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Accepting the hard truths in God’s words (John 6:60-64)

On hearing it, many of his disciples said, “This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?”61 Aware that his disciples were grumbling about this, Jesus said to them, “Does this offend you? 62 Then what if you see the Son of Man ascend to where he was before! 63 The Spirit gives life; the… Continue reading Accepting the hard truths in God’s words (John 6:60-64)

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Father, Draw me near to You (John 6:41-51)

So the Jews grumbled about him, because he said, “I am the bread that came down from heaven.” 42 They said, “Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How does he now say, ‘I have come down from heaven’?” 43 Jesus answered them, “Do not grumble among yourselves.… Continue reading Father, Draw me near to You (John 6:41-51)

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The One Who Gives our Daily Bread (John 6:32-35)

Jesus said to them, “Very truly I tell you, it is not Moses who has given you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven. 33 For the bread of God is the bread that comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”34 “Sir,”… Continue reading The One Who Gives our Daily Bread (John 6:32-35)

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Come and sit awhile with Him, the Spring of the Living Water (John 4:7-15)

A woman from Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.” 8 (For his disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.) 9 The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is it that you, a Jew, ask for a drink from me, a woman of Samaria?” (For Jews… Continue reading Come and sit awhile with Him, the Spring of the Living Water (John 4:7-15)

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How Far has Love Come to Bring Me Home? (John 4: 1-6)

Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John 2 (although Jesus himself did not baptize, but only his disciples), 3 he left Judea and departed again for Galilee. 4 And he had to pass through Samaria. 5 So he came to a town of… Continue reading How Far has Love Come to Bring Me Home? (John 4: 1-6)

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The Joy of the Greatest Man, John the Baptist (John 3:22-30)

After this Jesus and his disciples went into the Judean countryside, and he remained there with them and was baptizing. 23 John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water was plentiful there, and people were coming and being baptized 24 (for John had not yet been put in prison).25 Now a discussion arose… Continue reading The Joy of the Greatest Man, John the Baptist (John 3:22-30)

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For God so Loved the World (John 3:16-21)

16 “For God so loved the world,  that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. 18 Whoever believes in… Continue reading For God so Loved the World (John 3:16-21)

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When life gives you lemons, keep calm & shine on (Philippians 4:21-23)

Greet every saint in Christ Jesus. The brothers who are with me greet you. 22 All the saints greet you, especially those of Caesar's household. 23 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Philippians 4:21-23 ESV When life gives you sour lemons, what will you do?  Some would welcome them; some… Continue reading When life gives you lemons, keep calm & shine on (Philippians 4:21-23)