Holy Week 2015: Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer

Thursday, April 2 John 17 Jesus’ ministry is quickly coming to a close.  He triumphantly entered Jerusalem as King, but is preparing to die like a common criminal.  Knowing that the end is near, Jesus lifts up a beautiful prayer for His children. The prayer consists of two sections.  In part one (verses 1-14), Jesus.. read more →

02 Apr 2015
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Holy Week 2015: The Vine and the Branches

Wednesday, April 1 John 15:1-11 We no longer live in an agrarian culture.  We are not used to thinking about the details of trees and plants like Jesus’ disciples would have been.  In this section, Jesus tries to explain what the Christian life is like.  In the analogy, He captures the organic and dynamic nature.. read more →

01 Apr 2015
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Holy Week 2015: The “New” Commandment

Tuesday, March 30, 2015 John 13:31-35 In advertising, products are always being touted as “new and improved”, even when they barely fit either description. In this passage, Jesus teaches His disciples a “new” commandment. In a way, it’s not really a new commandment. In Matthew 22:34-40, Jesus is asked which commandment is the greatest and.. read more →

31 Mar 2015
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