Becoming Jesus Followers

Matthew 28:1-10 ESV Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. … Continue reading Becoming Jesus Followers

You are Not Alone

Do you have enemies? Do you have people who oppose you for doing what is right, just, truthful, merciful, godly and Christlike? Are you being persecuted for your faith in Jesus Christ, and for your witness and your testimony for him, and for his gospel of salvation? You are not alone. These Calamities Be merciful … Continue reading You are Not Alone

First Things First

"But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well" (Matt 6:33). “But I have this against you, that you have left your first love. Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am … Continue reading First Things First

Do You Love Me?

After Jesus had died and had risen from the grave, he appeared to his disciples multiple times. On one of these occasions he appeared to a small number of them while they were out fishing. The disciples came ashore, Jesus fed them breakfast, and then Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do … Continue reading Do You Love Me?