The God Who Mourns

Jesus Weeps John 11 contains an important story that displays not only the power and amazing, miraculous ability of Jesus, but also insight into the very heart of the God we meet fully in Jesus. As the chapter opens, we are introduced to Lazarus, Mary, and Martha. This family has close connection to Jesus, as … Read more

Recovery of Sight

The Man Born Blind In John 9, Jesus continues to have personal encounters that we have the privilege to witness, just as we have thus far in John 3, 4, and 8–this time with a man born blind. As the chapter opens, Jesus has the opportunity to heal a man born blind and the entire … Read more

A Bonus Story

The One Without Sin Throughout the Gospel of John, there are a handful of stories of one-on-one encounters that Jesus has with various men and women. Over the past several weeks, we have been exploring some of these stories and trying to understand what Jesus wants these people to know after he meets them. In … Read more

An Eternal Spring

The Woman at the Well Jesus encountered many people during the course of his public ministry, all of whom have something important and instructive to tell us about who Jesus is and what Jesus’ ministry was all about. These encounters with various folks are especially highlighted through Gospel of John. Last week, we spent time … Read more

Born Again

A Question in the Night New creation. Resurrection. New life. Born again. There is a significant amount of imagery and description given to what takes place when we dedicate our lives to Jesus and receive the gift of restored relationship with our God. John Mark shared with our church body Paul’s words in 2 Corinthians … Read more