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05:40 min | 1 year ago

"caleb osborne" Discussed on Magnify Him Together

"Hello everyone. This is Caleb Osborne episode number sixty four of the magnify him together podcast last week in our discipleship for disciples series. We learned with Judas that Jesus will forgive anything, but the he won't share you with another master. This week! We get to spend part eight of our series looking at Thomas. In this episode we're going to see a disciple at his most weak and vulnerable state driven to the very end of his rope, teetering on the brink of total spiritual collapse. And the thing that brought him to this point the enemy that he faced one that is shared by many disciples then and today. And that enemy was inside his own head. It was his doubt. The challenge of generating and sustaining faith in this age of no open vision, accepting the witness about this from ages past. Without seeing the POOF for ourselves. Is One of the hardest challenges that we face. Faith in an age of cynicism and rationalism and atheism has been a big struggle for me and for many others who I am aware of. There are people who are leaving the truth because they have questions, they feel aren't answered by the Bible or addressed within our community. They have doubts that they don't feel they can talk about. Or their ashamed to admit that their faith isn't as rock-solid as everyone else's seems to be. Twenty, six, eight, the possible challenged King Grip. He, said why should be thought thing incredible with you that God should raise the dead. AGRIPPA found the idea that Jesus was raised from the dead to be incredible to be not believable. And yet we'll see the out of all the apostles. Thomas founded the hardest to believe the same thing. Too many who have left the truth into many struggling to stay in this question of why we should believe Jesus was resurrected from the dead. Two thousand years ago is a very serious one. Sometimes simply does not seem credible to believe that God would raise him from the dead or that he could. It is so far outside the realm of everything. We've ever observed to think of a man being raised from the dead. It can be immensely difficult to suspend disbelief and embrace faith at times. And yet. The belief in conviction in the resurrection of Jesus Christ is the foundation upon which we have the assurance that the Gospel is true. And so for those of us who struggle..

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"caleb osborne" Discussed on Magnify Him Together

