I AM

John 8:58-59  Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.”  So they picked up stones to throw at him, but Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple. John Piper, in a sermon, “Death Is Not the End of Life,” explained, “Now, if Jesus had meant to say … More I AM

His purpose: to proclaim the truth of Who He is, not to convince the court of His innocence.

And the high priest stood up and came forward and questioned Jesus, saying, “Do You make no answer? What is it that these men are testifying against You?” But He kept silent, and made no answer. Coty Pinckney on Mark 14:60-62 Frustrated, the High priest tries to get Jesus to incriminate himself. Jesus gives no … More His purpose: to proclaim the truth of Who He is, not to convince the court of His innocence.

Who ARE you?…”I AM”

Coty Pinckney on Mark 14:60-62 And the high priest stood up and came forward and questioned Jesus, saying, “Do You make no answer? What is it that these men are testifying against You?” But He kept silent, and made no answer. Frustrated, the High priest tries to get Jesus to incriminate himself. Jesus gives no … More Who ARE you?…”I AM”

What does it mean when you ask your God, Who are you? and he answers, I AM WHO I AM?

John Piper comments on Exodus 3, a passage in our Bible reading plan today: The most common and the most important name for God in the Old Testament is a name that in our English versions never even gets translated. Whenever you see the word LORD in all capital letters, you know that this name … More What does it mean when you ask your God, Who are you? and he answers, I AM WHO I AM?