Lent is a season of the year when Christians meditate on the events that led up to Jesus' suffering and death. That means this time of year can bring up all sorts of feels, from thanks to guilt to love to regret. But more important than what you might be feeling is what Jesus felt in the week leading up to his crucifixion. More than anyone else, Jesus went through all the feels.
March 10, 2019
The right book or the right movie might give you "all the feels," but the value of Jesus' sacrifice cannot be measured by how it makes you feel. It's what he felt that makes his sacrifice worth so much.
March 17, 2019
About a week before Jesus died, he was honored with a most extravagant gift. What the gift was and how it was given to him will invite you to consider the way in which you honor him today.
March 24, 2019
What do you do when you start to feel overwhelmed? Make a plan to proactively address it? Ignore the problem and hope it goes away? Nobody likes to feel overwhelmed, but there are times in life when it is unavoidable. Jesus felt overwhelmed at a level you could never imagine, but the way he addressed it means you will never have to carry a burden alone.
March 31, 2019
It's so good to know that we have a God who is filled with love and compassion. And yet, during the last week of Jesus' life, we see that we have a God who can also get very angry. Why? What makes God angry? And how does Jesus display both amazing love and intense anger?
April 14, 2019
Loneliness is an odd thing. You can feel lonely when you are around a lot of people, and even though we are more connected than ever, people are more lonely than ever. Jesus experienced a level of loneliness more intense than you will ever know, and how he confronted it will change the way you react to being alone.