Hatred


Read: John 15:18 - 16:4

  1. John 15:18-25. If love is to characterize our relationship with other believers, hate will characterize our relationship with the world. What reasons does Jesus give for the world's hatred?


  2. What does Jesus mean when he says that without his coming, his words and his miracles, the world "would not be guilty of sin" (vv. 22-25)?


  3. John 15:26-16:4. In what specific ways will the Counselor and the disciples themselves continue the ministry begun by Jesus (vv.26-27)?


  4. What kind of treatment can the disciples expect from those who do not know Chirst (16:1-4)?




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