A daily dose of spiritual exercise for men in various stages of their Christian walk

– Pray – Read John 7:1-9 “For even his own brothers did not believe him.” John 7:5 – Observe They knew all His miracles: from turning water into wine to raising a little girl back to life from the dead. But they still did not believe in Him. There is an old proverb: “Familiarity breeds […]

– Pray – Read John 6:66-71 “Simon Peter answered him, ‘Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We believe and know that you are the Holy One of God.’ “ John 6:68-69 – Observe Simon Peter’s reasons for staying with Jesus were not just negative, “We have no where […]

– Pray – Read John 6:53-65 “He went on to say, ‘This is why I told you that no one can come to me unless the Father has enabled him.’ “ John 6:65 – Observe Coming to Jesus is not easy. Like drawing water from a well, there is a natural force that resists (v44). […]

– Pray – Read John 6:43-52 “Then the Jews began to argue sharply among themselves, ‘How can this man give us his flesh to eat?’ “ John 6:52 – Observe This last bit of Jesus’ speech is very obtuse. Even though I know that Jesus was referring to His crucifixion giving eternal life, I still […]

– Pray – Read John 6:32-42 “For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise him at the last day.” John 6:40 – Observe The last day of what? Some have claimed it is a reference to the last day […]

– Pray – Read John 6:22-31 “Jesus answered, ‘I tell you the truth, you are looking for me, not because you saw miraculous signs but because you ate the loaves and had your fill.’ “ John 6:26 – Observe And what’s wrong with getting enough to eat? Nothing, unless it is the only thing motivating […]

– Pray – Read John 6:12-21 “then they were willing to take him into the boat, and immediately the boat reached the shore where they were heading.” John 6:21 – Observe So, we can add teleportation to the list of Jesus’ miracles. In this case, a boat full of people was teleported instantly from out-on-the-lake […]

– Pray – Read John 6:1-11 “He asked this only to test him, for he already had in mind what he was going to do.” John 6:6 – Observe Did Philip pass the test? John never says. So, why did John mention this? To make sure that we understood Jesus was only pretending to not […]

– Pray – Read John 5:41-47 “If you believed Moses, you would believe me, for he wrote about me.” John 5:46 – Observe Moses wrote the Pentateuch, the first five books of the Bible. Either Jesus is a liar, or Moses wrote about Jesus in those first five books. But where? – Do Ask God […]

– Pray – Read John 5:28-40 “I have testimony weightier than that of John. For the very work that the Father has given me to finish, and which I am doing, testifies that the Father has sent me.” John 5:36 – Observe I guess that Jesus was referring to the miraculous healings that He was […]

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