It is well-being. It is health of the body, health of the mind, it is safety and security, it is prosperity, it is wholeness and completeness. For prosperity is knowing you are rich in blessing, that the Lord shall supply all your needs. For wholeness is being made complete in Christ.” Continue reading Gospel of John: Schlomo
Gospel of John: Behold!
The Father himself loves you all with deep affection, because you all have loved me in this same way and have believed that I came from God.
Jesus, as quoted in John 16:26 Continue reading Gospel of John: Behold!
Jesus already has victory in every area of our lives, and is saying this very thing to you and me today. We need only realize the truth, with Jesus, and claim that victory for ourselves. Continue reading Gospel of John: Inner Peace
This is the deepest purpose of Bible study and prayer – to come to know and experience God’s love for us, Father, Son and Spirit, and to share God’s love with each other. The transformation of the Holy Spirit begins and ends here, in God’s love. Continue reading Gospel of John: Metaphor to Reality
It is not the Lord’s way to substitute something else to relieve pain. Instead, God uses what is already there, but transforms it. Continue reading Gospel of John: Promise of Joy
It is the work of the Holy Spirit to convict hearts and reveal truth to minds. Our work is to love. Continue reading Gospel of John: Penalty, Power, Presence
God’s mighty deliverance of the world through the cross held echoes of the ancient contest God entered into with the powerful gods of Egypt. Continue reading Gospel of John: The Ruler of this World
This is good news for humankind, for we have been trying to appease angry gods for all of our recorded history. Continue reading Gospel of John: Three Concerns
Emotional connection with God provides us with distinctive insights into God which cannot be gained any other way. But in order to anchor that truth into our real lives, we need to live it out. Something goes seriously wrong with our capacity to absorb or even understand Scripture if we do not live it, but just study it. Continue reading Gospel of John: Agape
Cleansing and pruning are not God’s punitive correction, rather they are God’s wisdom at work, creating within us the character, and developing within us the capacity to bear much fruit. Continue reading Gospel of John: Bear Much Fruit