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The One Jesus Loves.

I hope everyone is enjoying reading the bible as a family. I updated the readings today. (Sorry I missed a couple days). We are now onto Acts!

How did everyone like John? Would love to hear any additional thoughts or comments.

I love how John refers to himself as "the one that Jesus loves". How confident John is that Jesus does love Him. I aspire to be more like John -- to know with and proclaim with complete confidence how very loved I am by Jesus.

John 14:1

John 14:1 Don't let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me.

Jesus reassures us once again that we can trust Him and we need not worry. I can't hear it enough.

He goes a giant step further in 14:12 I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father.

This is huge! Jesus does miracles and heals people -- How is this possible that I could do works like Jesus? I believe John 14:10 gave us the answer -- The words I speak are not my own, but my Father who lives in me does his work through me. So it's still not about us! :) Jesus allows Gods works and words to pass through Him. It's so much bigger than us -- and completely awesome that we get to be part of the creator's plan! These verses actually pretty much blow me away. We have a tendency to make our God so small -- and He is so much more loving and capable than we understand.

Dear God, Helps us know y…