NO MAN EVER SPOKE LIKE THIS MAN
                                                              John 7:37-46 (786)


   Introduction

        A.  Many people enjoy and appreciate hearing the words of influential speakers.

              1.  President Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address.”

              2.  Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

              3.  One of my favorite speakers, Zig Ziglar.

        B.  The words of Jesus were different from all the rest.  John 7:37-46

    I.  No man has ever spoken like Jesus:

        A.  With such divine authority.  Matthew 7:28-29 (708)

              1.  In the Sermon on the Mount.  Matthew 5:21-22,27-28,38-39

              2.  When giving the Great Commission.  Matthew 28;18-20 (730)

              3.  It is imperative for those who teach God’s word that they do so with respect for
                   Christ’s authority.  1 Peter 4:11 (896)

        B.  With such divine effect.

              1.  His words had power over nature.  Matthew 8:26-27 (709)
  
              2.  Has power over sin.  Luke 24:45-47 (778); Acts 2:36-39 (802)

              3.  Has power over death.  John 11:43-44 (79)

        II.  Why is it necessary for us to heed the words of Jesus?

              1.  Because He is the Christ. Matthew 16:13-19 (717)

              2.  Because He is the only way to God.  John 14:6

              3.  Because we must obey His words regarding salvation.  Hebrews 5:9 (885); Mark 16:
                   16 (748)

Conclusion:  Acts 4:12 (803)