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Gospel of John

The Significance of the Cross in John’s Gospel

Every year The Living Church’s student essay contest draws several excellent submissions. The first-place essay will be published in the October issue of The...

Jacob’s Ladder for Christians: A Meditation Upon the Seven Sacraments

By Jean McCurdy Meade The founders of the monastic movements of the Middle Ages often used the metaphor of a monastery or convent as an...

A Christmas Paradox

By Molly Jane Layton When St. John the Evangelist wrote the Christmas story, he left out all of the Christmas. There are no angels, no...

Harmonious Gospels: Symphony in (Year) B

By Jay Thomas As the season after Epiphany trudged through these long winter months before ceding its place to Lent, the Christmas season faded to...

St. John the Seer and Opened Eyes

By Charlie Clauss Some years ago I went to renew my driver’s license and discovered I was legally blind in one eye. Fortunately I could...

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.


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