Do What Jesus Says

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We started here with Jesus’ first recorded words and finished yesterday with his last.

But we’re not done. Far from it.

One question we’ve been asking ourselves at every step in our journey is: What exactly does Jesus want us to do?

Starting today we’ll be reviewing Jesus’ answer to that question by examining his commands in chronological order from start to finish.

Jesus’ Last Words

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It’s Jesus’ final moments on this planet with his disciples. Here were his parting words:

The Great Commission

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Jesus’ time on earth is nearing its end. Today, he gives his disciples what is commonly called the Great Commission:

Feed His Sheep

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Jesus is about to leave Earth. He had one last breakfast with his disciples and then he took Peter aside and asked him three rather pointed questions:

Breakfast with Jesus

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After his resurrection, Jesus first appeared to his disciples as they were huddled and hiding in a locked room. He then appeared to them again by the Sea of Galilee.

Here’s an eyewitness account:

Stop Doubting and Believe

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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:

Jesus Appears to the Disciples

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Jesus was crucified. The disciples were devastated. It looked like all hope was lost. Literally.

But then, just as he promised, Jesus began to turn his disciples grief to joy through a series of resurrection appearances.

On the first night after his resurrection, Jesus appeared to disciples, who were huddled together in a locked room out of fear for the religious leaders: