A Kingdom From Another Place

GUWG-TruthWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

Jesus isĀ in the midst of a travesty of a mockery of a sham of a trial.

First, he was brought before Annas, an influential religious leader and the former high priest. Then, in the middle of the night he was dragged to Caiphas, Annas’ son-in-law and the current high priest. Throughout the ordeal, Jesus was falsely accused, mocked, spat upon and beaten.

Now, at daybreak, he was taken to the Sanhedrin, the official religious ruling council. They had one key question for Jesus, in an attempt to try to pin a charge of blasphemy on him:

The Trial of Jesus

GUWG-TrialWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

It’s Jesus’ last night on earth. Yesterday, we discussed his betrayal and arrest. Today begins a mockery of a travesty of a sham of a trial that leads directly to the Cross.

After Jesus was arrested he was first brought to an influential religious leader and former high priest named Annas, who questioned Jesus about his disciples and teaching. Here’s how Jesus replied:

Jesus Gets Betrayed, Arrested and Deserted

GUWG-Judas-KissWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

It’s Jesus’ last night on earth. Yesterday, we discussed how he prayed for his Father’s will to be done. Here’s what happened next, according to multiple eyewitnesses:

Agony in the Garden

GUWG-GardenWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

It’s Jesus’ final night before the Cross. After the Last Supper, Jesus and his disciples went to the Garden of Gethsemane at the foot of the Mount of Olives:

Jesus Prayed for You and Me

GUWG-Cross-Cloud-5We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

What’s the last thing Jesus did before he headed to the garden to be arrested?

He prayed for his disciples — and then, get this: he prayed for you and me.

Here is his prayer in its entirety. Far too few humans have actually read through it in one sitting. Don’t be one of them. Pray through every word right now. Please.

Grief to Joy

GUWG-Grief-Joy-2We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

It’s Jesus’ last week on earth. He’s giving final instructions to his disciples.

Yesterday, he gave a dissertation on the Holy Spirit. Today, he starts off with this rather provocative statement:

Jesus on the Spirit

GUWG-SpiritWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

It’s Jesus’ last week on earth. He’s giving final instructions to his disciples.

Today’s topic? The Holy Spirit: