You Are Never Alone (Max Lucado)
Study of a Book of the Bible: John
Max Lucado looks at the miracles of Jesus as recorded in the Gospel of John. John chose the stories and events from Jesus' life that he believed would give his readers strength, empower them, lift them up, and speak life into their situations. John's record of Jesus' miracles reassure us that we are never stuck or without hope. We are never forgotten. This is the message of the miracles . . . that with God you are never alone.
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You Are Never Alone - Session 1 - God Is with You in the Ordinary
Have you ever caught yourself apologizing to God for praying for something insignificant? Jesus' first miracle happened as a result of an ordinary problem in an ordinary setting. Jesus didn't do anything spectacular, like a healing or feeding multitudes...yet John recorded the story just like he ...
You Are Never Alone - Session 2 - God Is with You When You're Stuck
This session looks at two miracles where the recipient was stuck. One had done everything he could to get help for his dying son. The other had been unable to walk for thirty-eight years. No matter where you're stuck, Jesus accepts you. He wants you to come to him with your problems. He wants to ...
You Are Never Alone - Session 3 - God Is with You in the Storm
Today's miracles involve feeding 5,000 people and delivering the disciples from a raging storm on the Sea of Galilee. From these miracles we learn that Jesus is with us in the storm, and he knows how to get us out of it. We need both truths when enduring hardship. We need to know Jesus can solve ...
You Are Never Alone - Session 4 - God Is with You in the Dark
We see in the healing of the blind man that darkness is powerful and comes in many forms: *guilt, sin, trauma, anxiety, fear.* When you are in Christ, it’s not that you will never experience these things again. Rather, in the midst of them, you will have the light of hope and healing. You will vi...
You Are Never Alone - Session 5 - God Is with You in the Valley
Don’t miss the metaphor in the raising of Lazarus from the dead after four days. Jesus didn’t do this simply to amaze us. Rather, it speaks to his ability to raise each of us. His desire is to move us from a life of darkness and death to one that is vibrant with life. He wants to redeem us and fo...
You Are Never Alone - Session 6 - God Is with You When You Need Grace
The disciples had their failings when it came to Jesus’ most staggering miracle—his resurrection from the grave. Most of them doubted. One of them refused to believe until he saw the evidence firsthand. Regardless of their actions and reactions, Jesus still loved them. And displayed this love in ...