Monthly Archives: February 2015

Feb. 18- John 18

The thing that gets me about this passage is that a group of armed men came after Jesus, and all he had to do was to say who he was, and they fell down to the ground.  They had to … Continue reading

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Feb. 17- John 17

Two things this morning stuck out.  First, vv. 29-30 of chapter 16 was a turning point for Jesus and his disciples.  Jesus believed that his disciples believed enough that it was time for him to leave this world and return … Continue reading

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Feb. 16- John 16

“They will put you out of the synagogue; in fact, the time is coming when anyone who kills you will think they are offering a service to God. ”  I have never remembered reading this before.  It is an eery prophecy of … Continue reading

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John 15- Ch. 15

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.”  That totally sums up our relationship with Christ as his followers.  Apart … Continue reading

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Feb. 14- John 14

To me this is one of the most comforting chapters in all of the Bible.  In it we learn that Jesus will take care of us in the future as he goes to prepare a place for us.  And we … Continue reading

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Feb. 13- John 13

In reading this chapter I had never noticed the progression of Satan’s use of Judas.  As the chapter begins John tells us that Satan had already prompted Judas to betray Jesus.  Then when Jesus gives Judas the bread, John tells … Continue reading

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Feb. 12- John 12

At the very end of the chapter Jesus says, “So whatever I say is just what the Father has told me to say.”  I think that is something I long for in my own life.  Too often when I open … Continue reading

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Feb. 11- John 11

I found what Thomas said when Jesus said for them to go to Lazarus- “Let us also go, that we may die with him.”  I am not sure what Thomas had in mind.  Maybe he, unknowingly, was prophesying about the … Continue reading

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Feb. 10- John 10

Two things popped out at me this morning.  V. 16- “I have other sheep that are not of this sheep pen. I must bring them also. They too will listen to my voice, and there shall be one flock and one shepherd.” … Continue reading

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Feb. 09- John 9

“Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents,that he was born blind?” I guess it was a common belief among the Jews of Jesus’ time that some physical infirmities were the result of sin.  But from what Jesus says this man was prepared … Continue reading

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