click to Read the passage: John 14 (a new browser window will open)
v.1 1. Inability to reason out unreasonable events.
(Let not your heart be troubled, ye)
v.1 2. An invitation to heaven’s truths that challenges earthly understanding.
(ye believe in God, )
v.1 3. Doubts that seem to speak louder than truth.
(believe also in me.)
v.1 4. Fears of the unknown.
v.2 5. Lack of a grasp and understanding of eternity. This causes an
overemphasis on the earthly matters of life.
(in my Father’s house are many mansions, if)
v.2 6. Made up issues- focusing on the unmet issues of life versus the truths
taught and their revealings of life.
(if it were not so, I would have told you. )
focusing on the temporal versus the eternal
v.3 7. Threatenings of having to go it alone.
(I will come again, )
v.3 8. Unfamiliarity with living forever in heaven.
(and receive you unto myself: that where I am, there ye may be also.)
If we can believe God faithful here on earth, how much more His
faithfulness in heaven means.
v.5 9. Fear of failure- losing sight, getting lost, etc.
(Thomas saith unto, Lord, we know not whither thou goest: and how can
we know the way?)
v.6 10. Forgetting once saved and held by Christ; one cannot lose the way.
(I am the way, the truth, and the life)
Nothing else really matters. The truth is forever settled in heaven.!