Monthly Archives: February 2019

Being Liked; February 26, 2019


John 15:18 “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.” In the Upper Room Discourse, Jesus doesn’t beat around the bush because He knows He doesn’t have time for that; this is his last chance … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit; February 25, 2019


John 15:8 This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples. This whole passage is so incredibly rich that after reading it I had to just sit for a few minutes, asking … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Obedience; February 24, 2019


John 14:23 Jesus replied, “If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.” The Bible uses all sorts of words to mean much … Continue reading

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Trusting God; February 23, 2019


John 14:1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.” I have preached many times on various parts of this first half of John 14, and verse 6 is one that I quote frequently, … Continue reading

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The Love of Jesus; February 22, 2019


John 13:34-35 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” Jesus said … Continue reading

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Doing Truth; February 21, 2019


John 13:17 “Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.” The entire Upper Room Discourse, from the beginning of this chapter through Jesus’ pastoral prayer in chapter 17, is incredibly rich in every way. … Continue reading

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The Light of Life; February 20, 2019


John 12:36 “Put your trust in the light while you have it, so that you may become sons of light.” There is almost a pun here, because in the Old testament light is conflated with life. Psalms is loaded with … Continue reading

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