THE SKEPTIC: NATHANAEL
Jesus, the "Explanation" or "Reason"
John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and
the Word was with God, and the Word was
G...
Jesus, the "Explanation" or "Reason"
John 1:14 And the Word became flesh and
dwelt among us full of grace and truth. We
ha...
Honestly Considering the Claims of Christ
John 1:29 The next day John saw Jesus
coming toward him and said, "Look, the
Lam...
Honestly Considering the Claims of Christ
John 1:43 The next day Jesus decided to
leave for Galilee…
Honestly Considering the Claims of Christ
... Finding Philip, he said to him, "Follow
me."
Honestly Considering the Claims of Christ
John 1:44 Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was
from the town of Bethsaida. 45 Phil...
Honestly Considering the Claims of Christ
John 1:46 "Nazareth! Can anything good
come from there?" Nathanael asked.
Intellectual Honesty

Dismissiveness is deadly
Numbers 14:11 The LORD said to Moses,
"How long will these people treat me ...
Personal Investigation
John 1:46 "Come and see," said Philip.
The Skeptic Finds Faith
John 1:47 When Jesus saw Nathanael
approaching, he said of him, "Here is a true
Israelite, in whom...
The Skeptic Finds Faith
John 1:48 "How do you know me?"
Nathanael asked…
The Skeptic Finds Faith
John 1:48 … Jesus answered, "I saw you
while you were still under the fig tree before
Philip calle...
The Skeptic Finds Faith
John 1:49 Then Nathanael declared, "Rabbi,
you are the Son of God; you are the King of
Israel."
The Skeptic Finds Faith
John 1:50 Jesus said, "You believe because I
told you I saw you under the fig tree. You
shall see ...
The Skeptic Finds Faith
John 20:24 Now Thomas [called Didymus],
one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples
when Jesus c...
The Skeptic Finds Faith
25

So the other disciples told him, "We have
seen the Lord!" But he said to them, "Unless
I see t...
The Skeptic Finds Faith
John 1:51 He then added, "I tell you the
truth, you shall see heaven open, and the
angels of God a...
THE SKEPTIC: NATHANAEL
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Encounters With Jesus - Part 1

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02-09-14 Sermon
Seth Gatchell - Sr. Pastor, Pacific Church of Irvine
www.pacificchurch.com
The 1st in a 10 part series regarding encounters with Jesus

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Encounters With Jesus - Part 1

  1. 1. THE SKEPTIC: NATHANAEL
  2. 2. Jesus, the "Explanation" or "Reason" John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.
  3. 3. Jesus, the "Explanation" or "Reason" John 1:14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us full of grace and truth. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
  4. 4. Honestly Considering the Claims of Christ John 1:29 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!"
  5. 5. Honestly Considering the Claims of Christ John 1:43 The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee…
  6. 6. Honestly Considering the Claims of Christ ... Finding Philip, he said to him, "Follow me."
  7. 7. Honestly Considering the Claims of Christ John 1:44 Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida. 45 Philip found Nathanael and told him, "We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote--Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph."
  8. 8. Honestly Considering the Claims of Christ John 1:46 "Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?" Nathanael asked.
  9. 9. Intellectual Honesty Dismissiveness is deadly Numbers 14:11 The LORD said to Moses, "How long will these people treat me with contempt? How long will they refuse to believe in me, in spite of all the miraculous signs I have performed among them?
  10. 10. Personal Investigation John 1:46 "Come and see," said Philip.
  11. 11. The Skeptic Finds Faith John 1:47 When Jesus saw Nathanael approaching, he said of him, "Here is a true Israelite, in whom there is nothing false."
  12. 12. The Skeptic Finds Faith John 1:48 "How do you know me?" Nathanael asked…
  13. 13. The Skeptic Finds Faith John 1:48 … Jesus answered, "I saw you while you were still under the fig tree before Philip called you."
  14. 14. The Skeptic Finds Faith John 1:49 Then Nathanael declared, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the King of Israel."
  15. 15. The Skeptic Finds Faith John 1:50 Jesus said, "You believe because I told you I saw you under the fig tree. You shall see greater things than that."
  16. 16. The Skeptic Finds Faith John 20:24 Now Thomas [called Didymus], one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came.
  17. 17. The Skeptic Finds Faith 25 So the other disciples told him, "We have seen the Lord!" But he said to them, "Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe it."
  18. 18. The Skeptic Finds Faith John 1:51 He then added, "I tell you the truth, you shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."
  19. 19. THE SKEPTIC: NATHANAEL

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