Why I Believe in the Resurrection Part 2

6-Witnesses Were Willing To Die For Their Claims History is full of martyrs. Countless men and women have died for their beliefs. For that reason, it is not that significant to point out that the first disciples were willing to suffer and die for their faith. But it...

Why I Believe in the Resurrection Part 1

How many of Jesus’ 12 disciples can you name? Probably half. Peter, James, and John are easy. How about Judas and Matthew? And probably you would remember Thomas. Why? Let’s think about what he is most known for. He is Doubting Thomas, right? He is forever...

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:...