“…devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching…” (1 Tim. 4:13)
John 1:19-34 The Jewish leaders ask John the Baptist directly, “Who are you?” He lets them know exactly who he is not and precisely who he is. “The voice of one crying in the wilderness…” Instead he points to Jesus as “The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!”
John 1:1-18 John’s Gospel was written after the other Gospel accounts (Matthew, Mark and Luke) had already been in circulation within the early church. John is an older man by this time and his account of the life and words of Jesus takes on a grandfatherly tone filling in parts of the well-known story that…
“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16 As we have been created in Christ Jesus for good works, let us learn to let our lights shine in our community.
Psalm 139 “O Lord, you have searched me and you know me.”