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Bible Study John 7:25-36

John 7:25-31

  • John 7:1-24 – Jesus talked about seeing through lens of Law vs. Mercy.
  • In Christ, we have God’s mercy and Law fulfilled.
  • Matthew 5:17
  • “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.
  • Jesus was born in Bethlehem.
  • Matthew 2:5
  • Micah 5:2
  • Culturally establishing one’s origin was important in knowing their identity.
  • Romans 8:29 (AMP)
    For those whom He foreknew [and loved and chose beforehand], He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son [and ultimately share in His complete sanctification], so that He would be the firstborn [the most beloved and honored] among many believers.
  • Matthew 11:27-30
    All things have been delivered to Me by My Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father. Nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and the one to whom the Son wills to reveal Him. 28 Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am [a]gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”
  • Matthew 7:13-14
  • “Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. 14 [a]Because narrow is the gate and [b]difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.
  • Matthew 25:23
  • His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.’

John 7:32-36

  • Jesus speaks to religious leaders after Him.
  • Kingdom of Heaven
  • Matthew 5:20
  • For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.
  • 1 Corinthians 6:9
  • Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites,
  • Revelation 21:27
  • But there shall by no means enter it anything [a]that defiles, or causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s Book of Life.