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“My Joy Fulfilled in Themselves”?!?

“But now I am coming to you, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have my joy fulfilled in themselves.” (John 17:13 ESV) Whatever does Jesus means when he speaks the words in John 17.13?  What … Continue reading

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Contradictions, Contradictions!

“But now I am going to him who sent me, and none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’” (John 16:5 ESV) Jesus to his disciples.  Did he forget what just happened? “Simon Peter said to him, “Lord, where … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Conviction

“And when he comes, he will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment: concerning sin, because they do not believe in me; concerning righteousness, because I go to the Father, and you will see me no longer; concerning … Continue reading

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The Arrival of the Gentle King

““Fear not, daughter of Zion; behold, your king is coming, sitting on a donkey’s colt!”” (John 12:15, ESV) John cites Zechariah 9.9 here when Jesus enters Jerusalem, pointing out that he fulfilled the Scriptures in the process [“just as it … Continue reading

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The Blindness of Unbelief

“They did not know He was speaking to them about the Father. So Jesus said to them, “When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and that I do nothing on My … Continue reading

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“The World is Precisely that which cannot Receive Him”

First, Jesus’ brothers say this: “So his brothers said to him, “Leave here and go to Judea, that your disciples also may see the works you are doing. For no one works in secret if he seeks to be known … Continue reading

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