Rev. Dr. Jennifer Blake continues a 7 week series on “I AM” statements made by Jesus. The 6th sermon is based on John 14:1-7 (link).
Call to Worship
As we gather this morning, be confident that the Lord is with You;
He has called us, that we may be where He is!
Jesus is the path that leads to God;
He is the certainty that leads to God.
Jesus came as the way, the truth and the life to protect us, to lead us and to comfort us always.
Let us worship God!
Prayer of Confession
Dear Lord, we struggle in our lives with doubt, loneliness and fear of the unknown. We look to other sources to answer hard questions, to justify our actions and to seek comfort. Help us to remember that You alone are the source of all our needs; You guide us on the path that leads to joy; You teach us the real truth of life and death; You shine upon us and our lives…
Assurance of pardon
Jesus tells us He wants to be with us always; He wants to comfort us; He promises that with Him all our sins will be forgiven and His mercy will never cease.
Thanks be to God!
Jesus the Way to the Father
14 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, so that where I am, there you may be also. 4 And you know the way to the place where I am going.” 5 Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” 6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 7 If you know me, you will know my Father also. From now on you do know him and have seen him.”