November 17 – John 17:1-19

November 17 – John 17:1-19

Passage Intro If we’re honest, the High Priestly Prayer is kind of hard to take in all at once. Jesus weaves and interweaves perhaps a dozen different themes while addressing every relationship permutation of him, the Father, his disciples, and the world. It’s...
November 17 – John 17:1-19

November 10 – John 16:25-33

Passage Intro We’re going to spend part of our discussion this week looking at this passage inside out. Doing so will hopefully provide your group with some insight into how much Jesus cared for his disciples and, by extension, how much he cares for us. Starting...
November 17 – John 17:1-19

November 3 – John 16:16-24

Passage Intro Dialogue in ancient writing can sometimes come across as kind of silly to us today. You’ll see this pretty regularly in the Bible, where Jesus will say ____, the disciples will wonder why he said ____, they will then ask him why he said ____, and...
November 17 – John 17:1-19

October 27 – John 16:1-15

Passage Intro For the next four weeks we’ll be looking at sections from Jesus’ last discourse with his disciples just before his betrayal and arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane. It’s helpful to keep that order in mind because everything Jesus says in these...
November 17 – John 17:1-19

October 20 – John 10:1-21

Passage Intro For a bit wider context, the monologue in the passage occurred either during the time of the Feast of Booths, which we looked at last week, or sometime between it and the next feast (10:22). For immediate context, this is just after Jesus healed a man...
November 17 – John 17:1-19

October 13 – John 7:37-39

Passage Intro Take just a moment to try to get in the mind of Jesus’ audience in this passage. In the US in 2019 you’re rarely more than a few minutes from what amounts to an endless supply of water, and folks only die of dehydration from freak accidents....