Tuesday, 24 December 2019

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 24. …full of grace and truth.

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 24. …full of grace and truth.: Truth is an important word in John’s Gospel. “You will know the truth and the truth will make you free,” says Jesus (John 8.32) Truth, in J...

Sunday, 22 December 2019

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 22. And we have seen his glory...

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 22. And we have seen his glory...: Glory is a very important word in John’s Gospel, but it often doesn’t look as people might expect it to. The Hebrew word which is translated...

Saturday, 21 December 2019

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 21...and lived among us...

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 21...and lived among us...: ...AND LIVED AMONG US… We are often surprised when anything extraordinary – good or bad – happens close to us. We are proud of our own loca...

Friday, 20 December 2019

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 20. And the Word became flesh...

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 20. And the Word became flesh...: This is perhaps the most extraordinary part of the Prologue, the part John has been leading up to. He has told us about this Word, God himse...

Thursday, 19 December 2019

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 18. ...he gave power to become children of God,

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 18. ...he gave power to become children of God,: “To all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to become children of God,” says John. Children of God; that’s a powerful ...

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 17. …who believed in his name...

St Peter and St Paul, Seal: 17. …who believed in his name...: “Believing in Jesus” or “believing in his name” is such a familiar phrase that it can become mere jargon. (A person’s name stood for the wh...