Tag Archives: Disciple

Friends

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 We all have friends with whom we lost contact. Friendship is not just a relationship between people; it is also something that takes time and great effort to maintain. Quality friendships endure because those in such relationships … Continue reading

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Feed my sheep

John 21:1-19 Following the crucifixion and death of Christ, Peter seemed lost. So much had taken place in the three years since he had first encountered Jesus. At the beginning of their ministry, Peter was bold, but his assertiveness often … Continue reading

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My Lord, my God!

John 20:24-29 The first time Jesus appeared to the disciples, Thomas was not with them. The others tried to convince Thomas that Jesus was indeed alive, but he was not ready to accept such news. The same fear and doubt … Continue reading

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Peace be with you

John 20:19-23 Isn’t it odd that, after all of the miracles Jesus’ disciples witnessed, and the authoritative teaching they received, none of them seemed to believe Jesus would be raised on the third day? Even before he was crucified, it … Continue reading

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Washing feet

John 13:1-17 Dirty, filthy feet. That is what our Lord stooped so low to wash; the dirty, filthy feet of his closest companions. These are the feet of the twelve who dared take Jesus up on his invitation to follow … Continue reading

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Follow the leader

Matthew 16:21-28 I am sure most people have played “Follow the Leader.” It is a simple game, but it can become quite complicated if the leader heads in a direction the rest of the players do not want to go. … Continue reading

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Encountering the risen Christ

John 20:19-31 Isn’t it amazing how quickly Easter Sunday comes and goes? Oh, Easter isn’t over, just the hoopla that surrounds Easter Sunday. In too many respects, the world doesn’t quite understand Easter. The crowds may be gone, but the … Continue reading

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