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Jun 27, 2021

Scripture Reading: John 8:30-47

This section of Jesus' statements is addressed to those who believe and yet do not believe. These folks seem inclined to think that what Jesus said was true. But it is clear that they were not prepared to see themselves as sinful rebels in opposition to the God of Abraham.

Thinking that...

Jun 20, 2021

Scripture Reading: John 8:12-30

One of the hallmarks of the gospel of John is the "I am" statements of Jesus. There are seven of them and only John has them in this form … "I am the bread of life" (Jn 6:48) … "I am the Good Shepherd" (Jn 10:11) … "I am the true Vine" (Jn 15:1). In today's passage Jesus says, "I am...

Jun 13, 2021

Scripture Reading: John 7:53 – 8:11

This is one of the most well-known of the stories of our Lord, probably because of the great comfort we find in the mercy of Jesus. Our hearts long for Him to show us the same mercy which we see in this passage.

The Pharisees and scribes who brought the adulterous woman to Jesus...

Jun 6, 2021

Scripture Reading: John 7:37-52

In Biblical times, every morning during the first century Feast of Tabernacles, a priest would draw water from the pool of Siloam with a golden pitcher. In a joyful procession he would lead a march to the altar in the temple courtyard. In a solemn ceremony of pomp and delight, he would...