John 16:5-15, The Spirit’s Convicting and Revealing

[June 19, 2011] Today is Trinity Sunday, which, following Pentecost, when the Spirit was given for the work of bearing witness to Christ in the world, directs us to the name into which we baptize, and thus the beginning of the Christian life. The passage under our view today is especially apropos for . . . → Read More: John 16:5-15, The Spirit’s Convicting and Revealing

John 15:18—16:4, The Spirit’s Testifying

[June 12, 2011] Today is Pentecost Sunday and in our service of worship we will probably discuss the significance of the Holy Spirit descending on the church on Pentecost and the difference between that and the coming of the Holy Spirit in the Gospel according to John. These are not the same; the . . . → Read More: John 15:18—16:4, The Spirit’s Testifying

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