Posts Tagged ‘Religious leaders seek to kill Him’

John 11:45-57 Unexpected Prophecy

A true conspiracy

Jesus had just finished raising Lazarus from the dead in our reading. Today we see the aftermath of that on the religious leaders.

During the last few weeks Jesus has performed two distinct miracles that have NEVER been done before. He opened the eyes of a mind blind since birth and He raised a man from the dead after four days. There is NO denying He is something special and that He comes directly from God. His works speak that fact loud and clear! John tells us that many of the Jews who were there comforting Mary in her grief believed in Jesus once they witnessed Lazarus’ resurrection. I LOVE that Jesus made sure to link Himself and the Father in public prayer right before calling Lazarus out. I bet that NO ONE present would ever forget that prayer. Read more »

Luke 19:44-48 Resetting the Boundaries

God drew the lines, Jesus was enforcing them

We are joining Jesus in what is referred to as “The Passion Week.” We saw Him ride into Jerusalem a few days ago. I wanted to see if we could go through the week at His speed and end up with His resurrection for Easter, but that is not going to happen. The first reason for not being able to attain this timeline is because of the number of events we are presented with in the scriptures and that I we have been taking our time with each event. The second reason is on my head. Because of so many other things going on in my life right now, I haven’t been consistent in writing every day. I want to apologize for my lack of dedication lately and pray I get back on track. Read more »