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Devotional Hours with the Bible, Volume 7

By J.R. Miller

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   Introduction - Devotional Hours with the Bible J. R. Miller, 1909 Volume 7. From the Gospel of John This eight volume set was published between 1908 and 1
   Chapter 1 - Christ the Life and Light of Men - John 1:1-18 The first three Gospels begin on the earth; the fourth Gospel begins back in eternity. There are no sublimer words in all language than
   Chapter 2 - The Witness of John to Jesus - John 1:19-34 John was a good witness. He had a strange training. He was brought up, not in any school with human teachers--but in God's school, in
   Chapter 3 - The First Miracle in Cana - John 2:1-11 There were thirty years of silence before Jesus began to speak publicly. The only miracles in those days were miracles of love, of obed
   Chapter 4 - Jesus Cleansing the Temple - John 2:13-25 Over and over again in the Gospels, we read of Jesus going to the feasts of the Jews and to their synagogue services. In this He set a
   Chapter 5 - Jesus and Nicodemus - John 3:1-15 Nicodemus is well-known. His story has often been told. We study here, the beginning of his Christian life. It is the fashion to speak
   Chapter 6 - Jesus at Jacob's Well - John 4:4-15 The record tells us that Jesus in His journey, "must need go through Samaria." There was no other way unless He had gone far around it.
   Chapter 7 - The Second Miracle at Cana - John 4:43-54 "Once more he visited Cana in Galilee, where he had turned the water into wine. And there was a certain royal official whose son lay s
   Chapter 8 - Jesus at the Pool of Bethesda - John 5:1-15 "One who was there had been an invalid for thirty-eight years." John 5:5. It is not easy to be sick year after year. Prolonged invalidi
   Chapter 9 - Christ's Divine Authority - John 5:17-27 The people were angry at Jesus because He had healed the helpless invalid on the Sabbath. They claimed that He had done wrong by the w
   Chapter 10 - The Miracle of the Loaves and Fish - John 6:1-14 The importance of the miracle of the loaves and fish is shown in the fact that it is the only one of the miracles which all the four ev
   Chapter 11 - Jesus, the Bread of Life - John 6:22-40 It was the day after the multitude had been fed so marvelously on the five loaves and the two fishes. So great was the impression made
   Chapter 12 - Jesus at the Feast of Tabernacles - John 7:37-46 In the chapter from which our passage is taken, we find much about how different people regarded Jesus. His brothers did not believe o
   Chapter 13 - The Slavery of Sin - John 8:31-40 The title of this passage is suggestive. People who live in sin--do not think that they are slaves--they often think they are the only
   Chapter 14 - Healing the Man Born Blind - John 9:1-11 The narrative of the opening of this blind man's eyes is given only in John's gospel. It is recorded with much minuteness, not merely b
   Chapter 15 - Jesus the Good Shepherd - John 10:1-18 SHEPHERD is a very rustic name for Christ, and yet as used in the Scriptures, it is wonderfully rich in its suggestiveness. In the Old
   Chapter 16 - The Abundant Life - John 10:10 Christ always wants abundant life. He is infinitely patient with the weak--but He wishes that we be strong. He accepts the feeblest serv
   Chapter 17 - The Raising of Lazarus - John 11:32-45 The eleventh chapter of John's gospel introduces us to an experience of our Lord's life which will ever be unspeakably precious to Hi
   Chapter 18 - The Supper at Bethany - John 12:1-11 "Here a dinner was given in Jesus' honor." The feast was in recognition of the great blessing Jesus had brought to the home in Bethany
   Chapter 19 - Jesus Entering into Jerusalem - John 12:12-26 The time of the triumphal entry was five days before the crucifixion. There was an immense contrast between the two events. Here we s
   Chapter 20 - Serving, Following, Sharing - John 12:26 "Whoever serves me--must follow me." If he would be My servant; if he would belong to Me--let him follow me. Let him live as I live, com
   Chapter 21 - Washing the Disciples' Feet - John 13:1-14 It is supposed that the strife among the disciples as to which was the greatest, led to the incident of the washing of the feet. None
   Chapter 22 - The New Commandment - John 13:34-35 "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you a
   Chapter 23 - How Christ Comforts - John 14:1, 2 The words of the fourteenth chapter of John were spoken by the Master to His friends in a time of deep grief which seemed inconsolable
   Chapter 24 - Why Does No One See God? - John 14:8, 9 "Philip said, "Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us." Jesus answered: "Don't you know me, Philip, even after I hav
   Chapter 25 - The Way, the Truth, and the Life - John 14:1-14 The fourteenth chapter of John's gospel is the most familiar chapter of the New Testament. Its words are sweet music. As spoken first,
   Chapter 26 - The Comforter Promised - John 14:15-27 Everything in Christian life is love. "The fruit of the Spirit is love." There are other things that are mentioned as fruit--but love
   Chapter 27 - The Vine and the Branches - John 15:1-12 When Jesus says, "I am the true vine," He means that He is the source of the spiritual life of His people, who are compared to branche
   Chapter 28 - The Spirit's Work - John 16:1-15 "Now I am going to him who sent me--yet none of you asks me, 'Where are you going?' Because I have said these things, you are filled
   Chapter 29 - Alone--yet Not Alone - John 16:32 "But a time is coming, and has come, when you will be scattered, each to his own home. You will leave me all alone. Yet I am not alone,
   Chapter 30 - Jesus Prays for His Friends - John 17:15-26 A writer tells of quietly opening the door of his mother's room one day in his boyhood, seeing her on her knees, and hearing her spea
   Chapter 31 - Christ Betrayed - John 18:1-13 It was after the great intercessory prayer. Jesus now set out on His journey to the cross. The Garden of Gethsemane was on the way. Th
   Chapter 32 - Jesus Before Pilate - John 18:28-40 It was early in the morning. There was special hurry that day, for the rulers wanted to get their business out of the way, because of
   Chapter 33 - Pilate Sentencing Jesus - John 19:1-16 Pilate's portrait is hung up in the gallery of the world's great criminals. His is one of the names which never will be forgotten. The
   Chapter 34 - The Crucifixion of Christ - John 19:17-30 An old legend said that Calvary was at the center of the earth. So it was, really, for the cross was the meeting place of two eternit
   Chapter 35 - "It is finished!" - John 19:30 The three hours of darkness was ending. The light was breaking. The Scripture tells us that Jesus then cried out in a loud, strong voice
   Chapter 36 - The Resurrection - John 20:11-23 John tells us that the new tomb in which Jesus was laid to rest, was in a garden. This is more than a picture--it is a little parable
   Chapter 37 - "Peace Be unto You!" - John 20:19, 21, 26 No other benediction that could fall upon the ears of men, could mean more than this: "Peace be unto you!" This is a restless, s
   Chapter 38 - The Beloved Disciple - John 21:20 The name of John is not once mentioned in all his gospel. Again and again the writer refers to himself as "the disciple whom Jesus loved

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