Learning from John

John reported many of Jesus’ signs and saying to show us that Jesus was the Messiah–the Son of God–who offers eternal life to all who believe in him.

We encourage you to read the book of John this month, as you continue learn more about Jesus and grow in your relationship him.

In this post, you’ll find 7 devotionals which give you a glimpse of the themes you’ll find in this gospel.

1.  John 1 – What is the Meaning of Life?

In this video, College Golf Fellowship Staff Member Brad Payne (Central Region) shares a Bible Study from John 1 and talks about how college students can discover true meaning in life.


2. John 6 – Who Is Jesus?

Matt Van Zandt shares a biblical message about the identify of Jesus Christ, based on Peter’s historic confession in John 6:66-69.


3. John 7 – What is Genuine Saving Faith?

Michael Blodgett (Northeast Region) shares a biblical message about how a real relationship with Christ changes our hearts, based on John 7. 




4. John 14 – The Counselor and the Caddy

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Sometimes it is hard to think of the Holy Spirit in a personal and practical way, but perhaps this illustration will help.  Every professional golfer has a great caddy who comes alongside their golfer and encourages, advises, helps, and defends.  However, in order for the golfer to get the most out of his relationship with his caddy and tap into the resources that his caddy can provide, he must trust his caddy completely and respond to his advice.  If there is no trust, the caddy will not be able to do his job fully.

In the same way, the Holy Spirit wants more than anything to come alongside each one of us and lead us, encourage us, advise us, defend us, and help us become the people God created us to be.  Obviously, the Holy Spirit is God Himself living inside us and has a lot more power and resources than a caddy, but in order for that power and resource to be tapped into, we must fully trust Him with our lives and allow Him to do his job! [Read more]




5. John 15 – How to Remain in Jesus Christ

In this video, CGF Staff Member Draegen Majors (Oklahoma) shares a devotional message on remaining in Christ through gratitude and love (Based on John 15:1-6).



6. John 18 – What is Truth?

In this video, Michael Blodgett (Northeast Region) shares a helpful message on truth, based on John 18:37. Truth exists and it can be seen in the teachings and the person of Jesus Christ.



7. John 20 – Overcoming Timidity

In this video, Robb Bierbaum shares a message on the Gospel and breaking the power of fear, based on John 20:19-21. What changed the disciples from passive, timid, paralyzed and fearful to bold and fearless? The risen Jesus. The same power Sources is available to us. Let us live with boldness because of who we are in Christ.

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