John 21:1-14, The Expansion of the Lord’s Life

[May 8, 2011] Last Sunday we saw that the resurrected Jesus has become the indwelling Spirit for His believers. When He breathed into the disciples the Holy Spirit, He breathed Himself into them. He now dwells in them. (The Son and the Holy Spirit are distinct “Persons” in the Trinity but Each Person . . . → Read More: John 21:1-14, The Expansion of the Lord’s Life

John 20:19-31, The Beginning of Our Corporate Life

[May 1, 2011] Last Sunday, we saw how the Gospel according to John depicts Christ’s bodily resurrection as the birth, from the womb of the earth, of the new creation. His body (His human nature) had become transformed. The veil (of Adam’s sweat-cloth) has been removed and He has become bodily transparent to . . . → Read More: John 20:19-31, The Beginning of Our Corporate Life

John 14:15-24, How Christ Makes His Home in Our Hearts

[May 29, 2010] The theme for our retreat is “practicing the presence of God.” The Scripture we have chosen to represent this theme is Psalm 36:9. Let me read a few verses back: “O Lord, Your loving-kindness is in the heavens; Your faithfulness reaches unto the skies. Your righteousness is like the mountains . . . → Read More: John 14:15-24, How Christ Makes His Home in Our Hearts