Take Up Your Cross

GUWG-Cross-NewWe 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 what it reeeeeally means to be a disciple:

Jesus on the Cross

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

In the last 24 hours, Jesus was betrayed, arrested, abandoned, mocked, beaten, tried and condemned. Then, at nine in the morning, he was hung on a cross at a place called The Skull (or, in Hebrew, Golgotha).

According to multiple eyewitnesses, here were Jesus’ final words:

Carrying the Cross

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

As we’ve been discussing the past few days, Jesus was condemned by the religious leaders in a travesty of a mockery of a sham of a trial. Then he was handed over to the Roman governor, Pontius Pilate, with demands that he be executed. Pilate eventually caved and ordered Jesus’ crucifixion.

Here’s what happened next:

The Cost of Following Jesus

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

A huge crowd was following Jesus. He turned to them and said:

Jesus Predicts His Death and Resurrection

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Now that the disciples are starting to understand who Jesus really is, he gives them this rather sobering foretaste of where things are heading:

The Bible. Uninterrupted.

GUWG-Cross-FlashAll week long here on GUWG we’ve been giving you the Bible in pure undiluted concentrated form.

Here’s today’s selection, straight from the mouth of Jesus. Ponder every part deeeeep in your soul.

The Bible. Uninterrupted.

This week on GUWG, you’ll hear virtually nothing from me. Just God’s wonderful and wise words. Learn ’em. Love ’em. Live ’em.

Here’s today’s selection: