“I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in me, and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit. … By this is my Father glorified, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be my disciples” (John 15:5,8) John 15 is one of the best-loved of all the […]
THE LORD IS CALLING. CAN YOU HEAR?
“Come and see!” The Lord’s call to the disciples rings out to us today as well. Come and see where I live and stay a while. Come and see who I am. Come and see the answer that I am to the desires of your heart. Come and see! It sounds so good a thing […]
THE DISCIPLES AT THE WELL: A Fresh Reading of John 4
Nobody ever talks about the disciples at the well in Samaria. Everyone zeroes in on the woman, and understandably so: with her many past husbands and her daily slog for water, she represents that “God-shaped vacuum” in all of us that can’t be filled by anything (or anyone!) but God. We all want what she […]