The resurrection of Jesus

The resurrection of Jesus The resurrection of Jesus is the absolute keystone of my faith. If the resurrection didn’t happen, I would have great difficulty in believing. I want to experience being close to Jesus. When I prayed for this, it seemed to me that I received the answer, “You need to spend time withContinue reading “The resurrection of Jesus”

Luke 20: 20 – 26 Paying taxes to Caesar

Luke 20: 20 – 26 Paying taxes to Caesar Keeping a close watch on him, they sent spies, who pretended to be sincere. They hoped to catch Jesus in something he said, so that they might hand him over to the power of the governor. So the spies questioned him: ‘Teacher, we know that youContinue reading “Luke 20: 20 – 26 Paying taxes to Caesar”

John 16: 16 – 33 The disciples’ grief will turn to joy

John 16: 16 – 33 The disciples’ grief will turn to joy Jesus went on to say, ‘In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me.’ At this, some of his disciples said to one another, ‘What does he mean by saying, “In aContinue reading “John 16: 16 – 33 The disciples’ grief will turn to joy”

John 15:26 – 16:15 The work of the Holy Spirit

John 15:26 – 16:15 The work of the Holy Spirit ‘When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father – the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father – he will testify about me. And you also must testify, for you have been with me from the beginning. ‘AllContinue reading “John 15:26 – 16:15 The work of the Holy Spirit”

John 14: 1 – 14 Jesus comforts his disciples

John 14: 1 – 14 Jesus comforts his disciples ‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house had many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I goContinue reading “John 14: 1 – 14 Jesus comforts his disciples”

John 8: 48 – 59 Jesus’ claims about himself

John 8: 48 – 59 Jesus claims about himself The Jews answered him, ‘Aren’t we right in saying that you are a Samaritan and demon-possessed?’ ‘I am not possessed by a demon,’ said Jesus, ‘but I honour my Father and you dishonour me. I am not seeking glory for myself; but there is one whoContinue reading “John 8: 48 – 59 Jesus’ claims about himself”