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"I and the Father are one"

From the very beginning of his gospel, John confronts his readers with astounding claims about Jesus. He is the eternal Word who existed before creation and through whom all things were made. 422 more words

Biblical Meditation

Convince me

If you’ve already made up your mind about someone, you’ll be suspicious or skeptical about anything they might say or do to the contrary. You might say, “Okay, hotshot, convince me,” giving the impression of being open-minded. 625 more words

Biblical Meditation

Dumb sheep

Sheep are legendary for being…well, one of the less intelligent among God’s creatures. The photo on the right, for example, was taken by Phil McClean as he passed a field in Scotland. 307 more words

Personal Reflection

Crazy love

It’s easy for us, as twenty-first century moderns, to read Scripture in a judgmental way: why don’t Jesus’ opponents get it?  Why are they so thick-headed? 575 more words

Biblical Meditation

So what good is a dead shepherd?

What makes for a good shepherd? The sheep know his voice and trust him. He keeps them together and leads them to good, green pastures. He goes looking for them when they wander away and get lost. 626 more words

Biblical Meditation

A familiar voice

In your mind, picture a flock of sheep. What do you see?

I think of green rolling hills. The sheep dot the landscape, mostly in groups. 403 more words

Biblical Meditation

Jesus is THE Good Shepherd: A sermon in 10 tweets

In John 10 (one of the Lectionary passages for this Sunday) Jesus lays out the image of a sheep pen, a gate, a Good Shepherd and a thief.   531 more words

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