Why did Jesus come into the world? Would it surprise you to find out that he actually told us why he came? I mean he literally said the words, several times, “I have come to…” This week, Daniel leads Mart and Elisa and Bill in exploring 5 different spots where Jesus said that phrase, “I have come to…”. Would you like to know why Jesus came? That's what you'll discover with the Discover the Word group this week.
The Old Testament, the Law and the Prophets, repeatedly predicted the coming of Christ. Yet when Jesus finally arrived, the religious leaders were caught off guard. Even His disciples misunderstood why He came! In this chapter, you’ll hear what Jesus said is the reason He came.
In the first century, people were shocked to hear Jesus rebuking religious leaders and spending time with tax collectors. But Jesus explained that He came not for the “righteous,” but for the sinners. In this chapter, you’ll address a common misconception about why Jesus came.
Like it or not, kids reveal a lot about their parents! And in this chapter, you’ll consider how the idea of family resemblance enters into our discussion this week about “Why Did Jesus Come?”
If you’re afraid of the dark, you know how comforting it is when someone finally turns on the light. Light exposes things that were hidden in darkness and illuminates the path in front of us. In this chapter, you’ll discover why the Bible says Jesus came to bring light into this dark world! He came . . . to turn the light on!
Jesus repeatedly explained to His followers the reasons why He came. But He also openly shared His intentions with those who wanted to stop Him. In this chapter, you’ll take a closer look at a revealing conversation between Pontius Pilate and Jesus about why He came!