Because of our creation by one God in his image, every tribe craves an intimate relationship with that one God.
Perhaps we can imagine Jesus laughing at Philip in a loving way, rather than scolding him.
Being a Christian has a great deal to do with growing more and more familiar with the voice of the shepherd.
Rebirth leads one to the world-defying mark of the Christian: mutual love from the deepest recesses of the heart.
Jesus appears and speaks the word the disciples need: peace.
That Christ seems to be a gardener has cosmos-rippling overtones.
We have each turned away from the Lord of all Love. And yet he comes to us.
Resurrection is this: “I will put my spirit within you, and you shall live” (Ezek. 37:14).
“Everything exposed by the light becomes visible” (Eph. 5:13). Simply, God sees the truth.
Water gushing from the rock is an answer to the question “Is the Lord among us or not”?