Category Archives: John

February 7 – Compassion – Recognizing needs and throwing money

Read Luke 9:10-17 and John 6:1-13 You may be surprised to hear that this is the only miracle that is recorded in all four of the gospels. But that fact makes the feeding of the 5000 no more historically true than a miracle … Continue reading

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February 5 – Compassion – A woman in need of grace and truth

Read John 8:1-11 “Then neither do I condemn you,” Jesus declared. “Go now and leave your life of sin.”  (v. 11) While there is some question as to whether this section of John was part of the originally inspired writing of John, … Continue reading

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February 1 – God’s Will – God’s will and others

Read John 21:1-25 Although the Bible doesn’t record his death, church tradition has it that Peter died by crucifixion around 67 a.d.  And yet, deeming himself unworthy to die in the same manner that his Lord had died, Peter asked that … Continue reading

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January 7 – The Crucible of Crisis – All that we don’t know about suffering

Read: John 16:33; James 1:2,12; I Peter 1:6-9; I Peter 4:12; Hebrews 12:5-13 When questioned about the existence of God, Albert Einstein sometimes answered: Man knows perhaps 2% of all there is to know. That leaves 98% we do not know. Isn’t there room in … Continue reading

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December 29 – Life Verses – John 10:10

Read John 10:1-21 “Living my best life.” Have you ever heard this phrase from someone? I see it all the time as I peruse Instagram. It’s an expression that Urban Dictionary describes as, “A stupid phrase used to portray a … Continue reading

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December 28 – Life Verses – John 15:1-8

Read John 15:1-8 Galatians 5:16-26, Colossians 1:9-14 and James 3:13-18 I’m lacking as a gardener but my green-thumbed friend, Kristen, doesn’t seem to care. Visiting her this spring, she insisted on entrusting me with a portion of her Dahlia plants. … Continue reading

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December 25 – GIVE JOY – Merry Christmas!

Read Luke 1:26-2:21 and John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” From all of us at Grace Church, Merry … Continue reading

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