Following Jesus Day 10

As we complete our ten days together in the life and teachings of Jesus, I want to leave you with these two Scriptures: Luke 9.23-25 “Then he said to them all, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross daily and...

Following Jesus Day 9

Ancient Orthodox icon of Jesus in the Synagogue Read Luke 4.16-22: When he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, he went to the synagogue on the sabbath day, as was his custom. He stood up to read, and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He...

Following Jesus Day 8

“The Sermon on the Mount” by Carl Bloch The Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5-7 is probably Jesus’ most famous teaching. The oft-quoted (and misquoted) Beatitudes are part of that sermon. One part that might not get much attention is this section:...

Following Jesus Day 6

Consider the end of the Lord’s Prayer and the verses after: And forgive us our debts,as we also have forgiven our debtors.And do not bring us to the time of trial,but rescue us from the evil one.For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father...

Following Jesus Day 5

The art below is “Jesus and Nicodemus” from the Jesus Mafa collection. This collection of paintings of the life of Christ was an initiative undertaken in the 1970s to help teach the gospel in Northern Cameroon.  The story of the conversation between Jesus...