September 1 – Hit By A Bus

I’ve been hit by a bus. have you?

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…

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…

Believing is Seeing

Jesus responded, “Didn’t I tell you that you would see God’s glory if you believe?” (John 11:40) Read: Jeremiah 37:11 – 38:28, Ezekiel 1:1 – 3:15 Relate: Did you ever have one of those “aha” moments when an earlier conversation all of a sudden makes a bit more sense? Perhaps it was a joke somebody told and…

Sin Causes Deafness

Jesus told them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, because I have come to you from God. I am not here on my own, but he sent me. Why can’t you understand what I am saying? It’s because you can’t even hear me! For you are the children of your father the…

Truly Free

So if the Son sets you free, you are truly free. (John 8:36) Read: Isaiah 8:1 – 11:16 Relate: The distance from the head to the heart is about eighteen inches. My stride is about twenty-seven inches so for me that is only about two thirds of my every step. As close as it physically may be,…

Levels of Truth

Jesus said to the people who believed in him, “You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. (John 8:31-32) Read: 2 Kings 14:28 – 15:29, 2 Chronicles 26:22-23, Isaiah 6:1-13, Amos 7:1 – 9:15 Relate: One of the first blog…

John 6:38-40 (Looking For Jesus)

For I have come down from heaven to do the will of God who sent me, not to do my own will. And this is the will of God, that I should not lose even one of all those he has given me, but that I should raise them up at the last day. For it…