+ Application Questions
- Read John 5:30-38. While Jesus was on earth, He did nothing on his own, but on that which was the will of the Father. How is this an example for us? What might this look like in your own life?
- Many non-Christians consider themselves spiritual people and some believe that “God” exists. How does this passage challenge such a broad “belief” in God? What does the passage say is the true test of genuine belief in God?
- Read verses 39-47. Here, Jesus confronts those who are extremely knowledgeable about the Scriptures (Old Testament), yet seek their own glory instead of seeking glory that comes from God. What is necessary for studying the Scriptures in a way that glorifies God and not ourselves?