Category Archives: Christianity

Day 303 – The Bread of Life Discourse (Part 2)

Today we continue with the Bread of Life Discourse. John explicitly identifies the problem the Jews had with what Jesus was saying: The Jews then murmured at him, because he said, “I am the bread which came down from heaven.” … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 302 – The Bread of Life Discourse (Part 1)

Today we begin our reading of John 6 and the Bread of Life Discourse, one of the richest passages in the bible. First, notice how the discourse begins, “On the next day….” This has several implications. Within the context of … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr -Day 301 – The Feeding the Five Thousand (Redux)

Today we read John’s version of the feeding of the 5,000 with the loaves and the fishes. Remember that together with the Resurrection the feeding of the 5,000 is the only miracle that is recounted in all four Gospels. John … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 297 – The Woman at the Well

This is fast becoming one of my favorite episodes of Scripture. It starts out with this little interesting tidbit: 3 he left Judea and departed again to Galilee. 4 He had to pass through Samaria. John 3:3-4 The fact is … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 295 – John 3:16

Besides containing the verse most cited at football games John chapter 3 is an excellent example of how Jesus taught by getting people to think in new ways. There are at least three times in the chapter were Jesus does … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 294 – The Wedding Feast of Cana

Today we read one of the most famous scenes of the New Testament. It is story of Jesus at a wedding with his disciples. It is the occasion of his first public known miracle. From the outset the words John … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 293 – The Lamb of God

Two interesting things in today reading. First, we see Jesus coming to the area where John the Baptist is preaching. Twice, John the Baptist says this, The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 292 – In the Beginning was the Word

Today we begin the Gospel of John. It is almost certainly written by the Apostle John. Scholar’s vary as to when the it was written and are basically split between the AD 60’s or approximately AD 90. What is clear … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 291 – Hey Jude

Today we read the short letter of Jude. It is believed to be written by the brother of James as identified in Matthew and Mark and he identifies himself as such. Earliest dates put the writing of the letter as … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 290 – Sound Doctrine

In today’s reading Paul again exhorts Timothy, and by extension us, to remain faithful to sound doctrine. I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by … Continue reading

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