Category Archives: Encouragement

“Now the Son of Man is glorified and God is glorified in Him.” John 13: 31

As we continue our study of the Gospel of John, we pick up at verse 31 of Chapter 13. Judas had just left the upper room where Jesus and His disciples were celebrating the Pass Over. He was going to … Continue reading

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“The Disciple whom Jesus Loved.” John 13:23

We continue our study of the Gospel of John. Picking up at verse 21 in Chapter 13, we read the words penned by the Apostle under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit: “After He had said this, Jesus was troubled … Continue reading

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Servant Leadership. John 13: 1-5

As we continue our study of the Gospel of John, we pick up at Chapter 13, verse 1. Under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, John writes: “It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had … Continue reading

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“Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?” John 12: 38

“Even after Jesus had performed so many signs in their presence, they still would not believe in Him. This was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet: ‘Lord, who has believed our message and to whom has the arm … Continue reading

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“And I, when I am lifted up from the earth will draw all people to myself.” John 12:32

We continue our study of the Gospel of John. We pick up at verse 28 of Chapter 12. The Apostle had written the prayer of Jesus to His Heavenly Father to “glorify His name” through what was about to happen. … Continue reading

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“The salvation of the righteous is of the Lord; Psalm 37:39

You may remember a news story from several years ago when a young man lost his mother-in-law, his two baby daughters, and his wife because a military jet crashed into the family’s home in San Diego, California. This young husband … Continue reading

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“My Command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.” John 15:12.

Happy New Year, Abundant Life, Family. I share with you one of my favorite passages from God’s Word. The Word Himself, Jesus, is speaking His words which fall like gentle kisses on our minds and hearts if we listen and … Continue reading

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“Sir, they said, ‘We would like to see Jesus.'” John 12: 21

As we continue our study of the Gospel of John, we pick up at verse 17 of Chapter 12. The Apostle John, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, writes: “Now the crowd that was with Him when He called … Continue reading

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Advent. What does it mean?

I have been asked about Advent. What does it mean? This word means a “coming event.” The name Advent comes from the Latin word ‘adventus’ meaning arrival. For many Christians this is the season of four weeks of celebration leading … Continue reading

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Often one act of evil leads to another. John 12: 9 -11

As we continue our study of the Gospel of John, we pick up at verse 9 of Chapter 12. Under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, the Apostle wrote: “Meanwhile a large crowd of Jews found out that Jesus was … Continue reading

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