The Gospel of John

Receiving by Beholding

This passage is an incredible promise: not only does it say that unbelievers who read the book of John, if they are the sheep of John 10, will see Jesus as the Messiah and be drawn to Him, but it also promises that those who have already been born again and read it will be kept. Get up in the morning and read this book, and God will keep you a believer.

Today I am finishing my 5 month study on the Gospel of John, and have I found that to be true! John 1:14,16 says that the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth… and from that fullness we have all received grace upon grace. By beholding Him in this gospel I have received much grace.


Skype Subscription Review

Dumping Skype for Google Voice

Some 9 months ago I wrote a positive review of Skype’s subscription/phone number service, and now I’m pleased to announce that I’ve let both my subscription and phone number expire. Skype works fine, but I like Google Voice much better now that I’ve used it some. In my Skype review I said I liked these things […]

John Piper reads The Innkeeper

The Innkeeper

John Piper explores the idea that perhaps the Innkeeper who housed Jesus’ parents the night of His birth had a son His age who was killed by Herod in the Slaughter of the Innocents. It’s hard to keep from crying as Mr. Piper powerfully reads his extraordinary poem. He portrays our Lord’s humanity and His sorrow for our […]