Jesus tells the crowds of people, including religious leaders, that they will seek him and not find him. And that where he is going they cannot come. We explore what he meant by this and how it relates to our understanding of Jesus today.
Jesus’ interaction with the Jews at the Feast of Booths reveals a series of ironies. We will see how this is not uncommon for us either.
The resurrected Jesus gives his disciples a parting commission to go into all the world and make disciples. This command is neglected by many disciples for many reasons.
Everyone is building their life on someone’s words or philosophy of life. When trials and pains come it reveals what that foundation is — rock or sand.
Jesus is the Bread of Life from heaven. All that’s required of us to inherit eternal life is to feast on him.
After feeding bread and fish to thousands of people on the countryside, Jesus retreats alone. When his disciples find themselves alone and in danger, Jesus comes to them in the most unexpected way.
The voice of Jesus creates what it commands. It is his voice that gives us spiritual life. And on the day of resurrection, it is his voice that will give us physical life.
The only response that grants eternal life upon hearing the Gospel is to confess and believe.
Jesus did not come to give us more of what death can take away; he came to give us what death cannot touch.