J.C. Ryle: There is enough and to spare.

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

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

His energy surges through you and through your obedience

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

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

Jesus: Love that passes knowledge, and a patience that passes understanding.

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 22 John 20:19-23

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

December 21 John 20:10-18

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

Resurrection bodies

Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have … More Resurrection bodies