When a people refuse to worship the Lord, they are given over, in judgment, to their sinful desires and thoughts. Our culture demonstrates this truth. And yet the patience of God is still evident in all the upheaval.
If the Resurrection isn’t true, Christianity comes apart. But it is true. Jesus is Alive, and because He is, He is YOUR Lord. Do you believe? Have you been changed by the Resurrection’s power?
The values of Jesus’ upside-down Kingdom are on display as He is mocked, beaten and crucified.
The “sinless” was delivered up, while the “sinful” was released. Can you see your place in this passage?
A “safe-distance follower” of Jesus can quickly become a denier, if placed in the right circumstances. Learn this hard lesson from Peter.
The disciples fall and flee, but the Savior stands and stays.
The night before He died, Jesus eats one last time with His disciples, and He establishes a new “tradition” for the family of God, one that fulfills and replaces the Passover feast.
Who are the real followers of Christ? In this passage, one of the insiders shows himself to be an outsider, and one of the outsiders shows herself to be an insider.