Category Archives: John

Devotional writings from the book of John.

Open and Obedient to Miracles

We should lead the way in being willing to follow the direction of God even though it confounds our thinking, popular thinking, logic, or reason. From spending time with Jesus, we should no longer be set in our ways, but … Continue reading

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Judgment and American Idol

Jesus won’t judge like the people would. We would judge based on societal morality. We would judge based on the balance of right and wrong and good and evil. We would judge ourselves better than we are. And Jesus will … Continue reading

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The Inexpressible Joy of Believing Without Seeing

What’s the blessing of believing without seeing? Being filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy! I know. You want proof. And that’s why you should take a chance. Take a step of faith. Ask God to reveal himself to you. … Continue reading

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Mary Magdalene: First Witness to the Resurrection

Jesus appeared first to Mary. He had a great stake in her life. Loved her. Cast demons from her. Died for her. Yet Jesus also had a pattern of elevating women in honour and equality, which was beyond the time … Continue reading

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Sent By The Father

Why did God the Father send Jesus? God so loved the world that he sent his son as our Saviour to die for our sins, rising again on the third day to defeat sin and death. If not sent by … Continue reading

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Love, Hate, and Being Like Jesus

Many in the world hate Christians. The world loves its own, and so Christians may not want to chase that love. It might mean we look like the world. If the world loves us or hates us, it should be … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit Powered

Jesus started the church in the power of the Spirit. He said, “Stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.” Then he sent the Holy Spirit to empower his church. So don’t switch to … Continue reading

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