We Want to See Jesus

20 “Now among those who went up to worship at the feast were some Greeks. 21 So these came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and asked him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” 22 Philip went and told Andrew; Andrew and Philip went and told Jesus.” John 12:20-22, ESV Chapter 12 is a critical point in the ministry of Jesus.Continue reading “We Want to See Jesus”

The Art of Offending Jesus

Our actions can bless God, and others immensely. We really have no idea that we have such power in our grasp. But we do say and do things that do alter the realities of those who are trying desperately to draw close to Him. We like to be unattached from these very real things. WeContinue reading “The Art of Offending Jesus”

Dying to Self

In this particular post we are looking at an element of Christian discipleship that ties us all together. We must learn to die to self to be faithful. There can be no obedience unless we choose to carry our cross to a place of death. “Those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed the passionsContinue reading “Dying to Self”

A More Comfortable Discipleship

“Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow me.”  Matt. 16:24, NLT This is a head scratcher. The issue for me is that it is the disciples who are being addressed.  Jesus has words with them. Continue reading “A More Comfortable Discipleship”