So many hymns of the past, just like this week’s, began as poems meant to convey simple truths about God. The accounts of Jesus feeding thousands of men, women, and children near the Sea of Galilee inspired Mary Artemisia Lathbury (1841-1913) to write the first two stanzas of Break Thou the Bread of Life in 1877.
Today we have the great honor of sharing one woman's story of faith, of growing in her walk with Jesus, and of trusting Him to direct her steps. Sometime during this Come and See journey through the Gospel of John, we hope you will write out your testimony of faith to show others how you've "passed from death to life." Don't miss the resource link in today's post.
Each Wednesday we share nuggets of truth from the weekly reading and a few questions to ponder, but they are meant simply to awaken your minds, not to limit your study. John 5, 6 and 7 are full of beautiful truths about Jesus and reflections on how humanity responded, and continues to respond, to the Son of God. Here are a few questions to encourage your study...
Today Cailyn Prewitt reads to us John 5-7, three incredibly rich chapters about our Jesus. May the words come alive as you imagine walking next to Jesus nearly 2,000 years ago, being touched by His healing power, eating His miracle bread and fish, and listening to His life-giving words.
In this week's Come and See journey through the Gospel of John, we're in chapters 5, 6 and 7. We will witness three more signs and wonders, watch people grapple with the teachings of Christ and who He truly is, and come across the first of the seven “I AM” statements.