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God's Provision in Tribulation - John 16:16-33

Posted on January 28, 2018

God’s Provision in Tribulation

John 16:16 – 33

The Preparation for the change of roles that will bring joy – John 16:16 – 19

  • The confusion – John 16:16 - 18
  • The comprehension – John 16:19

Application: To experience the joy of the Lord you must have the Holy Spirit

The Promise of fullness of joy – John 16:20 – 33

  • Joy in the middle of tribulation – John 16:20-22
  • Joy in having direct access to the Father – John 16:23 – 28
  • Joy in the peace that the Holy Spirit brings – John 16:29 – 33

Application: Joy is experienced and grows because of the deepening relationship with the Father

Key Thought: Joy is not the absence of suffering but the transforming of sorrow by God into joy.