Foratime

For A Time

Jesus realized they wanted to ask him about it, so he said, “Are you asking yourselves what I meant? I said in a little while you won’t see me, but a little while after that you will see me again. I tell you the truth, you will weep and mourn over what is going to…

information gap

Information Gap

 Some of the disciples asked each other, “What does he mean when he says, ‘In a little while you won’t see me, but then you will see me,’ and ‘I am going to the Father’? And what does he mean by ‘a little while’? We don’t understand.” (John 16:17-18) Read: Matthew 19:1-30, Mark 10:1-31, Luke 18:9-30…

goals

#Goals

So it is clear that no one can be made right with God by trying to keep the law. For the Scriptures say, “It is through faith that a righteous person has life.” (Galatians 3:11) Read: Isaiah 25:1 – 28:13, Galatians 3:10-22, Psalm 61:1-8, Proverbs 23:17-18 Relate: Maybe it is because I am almost never on twitter…

betting-on-death

Betting On Death

When the soldiers had crucified Jesus, they divided his clothes among the four of them. They also took his robe, but it was seamless, woven in one piece from top to bottom. So they said, “Rather than tearing it apart, let’s throw dice for it.” This fulfilled the Scripture that says, “They divided my garments among…

Provenance

Provenance

All that belongs to the Father is mine; this is why I said, ‘The Spirit will tell you whatever he receives from me.’ In a little while you won’t see me anymore. But a little while after that, you will see me again. (John 16:15-16) Read: Luke 17:11 – 18:8, John 11:38-57 Relate: The Courtauld Institute of Arts…

Immersion

Into All Truth

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own but will tell you what he has heard. He will tell you about the future. He will bring me glory by telling you whatever he receives from me. (John 16:13-14) Read: Luke 14:25 – 17:10, John…

Dark path

Unbearable

There is so much more I want to tell you, but you can’t bear it now. (John 16:12) Read: Luke 13:22 – 14:24, John 10:1-42 Relate: I was absolutely horrified. It was dark, horribly dark, and I was in a strange place. There were lots of trees and stuff and there were things in those trees making noises.…