The scripture for today is John 10:30 where Jesus says in the ESV, “I and the Father are one.” As Father’s Day approaches, let’s remember that we have a Father in Heaven who is perfect in every way, and we have access to his love through the person of Jesus Christ.
John 10:30 Daily Scripture for June 16
(ESV) I and the Father are one.”
(KJV) I and my Father are one.
(MSG) I and the Father are one heart and mind.”
(NIV) I and the Father are one.”
(NLT) The Father and I are one.”
16 June Biblical Reflection and Devotional
The word “unity” is often used to describe the relationship between Jesus and the Father. In John 10:30, Jesus says “I and the Father are one.” This statement has been understood in a number of ways, but one common interpretation is that Jesus and the Father are unified in purpose. This doesn’t mean that they are the same person, but that they are working together for the same goal. Another way to understand this passage is to see it as a statement of equality. In other words, Jesus is claiming to be on the same level as the Father. This doesn’t mean that he is saying he is equal to God in every way, but that he shares the same nature and attributes as the Father. Regardless of how we understand this passage, it is clear that Jesus and the Father have a special relationship. They are united in purpose and nature, and this gives us a glimpse into the nature of God himself.
When we reflect on today’s Bible verse, we see that Jesus is not just some human being who happened to be born with a special connection to God. Rather, He is the very incarnation of God Himself. And because He is one with the Father, He is also one with us. When we put our faith in Jesus, we are united with Him in a way that is beyond our understanding. This union gives us hope and strength in the midst of life’s trials and challenges. It shows us that we are never alone, because we are always united with Christ. As we reflect on this verse, let us remember that Jesus is not just some historical figure. He is the living Lord and Savior who desires to have a personal relationship with each one of us. Let us take comfort in His promises and trust in His unfailing love.
Today’s Prayer for June 16
Dear Lord, we are so grateful for the gift of Jesus Christ. Through Him, we have access to the Father and to eternal life. We praise You for Your mercy and Your grace, and we thank You for the many blessings You have bestowed upon us. Help us to always remember that our salvation comes through Christ alone, and that apart from Him we are lost. Grant us wisdom and strength to share the Good News with others, that they too may come to know the joy of a relationship with You. In Jesus’ name we pray, Amen.
The scripture for today is John 10:30 where Jesus says in the ESV, “I and the Father are one.”
June 16 is the 167th day of the year (168th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 198 days remain until the end of the year. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_16