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ďA TEACHER COME FROM GOD."
John 3:2 

Introduction: 

1. Influence of teacher cannot be calculated  2. Student made better or worse according to the things taught  3. Arrival of new teacher always interesting 1. A TEACHER'S FORMER POSITION IS USUALLY CONSIDERED 1. Jesus came from God. John 3:2  2. His work there was pronounced good. John 1:1; Gen. 1:31  3. Was welcome back to His former post of duty II. A TEACHER SHOULD COME HIGHLY RECOMMENDED  1. God endorsed Jesus. Matt. 3:17; 17:5  2. Angels endorsed Him. Matt. 1:23; Lu. 1:10, 11  3. Nicodemus, ruler of the Jews, endorsed him. Text III. SOME QUALIFICATIONS OF A GOOD TEACHER  1. Sympathetic. Mk. 6:34  2. Good character. 1 John 3:5  3. Self-control. Matt. 27:12-14  4. Must know lesson well. John 8:28; Matt. 7:29  5. Must understand pupils. John 2:25; Heb. 2:17, 18  6. Must have deep concern for pupil's welfare. Matt. 23:37  7. Must be capable judge in final exams. Acts 17:31 IV. TEACHERS USUALLY MAKE ENEMIES  1. Jesus made )some, but none could convict Him of improper conduct. John 8:46  2. Enemies played politics with His profession, but His character served to exalt Him. Phil. 2:8, 9 V. WHY SHOULD WE LET JESUS TEACH US?  1. To make us wise. Matt. 7:24, 25; 2 Tim. '@:15  2. To be saved. Mark 16:15, 16  3. To be happy. John 13:17 Sermon Outline by Thomas Winter Butterfield 


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