Do You Believe?

It’s BIG QUESTIONS WEEK here on GUWG where all week long we’ve been looking at deep, thought-provoking ?s posed in the Bible.

One day, two blind men came to Jesus. They wanted to see. He asked them a simple question that cut right to the heart of the matter:

Do you believe I can make you see?

Their response?

Yes, Lord, we do.

The Christian’s Job Description

It’s Stamp Out Bible Illiteracy Gently (SOBIG) Week here on GUWG.

Today, we discuss what the Bible identifies as the job description for each and every human being in the history of the planet.

Here it is in one word …

Jesus on Salvation, Part 1

believe2We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

We’re taking a look at what Jesus said about a variety of absolutely critical, life-altering subjects in his own words with a minimum of commentary from me.

Today we start delving into JESUS ON SALVATION.

Believe!

GUWG-BelieveWe 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.

Some religious folks came to Jesus with a question:

What must we do to do the works God requires?

Jesus’ answer cuts right to the very of everything:

Repent and Believe

GUWGGoodNewsColorWe’re journeying through 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus to help us all LOVE GOD + OTHERS.

Jesus kicked off his public ministry with today’s featured command:

Repent and believe in the good news!

(Mark 1:15; Matthew 4:17) (HCSB)

Let’s break it down a bit …

Ultimate Authority

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

It’s Jesus’ final week on this planet. Even though the religious leaders were plotting to kill him, Jesus went to the temple courts and started teaching the people. That didn’t exactly sit well with the leaders:

“I and the Father are one.”

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

It was winter and Jesus was at the Festival of Dedication (or, in Hebrew, Hanukkah) in Jerusalem. He was walking in Solomon’s Colonnade in the temple courts.

Some religious leaders gathered around him, saying, “How long will you keep us in suspense. If you are Messiah, tell us plainly.”

Here’s how Jesus responded: