Posts Tagged ‘One way to the Father’

John 12:44-50 I Have Come As Light

He is The Light in a dark world

I’m not certain where it is that we join Jesus today in our reading. I believe it is still during His final week this side of the grave, as that is topically where John has taken us. But I don’t know who He is addressing or the circumstances surrounding Jesus “crying out.” Are there both believers and nonbelievers in attendance? Is He in the temple teaching? Is He in Bethany for the night? We aren’t really told.

I’m thinking that there are probably both believers and nonbelievers present, if only Judas and a few others who are not fully following Him. Whoever He is addressing, He wants this message heard loud and clear! He “cried out” to ensure all would hear His heart’s cry. He is pleading for our very lives. Read more »