Monthly Archives: March 2016

March 31, 2016: Day 88 – John 20

As much as I love Caravaggio, I have to call him out on this painting.  If you read the Scripture for today carefully, we don’t actually have Thomas inserting his finger into the body of Jesus.  What we have is … Continue reading

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March 30, 2016: Day 87 – John 19

This Scripture is the basis for Good Friday.  I know, last week we already addressed Good Friday, but this Scripture really captures the essence of it.  But hey, did you know that we are in the midst of Easter, even … Continue reading

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March 29, 2016: Day 86 – John 18

We have truth appear once again in these Scriptures.  Pilate asks Jesus what seems like a rhetorical question:  “What is truth?”  Remember my all time favorite verse, John 8:32: “You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you … Continue reading

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March 28, 2016: Day 85 – John 17

Ut unum sint.  That is Latin for “that they may be one”.  It was an encyclical put out by the Vatican in 1996 and it promised great hope for relations between Catholics and Protestants.  I remember serving in Naples, Italy … Continue reading

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March 27, 2016: Day 84 – John 16

He is risen!  He is risen indeed!  Happy Easter to all of you.  We had two glorious services and in each the promises of Jesus came true loud and clear.  We are so able to see how God has blessed … Continue reading

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March 26, 2016: Day 83 – John 15

First of all I have to apologize that this post did not make it in yesterday.  Bummer.  But now it is posted so let’s go ahead and analyze chapter 15 of John.  It begins somewhat harshly where Jesus is called … Continue reading

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March 25, 2016: Day 82 – John 14

Every single service of witness to the resurrection I use this Scripture.  For those of you who don’t know that is another term for funeral.  The vision of God having prepared for each one of us a room in His … Continue reading

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March 24, 2016: Day 81 – John 13

There isn’t much to say about this Scripture except: just love each other.  That is what the footwashing is all about.  Love each other to the point that you are willing to be a servant to each other.  That’s all … Continue reading

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March 23, 2016: Day 80 – John 12

John really downplays Jesus’ ride into Jerusalem on a donkey unlike all the other Gospels.  In all the other Gospels immediately after Jesus rides into Jerusalem his next stop is then the temple where he cleans house.  Not so in … Continue reading

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March 22, 2016: Day 79 – John 11

I’m watching the news that can’t stop speaking about the bombings that took place in Brussels.  Or is it the newscast that is broadcasting about the attacks in Paris, or is it the attacks in London, or in Madrid…there are … Continue reading

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