Category John

Knowledge

The opening chapter of the book of Proverbs establishes the foundation of knowledge: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.” (Proverbs 1:7). James Montgomery Boice has this note about knowledge in his…

The inner garden

“Supposing him to be the gardener…” (John 20:15). Gordon MacDonald has a chapter entitled ‘Order in the Garden’ in his book ‘Ordering Your Private World’. I have often found his image of the garden very helpful and have found it…

The Divine Dance of Glory

Graham Cole has this to say about the glory of God in the Trinity: “In his famous high priestly prayer of John 17 Jesus prays to the Father, ‘I have brought you glory on earth’ (v 4), and, ‘Father, glorify…