Devotion 4-2-14, John 19

Good Morning! John 19:1-7 Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. And the soldiers wove a crown of thorns and put it on his head, and they dressed him in a purple robe. They kept coming up to him, saying, ‘Hail, King of the Jews!’ and striking him on the face. Pilate went out … [Read more…]

devotion 4 – 1- 14

Happy April Fools’ Day! Have Fun! John 18:28-40 28Then they took Jesus from Caiaphas to Pilate’s headquarters. It was early in the morning. They themselves did not enter the headquarters, so as to avoid ritual defilement and to be able to eat the Passover. 29So Pilate went out to them and said, “What accusation do … [Read more…]

devotion 3-31-14 John 18:15 – 18, 25 – 27

Good Morning!If you are here on Big Pine, don’t forget the Choir Cantata – Easter Concert – tonight at 7:30 PM. John 18:15-18, 25-27 15Simon Peter and another disciple followed Jesus. Since that disciple was known to the high priest, he went with Jesus into the courtyard of the high priest, 16but Peter was standing … [Read more…]

devotion 3-29-13, John 18:12 – 14

Good Morning! John 18: 12-14, 19-24 Jesus before the High Priest So the soldiers, their officer, and the Jewish police arrested Jesus and bound him. First they took him to Annas, who was the father-in-law of Caiaphas, the high priest that year. Caiaphas was the one who had advised the Jews that it was better … [Read more…]

Devotion 3-28-14, John 18:1-11

Good Morning! John 18:1-11 After Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples across the Kidron valley to a place where there was a garden, which he and his disciples entered. 2Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew the place, because Jesus often met there with his disciples. 3So Judas brought a … [Read more…]

Devotion 3-27-14, John 17:12 – 26

Good Morning! John 17:12 – 26 12While I was with them, I protected them in your name that* you have given me. I guarded them, and not one of them was lost except the one destined to be lost,* so that the scripture might be fulfilled. 13But now I am coming to you, and I … [Read more…]

devotion 3-26-14, John 17:1 – 11

Good Morning! John 17:1-11 After Jesus had spoken these words, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son so that the Son may glorify you, 2since you have given him authority over all people, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. 3And this is … [Read more…]

Devotion 3-25-14, John 16:25 – 33

Good Morning – on a rainy, stormy morning! John 16:25-33 25 ‘I have said these things to you in figures of speech. The hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures, but will tell you plainly of the Father. 26On that day you will ask in my name. I do … [Read more…]

devotion 3-24-14, John 16: 16 – 24

Good Morning! John 16:16-24 16 ‘A little while, and you will no longer see me, and again a little while, and you will see me.’ 17Then some of his disciples said to one another, ‘What does he mean by saying to us, “A little while, and you will no longer see me, and again a … [Read more…]

devotion 3-22-14, John 16:1-15

John 16:1-15 ‘I have said these things to you to keep you from stumbling. 2They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, an hour is coming when those who kill you will think that by doing so they are offering worship to God. 3And they will do this because they have not known the … [Read more…]