Pray for Harvest Workers

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

We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

Here are today’s featured selections:

Mercy, Not Sacrifice

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We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

Jesus invited Matthew — a tax collector and one of the biggest outcasts in town — to follow him. In response, Matthew threw a big party and invited a bunch of not-so-religious-y folks. That prompted this question from the religious leaders:

Why do you and your teacher eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?

Here’s how Jesus responded:

Follow Jesus Now. No Excuses.

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We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

Jesus gave this rather simple command:

Follow me.

That prompted one man to say, “Lord, first let me go and bury my father.”

Here’s how Jesus responded:

Stop Sinning

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We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

Jesus was in Jerusalem at a pool called Bethesda, which was surrounded by people suffering from various disabilities. Legend had it that every once in awhile an angel would dip his wings into the water and stir it up and that the first person in would be healed.

A real healing occurred when Jesus arrived on the scene. Here’s what eyewitnesses reported:

Find the Gate

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We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

Today, Jesus gives us a stark contrast and makes it clear that we have a choice to make:

Beware False Leaders and False Followers

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We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

Today, Jesus warns us about false prophets and false followers.

Let’s start with false prophets:

Beware Hypocrisy

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

We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

Here’s today’s featured command: