The Gospel of John

The Gospel of John – ”Right Judgement”

A strong spiritual challenge issued by Jesus against the religious leaders of Jerusalem is the theme of the next section of John chapter 7. Jesus makes the point that obedience is a necessary aspect of learning. The resistance of the scribes and pharisees is ultimately a matter of rebellion, not knowledge. In the same way,… Continue reading The Gospel of John – ”Right Judgement”

The Gospel of John

The Gospel of John – Do not be driven by selfishness

This section of scripture uncovers the true motivation of the crowd following Jesus: selfishness. This passage is part of a long dialogue where Christ clarifies the meaning of His miracles. Jesus has just explained that He, Himself, is the ''Bread of Life'' which people are meant to seek. In response, the people complain amongst themselves.… Continue reading The Gospel of John – Do not be driven by selfishness

Don't Worry

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Most people should be familiar with Bob Marley's rendition of "Don't Worry, Be Happy" https://videopress.com/v/G48LZLgA?preloadContent=metadata We are never free from the waves of what a day may throw at us. If our worries are not about clothes and food, it may be about money, friends, family, relationships, marriage, careers or generally difficult circumstances. These things… Continue reading Don’t Worry, Be Happy