Tag Archives: John 1:1

Get your word on

John’s gospel teaches us about Jesus and his love for us. John chooses to begin his message of good news with these words: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. … Continue reading

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Who am I to you?

Take a moment to think about your best friend. How would you describe him/her to someone who has not met him/her? Pick a noun, not an adjective. It’s difficult! For my buddy of 30 years, I chose cube. This is … Continue reading

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I am I was

Luke 24 begins with history’s pivotal event. Stone rolled. Grave empty. Jesus alive. In the greatest plot, the one that defines our future, the one that was did not originate in a screenplay, the twist on Jesus’ death by crucifixion … Continue reading

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Stephen Hero

I’ve been reading Stephen Hero by James Joyce. It’s an early version of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Joyce, not surprisingly, uses the main character Stephen to demonstrate his own love of language and words. He was … Continue reading

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Waiting on a word

Have you ever been stuck? Are you in a situation and growing impatient? Have you called on God and asked him to speak to you, to answer your question, now? Yeah, me too. If you feel like you’ve not gotten … Continue reading

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The value of authenticity

When Jesus came on the scene his teaching was like nothing heard before or since. The Word (John 1:1) had arrived in the flesh. Mark 1:22 describes the people’s response: The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught … Continue reading

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David, his songs, the law, and your hunger

I’ve been reading about David in 1/2 Samuel. That led me to Psalm to hear firsthand David’s songs celebrating his life-journey with God, his rock and protector. The more I studied David’s songs, the more visible the thread of the … Continue reading

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The Word

John’s gospel teaches us about Jesus and his love for us. John chooses to begin his message of good news with these words: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. … Continue reading

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