Magnify Him Together

11:19 min | 1 year ago

"caleb osborne" Discussed on Magnify Him Together

"This is Caleb Osborne with episode number. Sixty three of the magnify him together. Podcast last week in our discipleship for disciples series. We learned Peter that Jesus is looking for absolute loyalty this week. We get to spend part seven of our series looking at the tragic story of Judas. Iscariot when he put the records of the Gospels and Acts Together we find that Judas plays a part in nine separate events in eight of those events. It is emphasized that Judas is one of the twelve. Let's take a moment to consider what that tells us about him. As one of Christ's chosen disciples. Judas was given power to heal unclean spirits and diseases and was sent forth by Jesus to preach the Gospel with the rest. He was promised a thrown over one of the tribes of Israel for three and a half years. He had the privilege of an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ however in addition to these privileges which he shared with the other eleven Judas was also given the extra responsibility of taking care of the finances of of little group who follow Jesus find out later on that it was normal for him to go on missions associated with that position that only he and Christ knew about we also know from later events that Judas had a position of some influence over the other eleven. Now I've emphasized those points now because sometimes we can get the idea. That was some sort of a second rate disciple who was always suspiciously lurking in the background but as the divine record points out time and again. Judas was indeed one of the twelve while the record emphasizes that Judas was one of the twelve in almost every occasion on every instance that he appears in the scripture. There's also always a reference to the fact that Judas was the betrayer. Judas Iscariot one of the twelve which should betray him is a phrase that appears again and again in the Gospels the divine record contrast these phases against each other time and again the highlight that even one of the chosen twelve apostles was able to betray the anointed of God so the first exhortation that we can take from the consideration of Judas is that none of us are immune to sin if a man who walked in the very footsteps of the master one in heard his words every day who saw thousands of miracles for three and a half years could walk out on. Jesus we ought to take heed lest we to fall by the same example. The first time we learned specifically about Jesus is in John Chapter Six. This is the chapter the looked at several times that starts with the feeding of the five thousand and becomes the breaking point for many of Jesus's disciples who went away in stopped following him because of the hardness of his sayings because two people who are looking for a champion who would throw off the Roman yoke and established Jewish independence. A Messiah whose flesh would be broken in his blood report out as you just described John. Six was unthinkable. These disciples could not handle the teachings of Jesus and so they left him and eventually the only ones who were still left were the twelve disciples to Jesus turn to them and ask them will ye also go away and Peter was fifth to answer. Lord. To whom shall we go thou- past the words of eternal life and we believe and are sure thou art the Christ the son of the Living God Peters Declaration of faith is commanded in the other gospels. Here in verse seventy. We learned that Jesus said in reply have not chosen you. Twelve and one of you is a devil. He's speaking of course about Judas. And this is the first time that Jesus suggests to the disciples that one of them was not as he seemed. One of them was not on the same page. And so this chapter records the beginning of Judas his disillusionment with the ministry teaching of Jesus beat suggests that he at least in part share the sentiments of all those other disciples who had forsaken him because of his Talking about his death but Judas gave no outward signs of doubt and so we have the first indication of one of Judas Judas key problems and that is hypocrisy Judas put on a good outward show of faith that fooled the other eleven but Jesus knew what was in his heart the next time we see Judas in the Gospel records much later near the death of Christ. It's at the supper at the House in Bethany when Mary Anointed Jesus Feet John Chapter Twelve. We know the story. Mary took some very costly spiked in washed. Jesus feet in a beautiful active understanding and love but instead of respecting her devotion and learning from it. This opens his mouth in criticism. He said why was this? -pointment not sold for three hundred pence and given to the poor. Seems the first of this would be a legitimate question. Refined OUT FROM MATTHEW. Twenty six that when the other eleven heard Judas status the agreed with him and they joined in murmuring against Mary for what they saw as a waste however despite his appearance of concern for the poor the divine record tells us that Judas had a hidden ugly a motive he was the disciple who possessed the bag and administered the spending in donating of its funds. And we learned that. He abused his by stealing from the Common Fund. Knowing this we understand that Judas had a vested interest in seeing the money given to the poor because then he can steal from it once again. Judas is acting in hypocrisy he can make himself appear to be pious sincere yet. The motives of his heart will all wrong but though he could fool the other disciples. Jesus couldn't fool his master. Jesus rebukes the murmuring disciples commended the women and informed them of the significance of what she had done. He says that she was anointing him. In anticipation of his impending burial. Now it's interesting that the very next thing that both matthew and Mark Record after this rebuke of Judas by Jesus is Judas is meeting with. The high priests had begun. His heart was now translating into action. Against Christ so in Matthew Twenty six I fifteen his opening line to the chief priests was. What would you give me if I delivered him unto you? Judas had by now decided that he wanted no part in Jesus he was gonNA leave him but rather than just depart from following Jesus. He determined to sell him out for as much money as he could get. Jesus had told the disciples at least three times that he would be betrayed and yet Judas sadly took no heed these warnings he went ahead and made a deal with the chief priests for thirty pieces of silver. We're told from then on. Though he continued his act of being a model disciple Judas was all the wild looking for an opportunity to to betray. Jesus now that's considered the night in which Jesus was actually betrayed if you put together the different accounts of what happened in the upper room. You'll find that on at least four occasions throat that evening. Jesus warned the disciples that one of them would betray him and throughout the evening he also goes to great lengths to try to persuade. Judas to change his course of action including washing his feet over and over again. We see Jesus trying to penetrate Judas heart but to no avail. The other disciples were horrified when Jesus had said one of them have him and so after looking around at the Gupta try to figure out who it was they they all of a sudden began to look inward and were moved to ask introspectively one by one. Lord is IT I. They started to wrestle with the question of whether or not they might betray their Lord. Judas had to fit in with the rest to allay suspicion but instead of honest self examination he led the words of Jesus bounce off his seared conscience but still he pretended to be as moved as the and asked. Master is it. I imagine how terrible it must have been for. Jesus as he looked at this disciple who loved whose heart he had tried so hard to soften only utter such a brazen lie but Jesus answered Judas with a quiet affirmation that has said if he had ignored all the warnings so far surely by now Judas knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that Jesus was fully aware of what was in his heart but knowing Jesus knew his intention did nothing to stop this persisting in his plan instead of realizing the power of Jesus love in the extent that he is willing to go to save him Judas hardened his heart when a few minutes later he was told by. Jesus that Thou saidest do quickly. He took the soft that was handed to him and left the room and John Specifically says in chapter thirteen verse thirty. It was night when he left. And the significance of this statement is immense because the lie in which students had been living for months and perhaps even years meant that at least his heart was already entrenched in the darkness but now as he left. Jesus the light of the world in the upper room with his disciples Judas. Walking out into the blackest of night he'd gone over completely to the power of darkness. We know how the story goes. Judas would lead a band of the high priests men right to Jesus in the garden of semi would identify who he was with the deceitful kisses of enemy who was once a friend and then collected his blood money from the priests he betray the son of God for just a few pieces of silver but having done that his actions did not rest easy with him so he hung around to watch. What would happen to Jesus through twenty seven tells us that when Judas finally saw at the end of the trial that Jesus had been condemned to die he realized what he had done repented himself and he went to find the priests the elders he'd realize the enormity of his Senate he frantically tries undo the chain of events that he had set in motion effectively tries to by Jesus back trying to give the silver back to the priest he says I have sinned in that have betrayed the innocent blood but when he saw that the priests intent on killing Jesus Anyway to cast down the money on the temple floor stumbled out and hung himself and so a brother was lost killing himself without ever seeking to write his broken relationship with God is a tragic ending to heartbreaking story and so we have to ask why Judas not able to overcome his problem? After all as we've seen in the past few weeks the other apostles had problems in their discipleship but as a result of their time with Jesus all of them eventually were able to overcome their struggles become useful vessels in the service of the Lord except for.

