• Peter’s Overconfidence

    John 13:36–38

    Dr. R.C. Sproul writes in his commentary John: “The failures of Judas, of Peter, and of their fellow disciples should cause us to fall to our knees in surrender, asking Christ to cause us to stand. Only by His ...Read More

  • The Betrayal of Christ

    John 13:21–30

    Jesus was troubled at the trial that lay ahead of Him, but He was able to persevere in obedience because of His unwavering trust in His Father. Though we will never have to endure what Jesus did, we may find ...Read More

  • Receiving the One Whom Jesus Sends

    John 13:18–20

    Jesus’ words in today’s passage apply not only to non-Christians but also to us who have trusted Him as Savior and Lord. When we do not receive honest words of rebuke or commendation that are based on Scripture and spoken ...Read More

  • Responding to Hardships

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  • Shattered Trust

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  • Before the Final Passover

    John 11:54–57

    There is no inherent virtue in seeking out suffering and persecution, but that does not mean we are not called to endure it at times. We are called to be faithful to Christ even when that means persecution, so although ...Read More

  • The Mark of True Discipleship

    John 8:31–32

    Dr. R.C. Sproul writes in his commentary John: “It’s not the profession that gets you into the kingdom. It’s the possession. We must possess what we profess.” He refers, of course, to faith. A profession of faith alone will ...Read More

  • The Light of the World

    John 8:12–20

    Augustine of Hippo, in a sermon on today’s passage, exhorts us, “Let us love this Light, let us long to understand it, let us thirst for the same; that, with itself for our guide, we may at length come to ...Read More

  • The Prophet from Galilee

    John 7:47–52

    Gaining knowledge is a wonderful thing, provided that we do not allow it to make us proud, that we do not puff ourselves up with our education (1 Cor. 8:1). The opponents of Jesus were highly educated men, but because ...Read More

  • Judging with Right Judgment

    John 7:14–24

    Matthew 7:24 tells us that Jesus’ words, “Judge not, that you be not judged,” cannot mean that all of our judgments are wrong. Instead, Jesus wants us not to make wrong judgments. Let us not apply standards to others that ...Read More

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