John 5:31-47: Testimony

Jeremiah 47-48, Song of Solomon 2, John 5:31-47, 1 Peter 2:9-17  John 5:31-47: The conflict is heating up, and Jesus now begins to clarify what sort of testimony there is that he is who he says he is. Unlike false religions, Christianity does not ask us “just to believe” without any evidence, facts, or testimony. The faith of…

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John 5:16-30: Honor the Son

Jeremiah 44-46, Song of Solomon 1, John 5:16-30, 1 Peter 2:1-8  John 5:16-30: Behind the opposition of the Jewish leaders (again, the “Jews” in John means not just those who are Jewish, but the particular Jewish leaders who were in opposition to Jesus), there is a deeper reason than merely the Sabbath. They discern that Jesus is claiming…

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John 5:1-15: Sin No More

Jeremiah 39-43, Ecclesiastes 12, John 5:1-15, 1 Peter 1:17-25  John 5:1-15: It’s feast time (5:1), but in the midst of this feast there is profound suffering (5:3). How often is this the case! While celebration mounts, pain increases; while parties abound, panic shouts; while the affluent indulge, the afflicted are rejected. Notice: Jesus “saw him.” Oh, afflicted one,…

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John 4:43-54: Your Son Will Live

Jeremiah 35-38, Ecclesiastes 11, John 4:43-54, 1 Peter 1:10-16  John 4:43-54: Note: As we go through John’s Gospel together over the next few weeks, I refer you to the broadcasts from the Gospel of John which will provide more commentary on the passage. Here are links to the two sermons related to today’s passage: Your Son Will Live,…

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John 4:27-42: He Told Me All That I Ever Did

Jeremiah 32-34, Ecclesiastes 10, John 4:27-42, 1 Peter 1:1-9 John 4:27-42: Note: As we go through John’s Gospel together over the next few weeks, I refer you to the broadcasts from the Gospel of John which will provide more commentary on the passage. Here is a link to the sermon related to today’s passage: Living Water, Part 2.…

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John 4:15-26: Worship in Spirit and Truth

Jeremiah 30-31, Ecclesiastes 9, John 4:15-26, James 5:13-20  John 4:15-26: Note: As we go through John’s Gospel together over the next few weeks, I refer you to the broadcasts from the Gospel of John which will provide more commentary on the passage. Here is a link to the sermon related to today’s passage: Living Water, Part 2. Take,…

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John 4:1-14: Never Be Thirsty Again

Jeremiah 26-29, Ecclesiastes 8, John 4:1-14, James 5:7-12  John 4:1-14: Note: As we go through John’s Gospel together over the next few weeks, I refer you to the broadcasts from the Gospel of John which will provide more commentary on the passage. Here is a link to the sermon related to today’s passage: Living Water, Part 1. Take,…

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John 3:22-36: He Must Increase

Jeremiah 23-25, Ecclesiastes 7:15-29, John 3:22-36, James 5:1-6 John 3:22-36: Note: As we go through John’s Gospel together over the next few weeks, I refer you to the broadcasts from the Gospel of John which will provide more commentary on the passage. Here are links to the two sermons related to today’s passage: Whoever Believes, Part 1, and…

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John 3:16-21: For God So Loved the World

Jeremiah 19-22, Ecclesiastes 7:1-14, John 3:16-21, James 4:11-17 John 3:16-21: Note: As we go through John’s Gospel together over the next few weeks, I refer you to the broadcasts from the Gospel of John which will provide more commentary on the passage. Here is the link to the sermon related to today’s passage: God So Loved the World.…

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John 3:1-15: Born Again

Jeremiah 16-18, Ecclesiastes 6, John 3:1-15, James 4:1-10 John 3:1-15: Note: As we go through John’s Gospel together over the next few weeks, I refer you to the broadcasts from the Gospel of John which will provide more commentary on the passage. Here are links to the two sermons related to today’s passage: Born Again, Part 1, and…

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