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The Word Without Walls Podcast

Mar 30, 2023

In the account of the healing at the pool of Bethesda, here are some questions we consider:

  • Why do we read so often of Jesus healing on the Sabbath?
  • What do Jesus' words to the man in verse 14 reveal about the man and his situation?
  • What about verse 4?  Why is it missing in several translations?

Mar 27, 2023

After the account of the woman at the well, we read of the Capuranum official with the sick son.  Why does Jesus often push back on people who come to Him for help?

As mentioned in this episode, I've done a study of when the words "it is necessary" and "unless" are included in the Gospel of John.  If you're interested...

Mar 23, 2023

Witness the change in the woman's attitude in verses 28 and 29.

When Jesus' disciples urge him to eat, what is the food that Jesus speaks of?  What gives Jesus energy?  How does this help explain the forty days of fasting in the wilderness?

What is the meaning of the short parable in this passage?  What does it reveal...

Mar 21, 2023

The account of the woman at the well continues.  Where is her mind stuck?  How is she similar to Nicodemus from the previous chapter?  How can we learn from her situation?

Mar 17, 2023

In this podcast episode, I reference the red pyramid world.  You can see a visual of this concept here.  As we move into chapter four--Jesus meeting the woman at the well--we encounter these questions:

  • Why was it necessary for Jesus to go through Samaria?
  • What do the details of the story reveal to us about...