Easter is here! This is the feast which transforms death to life, and breaths light and hope into our darkness. This is the season when Christ’s victory is achieved, and forgiveness and new life is offered to us and to all. We rejoice with the ancient word of joy- Alleluia- Glory to God
The meditations on the ‘I am’ sayings of Jesus are ‘I am the good shepherd‘, ‘I am the bread of life‘, ‘I am the light of the world‘, ‘I am the Way, the Truth and the Life‘, ‘I am the vine‘, ‘I am the resurrection and the life‘.
Meditations from the start of John’s Gospel: Friday 17th April, John 2:1-11, trust. Monday 20th April, John 2:13-22, making space for God. Tuesday 21st April, John 2:23-25, God knows us. Wednesday 22nd April, John 3:1-10, on knowledge and understanding. Thursday 23rd April, John 3:11-16, trust. Friday 24th April, John 3:17-21, judgement.
Monday 27th April, John 3:22-24, on Christ’s presence. Tuesday 28th April, John 3:25-30, on empathy. Wednesday 29th April, John 4:1-6, on weariness. Thursday 30th April, John 4:7-15, on openness to God. Friday 1st May, John 4:16-24, on the whole truth.
Monday 4th May, John 4:25-27, on the ruler of all things. Tuesday 5th May, John 4:27-30, He knows us. Wednesday 6th May, John 4:31-34, on what feeds us. Thursday 7th May, John 4:35-37, on sowing and reaping.
Monday 11th May, John 4:39-42, on trust. Tuesday 12th May, John 4:46-50, on love.Wednesday 13th May, John 4:50-54, on trusting those we love to Christ. Thursday 14th May, John 5:2-9. How Christ is close at hand. Friday 15th May, John 5:9-13, on priorities.
Monday 18th May, John 5:14-18, on holiness. Tuesday 19th May, John 5:19-24, From what we can see, to what is beyond our imagining. Wednesday 20th May, John 5:25-30, on life. Thursday 21st May, John 5:31-38, on belief. Friday 22nd May, John 5:36-47, on scripture.
Tuesday 26th May, John 6:1-15, on sitting down and receiving.