By way of introduction to this evening, we live in a time when there’s a tendency, if not an obsession, with the need to take old stories, change and rearrange or reconfigure them in new ways to meet our own personal needs sometimes. Yet, when we look back at the old fairytales, the historical tales, the mythologies, the stories speak for themselves. They don’t need additional interpretation. Oftentimes they can be very straightforward. If you want to peel the onion skin, there’re plenty of layers to peel. So as we turn to the Gospel of John this evening, we invite you to hear the story as it is.