Devotional

What the Gospel Guarantees

These are the three things the gospel is guarateed to do. The gospel guarantees me been saved from the wrath of God.The gospel cleanses me from the idolatrous, poisonous, all-distorting sin that makes me love other things more than God.The gospel opens access into, by reconciliation, a sweet, deep, ever-increasing, all-satisfying joy in Abba Father… Continue reading What the Gospel Guarantees

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