The Passion of
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
(Quiet Prayer w/ Personal Prayer Support)
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jesus Goes to the Mount of Olives—Authority Questioned
There's a popular song commonly sung on Good Friday called, Were You There? It powerfully asks if "Were you there when they crucified my Lord?" They testify that even thinking about the Lord Jesus' suffering and death upon the cross is too much for them and that it causes them to tremble...
Read and meditate upon the scriptures. Think about what information is included, what it means, and how you can apply it to your life. Be sure to journal your thoughts!
Listen to Author and Senior Pastor of Bethel Church in Edison, NJ, also a leader in the Gospel Mission Network School of Leadership, John Naphor.
"One day—it was a Tuesday—I was reading Ephesians 2…I was saying to God, ‘Here we are 2000 years later and you’re asking us to have faith, look at Peter who was with you… and even they had some doubts… why can’t you give everybody a big AHA moment? For the unbelievers, and family members that don’t believe...
Come Sunday… I was ushering… I started having what I know is kidney stone pains..." —
"When I got saved, Feb 2013, the veil was truly lifted from my eyes and I heard the Holy Spirit specifically say to me, 'You no longer need to live the way you've been living, with anger, with fear. There is another way of peace, of love, of forgiveness, of joy, of HOPE.
'You've been lied to all these years, but from this moment forward, you will be...'" —
Think and journal your answers to the following questions to go deeper into today's scripture and meditation.
What do these scriptures reveal about Jesus' authority?
Do you think the authority of Jesus is challenged today? How?
How does our society view Jesus' authority?
How do you view Jesus' authority?
How would your life and family change if you fully receive and come under the full authority of Jesus Christ? Create a list and discuss with your family.
LIVE IT OUT
The key to growing in the Lord is to not only "hear" God's Word but to apply it to our lives.