John 13: 1 – 17 Jesus washes his disciples’ feet

John 13: 1 – 17 Jesus washes his disciples’ feet It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. The evening meal was inContinue reading “John 13: 1 – 17 Jesus washes his disciples’ feet”

John 12: 37 – 50 Belief and unbelief among the Jews

John 12: 37 – 50 Belief and unbelief among the Jews Even after Jesus had performed so many signs in their presence, they still would not believe in him. This was to fulfil the word of Isaiah the prophet: ‘Lord, who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord beenContinue reading “John 12: 37 – 50 Belief and unbelief among the Jews”

John 8: 31 – 47 Dispute over whose children Jesus’ opponents are

John 8: 31 – 47 Dispute over whose children Jesus’ opponents are Personal reflection During my study period yesterday, I found myself looking rather wistfully at the other gospels, where we see so much of Jesus active in the world. I felt I wanted to be studying one of them instead; St John’s gospel seemsContinue reading “John 8: 31 – 47 Dispute over whose children Jesus’ opponents are”

John 1: 35 – 51

John 1: 35 – 51 Having told us about John the Baptist’s witness to Jesus, St John now introduces some of those who are to be Jesus’ disciples. These are people who will be with him while he teaches and heals, and who will be the witnesses of his life, death and resurrection. In StContinue reading “John 1: 35 – 51”