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This Is What Humility Looks Like

“What Humility Looks Like”

Pastor Daniel Darling

Series: Divine Intervention

John 3:22-36| October 19, 2008

 

1) Competition in the Ministry – John 3:22-26

·        Moses - Numbers 11:26-30

·        Jesus - Luke 9:46-50

·        Paul - Philippians 1:15-18

2) A Call to Reality – John 3:27-28 (John 1:20-27; John 1:6-8)

“What do you have that you did not receive?” 1 Cor 4:7 (ESV) ______________________________________________________
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3) A Commitment to Real Humility

John’s Role as “Friend of the Bridegroom”

1)      Jehovah’s  marriage covenant with Israel

a.       Isa. 54:5; 62:4ff; Jer. 2:2, 3:20; Ezek. 16:8;
Hosea 2:19ff

b.      Israel had been unfaithful to her vows and God had temporarily put her away

2)      Today God is calling out a people for His name:

a.       The church, the Bride of Christ

                                                                                      i.      2 Cor 11:1-3; Ephesians 5:22-23

3)      John is the last of the Old Testament prophets:

 

Takeaway: “He Must Increase, but I Must Decrease” 

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 “What Humility Looks Like”

Pastor Daniel Darling

Series: Divine Intervention

John 3:22-36| October 19, 2008

 

1) Competition in the Ministry – John 3:22-26

·        Moses - Numbers 11:26-30

·        Jesus - Luke 9:46-50

·        Paul - Philippians 1:15-18

2) A Call to Reality – John 3:27-28 (John 1:20-27; John 1:6-8)

“What do you have that you did not receive?” 1 Cor 4:7 (ESV) ______________________________________________________
______________________________________________________

3) A Commitment to Real Humility

John’s Role as “Friend of the Bridegroom”

1)      Jehovah’s  marriage covenant with Israel.

a.       Isa. 54:5; 62:4ff; Jer. 2:2; 3:20, Ezek. 16:8;
Hosea 2:19ff

b.      Israel had been unfaithful to her vows and God had temporarily put her away

2)      Today God is calling out a people for His name

a.       The church, the Bride of Christ:

                                                                                      i.      2 Cor 11:1-3; Ephesians 5:22-23

3)      John is the last of the Old Testament prophets:

 

Takeaway: “He Must Increase, but I Must Decrease” 

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