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The Good News of Jesus is for ALL



-MSU: what is it, why does it matter, how do I experience it
-HSU: explanation of what the Good News means for us as a family
HSU: explanation of what the Good News means for us as a family



-Close up this month with a question:
What is the purpose “Good News?”

What is the purpose “Good News?”

John 3:17 ESV
17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
John 3:16 ESV
16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Jesus comes to YOU

John 4:4–7 ESV
4 And he had to pass through Samaria. 5 So he came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the field that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6 Jacob’s well was there; so Jesus, wearied as he was from his journey, was sitting beside the well. It was about the sixth hour. 7 A woman from Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.”
-Jesus sought this woman out
Jesus sought this woman out
-He went to where she was in the midst of what she was doing
-You aren’t alone
-God is active not passive
-“God Sent His son”

Jesus knows YOU

Jesus knows YOU

John 4:16–19 ESV
16 Jesus said to her, “Go, call your husband, and come here.” 17 The woman answered him, “I have no husband.” Jesus said to her, “You are right in saying, ‘I have no husband’; 18 for you have had five husbands, and the one you now have is not your husband. What you have said is true.” 19 The woman said to him, “Sir, I perceive that you are a prophet.
John 4:16-
-Jesus knows what the woman has been through
-He speaks specifically to her story
-There is no mold to fit with Jesus
-Jesus doesn’t use your weakness to shame you, but to strengthen you
-“Not to condem”

Jesus empowers YOU

John 4:39–42 ESV
39 Many Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman’s testimony, “He told me all that I ever did.” 40 So when the Samaritans came to him, they asked him to stay with them, and he stayed there two days. 41 And many more believed because of his word. 42 They said to the woman, “It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, for we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this is indeed the Savior of the world.”
John 4:
-The story of your redemption creates opens the door for others
-Be bold in what God has done in your life
-God isn’t ashamed of your story
-You are the closest someone will come to meeting Jesus on earth
-“be saved through Him.”

The hope of Jesus is for ALL

-Bring it home baby
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