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May 29, 2022

John 18:1-11

The story of Jesus' arrest in the garden of Gethsemane appears in all four gospels, but the details in the gospel of John are virtually only in John.  In his gospel, John is interested in presenting the deity of Christ and that deity is on display when Judas and the others came to arrest Jesus. 

We see, in...

May 8, 2022

Scripture: John 17:14-19

In praying for His own, Jesus asks the Father to do several things for them.  He prays that the Father will keep them (Jn 17:11,15).  He prays that they would experience Jesus' own joy (Jn 17:13).  Next, Jesus prays that the Father would 'sanctify' believers (Jn 17:17,19).

The root of the word...

May 1, 2022

Scripture Reading: John 17:12-19

In this wonderful prayer for His disciples, Jesus requests four things from the Father.  The first is that the Father would keep those whom He had given to His Son (Jn 17:11).  The second request is that Jesus' disciples would experience Jesus' joy.  "But now I am coming to you, and...