Jesus is God's Glory
“The Word . . .
. . . became flesh . . .
. . . and dwelt among us . . .
. . . and we have seen His glory . . .”
Take Home Idea: This glorious God, whom nobody in the world could go near, comes near to us.
“Jesus is God’s Glory” Discussion Questions
What is your full name? How did your parents come up with it?
Look at the Take Home idea. Explain it in your own words.
Pastor Joel called John 1:14 the pre-eminent verse on Christmas. Do you agree or disagree? What other verses (or passages) might you give that description to?
How do vv. 1-3 connect with v. 14? What facts about “the Word” can you find in vv. 1-3?
Why does this gospel begin “In the beginning” rather than at Jesus’ birth? What new insights does that give us about Jesus you don’t get from the other gospels?
What is the significance behind John using the word, “flesh” in v. 14?
How does Jesus fulfill the importance of the tabernacle? Why does John use that word, “tabernacle” or “dwelling”?
When you think of “glory” what image comes to mind? Where do think John saw Jesus’ glory?
How would someone “full of grace and truth” treat others?
From v. 12, how might you explain to someone what faith is? What does that title “children of God” mean to you?
When did Jesus become the Word of God to you? How can you grow to know Him better?
How much have you allowed Jesus to “dwell” with you? Are you keeping him a the door? Living room? Kitchen? Given him the keys? Why?
Close by praying together about how you might be shine His light together.