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Friday, March 31, 2017

Lent 2017 - Day 31






Welcome to Day 31
of your Lenten journey
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The Scripture of the day is from
John 7:1-2, 10, 25-30

1 After this Jesus travelled round Galilee; he could not travel round Judaea, because the Jews were seeking to kill him.

2 As the Jewish feast of Shelters drew near,

10 However, after his brothers had left for the festival, he went up as well, not publicly but secretly.

25 Meanwhile some of the people of Jerusalem were saying, 'Isn't this the man they want to kill?

26 And here he is, speaking openly, and they have nothing to say to him! Can it be true the authorities have recognised that he is the Christ?

27 Yet we all know where he comes from, but when the Christ appears no one will know where he comes from.'

28 Then, as Jesus was teaching in the Temple, he cried out: You know me and you know where I came from. Yet I have not come of my own accord: but he who sent me is true; You do not know him,

29 but I know him because I have my being from him and it was he who sent me.

30 They wanted to arrest him then, but because his hour had not yet come no one laid a hand on him.








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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Lent 2017 - Day 30

Welcome to Day 30
of your Lenten journey
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The Scripture of the day is from
John 5: 31-47

31 Were I to testify on my own behalf, my testimony would not be true;

32 but there is another witness who speaks on my behalf, and I know that his testimony is true.

33 You sent messengers to John, and he gave his testimony to the truth-

34 not that I depend on human testimony; no, it is for your salvation that I mention it.

35 John was a lamp lit and shining and for a time you were content to enjoy the light that he gave.

36 But my testimony is greater than John's: the deeds my Father has given me to perform, these same deeds of mine testify that the Father has sent me.

37 Besides, the Father who sent me bears witness to me himself. You have never heard his voice, you have never seen his shape,

38 and his word finds no home in you because you do not believe in the one whom he has sent.

39 You pore over the scriptures, believing that in them you can find eternal life; it is these scriptures that testify to me,

40 and yet you refuse to come to me to receive life!

41 Human glory means nothing to me.

42 Besides, I know you too well: you have no love of God in you.

43 I have come in the name of my Father and you refuse to accept me; if someone else should come in his own name you would accept him.

44 How can you believe, since you look to each other for glory and are not concerned with the glory that comes from the one God?

45 Do not imagine that I am going to accuse you before the Father: you have placed your hopes on Moses, and Moses will be the one who accuses you.

46 If you really believed him you would believe me too, since it was about me that he was writing;

47 but if you will not believe what he wrote, how can you believe what I say?

16 It was because he did things like this on the Sabbath that the Jews began to harass Jesus.


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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Lent 2017 - Day 29

Welcome to Day 29
of your Lenten journey
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The Scripture of the day is from
John 5: 17-30

17 His answer to them was, 'My Father still goes on working, and I am at work, too.'

18 But that only made the Jews even more intent on killing him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he spoke of God as his own Father and so made himself God's equal.

19 To this Jesus replied: In all truth I tell you, by himself the Son can do nothing; he can do only what he sees the Father doing: and whatever the Father does the Son does too.

20 For the Father loves the Son and shows him everything he himself does, and he will show him even greater things than these, works that will astonish you.

21 Thus, as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so the Son gives life to anyone he chooses;

22 for the Father judges no one; he has entrusted all judgement to the Son,

23 so that all may honour the Son as they honour the Father. Whoever refuses honour to the Son refuses honour to the Father who sent him.

24 In all truth I tell you, whoever listens to my words, and believes in the one who sent me, has eternal life; without being brought to judgement such a person has passed from death to life.

25 In all truth I tell you, the hour is coming -- indeed it is already here -- when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and all who hear it will live.

26 For as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself;

27 and, because he is the Son of man, has granted him power to give judgement.

28 Do not be surprised at this, for the hour is coming when the dead will leave their graves at the sound of his voice:

29 those who did good will come forth to life; and those who did evil will come forth to judgement.

30 By myself I can do nothing; I can judge only as I am told to judge, and my judging is just, because I seek to do not my own will but the will of him who sent me.

16 It was because he did things like this on the Sabbath that the Jews began to harass Jesus.


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