Jesus’ protest in the temple got him killed. In these chapters we see him as the powerful Messiah, coming into the seat of power triumphant yet humble and then standing up to corruption in the holiest most powerful institution of his day. 90 more words
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Most of our stories have to do with relationships, usually relationships that end “happily ever after”. In reality, marriage is much more complicated! This episode explores the idea, ideal, and history of marriage, as well as what makes a good marriage on earth as it is in heaven. 85 more words
In these chapters we have shepherds going to rescue the lost sheep, and a Priest and Levite who avoid the potentially dead man. In John, Jesus declares himself the water of life, the light of the world, and the Good Shepherd. 91 more words
In this bonus episode I read Carol Lynn Pearson’s Easter short story, “Holy Week”. I hope you find it as moving as I did.
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What would we think of ourselves transfigured? Are we prepared for the effort and pain that experiencing our better selves would require? These chapters teach us about cooperating with those who have common goals, transformation, and ask the provocative question: What are we purchasing with the currency of our soul? 51 more words
Jesus teaches that greater than the miracle of feeding the multitudes or even healing the body is feeding and healing the soul. And one key to feeding the soul is to nurture our personal relationship with the Bread of Life. 47 more words