John’s Gospel puts before the reader a grand assemblage of 7 I AM sentences, rooted in the name of God in Exodus 3:14, I AM WHO I AM.
I am the bread of life. (John 6:35, 48, 51);
I am the light of the world (John 8:12; 9:5);
I am the gate for the sheep (John 10:7, 9);
I am the good shepherd (John 10:11, 14);
I am the resurrection and the life (John 11:25);
I am the way, and the truth, and the life (John 14:6);
I am the true vine (John 15:1, 5).
Anyone one of these images would take us deeply into an encounter with the Risen Lord, but none more so than “I
am the resurrection and the life”, from this Sundays Gospel.

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