John 13:21 – … Jesus was troubled in spirit and testified, “Very truly I tell you, one of you is going to betray me.”

John 14:1 – “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.

John 13:36-37 – Simon Peter asked him, “Lord, where are you going?” Jesus replied, “Where I am going, you cannot follow now, but you will follow later.” 37 Peter asked, “Lord, why can’t I follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.”

John 14:4-5 – You know the way to the place where I am going.” 5Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?”

The Manipulating Lies:
-My feelings are telling me the truth.
-God’s commands can’t be completely trusted in this life.
-There are other viable options.

The Path To Living When There’s Trouble:
-Only one way of doing life gets us to the Father.
-Only one way of doing life gets us out of trouble.

Dwayne Terry

A PERSONAL JESUS         Part 05 – I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life

John 13:21 – … Jesus was troubled in spirit and testified, “Very truly I tell you, one of you is going to betray me.”

tarássō [tar-ahs’-soh] to trouble, to stir or agitate water by moving it back and forth.

John 14:1 – “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.

John 13:36-37Simon Peter asked him, “Lord, where are you going?” Jesus replied, “Where I am going, you cannot follow now, but you will follow later.” 37 Peter asked, “Lord, why can’t I follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.”

John 14:4-5You know the way to the place where I am going.” 5Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?”

The Manipulating Lies

John 8:44… the devil … there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

  • My feelings are telling me the truth.
  • God’s commands can’t be completely trusted in this life.
  • There are other viable options.

The Path To Living When There’s Trouble

  • Only one way of doing life gets us to the Father.

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

Isaiah 30:21 – …your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.”

  • Only one way of doing life gets us out of trouble.

Psalm 42:5 – Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.

John 16:33“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”