John

John 11 | Attention Trivia Buffs

For all of the trivia buffs out there, what is the shortest verse in the Bible? If you answered John 11:35, “Jesus wept”, you are mostly correct. That is the shortest verse in the King James Version but it is actually the 3rd shortest in the original Greek language....

John 10 | The Good Shepherd

I don't believe there is any description of Jesus Christ that is more beautiful than that of the Good Shepherd. Of course, the idea of our Savior being a shepherd is not new. The twenty-third Psalm is probably the best-known passage in all of Scripture. In it, David...

John 9 | Jesus and the Man Born Blind

In John 9, we have the account of Jesus healing a man who had been born blind. This is the only miracle in the gospels where the sufferer is spoken of as being disabled from birth. The chapter falls out nicely into three parts. First, is the account of the healing...

John 7 | How’d You Know That?

Have you ever been in a situation where you knew you needed to say something and had no idea what to say? I see those hands, we’ve all been there at one time or another. During my freshman year at college one of my closest friends there sent me a text saying that she...

John 6 | King of Kings or King of Things?

“When Jesus realized that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, he withdrew again to the mountain by himself” (John 6:15) In the sixth chapter of John, we have John’s account of one of the most stupendous miracles of Jesus’ ministry; the...

John 5 | Search the Scriptures

 “And you do not have his word abiding in you, for you do not believe the one whom he has sent. You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life, and it is they that bear witness about me, yet you refuse to come to me that you may...

John 4 | Lift Your Eyes

Jesus was doing things all wrong: He left a fruitful and popular ministry in Judea and went where most Jews would not go: Samaria. He spoke to the wrong person (a woman) and He did it in the wrong place (in public). But in reality, Jesus was doing all the right...