Great Wealth.

Jesus said to him, “Go, sell all you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in Heaven. Then come, follow me.” Mark 10:21. One day as Jesus was about to set out on a journey, a wealthy young man approached him with a question. The question that this young man had…

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Speak Up.

“Speak up for those who have no voice, for the justice of all who are dispossessed. Speak up, judge righteously, and defend the cause of the oppressed and needy.” Proverbs 31:8-9. These words were spoken to King Lemuel by his mother. Though scholars are not exactly sure who King Lemuel was, one thing they are…

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Seeing is Believing.

Thomas said to them, “Unless I see the mark of the nails in His hands, put my finger into the mark of the nails, and put my hand into His side, I will never believe!” John 20:25. After His resurrection, Christ appeared to many of his followers in and around Jerusalem. On one occasion, He…

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Empty.

“Peter, however, got up and ran to the tomb. When we stooped to look in, he saw it was empty; only the linen cloths that had covered His body remained. So he went home, amazed at what had happened.” Luke 24:12. When Christ’s body had been taken down off the cross, there was not enough time to…

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Be Like Me.

“I am the Lord your God, so you must consecrate yourselves and be holy because I am holy.” Leviticus 11:44. For 40 years the Hebrews wandered in the wilderness after being freed from slavery in Egypt. They wandered because they did not have enough faith in God and continually questioned every miracle He performed from…

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Endgame.

“So when they had gathered together, Pilate said to them, “Who is it you want me to release for you– Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Messiah?… Which of the two do you want me to release to you?” “Barabbas!” they answered. Pilate asked them, “What should I do with Jesus, who is called Messiah?”…

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In Remembrance of Me.

“And He took bread, gave thanks, broke it, gave it to them, and said “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of Me.” In the same way, He also took the cup after supper and said, “This is the new covenant established by my blood; it is shed for…

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