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Posts by Les Heinze

Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer

John 17:1-5 “A godly man cannot live without prayer.” wrote the seventeenth-century English Puritan Thomas Watson. “A man cannot live unless he takes his breath, nor can the soul unless it breathes forth its desires to God.” The Bible commands prayer and records many examples of the prayer of godly people. Abraham prayed for God…

Jesus Promises Joy

John 16:16-33 These verses conclude the Upper Room Discourse and deal primarily with the concerns of the disciples. They were saddened that Jesus was leaving them, confused about some of His teachings and afraid of what might be coming. Amazingly, even though Jesus knew He was going to be crucified in a few hours, His…

The Spirit’s Work in the World

John 15:18-16:16 This passage has two important themes; the opposition of the world against the Church, and the ministry of the Spirit to and through the Church. Jesus openly taught His disciples that persecution would come and from the beginning of Christianity, believers have been hated and persecuted. In Rome, Christians preached one God and…

Relationships and Responsibilities

John 15:1-17 In this chapter, Jesus makes the seventh and last of His “I AM” statements affirming His deity. Jesus uses two illustrations of believers-branches and friends-to reveal our privileges and responsibilities. As branches, we have the privilege of sharing His life and the responsibility of abiding. As friends, we have the privilege of knowing…