Luke 8: 16 – 18 A lamp on a stand

Luke 8: 16 – 18 A lamp on a stand ‘No one lights a lamp and hides it in a clay jar or puts it under a bed. Instead, they put it on a stand, so that those who come in can see the light. For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed,Continue reading “Luke 8: 16 – 18 A lamp on a stand”

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: 12 – 20 Dispute over Jesus’ testimony

John 8: 12 – 20 Dispute over Jesus’ testimony When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.’ The Pharisees challenged him, ‘Here you are, appearing as your own witness; your testimony isContinue reading “John 8: 12 – 20 Dispute over Jesus’ testimony”

John 1:6 – 18

John the Baptist, a witness to Jesus John 1:6 – 18 John the Baptist, a witness to Jesus In John 1: 1-5, St John tells us about the Word, identifying it as the active principle of creation and the life and light of humanity. But what – or who – is the Word? In versesContinue reading “John 1:6 – 18”