Posts Tagged ‘What’s to come’

Luke 22:35-38 Tough Times Ahead

Preparing for the battles to come

Jesus continues to prepare His disciples for life after He is gone. I’m certain they don’t realize what He is doing but we do. Just hours before the most stressful time Jesus will ever face, He is involved in caring for those who have been faithfully following Him. That’s love!

Jesus asks His disciples to think back to the time He sent them out to minister to the people in His name. He asked them if they lacked anything while they were about His business. They confirmed that, even though they had taken nothing for their journey, they lacked nothing. They were cared for by those they ministered to and by God Himself. But things are about to change.

Because of what Jesus could do for the people, He was very welcome and sought after by the common people. Things have been changing the closer He gets to the cross. His messages have become harder for the people to take, especially when He said to eat His flesh and drink His blood. Read more »