Devotion 2-13-14, John 8:47 – 59

Good Morning! John 8: 48-59 48 The Jews answered him, ‘Are we not right in saying that you are a Samaritan and have a demon?’ 49Jesus answered, ‘I do not have a demon; but I honor my Father, and you dishonor me. 50Yet I do not seek my own glory; there is one who seeks … [Read more…]

Devotion 2-12-14 (John 8:39 – 47)

Good Morning! john 8:39 – 47 39 They answered him, ‘Abraham is our father.’ Jesus said to them, ‘If you were Abraham’s children, you would be doing* what Abraham did, 40but now you are trying to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God. This is not what … [Read more…]

Devotion, 2-11-14, John 8 (cont)

John 8:31-38 True Disciples 31 Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, ‘If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; 32and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.’ 33They answered him, ‘We are descendants of Abraham and have never been slaves to anyone. … [Read more…]

Devotion, 2-10-14, John 8 (cont)

John 8:21-30 21 Again he said to them, ‘I am going away, and you will search for me, but you will die in your sin. Where I am going, you cannot come.’ 22Then the Jews said, ‘Is he going to kill himself? Is that what he means by saying, “Where I am going, you cannot … [Read more…]

Devotion 2-8-14 John 8 (cont)

John 8:12-20 12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.’ 13Then the Pharisees said to him, ‘You are testifying on your own behalf; your testimony is not valid.’ 14Jesus answered, ‘Even if I testify … [Read more…]

Devotion, 2-7-14, John 8

John 8:1–11 7:53 Then each of them went home, 8:1 while Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him and he sat down and began to teach them. 3The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught … [Read more…]

Devotion 2-6-14, John 7 (cont)

John 7:37-52 37 On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, ‘Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, 38and let the one who believes in me drink. As* the scripture has said, “Out of the believer’s heart* shall flow rivers of living water.” ’ … [Read more…]

Devotion 2-5-14, John 7 (cont)

Good Morning! John 7:25 – 36 25Now some of the people of Jerusalem were saying, “Is not this the man whom they are trying to kill? 26And here he is, speaking openly, but they say nothing to him! Can it be that the authorities really know that this is the Messiah? 27Yet we know where … [Read more…]

Devotion 2-4-14, devotion, John 7 (cont)

Good Morning! John 7:14-24 14About the middle of the festival Jesus went up into the temple and began to teach. 15The Jews were astonished at it, saying, “How does this man have such learning, when he has never been taught?” 16Then Jesus answered them, “My teaching is not mine but his who sent me. 17Anyone … [Read more…]

Devotion 2-3-14, John 7

Good Morning! John 7:1-13 After this Jesus went about in Galilee. He did not wish* to go about in Judea because the Jews were looking for an opportunity to kill him. 2Now the Jewish festival of Booths* was near. 3So his brothers said to him, ‘Leave here and go to Judea so that your disciples … [Read more…]