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Arrogance or humility? Love and the Gospel of John

Arrogance or humility? Love and the Gospel of John

This Sunday past I was asked to present communion in our morning service and this is what I felt the Lord wanted me to share. I’ve added a couple of little bits, things I’ve thought of or realised since Sunday morning, but everything I said is still here. When I was a young Christian I did not like the Gospel of John very much. In his gospel John, refers to himself as “the disciple whom Jesus loved”. That always seemed a…

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How can I be like Peter

How can I be like Peter

The apostle Peter often gets a bad rap. He’s often talked about as impulsive and making mistakes. There’s the walking on the water incident; the “get thee behind me” moment; he boasted that he’d stay even if everyone else fled and then denied the Lord three times. His parts of the gospel seem so often to be object lessons on what not to do. I remember many years ago the Christian singer Don Francisco said he loved Peter because, in…

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