Author Archives: Don Guthrie

About Don Guthrie

Don Guthrie is the Senior Pastor at FBCSA.

You see?

Re:Verse reading–John 9:1-7, 13-41 (day one)  “As He walked along, he SAW a man blind from birth.”- v 1. There are two miracles in John 9.  Two outcomes of God’s outpoured power. The second is the one we usually notice.  … Continue reading

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Chew

Re:Verse reading–John 6:52-69 (day one) “As. . .I live because of the Father, so he who eats Me. . .will live because of Me.”–v 57 Strange idea to most of us.  As unfamiliar and distasteful as it was to those … Continue reading

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Holy day

Re:Verse reading–John 5:1-30 (day one) “After these things there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. . .and Jesus saw him. . .and asked him, ‘Do you want to get well?’ “–v 1, 6. Christmas … Continue reading

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The probing of a sinner’s heart

Re:Verse reading–John 4:4-30, 39-42 (day one) “Go call your husband, and come back.”–v 16. What memories must have flooded into her mind as Jesus spoke this command.  Early years.  Young love.  Tension, anger and ultimately collapse of the first marriage.  … Continue reading

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Born of the Spirit

Re:Verse reading–John 3:1-21 (day one) “You must be born OF the Spirit.”–v 7 Small word.  Often ignored.  Important truth.  We must be born OF the Spirit. The word in Greek is “ek”.  It meant “out of” (note EXodus–when God lead … Continue reading

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Near

Re:Verse reading–John 2:1-22 (day one) “This beginning of His signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and He manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.”–v 11 It was an unexpectedly small start.  Not a big splash on some … Continue reading

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Explanation

Re:Verse reading–John 1:1-18 (day one) “No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.”–v 18 “God, after He spoke long ago to the fathers in the … Continue reading

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Proof

Re:Verse reading 2 Corinthian 12:1-10 (day one) “I refrain (from boasting) so that no one will credit me with more than he sees in me and hears from me.”–v 5. Something my grandmother said.  Yours too, probably.  “The proof is … Continue reading

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Be angry. Sin not.

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 10 (day one) It is a false idea.  More powerful because it is close to the truth. Christians never get angry.  False.  Christians must always be careful with anger because it can (often does) lead to sin.  … Continue reading

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Be reconciled

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 7:5-16 (day one)  “He told us about your longing for me. . . so that my joy was greater than ever.“–v 7 If you have ever experienced a broken or strained relationship, you know.  Distance from a friend … Continue reading

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