Posts Tagged 'disciples'

An Ironic Question Perhaps?

October 30th, 2017

An Ironic Question Perhaps?

John 16:31 (KJB)   Jesus answered them, Do ye now believe?

Jesus was speaking to His disciples knowing that they had all seen and heard many proofs to back up His claims of who He was and what was about to happen to Him according to the will of His Father.  He stopped to ask them if they now believed.

Certainly, the disciples saw and heard many awe-filled things in their ministry alongside Jesus Christ.   They were blessed ...

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Bad News Was Made Spiritually Profitable

August 14, 2017

Bad News Was Made Spiritually Profitable

John 16:7-8 (KJB)   Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.  8 And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment.

Jesus Christ is speaking to His disciples about the near future.  He is giving ...

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Was Matthias Appointed by God?

July 26th, 2017

Was Matthias Appointed by God?

Acts 1:23-26 (KJB)   And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.  24 And they prayed, and said, Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,  25 That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.  26 And they gave forth their lots; and the lot ...

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And They Walked With Him No More

“But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who should betray him. And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father. From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.”  (John 6:64-66)

These particular verses in the book of John are among some of ...

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