'Disciples' Tagged Posts

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Daily Devotions

But when Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, ‘Go away from me, Lord, for I am a sinful man!’…Then Jesus said to Simon, ‘Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching people.’” vss. 8, 10b Luke 5:6-11 As Luke tells the story, when Simon saw the magnificent catch of fish, he recognized that he was in the presence of holiness, and, like Isaiah, felt an immediate and overwhelming sense of unworthiness. Evidently…

Daily Devotions

Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, ‘If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.’” vss. 31-32 John 8:31-33 There are countless people in our world who have, at one time or another in their lives, made some sort of commitment to Jesus. Perhaps they went through the rite of baptism or confirmation, or maybe at a revival they made…

Daily Devotions

But they did not understand what he was saying and were afraid to ask him.” vs. 32 Mark 9:30-32 Sometimes we imagine Jesus to have been like a kind and gentle pastor, a leader who could warm our hearts with a smile, and who we could have come to at any time with any questions or concerns. That’s a nice thought and we are indeed blessed when we meet such persons. Unfortunately that description doesn’t fit the Jesus we meet…

Daily Devotions: July 6, 2019

July 6, 2019 For full passage click: Luke 10:1-11 …“Whenever you enter a town and its people welcome you, eat what is set before you; cure the sick who are there, and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near to you.’” vss. 8-9 It didn’t take long for Jesus to realize that the work of proclaiming the kingdom was too much for one person. He needed an army of disciples to meet the needs of the needy…

Daily Devotions: February 10, 2019

February 10, 2019 To read full passage click: Luke 5:6-11 …“But when Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, ‘Go away from me, Lord, for I am a sinful man!’” vs. 8 When Simon Peter catches a glimpse of the Divine Presence in Jesus, his immediate response is to ask him to go away, a request that reminds us of Isaiah’s call-story some centuries before. It’s a reaction that many can understand, especially if we have…

Daily Devotions: February 10, 2019

February 10, 2019 To read full passage click: Luke 5:6-11 …“But when Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, ‘Go away from me, Lord, for I am a sinful man!’” vs. 8 When Simon Peter catches a glimpse of the Divine Presence in Jesus, his immediate response is to ask him to go away, a request that reminds us of Isaiah’s call-story some centuries before. It’s a reaction that many can understand, especially if we have…