That we need an Advocate to change God’s mind about us just doesn’t fit a God “who so loved the world.” It’s contrary to Jesus saying that he came not to condemn the world but to save, heal, and transform it (John 3:17). “I came,” he says, “that they may have life, and have it abundantly” (John 10:9). What if the Advocate’s role is not to change God’s mind but to change our minds about ourselves and each other?
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“I will not leave you orphaned.” – A Sermon on John 14:15-21, Easter 6A
The collect and readings for the Sixth Sunday after Easter may be found here. The appointed gospel is John 14:15-21. If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you…
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