Consider your Audience

Consider your Audience

John 18:33-37

Sermon Notes

  1. Build Receptivity: strive to go beyond assumptions.

  2. Express Agreements: discover what you have in common.

  3. Close Humbly: protect the relationship you just built.

  4. Your testimony should “B.R.E.A.C.H.”: Build Receptivity, Express Agreements, and Close Humbly.

John 18:33-37

33 Pilate then went back inside the palace, summoned Jesus and asked him, “Are you the king of the Jews?”

34 “Is that your own idea,” Jesus asked, “or did others talk to you about me?”

35 “Am I a Jew?” Pilate replied. “Your own people and chief priests handed you over to me. What is it you have done?”

36 Jesus said, “My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is from another place.”

37 “You are a king, then!” said Pilate.

Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. In fact, the reason I was born and came into the world is to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.”

Ross Judy