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Bob Highlands' Messages & Lessons for 2018

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This series covers the Gospel of John and is tied to a series of study lessons Pastor Bob
is sharing with the church in a special in-depth class on Sunday and Wednesday.
Some of the materials from that class are shared here for your personal study.

Gospel of John Lesson 01 Overview Chart - FILLED IN
Gospel of John Lesson 01Overview Chart - BLANK
Gospel of John Lesson 02 Study Guide
Gospel of John 02 Slides for Study Guide
Gospel of John 03 Study Guide
Gospel of John 03 Slides for Study Guide

Gospel of John 04 Study Guide
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Gospel of John 05 Study Guide
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Gospel of John 06 Study Guide
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Gospel of John 07 Study Guide
Gospel of John 07 Slides for Study Guide
Gospel of John 07 Work Sheet

Message ONE in the Series

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Notes for message in PDF available here.

Why did John write his book? John wrote to an audience who had heard about Jesus but unlike him had never seen him personally. His dramatic and bold opening is meant to lay a foundation for the rest of the book. Follow along as Pastor Bob helps the listener to understand the meaning and power of the opening. Along the way you will laugh, gasp and even be entertained as he breaks out a real sword to show you the importance of the Word of God. This is a message you will want to listen more than once. Start this journey through the book of John and learn about the Spiritual Wars we face.

Message TWO in the Series

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Notes for message in PDF available here.

Why would God use someone like you? People often see themselves as vastly different and inferior to the people they read about in the Bible. What if that is not true? Pastor Bob takes a deep look at one of the most unlikely people ever to serve God. He is so famous we often over look his idiosyncrasies. He was an introvert, unorthodox and often tackles but he was used of God and is a great person to look at if you are doubting your value in the Kingdom of God. There was a man, sent from God and his name was John and he is a great guy with a whole bunch of strange approaches to life and God used him anyway. A message of hope and promise for all believers.

Message THREE in the Series

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Notes for message in PDF available here.

Who is Jesus? The purpose of the book of John is to show who Jesus is. This is laid out in great detail throughout the book. At the beginning in this introduction John shows us seven distinct truths about who Jesus is. Each one is a way for the believer to know and relate to Jesus. The disciple John writes about the contrast between John the Baptist and Jesus the Christ. In the end the question we all must answer is the same one John the Baptist had to answer. Who is more important, Jesus or me? John the Baptist was able to answer the question and put his own life in perspective in John 3.30. Pastor Bob will bring you to a place of making a choice after he shows you who Jesus really is.

Message FOUR in the Series

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Notes for message in PDF available here.

Is He a God of LOVE or is He a God of JUSTICE? The truth is that He is both a God of Mercy and a God of Justice. He has allowed each of us to choose how we will relate to Him her in this life. He then will honor our choices in eternity when we arrive before him at the judgment. About 154,000 people die each day and find themselves facing the judgment. Most of them are not ready for what is about to happen. Pastor Bob takes you step by step through the events that happen when we die and explains why we either face a God of Mercy or a God of Justice. Jesus turned water into wine and he cleared the temple with a rope whip. It was the same Jesus but interacting with vastly different people. How he will interact with you at the Judgment will be determined how you interact with Him now. Find out the truth and don't get caught unprepared.

Message FIVE in the Series

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Notes for message in PDF available here.

Who needs Jesus in their life? To the believer the answer is obvious but to the world of nonbelievers it is not so clear. Jesus took the time in the book of John to introduce himself to the world in hopes to help them understand what he could do for them on a daily basis. The seven "I Am's" of  Jesus in the book of John are there as an encouragement for believers and are a way for nonbelievers to get o know what Jesus has to offer them.

Message SIX in the Series

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Notes for message in PDF available here.

How is a believer supposed to pray? The question on how to pray comes up all the times. It comes in emails, text, calls and people pulling me aside and wondering how to do it. I am not sure it is the how we do it as much as our attitude. We need to have the attitude Jesus had when he prayed to the Father in John 17. Discover the three keys to a successful Christian life and a successful prayer life. Learn how we REFLECT, REPAIR and RESTORE ourselves and the world with our prayer life.

Message SEVEN in the Series

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Notes for message in PDF available here.

Why would anyone want to give themselves a BLACK EYE? Pastor Bob looks at the tradition and celebration of LENT and ask the believer to make THE CRITICAL CHOICE. The commitment level of a believer is tied to their self-control and willingness to serve a risen savior 365 days a year. Discover the difference between temporary self-serving commitment and long-term commitment. Prepare your heart to worship and serve the risen savior this Easter season. Jesus give the woman caught in adultery the critical choice. It is the same one he give to each person he meets. Are you ready to make THE CRITICAL CHOICE?

Message EIGHT in the Series

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Notes for message in PDF available here.

What NEXT? Pastor Bob will share about HEAVEN and why it is such a vital part of the life of a believer. It is not just about the future it is also about our personal rest and contact where we discover the power of prayer. Heaven is our future home and we need to be ready with our names written in the Lamb's Book of Life. Discover the promises of heaven and how it effects our lives here today.

Message NINE in the Series

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Notes for message in PDF available here.

How should the church respond to the HOMELESS crisis in our area? Millions are spent on the crisis in our local community annually. The city of Seattle has a drain on their community that has been set as high as one BILLION dollars each year. The church has to answer the question on how to respond to this and if it is a primary responsibility to divert church funds to this growing situation. Pastor Bob examines this in great detail and warns the church to stay on the course and maintain the priorities given it by Jesus. This message also shows how the believer prepares for the storms of life.

Here is a link to the KOMO special Pastor talks about in his message titled "SEATTLE IS DYING."


This program shows the true nature of the HOMELESS problem and
why current solutions are not working.
Prepared to be shocked and challenged in both the special and
the message by Pastor Bob.

 

SPIRITUAL WARS Series

Upcoming Messages from the Book of John

March 24th    Jesus Returns                         John 12.9-19

March 31st       Jesus REVEALED                     John 12.20-50

April 7th            Jesus REFUSED                         John 18

April 14th           Jesus & Redemption          John 19     (Palm Sunday)

April 21st        Jesus’ RESURRECTION        John 20  (EASTER)

April 28th     Jesus RESTORES                       John 21

 

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