No One Comes: John 14:6

“no one comes”               I once heard a preacher say that if you are feeling distant or separated from God that it is you that moved, not he.  There is a great deal of truth in that statement.  Sin is a great divide that separates us, a sinful people, from a Holy God.  And […]

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No One: John 14:6

“no one”               Jesus has moved from making a positive statement of the truth to a negative one.  First he says, “Yes, I am the way…” and now he is saying, “No, there is no other way.”  In this way, Jesus makes sure that we understand the exclusivity of the Christian faith.  There is […]

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I am the Way: John 14:6

“I am the way”               It is important that you read this statement very closely, because many people in our culture do not understand the language that Jesus is using.  He says, “I am THE way,” he does not say, “I am A way.”  Our culture seems to think that it does not matter […]

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I Am: John 14:6

  “I am”               Not only is Jesus drawing attention to himself when he emphasizes the “I” of this statement, but he is making another connection as well.  In Exodus 3:14, when Moses asks the Lord what name shall he give to the Israelites as to who is sending him, the Lord says to […]

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I: John 14:6

“I”               This statement begins with the Greek word “ejgwv” (ego), which means “I.”  Though this may not seem significant, it is significant in the Greek language, for in Greek, the verb carries its own subject, in other words, it is redundant to use the actual word for “I” unless you are doing so […]

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