• The Father Revealed in the Son

    John 14:7–10

    The Father and the Son share the same divine essence; thus, They are identical in Their attributes. John Calvin comments that in Christ “God has fully revealed himself, so far as God’s infinite goodness, wisdom, and power, are clearly manifested ...Read More

  • The Only Way to the Father

    John 14:4–6

    It is scandalous in our age that Jesus is the only way to the Father. But to confess otherwise is tantamount to rejecting our Lord. Dr. Sproul comments that “if [we] deny that [Jesus is the only way to God, ...Read More

  • A Place Prepared for Us

    John 14:1–3

    There are many rooms in the Father’s house, which means there is ample space in glory for all who trust in Jesus alone. Even now, Jesus is preparing a place for us, a place that will be far better than ...Read More

  • A New Commandment from Christ

    John 13:34–35

    Love for those who wrong us does not mean enduring significant abuse. The way we love someone who has wronged us is not identical to the way we love someone who has done nothing but good to us. Nevertheless, in ...Read More

  • The Moment of Judgment and Salvation

    John 12:31–32

    When Jesus says He draws “all people” to Himself in John 12:32, He means all people without distinction. That is, He means people from all kinds of backgrounds are drawn to Him, not each and every person. Jesus laid down ...Read More

  • The Anointing of Jesus

    John 12:1–8

    Scripture repeatedly calls us to help the impoverished. However, this is not all that we are called to do with our resources. It is appropriate to use our resources in other ways that honor Christ and His church, and it ...Read More

  • Source and Sustainer of Life

    John 11:17–27

    Jesus clarifies His point in John 11:26 that He is not saying everyone who believes in Him will escape physical death. What He means is that death will not have the final word for all those who are united to ...Read More

  • The Purpose of Lazarus’ Death

    John 11:11–16

    Although God would not have us deny the reality of our grief and pain, He would also have us know that He works through our suffering for good (Rom. 8:28). Dr. R.C. Sproul writes in his commentary John that ...Read More

  • Charges of Blasphemy Refuted

    John 10:31–42

    Civil authorities have been given the right to bear the sword by God Himself (Rom. 13:1–7), so they have a kind of “divine” authority that has been delegated to them. We know, however, that earthly judges often fail to do ...Read More

  • The Man Born Blind

    John 9:1–7

    John Calvin comments, “We cannot always put our finger on the causes of the punishments which men endure.” We may not infer automatically that a person who is suffering has committed a specific sin. Sometimes the suffering is related to ...Read More

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