Greater Than Sin And Death

John 19:17-42 When reading the account of the cross, Jesus can seem a victim. The lies and deception, conspiracies and violations of the law all point to a lack of justice. But victims are ignorant. Victims don’t know what’s going on. Victims are passive. There is a...

The Greatest Truth

John 18 & 19:1-16 What is truth? This is not a new question. When Pilate asks Jesus (John 18:38) about truth it was a question that had been stirring for centuries. Pilate assumes Jesus is a common peddler of abstract philosophy. See the truths below from this...

The Greatest Prayer

John 17:1-26 John 17 is a passage that should be read over and over again. It’s not any truer than the rest of the Bible, but it is unique in the amount of information it communicates about God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. After reading this passage a few times,...

The Greatest Peace

John 16:25-33 “Do you believe?” We have been asked, we ask others and we ask ourselves the question of belief. The odd placement of the question in this passage, John 16:31, is that it comes after the disciples claim clear belief. The disciples even claim that Jesus...

Greater Than Any Joy

John 16:16-24 Our world measures joy by time, preferably instant. This kind of measurement leads to the tantalizing promise of instant gratification. It also sees joy disappear as quickly as it instantly came. Jesus promises joy, but not always instant. Pain will turn...
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