Day 11: What Is Your Image of Jesus?

What is your image of Jesus? A shepherd… a savior… a resurrected King?  Maybe a healer, and forgiver, our Lord? How often do you remember that Jesus was also fully human?  Jesus was 100% God and man.   In John 11 we read about Jesus attending the funeral of his friend...
Day 10: What Is Jesus Saying to You Today?

Day 10: What Is Jesus Saying to You Today?

We don’t understand the sheep stories very well.   Jesus uses a lot of them because his audience knows them as well as we know dogs. (though I doubt anyone ever put a Halloween costume on a sheep back then) So when he says this phrase, it’s a bit lost on us....
Day 8: Who Are You Accusing?

Day 8: Who Are You Accusing?

Today we read one of the most famous accounts of Jesus’ interactions with people.  “Jesus returned to the Mount of Olives, but early the next morning he was back again at the Temple. A crowd soon gathered, and he sat down and taught them.” John 8:1-2 This...
Day 7: What Are Your Assumptions About God?

Day 7: What Are Your Assumptions About God?

Somehow we all grow up with an image of God. And we often carry this into our adulthood. For me it was an image of a powerful being in the sky recording my every move and quietly keeping score on how well I was doing.  What is it for you? Old man on a big throne in...
Day 6: How Do You See Jesus?

Day 6: How Do You See Jesus?

For many of us trusting in Jesus is a bit difficult.  After all, we can’t see him. We hear people tell stories of “placing their trust in Jesus” or “surrendering their lives to Jesus” and we think, “good for you, but I’m a bit more cautious.”  Or maybe you even use...

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