Will You Still Follow If…

Would you still follow Jesus in devoted discipleship if you knew that it would cost you everything, including your life?


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Living the Abundant Life

Last week we saw Jesus bridge the gap from doubt to faith. Many of the disciples, like people of today, need very little proof that Jesus is alive. Others, like Thomas, require a bit more convincing. But once you know the truth that Jesus lives, the only thing left to do is to live in His transforming grace and the newness of life He’s given you, right?


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Touching Jesus

There is a large chasm that lays between faith and doubt. But God’s transforming grace can bridge that gap. And when you truly encounter the Lord Jesus Christ, the doubt that once governed your mind will begin to fade.

In John 20, Thomas represents all the individuals who hear the testimony about Jesus and the Gospel message, yet doubt its reality. These people want to see real evidence of God’s transforming grace and new life. They want to see Jesus!


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The Empty Tomb

… Mary Magdalene came early to the tomb, while it was still dark, and saw the stone already taken away from the tomb. … So Peter and the other disciple went forth, and stooping and looking in, he saw the linen wrappings lying there; but he did not go in. And so Simon Peter also came, following him, and entered the tomb; and he saw the linen wrappings lying there, and the face-cloth which had been on His head, not lying with the linen wrappings, but rolled up in a place by itself. So the other disciple who had first come to the tomb then also entered, and he saw and believed” (John 20:1–8).


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Blood and Water

Is Jesus really God in the flesh? Did Jesus really die on the cross?

These are questions that many people ask concerning the person and redemptive work of Jesus. The apostle John was surrounded by skeptics. The Gnostics didn’t believe Jesus had a real human body and actually died on the cross.

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