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"caleb osborne" Discussed on Magnify Him Together

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12:24 min | 1 year ago

"caleb osborne" Discussed on Magnify Him Together

"Hello everyone. This is Caleb Osborne with episode number. Sixty one of the magnify him together. Podcast last week in our discipleship disciples series. We learned with Matthew that Jesus extends God's mercy and expects us to do the same. This week we get to spend part five of our series looking at two disciples who were brothers. James and John. The sons of Zebedee whom Jesus called the sons of Thunder? Now there's much more recorded in the gospels about these sons of thunder than any of the other disciples considered so far in this series and better and have been able to give a whole series of full length classes on James and John. So for this podcast For on one aspect revealed about them and that is their ambition. Now it's important to note that there's much more to James John than their ambition and it's not really fair to them to characterize them by this one trait that they display. But we've chosen to focus on this aspect because we have limited time and because this aspect of ambition is something that was a problem that many of the disciples in the group of apostles struggled with and struggle. That many of us deal with today as well so hopefully it'll be relevant and helpful for you. You probably aware that. On several occasions Jesus would find his disciples arguing with each other about who was going to be the greatest in the kingdom. Now I imagine that this is one of the more embarrassing things. Disciples would end up reading about themselves. Inspired Gospel Records. Because as it's recorded it seems transparent self absorbed and petty but this ongoing debate about who would be the greatest reveals a glimpse of a very human side of this group of apostles as humans. We're always trying to figure out where we are in any given hierarchy whether the hierarchy along a dimension of popularity of looks intelligence skill or just general goodness or always comparing ourselves to others looking down at those lower in the chain so we can feel better about ourselves. Or we're looking above us to try to maneuver our way up the hierarchy. It's one of the ugly things about us as humans. But it's very very common in natural to us. Now perhaps. If you're one of the disciples you wouldn't be the one who sang. I wanted to be the greatest sense of wanting to have the the position of of the leader or the one who always speaks for everyone. If that's not something that you that appeals to you but you're still likely comparing yourself to others and fostering a feeling of superiority on some dimension. Perhaps you'd like to be seen as the most perceptive or wise disciple maybe you'd want to be the most like to the most popular. Perhaps he'd wanted to be the most influential. Maybe you'd like to think that you're the most responsible or mature. Maybe you WanNa be the one who knows the most about the Bible at the one who's the best organizer at whatever? Your ambition is our self image usually revolves around whatever traits that we value most and keeping our ego intact depends on feeling that we are superior in those traits to those around us and for a lot of us that self confidence needs to be validated by recognition from others. And this is probably why on at least three occasions in the gospels. The disciples got into heated arguments. About which one of them was going to be the greatest. Now what might these disputes have? Looked well as we've seen in the series so far. The disciples were very diverse group coming many different backgrounds with varying characteristics. I suspect that there were a few front runners for the position of who would be the greatest and the rest of the disciples with lineup behind their favored contender hoping that if he ended up at the top they could move a few pegs in the pecking order who could those contenders for. The top spots have been. Well I think if you ideas one would be the disciple Judas you see. He was from Judea. The only one of the disciples that we know of that was from Judea which was a more prestigious area in Israel. He was also given the position of treasurer. He had the bag. He control the money which is of course an honored position and we know that the others listened to him. He was able to influence their thoughts and their their speech. Then we have. Of course the Apostle Peter. He was a good contender. He was the most extroverted and assertive disciple. Here's a natural. Take charge kind of guy who often a spokesperson for. Everyone and Peter was included with James and John on several occasions when Jesus gave them great privileges being the only ones to see the raising of gyrus daughter the only ones to see the transfiguration and on both occasions. They were not allowed to talk about what they had seen. Which of course would probably have inspired many mumblings and mutterings about jealousy and about James and John and Peter got this special treatment later on added on the night before his death she would invite the three of them. Peter James and John to go with him in a semi for the time when he most needed a friend to support him in his struggle but James and John as sensitivity had one a couple of further advantages his Indian addition to be in that close inner circle including Peter with Jesus they also had the advantage of relationship with Jesus blood relationship so their mother salone appears to have been married sister Mary. The mother of Jesus his sister sister in law which would make James and John the cousins of Jesus and of course we know in addition that John was known as the disciple whom Jesus loved and was able to enjoy a very close and intimate relationship with him and so there were these top contenders for the position of who would be the greatest and all throughout the disciples. There is this jockeying for position in the hierarchy of who could be greater than who but as his ministry wore on. Jesus still did not directly indicate who favourite disciples were in Matthew Nineteen Verse Twenty Eight. Jesus told his disciples that when his throne of glory was set up. They would each sit on. One of twelve thrones ruling over one of Israel's tribes. Now this was an exciting promise for all of them but it did nothing to indicate which of the twelve would be closest to Jesus or who have the most power and influence and it was soon after this promise that James and John began to think about how they could secure positions of importance in this new administration that Jesus was going to set up when he became king of Israel as they assumed was going to happen very soon in Matthew. Twenty just a chapter later verse. Twenty we find James and John. Come to Jesus with a request and this request is part of a very special strategy. They've brought their mother to do the talking. Remember that their Mothers Saloum. Jesus aunt the sister of his beloved mother Mary so Jesus Approached Him. They bow before him. Salaam is in the front and just asks her. What will that were? What would you like what you GONNA ask of me? And Salaam answers with requests. She says that these my sons James and John May sit the one on the right hand and the other on the left in that kingdom. Now this attempt to secure the most coveted positions in the kingdom seems initially like it was a good idea and doubtless the other disciples were kicking. Themselves will not thinking of such a strategy i. It was brilliant because it didn't involve James and John Engaging in direct self promotion and it would surely be hard for Jesus to publicly turn down. Faithful dedicated respected mother and Israel like salone but Jesus was not to be manipulated instead of answering Salaam. He looked at her sons and he gently challenges them. He says. You don't really know what you're asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I'm going to drink of and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized? Despite having no more than a hazy idea at best of what he meant James and John Answer eagerly we are able now the cup that Jesus referring to that he was going to drink of was of course the suffering that lay between him and the accomplishment of his purpose his time in his trial and His crucifixion. But you'll remember that drinking. That Cup was such an utterly enormous and daunting task that even. Jesus pleaded with his father in seventy to let it pass from him if it was compatible with God's will and it's ironic that when that moment would come just a few months later in the garden of semi. Jesus asked as already mentioned James and John and Peter to come with him to support and encourage him in his ordeal. He asked him to stay into watch with him. And yet when Jesus was Drinking Cup James and John as well as Peter Fell Asleep. They couldn't even stay awake to support. Jesus in his cup. Let alone drink the cup on the drink. The Cup themselves so the Glib insistence that they were able to drink of it was perhaps premature and it wasn't very long until at the arrest of Jesus all the disciples including James and John for Sook him and fled but despite knowing that James and John would not be able to drink the cup Jesus at his hour of suffering. At least initially. Jesus answered there that confidence with encouragement and only a milder proof. He said you shall indeed drink of my cup. Andy Baptized with the baptism that I am baptized. But to sit on my right hand and left hand is not mind to give but it should be given to them for whom it is prepared of my father. The other ten disciples overheard this exchange and were moved with indignation against James and John Outrage that they would make what they saw as a brazen power play. So the vibe rivalry and competing ambitions resurfaced in the group and would have erupted into another heated debate about who was the greatest. But they're whispering and muttering was put on hold when they heard Jesus call them to him so they gathered around Jesus in. He uses this foolish incident as a teaching opportunity. He explains that their ambition for prominence was focused in completely the wrong way he compared their attitude to the gentile rulers who were only interested in using their power by dominating their inferiors but it shall not be so among you he instructs but who suffer will be great among you. Let him be your minister. And whoever wants to be chief among you let him be your servant now this was a complete revolutionary view of what it meant to be a good leader what to be a great leader. Jesus says that if you want to be great or chief then your path has to be one of service you see Jesus actually does want his disciples to aspire to greatness provided you have a correct understanding of what it means to be great because true greatness lies in the humble service of others and Jesus goes on to demonstrate. This is true using himself as the ultimate example. Jesus says that he didn't come to enjoy the perks of power. He didn't come so that people could minister to his knees and wants and comforts and pleasures. He came to Minister. He says and to give his life a ransom.

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"caleb osborne" Discussed on Magnify Him Together

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11:47 min | 1 year ago

"caleb osborne" Discussed on Magnify Him Together

"Hello everyone. This is Caleb Osborne with episode number. Fifty nine of the magnify him. Either podcast last week. In Our discipleship for disciples series. We learned with Andrew the importance of bringing people to Christ because Jesus wants all men to come to him this week. We get to spend part three of our series taking a brief look at the disciple. Philip now like Andrew. Our first introduction to Philip is found in the first chapter of the Gospel of John and so pick up the story of Philip on the day after the meeting between Jesus and Andrew which we discussed last week so we'll start in John One John. Chapter One verse. Forty three which says the day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee and find it Philip and say unto him. Follow me now. Philip was a Beth. Seda the city of Andrew and Peter so as far as we know Philip is the first person who Jesus sought out and commanded to follow him. If you remember from last week Andrew and his companion had I follow Jesus had come to him and then had been invited to follow and of course. We know that Peter was brought by his brother. Andrew but Jesus is the first mover in the calling of Philip which is kind of interesting later on. Jesus would go and he would call disciples in in various settings but Philip is the first one who Jesus says specifically follow me but Phillips response on being called to follow is quite similar to Andrews response that we looked at last week forty five. The next thing we find out is having met. Jesus Philip goes and he finds nathaniel a friend of his death under him. We have found him of whom Moses in the law and the prophets did right Jesus of Nazareth the son of Joseph an annual said under him can any good thing come out of Nazareth Philipp Saith unto him. Come and see so like Andrew. Phillip is so excited about this news that he's compelled to go and bring that news to someone else and so he brings it to he. Brings that news in the FANEUIL? And ultimately convinces nathaniel to come to see Jesus and thank also becomes one of the apostles. That's the calling of Philip and there's more we could get into but for sake of time. We're GONNA move on to the next place where Philip comes up now. We don't see Philip play much of a role in the gospels again until the feeding of the five thousand which we looked at briefly connects of Andrew last week this time. However we're going to revisit this story from the perspective of Philip because it's in this passage that we really start to see Phillips character develop. We'll spend most of the story in John. Six account of the feeding of the five thousand but I will just dip into the luke account because it gives us a crucial piece of background Info Luke. Nine Verse Ten tells us that this event happened in a desert place belonging to Bethseda. Bear this in mind as we continue on in the story of the feeding of the five thousand in John Chapter Six. We'll come back to intimate as you mentioned last week. This story comes about at the end of a long day of Jesus and the disciples ministering to the multitude come to listen in the wilderness. The disciples suggest to Jesus at the end of the day that he would send the multitude away but Jesus response they need not depart. Give them to eat. But then he speaks directly Philip and John Six five records he said Unto Philip Whence Shall We buy bread that these may eat? We have to ask. Why would Jesus Single Out Phillip to ask this time? Why does he give Philip? This particular challenge. Well this is wherever you remember that little thing. We learned from Luke which is that. This is the location of this event. Happened in a desert place belonging to Bethseda so. This is happening in in an area close to the town in Galilee of Bethseda. Why is that significant? If you're a call from John Chapter one that we were at the beginning. The first and only description we have of Philip is that he was from the town of Bethseda and so when Jesus singles out Philip amongst all the other disciples to ask him. Where do we go to buy? Bread part of the reason is is a practical one because after all this era is his home turf the closest town to where they were was phillips town and so he'd be most familiar with what resources were available locally but time the shops closed as it were and he did the best idea of where they could find enough food multitude. But it's not sheer practicality that drives Jesus choice to talk to Philip because we find out in the next verse. John Six for six. That Jesus said this to Philip. To prove him for he himself knew what he was going to do so Jesus already knew how he was gonNA feed the multitude but still instead of doing it right away. He chooses to present the problem of hungry mother to Philip. He intentionally wants to test Philip. Because in this situation Jesus sees an opportunity to develop disciples faith so Philip is presented with a test. He needs to come up with some way to provide food for five thousand plus people within the next hour or so so. Let's look at his response to Jesus in verse. Seven