devotion 3-19-14, John 15:1 – 11

Good Morning! John 15:1-11 ‘I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine-grower. 2He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes* to make it bear more fruit. 3You have already been cleansed* by the word that I have spoken to you. 4Abide in me … [Read more…]

devotion 3-18-14, John 14:15 – 31

Good Morning! John 14:15-31 15 ‘If you love me, you will keep* my commandments. 16And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate,* to be with you for ever. 17This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, … [Read more…]

devotion 3-17-14, John 14:5 – 14

Happy St Patrick’s Day!! John 14:5 – 12 5Thomas said to him, ‘Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?’ 6Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 7If you know me, you … [Read more…]

devotion 3 – 15 – 14, John 14:1- 4

Good Morning! John 14:1-4 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for … [Read more…]

devotion, 3-14-14; John 13:36 – 38

Good Morning! John 13:36-38 36Simon Peter said to him, “Lord, where are you going?” Jesus answered, “Where I am going, you cannot follow me now; but you will follow afterward.” 37Peter said to him, “Lord, why can I not follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.” 38Jesus answered, “Will you lay … [Read more…]

Devotion 3-13-14, John 13:31 – 35

Good Morning! John 13:31-35 31 When he had gone out, Jesus said, ‘Now the Son of Man has been glorified, and God has been glorified in him. 32If God has been glorified in him,* God will also glorify him in himself and will glorify him at once. 33Little children, I am with you only a … [Read more…]

Devotion 3-12-14, John 13:21 – 30

Good Morning! John 13:21-30 Jesus Foretells His Betrayal After saying this Jesus was troubled in spirit, and declared, ‘Very truly, I tell you, one of you will betray me.’ The disciples looked at one another, uncertain of whom he was speaking. One of his disciples—the one whom Jesus loved—was reclining next to him; Simon Peter … [Read more…]

Devotion 3-11-14, continuing with John 13

Good Morning! 13:12After he had washed their feet, had put on his robe, and had returned to the table, he said to them, “Do you know what I have done to you? 13You call me Teacher and Lord—and you are right, for that is what I am. 14So if I, your Lord and Teacher, have … [Read more…]

devotion 3-10-14, John 13:1 – 20

Good Morning! John 13:2-5 2The devil had already put it into the heart of Judas son of Simon Iscariot to betray him. And during supper 3Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he had come from God and was going to God, 4got up from the table, took … [Read more…]

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…]