The Trial of Jesus

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

It’s Jesus’ last night on earth. Yesterday, we discussed his betrayal and arrest. Today begins a mockery of a travesty of a sham of a trial that leads directly to the Cross.

After Jesus was arrested he was first brought to an influential religious leader and former high priest named Annas, who questioned Jesus about his disciples and teaching. Here’s how Jesus replied:

A New Command

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

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:

Jesus Predicts His Death and Resurrection

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

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

Who Do You Say I Am?

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

While Jesus and his disciples were traveling to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked them a rather deep question:

“Who do the crowds say I am?”

They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets who has come back to life.”

Then he took it even deeeeeper:

Rock Prayer

GUWG-RockIt’s ROCK’S GREATEST HITS WEEK here on GUWG, where we’ve been examining words of wisdom from the man Jesus nicknamed “Rock” (aka Peter).

We’ll close where we started, by praying through these wonderful words from Rock’s first letter:

The End Is Near

It’s ROCK’S GREATEST HITS WEEK here on GUWG, where we’ve been examining words of wisdom from the man Jesus nicknamed “Rock” (aka Peter).

We’ll close just like Peter closed his letters — with a highly motivational call to action based on one simple fact: it’s later than it’s ever been.

Here’s a selection from Peter’s first letter:

How to Live

This week on GUWG, we’re looking at ROCK’S GREATEST HITS — words of wisdom from the disciple Jesus nicknamed “Rock” (aka Peter).

Want to know how to live in your short time on this planet? Here’s a a top ten list of Peter’s practical principles:

  1. Get Ready For Action. “Prepare your minds for action: be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given to you when Jesus Christ is revealed.” (1 Peter 1:13)