Heroes of the Faith: The Apostle Philip
By looking at how the Apostle Philip in the New Testament, we can learn what it means to find and follow Jesus.
Scripture: John 1:43-45, 6:1-14, 14:8-9
Late in the evening Jesus comes walking on the water and challenges Peter to step out of the boat and walk to him. God calls us to step out of our "boat" and follow him everyday. So what got Peter out of the boat and how do we do the same?
Like so many of us, Peter struggled and fell when life failed to live up to his expectations. But he avoided the oh-so common trap of bitterness, and came back stronger than ever. Discover how you can do the same when life lets you down.
Thomas is often referred to as "Doubting Thomas," as if he is the only disciple who doubted Christ's resurrection. But the truth is that he wasn't alone; the other disciples had their doubts also. So do we. Every Christian eventually struggles with doubt: Is God real? Did Je...