10 Days with Jesus – Day 10

They Followed.They Trusted.They Believed. But not anymore.  Now they were hiding behind locked doors.  Words had been said.  Tempers had flared.  Belief had been lost.  The whole message of Jesus died with Jesus. Or so they thought . . . This was the night...

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10 Days with Jesus – Day 10

10 Days with Jesus – Day 9

“It is Finished.” Those 3 words echoed in the ears of the hiding disciples.  They were the very last words of the “Messiah” they had followed for the past three years.  Those 3 words didn’t make sense.  They had been waiting for a Messiah, a Deliverer, a King.  But...

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10 Days with Jesus – Day 9

10 Days with Jesus – Day 8

Good Friday?  What’s so good about 6 unjust trials throughout the night?  What’s so good about betrayal from the inside?  What’s so good about the Christ on a cross?  What’s so good about watching your friends scatter?  Your mother suffer?  Your FATHER turn His...

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10 Days with Jesus – Day 8

10 Days with Jesus – Day 7

Jesus had less than 12 hours till his Crucifixion.  He had spent 33 years headed straight into the mission of Good Friday and it was almost time.  But not quite yet.  Right now . . . on this Thursday evening . . . it was time for Supper.  Centuries later we refer...

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10 Days with Jesus – Day 7

10 Days with Jesus – Day 6

Where’s Jesus?  Seriously.  Where did he go?  Has anyone seen him today?  This is a BIG week and he’s gone.  Shouldn’t he be in the Temple again today giving them some fiery words like yesterday?  Shouldn’t he be out healing?  Or feeding?  Or something? But...

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10 Days with Jesus – Day 6

10 Days with Jesus – Day 5

Jesus was walking into the Temple for the very last time.  This was his home.  His heritage.  The place that where he grew up as a boy.  The sights, sounds, and smells of Temple worship were all too familiar to this old-school Jewish boy.  He was dedicated there as...

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10 Days with Jesus – Day 5

10 Days with Jesus – Day 4

When was the last time you cried?  I don’t mean a misty-eyed-could-have-been-the-pollen cried but - CRIED.  The kind of tears that make your eyes burn and your heart heavy.  The kind you can’t hold back even if you wanted to.  How long has it been since you cried...

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10 Days with Jesus – Day 4

10 Days with Jesus – Day 3

A Donkey.  Not a Horse.  A Donkey! Why would the King of the Jews ride a donkey to the biggest Jewish festival of the entire year?  “Come on Jesus - this is your big day.  Your chance to make your grand entrance.  Your BIG ANNOUNCEMENT.  It’s your Kingdom and it’s...

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10 Days with Jesus – Day 3