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03-20-16 The Hour Has Come

The Hour Has Come
John 12:20-26

After Jesus rode triumphantly into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, two Greeks, who were there to worship, set their wills to see Jesus. They found Philip, one of the disciples and said, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” This is the heart and mind of all true worshipers and seekers. Jesus’ response to this is interesting. He tells his disciples, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.”

Leading Up to the Most Significant Event in History (vs. 23)
Jesus’ ministry intentionally headed to this (John 2:4, 7:30)
It’s always been about the cross and resurrection

Choosing the Greatest Good (vs. 25)
Worldly desires and rewards versus godly desires and rewards
“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.” Jim Elliot, missionary

Committing to Follow Wherever Jesus Leads Us (vs. 26)
Our calling is to faithfully serve our Lord
We follow Jesus’ path of suffering

Receiving the Greatest Honor (vs. 26)
The greatest promise from God our Father

As I seek to see Jesus, this week, leading up to Easter, I commit myself to

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