The Passion of Christ refers to His arrest, trial, and suffering from the Garden of Gethsemane to the crucifixion. Some believe Jesus was a lunatic, some believe He is Lord. Who do you say He is?
Here’s a great fishing story from Chuck Swindoll that helps us understand Peter’s experience in John 21 a little better.
If you want to get beyond the grave you need to trust in the One who Himself has gotten beyond the grave and lives forever.
Christ proved His love in that while we were still sinners He died for us. Do you know Christ died for you?
Jesus’ final words were spoken to His disciples but meant for everyone. And they’re life changing.
Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem was revolutionary. He spoke of love and grace and His Kingdom of peace.
It’s difficult to make sacrifices and give others our time, possessions, and money. But it’s in the giving we learn to rely on God instead of ourselves and it’s in the process we learn faith.
True friends are priceless. They believe in us, affirm us, and hold our hands up when we’re weary and unable to go on. If we have one true friend, we are rich.
Because we often underestimate the power of prayer we rush ahead of God without waiting on Him to do His work in His time. When we pray we need to take our hands off and trust God.
Jesus said “love one another,” and the word He used was “agape.” Agape is the highest form of love. It’s deliberate refusal to respond negatively. It’s a conquest of the will.