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The Beginning of the Good News of Jesus Christ

Mark 1–3 By Brandt L. Montgomery The oldest of the four canonical New Testament Gospels, the Gospel According to Saint Mark stresses the mighty works of...

Transformed by Jesus

May our reading of John’s Gospel inspire us to write more chapters of the good news of Jesus by sharing the power of his forgiveness and the hope of his resurrection with the world God loves so much.

The Cup is What He Gives You

We see in our readings that when Jesus prays for us to be united to him and to the Father, there is then no other way we can choose if we are to be blessed, apart from the one that the Father gives Jesus.

Approaching the End

This week’s readings for the Good Book Club’s journey through John’s Gospel move us ever-closer to the Gospel’s climax, and the end of Jesus’s earthly life and ministry.

“A Terrible Light”

Being reborn is not easy. It is Lazarus being called to life by a “terrible light.”

Embracing the Claims and Way of Christ

Jesus says, “For judgment I came into this world, that those who do not see may see” (Jn. 9:39). To those who choose him Jesus grants the right to become God’s children.

Words of Eternal Life

Just as baptism leads to identification with Jesus’s divine Sonship, making us by adoption what belongs to Jesus by nature, so too in John this baptism-like scene provokes an understanding of our ongoing identification with and consideration of our life in Christ.

Jesus Reveals Himself through Encounters with Strangers

This week’s readings in our journey through the Gospel of John for the Good Book Club present several episodes where Jesus interacts with strangers, and doing so, gives insight into his person and mission.

The Genesis of the World by the Word

John begins his Gospel with a recapitulation of the creation account in Genesis.

Offering Our Selves

As Christ offered himself, we offer ourselves to God as a living sacrifice in Christ.


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