John 16:16-33, The Newborn Child of the Resurrection

[June 26, 2011] Chapters 14—16, of the Gospel according to John, framed by chapters 13 and 17, is the interpretation of the cross and resurrection that follows. In chapter 14 we saw that by our Lord passing through death and resurrection, He would be able to release the Holy Spirit into His believers . . . → Read More: John 16:16-33, The Newborn Child of the Resurrection

John 14:21-31, The Abode of Peace

[May 29, 2011] Today we continue where we left off in chapter 14. Last time we saw that it was clear that Jesus was not talking about His going away for the duration of the church age and coming again at His Second Advent; rather, He was clearly talking about His going away . . . → Read More: John 14:21-31, The Abode of Peace

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