Monthly Archives: May 2015
I have been watching the series “A.D. The Bible Continues.” The series depicts a power struggles between Annas and Caiaphas. If this was in fact the case, this would account for Annas’ deep involvement of Jesus’ arrest and questioning. The … Continue reading
V 22- “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one” seems to indicate that there is something about the glory of God that bring unity. That is an interesting … Continue reading
In chapter 14 I noted Jesus avoided answering Judas’ question, “But, Lord, why do you intend to show yourself to us and not to the world?” I think in this chapter he sort of answers it.
As you read about the branches and pruning John 15:3, “You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you,” seems a bit out of context. A footnote in the NIV says the Greek for he cleans … Continue reading
I think it is interesting that Jesus avoids Judas’ question, “But, Lord, why do you intend to show yourself to us and not to the world?” I think Jesus didn’t want to tell them, “That will be your job, and you … Continue reading
This is sort of a supplement to Sharon’s post. Yes Jesus told his disciples, as he told the Jew, “Where I am going, you cannot come.” But the caveat for the disciples came a few verses later when he says, … Continue reading
This thought just occurred to me: Is it possible Mary anointed Jesus in response to his raising Lazarus? I don’t think this idea is out of the realm of possibility.
“37 But some of them said, ‘Could not he who opened the eyes of the blind man have kept this man from dying?’” Those with Mary and Martha had some faith- they beieved Jesus could have healed Lazarus. The thought … Continue reading
When Jesus’ opponents picked up rocks to stone him, “Jesus said to them, ‘I have shown you many good works from the Father. For which of these do you stone me?’” Interestingly, his opponents didn’t deny he had done good … Continue reading