We 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.
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:
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:
Jesus’ brothers wanted to go to Judea to celebrate the Festival of Tabernacles. That celebration marked the occasion when the Israelites lived in temporary shelters after leaving Egypt and looked forward to the Messiah’s coming.
Jesus’ brothers asked him to come along. He had other plans: