Brother John’s Reflections

Brother John's Reflections

Being by the Grace of God

Being by the Grace of God

For I am the least of the Apostles, not fit to be called an Apostle, because I persecuted the Church of God. But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me has not been ineffective. 1 Cor 15: 9-10 Turning toward the woman, […]

by × September 18, 2014 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Knowing as we are Known

Knowing as we are Known

To whom shall I compare the people of this age? Who are they like? they are like children in the market place. They sit and yell at each other. They say, “We piped for you and you didn’t dance! We wailed in lament, and you didn’t weep.! John the Baptist […]

by × September 17, 2014 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Ryken and Communion for Service

Ryken and Communion for Service

Just as a human body, though it is made up of many parts, is a single unit because all these parts, though many, make one body, so it is with Christ. In the one Spirit we were all baptized, Jews as well as Greeks, slaves as well as citizens, and […]

by × September 16, 2014 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Love in Suffering

Love in Suffering

But standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved standing near, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold your son!” Then he said to the disciple, […]

by × September 15, 2014 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Fear and the Log in Our Own Eye

Fear and the Log in Our Own Eye

Why do you spot the splinter in your brother’s eye, but not notice the log in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, “Brother, allow me to extract the splinter from your eye,” when you yourself don’t see the log in your own eye! Then you can […]

by × September 12, 2014 ×