Joy through friendship with Jesus in John 15 video discussion

The lectionary reading for Easter 6 in Year B is the second half of what appears to be a single section of Jesus’ teaching, in his ‘Farewell Discourse’, John 15.9–17. On the one hand, it seems strange to have divided this teaching into its two halves.

On the other, whilst there is a continuing overarching theme of being fruitful whilst abiding in the vine, there are several big new theological ideas that are weaved into Jesus’ teaching here.

Come and join Ian and James as they explore all the issues here. Full written commentary to follow in the next post.

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  1. This discussion on John 15.9–17 delves into the profound themes of joy and friendship with Jesus, offering valuable insights into the richness of Jesus’ Farewell Discourse. The decision to divide the teaching into two halves may initially seem curious, but as Ian and James unpack the text, it becomes clear that there are significant theological nuances worth exploring.


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