From Slave to Friend (John 15:12-17)

From Slave to Friend
John 15:12-17

I. Jesus is our master and friend
   A. This slavery is self-sacrificing love
        4 aspects of Jesus’ self sacrificing love
        1. Denied what he deserved to come to this earth
        2. Constantly put others first by serving
        3. Did not defend himself in the face of injustice
        4. Died when he could have easily gone back to heaven
   B. This slavery is productive
        1. Produces personal fruit
        2. Produces spiritual fruit
   C. This slavery is involuntary