John 7:14–16 (NIV84) Not until halfway through the Feast did Jesus go up to the temple courts and begin to teach. 15 The Jews were amazed and asked, “How did this man get such learning without having studied?” 16 Jesus answered, “My teaching is not my own. It comes from him who sent me.

A. You will have skeptics in life who don’t believe you are capable or even qualified

B. Never allow your skeptics to influence your decisions in life

C. The skepticism of the world was placed on Jesus so we could be proven qualified and capable

D. God doesn’t see you through the eyes of your skeptics; He sees you through the eyes of His grace

E. When people are skeptical of you or your ability, your success through Christ is what will prove them wrong

F. For every skeptic, God has many people who will believe in you

G. Jesus did not try to prove Himself to His skeptics; instead, He kept doing the will of The Father

H. You will never prove your skeptics wrong by playing their games; you prove them wrong by being led by the Holy Spirit

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Dr. Bryant Bell