The Unlikely Route to Life

We’re going to be reading John 12:12-26 this Sunday.  The main theme that ties this section together is that Jesus seems to do and say the opposite of what we think he should. The section begins with v12-22, as Jesus comes into Jerusalem in what has been called his “triumphal entry”. It’s a familiar sceneContinue reading “The Unlikely Route to Life”

The Triumphant Decline

Have you ever worked really hard on some idea only to have someone else come along and take credit for it, even indirectly? What emotions did you feel? The human need to be significant and important, at very least for recognition is universal. Ego is a tough wrestling opponent. Yet, as we’ll read in thisContinue reading “The Triumphant Decline”