Category Archives: John

They triumphed … by the blood of the Lamb

It is the blood that makes atonement for one’s life. … I am the Lord. The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, and when I see the blood, I will pass over you. … Continue reading

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As we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds

I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection from the dead.

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Scorn has broken my heart  and has left me helpless

I looked for sympathy, but there was none, for comforters, but I found none.

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Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power

Jesus, knowing all that was going to happen to him, went out and asked them, “Who is it you want?” … “Yet there are some of you who do not believe.” For Jesus had known from the beginning which of … Continue reading

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Jesus knew their thoughts

Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said, “Why do you entertain evil thoughts in your hearts?

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I am with you, declares the Lord

For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them. … And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.

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Our citizenship is in heaven

We eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.

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Do not love the world or anything in the world

If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them. For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. … Continue reading

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The Lord makes his life an offering for sin

Yet it was the LORD’s will to crush him and cause him to suffer.  … For what the law was powerless to do because it was weakened by the flesh, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness … Continue reading

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Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous

If the offering is a burnt offering from the herd, you are to offer a male without defect. … You are to lay your hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it will be accepted on your behalf … Continue reading

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