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March 26. Reading and Leading Up to Easter. John chapter 1

Sunday, March 26                 John 1 The Lamb that Dies is the King that Rules John chapter 1 is divided into 5 sections: The Eternal Word (1:1-18) Day 1: The Voice of John (1:19-28) Day 2: The Lamb of God (1:29-34) … Continue reading

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April 5. Reading and Leading Up to Easter. John chapter 11.

Wednesday, April 5              John 11 “I am the Resurrection” We have reached the mid-point of the Gospel of John.  We read today of the central truth of the Christian faith: RESURRECTION.  Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead, but also points … Continue reading

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April 4. Reading and Leading Up to Easter. John chapter 10.

Tuesday, April 4                    John 10 The Good Shepherd Seven times in the Gospel of John Jesus uses the phrase “I am..”. Two of them appear in the 10th chapter.  These are metaphors by which Jesus tells us about Himself and … Continue reading

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April 3. Reading and Leading Up to Easter. John chapter 9

Monday, April 3                    John 9 The Power of Your Testimony John’s Gospel tells us of four times Jesus traveled from His home area of Galilee to Jerusalem. The fourth and final visit resulted in His crucifixion and resurrection.  John chapters … Continue reading

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April 2. Reading and Leading Up to Easter. John chapter 8

Sunday, April 2                     John 8 Destiny: Where I Came From and Where I am Going A particular theme recurs in John’s Gospel.  It has to do with Jesus’ “hour.”  Three times we read, “His hour had not yet come” (John … Continue reading

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April 1. Reading and Leading Up to Easter. John chapter 7

Saturday, April 1                  John 7 The Waters of Life John chapter 7 tells us of Jesus’ third visit to Jerusalem.  The waters of controversy were beginning to boil.  He was speaking boldly in challenge to the deadness of Pharisaic religiousness.  … Continue reading

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March 31. Reading and Leading Up to Easter. John chapter 6.

Friday, March 31                  John 6 Feeding and Following Every time Jesus did something miraculous, He backed it up with sound, solid teaching.  He was never satisfied with mere fervency and excitement – enjoyable as that can be.  He never settled … Continue reading

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March 30. Reading and Leading Up to Easter. John chapter 5.

Thursday, March 30             John 5 The Resurrection of Life and the Resurrection of Condemnation John’s Gospel tells us of four times Jesus visited Jerusalem.  In the first visit, (John 2:13-3:21), Jesus turned over a few tables on the Temple Mount.  … Continue reading

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March 29. Reading and Leading Up to Easter. John chapter 4

Wednesday, March 29          John 4 Resurrection of a Lost Cause Most of us know individuals for whom life has simply been rough.  They have had a tough life, and it has taken its toll.  They may have brought it on … Continue reading

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March 28. Reading and Leading Up to Easter. John chapter 3

Tuesday, March 28               John 3 It Takes Spiritual Eyes How many times have we been befuddled by the ways of God.  It sounds like this: “God, what are you doing in my life?!”  We are like Nicodemus who slipped in … Continue reading

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