Blog Template Theology of the Body: John: Peace be with I send you"

Monday, April 24, 2006

John: Peace be with I send you"

John 20:19-31

19On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you!" 20After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord.

21Again Jesus said, "Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you." 22And with that he breathed on them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit. 23If you forgive anyone his sins, they are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven."


Bishop Andrew Smith preached a surpisingly obedient and stimulating little bit on this passage yesterday... the general sense was basically, well... now GO...