More than a phantom

More Than A Phantom

Judas (not Judas Iscariot, but the other disciple with that name) said to him, “Lord, why are you going to reveal yourself only to us and not to the world at large?” Jesus replied, “All who love me will do what I say. My Father will love them, and we will come and make our…

accept obey

Love, Accept, Obey

When I am raised to life again, you will know that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you. Those who accept my commandments and obey them are the ones who love me. And because they love me, my Father will love them. And I will love them…

Live Empty

Live

Soon the world will no longer see me, but you will see me. Since I live, you also will live. (John 14:9) Read: Luke 3:19-20, John 3:1 – 4:45 Relate: Live. Jesus and His entourage were on their way into a small little town when they came across a funeral procession headed the other way. It was…

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Is In You

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, who will never leave you. He is the Holy Spirit, who leads into all truth. The world cannot receive him, because it isn’t looking for him and doesn’t recognize him. But you know him, because he lives with you now and later will…

if you love

If You Love…

If you love me, obey my commandments. (John 14:15) Read: Matthew 2:1 – 3:17, Mark 1:2-11, Luke 3:1-22 Relate: Over and over up to this point Jesus had talked about His “hour”. More than once He was faced with a situation where people wanted to kill him. They were never able to because “His hour had not yet come”.…

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Greater Things

“I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father. You can ask for anything in my name, and I will do it, so that the Son can bring glory to the Father. Yes,…

The Will of another

The Will of Another

Jesus replied, “Have I been with you all this time, Philip, and yet you still don’t know who I am? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father! So why are you asking me to show him to you? Don’t you believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me?…