Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Language of Love

As a result of this, many of His disciples withdrew and were not walking with Him anymore. So Jesus said to the twelve, “You do not want to go away also, do you?” Simon Peter answered Him, “Lord, to whom … Continue reading

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Get Up!

Now there is in Jerusalem by the sheep gate a pool… where lay a multitude of those who were sick, blind, lame, and withered, waiting for the moving of the waters [for whoever stepped in was made well.] A man … Continue reading

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Committed to Climb

When Jesus saw His ministry drawing huge crowds, He climbed a hillside. Those who were apprenticed to Him, the committed, climbed with Him. Arriving at a quiet place, He sat down and taught His climbing companions. – Matthew 5:1-2 (MSG) … Continue reading

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Why Are You Weeping?

“Dear woman, why are you crying?” the angels asked her. “Because they have taken away my Lord,” she replied, “and I don’t know where they have put Him.” She turned to leave and saw someone standing there. It was Jesus, … Continue reading

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Relationship

So the Pharisees and teachers of the law asked Jesus, “Why don’t your disciples live according to the tradition of the elders instead of eating their food with defiled hands?” He replied, “Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you … Continue reading

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Power Play

Then the devil took Him to the holy city and had Him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are the Son of God,” he said, “throw Yourself down. For it is written: He will command His … Continue reading

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The First Sunday of Lent – Secret Christian

Many people did believe in Him, including some of the Jewish leaders. But they wouldn’t admit it for fear that the Pharisees would expel them from the synagogue, for they loved human praise more than the praise of God. – … Continue reading

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Time Alone

After He had dismissed them, He went up on a mountainside by Himself to pray. Later that night, He was there alone…. – Matthew 14:23 During this season of Lent, we remember that even Jesus needed time away to regroup, … Continue reading

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Wine

The next day there was a wedding celebration in the village of Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, and Jesus and His disciples were also invited to the celebration. The wine supply ran out during the festivities, so Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Fasting

But when you fast, comb your hair and wash your face. Then no one will notice that you are fasting, except your Father, who knows what you do in private. And your Father, who sees everything, will reward you. – … Continue reading

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