devotion 3-8-14, John 13:1 – 20

Good Morning!Don’t forget to "Spring Forward" for the beginning of Daylight Savings Time tonight! Or you’ll be arriving an hour late for service tomorrow! John 13:1–20 Now before the festival of the Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who … [Read more…]

devotion 3-7-14, John 12:44 – 50

Good Morning! John 12:44-50 44 Then Jesus cried aloud: ‘Whoever believes in me believes not in me but in him who sent me. 45And whoever sees me sees him who sent me. 46I have come as light into the world, so that everyone who believes in me should not remain in the darkness. 47I do … [Read more…]

Devotion 3-6-14

Good Morning! John 12:36b -43 After Jesus had said this, he departed and hid from them. 37Although he had performed so many signs in their presence, they did not believe in him. 38This was to fulfill the word spoken by the prophet Isaiah: ‘Lord, who has believed our message, and to whom has the arm … [Read more…]

devotion, 3-5-14, Ash Wednesday, John 12:27 – 36

Good Morning! Today is Ash Wednesday; let us prepare our hearts for the season of Lent! (Join us in worship this evening at 7 PM if you can.) John 12:27-36 27 ‘Now my soul is troubled. And what should I say—“Father, save me from this hour”? No, it is for this reason that I have … [Read more…]

Devotion 3-4-14, John 12:20 – 26

Good Morning! John 12:20-26 20 Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. 21They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, ‘Sir, we wish to see Jesus.’ 22Philip went and told Andrew; then Andrew and Philip went and told Jesus. 23Jesus answered them, … [Read more…]

Devotion 3-3-14, John 12:12 – 19

John 12:12-19 12 The next day the great crowd that had come to the festival heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. 13So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, shouting, ‘Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord— the King of Israel!’ 14Jesus found … [Read more…]

Devotion 3-1-14, John 12:1-11

Good Morning! John 12:1-10 Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. 2There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those at the table with him. 3Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure nard, … [Read more…]

Devotion 2-28-14, John 11:45 – 57

Good Morning! John 11:45-57 45Many of the Jews therefore, who had come with Mary and had seen what Jesus did, believed in him. 46But some of them went to the Pharisees and told them what he had done. 47So the chief priests and the Pharisees called a meeting of the council, and said, “What are … [Read more…]

Devotion 2-27-14, John 11:38 – 44

Good Morning! John 11:38-44 38Then Jesus, again greatly disturbed, came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone was lying against it. 39Jesus said, “Take away the stone.” Martha, the sister of the dead man, said to him, “Lord, already there is a stench because he has been dead four days.” 40Jesus said … [Read more…]

Devotion, 2-26-14

Good Morning! Jesus Weeps John 11:28 – 37 28 When she had said this, she went back and called her sister Mary, and told her privately, ‘The Teacher is here and is calling for you.’ 29And when she heard it, she got up quickly and went to him. 30Now Jesus had not yet come to … [Read more…]