Who Is Jesus, Really?

April 17 posted by JoHannah Reardon
Why was Peter’s answer so important for the disciples and for us? “And Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. And on the way he asked his disciples, ‘Who do people say that I am?’ … ... Continue reading →

That Which Defiles

April 16 posted by Anne Peterson
When you read this passage what comes to mind? “[Jesus] went on: ‘What comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, … ... Continue reading →

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand

April 15 posted by Chris Greer
What future meal does this remind you of? “And taking the five loaves and the two fish he looked up to heaven and said a blessing and broke the loaves and gave them to the disciples to set before the … ... Continue reading →

The Kingdom of God

April 14 posted by JoHannah Reardon
Last week was a week of parables, a type of teaching Jesus’ often used. A parable is a simple story intended to illustrate a moral or religious lesson. It has the impact of piquing our interest and making us want … ... Continue reading →

Jesus Invites the Apostles to Rest

April 13 posted by Janet Hanson
The apostles returned, where had they been? “The apostles returned to Jesus and told him all that they had done and taught. And he said to them, ‘Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest awhile.’ For many … ... Continue reading →

Jesus Calms the Storm

April 12 posted by Anne Peterson
Looking at this passage of scripture, what strikes you? Was this about Jesus performing a miracle, or about his disciples recognizing who he was? “A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was … ... Continue reading →

Parable of the Mustard Seed

April 11 posted by JoHannah Reardon
What is the point of this parable? Why did Jesus tell it? “And he said, ‘With what can we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable shall we use for it? It is like a grain of mustard seed, … ... Continue reading →