Manifesting the Works of God

Manifesting the Works of God

Jn.9:1-37

  • Verses 1-5, imagine yourself as that blind man,
    hopeless – verse 32
  • Typology of us being as the blind man lost and
    without hope
  • Our purpose is to manifest the works of God

Do you have a Testimony of the Change?

  • Verses 
    8-9, People around him knew that something had changed!
  • When you got saved did others notice?
  • An old fishing guide, I know did, I didn’t till
    30 years later
  • You can make that change today, manifesting the
    works of God
  • Verses 18-23, His parents knew of the change,
    and wanted no change In their lives
  • Verses 13-16,24,29,&34
  • Religion will lead you anywhere but to Jesus.
    They Hate your change.

Do you Testify of the Cause?     

  • Verses 8-12, People around him asked him of the
    cause
  • 1 Peter 3:15, But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be
    ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of
    the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:
  • He simply stated the facts, when asked more,
    said “I know not”
  • Verse 15, Repeated the facts to the Pharisees
  • Verse 17, He said “He is a Prophet” (Knew that
    God had something to do with it)
  • Verses 18-23, There is no words recorded about
    any conversation with parents, hard to do.
  • Some parents have said “You believe what you
    want, just don’t bring it around here”
  • Verses 25-27, Became bolder, totally convinced.
  • Verses 30-33, He started preaching!
  • The more you testify the better you get at it.

Have you Trusted Christ?

  • Verses 35-38, Believe and trust Christ, what a
    way to manifest the works of God
  • Verse 31 Do his will, and worship him, and he
    heareth you!