On Monday of his final week on this planet, Jesus cursed a fruitless fig tree. The next day, Jesus and his disciples walked past the same tree:
It’s the Monday of Jesus’ final week on this planet.
Yesterday, Jesus’ arrival in Jerusalem caused quite a stir. Today, the stir grows into an outright uproar resulting in the religious leaders wanting to kill him.
Jesus was on his way back into the city. Here’s what happened next:
Yesterday, Jesus provided a parable about the power of persistent prayer. Today, he preaches about the problem of proud praying:
Yesterday, Jesus taught us how to pray. Today, he expands on that teaching:
One day, Jesus was praying. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.”
Jesus, echoing what he said here in the Sermon on the Mount, replied with 38 of the most beautiful words ever spoken. Pray through each and every one of them right now with all your ♥.
After the Transfiguration, Jesus, Peter, John and James came back down the mountain where they encountered the other disciples arguing with some religious experts in the midst of a crowd. Here’s what happened: