Thrown into the fire

“Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.” – Jesus (Matt. 7:19)

Strong words of condemnation. Do you really know Jesus?

Lord of the Sabbath

“The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.Therefore the Son of Man is also Lord of the Sabbath.” – Mark 2:27-28

It is the Lord’s day. Do you have any idea who Jesus really is?

Him you do not believe

“You do not have His word abiding in you,” – Jesus (John 5:38)

“You do not have the love of God in you,” – Jesus (John 5:42)

Him you do not believe.” – Jesus (John 5:38, 47)

Not exactly bridge-building. Yet, Jesus said these harsh words because they needed them:

“I say these things that you may be saved.” – Jesus (John 5:34)

Do you have any idea who Jesus really is?

Who can forgive sins but God alone?

“Who is this who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins but God alone?” – The scribes and Pharisees (Luke 5:21)

Who can forgive sins but God alone?

Who is this?

Do you have any idea who Jesus really is?

Two very different Passovers

“They found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them and asking them questions.” – Luke 2:46

“When He had made a whip of cords, He drove them all out of the temple.” – John 2:15

Two very different Passovers.

Beware of the scribes

“Then, in the hearing of all the people, He said to His disciples, ‘Beware of the scribes…’” – Jesus (Luke 20:45-46

When it’s wrong to be nice: Jesus consistently dealt sternly with false teachers.

They are our bread

“Only do not rebel against the LORD, nor fear the people of the land, for they are our bread; their protection has departed from them, and the LORD is with us. Do not fear them.” – Joshua and Caleb (Num. 14:9)

Victory is “a piece of cake” with God on their side.

One who serves

“For who is greater, he who sits at the table, or he who serves? Is it not he who sits at the table? Yet I am among you as the One who serves.” – Jesus (Luke 22:27)

The King came to serve.

Sweet Meditation

“My meditation of Him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the LORD.” – Psa. 104:34

Sweet meditation.