Greater Expectations

Greater Expectations

John 6:1

Mark 6:30-32

John 6:2-4

The people expected Moses version 2.0

John 6:5a

Lifting up his eyes, then, and seeing that a large crowd was coming toward him,

Mark 6:33-34

Mark 6:35-37a

John 6:5-7

The disciples expected to do the work on their own in their own power.

John 6:8-14
Deuteronomy 18:15

The people expected Moses version 2.0
The disciples expected to do the work on their own in their own power
Jesus meets and exceeds both expectations
Jesus rejects and redirects our expectations. (John 6:15)

President Jesus vs. King Jesus (John 6:15)

Christianity is not a manipulative democracy where we elect Jesus and now He
must do our will. It’s a loving monarchy where He is the one who elects us and
now we desire to do His will.

Christ’s miracles drew many ‘after’ him that were not effectually drawn ‘to’ him.

Matthew henry


What I can do vs. What He can do

Come & See: Jesus is better than your expectations

Go & Answer 3 Questions:

  1. In what area of my life is Jesus not the King?
  2. Where in your life are you limiting the power of God?
  3. What are you going to do about it?

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