True Greatness

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Talk about missing the point.

It’s Jesus’ final week on the planet. In the midst of the Last Supper, a dispute broke out among his disciples as to which of them was the greatest. Here’s how Jesus responded:

A New Command

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It’s Jesus’ final week on earth. The Cross is looming.

He’s sharing one last meal with his disciples. Yesterday, he said that one of them would betray him. Today, he says they’ll all fall away:

Betrayal

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Jesus and the disciples were gathered together for the Last Supper. While they were eating, Jesus was “troubled in spirit” and then made this rather solemn pronouncement:

Get Washed Up

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Imagine for a moment that you’re Jesus. You have one last meal with your disciples. What lesson do you want to leave them with and how will you teach it?

In describing the scene, one eyewitness began his account with these words:

Get Ready

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Jesus’ time on earth is drawing to a close. Jesus asks the disciples to begin preparations for what is now known as “the Last Supper”:

A Beautiful Thing

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Jesus was at a dinner at the home of a man named Simon the Leper. Other guests included Lazarus, whom Jesus raised from the dead, as well as Lazarus’ sisters Martha and Mary.

Here’s what happened:

Sheep or Goat?

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Are you a sheep or a goat? Believe it or not, that’s a question with eternal implications.

For the past several days, we’ve been discussing Jesus’ Olivet Discourse — a series of lessons he taught on the Mount of Olives during his final week on this planet. Today, we reach the heart-hitting conclusion of that teaching: