Category Archives: John

Knowing the End from the Beginning

Years and years ago I heeded the advice that if you have kids in the house and you want time to be alone, you need to be awake when they are asleep. That’s been hard to do this week with … Continue reading

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Behold Your King!

I like gazing upon a Nativity scene. I can overlook the historical inaccuracies of shepherds and magi and angels gathered all together under a bright star to surround a new mom and a proud dad gazing down into a straw-filled … Continue reading

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The Love of God

While I think I pretty well get it, I’m sure I pretty much do not fully grasp it. Finished up John 17 as part of my morning readings. “Christ’s High Priestly Prayer” is how it’s summarized in my Bible. Jesus’ … Continue reading

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The Whole Promise

If I’m honest, there are some promises in Scripture that I’d just as soon not claim as my own. Some, I’d rather not even be reminded of. I came across one of those in John 16 this morning where Jesus … Continue reading

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Friended

Friended.  It’s a word . . . at least in the Urban dictionary. As in a verb “to friend.” As in, “Hey dude, friended you last night on Facebook. Did you see it?” Crazy. For years I’ve thought that Facebook … Continue reading

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The Living One

When John saw Him, all he could do was go facedown before Him. John, “on the island called Patmos on account of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus,” was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day when … Continue reading

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You Know the Way

It’s the night of His betrayal. It’s the night of their last supper together. It’s a night which, before it’s over, will result in outward testing, inner turmoil, and a trial like no other trial. Expectations would be dashed. Hope … Continue reading

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