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Reading John’s Gospel: 11th August

The Plot to kill Jesus John 11:28-57 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection Plans are made to arrest Jesus in this section. Take note of who is involved in planning for Jesus’ arrest. What questions does this section raise for you?

Lazarus tomb

Reading John’s Gospel: 10th August

Lazarus John 11:1-27 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection Jesus says, “I am the resurrection and the life”. How might Martha understand this prior to Jesus’ death and resurrection at the end of the Gospel?

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Reading John’s gospel: 9th August

The Good Shepherd John 10:1-42 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection If you Google “Jesus and the Good Shepherd” you will find plenty of images. How do you picture Jesus?

blind

Reading John’s Gospel: 8th August

Jesus heals a Blind Man John 9:1-41 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection In ancient times sickness and disease were associated with a person who sinned or whose parents had sinned. What does this section say to us about sin and disease?

Truth

Reading John’s Gospel: 7th August

I am who I am John 8:31-59 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection Jesus says the truth will make you free. What does the freedom Jesus speak of look like?

light of world

Reading John’s Gospel: 6th August

Light of the World John 8:1-30 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection How has Jesus been a light in your life? Where have you witnessed God bringing light into the world?

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Reading John’s Gospel: 5th August

Who is Jesus? John 7:37-52 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection Some say Jesus is a prophet. Others say Jesus is the Messiah. Who do you say Jesus is?

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Reading John’s Gospel: 4th August

Jesus the Messiah John 7:10-36 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection The Pharisees and Chief priest send temple police to go and try to arrest Jesus. Based on your reading, why do some people want to arrest Jesus?

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Reading John’s Gospel: 3rd August

Tough Teaching John 6:60-71 – John 7:1-11  Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection “This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?” What part of Jesus’ teaching do you find hard to accept. Can you reply with Peter: “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal…

bread of life

Reading John’s Gospel: 2nd August

The Bread of Life John 6:25-59 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection What does Jesus as the bread of life mean to you? How does this connect to your understanding of Communion?