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Please Read Chapter 21 of John's Gospel Comfort was surely what Peter needed on the eve of Good Friday when he left the courtyard of the high priest’s palace. He was overwhelmed with guilt and shame at what he had done. Three times he had been identified as a disciple of Jesus and three times he had responded by denying that he even knew Him. Read More
Please read John 20:1-31 in box below On the wall in our fellowship hall hangs a portrait given in memory of Mabel Lenning, a child of God. The artwork was produced by Roger Loveless, and is simply entitled, “My Redeemer Lives.” It captures the familiar scene that is a portion of the reading you just completed from the 20th chapter of the Read More
So Jesus said to Peter, “Put your sword into the sheath. Shall I not drink the cup which My Father has given Me?” (John 18:11) OK… raise your hand if you like pain… anyone? Who enjoys suffering… anyone? It’s fair to say that human beings are averse to suffering. The moment a headache or sore muscle begins to bother… there Read More
"Jesus spoke these words, lifted up His eyes to heaven, and said: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify Your Son, that Your Son also may glorify You, 2 as You have given Him authority over all flesh, that He should give eternal life to as many as You have given Him. 3 And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true Read More
These things I have spoken to you, that you should not be made to stumble. They will put you out of the synagogues; yes, the time is coming that whoever kills you will think that he offers God service. And these things they will do to you because they have not known the Father nor Me. But these things I have told you, that when the time comes, Read More

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“I am the true vine, and My Father is the vine dresser.Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away;and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot Read More

“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.”   John 14:1-3 All of us Read More
Years ago, it was not uncommon for young women from well-to-do families to become school teachers. These were young women who enjoyed many advantages and probably didn't even need to get a job to support themselves. But they chose to get an education and to labor in a field that involved a lot of work for modest pay.  And no glory, for Read More

Portraits of Christ  from the Gospel of John
Chapter Twelve

Not many people in our world know what it is like to have someone as a king

Many countries, such as ours, have representative governments which “derive their just powers from the consent of the governed” (as Thomas Jefferson penned in the Read More