Word Studies for the Week of May 5, 2019
May 5 ● Easter 3 – Knowing the Risen One: Loving Christ ● John 21:1-19
Where does Jesus appear to the disciples in John 21? How is this place different than the places of the other appearance accounts and why is this important?
Peter goes fishing; is this symbolic of wanting to go back to his old life? How productive are the disciples without Jesus around?
Who was the first to recognize Jesus? What does Peter do when he finds out? How do you explain Peter’s actions?
What is the first thing Jesus ask the disciples to do when they get to shore? Why might this be significant?
What does Jesus ask Peter to do in response to his love of God? How many times does he do this? Does this only apply to Peter? Explain.
What are the most difficult things that get in the way of your own following in Jesus? Are there times that God leads you to places that you do not want to go?