“And you all will see the Son of Humanity sitting at the right side of the Almighty, then coming with the clouds of heaven.” Continue reading Gospel of John: Blasphemy!
This is commentary written in story form, in an experiment mixing narrative criticism in a creative nonfiction writing style. Continue reading Gospel of John: Annas and Caiaphas
Before diving into the events of Jesus’s trials, it makes sense to review the adjudicators, timeline, and setting, Continue reading Gospel of John: Pretrial
It fascinates me that in the moments before Jesus was bound and led away, he healed one of his captors. What does loving one’s enemies look like? Well, like that, probably. Continue reading Gospel of John: The Arrest
Jesus was in full command of all that would happen. It was by the plan of redemption, written before the foundations of the earth, that Judas stood there now, and that Jesus would step forward. Continue reading Gospel of John: Prayer in Gethsemane
To truly read John’s account, it is better, I think, to try to get down from our usual 10,000 feet, and attempt to get inside the story, to experience it, to be among the disciples and soldiers, to watch Jesus and watch Judas Continue reading Gospel of John: Passion Week