Monthly Archives: October 2014

Good Servants Obey

““If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.” (John 14:15 NAS95) Jesus makes the above point so many times and in so many ways in our passage (John 15.15-31), that even I, erstwhile Marine, get the point.  Here is … Continue reading

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The Comforter has Come! [But not by way of Amazon…]

““I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever;that is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it does not see Him or know Him, but you … Continue reading

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This “Another” is Just Like the Other

““I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever;” (John 14:16 NAS95) We are off to the second half of John 14 and here we have an excellent example of … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Theology…

…that even I [former Marine] can understand. ““If you had known Me, you would have known My Father also; from now on you know Him, and have seen Him.”” (John 14:7 NAS95) Jesus says that he and the Father are … Continue reading

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Intolerant Jesus Returns

“Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” (John 14:5–6 NAS95) We have encountered intolerant Jesus before in our study through the Gospel of John, … Continue reading

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Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

Paul Gauguin painted the picture above in 1897.  He entitled the painting Where Do We Come From? What Are We?  Where Are We Going?  It is a good question and Gauguin had no ultimate answer to the question.  Where did … Continue reading

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“Love One Another”

““I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must also love one another.” (John 13:34 HCSB) The commentaries are never more eloquent than when they write about this great commandment from Christ.  … Continue reading

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