (vv.5-7)
4. In what way does the Holy Spirit use people to convict the world of sin, righteousness and judgement? (vv.8-10)
5. How should we view ourselves and our part in what the Holy Spirit does? (v.12)
6. What would be the key factor in the lives of the disciples as they carry on with the ministry that Jesus leaves in their hands? (v.12-15) What about us today?

“All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all that I have not seen.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson