The Voice of Christ is Distinct

The Voice of Christ is Distinct

In John 10:5 and 8, Christ teaches that his sheep do not plunge themselves into strange teachings. Just to clarify—this teaching is not denying the reality of different maturity and discernment levels and seasons of growth, but instead, that if someone is attracted to...
Jesus Must Open the Eyes of the Blind

Jesus Must Open the Eyes of the Blind

In shining forth the light in John 9, the healing of the blind man magnificently illustrates spiritual salvation since there is a link between this man’s blindness from birth and man’s spiritual state from birth. The Apostle Paul writes in Rom. 5 that when God’s love...
A Necessary Mark of a True Disciple

A Necessary Mark of a True Disciple

In John 8:31, Jesus supplies a condition which reveals one as being a true disciple. It entails continuing, abiding or remaining in Christ’s word. This isn’t just a one-time decision or a temporary receiving of God’s word. So essentially, Jesus is teaching these Jews:...