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Mar 2020
Searching for the Real Jesus (John 5:18) - Notes

Good morning, Church. Where do we even begin with such lofty passages? All I can say is that I take it as a gift of God that we are in these verses so close to Holy Week! In them, Jesus makes the greatest defense recorded in Scripture of who He is, who He’s not and what His relationship to the Father is like. I think a lot of these verses are bewildering to modern readers – and that’s certainly a challenge. Why would “My Father is working until now, and I am......

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September 2023
March 2022
Posted at: 20 Mar 2022
John 6:41-46

6:41  So the Jews grumbled about him, because he said, “I am the bread that came down from heaven.” 42 They said, “Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know?...

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March 2022
Posted at: 06 Mar 2022
John 6:32-40

Jesus then said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, it was not Moses who gave you the bread from heaven, but my Father gives you the true bread from heaven. 33 For the bread...

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February 2022
Posted at: 27 Feb 2022
John 6:29-33

Jesus answered them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent.” 30 So they said to him, “Then what sign do you do, that we may see and believe...

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Posted at: 20 Feb 2022
John 6:22-29

On the next day the crowd that remained on the other side of the sea saw that there had been only one boat there, and that Jesus had not entered the boat with his disciples,...

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Posted at: 15 Feb 2022
Read John 6:22-59, and especially 22-35

John 6:26-59 is often called Jesus’ ‘Bread of Life’ sermon. Is it a sermon? If not, what is it? Is it a discourse? A dialogue? A debate? A defense? Something else that starts with “D”?...

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January 2022
Posted at: 30 Jan 2022
Matthew 14:28-33

And Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.” 29 He said, “Come.” So, Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water and came...

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January 2022