The text that we come to this morning is in many ways an ending. When I got to this chapter, chapter 12 of John, I mentioned that the end of chapter 11 is a natural division in the book, and that is true.
We return this morning to the gospel of John. Thanks for allowing me to be off last week—it was a good, but very compact trip to Georgia and Florida that took me away to visit some colleges with Eva. And the biggest bonus was getting to worship last Sunday morning with the congregation at St.