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Hospitality in the Gospel of John - Week 5

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Week 5- “ He came to Jesus by night.” (John 3:2) When we first meet Nicodemus, he is called a “leader of the Jews” (v1). Jesus called him “Israel’s teacher” (v 10). He comes to talk with Jesus perhaps out of curiosity - could this be the...

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Hospitality in the Gospel of John - Week 4

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Week 4 “Come and see a man...” (John 4:29) It turns out that social distancing has been around quite a while- all the way back to biblical days. In the Old Testament social distancing was practiced for health reasons as lepers were made to live outside the camp or the city. Food and...

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Hospitality in the Gospel of John - Week 3

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Week 3 “Make our home with you” (John 14:23) We just returned from celebrating my father in law’s 100th birthday in California. He lives in a small apartment with Pam’s mother, so like the rest of the out of town relatives, we called on the local hospitality industry. We...

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Hospitality in the Gospel of John - Week 2

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Week 2 “Take you to be with Me” John 14:3It was unavoidable. The other car ran through the stop sign in front of us. We were going 70 mph on the highway. Moments later we sat stunned in our car. My wife was struggling to breathe after a chest wall contusion. I could not find a phone...

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Hospitality in the Gospel of John - Week 1

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Week 1 "God With Us" John 1:14John says that “ The Word became Flesh and dwelt among us.” Scholars tell us that this is a word picture in Greek of someone “pitching their tent.” The Old Testament word for tent is Tabernacle. So John says that Jesus came and tabernacled...

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