Jesus, Friend of Sinners

April 15, 2019

“He who is without sin among you, let him throw a stone at her first.” And … He stooped down and wrote on the ground. Then those who heard it, being convicted by their conscience, went out one by one, beginning with the oldest even to the last. And Jesus was left alone, and the […]

If Anyone Thirsts

April 8, 2019

“If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink.” John 7:37 Because the leadership in Judea was plotting to kill Him, Jesus had steered clear of Jerusalem for about six months and ministered in Galilee. The Feast of Tabernacles, however, was about to take place, and Jesus’ brothers, who still didn’t believe in Him, […]

To Whom Shall We Go?

April 1, 2019

From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more. Then Jesus said to the twelve, “Do you also want to go away?” But Simon Peter answered Him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. Also we have come to believe and know that […]

The Living Bread from Heaven

March 25, 2019

And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.” John 6:35 In His teaching, Jesus sometimes used startling terminology. With His difficult statements, He blew apart people’s preconceived notions and conveyed spiritual realities. Let’s be glad […]

Laboring for Food that Lasts

March 18, 2019

“Jesus answered them and said, ‘Most assuredly, I say to you, you seek Me, not because you saw the signs, but because you ate of the loaves and were filled. Do not labor for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of Man will give you, […]

Knowing Jesus

March 11, 2019

“You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of Me. But you are not willing to come to Me that you may have life.” John 5:39-40 It’s possible for us to think that we know God when we really don’t. Many of the Jewish […]

The Plight of Man and the Power of God

March 4, 2019

“Jesus said to him, ‘Rise, take up your bed and walk.’ And immediately the man was made well, took up his bed, and walked.” John 5:8-9 Many of us were taught right from wrong at an early age. And we generally believed what we heard. But sometimes we look at the world and think, That […]

Hearing and Believing

February 25, 2019

“So the father knew that it was at the same hour in which Jesus said to him, ‘Your son lives.’ And he himself believed, and his whole household.” John 4:53 Sometimes we receive a promise from God—something He has impressed on our hearts that He will do for us and in us and through us. […]

The Fields Are White for Harvest

February 18, 2019

“Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look at the fields, for they are already white for harvest!” John 4:35 God wants us to share His love and truth with others, but sometimes we get hung up. What do I say? Where do I begin? Jesus had been speaking to a sinful, […]

Living Water

February 11, 2019

Jesus answered and said to her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.” John 4:10 So many people today are weary and miserable. If they only knew the gift that […]