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“He Saw and Believed”

“So the other disciple who had first come to the tomb then also entered, and he saw and believed.” (John 20:8 NAS95) John–whom we believe is describing himself in this passage–has a moment of profound change when he witnesses the … 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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Don’t Be Useless

“I am the vine; you are the branches” – John 15.5 Jesus uses an allegory of the relationship between a vine and its branches to help the disciples understand their relationship to him as their Lord.  Henry Alford points out … Continue reading

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“They could not believe”

“Therefore they could not believe. For again Isaiah said, “He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, lest they see with their eyes, and understand with their heart, and turn, and I would heal them.”” (John 12:39–40, ESV) John … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Greeks

“Now some Greeks were among those who went up to worship at the festival. So they came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and requested of him, “Sir, we want to see Jesus.”” (John 12:20–21 HCSB) This is … Continue reading

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