21 chapters, 3 years & a ton of our Father's faithfulness. A summary of John's Gospel in prose, art & testimony.
NOTE: download/view this week's notes which include Linda Colie's artwork.read >>
When stuck in the mud with a bleak prognosis, O how tempting it is to say "Why me?" and compare ours to "greener grass".
Peter was tempted too, but his Good Shepherd wouldn't have it. Peter needed to learn to trust the Lord.
Jesus had a...read >>
The weight of past sins and failures can absolutely immobilize.
Are you living under the weight of your failures? Whether your sin resides in the privacy of your own heart or in the public arena for all to see, Jesus redeems.
Few knew failure like Peter. But...read >>
Has religious labor got you down, out, and spent? Maybe it's time to pull up your empty nets, head back to the dock, have breakfast with Jesus on shore at daybreak.
Crazy love produces crazy love! Meet with your Beloved. He'll take care of the rest.read >>
Almost everything we believe is based on the testimony, the authority of another.
John the Witness has written his Gospel that we might believe. He has written of his life experience with Jesus, that we might have life in Jesus' name.
Honestly, do you have life in...read >>
Ever felt like your prayers weren't making it past the ceiling? "Does God really hear my prayers? Does He have time to care?"
Tune in for Thomas' testimony and be encouraged to re-engage in the mission of His Kingdom come & coming.read >>
How powerful is guilt in and over your life? regret? betrayal? denial of your Lord?
Our fears and failures deeply impact our faith (or lack thereof).
Join us today as Jesus meets His disciples in the middle of their fear, denial, and failures. What would the King...read >>
Sometimes I look on the amazing faith of others & think “What’s wrong with me?” You ever there? Got friends or family there? Can’t find the faith to believe?
Join us today as we seek and are sought the Gardener Good Shepherd who leaves the 99 to find...read >>
Sometimes it isn't what you see, but what you don't see that brings about faith and confidence in the Lord. This is certainly the case in today's passage.
Faith is a big deal, with eternal consequences... this isn't something you want to get wrong! Whose faith more...read >>
Things were pretty silent on Friday evening after the death of the Son of God. All accounts retold, not much was going on until Sunday! It's remarkable that even in His death the Son lovingly obeys the Father's commands.
And on the Sabbath, He rested.
How about...read >>
...that you may also believe. That is why John's Gospel and history itself was written: That you may know life abundantly in the Rock of Jesus Christ, from whose side flowed streams of blood and living water.read >>
Has sin run so deep, does it have you so guilty you rightly know that you absolutely do NOT deserve forgiveness?
I can't even forgive myself, how could a holy God forgive me?
What if you could be absolutely assured of forgiveness and peace? That's what we all need.read >>
The glory of the Father's righteousness and love is displayed through the blood-let Lamb of Golgotha.read >>
No matter how big Pilate thinks his role, he cannot steal center stage from the sovereign Savior.read >>
In an effort to just make all of this go away, the pondering Pilate flogs, mocks, robes, and presents the bruised Christ to His children who yet command His crucifixion.read >>
Hope for captive criminals is in the crucifixion of the Christ at the hands of false accusers and the indecision of a pondering Pilate, but, ultimately, in our faithful Father and His sovereign plan of redemption through Jesus His Son.read >>
The Savior proclaims & protects while the Rock denies & denounces any association with Him.read >>
The Son's love for & confidence in His Father defines His character, is displayed in His courage, and secures & sanctifies His sheep.read >>
How does Jesus reveal and continue to reveal the Father?
How does Jesus fix and increase the happiness in holiness of those who He reveals the Father to?
Join us as we discover in John's Gospel the drenching, saturation of God's love between the Father and the...read >>
Toward the end of last week, we barely caught a glimpse of God's love for us in Christ, as Christ. How can that be? How will God love us with such an infinite love? The answer is in today's passage. Join us!
The desire of Christ is the nearness of His disciples...read >>