Jesus and Government

October 4, 2015 ()

Bible Text: John 19:6-11 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church – Oct. 4th, 2015 – Worship service – Alan Conner

John 19:6-11

Jesus and Government

Intro

A. PILATE AND THE JEWS (John 19:6-9).

1) Context:

2) Pilate’s frustration (v. 6).

3) The Jew’s accusation (v. 7).

4) Pilate’s fear (v. 8).

B. PILATE AND JESUS (John 19:9-10).

1) “Where are You from?” (v. 9).

2) Pilate’s assertion of authority over Jesus (v. 10).

C. JESUS AND PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT (John 19:10-11).

1) Governments are established by God (v. 11a).

2) All civil authority is accountable to God.

3) Rulers are responsible for their sin (v. 11b).

a) There are degrees of sin.

b) Pilate has less sin than Caiaphas.

D. PRINCIPLES FOR THE CHURCH

1) Should the church imitate Jesus in these matters?

2) Examples:

3) Guidelines.

a) Pray for our leaders. 2:1

b) Preach.

c) Participate.

d) Prepare

Conclusion