Browse By Date: April 2018
Sunday, April 29, 2018 •
"Palm Sunday" began Jesus' Passion week. Jesus was rightly proclaimed as Messiah by the multitude, but it would soon become apparent that not everyone understood Jesus' mission. In this study, we examine the connection between exalting Jesus' majesty and embracing His mission.
Sunday, April 22, 2018 •
In today's short and familiar passage, two people, representing the people divided over Jesus' Messiahship, are contrasted in their actions. Their actions reveal the "heart" of the issue of belief.
Sunday, April 15, 2018 •
The event covered today is at the Gospel's midpoint, emphasizing its importance. It is the seventh "sign" and also contains the fifth of Jesus' seven "I AM" statements. Ironically, the religious establishment will conspire Jesus' murder after His miracle of resurrecting life.
Sunday, April 08, 2018 •
The Feast of the Dedication is what we today commonly refer to as Hanukkah. Once again, with His words, Jesus affirmed that the Feast pointed to Him as the ultimate dedicated (sanctified) Temple. This event would constitute the end of Jesus' public ministry in John's Gospel.
Sunday, April 01, 2018 •
The resurrection of Jesus is central to Christianity and indispensable to the meaning of life for man. Resurrection Sunday provides a great opportunity to wrestle with the question concerning the agents responsible in Jesus' bodily resurrection.