Exalting Christ and Loving People

John 5 – Like Father Like Son

Pastor David speaks on God’s character and how evident it is in Jesus. Join us at 10:30 on Sunday morning to watch the service live.

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When Adam was 130 years old, he had a son who was just like him, his very spirit and image, and named him Seth. (Genesis 5:3) (The Message)

-John 10:30, 38; 14:9-10

1. The Father and Son are one in ___________. (John 5:17-47)

2. The Father and Son are one in _____________.  

(John 5:17-21, 25,26,28-30)

  • God’s work is to give/sustain _________________ life.

Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of men. (John 1:3,4)

In Him we life and move and have our being…  (Acts 17:28)

  • God’s work is to give/sustain _____________________ life.

Indeed, in our hearts we felt the sentence of death.  But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead. 

(II Corinthians 1:9)

>______________________ resurrection

“Lord,” Martha said to Jesus, “if you had been here my brother would not have died.”…Jesus said to her, “Your brother will rise again.”                            (John 11:21,23)

>______________________ resurrection

As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. (Eph. 2:1-2)

3. The Father and Son are one in _________________.  

(John 5:22,27,30)

4. The Father and Son are one in _____________. (John 5:22,23)

He who hates me hates my Father as well. (John 15:23)


  • You need to _______________ God’s Word
  • You need to __________________ God’s Word

Digging Deeper

Q1: Are you like someone else in your family? If so, who? What are the similarities?

Q2: How are you like/dislike your dad or your mom?

Q3: Read John 10:27-33 and John 20:27-28.  What do these verses teach us about Jesus and His deity? 

Q4: Of the four links between God the Father & God the Son, which one means the most to you? Why?

Q5: Read John 5:9-10, 16 describe those who missed what God was up to because they were focused on themselves and their rules.  Does this still happen today? If so, how?

Q6: Read John 5:30 and John 15:5. What do those verses say to us about our need to be humble and dependent?  How do we demonstrate that in our day to day lives?