And the Jews' passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. And found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting: And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers' money, and overthrew the tables; (John 2:13-25 KJV) Jesus arrives at the temple in Jerusalem for Passover. He walks in and sees people selling cattle, sheep, and doves.
After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them. His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them. And there appeared before them Elijah and Moses, who were talking with Jesus. (Mark 9:2-4, NIV) It’s a familiar conversational gambit: if you could have dinner and deep conversation with any historical figure, whom would you choose? Or,
“but lay up for yourself treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matt. 6:20-21 (NKJV); Also read, Matt. 6:1-21 (NKJV) Our text is a part of Jesus Christ’s “Sermon on The Mount”. In His sermon, Jesus taught His disciples and all who were a part of the crowd to which He was speaking, what it truly meant to live in relationship with God the Father and how
As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” At once they left their nets and followed him. Mathew 4:18-20 Following someone in traffic can be difficult. While with a team in Puerto Rico (we were visiting pastors and churches there to get a sense of the impact of Hurrica