John 14:1-14, The Father’s House

[May 18, 2014] This is the fifth Sunday of Easter and today the text comes from the long discourse that Jesus gave in the Gospel according to John at the Last Supper on the night of his arrest. It takes the place of the Eucharistic meal of the Passover Seder which is narrated . . . → Read More: John 14:1-14, The Father’s House

John 17:1-13, Jesus’ Prayer for Release

[November 13, 2011] We are almost at the end of our meditation on the Gospel according to John. This week and the following, we will reflect on the meaning of chapter 17, the prayer that concludes the Last Supper which began with the foot-washing in chapter 13. The Gospel according to John replaces . . . → Read More: John 17:1-13, Jesus’ Prayer for Release

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

Mark 14:12-25, I Will Be Will You

[November 14, 2010] Here we begin the final section of the Gospel according to Mark in which Jesus remains faithful to God throughout His ordeal of betrayal, arrest, mistreatment, oppression and death, an ordeal in which He suffers under the awful judgment of God that ought to fall on the world, and from . . . → Read More: Mark 14:12-25, I Will Be Will You