What happens if I deny Jesus?
AUTHOR: Bill Gorman
Take time to reread the passage from Sunday. Review your notes. What is God bringing back to mind from His Word? Now listen in as Bill Gorman adds one more nuance we wish we could have shared on Sunday.
In this week’s sermon we looked at Peter’s denial of Jesus. And if Peter, who was with Jesus, part of his inner circle, promised to die with him — denied him when the pressure got intense — maybe you, like me, have wondered — what hope is there for me?
One passage that has always helped me here is 2 Tim 2:12-13.
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If we are not intentional, the Christian message of Jesus’ resurrection may be easily overshadowed or absorbed into the mix of the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunts, pastel colors, and marshmallow Peeps. But as Christians, the resurrection of Jesus must be front and center in our Easter celebrations.
Now it was Mary Magdalene and Joanna and Mary the mother of James and the other women with them who told these things to the apostles, but these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.
The discipline of study involves carving time out of our “do more” culture to dig deep into the meaning of truth. One of the best places to study what God’s timeless word is speaking to us is to hear how a Christian leader in another time or culture is processing the truth of God’s Word.