• The First of Jesus’ Signs

    John 2:6–12

    Jesus fulfills the old covenant revelation, bringing something new. The moral law continues, but the outward administration of the covenant has changed. Baptism and the Lord’s Supper have replaced the old covenant rituals. God’s covenant people are no longer drawn ...Read More

  • The Idolatry of Sports

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  • The Wedding at Cana

    John 2:1–5

    Jesus is our Lord and Teacher, and His willingness to celebrate at a wedding and even to receive extravagant gifts (John 12:1–8) shows us that Christian discipleship is not incompatible with enjoying nice things in life. We are called to ...Read More

  • Seeing the Way of Salvation

    John 1:47–51

    John Calvin comments that “though the whole human race was banished from the kingdom of God, the gate of heaven is now opened to us” in Christ. On this side of heaven, the greatest thing we can see is Jesus ...Read More

  • Good from Nazareth

    John 1:43–46

    The humble origins of Jesus are one of the clearest indications that His kingdom is not of this world. He came in humility, showing us that God’s view of greatness is in many ways different from what the world tells ...Read More

  • Jesus Meets Simon

    John 1:40–42

    God has gifted the body of Christ with many different people who have many different gifts, experiences, and levels of knowledge. All of us can benefit from one another no matter how long we have been believers, and all of ...Read More

  • Becoming Disciples of Jesus

    John 1:35–39

    To be a true disciple of John the Baptist was to heed what he said about the Messiah and follow the Christ when He arrived. If we are to be true disciples of God’s Word, then we must likewise follow ...Read More

  • Becoming Disciples of Jesus

    John 1:35–39

    To be a true disciple of John the Baptist was to heed what he said about the Messiah and follow the Christ when He arrived. If we are to be true disciples of God’s Word, then we must likewise follow ...Read More

  • Your Words Reveal Your Heart

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  • John the Baptist Bears Witness to Christ

    John 1:29–34

    John the Baptist needed a special revelation from God to know who Jesus was, and this parallels the illumination that all sinners need if they are to see Jesus as Savior and believe in Him. While we must bear accurate ...Read More

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