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The “I AM” statements by Jesus in John’s gospel have resonant echoes of the great “I AM” statements by God in the Old Testament. %PDF-1.5 Sproul examines the eight unique "I AM" sayings of Jesus recorded in John's gospel, all of which are powerful expressions of His saving relationship to the world. We begin the pilgrimage to the Father’s house by trusting Jesus because He is the way. 2 Exploring the ‘I AM’ statements of Jesus (5): Devotional Questions – Answers to Questions: See Dr Ruckman’s commentary The Book of John pp 321-340 and the Ruckman Reference Bible pp 1114, 1222, 1330, 1404-1405, 1421 for detailed comment. Statements in which Jesus implied something He was or is. 0000012300 00000 n %PDF-1.7 %���� 0000004617 00000 n Your role is … That was the first "I am" statement and it was the… “Who do you say I am?” Matthew 16:13,15. .. (1 Corinthians 1:2) 23. 8T�EQ������'=����k�������[����h$P�����^��r��*Mu�i�v|-! 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