We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.
We’re in the midst of a series entitled JESUS ON EVERYTHING, where we’re looking at what Jesus said on a wide variety of subjects with a minimum of commentary from me.
Today’s topic: JESUS ON DEATH.
Listen to Jesus. It’s truly a matter of life and death:
We’re in the midst of a deeeeep dive into a really BIG question: Who did Jesus say he is?
Yesterday, we looked at Jesus’ first words in the Bible. Right off the bat, he referred to God as his Father.
That claim led to a public clash with the religious leaders. They considered it blasphemy punishable by death because Jesus was “calling God his own Father, making himself equal with God.” (John 5:18)
How did Jesus answer the religious leaders with his life on the line? He didn’t back down and told ’em the truth: