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A Gift

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends” (John 15:13, NIV). Have you ever said “yes” to something and then walked away and thought: “What did I do? Why did I agree to this sacrifice?” Guilty! …

The Gate

In the Near East, shepherds would lead their flocks into a pen in the evenings. With one entrance in and out, the shepherd would lie down and become the gate, making sure he didn’t lose any sheep, even as he slept. …

Humble and Kind

In 2015, Tim McGraw released a song that soared to the top of the charts, “Humble and Kind.” The official video, found on YouTube, gives substance to the profound differences among the peoples of our world and the simple bond of our humanity. …

God Is Able

“Philip said to him, ‘Lord, show us the Father, and we will be satisfied’” (v. 8). Though Philip and the rest of the disciples walked with the Messiah, experiencing firsthand the miracles he performed, it was not enough. They still needed more convincing. …

The Way

“I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” (v. 6). Thomas failed to grasp what Christ’s ministry entailed. He had his mind set on a worldly pathway. …