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Reading John’s Gospel: 21st August

Jesus Prays John 17:1-26 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection Jesus prays for his disciples. Jesus is praying for you. Do you ever consider Jesus praying to the Father for you? How might this help your own practice of prayer?

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Reading John’s Gospel: 19th August

Witness John 15:18-27 John 16:1-24 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection What does it mean for you to give witness or testimony of your faith?

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Reading John’s Gospel: 18th August

  I am the Vine John 15:1-17 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection In what ways does the image of the vine and branches help you understand your connectedness to God and God’s people?

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Reading John’s Gospel: 17th August

Peace John 14:15-31 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection God’s peace is given to us. When have you experienced God’s peace in your life?

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Reading John’s Gospel: 16th August

I am the Way John 14:1-14 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection This section is often read at funerals and memorial services. Why do you think it would be chosen for a funeral? What Bible passages do you want read at your funeral?

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Reading John’s Gospel: 15th August

A New Commandment John 13:21-38 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection The new commandment is to love one another. How have you been loved in the past week? Where can you go ahead and share God’s love with someone this week?

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Reading John’s Gospel: 14th August

Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet John 13:1-20 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection Would you let Jesus wash your feet? Would you be willing to wash someone else’s feet to carry out Jesus’ instruction? Why or why not?

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Reading John’s Gospel: 13th August

Light and Darkness John 12:20-50 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection Jesus comes to save the world, not judge the world. What are some ways as the body of Christ, the Church, participates in saving the world?

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Reading John’s Gospel: 12th August

Jesus enters Jerusalem John 12:1-19 Hover over the verse for the text or listen to the reading: Reflection Jesus enters Jerusalem to waving palm branches and shouts of Hosanna. Does this have anything to say about how we worship Jesus today?

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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?