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Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 21:7

Created on Dec 23, 2014

The meal described in this passage has often been referred to as “The Lord's Breakfast.” In contrast to the Last Supper, which spoke of the fulfillme...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 21:4

Created on Dec 23, 2014

Jesus met the disciples as they were coming into shore after their fruitless night's work. His opening question was rhetorical, as anyone with experi...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 21:1

Created on Dec 23, 2014

Peter's decision to go fishing was a human one, based on human reasons. Most likely he still felt uncertain and unsure of himself in the aftermath of...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 20:30

Created on Dec 23, 2014

John here summarizes his purpose in writing the Gospel that bears his name: not to present a history or a biography in the sense that most moderns wou...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 20:24

Created on Dec 23, 2014

Thomas is popularly remembered among Christians as “Doubting Thomas,” yet this appellation is perhaps unfair, for after all the other disciples had no...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 20:21

Created on Dec 23, 2014

Following the bombings of England by the Luftwaffe in World War II, workmen engaged in repairing a cathedral found a statue of Jesus that had been dam...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 20:19

Created on Dec 23, 2014

Although Mary Magdalene and the other women had testified to their encounters with the risen Jesus and with angels telling them of His resurrection, a...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 20:11

Created on Dec 23, 2014

Like Jesus' other disciples, Mary Magdalene had no idea on that first Easter Sunday that she would encounter a risen Lord; to her, the sight of the em...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 20:1

Created on Dec 23, 2014

See Matthew 28:1-10 and associated notes. When the disciples went to the tomb in response to Mary Magdalene's insistence (possibly reinforced by test...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on Jeremiah 2:28

Created on Dec 23, 2014

In claiming to be righteous, the people of Judah were throwing the blame for their miseries on God. God countered this charge with the stern reminder ...  Read more