The Disciple Jesus Loved
In the Gospel of John, the author refers to himself as "the disciple Jesus loved." John talks about love more than any other New Testament author, because he was deeply changed by the love of Jesus. His life and his ministry were forever marked by the reality that the Son of God loved him. Is the same thing true for you? Is your life anchored in the love of Jesus, or is it anchored in the things of this earth?
Scripture: 1 John 4:7-11
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...