says back to two hundred penny with bread is not sufficient for them at every one of them may take a little. This is Phillips. Best solution to the problem of how to feed the people and leaving aside the question of whether they even had such a large sum of money and whether there was a big enough supply close by who could provide the food. What stands out about his solution. Well he said that. It is not sufficient to his solution that he came up with. Wouldn't it be good enough to solve the problem even notice if everyone had just had a little? If everyone just ate a small morsel two hundred pennyworth would still not be enough so as far as Phillip can see this. Dilemma is unsolvable maybe they will be better off to send the people to fend for themselves after all but Philip has overlooked one various important factor in his problem solving process because Philip failed to take into account the presence of Jesus in their midst and he'd forgotten that Jesus has the power to calm the storms. Raise THE DEAD HEAL. The heal the lame. Give sight to the blind really. There's nothing stopping Jesus from solving any problem or providing any need so when Jesus presented Philip with this discussion of. How do we feed these people? It seems as though Jesus was hoping that Philip would realize that he and his own could not solve the problem and then turned Jesus to ask for his help. Ideally Phillip would have said something like. There's no way that we could have the ability to provide enough food to sustain this huge multitude this evening today but we know that God has given you. Jesus the spirit who measure and we believe that you are sufficient to provide all our needs. So Jesus we can't do it. But can you please provide food for this multitude because we know you have that power but of course? Phillip does not come with that answer. His answers is one of practicality and one that doesn't take into account the ability of Jesus to solve the need and so Jesus proceeded to show him just how able he is to solve this problem. Jesus multiplies the bread and fish that Andrew brought him and then he makes the disciples including Philip hand out food but in the specific wording using John. Six eleven to thirteen. We see deliberate contrast between Philip Solution. And that of Jesus. You remember that Philip Solution would not be sufficient would not be enough even if everyone had just taken a little bit but first eleven says that they were able to distribute the bread and fish to everyone as much as they want it for twelve says that when they were filled. Jesus sent them to send the disciples to gather up the fragments and it says the leftovers that they gathered that they filled twelve baskets over and above what was eaten. Not only is Jesus solution sufficient sufficient or enough to satisfy the people's need. His solution was super abundant overflowed. There were leftovers which is an important principle. Jesus solution to our problems. is is more than enough but John's six later on in chapter reveals a more complete meaning to what this miracle has to tell us because Jesus explains that the miraculous provisioning of bread really represented himself. He said I am the bread of life. He talks as we know about the fact that if you want to have eternal life you don't have life in him. You have to eat his flesh and drink his blood which is a reference of course to the memorials and what they represent but in other words. Jesus says you have to be filled with. Jesus take him inside you to be filled up with Jesus in order to have life. And that's a reference back to the image that was provided as each disciple walked around the the The hills in the wilderness picking up morsels of bread and filling up his basket all the way to the brim. That image becomes a vivid illustration of the disciples need to be filled with the fullness of Christ as it says in John One and Fijian's and elsewhere so the feeding of the five thousand and John. Six for now and we'll move on to our next section. The next time Filip appears in the record is in John Chapter. Twelve which was the story of the Greeks that he and Andrew brought to Jesus which we looked at last week because we looked at it last weekend. Because we're limited for time. We'RE GONNA move ahead past that story and go to the last time that Philip speaks in the New Testament which is just a few chapters later in John Chapter Fourteen John. Fourteen records one of the last conversations that Jesus had with his disciples before his death. This is after Judas has left the room after the bread and wine after Jesus wash their feet and now he's speaking to them. He starts off in the beginning of chapter saying. Do not let your heart be troubled. You believe in God. Believe also in me. So on the eve of his suffering Jesus asking his disciples to take their belief in God and extend it to include a firm belief in him. Jesus is really trying to strengthen the disciples faith in him because his death that was about to happen would be the biggest test that any of his disciples had ever faced and to be able to keep on believing even as Lord hung on a cross was going to be incredibly hard a few verses later in John Fourteen Jesus goes on to tell his disciples..

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