Category Archives: John

Cloths — In Birth and In Burial

Met with a friend yesterday, a buddy I try to connect with regularly to talk about what he’s been reading in the Word. Yesterday we spent a few minutes on 1Corinthians 15 and the resurrection. If Christ has not been … Continue reading

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Woman, Behold Your Son

It’s an annually occurring juxtaposition. Every December I wrap up my reading plan chewing on the death of Jesus at a time of year when so much around me draws my attention to His birth. Solomon said that “for everything … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t Enough

Give them blood, he thought, and that should appease them. A good beating, flayed so they can see muscle. Surely that would satisfy their illogical, unjustifiable animosity. And then add some mockery for good measure. Thinks He’s a king? Then … Continue reading

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To What Lengths Would God Go?

There’s an irony in Jonah that has a way of making me smile. For example, Jonah self-identifies as a “a Hebrew, and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven” (1:9). Yet, when told by the God of heaven he … Continue reading

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Doesn’t Have To Be the Loneliest Number

One . . . One . . . One! So the bell peals as I read this morning. So the drum beats out the rhythm. The repetition unmistakable. And the band of my youth had it wrong. One doesn’t have … Continue reading

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You Will See Me

The next few hours would be brutal. Tomorrow they would witness what none of them could have imagined witnessing. The next couple of days would be filled with confusion, despondency, and the deepest of sorrows. So, on the night He … Continue reading

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To Love Him Is To Know Him

To know me is to love me. I’m thinking most folks have at least heard the cliché. Guessing also that many of us have used it. Either as a plea, or as a pardon. A plea for others to spend … Continue reading

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