The Gospel of John 14
After predicting one disciple’s betrayal, another disciple’s denial and his own imminent departure, the disciples are understandably troubled. While it seems like everything is coming apart at the seams, Jesus has them right where he wants them… on the way.
Weekly Memory Verse: John 14:6
“I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
Monday, January 9 Read John 14:1-14. The disciples misunderstand Jesus when he tells them he is the way, the truth and the life. Ponder the difference between Jesus’ understanding of way truth and life and the disciples’. Who do we resemble in our understanding?
Tuesday, January 10 Read John 14:15-31. What do we learn about the Holy Spirit from this passage? How does the Holy Spirit participate in giving us peace, or shalom?
Wednesday, January 11 After reviewing John 14, read Hebrews 10:11-24. According to Hebrews 10 and John 9, what is the way to communion with God? Does these verses leave open the possibility of another way?
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