Now there are also many other things that Jesus did. Were every one of them to be written, I suppose that the world itself could not contain the books that would be written. John 21:25 J.C. Ryle wraps up our reading of John: As much of Christ’s sayings and doings is recorded as the mind … More J.C. Ryle: There is enough and to spare.
December 25 John 21:15-25 (ESV) Jesus and Peter 15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” 16 He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do … More December 25 John 21:15-25
Just as day was breaking, Jesus stood on the shore; yet the disciples did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to them, “Children, do you have any fish?” They answered him, “No.” He said to them, “Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some.” So they cast it, and now … More His energy surges through you and through your obedience
December 24 John 21:1-14 (ESV) Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples 21:1 After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way. 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter said … More December 24 John 21:1-14
J.C.Ryle, with some beautiful words of encouragement from John 20:24-31 Nowhere, perhaps, in all the four Gospels, do we find this part of our Lord’s character so beautifully illustrated as in the story before our eyes. It is hard to imagine anything more tiresome and provoking than the conduct of Thomas, when even the testimony … More Jesus: Love that passes knowledge, and a patience that passes understanding.
December 23 John 20:24-31 (ESV) Jesus and Thomas 24 Now Thomas, one of the Twelve, called the Twin,  was not with them when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see in his hands the mark of the nails, and place my finger … More December 23 John 20:24-31
John 20:19 -21 On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then … More J.C.Ryle: First words from the Master’s lips
December 22 John 20:19-23 (ESV) Jesus Appears to the Disciples 19 On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 20 When he had said this, he showed them … More December 22 John 20:19-23
J. C. Ryle comments on John 20:11-18 fears and sorrows of believers are often quite needless. We are told that Mary stood at the sepulcher weeping, and wept as if nothing could comfort her. She wept when the angels spoke to her; “Woman,” they said, “why are you weeping?” She was weeping still when our … More J.C. Ryle: No just cause for anxiety
December 21 John 20:10-18 (ESV) 10 Then the disciples went back to their homes. Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene 11 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb. 12 And she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head … More December 21 John 20:10-18