Monthly Archives: February 2019

Eternal Life; February 18, 2019


John 11:25-26 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” What a … Continue reading

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Listening to God; February 17, 2019


John 10:27 “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” I like the way the Japanese expresses this verse. “My sheep distinguish my voice.” I’m preaching this morning on discernment, so this is very relevant. … Continue reading

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Experiential Faith; February 16, 2019


John 9:25 He replied, “Whether he is a sinner or not, I don’t know. One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see!” I have always loved this story, and though the reading stopped with this verse, … Continue reading

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The Presence of God; February 15, 2019


John 8:29 “The one who sent me is with me; he has not left me alone, for I always do what pleases him.” Nothing can separate us from the love of God, (Romans 8:35-39) but we can certainly lose the … Continue reading

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Teaching; February 14, 2019


John 7:16-17 Jesus answered, “My teaching is not my own. It comes from him who sent me. If anyone chooses to do God’s will, he will find out whether my teaching comes from God or whether I speak on my … Continue reading

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Reception; February 13, 2019


John 6:63-64 “The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and they are life. Yet there are some of you who do not believe.” It just struck me that if … Continue reading

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Listening to God; February 12, 2019


John 6:45 “It is written in the Prophets: ‘They will all be taught by God.’ Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to me.” Reading this I am reminded of stories I have read of earnest … Continue reading

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