Top 10 Countdown: #1

We’re counting down the top ten Bible verses of all time, as determined by researchers with very large brains who analyze how often each verse is referenced.

Drum roll, please. Here’s the absolute #1 most popular Bible verse in the history of the universe.

You learned it in Sunday School. You’ve seen it on banners at sporting events. Maybe you’ve even got it tattooed on your biceps.

Top 10 Countdown: #2

We’re counting down the top ten Bible verses of all time, as determined by researchers with very large brains who analyze how often each verse is referenced.

Here’s VERSE #2:

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. (John 1:1)

Many of God’s biggest mysteries are packed into this beautiful little verse. Let’s try and unpack ’em a bit.

Top 10 Countdown: #3

We’re counting down the top ten Bible verses of all time, as determined by researchers with very large brains who analyze how often each verse is referenced.

Here’s VERSE #3,  straight from the mouth of Jesus:

I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. (John 14:6)

Top 10 Countdown: #4

We’re counting down the top ten Bible verses of all time, as determined by researchers with very large brains who analyze how often each verse is referenced.

Here’s VERSE #4:

Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. (Matthew 28:19-20a)

Top 10 Countdown: #5

We’re counting down the top ten Bible verses of all time, as determined by researchers with very large brains who analyze how often each verse is referenced.

Here’s VERSE #5:

All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
(Romans 3:23)

Everybody sins and falls short of God’s glory. You. Me. EVERYBODY.

Who Is This?

Our 40-day journey with Jesus continues to spiral toward its stunning climax.

Jesus came to town today. Here’s the picture painted by eyewitnesses:

The great crowd that had come for the Feast heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna!” “Blessed is he who  comes in the name of the Lord!” “Blessed is the King of Israel!” (John 12:12-13)

Another witness reported:

Jesus’ Final Days

Our 40-day journey with Jesus begins to spiral toward its climax.

Let’s set the stage …

Crowds are starting to gather. The people are expectant. The governor’s worried. The religious leaders are uneasy.

God’s coming to town. And he has a plan: saving you and me.

Here’s a sneak preview, based on an eyewitness account: