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The Word Without Walls Podcast

Apr 28, 2023

The narrative of Jesus healing the blind man continues.  Note how the (formerly) blind man interacts with the Pharisees.  What is beautiful about it?  What is God teaching us about our own natures through this passage?

Apr 27, 2023

This is an important chapter in the book of John.  Contrast it with the account of the lame man in chapter 5.

  • What does the disciples' question in verse two reveal about the mindset of the day?
  • Why do all of Jesus' healings seem to take place on a Sabbath?
  • In verse 22, notice the power of formality

Apr 25, 2023

  • What is it that makes us human?  Is it a free will, or discovery?
  • What is a constant theme throughout John?
  • In verse 49, note Jesus' interesting response to the Pharisees

Apr 22, 2023

Jesus is the light of the world.  

  • Jesus is the pinnacle of faith/belief/trust.  How does this contrast with those who attempt to assert their own ego?
  • Jesus defines Christianity in verse 31.  What if we were faithful to this?
  • Look at verse 34.  How does this align with the assertion that people have a free...

Apr 20, 2023

Why are these verses not included in some Bible translations, or included within brackets and special notes?  When the Pharisees brought the woman, who is missing in the scene?  What was Jesus writing on the ground?