Stop Doubting and Believe

GUWG-Faith-DoubtWe 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.

Today’s command is rather straightforward:

Stop doubting and believe. (John 20:25)

What was the context of this command? Jesus had just risen from the dead and appeared to his disciples. All but Thomas, that is.

When the other disciples told Thomas they had seen Jesus, he said this:

Stop Doubting and Believe

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

Yesterday, we discussed Jesus’ first appearance to his disciples after his resurrection.

Thomas wasn’t there when Jesus appeared. The other disciples kept telling him, “We have seen the Lord!” His response? “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my hand into his side, I won’t believe.”

A week later he got his chance: