Surprised by Christmas-Part I

Series: Surprised by Christmas

Title: Part 1

Date: December 3-4, 2016

Speaker: Phil Vaughan


Big Idea:

Light is foundational to Christmas, because Jesus is the light of the world.

Passages: John 1:1-20; John 8:12

Discuss It:

·       Have you ever walked around in the darkness? What was it like?

·       Read John 8:12

·       Who did Jesus say that He was? (v. 12)

·       What did Jesus say would be the result of following Him? (v. 12)

·       In what ways is Jesus the light of the world?

·       How is or how has Jesus been ‘light’ in your life?

·       Read John 1:1-20

·       What was John’s role in relation to the light? (v. 6-8)

·       What did John indicate and confess about himself? (v. 20)

·       In what way is John an example for us to follow?

·       What are some practical ways you could reveal the light of Jesus to another this week?

Apply It:

·       What is the one thing you need to take away from this study?

·       What will help you remember it?

·       Is there anything that needs to change in your thinking, actions, or relationships as a result?