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 14:1-20, Our Abode in the Father’s House

[May 22, 2011] Today let us turn to Jesus’ speech to His disciples during the Last Supper. We’ll pick up after He washes His disciples’ feet and gives them the new commandment of love. This speech takes the place of the Last Supper meal, which, like baptism, is supposed and alluded to in . . . → Read More: John 14:1-20, Our Abode in the Father’s House