Knowing Jesus: Jesus put spiritual things first

Jesus put spiritual things first

Typically, people in the world — and I include many Christians in this statement — have the same reaction when they see someone that's considered more excited about serving God than is considered "normal." They think they're nuts. Based on scripture, I suspect that's how a lot of people saw Jesus most of the time. … Continue reading Knowing Jesus: Jesus put spiritual things first

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Knowing Jesus: Jesus required true “discipleship”

Knowing Jesus, Lesson 10: Jesus required true discipleship

When we think about Jesus, we often depict him as the warm and welcoming savior, waiting with open arms for any and all who want to follow after him. And that's a good thing, because that's exactly who Jesus is. But sometimes, I think that the religious world's view of the Gospel invitation misses one vital … Continue reading Knowing Jesus: Jesus required true “discipleship”