Posts from July 2014

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Reading John – July 29th

by Sandy Matheson

July 29 – John 4:1-42 What most catches your attention in this scene? Throughout the scene the Samaritan woman grows in her understanding of Jesus. Who has helped you grow in your understanding of Jesus? Listen online: Thought for the day:

Reading John – July 28th

by Sandy Matheson

July 28 John 3:22-36 “He must increase, but I must decrease”. What needs to decrease in our lives in order for God to have a greater presence? Listen online: Thought for the day:

Reading John – July 26th

by Sandy Matheson

July 26 – John 2:13-25 Jesus dramatically cleanses the temple. What does this passage say to congregations and communities of faith? Listen online: Thought for the day:

Reading John – July 25th

by Sandy Matheson

July 25 John 2:1-12 The Wedding at Cana is Jesus’ first miracle. Turning the water into wine is the first of seven signs in the Gospel of John. What does this sign tell us about God? Listen online: Thought for the day:

Reading John – July 24th

by Sandy Matheson

July 24 John 1:29-51 “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Nathaniel’s questions is refreshing in its directness. Where are the areas and communities from which you would be surprised to find God? Where are the areas and communities you expect to find God present? Listen online: Thought for the day:

Reading John – July 23rd

by Sandy Matheson

July 23 John 1:1-28 Notice the way the Gospel of John opens with the memorable phrase, “In the beginning…”, like the book of Genesis does and not a birth story about Jesus. What might the writer hope to tell us about God by opening the Gospel this way? Listen online: Thought for the day: