Devotions

The Gospel of John – The Spirit Alone Gives Life

Read John 6:60-71 [Jesus said] “The Spirit alone gives eternal life. Human effort accomplishes nothing. And the very words I have spoken to you are spirit and life.” – John 6:63 (NLT) Some of Jesus’ teachings are hard. At some point, we need to recognize that rather than continuing to expend our energy attempting to understand, we must shift to…

The Gospel of John – Belief is Life

Read John 6:47-59 [Jesus said] “I tell you the truth, anyone who believes has eternal life.” – John 6:47 (NLT) Believes in what, exactly? Jesus is our Messiah and Lord. He is the Bread of Life, come down from (and now returned to) heaven. He is God, He lived a perfect life, He died in our place, and God has…

The Gospel of John – I Will Raise Them Up

Read John 6:38-46 [Jesus said] “For it is my Father’s will that all who see his Son and believe in him should have eternal life. I will raise them up at the last day.” – John 6:40 (NLT) Jesus makes radical claims—about Himself, and on our lives as His followers. Some people are drawn to the idea of God blessing…

The Gospel of John – Eternal Bread

Read John 6:22-38 But don’t be so concerned about perishable things like food. Spend your energy seeking the eternal life that the Son of Man can give you. For God the Father has given me the seal of his approval.” – John 6:27 (NLT) God’s working doesn’t depend on the power structures, or the powerful people, of this world. He’s…

The Gospel of John – Getting Ahead of God

Read John 6:16-21 [B]ut [Jesus] called out to them, “Don’t be afraid. I am here!” Then they were eager to let him in the boat, and immediately they arrived at their destination! – John 6:20-21 (NLT) The disciples waited for Jesus for a while, but then they got impatient and left without him. That’s when they got into trouble. And…

The Gospel of John – God’s Plan, Not Ours

Read John 6:1-15 When the people saw him do this miraculous sign, they exclaimed, “Surely, he is the Prophet we have been expecting!” When Jesus saw that they were ready to force him to be their king, he slipped away into the hills by himself. – John 6:14-15 (NLT) God faithfully provides for our needs, in both ordinary and miraculous…

The Gospel of John – Who’s in Charge?

Read John 5:41-47 “For I [Jesus] have come to you in my Father’s name, and you have rejected me. Yet if others come in their own name, you gladly welcome them.” – John 5:43 (NLT) The truth about our relationship to Christ is wrapped up in the question, “Who’s in charge?” Who is in charge of your life? If it’s…

The Gospel of John – All Scripture Reveals Jesus

Read John 5:31-40 “You search the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. But the Scriptures point to me!” – John 5:39 (NLT) When he was here on earth, Jesus revealed Himself to be God through his teaching, his miracles, his fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy, and even, as at his baptism and his transfiguration, the direct testimony…

The Gospel of John – Prepare to Rise

Read John 5:28-30 Don’t be so surprised! Indeed, the time is coming when all the dead in their graves will hear the voice of God’s Son, and they will rise again. – John 5:28-29a (NLT) God encourages us to live with our end in mind. We will all be raised again after death, and separated into those who have let…

The Gospel of John – We Are Not the Judge

Read John 5:16-27 In addition, the Father judges no one. Instead, he has given the Son absolute authority to judge – John 5:22 (NLT) Our knowledge is imperfect and incomplete. We must be careful when we are inclined to judge others, lest we find ourselves in the position of the religious leaders in this passage, who were passing judgment on…

Contact / Location

Contact info

123-456-7890
123, New Lenox, Chicago IL 60606
info@yoursitename.com

Gathering Times

Saturday:
5:30pm

Sunday:
8:00am, 9:15am, 11:00am

Events / Calendar