Summary of John 4:31-34
Jesus explains that his purpose is to do the the will of him (God) who sent him and to finish God’s work.
BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 6, Day 2: John 4:31-34
3a) John 17:4 says Jesus’ food is to finish God’s work and bring him glory.
b) Good question. I’m unsure. It should be to do the work God has set in front of me. My kids and family bring me inner joy. Helping others. Praying for others. Being useful, purposeful. Doing His work.
4a) They were talking about physical food, not spiritual food, so they were confused by his answer.
b) Give to others. Pray for them. Serve God. Bring others to Christ. Teach others God’s ways.
5a) What I have to do in the moment. Work. Eating. Planning. My daily goals. Tasks.
b) He reminds me that my calling is His calling for me, not others’ calling for me. He wants me to prioritize him and others.
Conclusions BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 6, Day 2: John 4:31-34
Great lesson! Jesus lives by doing God’s work. How we all should live!
End Notes BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 6, Day 2: John 4:31-34
Jesus is saying here that life is more than physical sustenance.
Physical food did not give Jesus strength; instead, it was doing God’s will for his life.
Note Jesus starts and finishes the work of the Lord.
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