Praying for God’s Timing

When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went out to meet him, but Mary stayed at home. “Lord,” Martha said to Jesus, “if you had been here, my brother would not have died. But I know that even now God will give you whatever you ask.” (John 11:20-22) One of the most interesting-troubling-confusing aspects …

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Praying for the Way

“You know the way to the place where I am going.” Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?”  Jesus answered, “I am the way… ” (John 14:4-6) What do you suppose he meant by “the way”?  Jesus said so very much with so …

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Praying to the Lamb of God

The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” (John 1:29) Thankful for our two Johns today: only John the Baptist says this and only the Gospel writer John records it. John the Baptist was in the sin business, offering …

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