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Tag: Jesus

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Easter
Jon Opgenorth

How Eyes Are Opened

Read: John 9:1-41 . . . and he worshiped . . . (v. 38) This is the sixth “sign” of seven in John’s gospel and contains more details than any other. We know

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Easter
Jon Opgenorth

The Storm Inside

Read: John 6:16-21 It is I; do not be afraid. (v. 20) Ancient people feared the sea because they could not see beneath its surface. The unknown depths represented a dark

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Easter
Jon Opgenorth

Do the Next Thing

Read: John 6:1-14 Have the people sit down. (v. 10) I tend to be more like Philip than Andrew. As I look over the tasks on my to-do list or consider

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Easter
Jon Opgenorth

Holy Disruption

Read: John 5:1-18 He was even calling God his own Father. (v. 18) John recorded fewer miracle stories than other gospel writers, but each one is full of meaning and grows

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Easter
Jon Opgenorth

Good News, No Boundaries

Read: John 4:46-54 Your son will live. (v. 50) Any parent with a child in peril can relate to this father’s desperate love as he sought out Jesus to heal his

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Easter
Jon Opgenorth

The First Sign

Read: John 2:1-12 And his disciples believed in him. (v. 11) I find it quite human that the first request Jesus received sought to get someone out of a jam. A

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Easter
Jon Opgenorth

More Than Meets the Eye

Read: John 1:35-42 Come and you will see. (v. 39) We named our son “Andrew” in part because I love the disciple known by that name. Little is known about him

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Easter
Jon Opgenorth

Who Is This Jesus?

Read: John 1:1-18 He gave the right to become children of God. (v. 12) The opening paragraphs of John’s gospel contain staggering claims about who Jesus is, why he was born,

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Advent
Laura Sweet

New Heaven and New Earth

Read: Revelation 21:1-14 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. (v. 1) Any fan of TV