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Category Archives: Lent
Today’s reading is the entire chapter of John 17. I encourage you to read it. It is one of my favorite passages of Scripture simply because Jesus is in the Garden of Gethsemane and it recounts Jesus praying for himself, … Continue reading
Today’s text is from John 12 27-36. Jesus is still trying to explain to the crowds of followers that he came to die for them, yet they are so caught up in their own idea that he has come to … Continue reading
Although today is Monday, today’s text is about what we traditionally call Palm Sunday. This is John’s telling of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem as King and Lord just five short days before they would crucify him for claiming to be … Continue reading
Published 3-20-13 as I will be in a non-tech zone to publish on 3-21) Over the last few days, we’ve been discussing Jesus’ interaction with the Pharisees about his validity as the Son of God. Yesterday, he told his listeners … Continue reading