Lesson 17 The Crowd is divided John 7:32-52
Jesus didn’t want to go to Jerusalem for the festival because he knew that the religious leaders wanted to kill him. He was right because the opposition to him and his teachings was growing stronger. None of the religious leaders believed that Jesus was the Son of God. Only the crowd had faith in him. The Pharisees said of the crowd that they were just ordinary people and didn’t know the law. Anyone who did not keep all the words of the law was under a curse (Deuteronomy 27:26). So the Pharisees believed that these people were under God’s curse (47-49). They didn’t realize that they themselves were under a curse V50
Question 2 The Pharisees called the people who believed in Jesus, ‘accursed’ V 47-49 (they are under a curse) but what does Nicodemus say to them? V 50+51
Question 4 The leaders think that no one from Galilee is very important, for example, their Scriptures tells them that no prophet comes from Galilee (52) Where was Jesus born?
Question 5 Jesus says that from within us shall flow rivers of living waters, if we believe in him V
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