Pastor Armstrong's sermon is based on John 8:48-59.
The Greatest Claim in History (John 8: 48-59)
I. Jesus is _______________ (v.48).
A. When we can’t win a debate with someone, we often resort to __________________________________ (v.48).
B. To glorify oneself is to seek the approval of _________ (v.50a).
C. Jesus prefers _____________by His peers in order that He might gain the ____________ of God (v.50b).
1. __________is God’s to give, not ours to achieve.
2. Jesus waits for God to ____________Him through suffering, death and resurrection.
II. “Who do you make yourself out to be” (v.53)? The _____________ of Jesus.
A. “If anyone keeps My word, he will never see death” (v.51)!
B. “Before Abraham was, I AM” (v.58).
III. What His claim means for us.
A. You cannot have a __________response to Jesus.
B. You must ___________Him or __________ Him, there is no middle ground (Matthew 12:30a; Mark 9:38-41).